Zurich Opera Revives a Moving Bitter-Sweet Der Rosenkavalier

24/02/2019

R. Strauss, Der RosenkavalierSoloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 23.2.2019. (JR)

Christof Fischesser (Baron Ochs) & Sabine Devieilhe (Sophie) (c) Zurich Opera

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Stylish La traviata Returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago

23/02/2019

Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago / Michael Christie (conductor). Civic Opera House, Chicago. 16.2.2019. (JLZ)

Albina Shagimuratova (Violetta), Giorgio Berrugi (Alfredo)
& Zeljko Lučić (Germont) (c) Lyric Opera of Chicago

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Outstanding Production and Impressive Conducting in Teatro Real’s New Idomeneo

23/02/2019

Mozart, Idomeneo, re di Creta: Soloists, Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra / Ivor Bolton (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 20 & 21.2.2019. (JMI)

Teatro Real’s Idomeneo © J. del Real

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Opera Vlaanderen’s New Cardillac Strikes Gold

22/02/2019

Hindemith, Cardillac: Soloists, Koor Opera Vlaanderen, Symfonisch Orkest Opera Vlaanderen / Dmitri Jurowski (conductor), Opera Vlaanderen, Antwerp Opera House, 10.2.2019. (SS)

Cardillac © Annemie Augustijns

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Geneva’s Grand Théâtre Reopens With Dieter Dorn’s Ring Revival

20/02/2019

Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen: – Soloists, Chœur du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / Georg Fritzsch (conductor). Grand Théâtre de Genève, 12 – 17.2.2019 (ALL)

Grand Théâtre de Genève’s Götterdämmerung © GTG/Carole Parodi

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Legrenzi’s La Divisione del Mondo in Strasbourg

20/02/2019

Legrenzi, La Divisione del Mondo (ed. Haselbock): Soloists, Les Talens Lyriques / Christophe Rousset (conductor). Opéra national du Rhin, Strasbourg, France, 16.2.2019. (CC)

Opéra national du Rhin’s La Divisione del Mondo (c) Klara Beck

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Opera Philadelphia and Britten’s Dream: Magical Enough, If Not Inspired

17/02/2019

Britten, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Opera Philadelphia / Corrado Rovaris (conductor), Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 10.2.2019. (BJ)

Siena Licht Miller (Hermia) & Brenton Ryan (Lysander) (c) Kelly & Massa for OP

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A Unified Verismo Cav and Pag Double Bill in Gothenburg

17/02/2019

Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana and Leoncavallo, Pagliacci: Soloists and Chorus of Gothenburg Opera, extra chorus, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra / Pier Giorgio Morandi (conductor), Gothenburg Opera, 9.2.2019. (NS)

Cavalleria rusticana – Annalena Persson (Santuzza) far right (c) Lennart Sjöberg

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