Ne Quittez Pas – Reimagining Poulenc’s La voix humaine

28/09/2018

O18

Festival O18 [3] – Ne Quittez Pas: Soloists / Christopher Allen (music director & pianist), Opera Philadelphia, Theater of the Living Arts, Philadelphia. 22.9.2018. (RP)

Patricia Racette (Elle) in La voix humaine © Opera Philadelphia

Patricia Racette (Elle) in La voix humaine © Opera Philadelphia

Read more

Sky on Swings – Love in the Time of Alzheimer’s

25/09/2018

O18 Festival O18 [2] – Lembit Beecher, Sky on Swings: Soloists and Orchestra of Opera Philadelphia / Geoffrey McDonald (conductor), Opera Philadelphia, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts – Perelman Theater, Philadelphia, 22.9.2018. (RP)

Marietta Simpson (Martha) & Frederica von Stade (Danny) © Opera Philadelphia

Read more

McVicar’s Traviata for WNO Tells the Story Well and Moves an Audience as it Should

25/09/2018

 Verdi, La traviata:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / James Southall (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 21.9.2018. (GPu)

Kang Wang (Alfredo) & Linda Richardson (Violetta). (c) Betina Skovbro

Read more

Brenda Rae Is a Stunning Lucia for Opera Philadelphia

25/09/2018

O18

Festival O18 [1] – Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera Philadelphia / Corrado Rovaris (conductor), Opera Philadelphia, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, 21.9.2018. (RP)

Brenda Rae as Lucia © Opera Philadelphia

Brenda Rae as Lucia © Opera Philadelphia

Read more

A Stirring Don Carlo in a Powerful Production at LA Opera

25/09/2018

 Verdi, Don Carlo: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera/James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 22.9.2018. (JRo)

l – Ferruccio Furlanetto (King Philip II) & r- Ana Maria Martinez (Elisabeth de Valois)
(c) Cory Weaver

Read more

Piotr Beczala Proves to Be an Artistic Heir to Alfredo Kraus in Teatro Real’s Faust

24/09/2018

Gounod, Faust: Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra/Dan Ettinger (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 22 & 23.9.2018. (JMI)

Gounod’s Faust © J. del Real

Read more

The Aesthetics of Insistence: Kosky and Jurowski’s Die Gezeichneten Puts Schreker on a Pedestal

24/09/2018

Schreker, Die Gezeichneten: Soloists and Chorus of the Oper Zürich, Philharmonia Zürich / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, 23.9.2018. (CCr)

DG

Read more

A Tosca of Belly Punching Power from Opera North

24/09/2018

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North / Anthony Hermus (conductor), Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds, 22.9.2018. (JL)

Giselle Allen (Tosca) & Rafael Rojas (Cavaradossi) (c) Richard H Smith

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »

Recent Reviews

MW

Facebook-button-1

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! Looking Ahead to the 2019 Lucerne Festivals __________________________________
  • NEW! Sándor Végh Memorial Concerts 2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! Bampton Classical Opera Perform Amahl and the Night Visitors in December __________________________________
  • NEW! The Royal Opera House’s Sundays for a Fiver Festival in November __________________________________
  • NEW! Opera Holland Park’s 2019 Season __________________________________
  • NEW! The Royal Opera House’s Linbury Theatre Reopens in December 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! The Met: Live in HD in 2018/19 __________________________________
  • NEW! The Royal Opera House’s Exciting 2018/19 Cinema Season __________________________________
  • NEW! See Pop-Up Opera’s La Tragédie de Carmen this Autumn __________________________________
  • UPDATED! Zurich Opera in 2018/2019 and Beyond __________________________________
  • NEW! Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
 in 2018/2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! Edinburgh Sunday International Concerts Series in 2018/19 __________________________________
  • NEW! Salzburg Whitsun Festival 7 – 10 June 2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! Bolshoi Ballet 2018/19 UK Cinema Season __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018-2019 Geneva Grand Theâtre Season __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 Hallé Season in Manchester __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • NEW! The OAE Shakes Up Concert Hall Conventions as Players and Conductors Talk from Stage __________________________________
  • NEW! SOPRANO ELENA MOȘUC IN CONVERSATION WITH CASEY CREEL __________________________________
  • NEW! THE PIANIST ANGELA HEWITT IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • R.I.P. Montserrat Caballé (1933 – 2018): A Personal Tribute by Jack Buckley __________________________________
  • NEW! The Future of Opera is Theatre: An Essay by Casey Creel __________________________________
  • NEW! Jacqui and David Morris’s New Documentary Film Nureyev Celebrates a Unique Man and Dancer __________________________________
  • NEW! MAESTRO RICCARDO FRIZZA IN CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA MOTA-BULL __________________________________
  • NEW! JACK BUCKLEY’S MEMORIES OF LINDSAY KEMP (1938-2018) __________________________________
  • NEW! THE GESUALDO SIX IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN __________________________________
  • NEW! A Q&A WITH GERMAN SOPRANO PETRA LANG __________________________________
  • NEW! TENOR NICHOLAS PHAN IN CONVERSATION WITH CHRISTOPHER SALLON __________________________________
  • NEW! THE PIANIST GEORGE HARLIONO IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! HOW TO CONTACT SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL __________________________________
  • NEW! THE CONDUCTOR ALEXANDER SLADKOVSKY IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • Search S&H

    Archives by Week

    Archives by Month