Dark Double Dallapiccola In Buenos Aires

03/11/2016

Dallapiccola, Volo di notte & Il prigioniero: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / Christian Baldini (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 26.10.2016. (JSJ)

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Volo di notte at Teatro Colón. (c) Arnaldo Colombaroli

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Wexford Festival Continues to Attract Opera Lovers with Its Programme of Rarities

02/11/2016

David, HerculanumWexford Opera Festival Orchestra and Chorus / Jean-Luc Tingaud (conductor), O’Reilly Theatre, Wexford, 1.11.2016. (JMI)

<i>Herculanum</i> © Clive Barda

Herculanum © Clive Barda.

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Patrice Chéreau Brings his Production of Elektra to Berlin

02/11/2016

Strauss, ElektraSoloists, Berlin State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Schillertheater, Berlin, 29.10.2016. (MB)

Photo credit: Monika Rittershaus.

Berlin State Opera’s Elektra (c) Monika Rittershaus.

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Three Norma Performances in Madrid Featuring Three Impressive Casts

01/11/2016

Bellini, Norma: Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Real/Roberto Abbado (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 26, 30 and 31.10.2016. (JMI)

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A scene from Teatro Real’s Norma © Javier del Real

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Fidelio Benefits from Outstanding Orchestral Playing and Choral Singing under Barenboim’s Baton

01/11/2016

Beethoven, Fidelio: Soloists, Berlin State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Schillertheater, Berlin, 28.10.2016. (MB)

Staatsoper Berlin FIDELIO Musikalische Leitung: Daniel Barenboim Inszenierung: Harry Kupfer Bühne: Hans Schavernoch Kostüme: Yan Tax Licht: Olaf Freese Besetzung:R.Trekel, E.Novak, C.Nylund, A.Schager

Staatsoper Berlin’s Fidelio (c) Bernd Uhlig

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An Outstanding Tannhäuser under Pedro Halffter

30/10/2016

Wagner, Tannhäuser: Coro de la Asociación de Amigos dela Maestranza, Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla / Pedro Halffter (conductor), Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville, 28.10.2016. (JMI)

Tannhäuser. Courtesy Teatro de la Maestranza.

Tannhäuser (c) Teatro de la Maestranza.

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Unmasking Un Ballo 2

30/10/2016

Verdi, Un Ballo in Maschera: Chorus (Chorus Master: Roberto Gabbiani) and Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera Rome /  Jesús López Cobos (conductor).  Teatro dell’Opera Rome, 27.10.2016. (JB)

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Serena Gamberoni as Oscar
(c) Teatro dell’Opera Rome

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Alcina’s Enchanted Island Relocates to S&M Club in RAM’s Compelling Production

29/10/2016

Handel, Alcina: Soloists, Chorus (chorus master: Ben Glassberg), Royal Academy Sinfonia, Iain Ledingham (conductor), Hackney Round Chapel, London, 26.10.2016. (MB)

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Alcina (c) Robert Workman

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