Anthony Negus and Carmen Jakobi’s Tristan und Isolde at Longborough Excels Musically and Scenically

14/06/2017

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera / Anthony Negus (conductor), Longborough, 12.6.2017. (JPr)

Lee Bisset (Isolde), Peter Wedd (Tristan) - LFO Tristan und Isolde 2017 cr Matthew Williams-Ellis (27)

Lee Bisset (Isolde) & Peter Wedd (Tristan) in LFO’s Tristan und Isolde (c) Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Lovely European Premiere of Schnyder’s Yardbird at the English National Opera

13/06/2017

Schnyder, Yardbird: Soloists, Members of the Orchestra of English National Opera / Clark Rundell. Hackney Empire, London, 9.6.2017. (CC)

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ENO’s Yardbird with Lawrence Brownlee (Charlie Parker) (c) Richard Hubert Smith

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ETO’s Tosca Draws you into a Stifling Environment of Unease and Fear

13/06/2017

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Ensemble and Orchestra of English Touring Opera / Michael Rosewell (conductor). Grand Theatre, Blackpool, Lancashire. 10.6.2017. (MC)

ETO 'Tosca' Scarpia-Craig Smith, Tosca- Paula Sides © Richard Hubert Smith

ETO’s Tosca – Craig Smith (Scarpia) & Paula Sides (Tosca) © Richard Hubert Smith

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An Outstanding, Powerful Jenůfa at Grange Park Opera

13/06/2017

Janáček, Jenůfa: Soloists and Chorus of Grange Park Opera, BBC Concert Orchestra / William Lacey (conductor), Grange Park Opera, West Horsley Place, Epsom Road, West Horsley, 11.6.2017. (VV)

Jenufa – Leos Janacek - Grange Park Opera at West Horsley Place - 11th June 2017, Conductor – William Lacey, Director – Katie Mitchell, Revival Director – Robin Tebbutt, Designer – Vicki Mortimer, Lighting Design – Paul Keogan, Jenufa: Natalya Romaniw, Kostelnicka: Susan Bullock,

Susan Bullock (Kostelnička) & Natalya Romaniw (Jenůfa) (c) Robert Workman

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A Traditonal Fledermaus With Some Interesting Twists

12/06/2017

 Strauss, Die Fledermaus: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera / Maksim Valkov (conductor). Estonian National Opera, Tallinn, 4.6.2017. (GF) Read more

Stalwart Rigoletto Improves As the Night Goes On

12/06/2017

Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, orchestra and chorus of San Francisco Opera / Nicola Luisotti (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 6.6.2017. (HS)

Quinn Kelsey in the title role of Verdi's 'Rigoletto' (Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera)

Quinn Kelsey in the title role of Verdi’s Rigoletto
(c) Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

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Fine Frocks and Farce in WNO’s Entertaining and Musically-Successful Fledermaus

09/06/2017

Strauss, Die Fledermaus: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Tomáš Hanus (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 20.5.2017. (GPu)

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Mark Stone (Eisenstein) and Mary-Elizabeth Williams (Rosalinde)
(c) Bill Cooper

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The Royal Ballet Celebrates Frederick Ashton and the Heritage of his Works for the Company

08/06/2017

Mendelssohn, César Franck, Liszt: Soloists and artists of the Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House Orchestra / Emmanuel Plasson (conductor). Live cinema relay directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and introduced by Darcey Bussell and Ore Oduba. Broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 7.6.2017. (JPr)

A scene from The Dream, Symphonic Variations and Marguerite and Armand from The Ashton Triple Bill by The Royal Ballet @ Royal Opera House (Opening 02-06-17) ©Tristram Kenton 06-17 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550 Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com

Zenaida Yanowsky (Marguerite) and Roberto Bolle (Armand) © ROH/Tristram Kenton

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