Woe and Whoa! At Rome’s Gioconda

24/10/2012

  Ponchielli, La Gioconda:  Teatro dell’Opera, Rome.  Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet of the Rome Opera.  Conductor, Roberto Abbado.  23.10.2012 (JB) Read more

Be prepared! – Tandberg’s Boy Scout “Magic Flute” is in Stockholm

24/10/2012

  Mozart Tollflöjten (Die Zauberflöte):  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, Stefan Klingele, conductor. 17.10.2012 Read more

Opera North Flies the Flag for Janáček Once Again

23/10/2012

  Janáček, The Makropulos Case (sung in English): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North/ Richard Farnes (conductor), Grand Theatre, Leeds, 18.10.2012 (JL) Read more

A Golden Egg and an Outright Turkey among WNO’s Three Touring Productions

22/10/2012

 Handel, Mozart, Puccini: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera,Venue Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno. 16-18.10.2012 (RJF) Read more

Palumbo Forces Destiny in Barcelona

21/10/2012

SpainSpain G. Verdi, La Forza del Destino: Soloists, Liceu Orchestra & Chorus, Renato Palumbo (conductor), Liceu, Barcelona, 16-18.10.2012 (JMI) Read more

Lacklustre Don Giovanni at London Coliseum

21/10/2012

 Mozart Don Giovanni (sung in English): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera/Edward Gardner (conductor), 17.10.2012 (CC) Read more

Utopia Unlimited in Buenos Aires

20/10/2012

 Gilbert & Sullivan, Utopia, Limited: Soloists,Chorus and Orchestra of Lírica Lado B. Conductor: Camilo Santostefano, Manzana de las Luces, Buenos Aires. 29.9.2012. (JSJ) Read more

A “Fidelio” for Our Time, A Triumph of Humanity

16/10/2012

 Beethoven, Fidelio : Seattle Opera, soloists, Asher Fisch (conductor), McCaw Hall, Seattle, 13 & 14.10.2012 (BJ) Read more

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