Prokofiev Opera Offers Conservatoire Students a Chance to Shine


Prokofiev, Betrothal in a Monastery: Soloists and Chorus of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Timothy Dean (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 28.01.2012 (SRT) Read more

“Men in Motion”: Male Dancers’ Exciting Movements!


Ivan Putrov Men in MotionA mixed programme of ballet with Ivan Putrov and Dancers, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London. 27.1.2012 (MMB) Read more

Ludicrous Slapstick and Designs Spoil Covent Garden’s Così


Mozart, Così fan tutte: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Sir Colin Davis (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 27.1.2012 (MB) Read more

Bournonville’s Folk Tale Enchants at the Royal Danish Ballet


  Niels W. Gade and J.P.E. Hartmann, Et Folkesagn [A Folk Tale]:  The Royal Danish Ballet and the Royal Danish Orchestra,  Carolyn Kuan (conductor), Operaen, Copenhagen. 21.1.2012 (NS) Read more

Carydis’ Conducting Gives Don Giovanni a Mauling


  Mozart, Don Giovanni : Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Constantinos Carydis (conductor). 21.1.2012 (CC) Read more

Julius Caesar in Helsinki – Superb Singing, Controversial Concept


 Handel, Julius CaesarHelsinki Baroque Orchestra in cooperation with the Finnish National Opera Orchestra, soloists, Howard Arman (conductor), Finnish National Opera, Helsinki. 20.1.2012 (GF)

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Seattle Opera’s Attila is a Mixed Success


 Verdi, Attila: Seattle Opera, Soloists, Carlo Montanaro (conductor). McCaw Hall, Seattle, 14.1.2012 (BJ) Read more

Birmingham Symphony Hall Celebrates its 21st with Die Meistersinger


 Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Orchestra / Antonio Pappano (conductor). Birmingham Symphony Hall, 11.1.2012 (GR). Read more

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