Vancouver’s Barber Survives Transplantation


  Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia: Vancouver Opera, soloists, Robert Tweten (conductor), Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia. 17.3.2012 (BJ) Read more

Kharkhiv Opera’s Madama Butterfly Rings True


  Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Ukrainian National Opera of Kharkiv / Gheorghe Stanciu (conductor), Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, 19.3.2012 Read more

Unintentional Humor in Händel’s “Rinaldo” at Chicago Lyric


  Händel, Rinaldo: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Harry Bicket (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 16.3.2012 (JLZ) Read more

Compelling Das Rheingold Launches Teatro Argentino’s First Ring Cycle


  Wagner: Das Rheingold: Soloists and Orchestra of Teatro Argentino. Conductor: Alejo Pérez, Teatro Argentino, La Plata. 17.3.2012. (JSJ) Read more

A Foursome of Mimi Lucia Barcelona


Giacomo Puccini: La bohème: Soloists, Orquestra and Chorus Gran Teatre del Liceu, Victor Pablo Pérez (conductor), Barcelona’s Liceu, 12, 13, 15, 16.3.2012 (JMI) Read more

Death Haunts Scottish Opera’s The Rake’s Progress


 Stravinsky, The Rake’s Progress: Soloists and Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Sian Edwards (conductor), Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 17.3.2012 (SRT) Read more

Revivals and Shared Productions Promise Exciting Future for WNO


Verdi, Berlioz, Mozart: Welsh National Opera, Venue Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno, 13-15.3.2012 (RJF)  Read more

Impeccable Dancing in BRB’s Coppélia


  Delibes, Coppélia: Dancers of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, conducted by Koen Kessels, produced by Sir Peter Wright, London Coliseum, London, 15.3.2012. (JPr)

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