Carydis’ Conducting Gives Don Giovanni a Mauling

26/01/2012

  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

25/01/2012

 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

19/01/2012

 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

18/01/2012

 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

Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty Performed By the Scottish Ballet in a Triumphal Production

13/01/2012

Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty: Dominic Grier (Conductor),  Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 11.1.2012 (SRT) Read more

Kitchen Sink Realism for Merikanto’s Juha

11/01/2012

 Aarre Merikanto: Juha Finnish National Opera, Kurt Kopecky (conductor), Helsinki. 21.12.2011 (GF) Read more

ENB’s Strictly Gershwin is Strictly an Old-fashioned Entertainment

07/01/2012

  Strictly Gershwin: Maida Vale Singers, Dancers and Orchestra of English National Ballet, Gareth Valentine (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 4.1.12. (JPr) Read more

La Traviata at Covent Garden: Third Cast Best Yet

06/01/2012

Verdi La traviata (III): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Maurizio Benini (Conductor), Covent Garden, London, 02.01.2012 (CC) Read more

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