Singers Attain Vocal and Dramatic Heights in ENO’s Tales of Hoffmann

15/02/2012

  Offenbach, The Tales of Hoffmann: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera / Antony Walker (conductor, London Coliseum, London, 10.2.12. (JPr) Read more

Love on a Tombstone in WNO’s La Traviata

14/02/2012

 Verdi: La traviata (Revival premiere): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Julia Jones (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 12.2.2012. (GPu) Read more

Impresario & Diva: Rare Mozart and Haydn in Bilbao

12/02/2012

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Der Schaupieldirektor & Franz Josef Haydn, La Canterina: Soloists, Bizkaia Symphony Orchestra, Pablo Mielgo (Conductor), Teatro Arriaga, Bilbao, 3.2.2012 (JMI) Read more

A Body of Art: Munich’s Rheingold

10/02/2012

R. Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Kent Nagano (conductor), Bavarian State Orchestra, National Theater, Munich, 9.2.2012 (JFL) Read more

Vincent and Flavia Tango the Night Away in a Glitzy Production

02/02/2012

  Midnight Tango with Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace: actors, dancers and Miguel Angel (singer) with Tango Siempre. Aldwych Theatre, London, 31.1.12. (JPr) Read more

Sondra Radvanovsky Triumphs at Chicago Lyric in Evergreen Aida

02/02/2012

  Verdi, Aida: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Renato Palumbo (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 28.1.2012 (JLZ) Read more

Banal Libretto Lets Down Harvey’s Wagner Dream

01/02/2012

Jonathan Harvey, Wagner’s Dream (British premiere): Soloists, Actors, Gilbert Nouno (IRCAM computer music designer), Franck Rossi (IRCAM sound engineer), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 29.1.2012 (MB) Read more

Splendid New Production of Norma by Opera North

31/01/2012

Bellini, Norma:   Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North, Oliver von Dohnányi (conductor), Grand Theatre, Leeds, 28.1.2012 (JL) Read more

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