Festival Review: Boston Early Music Festival


Festival Review: Boston Early Music Festival, Boston, 12-6-2011 to 19-6-2011 (SSM)  Read more

The San Francisco Ring – Siegfried and Götterdämmerung


Wagner, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung: Soloists, chorus and orchestra, San Francisco Opera, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 24.6.2011 and 26.6.2011 (HS)  Read more

Latvian Kristine Opolais triumphs as Madama Butterfly at Covent Garden


Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conducted by Andris Nelsons. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. 25.7.2011 (JPr) Read more

Orff and Rossini in Birmingham Royal Ballet Double Bill



Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana and Rossini’s Allegri diversi: Ballet Double Bill to choreography of David Bintley performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet, featuring Principal Dancers – Victoria Marr, Ambra Vallo, Nao Sakuma, Jamie Bond, Iain Mackay and Alexander Campbell, together with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Paul Murphy (Conductor) plus singers and soloists from Ex Cathedra under Jeffrey Skidmore (Artistic Director) Birmingham Hippodrome, 22. 6. 2011 (GR) Read more

Frozen Music: Vivaldi from Garsington Opera at Wormsley


Vivaldi, La verità in cimento: Soloists, The   Garsington Opera Orchestra, Laurence Cummings (conductor)  The Wormsley Estate 23.6.2011 (BK) Read more

Nico Muhly’s ‘Two Boys’ at English National Opera


Nico Muhly, Two Boys (world premiere): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the English National Opera, Rumon Gamba (conductor). The Coliseum, London, 24.6.2011 (MB) Read more

Wagner, Das Rheingold, Die Walküre: San Franciso Opera


Wagner, Das Rheingold, Die Walküre: Soloists and orchestra, San Francisco Opera, Donald Runnicles (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 21.6.2011 and 22.6.2011 (HS) Read more

Kožená’s First Gypsy Girl: Carmen from Valladolid


G. Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León, Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid, Escolanía de Segovia. Conductor: Lionel Bringuier. Auditorio Miguel Delibes de Valladolid. 23.06.2011 (JMI)

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