Prom 55: ENO Offers Exemplary Performance of Peter Grimes

27/08/2012

 Britten, Peter Grimes: Soloists, ENO Chorus and Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 24.8.2012. (RB) Read more

Bayreuth Festival 2012 [2]: Nelsons Conducts an Engrossing Lohengrin

26/08/2012

Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Bayreuth Festspielhaus, 25.8.2012. (JPr)

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Prom 52: Gergiev’s Disappointingly Inconsistent Cinderella at the Proms

26/08/2012

 Prom 52: Prokofiev, Cinderella, London Symphony Orchestra, Valéry Gergiev (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 22.8.2012 (CC) Read more

Bayreuth Festival 2012 [1] Wagner’s Dutchman Offers Critique of Capitalism

26/08/2012

 Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Bayreuth Festspielhaus, 24.8.2012. (JPr) Read more

New Talent Shines Forth in Hansel and Gretel

25/08/2012

 Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel: Soloists, Co-Opera Co. Orchestra / Stephen Higgins (conductor). John McIntosh Theatre, London Oratory School, 23.8.2012 (MB) Read more

Salzburg Festival: Die Soldaten, Excellent

25/08/2012

 Zimmermann, Die Soldaten: Soloists, Instrumentalists, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Ingo Metzmacher (conductor). Felsenreitschule, Salzburg, 20.8.2012 (MB)

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Notes from the 2012 Salzburg Festival – 8

24/08/2012

G. Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Salzburg Festival Children’s Chorus, Simon Rattle (conductor), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 14.8.2012 (JFL) Read more

Not So Magic Flute in San Sebastian

24/08/2012

W.A. Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Soloists, Euskadi Symphony Orchestra, Easo Chorus, Jaime Martín (conductor), Kursaal, San Sebastian, 13.8.2012 (JMI) Read more

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