Good and Bad Is All Good at New York City Opera

07/03/2012

  Verdi, La Traviata: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of New York City Opera, Steven White, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, 16.2.2012 (GG) Read more

Spring Passions Run High with Two Sublime Frederick Ashton Ballets

07/03/2012

  Ravel: Daphnis and Chloë; Messager: The Two Pigeons: Artists of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, David Bintley (director),  Royal Ballet Sinfonia/ Koen Kessels (conductor) Birmingham Hippodrome, 2.3.2012 (GR) Read more

Pan American Mozart from Madrid

07/03/2012

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito: Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor), Coro Intermezzo, Teatro Real, Madrid, 2.3.2012 (JMI) Read more

Henze to RunAway From

06/03/2012

Hans Werner Henze, El Cimarrón: Gregg Baker (baritone), Per Pålsson (guitar), Kerstin Thiele (flute), Mathias Friis-Hansen (percussion), Oslo Opera, 19.1.2012 (JFL) Read more

Berlioz, Damnation!

05/03/2012

Berlioz, La Damnation de Faust: Soloists, Munich Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic Chorus, Tölz Boys’ Choir, Stéphane Denève (conductor), Gasteig Philharmonic Hall, Munich, 29.2.2012 (JFL) Read more

Opera North Serves Up Baroque, Bel Canto and Verismo in Salford

05/03/2012

Puccini, Bellini, Handel: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North. The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays. 28.2.2012 – 3.3. 2012. (RJF)

Puccini: Madama Butterfly(1904). Sung in Italian with surtitles in English.

Bellini: Norma (1831). Sung in Italian with surtitles in English.

Handel: Giulio Cesare (1724). Sung in Italian with surtitles in English. Read more

Raising a Glass to Opera Making Inroads into Mumbai

29/02/2012

Pietro Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana & Ruggero Leoncavallo, Pagliacci: Soloists, Symphonic Orchestra of India, Members of the Kazakh State Philharmonic Capella, The Paranjoti Academy Chorus, Living Voices, The Stop-Gaps Choral Ensemble, Antonello Allemandi (conductor), National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai, 18.2.2012 (RoW) Read more

No Fairy Tale Lyricism in ROH’s Disturbing Rusalka

28/02/2012

  Dvořák, Rusalka: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Royal Opera / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), directed by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 27.2.2012. (JPr) Read more

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