Toulouse’s Season-Ending Tannhäuser

01/07/2012

R. Wagner, Tannhäuser: Soloists, Orchestre & Choeur du Capitole, Hartmut Haenchen (conductor), Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse, 24.6.2012 (JMI) Read more

Dr Dee Opera: Insipid, Uninspired, Boring and a Sham

29/06/2012

  Albarn/Norris, Dr Dee: Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of English National Opera/Stephen Higgins (conductor), Coliseum, London, 26.6.2012 (CC) Read more

Well Turned Turn of the Screw from Juventus Lyrica

27/06/2012

 Britten, Turn of the Screw: Soloists and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica, André Dos Santos (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 22.6.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Paul McCreesh’s Magic Fairy Queen

26/06/2012

Henry Purcell, The Fairy Queen: Soloists, The Gabrieli Consort and Players, Paul McCreesh (conductor), Auditorio Nacional, Madrid, 20.6.2012 (JNI) Read more

Magnificent Performance from Patricia Orr in a Mascagni Rarity

26/06/2012

Mascagni, Puccini Cast, Chorus, City of London Sinfonia/Manlio Benzi, Opera Holland Park, London, 22.6.2012 (CC) Read more

Nothing Triumphant about Gluck’s Il trionfo di Clelia

25/06/2012

 Gluck, Il trionfo di Clelia: Soloists, City of London Sinfonia, Giuseppe Sigismondi di Risio (conductor), Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 24.6.2012 (MB) Read more

Poppea, Drag, and Masturbation

24/06/2012

C.Monteverdi / P.Boesmans, Poppea e Nerone: Soloists, Klangforum Wien, Sylvain Cambreling (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 19.6.2012 (JMI) Read more

Medea Mehta Urmana

24/06/2012

Luigi Cherubini, Medea: Soloists, Valencian Community Orchestra, Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana, Zubin Mehta (conductor), Palau de Les Arts, Valencia, 17.6.2012 (JMI) Read more

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