Tales of the Sole Splendid Robot

23/02/2013

Offenbach, Les contes d’Hoffmann: Soloists, Symphony Orchestra & Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Stéphane Denève (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 17 & 19.2.2013 (JMI) Read more

Superb Rigoletto Set in 1960s Las Vegas

18/02/2013

 Verdi, Rigoletto, Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Michele Mariotti (conductor), Michael Mayer (producer) transmitted live from the Met, 16.2.13 (RB) Read more

Pantomime Season in Full Swing at Birmingham Royal Ballet

18/02/2013

 Davis, Aladdin: Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Paul Murphy (conductor). Birmingham Hippodrome, 15.2.2013 (GR). Read more

Knockout Turandot in Stockholm

18/02/2013

 Puccini Turandot. Soloists, Royal Swedish Opera Chorus and Orchestra. Thomas Søndergård (conductor). Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, 16.2.2013. Premiere. (GF) Read more

Sensual and Brilliant Alice Coote in Donizetti’s La Favorite

18/02/2013

 Donizetti, La Favorite: Soloists, Orchestre National de France, Choeur de Radio France, Choeur du Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paolo Arrivabeni (conductor), Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris,12.2.2013 (SRT) Read more

Spectacular Performance of Khovanshchina in Paris

18/02/2013

 Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Opéra National de Paris, Michail Jurowski (conductor), Opéra Bastille, Paris, 9.2.2013 (SRT) Read more

Copley’s Boheme Continues to Satisfy 40 Years On

17/02/2013

 Puccini, La bohème: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus (chorus master: Renato Balsadonna), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Alexander Joel (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 16.2.2013 (MB) Read more

Great Singing in ENO’s Monstrously Camp Médée

17/02/2013

 Charpentier, Médée: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the English National Opera, Christian Curnyn (conductor). The Coliseum, London, 15.3.2013 (MB) Read more

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