Close-ups Do No Favours in Met Live Otello

01/11/2012

  Verdi, Otello: Soloists, Chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Semyon Bychkov. (conductor). Production by Elijah Moshinsky, directed for Met Live in HD 2012/13 by Barbara Willis Sweete  and broadcast to the Barbican Cinema, London, 27.10.2012. (JPr) Read more

Hampson Steals “Boccanegra”

31/10/2012

  Verdi, Simon Boccanegra: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sir Andrew Davis, (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 20.10.2012 (JLZ) Read more

Tosca In Its Raw Beauty From Juventus Lyrica

31/10/2012

  Puccini, Tosca: Soloists and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica, Antonio Maria Russo (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 26.10.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Athleticism, Caricature and Magic from Birmingham Royal Ballet

31/10/2012

  Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Autumn Celebration – The Grand Tour, Faster and The Dream: Dancers of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Cathedral Choir (girls’ voices) and Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Philip Ellis. (conductor), Sadler’s Wells, London, 26.10.2012. (JPr) Read more

Grand Voices in Grand Grand Don Carlos

30/10/2012

  Verdi Don Carlos:  Soloists, Finnish National Opera Chorus and Orchestra. Pietro Rizzo, conductor. Finnish National Opera, Helsinki 19.10.2012. Premiere. GF Read more

Sir Mark Makes a Convincing Case for Belisario

30/10/2012

 Donizetti, Belisario (semi-staged): Soloists, BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra/Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 28.10.2012. Read more

ETO’s Albert Herring Makes an Impact in Devon

29/10/2012

 Britten: Albert Herring (chamber opera in three acts): English Touring Opera, Aurora Orchestra / Michael Rosewell (conductor), Northcott Theatre, Exeter, 25.10.2012 (AB) Read more

Oviedo’s Most Atrocious Lucia

28/10/2012

G. Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Soloists, Soloists, Oviedo Filarmonía, Oviedo’s Opera Chorus, Marzio Conti (conductor), Teatro Campoamor, Oviedo, 20.10.2012 (JMI) Read more

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