A “Fidelio” for Our Time, A Triumph of Humanity

16/10/2012

 Beethoven, Fidelio : Seattle Opera, soloists, Asher Fisch (conductor), McCaw Hall, Seattle, 13 & 14.10.2012 (BJ) Read more

L’elisir d’amore Launches Met Live in HD 2012/3 Season

15/10/2012

 Donizetti, L’elisir d’amore: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Maurizio Benini (conductor), new production by Bartlett Sher, directed for television by Gary Halvorson. Met Live in HD broadcast to the Barbican Cinema, London, 13.10.2012. (JPr)

Metropolitan Opera’s L’elisir d’amore (c) Metropolitan Opera

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Heggie Captures Melville’s Vastness and Intimacy

13/10/2012

 Jake Heggie, Moby-Dick: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of San Francisco Opera, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 10.10.2012 (HS) Read more

Gripping Production of The Lighthouse from English Touring Opera

12/10/2012

 Peter Maxwell Davies, The Lighthouse: Soloists, Aurora Orchestra, Richard Baker (conductor). Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 11.10.2012 (MB) Read more

“Elektra” – A Daring Opening Gala Choice

09/10/2012

  Richard Strauss, Elektra: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 6.10.2012 (JLZ) Read more

Rienzi at the Theâtre du Capitole

09/10/2012

R. Wagner, Rienzi: Soloists Capitole National Orchestra, Capitole Chorus & Chorus from the Teatro alla scala Academy, Pinchas Steinberg (conductor), Theâtre du Capitole, Toulouse, 7.10.2012 (JMI) Read more

Boris Godunov, Über-Complete in Madrid

09/10/2012

M. Musorgski, Boris Godunov: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus Teatro Real, Hartmut Haenchen (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 3.10.2012 (JMI) Read more

Opera North’s Seasonal Opening Shot Finds Its Mark with Don Giovanni

09/10/2012

 Mozart, Don Giovanni: Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North / Tobias Ringborg (conductor), Grand Theatre, Leeds, 5.10.2012. (JL) Read more

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