“Nixon in China” Gets Its Due from San Francisco Opera

19/06/2012

 John Adams, Nixon in China: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 13.6.2012 (HS) Read more

Bare-Bones Poulenc Packs a Punch

19/06/2012

 Poulenc, La voix humaine: Carrie Hennessey (soprano), Alan Hamilton (musical director and piano), Paul Peers (stage director, lighting designer, co-set designer), Joel Yapching (costumes, hair, make-up, co-set designer), Pocket Opera of New York, Benzaquen Hall, DiMenna Center, New York City. 1.6.2012 (BH) Read more

New San Francisco “Flute”: Sketchy, Colloquial, Rewarding

16/06/2012

 Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera, Rory MacDonald (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 13.6.2012 (HS) Read more

Powerful Norma in Buenos Aires

13/06/2012

 Bellini, Norma: Buenos Aires Lírica. Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Buenos Aires Lírica, Conductor: Javier Logioia Orbe. Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 8.6.2012. (JSJ) Read more

His Funny Bone Exposed: Munich’s Siegfried

12/06/2012

R. Wagner, Siegfried: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra, Kent Nagano (conductor), Bavarian State Orchestra, 3.6.2012 (JFL) Read more

Magical Start to the 21st Longborough Opera Festival

12/06/2012

Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera, Gianluca Marcianò (conductor), Longborough, Gloucestershire, 9-16.6.2012. (RJ) Read more

Fabulous Oedipe at Teatro Colón

08/06/2012

Enescu: Oedipe: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Colón, Ira Levin (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 1.6.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Royal Opera’s Brutal but Engrossing Salome

07/06/2012

 Strauss, Salome: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of The Royal Opera House / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 5.6.2012. (JPr)

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