A Memorably Symphonic La Bohème In Valencia

18/12/2012

  Puccini: La Bohème:   Orchestra Comunitat Valenciana, Choir Generalitat Valenciana, Riccardo Chailly (conductor). Valencia’s Palau de Les Arts 2.12.2012 (JMI) Read more

Bryn Terfel on Top Form in Wagner’s Flying Dutchman

17/12/2012

 Wagner, The Flying Dutchman (Der fliegende Holländer): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Zurich Opera House / Alain Altinoglu (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 15.12.2012. (JPr) Read more

Some First Rate Singing in Seville’s Siegfried

15/12/2012

 Wagner: Siegfried, Seville Symphony Orchestra, Pedro Halffter (conductor). Sevilla Teatro de la Maestranza, 12.12.2012 (JMI) Read more

Prequel to Così Fan Tutte: So, Do They All?

15/12/2012

 Jonathan Dawe, Così Faran Tutti, Orchestra of the Second Instrumental Unit, Ryan McAdams (conductor), Company XIV, Austin McCormick (Choreography), The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University, New York, 13.12.2012 (SSM) Read more

Satire and Pathos—Opera Company Extends its Stylistic Range

14/12/2012

 Gilbert and Sullivan, The Pirates of Penzance: Vancouver Opera, soloists, Jonathan Darlington (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia. 9.12.2012 (BJ) Read more

Wayne Eagling’s Nutcracker is Perfectly Charming

13/12/2012

 Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker: Dancers of English National Ballet, Choir of Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Orchestra of English National Ballet / Benjamin Pope. (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 12.12.2012. (JPr) Read more

Love and Deceit in Ponnelle’s Venerable Don Pasquale

13/12/2012

  Donizetti, Don Pasquale: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sir Andrew Davis, (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 8.12.2012 (JLZ) Read more

Wexford Festival (2) Less Would Have Been More for Chabrier’s Le Roi Malgré Lui

13/12/2012

 Ireland Emmanuel Chabrier, Le Roi malgré lui: Wexford Opera House, Jean-Luc Tingaud (Conductor), Wexford, 03.11.2012 (ASB) Read more

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