Sleeping Beauty with Vampires

01/12/2012

 Tchaikovsky: Sleeping BeautyA Gothic Romance: New Adventures, Matthew Bourne (director/choreographer), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 30.11.2012 (SRT) Read more

Polenzani Makes a Heady Werther

01/12/2012

 Massenet, Werther: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sir Andrew Davis, (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 23.11.2012 (JLZ) Read more

The Pirate King of Genoa

01/12/2012

 Verdi, Simon BoccanegraChorus and Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera,Rome.  Conductor, Riccardo Muti.  Chorus Master, Roberto Gabbiani.  29.11.2012 (JB) Read more

Donizetti Bore, Strasnoy Firecracker

30/11/2012

G. Donizetti / O. Strasnoy, I pazzi per progetto / Le Bal: Soloists, Munich Radio Orchestra, Ulf Schirmer (conductor), Prinzregenten Theater, Munich, 14.11.2012 (JFL) Read more

Monteverdi Masterpiece with Lulu-like Heroine

30/11/2012

 Monteverdi, L’incoronazione di Poppea: Soloists, Royal College of Music Opera Orchestra, Michael Rosewell (conductor). Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London, 27.11.2012 (MB) Read more

Widmann’s Babylon Reaches High, Ends up Confused

29/11/2012

J. Widmann, Babylon: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra, Kent Nagano (conductor), National Theater, Munich, 31.10.2012 (JFL) Read more

Janowski’s Gripping Walküre Well Paced and Richly Detailed

28/11/2012

 Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin/Marek Janowski (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 24.11.2012. (JPr) Read more

A Barrel of Verdian Laughs

26/11/2012

 Verdi, Un giorno di regno: Soloists, Keith Chambers (piano), Peter Kazaras (director), Seattle Opera Young Artists Program, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 17.11.2012 (BJ) Read more

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