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

There she blows: Moby-Dick in the Bay Area

27/10/2012

J. Heggie, Moby-Dick: Soloists, San Francisco Opera Orchestra, Patrick Summers (conductor), San Francisco War Memorial Opera House, 22.10.2012 (RRR) Read more

Woe and Whoa! At Rome’s Gioconda

24/10/2012

  Ponchielli, La Gioconda:  Teatro dell’Opera, Rome.  Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet of the Rome Opera.  Conductor, Roberto Abbado.  23.10.2012 (JB) Read more

Be prepared! – Tandberg’s Boy Scout “Magic Flute” is in Stockholm

24/10/2012

  Mozart Tollflöjten (Die Zauberflöte):  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, Stefan Klingele, conductor. 17.10.2012 Read more

Opera North Flies the Flag for Janáček Once Again

23/10/2012

  Janáček, The Makropulos Case (sung in English): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North/ Richard Farnes (conductor), Grand Theatre, Leeds, 18.10.2012 (JL) Read more

A Golden Egg and an Outright Turkey among WNO’s Three Touring Productions

22/10/2012

 Handel, Mozart, Puccini: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera,Venue Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno. 16-18.10.2012 (RJF) Read more

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