Palumbo Forces Destiny in Barcelona

21/10/2012

SpainSpain G. Verdi, La Forza del Destino: Soloists, Liceu Orchestra & Chorus, Renato Palumbo (conductor), Liceu, Barcelona, 16-18.10.2012 (JMI) Read more

Lacklustre Don Giovanni at London Coliseum

21/10/2012

 Mozart Don Giovanni (sung in English): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera/Edward Gardner (conductor), 17.10.2012 (CC) Read more

Utopia Unlimited in Buenos Aires

20/10/2012

 Gilbert & Sullivan, Utopia, Limited: Soloists,Chorus and Orchestra of Lírica Lado B. Conductor: Camilo Santostefano, Manzana de las Luces, Buenos Aires. 29.9.2012. (JSJ) Read more

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

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