Rossini Opera Festival (ROF) (3) – Adelaide di Borgogna and Il Viaggio a Reims or ‘ROF Funeral Services’

22/08/2011

Rossini, Adelaide di Borgogna: Rossini Opera Festival (ROF), Teatro Rossini, Pesaro, Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna: Conductor – Dmitri Jurowski; Sets, Costumes, Projections and Stage Director: Pier Alli  17.8.2011 (JB)

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Rossini Opera Festival ROF (2) – La Scala di Seta and the Rossini Entertainment Business

22/08/2011

Rossini, La Scala di Seta:  Rossini Opera Festival (ROF), Pesaro, Orchestra Sinfonica G Rossigni, Conductor – José Miguel Pérez-Sierra; Director, Damiano Michieletto; Sets and Costumes – Paolo Fantin; Lighting – Alessandro Carletti. 15.8.2011 (JB) Read more

Rossini Opera Festival (ROF) (1) – Where Was Moses When the Lights Went Out?

22/08/2011

Rossini, Mosè in Egitto:  Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Comunale Bologna; Conductor, Roberto Abbado; Director, Graham Vick; Sets and Costumes Stuart Mann; Lighting Giuseppe di Iorio; Chorus Master, Lorenzo Fratini, : Rossini Opera Festival (ROF), Adriatic Arena, Pesaro, 14.8.2011 (JB) Read more

Buxton Gilbert and Sullivan Festival 2011 (5) – A brilliant production of Utopia Ltd

22/08/2011

Sullivan,  Utopia Ltd: Soloists and chorus of the Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company, Opera House, Buxton. 19.8.2011 (RJW) Read more

Edinburgh International Festival 2011 (4) – Luxurious beauty and languid atmosphere in Massanet’s Thaïs

20/08/2011

Massenet,Thaïs:  Soloists, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor). Usher Hall, 18.8.2011 (SRT)

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A revelatory Porgy and Bess in Seattle

19/08/2011

Gershwin, Porgy and Bess : Seattle Opera, soloists. Conductor: John DeMain, McCaw Hall, Seattle. 12.8.2011. (BJ) Read more

Buxton Gilbert and Sullivan Festival 2011 (4) – Handbells and Hippies turn The Sorcerer on its head

18/08/2011

Sullivan, The Sorcerer: Opera della Luna Opera Company, Opera House, Buxton. 16.8.2011 (RJW) Read more

Buxton Gilbert and Sullivan Festival 2011 (3) – Arcadian setting for Cambridge University’s Iolanthe

18/08/2011

Sullivan,  Iolanthe: Soloists and Chorus of Cambridge University Gilbert & Sullivan Society, Buxton Opera, 9.8.2011 (RJW) Read more

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