Longborough Festival Opera’s Così with a modern slant

21/06/2011

Mozart,  Così fan tutte: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera/Gianluca Marcianò (conductor), Longborough, 16.6.2011 (RJ) Read more

Conductor and Orchestra save the day in Palais Garnier’s Così fan tutte

20/06/2011

Mozart, Così fan tutte: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra national de Paris/ Philippe Jordan (conductor). Palais Garnier, Paris, 16.6.2011 (MB) Read more

Semi-staged Barbican Idomeneo lives up to expectations

20/06/2011

Mozart, Idomeneo, re di Creta, K 366: (Semi-Staged Performance)   Balthasar Neumann Ensemble and Choir/Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor) Barbican Hall, London,  11.6.2011 (GD) Read more

Kovacevich Plays a Mesmerizing Beethoven 4th piano concerto in Istanbul

18/06/2011

Beethoven, Usmanbas, Corigliano, Liszt, Liszt/Adams: Stephen Kovacevich (piano), Akbank Chamber Orchestra, Cem Mansur (conductor), Hagia Eirene Museum, Istanbul, 16. 6.2011 (AM) Read more

A dark and wet “Tryptich” in Buenos Aires

18/06/2011

Puccini, Il Tabarro, Gianni Schicchi, Suor Angelica: Soloists, Chorus, Children’s Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Colón. Conductor: Richard Buckley, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 11.6.2011. (JSJ) Read more

Intimate and enchanting Coppélia opens Birmingham Royal Ballet’s summer season

17/06/2011

Delibes,Coppélia: Dancers from the Birmingham Royal Ballet with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Koen Kessels (conductor), Birmingham Hippodrome, 14 6.2011 (GR) Read more

Routine Tosca lacks lyricism and pathos

17/06/2011

Puccini, Tosca : Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Royal Opera. Conductor: Antonio Pappano. Covent Garden, London, 14.6.2011 (JPr) Read more

Holland Park Opera makes a good job of rather poor Mascagni

16/06/2011

Mascagni, L’amico Fritz: Soloists, Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia, Stuart Stratford (conductor), 10.6.2011 (GDn) Read more

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