BalletBoyz’s Fourteen Days Returns to Sadler’s Wells

29/04/2018

BalletBoyz, Fourteen Days – The Title is in the Text, Human Animal, Us, The Indicator Line, Fallen: Sadler’s Wells, London, 26.4.2018. (JO’D)

Javier De Frutos’s The Title is in the Text (c) Panayiotis Sinnos

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Magnificent Singing in a New Production of Eugene Onegin at Scottish Opera

28/04/2018

Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Scottish Opera / Stuart Stratford (conductor), Theatre Royal Glasgow, 27.4.2018. (GT)

Samuel Dale Johnson (Onegin) & Natalya Romaniw (Tatyana) (c) James Glossop

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The Royal Opera Revives Philip Venables’ 4.48 Psychosis

26/04/2018

Philip Venables, 4.48 Psychosis: Soloists, CHROMA / Richard Baker (conductor). Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London, 24.4.2018. (MB)

4.48 Psychosis (c) ROH/Stephen Cummiskey

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A Colourfully Exciting Don Quixote from Brazil’s São Paulo Dance Company

26/04/2018

São Paulo Dance Company’s Don Quixote: Dancers of São Paulo Dance Company, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz / Christoph Gedschold (conductor), Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden, Germany, 14.4.2018. (GT)

São Paulo Dance Company’s Don Quixote (c) Renan Livi

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A Dazzling and Vocally Delightful La sonnambula from Frankfurt Opera

25/04/2018

Bellini, La sonnambula: Soloists, Chorus, and Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra  / Eun Sun Kim (conductor), 21.4.2018. (GT)

Frankfurt Opera’s (c) Barbara Aumüller

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A Brilliant Bluebeard’s Castle from Spain’s National Orchestra

25/04/2018

Parra, Bartók: Orquesta Nacional de España / David Afkham (conductor), Auditorio de Música, Madrid, 21.4.2018. (JMI)

Bluebeard’s Castle © Orquesta Nacional de España

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Frankfurt Opera’s Das Rheingold Avoids Cheap Sensationalism

24/04/2018

Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra / Sebastian Weigle (conductor), Frankfurt Opera, 19.4.2018. (GT)

Frankfurt Opera’s Das Rheingold (c) Barbara Aumüller

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Despite the Production’s Limitations and Gimmicks, Musically La forza was Memorable

24/04/2018

Verdi, La forza del destino: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Carlo Rizzi (conductor), Theatre Cymru, Llandudno, 21.4.2018. (RJF)

Justina Gringytė & Luis Cansino in WNO’s La forza del destino (c) Richard Hubert Smith

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