Alvin Ailey Dancers Embody the American Soul

10/03/2017

Various composers: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 8.3.2017. (JRo)

Hope Boykin's r-Evolution, Dream. Photo credit: aul Kolnik/AAADT

Hope Boykin’s r-Evolution, Dream. (c) Paul Kolnik/AAADT

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Scartazzini’s Edward II Fails to Hit the Mark Despite a Fine Performance

10/03/2017

Scartazzini – Edward II: Soloists, Chorus (chorus master: Raymond Hughes) and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper, Berlin / Thomas Søndergård (conductor). Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 9.3.2017. (MB)

Edward II (c) Monika Rittershaus

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ETO Begin their Spring Tour and Bring Tosca to the Hackney Empire

10/03/2017

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists and Ensemble of English Touring Opera / Michael Rosewell (conductor). Hackney Empire, London. 9.3.2017. (JPr)

ETO Tosca - LR Tosca, Laura Mitchell; Scarpia, Craig Smith CREDIT Richard Hubert Smith (7)

ETO’s Tosca – Laura Mitchell (Tosca) & Craig Smith (Scarpia)
(c) Richard Hubert Smith

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In an Onegin Revival, an Outstanding Cast

08/03/2017

Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Alejo Perez (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago, 4.3.2017. (JLZ)

Mariusz Kwiecień (front) in 'Eugene Onegin' (c) Todd Rosenberg

Mariusz Kwiecień (front) in Eugene Onegin (c) Todd Rosenberg

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An Excellent Cast in Leipzig’s New Production of Der Freischütz

07/03/2017

Weber – Der Freischütz: Soloists, Leipzig Opera Chorus (chorus master: Alexander Stessing), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Christian Gedschold (conductor). Leipzig Opera House, 4.3.2017. (MB)

Foto 12_Der Freischütz_04.03.17_Oper Leipzig_©Ida Zenna

Leipzig Opera’s Der Freischütz © Ida Zenna

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In Between Mahler and Zimmerman: Wozzeck in Geneva

07/03/2017

Berg, Wozzeck: Soloists, Chorus of the Grand Théâtre Geneva, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / Stefan Blunier (conductor), Théatre des Nations, Geneva, 4.2.2017. (AL)

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The (Rome) Story of Il trovatore

07/03/2017

Verdi, Il trovatoreChorus and Orchestra of Teatro dell ‘Opera, Rome. Chorus Master, Roberto Gabbiani / Jader Bignamini (conductor). Teatro dell ‘Opera Rome 2.3.2017. (JB)

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Il trovatore (c) Yasuko Kageyama/Opera Roma

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The Peoples’ Performance of Otello in Zurich Packs a Punch

07/03/2017

Verdi, Otello: Soloists and Chorus of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Zurich Opera, 5.3.2017 (JR)

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Željko Lučić as Iago in Otello (2013) (c) Stefan Deuber

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