A Memorable River Dance Hornpipe

14/08/2019

Gilbert & Sullivan Festival – Ruddigore: Birmingham University G&S Society / Elliot Mercer (conductor), Royal Hall, Harrogate, Yorkshire 9.8.2019. (RJW)

Act II Finale “Having been a wicked Baronet” © Jane Stokes

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Splendid Singing in Grimeborn’s Staging of Hippolyte et Aricie

14/08/2019

 Rameau – Hippolyte et Aricie (1733): Cast, Seb Gillot (harpsichord), Ensemble OrQuestra/Kieran Staub (conductor), Arcola Theatre, Dalston, London, 13.8.2019 (CC)

Juliet Petrus (Aricie) and Kieran White (Hoppolyte) (c) Anreas Grieger

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Burlesque Le nozze di Figaro at Dala-Floda

10/08/2019

Dala-Floda Operafest [2] – Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Håkapellet (Ola Ottosson [piano], Jonas Lindgård [violin], Christian Sahlin [cello]). Björbo Opera House. Dala Floda, 5.8.2019. (GF)

Hannah Körner (Cherubin) and Anders Falbe (Count Almaviva) © Göran Forsling

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Keel Watson, Ronald Samm and the Chorus Shine in Fulham Opera’s Impressive Die Meistersinger

10/08/2019

Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Fulham Opera / Ben Woodward (conductor). Greenwood Theatre, London, 9.8.2019. (JPr)

Ronald Samm (Walther) in Fulham Opera’s Die Meistersinger (c) Matthew Couglan

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Entertaining Merry Widow at Dala-Floda

08/08/2019

Dala-Floda Operafest [1] – Lehár, The Merry Widow: Soloists, Dala-Floda Opera Chorus & Orchestra / Jonas Lindgård (conductor). Björbo Opera House. Dala Floda, 4.8.2019. (GF)

Mathias Zachariassen (Danilo) and Paulina Pfeiffer (Hanna) © Göran Forsling

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Ariadne auf Naxos – Modern and on Location in Buenos Aires

07/08/2019

R. Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos: Soloists and Orchestra / Alejo Pérez (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 31.7.2019. (JSJ)

Teatro Colón’s Ariadne auf Naxos (c) Arnaldo Colombaroli

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Rossini on the Fringe has Fizzing Enzembles and a Genial Atmosphere

07/08/2019

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 [1] – Rossini, Il Signor Brushino: Cambridge University Opera Society / Jamie Conway (musical director), St Cuthbert’s Church (Venue 122), 5.8.2019. (SRT) Read more

A Convincing Ekaterina Bakanova Stars in Peralada’s La traviata

07/08/2019

Festival Castell de Peralada [2] – Verdi, La traviata: Intermezzo Chorus, Liceu Orchestra / Riccardo Frizza (conductor), Castle Gardens Auditorium, Peralada, 5.8.2019. (JMI)

La traviata (c) Toti Ferrer:

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