More “New” Clothes for the Emperor – Turandot in Munich

19/12/2011

Puccini: Turandot, Bavarian State Opera, Munich, 17.12.2011 (BM)

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Eva-Maria Westbroek of Mtsensk: Haenchen & Kušej Delight in Madrid

15/12/2011

Dmitri Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District: Soloists, Madrid Symphony Orchestra, Coro Intermezzo, Hartmut Haenchen (conductor), Teatro Real de Madrid, 9.12.2011 (JMI) Read more

Holy Mackerel: RNCM Triumphs with Albert Herring

13/12/2011

Britten. Albert Herring (1947): Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists of the Royal Northern College of Music, Clark Rundell (conductor), Director Stefan Janski. Stage, Set and Costume designer, Lara Booth, RNCM Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 12.12.2011 (RJF) Read more

The Triumphant Return of the Royal Physician to Copenhagen

11/12/2011

 Bo Holten, Livlægens besøg (The Visit of the Royal Physician): Bo Holten (conductor), The Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen, 2.12.2011 (NS) Read more

Merry Widow – Belle Époque in Buenos Aires

10/12/2011

 Lehár, The Merry Widow: Soloists and Orchestra of Teatro Colón, Gregor Bühl (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 2.12.2011. (JSJ) Read more

The Children Are Terrible, the Audience Missing: Spanish Glass Premiere

07/12/2011

Philip Glass, Les enfants Terribles: Soloists, ‘orchestra’ of three pianos, Emmanuel Olivier (conductor, piano), Bilbao’s Teatro Arriaga, 2.12.2012 (JMI) Read more

A Regrettable “Carmen” at San Francisco Opera Sunk by the Soloists

06/12/2011

  Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Children’s Chorus, War Memorial Opera House, San Francis, 29.11.2011 (HS) Read more

Out, Out, Damned Spot: The Muti, Stein, Serjan Macbeth in Rome

06/12/2011

 :Verdi, Macbeth: Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera, Rome, 29.11.2011 (JB)

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