Sondra Radvanovsky: The Norma by Which Others will be Judged

30/12/2011

Vincenzo Bellini, Norma: Soloists, Orchestra Principado de Asturias, Coro Ópera de Oviedo, Robert Tolomelli (conductor), Teatro Campoamor de Oviedo, 14,12.2011 (JMI) Read more

High-Flying Swallow in Helsinki

27/12/2011

  Puccini, La Rondine: Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, 20.12.2011 (GF) Read more

Triply Disappointing, Manifold Delighting: Ariadne auf Valencia

22/12/2011

R. Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos: Soloists, Valencia Community Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Palau de les Arts, Valencia, 16.12.2011 (JMI) Read more

Fanciulla Roaring Success In Stockholm

21/12/2011

Puccini, La Fanciulla del West Royal Swedish Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Pier Giorgio Morandi (conductor), Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, 17.12.2011 (Premiere) (GF)  Read more

Pappano’s Meistersinger Compares Unfavourably With Past Productions At Covent Garden

21/12/2011

Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 19.12.2011 (MB) Read more

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

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