Mixed feelings – Reviewer vs. Audience – Bellini at the Munich Opera Festival

27/07/2011

Bellini, I Capuleti è I Montecchi: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra and Chorus, Yves Abel (conductor).  National Theater Munich. 24. 7.2011 (JMI) Read more

Munich Festival’s Wholly Elegant Rosenkavalier

27/07/2011

R. Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra and Chorus, Constantin Trinks (conductor). National Theater Munich. 23. 7.2011. (JMI) Read more

Glass’ s Fall of the House of Usher in Munich

27/07/2011

Philip Glass, The Fall of the House of Usher: Soloists, Orchestra of the Gärtnerplatz State Theater, Lukas Beikircher (conductor). Gärtnerplatz Theater. 19. 7.2011 (JMI) Read more

Telemann in Munich – Der Geduldige Sócrates

27/07/2011

Telemann, Der Geduldige Sócrates: Soloists, Orchestra & Chorus of the Gärtnerplatz State Theater, Jörn Hinnerk Andresen (conductor). Gärtnerplatz  Theater. 21. 7.2011. (JMI) Read more

A Double Bill of French Frogs and German Dwarfs: Ravel & Zemlinsky at the Munich Opera Festival

27/07/2011

M. Ravel, L’Enfant et les Sortilèges | A.Von Zemlinsky, Der Zwerg: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra and Chorus, Kent Nagano (conductor). Munich National Theater. 22.07.2011 (JMI) Read more

New Light on Familiar Verdi – Sferisterio of Macerata’s Rigoletto

27/07/2011

Verdi, Rigoletto: Conductor, Andrea Battistoni; Sets, Costumes and Staging, Massimo Gasparon; Lighting, Sergio Rossi; Chorus Master, David Crescenzi; Choreographer, Robert Maria Pizzuto. Orchestra Regionale delle Marche; Marchigiano Chorus V Bellini; Salvadei (on-stage) band. Sferisterio of Macerata 23.7.2011 (JB) Read more

A Touch of Genius – Sferisterio of Macerata’s Un Ballo in Maschera

26/07/2011

Verdi, Un Ballo in Maschera:  Sferisterio of Macerata   – Orchestra Regionale delle Marche Marchigiano , Chorus V Bellini, Salvadei (on-stage) Band Conductor: Daniele Callegari   22.7.2011 (JB) Read more

Carmen at Sweden’s Opera på Skäret

26/07/2011

Bizet, Carmen:  at Opera på Skäret , Kopparberg, Sweden, premiere on 23.7.2011 (GF) Read more

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