‘Sleepless’ promenade opera at Cardiff Coal Exchange

17/07/2011

Deazley, The Sleeper: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Youth Opera, The Coal Exchange, Cardiff, 15.7.2011 (GPu) Read more

Mysterious Six Hours: Messiaen’s Saint François d’Assise in Madrid

15/07/2011

O. Messiaen, Saint François d’Assise: Soloists, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden – Freiburg. Coro Intermezzo, Coro de la Generalitat Valenciana, Sylvain Cambreling (conductor). Madrid Arena, 11.07.2011 (JMI)

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Buxton Festival 2011 – Breaking new ground with three distinctive home grown productions

14/07/2011

Buxton Festival 2011  –  Donizetti, Handel and Thomas: Soloists, Buxton Festival Chorus and Orchestra, 9-11.7.2011 (RJF) Read more

Peter Brook’s Flute-less Magic Flute at the Lincoln Center Festival

13/07/2011


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Center Festival: Mozart/Peter Brook, A Magic Flute: Peter Brook (director), Soloists, Franck Krawczyk (piano),Lynch Theater,New York, 8.7.2011 (SSM) Read more

An Estimable Nozze di Figaro from Opera Holland Park

13/07/2011

Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro : Soloists, Opera Holland Park Chorus, City of London Sinfonia, Matthew Willis (conductor). Opera Holland Park, 10.7.2011 (MB) Read more

Opera Holland Park’s ‘Rondine’ is rather a mixed bag

11/07/2011

Puccini , La rondine:  (New production by Tom Hawkes): Soloists and Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia, Conductor: Peter Selwyn. Holland Park, London, 7.7.2011. (JPr) Read more

Bertrand de Billy brings out the best in Massenet fairy tale

08/07/2011

Massenet,  Cendrillon: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Bertrand de Billy (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 5.7.2011 (CC) Read more

Principally Awful, Generally Fantastic: Lohengrin at the 2011 Munich Opera Festival

07/07/2011

Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Bavarian State Opera, Kent Nagano (conductor) National Theater, Munich, 6.7.2011 (JFL) Read more

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