The Chicago Symphony Orchestra in New York (1) – Verdi’s “Otello”

19/05/2011

Verdi, Otello (in concert) : Soloists, Riccardo Muti (conductor), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 15.4.2011 (BH) Read more

A Sexless Cleopatra – How Can That Happen?

18/05/2011

Northern Ballet’s Cleopatra – Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg and choreography by David Nixon : Dancers of the Northern Ballet and Northern Ballet Sinfonia. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones. Sadler’s Wells, London, 17.5.2011. (JPr) Read more

‘Haunting Handel’ in Sydney

18/05/2011

Handel, Vivaldi: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra with mezzo soprano Fiona Campbell. City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, 14.5.2011 (ZT) Read more

A Satisfying Tosca in Munich

18/05/2011

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bavarian State Opera, Keri-Lynn Wilson (conductor), National Theatre, Munich, Thursday 12.5.2011 (MC) Read more

Met Live Die Walküre has Problems with an Ambitious Set

16/05/2011

Wagner, Die Walküre, Metropolitan Opera’s latest HD transmission: (directed for TV by Gary Halfvorson) live to the Barbican Cinema, London. 14.5.2011. (JPr) Read more

An Evening with Dutch National Ballet at Sadler’s Wells

16/05/2011

Dutch National Ballet – Hans van Manen: Master of Dance: An evening with the Dutch National Ballet performing choreographies by Hans van Manen, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London. 14.5.2011 (MMB) Read more

A below-average Bohème in Valladolid

13/05/2011

G. Puccini, La Bohème: Soloists, Orquesta Teatro Calderón, Coro Amigos Teatro Calderón/Intermezzo. Conductor: Pietro Rizzo. Teatro Calderón de Valladolid. 9.5.2011 (JMI) Read more

Rare Donizetti: Maria Padilla Performed in Boston

12/05/2011

Donizetti, Maria Padilla: Soloists, orchestra and chorus of Opera Boston, Gil Rose (conductor), Boston, Massachusetts, 6.5.2011 (LS) Read more

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