Grimeborn 2018’s Greek is a Dazzling, Staggering Achievement

17/08/2018

Grimeborn Opera Festival 2018 – Mark-Anthony Turnage, Greek: The Kantanti Ensemble / Tim Anderson (conductor), Arcola Theatre, Dalston, London, 15.8.2018. (RD)

Richard Morrison (Dad), Philippa Boyle (Mum) and Edmund Danon (Eddy) (c) Lidia Crisafulli

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Catch The Beggar’s Opera at the EIF if You Can

16/08/2018

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Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [9] – John Gay, Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord’s The Beggar’s Opera: Soloists, Les Arts Florissants / Florian Carré (conductor). King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, 16.8.2018. (SRT)

Benjamin Purkiss (Macheath) & Beverley Klein (Mrs Peachum) (c) Patrick Berger

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An Intimate Lucia di Lammermoor from Fulham Opera at Grimeborn 2018

12/08/2018

Grimeborn Opera Festival 2018 – Fulham Opera’s Lucia di Lammermoor: Soloists, Ben Woodward (piano) / Michael Thrift (conductor), Arcola Theatre, Dalston, London, 11.8.2018. (JPr)

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UPDATED! The 2018 Dala-Floda Opera Festival

09/08/2018

Dala-Floda Opera Festival 2018 (GF)

[1] Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana: Soloists, Dala-Floda Opera Chorus, Orchestra / Sven-Olof Juvas (conductor). Dala-Floda. Björbo. 5.8.2018.

Mathias Zachariassen (Turiddu) & Paulina Pfeiffer (Santuzza) (c) Göran Forsling

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A Superb Production at Glyndebourne of Barber’s Unjustly Neglected Vanessa

09/08/2018

Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2018 [3] – Barber, Vanessa:  Soloists, The Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Jakub Hrůša (conductor), Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Sussex, 6.8.2018. (RB)

Emma Bell (Vanessa) & Edgaras Montvidas (Anatol) in Vanessa (c) Tristram Kenton

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Sir Mark Elder Brings a Lifetime of Wagner Experience to Hallé’s EIF Siegfried

09/08/2018

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Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [4] – Wagner: Hallé / Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Usher Hall, 8.8.2018. (SRT) Read more

A New Production of The Magic Flute Premieres at the Festival Castell Peralada

08/08/2018

Festival Castell Peralada 2018 [2] – Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Liceu Chorus and Orchestra/Josep Pons (conductor), Castle Gardens Auditorium, Peralada, 6.8.2018. (JMI)

Festival Castell Peralada 2018 – Die Zauberflöte © T. Ferrer

Festival Castell Peralada 2018’s Die Zauberflöte © T. Ferrer

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This Year’s ‘Wagner für Kinder’ at Bayreuth was Der Ring des Nibelungen

07/08/2018

Bayreuth Festival 2018 [6] – ‘Wagner für Kinder’Der Ring des Nibelungen: Soloists, Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt (Oder) / Azis Sadikovic (conductor), Probebühne IV auf der Parkseite des Festspielgeländes, Bayreuth, 31.7.2018. (JPr)

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