Fairy Tale Rusalka at Teatro Colón

17/11/2017

Dvořák, Rusalka: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / Julián Kuerti (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 14.11.2017. (JSJ)

Ante Jerkunica (Vodnik) and Ana María Martínez (Rusalka) in the Teatro Colón’s Rusalka. (Photo: Arnaldo Colombaroli)

Ante Jerkunica (Vodník) and Ana María Martínez (Rusalka) (c) Arnaldo Colombaroli

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At the V&A: Tim Watts’ Musically and Dramatically Compelling Kepler’s Trial

11/11/2017

Tim Watts, Kepler’s Trial (opera preceded by panel discussion with Prof Ulinka Rublack, Tim Watts, Aura Satz, Dame Marina Warner, Prof Simon Schaffer): soloists, chorus and orchestra / Graham Walker (conductor). Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 9.11.2017. (VV)

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Cerys Purser (Katharina) in Kepler’s Trial (c) Aura Satz

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Exuberant Count Ory From Juventus Lyrica

11/11/2017

Rossini, Le Comte Ory: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica / Hernán Schvartzman (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 3.11.2017. (JSJ)

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Jaquelina Livieri (Countess Adèle) & Sebastián Russo (Count Ory) in Le Comte Ory (c) Liliana Morsia

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Zurich’s Mahagonny Lacks Pizzazz But Very Enjoyable

10/11/2017

Weill, The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny: Soloists, Dancers and Chorus of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera 9.11.2017. (JR)

Opernhaus Zürich - Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - 2017/18 © T + T Fotografie - Tanja Dorendorf

Annette Dasch (Jenny Hill) & Christopher Ventris (Paul Ackermann aka Jimmy Mahoney)
© T + T Fotografie – Tanja Dorendorf

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Pountney’s Lyric Opera Die Walküre Exceeds Expectations

09/11/2017

Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Chicago, IL. 5.11.2017. (JLZ)

Die Walküre at Chicago Lyric Opera (Photo: Cory Weaver)

Die Walküre at Chicago Lyric Opera (c) Cory Weaver

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Les Arts Florissants’ Chaste, Glorious Beauties Lost at Disney Hall

08/11/2017

Charpentier, Purcell: Laureates of Le Jardin des Voix, Les Arts Florissants / William Christie (harpsichord and conductor), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, 7.11.2017. (LV) Read more

Kentish Opera’s La belle Hélène brings Autumnal Joy

08/11/2017

Jacques Offenbach, La belle Hélène (in English): Soloists, Kentish Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Robyn Sevastos (conductor), The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks, 29.10.2017 (MH)

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Calchas (Graham Stone) & Orestes (Lindy Everett) in Kentish Opera’s La belle Hélène
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Barton’s ‘La Favorita del Re’ Proves the Favorite of Teatro Real’s Audience as Well

07/11/2017

Donizetti, La favorite (concert version): Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Real / Daniel Oren (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 6.11.2017. (JMI)

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La favorite in concert © J del Real

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