Splendid Magic Flute at Opera på Skäret

02/08/2019

Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Soloists, Opera på Skäret Chorus, The Swedish Chamber Orchestra / Lorenzo Coladonato (conductor), Opera på Skäret, Kopparberg, 27.7.& 28.7.2019. (GF)

Timothée Varon (Papageno) (c) Opera på Skäret

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The Enterprising Grimeborn Opera Festival Showcases an Intimate Das Rheingold

02/08/2019

Grimeborn Opera Festival 2019 [1] – Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, The Orpheus Sinfonia / Peter Selwyn (conductor). Arcola Theatre, London, 31.7.2019. (JPr)

Grimeborn Opera Festival’s Das Rheingold (c) Lidia Crisafulli

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Juventus Lyrica Revives Its 2013 Magical Flute

01/08/2019

Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica / Hernán Schvartzman (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 26.7.2019. (JSJ)

Juventus Lyrica’s Magic Flute (c) Liliana Morsia

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Travelogue from the Santa Fe Opera Festival as it Premieres Poul Ruders’s The Thirteenth Child

31/07/2019

Poul Ruders, The Thirteenth Child: Soloists and Chorus of the Santa Fe Opera / Paul Daniel (conductor), Santa Fe Opera, New Mexico, 27.7.2019. (CCr)

The Thirteenth Child (c) Ken Howard

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In La Calisto, Longborough’s Young Artists Spectacularly Defy Human Frailty

30/07/2019

Longborough Festival Opera 2019 [4] – Cavalli, La Calisto:  Soloists and the Barefoot Band / Lesley Anne Sammons (conductor). Longborough, Gloucestershire, 29.7.2019. (CP)

LFO Young Artists’ La Calisto (c) Matthew Williams-Ellis.

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Uplifting Buxton Performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Yeomen of the Guard

30/07/2019

Gilbert & Sullivan, The Yeomen of the Guard: National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company and Orchestra / Timothy Burke (conductor), Buxton Opera House, Derbyshire, 27.7.2019. (RJW)

Sergeant Meryll (Bruce Graham) with Tower Warders © Jane Stokes

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Much-Anticipated US Premiere of Korngold’s Das Wunder der Heliane at Bard’s SummerScape Opera

30/07/2019

Korngold, Das Wunder der Heliane: Soloists, Bard Festival Chorale, The American Symphony Orchestra / Leon Botstein (conductor), SummerScape Opera, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 26.8.2019. (RP)

Das Wunder der Heliane (c) Stephanie Berger.

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Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczala Triumph in Barcelona’s Luisa Miller

26/07/2019

Verdi, Luisa Miller: Soloists, Liceu Chorus and Orchestra / Domingo Hindoyan (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 23 & 24.7.2019. (JMI)

Sondra Radvanovsky (Luisa) and Piotr Beczala (Rodolfo) © Antoni Bofill

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