Cincinnati Opera Opens 99th Season with Charming Figaro

14/06/2019

Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro: Soloists, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Marc Piollet (conductor), Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio. 14.6.2019. (RDA)

The Marriage of Figaro (c) Phillip Groshong/Cincinnati Opera

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An Imaginative, Delightful New Production of Don Quichotte in Berlin

14/06/2019

Massenet, Don Quichotte: Deutsche Oper Chorus and Orchestra / Emmanuel Villaume (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 13.6.2019. (JMI)

Deutsche Oper’s Don Quichotte (c) T. Aurin

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Well-Sung Manon Lescaut Under the Excellent Baton of Sir Simon Rattle

14/06/2019

Puccini, Manon Lescaut: Soloists, Deutsche Oper Chorus and Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 12.6.2019. (JMI)

Deutsche Oper’s Manon Lescaut (c) B. Stöss

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Liceu’s Tosca Revival Has Strong Musical Leadership From John Fiore but Uneven Casts

13/06/2019

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Cor Infantil Amics de la Unió, Liceu Chorus and Orchestra / John Fiore (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 9 & 11.6.2019. (JMI)

Jonathan Tetelman (Cavaradossi) & Liudmyla Monastyrska (Tosca) (c) A. Bofill

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Rossini’s Barber Attracts New Audiences In Buenos Aires

12/06/2019

Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Ensamble Lírico Orquestal. Conductor: Gustavo Codina, Teatro Astral, Buenos Aires. 5.6.2019. (JSJ)

Ensamble Lírico Orquestal’s Il barbiere di Siviglia

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Glyndebourne’s Cendrillon is Memorable in Every Way

12/06/2019

Glyndebourne Festival Opera [2] – Massenet, Cendrillon: Soloists, Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor). Glyndebourne Festival Opera, 8.6.2019. (CC)

Cendrillon (Danielle de Niese) and Prince Charming (Kate Lindsey)
(c) Richard Hubert Smith.
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Garsington Opera’s The Bartered Bride is a Winning Summer’s Evening

12/06/2019

Garsington Opera 2019 [1] – Bedřich Smetana, The Bartered Bride: Soloists, Garsington Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra / Jac van Steen (conductor). Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 8.6.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s The Bartered Bride (c) Clive Barda
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Heggie’s Dead Man Walking Makes a Theatrically Compelling Start to WNO’s Freedom Season

11/06/2019

Heggie, Dead Man Walking:  Soloists, WNO Youth Opera and Children’s Chorus, Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Karen Kamensek (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 7.6.2019. (GPu)

Morgan Smith (Joseph De Rocher) and Luca Cervoni (Sister Helen) (c) Johan Persson
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