Saffron Opera’s Götterdämmerung Sees the End of Everything and Audience on their Feet

18/09/2017

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Wagner, Götterdämmerung (concert performance): Soloists, Saffron Opera Group Chorus and Orchestra / Michael Thorne (conductor). Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, Essex, 17.9.2017. (JPr) Read more

A fine Greek Passion in Karlstad

18/09/2017

Martinů, The Greek Passion: Soloists, Wermland Opera Chorus and Orchestra/ Johannes Gustavsson (conductor) Wermland Opera, Karlstad, 14.9.2017. (GF)

Peter Kajlinger (Captain/Commentator) and Niklas Björling Rygert (Manolios)

Peter Kajlinger (Captain/Commentator) & Niklas Björling Rygert (Manolios) (c) Mats Bäcker

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A Day in the Life of Figaro

18/09/2017

Rossini, Il Barbiere di Seviglia: Soloists, Chorus of the Grand Théâtre Geneva, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / Jonathan Nott (conductor), Geneva, 16.9.2017. (ALL)

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Leoncavallo and Ravel: Two ‘Little Greats’ on the New Taster Menu from Opera North

18/09/2017

Leoncavallo, Ravel: Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra of Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds, 16.9.2017. (CF)

PagliacciRichard Burkhard as Tonio and Peter Auty as Canio. Photo Credit: Tristram Kenton.

L’enfant et les sortilèges
Katie Bray (Louis XV Chair), John Savournin (Armchair) & Wallis Giunta (Child)
(c) Tristram Kenton

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Just Who Can Top Anna Netrebko as Leonora in Il trovatore?

16/09/2017

Verdi, Il trovatore: Wiener Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Staatsoper, Vienna, 10.9.2017. (RP)

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Yusif Eyvazov (Manrico), & Anna Netrebko (Leonora) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH/Michael Pöhn

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Carmen Returns to LA Opera with Mediterranean Sizzle

16/09/2017

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra of LA Opera / James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 14.9.2017. (JRo)

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Ana Maria Martínez (Carmen) & Riccardo Massi (José)
(c) Ken Howard/LA Opera

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Remembering Alberto Zedda at the Liceu’s Revival of Il viaggio a Reims

15/09/2017

Rossini, Il viaggio a Reims: Liceu Orchestra/Giacomo Sagripanti (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 13 & 14.9.2017. (JMI)

Il viaggio a Reims © A. Bofill

Il viaggio a Reims © A. Bofill

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Fireworks Aplenty from Kasper Holten and Es Devlin’s Spectacular Bregenz Carmen

15/09/2017

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Prague Philharmonic Choir, Children’s choir of Musikmittelschule Bregenz-Stadt, Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Paolo Carignani (conductor). Recorded at the 2017 Bregenz Festival and shown at Cineworld Basildon, 14.9.2017. (JPr)

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Carmen at Bregenz (c) Bregenzer Festspiele/Karl Forster

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