Welsh National Opera’s Spectacularly Successful War and Peace Comes to Covent Garden

24/07/2019

Prokofiev, War and Peace (ed. Ermolaeva/McAllister, sung in English): Soloists, Dancers, Chorus & Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Tomáš Hanus (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. 23.7.2019. (CC)

Cast of WNO’s War and Peace (c) Clive Barda

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A Double Bill that is One of Opera Holland Park’s Greatest Successes

24/07/2019

Wolf-Ferrari and Tchaikovsky: Soloists, Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia / John Andrews (Wolf-Ferrari), Sian Edwards (Tchaikovsky). Opera Holland Park, London, 22.8.2019 (CC)

Clare Presland (Susanna) (c) Ali Wright

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Cincinnati Opera Does Great Justice to Blind Injustice

24/07/2019

Scott Davenport Richards, Blind Injustice: Soloists, Members of the Young Professionals Choral Collective, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / John Morris Russell (conductor), Wilkes Auditorium, Cincinnati, OH. 22.7.2019. (RDA)

Cast of Blind Injustice (c) Philip Groshong

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Glyndebourne’s New Die Zauberflöte Misfires, Despite an Excellent Cast

23/07/2019

Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2019 [3] – Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Soloists, Chorus of the Glyndebourne Festival, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor), Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, 21.7.2019. (RB)

Sofia Fomina, Martin Snell, Brindley Sherratt, Michael Kraus, Thomas Atkins
and chorus (c) Bill Cooper

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Garsington Opera’s Alert and Intriguing Don Giovanni Production

23/07/2019

Garsington Opera 2019 [4] – Mozart, Don Giovanni: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus / Douglas Boyd (conductor). Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 18.7.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Don Giovanni (c) Johan Persson

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The 2019 JPYA Summer Performance is a Thoroughly Enjoyable Musical Experience

23/07/2019

Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance: Soloists, Conductors and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 21.7.2019. (AK)

Jacquelyn Stucker (Euridice) and Patrick Terry (Orfeo) (c) Clive Barda

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Three Appealing Cast Combinations for Teatro Real’s Il trovatore

23/07/2019

Verdi, Il trovatore: Soloists, Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra / Maurizio Benini (conductor). Teatro Real, Madrid, 18, 19 & 21.7.2019. (JMI)

Teatro Real’s Il trovatore © Javier del Real

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New York’s Teatro Nuovo Resurrects Two Bel Canto Gems

23/07/2019

Bellini, La straniera; Rossini, La gazza ladra: Soloists, Teatro Nuovo Chorus and Orchestra / Jakob Lehmann (primo violino e capo d’orchestra), Rose Hall, New York, 17 & 18.7.2019. (RP)

Hannah Ludwig (Pippo) in La gazza ladra (c) Steven Pisano

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