Komische Oper Berlin’s Dazzling, Tech-Savvy Magic Flute Arrives in New York

23/07/2019

Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Choir Soloists of the Komische Oper Berlin, Members of the Tölzer Boys Choir, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra / Louis Langrée (conductor), David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City. 17.7.2019. (BH)

Julien Behr (Tamino) and Audrey Luna (Queen of the Night) (c) Stephanie Berger

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Plácido Domingo Stars in a Pleasing Concert Version of Verdi’s Giovanna d’Arco

22/07/2019

Verdi, Giovanna d’Arco (concert version): Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra / James Conlon (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 20.7.2019. (JMI)

Giovanna d’Arco © Javier del Real/Teatro Real

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Rain on Figaro and Susanna’s Wedding is a Good Omen

22/07/2019

Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists and Ensemble of Läckö Slottsopera, Läckö Chamber Orchestra / Simon Phipps (conductor), Läckö Castle Courtyard, 14.7.2019. (NS)

Susanna (Frida Engström) (c) Daniel Strandroth

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Cilea’s Radiant L’arlesiana Ardently Performed in the Beautiful Setting of Holland Park

21/07/2019

Cilea, L’arlesiana: Soloists, Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia / Dane Lam (conductor). Opera Holland Park, London, 20.7.2019. (CC)

Yvonne Howard as Rosa Mamai (c) Ali Wright

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Glimmerglass Premieres Blue – A Story of America’s Ongoing Struggle with Race

19/07/2019

The Glimmerglass Festival [2] – Tesori, Blue: Soloists, The Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra / John DeMain (conductor), Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, 14,7,2019. (RP)

Kenneth Kellogg (The Father) and Aaron Crouch (The Son)
© Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

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A Splendid Production of The Ghosts of Versailles Premieres at Glimmerglass

17/07/2019

The Glimmerglass Festival [1] – Corigliano, The Ghosts of Versailles: Soloists, The Glimmerglass Festival Chorus & Orchestra / Joseph Colaneri (conductor), Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, 13.7.2019. (RP)

Yelena Dyachek (Marie Antoinette) © Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

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Adès and McGregor Create a Story Ballet for the Twenty-First Century

16/07/2019

Adès, Adès & McGregor: A Dance Collaboration: Dancers of the Royal Ballet and Company Wayne McGregor (choreographer: Wayne McGregor), Los Angeles Philharmonic / Thomas Adès (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 13.7.2019. (JRo)

The Dante Project (Inferno): Matthew Ball & Francesca Hayward
(c) Cheryl Mann

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Ricky Ian Gordon’s Fascinating, Disturbing Ellen West Premieres at Opera Saratoga

15/07/2019

2019 Opera Saratoga Summer Festival – Gordon, Ellen West: Soloists, The Opera Saratoga Orchestra / Lidiya Yankovskaya (conductor), Opera Saratoga, The Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12.7.2019. (RP)

Jennifer Zetlan (Ellen West) © Gary David Gold

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