Madama Butterfly Ends Juventus Lyrica’s Season

18/11/2016

Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica / Antonio Maria Russo (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 11.11.2016. (JSJ)

Juventus Lyrica’s 'Madama Butterfly'. Photo credit: Liliana Morsia.

Juventus Lyrica’s Madama Butterfly (c) Liliana Morsia

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Akram Khan Gives Giselle a Makeover with Kathak, Contemporary Dance and Music by Lamagna

18/11/2016

Vincenzo Lamagna (after Adolphe Adam), Giselle: Soloists & Artists of English National Ballet with English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 15.11.2016. (JPr)

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James Streeter (Albrecht) and Tamara Rojo (Giselle) (c) Laurent Liotardo

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Thrills from Les Troyens in New Production

17/11/2016

Berlioz, Les Troyens: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 13.11.2016. (JLZ)

11/9/16 1:38:05 PM Lyric Opera of Chicago Les Troyens Dress Rehearsal Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis Director: Tim Albery Cassandra: Christine Goerke Dido: Susan Graham Aeneas: Brandon Jovanovich Chorebus: Lucas Meachem © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2016

Christine Goerke and cast in Les Troyens (c) Todd Rosenberg

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Nadja Michael Leads a Blazing The Makropulos Case

17/11/2016

Janáček, The Makropulos Case: Soloists and orchestra of San Francisco Opera / Mikhail Tatarnikov (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 14.10.2016. (HS)

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Nadja Michael and cast in The Makropulos Case (c) Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera)

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Hartmann’s 30 Years War Opera Simplicius Simplicissimus Has Echoes of Nazi Germany

17/11/2016

Hartmann, Simplicius Simplicissimus (sung in English translation by David Pountney): Soloists, Britten Sinfonia / Timothy Redmond (conductor), Lillian Baylis Theatre at Sadler’s Wells, London, 15.11.2016. (CC)

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Stephanie Corley (Simplicius) & Ensemble. (c) Max Lacome

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A Convincing, if not Extraordinary, Tosca at the Deutsche Oper

16/11/2016

Puccini, Tosca: Orchestra, Chorus and Kinderchor of the Deutsche Oper / Ivan Repušić (conductor), Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 15.11.2016. (JMI)

<i>Tosca</i> © B. Stöss

Anja Harteros (Tosca) © B Stöss

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Kentridge’s Production of Lulu Another Triumph for English National Opera

16/11/2016

Berg, Lulu: Soloists, Orchestra of the English National Opera / Mark Wigglesworth (conductor). London Coliseum, London, 9.11.2016. (MB)

Brenda Rae and James Morris; photo credit - Catherine Ashmore.

Brenda Rae (Lulu) and James Morris (Dr Schön/Jack the Ripper (c) Catherine Ashmore.

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A Beautifully Played New Production of Les Huguenots in Berlin

15/11/2016

Meyerbeer, Les Huguenots: Orchestra and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper / Michele Mariotti (conductor), Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 13.11.2016. (JMI)

'Les Huguenots' © B. Stöss.

Les Huguenots © B Stöss

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