An Operatic Treatment of the Life of a Judge Murdered by the Mafia

06/05/2017

Nicola Sani – Falcone: Il tempo sospeso del volo: Soloists, Members of the Staatskapelle Berlin and the Orchestral Academy of the Staatskapelle Berlin / David Robert Coleman (conductor). Schillertheater: Werkstatt, Berlin, 4.5.2017. (MB)

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Nicola Sani’s Falcone: Il tempo sospeso del volo (c) Gianmarco Bresadola

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A Colorful, Idiomatic Rameau Reconstruction

01/05/2017

Rameau, Le Temple de la Gloire (The Temple of Glory): Soloists, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale / Nicholas McGegan (conductor), Bruce Lamott (chorale director), New York Baroque Dance Company, presented by Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, University of California Berkeley, 28.4.2017. (HS) Read more

Opera North’s Golden Touch for Concert Staging Opera Continues in Puccini’s Turandot

30/04/2017

Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North / Sir Richard Armstrong, Leeds Town Hall, 28.4.2017. (CF)

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Sunyoung Seo (Liù), Alastair Miles (Timur) & Rafael Rojas (Calaf),
Orchestra and Chorus of ON (c) Tristram Kenton

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Adams Conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a Raw, Powerful Performance of Doctor Atomic

28/04/2017

 Adams, Doctor Atomic (semi-staged): Soloists, BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Orchestra / John Adams (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 25.4.2017. (CC)

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Brindley Sherratt, Aubrey Allicock and Gerald Finley in Doctor Atomic (c) Mark Allan/BBC

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Adès Conducts Adès at the Royal Opera: A Breathtaking Premiere of The Exterminating Angel

28/04/2017

Adès, The Exterminating Angel: (UK premiere) Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Thomas Adès. 24.4.2017. (CC)

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Audrey Luna (Leticia Maynar) (centre) (c) ROH/Clive Barda.

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Fine Raw Poppea at the Teatro Coliseo in Buenos Aires

27/04/2017

Monteverdi, L’incoronazione di Poppea: Soloists, Orchestra Compañía de las Luces / Marcelo Birman (conductor). Teatro Coliseo, Buenos Aires. 20.4.2017. (JSJ)

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Martín Oro (Ottone), Cecilia Pastawski (Poppea) & Gloria Rojas (Arnalta)
in Buenos Aires Lírica’s L´incoronazione di Poppea (c) Liliana Morsia

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Despite Distinguished Singing Jürgen Flimm’s Figaro is Deeply Disappointing

26/04/2017

Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Staatsopernchor Berlin (chorus master: Frank Flade), Staatskapelle Berlin / Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor). Schillertheater, Berlin, 25.4.2017. (MB)

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Berlin State Opera’s Le nozze di Figaro (c) Hermann and Clärchen Baus

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Magnificent Conducting by David Afkham of a Ginastera Rarity

25/04/2017

Ginastera, Bomarzo: Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Real / David Afkham (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 24.4.2017. (JMI)

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Teatro Real’s Bomarzo © Javier del Real

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