The Met’s Così fan tutte Redeemed by Fine Musical Performances

03/04/2018

Mozart, Così fan tutte: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / David Robertson (Conductor), Broadcast live to the Dundonald Omniplex Cinema, Belfast, from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 31.3.2018. (RB)

Serena Malfi (Dorabella) in Così fan tutte (c) Marty Sohl

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Turnage’s New Opera for Children Skilfully Avoids Condescension

01/04/2018

Turnage, Coraline: Soloists, Britten Sinfonia / Sian Edwards (conductor). Barbican Theatre, London, 31.3.2018. (MB)

Kitty Whately (Other Mother), Alexander Robin Baker (Other Father) & Mary Bevan (Coraline)
© Stephen Cummiskey

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ENO Stimulates with Revival of Mozart’s The Marriago of Figaro

01/04/2018

Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the English National Opera / Martyn Brabbins (conductor), London Coliseum, 29.3.2018. (CC)

The Marriage of Figaro – Ashley Riches & Lucy Crowe
(c) Alastair Muir

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Back for a Second Night: the Bayerische Staatsoper in a Joyous Der Rosenkavalier

31/03/2018

Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier: Soloists, Bayerische Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York. 29.3.2018. (RP)

Adrianne Pieczonka (Marschallin), Peter Rose (Ochs) & Kirill Petrenko (conductor) © Stefan Cohen

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Kirill Petrenko and the Bayerisches Staatsorchester Triumph in Carnegie Hall Debut

31/03/2018

Brahms, Tchaikovsky: Julia Fischer (violin), Daniel Müller-Schott (cello), Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 28.3.2018. (RP)

Kirill Petrenko conducting the Bayerisches Staatsorchester © Chris Lee

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ENB’s My First Ballet: Swan Lake is Exceptional for the Young and Young At Heart

30/03/2018

Tchaikovsky, English National Ballet’s My First Ballet: Swan Lake: Louise Calf (narrator), Dancers of the English National Ballet School, Peacock Theatre, London. 29.3.2018. (JPr)

English National Ballet School students in My First Ballet: Swan Lake © Laurent Liotardo

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A Joyous Semi-Staged Cenerentola from an Impressive Student Cast and Orchestra

30/03/2018

Rossini, La Cenerentola: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama / David Jones (conductor), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff, 27.3.2018. (GPu)

Sophie Dicks

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Trovatore‘s Well-Known Melodies Reach Listeners’ Hearts

29/03/2018

Verdi, Il trovatore: Finnish National Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Patrick Fournillier (conductor). Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, 23.3.2018. (GF)

Claudio Otelli (Luna) (l) & Elena Stikhina (Leonora) © Stefan Bremer

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