Modern Mahagonny Rises And Falls In Buenos Aires

03/09/2017

Weill, Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / David Syrus (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 29.8.2017. (JSJ)

Latin America’s co-production of Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny at the Teatro Colón. (Photo Arnaldo Colombaroli)

Latin America’s Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny at the Teatro Colón
(c) Arnaldo Colombaroli

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Glyndebourne’s Excellent La clemenza di Tito Comes to the Proms

30/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 59: Mozart – La Clemenza di TitoSoloists; Glyndebourne Festival Opera Chorus; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.8.2017. (CC)
performs the role of Sextus in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under conductor Robin Ticciati at the BBC Proms. Photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Anna Stéphany (Sextus) in La clemenza di Tito
(c) Chris Christodoulou.

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A Mighty (But Imperfect) Rendering Of Berlioz’s Faust In Wellington

29/08/2017

Berlioz, La Damnation de Faust: Soloists, Freemasons New Zealand Opera Chorus (Director: Michael Vinten), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Edo de Waart (conductor). Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington. 25.8.2017. (PM)

Alisa Kolosova (mezzosoprano) - Marguerite in Berlioz's La Damnation de Faust from the NZSO. (Image courtesy NZSO)

Alisa Kolosova (mezzosoprano) (c) NZSO

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National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Co. Delight with New Production of Princess Ida

24/08/2017

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Gilbert & Sullivan, Princess Ida: National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, Harrogate Festival, Royal Hall, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, 12.8.2017. (RJW)

National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company’s Princess Isa © Jane Stokes (DJ Stotty Images)

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National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Co. Deliver an Energetic HMS Pinafore

24/08/2017

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Gilbert & SullivanHMS Pinafore: National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, Harrogate Festival, Royal Hall, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, 5.8.2017. (RJW) Read more

A Less Than Complete Picture of Wozzeck at the Salzburg Festival

21/08/2017

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Salzburg Festival [5] – Berg, Wozzeck: Soloists, Salzburg Festival and Theatre Children’s Choir (chorus master: Wolfgang Götz), Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, 14.8.2017. (MB)

Regie : WILLIAM KENTRIDGE ; CO-Regieb:  Luc De Wit Bühne : Sabine Theunissen ; Kostüme : Greta Goiris ; Video Compositor & Editor : Catherine  Meyburgh Licht :  Urs  Schönebaum ; Video Operator : Kim Gunnings

William Kentridge’s <i.Wozzeck at the Salzburg Festival (c) Salzburg Festival /Ruth Walz

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Magisterial Thielemann and Exciting Petra Lang Make the 2017 Bayreuth Tristan Something to Remember

20/08/2017

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Bayreuth Festival 2017 [3] Wagner, Tristan und IsoldeSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 16.8.2017. (JPr)

Katharina Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde Act II
(c) Bayreuther Festspiele/Enrico Nawrath

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The Festival Entertains with a Full-Scale Musical Production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Engaged

20/08/2017

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Gilbert & Sullivan, Engaged: Festival production by Alan Borthwick and Friends, Harrogate Festival, Royal Hall, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England  11.8.2017. (RJW)

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Gilbert & Sullivan’s Engaged (c) Raymond Walker

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