Autobiography Brings Elements of Wayne McGregor’s Life to Sadler’s Wells

01/08/2018

Company Wayne McGregor, Autobiography: Sadler’s Wells, London, 26.7.2018. (JO’D)

Company Wayne McGregor’s Autobiography (c) Andrej Uspenski

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Outstanding Tristan und Isolde For Barenboim Festival In Buenos Aires

28/07/2018

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 18.7.2018. (JSJ)

Harry Kupfer’s Tristan und Isolde in Teatro Colón (c) Arnaldo Colombaroli.

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A Strong Cast Leads the 2018 Opera Festival’s Les Vêpres siciliennes

27/07/2018

Munich Opera Festival 2018 [7] – Verdi, Les Vêpres siciliennes: Bayerische Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Omer Meir Wellber (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 26.7. 2018. (JMI)

Les Vêpres siciliennes © W. Hösl

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Honoring Those Who Fought in the War to End All Wars – The Glimmerglass Festival’s Compelling Silent Night

27/07/2018

The Glimmerglass Festival [3] – Puts, Silent Night: Soloists, The Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra and Chorus / Nicole Paiement (conductor), Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, 22.7.2018. (RP)

Michael Hewitt (Lieutenant Horstmayer) in Silent Night © Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

Michael Hewitt (Lieutenant Horstmayer) in Silent Night
© Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

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A Beautifully Sung New Staging of Haydn’s Rarely Performed Orlando paladino

26/07/2018

Munich Opera Festival 2018 [6] – Haydn, Orlando paladino: Münchener Kammerorchester / Ivor Bolton (conductor), Prinzregententheater, Munich, 25.7.2018. (JMI)

Orlando paladino © W. Hösl

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Lightning Strikes Twice – The Glimmerglass Festival’s Cunning Little Vixen Is a Winner

26/07/2018

The Glimmerglass Festival [2] – Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen: Soloists, The Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra and Chorus / Joseph Colaneri (conductor), Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, 21.7.2018. (RP)

 Joanna Latini (the Vixen) and Alyssa Martin (the Fox) with Lilly Grady, Catie LeCours and Maggie Stephens (their kits) in The Cunning Little Vixen © Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

Joanna Latini (the Vixen) & Alyssa Martin (the Fox)
with Lilly Grady, Catie LeCours & Maggie Stephens (their kits)
in The Cunning Little Vixen © Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

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Much to Enjoy and to Provoke in The Fiery Angel

26/07/2018

Festival d’Aix-en-Provence [4] – Prokofiev, The Fiery Angel: Soloists, Dancers, Chorus of the Polish National Opera (chorus master: Miroslaw Janowski), Orchestre de Paris / Kazushi Ono (conductor). Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix, 15.7.2018. (MB)

The Fiery Angel © Pascal Victor / artcompress

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Kirill Petrenko and a Stellar Cast in the Munich Opera Festival’s Siegfried

26/07/2018

Munich Opera Festival 2018 [5] – Wagner, Siegfried: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra/Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 24.7.2018. (JMI)

From Siegfried © W. Hösl

From Siegfried © W. Hösl

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