Garsington Gives Stimulating Performance of Strauss’s Capriccio

05/06/2018

Richard Strauss, Capriccio: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra / Douglas Boyd (conductor) Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 3.6.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Capriccio (c) Johan Persson

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Garsington’s Die Zauberflöte is More Rewarding Vocally than Theatrically

05/06/2018

Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Soloists, Garsington Opera Chorus & Orchestra / Christian Curnyn (conductor), Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 2.6.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Die Zauberflöte (c) Johan Persson

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BODYTRAFFIC Premieres Matthew Neenan’s Engaging A Million Voices

03/06/2018

Various Composers and Choreographers: Dancers of BODYTRAFFIC, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 1.6.2018. (JRo)

A Million Voices (l-r) Natalie Leibert, Jamal White and BODYTRAFFIC (c) Rob Latour

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A Tosca of High Artistry and Overwhelming Conviction

03/06/2018

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Philadelphia Symphonic Choir (director: Joe Miller), Philadelphia Boys Choir (artistic director: Jeffrey R. Smith), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 19.5.2018. (BJ)

Jennifer Rowley (Tosca) & Ambrogio Maestri (Scarpia) (c) Philadelphia Orchestra

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Bayreuth’s 1967 Lohengrin Recreated by the Prague National Opera

02/06/2018

Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, National Theatre Chorus and Orchestra / Constantin Trinks (conductor), The National Theatre, Prague. 27.5.2018. (RP)

Dana Burešová (Elsa) in Prague National Opera’s Lohengrin © Patrik Borecký

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The Show Must Go On. Pop-Up Opera Successfully Surmount a Real-Life Theft

02/06/2018

Mozart, Der Schauspieldirektor and Bastien und Bastienne: Soloists of Pop-Up Opera, Paul McKenzie (piano). St Mary’s Church, Islington, London, 30.5.2018. (MB)

Pop-Up Opera’s Der Schauspieldirektor (c) Robert Workman

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A Supersized Faust with a Magnificent Marguerite

30/05/2018

Gounod, Faust: Soloists, National Theatre Brno Ballet, Chorus and Orchestra/Marko Ivanović (conductor), Brno Exhibition Centre – Pavilion P, Brno, 26.5.2018. (RP)

Brno Exhibition Centre – Pavilion P © Rick Perdian

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Zimmermann’s Die Soldaten Triumphs in Its Spanish Premiere

29/05/2018

Zimmermann, Die Soldaten: Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra / Pablo Heras Casado (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 28.5.2018. (JMI)

Susanne Elmark (Marie Wesener) in Die Soldaten © J. del Real

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