Devine and New Chamber Opera Captivate with Paisiello’s Il barbiere di Siviglia

07/07/2017

Paisiello, Il barbiere di Siviglia: Soloists, New Chamber Opera / Steven Devine (conductor/harpsichord), New College, Oxford, 5.7.2017. (CR)

Photo: Michael Burden, New Chamber Opera.

Il barbiere di Siviglia (c) Michael Burden/New Chamber Opera

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Lohengrin with American protagonists in Bavarian Gasthaus

07/07/2017

Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 4.3.2017. (JR)

Lohengrin photo (Copyright Monika Rittershaus)

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Karen Gardeazabal Stars and Castiglione Brings a Sense of Antiquity to Taormina’s La bohème

06/07/2017

Puccini, La bohèmeSoloists, Gaulitanus Choir (directed by Colin Attard), children’s choir (directed by Agnese Carrubba), Symphony Orchestra of the Grand Theatre of Lanzhou / Li Xincao (conductor). Live to Cineworld Basildon from the Ancient Theatre of Taormina, Italy, 5.7.2017. (JPr)

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Uwe Eric Laufenberg’s Intelligent Elektra is Revived in Vienna

06/07/2017

Strauss, Elektra: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera / Michael Boder (conductor). State Opera, Vienna, 26.6.2017. (MB)

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Elektra (c) Wiener Staatsoper/Michael Pöhn

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Two Contrasting Evenings at Vienna’s Volksoper from Borodin and Johann Strauss

04/07/2017

Borodin, Prince Igor, and Johann Strauss II, Die Fledermaus: Soloists, Youth Chorus (chorus master: Lucio Golino), Chorus, and Additional Chorus of the Vienna Volksoper (chorus masters: Thomas Böttcher and Holger Kristen), Vienna State Ballet, Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper, Vienna State Opera Stage Orchestra, Alfred Eschwé (conductor). Volksoper, Vienna, 25. and 30.6.2017. (MB)

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Vienna Volksoper (c) Dimo Dimov

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Grange Park Opera Displays its Compelling Die Walküre in its New West Horsley Home

03/07/2017

Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Stephen Barlow (conductor), Grange Park Opera, West Horsley Place, Surrey, 1.7.2017. (JPr)

Act 1 (credit: Robert Workman)

Die Walküre Act I (c) Robert Workman

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Finely Produced and Performed Il turco in Italia at Garsington Opera

02/07/2017

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Rossini, Il turco in Italia: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus / David Parry, Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 29.6.2016. (CR)

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Il turco in Italia (c) Alice Pennefather

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Honesty and Integrity Leads to a Moving Mahler 3 Performance

02/07/2017

Mahler: Elisabeth Kulman (contralto), Ladies’, Children’s and Youth Choirs of the Landestheater, Linz, Bruckner Orchestra Linz / Francesco Angelico (conductor). Musikverein, Vienna, 23.6.2017. (MB) Read more

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