A Brave Attempt to Put On Oberon by New Sussex Opera

November 26, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Weber, Oberon: Soloists, St Paul’s Sinfonia, New Sussex Opera Chorus, Nicholas Jenkins (conductor). Cadogan Hall, London, 25.11.2014 (MB) Read more

Daniel’s Catán’s Opera Steams Down the Amazon

November 24, 2014

United StatesUnited States  Catán: Florencia en el Amazonas, LA Opera, Grant Gershon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 22.11.14-20.12.14 (JRo)

Photo Craig T. Mathew/LAO

Photo Craig T. Mathew/LA Opera

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Haydn’s Moon Opera Brings a Pompous Patriarch Back to Earth

November 23, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Haydn, Life on the Moon: English Touring Opera, The Old Street Band, Christopher Bucknall (conductor), Snape Maltings, Snape, 14.11.2014 (CS) Read more

Captivating Production of Handel’s Ottone from English Touring Opera

November 23, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Handel, Ottone: English Touring Opera, The Old Street Band, Jonathan Peter Kenny (conductor), Snape Maltings, Snape, 15.11.2014 (CS)

Image Credit Richard Hubert Smith

Image Credit Richard Hubert Smith

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Academy’s Young Singers Impress in Puccini Operas

November 23, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi: Soloists, Royal Academy Sinfonia, Peter Robinson (conductor). Sir Jack Lyons Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London, 20.11.2014 (MB)
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Derivative Eclecticism and Unremarkable Vocal Writing in Eichberg’s Glare

November 21, 2014

 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Søren Nils Eichberg, Glare: Soloists, CHROMA, Geoffrey Paterson (conductor). Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 18.11.2014 (MB)

GLARE, AMAR MUCHHALA AS ALEX, SKY INGRAM AS LEA, © ROH - PHOTOGRAPH BY STEPHEN CUMMISKEY

GLARE, AMAR MUCHHALA AS ALEX, SKY INGRAM AS LEA, © ROH – PHOTOGRAPH BY STEPHEN CUMMISKEY

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Excellent Performances from Valentine and Cresswell in The Bartered Bride

November 20, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Smetana, The Bartered Bride (comic opera in three acts): Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North/James Holmes (conductor), Lyric Theatre, The Lowry, Salford, 19.11.2014 (MC)

 

Sung in English – English translation by Leonard Hancock and David Pountney with dialogue by Daniel Slater

Opera North, The Bartered Bride, Kate Valentine (Mařenka) & Brenden Gunnell (Jeník) photo © Robert Workman (2)

Opera North, The Bartered Bride, Kate Valentine (Mařenka) & Brenden Gunnell (Jeník) photo © Robert Workman (2)

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Flat and Forgettable La Cenerentola from Scottish Opera

November 20, 2014

Rossini, La Cenerentola: Soloists, Orchestra of Scottish Opera, The Chorus of La Cenerentola, William Lacey (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 19.11.2014 (SRT) Read more

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