A Delightful Dardanus in Bordeaux

April 29, 2015

ReservedReserved Rameau: Dardanus, Pygmalion Ensemble, Raphaël Pichon (conductor), Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, 26.4.2015 (JMI)

Credit: Frédéric Desmesure

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Tansy Davies Brings Twin Towers Catastrophe to the Stage

April 14, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Davies,  Between Worlds (World Premiere): Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of English National Opera/Gerry Cornelius (conductor),  Barbican Theatre, 11.4.2015 (CC)

Between Worlds c ENO and Tristram Kenton

Between Worlds c ENO and Tristram Kenton

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Il Turco in Italia Revival Provides Plenty of Laughs at Covent Garden

April 14, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Rossini, Il turco in Italia: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of The Royal Opera, Evelino Pidò (conductor), Covent Garden, London 11.4.2015 (JPr)

A scene from Il Turco In Italia by Rossini @ Royal Opera House. Directed by Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier. Conducted by Evelino Pido. (Opening 11-04-15) ©Tristram Kenton 03/15 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550  Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com

A scene from Il Turco In Italia by Rossini @ Royal Opera House
©Tristram Kenton 03/15 

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Rebirth of Tippett’s The Ice Break in a Birmingham Warehouse

April 12, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tippett, The Ice Break: Soloists, Birmingham Opera Company,  Local Chorus of 106 – Jonathan Laird (Chorus Master), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Gourlay (conductor), The B12 Warehouse, Birmingham, 8.4.2015 (GR). Read more

Scottish Opera’s Jenůfa Impresses with its Integrity and Power to Stun

April 10, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Janáček, Jenůfa: Soloists, Orchestra of Scottish Opera, The Chorus of Jenůfa / Stuart Stratford (conductor), Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 9.4.2015 (SRT)

Kathryn Harries as Kostelnička Buryjovka, Lee Bisset as Jenůfa  and Peter Wedd as Laca Klemeň in Jenůfa. Scottish Opera 2015. Credit James Glossop (1)

Kathryn Harries as Kostelnička Buryjovka, Lee Bisset as Jenůfa and Peter Wedd as Laca Klemeň in Jenůfa. Scottish Opera 2015. Credit James Glossop

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A Thought Provoking Caribbean Opera from Donizetti

April 10, 2015

 United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Donizetti, The Wild Man of the West Indies (Il furioso all’isola di San Domingo, 1833): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English Touring Opera / Jeremy Silver (conductor), Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, 9.4.2015. (RJ)

. Pic credit Richard Hubert Smith. Shows Cardenio (Craig Smith) and Kaidama (Peter Brathwaite)

. Pic credit Richard Hubert Smith. Shows Cardenio (Craig Smith) and Kaidama (Peter Brathwaite)

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Folk Tale and Myth Combine in Dove’s Swanhunter

April 9, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Jonathan Dove, Swanhunter: Soloists  instrumental Ensemble / Justin Doyle. (conductor),  Linbury Theatre,  Royal Opera House, London, 7.4.2015 (CC)

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Blend of Humour and Serious Intent in RWCMD’s Albert Herring

April 8, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Benjamin Britten,  Albert Herring, Op. 39: Soloists, RWCMD Chamber Ensemble / David Jones (conductor), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 1.4.2015 (LJ).

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