Runnicles’ Magnificent Tristan: Part Two

12/11/2012

 Berlioz and Wagner: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 11.11.2012 (SRT) Read more

ENO’s Pilgrim Progresses via Death Row

06/11/2012

  Vaughan Williams, The Pilgrim’s Progress: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera, Martyn Brabbins (conductor). Coliseum, London. 5.11.2012 (JQ) Read more

Heritage Opera’s La Bohème Brings Tears to the Eyes

03/11/2012

 Puccini: La Bohème: Heritage Opera, Benjamin Cox (electric piano), Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire, 1.11.2012. (MC) Read more

Sir Mark Makes a Convincing Case for Belisario

30/10/2012

 Donizetti, Belisario (semi-staged): Soloists, BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra/Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 28.10.2012. Read more

ETO’s Albert Herring Makes an Impact in Devon

29/10/2012

 Britten: Albert Herring (chamber opera in three acts): English Touring Opera, Aurora Orchestra / Michael Rosewell (conductor), Northcott Theatre, Exeter, 25.10.2012 (AB) Read more

Opera North Flies the Flag for Janáček Once Again

23/10/2012

  Janáček, The Makropulos Case (sung in English): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North/ Richard Farnes (conductor), Grand Theatre, Leeds, 18.10.2012 (JL) Read more

A Golden Egg and an Outright Turkey among WNO’s Three Touring Productions

22/10/2012

 Handel, Mozart, Puccini: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera,Venue Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno. 16-18.10.2012 (RJF) Read more

Lacklustre Don Giovanni at London Coliseum

21/10/2012

 Mozart Don Giovanni (sung in English): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera/Edward Gardner (conductor), 17.10.2012 (CC) Read more

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