Pinnock Makes Convincing Case for Haydn’s La vera constanza

21/11/2012

  Haydn, La vera costanza: Soloists, Royal Academy Sinfonia / Trevor Pinnock (conductor). Sir Jack Lyons Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London, 19.11.2012 (MB) Read more

Covent Garden Revives L’Elisir d’Amore – with More Laughs

14/11/2012

 Donizetti, L’elisir d’amore: (Laurent Pelly’s production revived by Daniel Dooner): Soloists, orchestra and chorus of The Royal Opera, Bruno Campanella (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 13.11.2012. (JPr) Read more

Wexford Festival Opera (1) A Tale of Distraction and Destruction: Cilèa’s L’Arlesiana

13/11/2012

 Ireland Francesco Cilèa: L’Arlesiana: Wexford Opera House, David Angus (Conductor), Wexford, 02.11.2012 (ASB) Read more

Idiosyncratic Productions Dull Manchester’s Appetite for Opera North

13/11/2012

Gounod, Mozart, JanáčekOpera North On TourSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North. Various conductors as shown.The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays. 6 – 10.11.2012 (RJF) Read more

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

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