Rigoletto by Satellite

18/04/2012

   Verdi, Rigoletto: (from London via satellite),Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), screened at the cinema piccolissimo, Ciampino, 17.3.2012 (JB) Read more

Heritage Opera Gives Very Satisfying Account of Rigoletto

16/04/2012

  Verdi: Rigoletto: Heritage Opera, Jonathan Ellis (pianist/musical director), Preston Minster,  13.4.2012 (MC) Read more

Touring Barber of Seville Uplifts Despite Budget Restraints

05/04/2012

 Rossini, The Barber of Seville: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of English Touring Opera, Timothy Carey (conductor), Theatre Royal, York, 3.4.2012 (JL) Read more

Thirteen Years On Gergiev Returns with a Masterful Parsifal

05/04/2012

Wagner, Parsifal: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Opera, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 3.4.2012. (JPr) Read more

Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House

31/03/2012

  Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Royal Opera / John Eliot Gardiner (conductor),  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 30.3.2012. (JPr) Read more

Ex-Lover Dumps Gunman Aristocrat – English Touring Opera’s Eugene Onegin

22/03/2012

 Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English Touring Opera,  Northcott Theatre, Exeter, 21.3.2012 (BK) Read more

Kharkhiv Opera’s Madama Butterfly Rings True

22/03/2012

  Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Ukrainian National Opera of Kharkiv / Gheorghe Stanciu (conductor), Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, 19.3.2012 Read more

Death Haunts Scottish Opera’s The Rake’s Progress

19/03/2012

 Stravinsky, The Rake’s Progress: Soloists and Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Sian Edwards (conductor), Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 17.3.2012 (SRT) Read more

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