Seven Angels with Birmingham Contemporary Music and Opera Group

22/06/2011

Bedford (Music) and Maxwell (Words) – Seven Angels: World Premier of joint Opera Production from the Opera Group and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group with Nicholas Collon (Conductor) John Fulljames (Director) Tadasu Takamine (Designer) Jon Clark (Lighting). CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 17 6.2011 (GR) Read more

Longborough Festival Opera’s Così with a modern slant

21/06/2011

Mozart,  Così fan tutte: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera/Gianluca Marcianò (conductor), Longborough, 16.6.2011 (RJ) Read more

Semi-staged Barbican Idomeneo lives up to expectations

20/06/2011

Mozart, Idomeneo, re di Creta, K 366: (Semi-Staged Performance)   Balthasar Neumann Ensemble and Choir/Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor) Barbican Hall, London,  11.6.2011 (GD) Read more

Routine Tosca lacks lyricism and pathos

17/06/2011

Puccini, Tosca : Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Royal Opera. Conductor: Antonio Pappano. Covent Garden, London, 14.6.2011 (JPr) Read more

Holland Park Opera makes a good job of rather poor Mascagni

16/06/2011

Mascagni, L’amico Fritz: Soloists, Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia, Stuart Stratford (conductor), 10.6.2011 (GDn) Read more

Simon Boccanegra at English National Opera

10/06/2011

Verdi, Simon Boccanegra : (Sung in English) Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera/Edward Gardner. London Coliseum, 8.6.2011 (CC) Read more

Opera Holland Park’s Light As A Feather Don Pasquale

09/06/2011

Donizetti, Don Pasquale : Soloists, Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia, Richard Bonynge (conductor) 7.6.2011 (GDn) Read more

Welsh National Opera’s Turandot – A Second Opinion

04/06/2011

Puccini, Turandot: (Revival) Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Wales Millennium Centre, 3.6.2011 (GPu) Read more

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