Veteran – Even Vintage – La bohème Still Satisfies at Covent Garden

02/05/2012

  Puccini, La bohème: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of The Royal Opera. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 30.4.2012.  (JPr) Read more

ENO’s Flying Dutchman – Fascinating and Stimulating

01/05/2012

  Wagner: The Flying Dutchman:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera /Edward Gardner. London Coliseum, 28.4.2012 (CC)

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Don Giovanni in London Heaven – RC Theatre’s Persuasive Mozart

29/04/2012

 Mozart, Don Giovanni: Soloists, Orchestra, Colin Pettet (conductor). Heaven, London, 23.4.2012 (MB)

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LSO’s Concert Performance of Der Freischütz Lacks Drama

22/04/2012

 Weber, Der Freischütz: Soloists, London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 21.4.2012. (JPr) Read more

A Winning Fille du Régiment at Covent Garden

22/04/2012

   Donizetti, La Fille du Régiment: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Yves Abel(conductor, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 19.4.2012 (CC) Read more

ENO Sets an Example in Staging Wolfgang Rihm Chamber Opera

20/04/2012

 Wolfgang Rihm, Jakob Lenz: Soloists, Members of Orchestra of the English National Opera / Alexander Ingram (conductor). Hampstead Theatre, 19.4.2012 (MB) Read more

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

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