Pappano’s Meistersinger Compares Unfavourably With Past Productions At Covent Garden

21/12/2011

Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 19.12.2011 (MB) Read more

Holy Mackerel: RNCM Triumphs with Albert Herring

13/12/2011

Britten. Albert Herring (1947): Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists of the Royal Northern College of Music, Clark Rundell (conductor), Director Stefan Janski. Stage, Set and Costume designer, Lara Booth, RNCM Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 12.12.2011 (RJF) Read more

Oliver Rudland New Children’s Opera a Celebration Of Community Involvement

02/12/2011

Oliver Rudland, The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark: Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge, 26.11.2011 (KA) Read more

The Royal College Of Music International Opera School Cooks Up an Entertaining Rare Bizet Double Bill

02/12/2011

Bizet , Djamileh and Le docteur Miracle: Soloists and chorus of the Royal International Opera School and Royal College of Music Opera Orchestra, Michael Rosewell(conductor), Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London, 28.11.11. (JPr) Read more

English National Opera Revives A Tosca Full Of Love And Music

30/11/2011

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera. Conductor: Stephen Lord,London Coliseum, London, 26.11.11. (JPr)

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Warmhearted, Sympathetic Béatrice et Bénédict at Royal Academy of Music

26/11/2011

 Berlioz, Béatrice et Bénédict: Soloists, Royal Academy Opera Chorus, Royal Academy Sinfonia, Sir Colin Davis (conductor), Sir Jack Lyons Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London, 23.11.2011 (MB)

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Opera North’s New ‘The Queen Of Spades’ Lacks What Is Most Important: Heart.

26/11/2011

  Tchaikovsky, The Queen of Spades:  Soloists, Opera North Chorus and Orchestra, Richard Farnes conductor), Barbican Theatre, London, 22.11.2011 (JPr) Read more

Opera North’s Autumn 2011 Tour Attracts Good Audiences

22/11/2011

Sullivan, Puccini, Tchaikovsky: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North, The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays. 15-19.11.2011.(RJF)

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