Scottish Opera Presents a Straightforward Barber

18/11/2011

Rossini, The Barber of Seville: Soloists and Orchestra of Scottish Opera,  Conductor: Francesco Corti.  Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 17.11.2011 (SRT) Read more

Acis and Galatea Performance Brings Back an Earlier, Charming Age

16/11/2011

Handel, Acis and Galatea (concert performance): Soloists, Dame Janet Baker (narrator), Choir of the 21st Century, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London, 15.11.2011 (MB) Read more

Gardner and Spence Shine in ENO’s Dull Eugene Onegin

13/11/2011

 Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Orchestra, Chorus and Additional Chorus of the English National Opera / Edward Gardner (conductor). Coliseum, London, 12.11.2011. (MB)
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London’s Guildhall School Make Merry With the Wives of Windsor

12/11/2011

  Nicolai’s Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Soloists and Chorus of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama,  Clive Timms(conductor),  Silk Street Theatre, London, 10.11.11. (JPr) Read more

Pertusi Steals the Show in Covent Garden’s La Sonnambula

06/11/2011

 Bellini La sonnambula Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Daniel Oren (conductor), The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 2.11.2011. (CC) Read more

Tarik O’Regan, Heart of Darkness: An Emotionally Honest Collaboration

03/11/2011

Tarik O’Regan, Heart of Darkness (world premiere): Soloists, CHROMA, Oliver Gooch (conductor). Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 1.11.2011 (MB)

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Barber’s Score Intensifies Exoticism of Silent Arthouse Movie Salomé

29/10/2011

Charlie Barber, Salomé: Nick Baron, Luke Wyeth, Alun Hatthaway, Dave Danford (percussion); Rhiannon Llewellyn, Gareth Treseder, Kelvin Thomas, Sianed Jones (singers); Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, 28.10.2010. (RJ) Read more

Excellent Singing in ENO’s Unsympathetic Production of Rameau’s Castor et Pollux

25/10/2011

Rameau, Castor et PolluxSoloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the English National Opera,Christian Curnyn (conductor). Coliseum, London, 24.10.2011 (MB) Read more

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