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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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

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