WNO’s Enjoyable Cenerentola has a Rare Operatic Happy Ending

23/10/2018

Rossini. La Cenerentola: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Tomáš Hanus (conductor). Theatre Cymru, Llandudno, 19.10.2018. (RJF)

Tara Erraught (Angelina) & Rats (c) JaneHobson

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Mastersingers and Rehearsal Orchestra’s Siegfried Act II Shows Talent and Commitment

23/10/2018

Wagner, Siegfried Act II: Soloists, Rehearsal Orchestra / Anthony Legge (conductor), Henry Wood Hall, London, 21.10.2018. (JPr)

Eliot Goldie (Siegfried) (c) Roger Lee

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Scottish Opera Opens the New Season with a Revival of Verdi’s Rigoletto

21/10/2018

Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, Chorus and the Orchestra of Scottish Opera / Rumon Gumba (conductor), Theatre Royal Glasgow, 18.10.2018. (GT)

Rigoletto Act III (c) Julie Howden

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Cendrillon is a Glyndebourne Success and a Revelation in Repertoire

16/10/2018

Glyndebourne Tour 2018 – Massenet, Cendrillon (Cinderella): Soloists, Chorus Soloists and Orchestra / Duncan Ward (conductor), Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, 13.10.2018. (RD) Read more

Happy Memories and Hopes for a Bright Future from ENO’s Opera For All

15/10/2018

English National Opera’s Opera For All – A Celebration of 50 Years of Opera at the London Coliseum: Soloists, The Porgy and Bess Ensemble, English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Nicholas Ansdell-Evans, Mark Biggins, Martyn Brabbins, Martin Fitzpatrick, James Henshaw, Murray Hipkin, Chris Hopkins (conductors). London Coliseum, 10.10.2018. (JPr)

ENO’s Opera For All (c) Piers Allardyce

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Dusapin’s Passion Reminds Us that Myth and Music are Central to the Human Experience

15/10/2018

Music Theatre Wales and National Dance Company Wales – Dusapin, Passion (in English): Jennifer France (Her), Johnny Herford (Him), Cyril Durand-Gasselin, Nikita Goile, Ed Myhill, Julia Rieder, Malik Williams, Queenie Maidment-Otlet (dancers), Exaudi, Sound InterMedia, London Sinfonietta / Geoffrey Paterson (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 13.10.2018. (CC)

Jennifer France & Johnny Herford in Passion (c) Clive Barda

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Fine ENO Cast but as Catfish Row Comes to the Coliseum Perhaps Porgy and Bess is Too ‘Traditional’

14/10/2018

Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: Soloists, Actors, Chorus, Orchestra of the English National Opera / John Wilson (conductor). London Coliseum, 11.10.2018. (MB)

ENO’s Porgy and Bess (c) Tristram Kenton

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WNO’s La Cenerentola Makes Us Laugh, Think and Feel

11/10/2018

Rossini, La CenerentolaSoloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Welsh National Opera / Tomáš Hanus (conductor). Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 5.10.2018. (GPu)

Tara Erraught as Angelina, with mice © Jane Hobson

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