A Golden Egg and an Outright Turkey among WNO’s Three Touring Productions

22/10/2012

 Handel, Mozart, Puccini: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera,Venue Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno. 16-18.10.2012 (RJF) Read more

Lacklustre Don Giovanni at London Coliseum

21/10/2012

 Mozart Don Giovanni (sung in English): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera/Edward Gardner (conductor), 17.10.2012 (CC) Read more

Gripping Production of The Lighthouse from English Touring Opera

12/10/2012

 Peter Maxwell Davies, The Lighthouse: Soloists, Aurora Orchestra, Richard Baker (conductor). Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 11.10.2012 (MB) Read more

Opera North’s Seasonal Opening Shot Finds Its Mark with Don Giovanni

09/10/2012

 Mozart, Don Giovanni: Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North / Tobias Ringborg (conductor), Grand Theatre, Leeds, 5.10.2012. (JL) Read more

Memorable Portrayal of Small Town Life in Albert Herring

09/10/2012

 Britten, Albert Herring: Soloists & Orchestra of English Touring Opera/Michael Rosewell (conductor), Linbury Studio at the Royal Opera House, London, 4.10.2012 (CC) Read more

Jokes Wear Thin in WNO’S Così Fan Tutte in Deckchairs

07/10/2012

 Mozart, Così fan tutte (Revival Premiere): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Mark Wrigglesworth (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 3.10.2012 (GPu) Read more

Shadows of Theresienstadt Pervade Viktor Ullmann Opera

07/10/2012

 Christ lag in Todesbanden, Der Kaiser von Atlantis: Soloists, Aurora Orchestra / Peter Selwyn (conductor). Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 5.10.2012 (MB) Read more

A Gritty Don Giovanni for the 21st Century

05/10/2012

 Mozart, Don Giovanni (sung in English): Soloists and Chamber Orchestra of Mid Wales Opera / Nicholas Cleobury (conductor), Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, 2.10.2012. (RJ) Read more

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