Heritage Opera Gives Very Satisfying Account of Rigoletto


  Verdi: Rigoletto: Heritage Opera, Jonathan Ellis (pianist/musical director), Preston Minster,  13.4.2012 (MC) Read more

Touring Barber of Seville Uplifts Despite Budget Restraints


 Rossini, The Barber of Seville: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of English Touring Opera, Timothy Carey (conductor), Theatre Royal, York, 3.4.2012 (JL) Read more

Thirteen Years On Gergiev Returns with a Masterful Parsifal


Wagner, Parsifal: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Opera, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 3.4.2012. (JPr) Read more

Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House


  Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Royal Opera / John Eliot Gardiner (conductor),  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 30.3.2012. (JPr) Read more

Ex-Lover Dumps Gunman Aristocrat – English Touring Opera’s Eugene Onegin


 Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English Touring Opera,  Northcott Theatre, Exeter, 21.3.2012 (BK) Read more

Kharkhiv Opera’s Madama Butterfly Rings True


  Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Ukrainian National Opera of Kharkiv / Gheorghe Stanciu (conductor), Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, 19.3.2012 Read more

Death Haunts Scottish Opera’s The Rake’s Progress


 Stravinsky, The Rake’s Progress: Soloists and Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Sian Edwards (conductor), Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 17.3.2012 (SRT) Read more

Revivals and Shared Productions Promise Exciting Future for WNO


Verdi, Berlioz, Mozart: Welsh National Opera, Venue Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno, 13-15.3.2012 (RJF)  Read more

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