A below-average Bohème in Valladolid

13/05/2011

G. Puccini, La Bohème: Soloists, Orquesta Teatro Calderón, Coro Amigos Teatro Calderón/Intermezzo. Conductor: Pietro Rizzo. Teatro Calderón de Valladolid. 9.5.2011 (JMI) Read more

Fine Production of Werther at Covent Garden

08/05/2011

Massenet, Werther: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Antonio Pappano (conductor), ROH, London, 5.5.2011 (CC) Read more

Berlioz Was Never Given a Chance: La Damnation de Faust by the ENO

07/05/2011

Berlioz, La Damnation de Faust: Soloists, Chorus, Additional Chorus, and Orchestra of the English National Opera (chorus master: Martin Merry), Edward Gardner (conductor). Coliseum, London, 6.5.2011 (MB) Read more

Devilishly Good: Nicola Luisotti Soars Through Mefistofele in Valencia

29/04/2011

A. Boito, Mefistofele: Soloists, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana, Escolanía de la Mare de Deu dels Desamparats. Conductor: Nicola Luisotti. Auditóri Palau de Les Arts de Valencia. 27.4.2011 (JMI) Read more

Debussy’s Pélleas et Mélisande at London’s Barbican

21/04/2011

DebussyPélleas et Mélisande: (ConcertPerformance)  Orchestre de Paris, Louis Langrée (conductor), Barbican Hall, London 19.4.2011 (CG) Read more

Gianandrea Noseda Bows Out with Verdi’s Otello

19/04/2011

Verdi, Otello : (Concert Performance). BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus conducted by Gianandrea Noseda, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 16.4.2011 (RJF) Read more

The Tsar’s Bride at The Royal Opera

19/04/2011

Rimsky-Korsakov, The Tsar’s Bride: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus (chorus master: Renato Balsadonna), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Sir Mark Elder (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 14.4.2011 (MB) Read more

Heritage Opera’s Così fan tutte

19/04/2011

Mozart, Così fan tutte : (Opera buffa in two acts, K.588 (1790) Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. English translation by Chris Gill 2006, revised 2010): Heritage Opera, Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire: 15.4.2010 (MC) Read more

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