Warmhearted, Sympathetic Béatrice et Bénédict at Royal Academy of Music


 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.


  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


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


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


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


 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


  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


 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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