Buxton Gilbert and Sullivan Festival 2011 (2) – New Production of ‘Pirates’ is Outstanding


Sullivan, The Pirates of Penzance:
Soloists and Chorus of the Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company 7.8.2011 (RJW) Read more

Buxton Gilbert & Sullivan Youth Festival 2011 – Young Singers Excel in HMS Pinafore


  Sullivan, HMS Pinafore:   Soloists and Chorus of Buxton Festival Youth Production, Buxton, Derbyshire 6.8.2011 (RJW) Read more

Buxton Gilbert & Sullivan Festival 2011 – Good characterization and a fresh look for Ruddigore


Sullivan, Ruddigore: Soloists and Chorus of the Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company 6.8.2011 (RJW) Read more

Heritage Opera woos Jane Austen fans with Jonathan Dove’s ‘Mansfield Park’


Jonathan Dove,  Mansfield Park:  Chamber opera in two acts, adapted from the novel by Jane Austen with libretto by Alasdair Middleton.Heritage Opera, Ashton Hall, Lancaster Town Hall, Lancashire. 5. 8.2011 (MC) Read more

Buxton G&S Festival Fringe 2011 – Sparkling Dancing and Costumes for Sandy Wilson’s ‘Boy Friend’


Sandy Wilson, The Boy Friend: Soloists and Chorus of Northwest Productions, Liverpool University, Gilbert & Sullivan Fringe Festival, Buxton, 2.8.2011 (RJW) Read more

Longborough Festival Opera 2011 – Wagner’s Siegfried


  Longborough Festival Opera 2011 – Wagner, Siegfried: (New production) Soloists, Longborough Festival Opera Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Negus, 28.7.2011 (JPr) Read more

Vignette’s apocalyptic La Bohème in an Underground Bunker


Puccini, La Bohème: New production by Andrew Staples with soloists and orchestra conducted by Steven Moore. Village Underground, Shoreditch, London, 26.7.2011. (JPr) Read more

New Devon Opera’s Country House Carmen


Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of New Devon Opera, Paul Foster (conductor ) The Marquee at Ugbrooke Park, Chudleigh, Devon, 23.7.2011 (BK) Read more

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