LSO’s Concert Performance of Der Freischütz Lacks Drama

22/04/2012

 Weber, Der Freischütz: Soloists, London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 21.4.2012. (JPr) Read more

A Winning Fille du Régiment at Covent Garden

22/04/2012

   Donizetti, La Fille du Régiment: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Yves Abel(conductor, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 19.4.2012 (CC) Read more

ENO Sets an Example in Staging Wolfgang Rihm Chamber Opera

20/04/2012

 Wolfgang Rihm, Jakob Lenz: Soloists, Members of Orchestra of the English National Opera / Alexander Ingram (conductor). Hampstead Theatre, 19.4.2012 (MB) Read more

Rigoletto by Satellite

18/04/2012

   Verdi, Rigoletto: (from London via satellite),Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), screened at the cinema piccolissimo, Ciampino, 17.3.2012 (JB) Read more

Heritage Opera Gives Very Satisfying Account of Rigoletto

16/04/2012

  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

05/04/2012

 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

05/04/2012

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

31/03/2012

  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

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