Opera North Set High Standards with its Carousel

24/05/2012

  Rodgers & Hammerstein, Carousel: Soloists, Orchestra, Chorus and Dancers of Opera North, The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays, 23-26.5.2012 (RJF) Read more

Broadway Stars Yield an Imperfect “Mikado”

12/04/2012

  Gilbert & Sullivan, The Mikado:  Soloists, Collegiate Chorale and American Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 10.4.2012 (BE) Read more

Wonderful Production of Wonderful Town

07/04/2012

 Leonard Bernstein: Wonderful Town, Connie Fisher (Ruth Sherwood), Singers, Ensemble, Hallé Orchestra/Sir Mark Elder, Lyric Theatre, The Lowry, Salford Quays, 4.4.2012 (MC) Read more

An Attention-Grabbing Sweeney Todd

21/03/2012

  Sondheim, Sweeney Todd: Michael Ball (Sweeney Todd),  Imelda Staunton (Mrs Lovett) and company in the Chichester Festival Theatre production, Jonathan Kent (director), Nicolas Skilbeck (musical director), Adelphi Theatre, London 19.3.12 (JPr) Read more

Slapstick Classical Music Routine

10/03/2012

 Igudesman and Joo: A Little Nightmare Music, Aleksey Igudesman (violin), Richard Hyung-ki Joo (piano), Cadogan Hall, London, 9.3.2012 (GDn) Read more

History of Argentina in Words, Music and Dance

10/03/2012

Opera Pampa: La Rural, Buenos Aires. 24.2.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Hans Klok’s The Houdini Experience

05/03/2012

Hans Klok’s The Houdini Experience: Hans Klok, the Divas of Magic, Dancers and World-class variety acts. Peacock Theatre, London, 28.2.2012  (JPr) Read more

“Showboat” at Lyric Opera of Chicago Keeps Rollin’ Along

28/02/2012

   Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, Showboat: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, John DeMain (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 25.2.2012 (JLZ) Read more

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