Philadelphia Chamber Music Society Presents Yet Another Superb Quartet

13/11/2015

 Haydn, Shostakovich, and Beethoven: Michelangelo String Quartet, Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 12.11.2015 (BJ) Read more

A Typically Stimulating Exploration of Contemporary Repertoire by the Arditti Quartet

13/11/2015

  Wien Modern (3) – Zorn, Lim, Tonia, Parades, Kessler: Arditti Quartet [Irvine Arditti and Ashot Sarkissjan (violins), Ralf Ehlers (viola), Lucas Fels (cello)]. Mozart-Saal, Konzerthaus, Vienna, 12.11.2015 (MB) Read more

Scottish Opera’s Carmen Lacks Colour and Life

13/11/2015

 Bizet, Carmen: Soloists of Scottish Opera, Orchestra of Scottish Opera, The Chorus of Carmen, David Parry (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh 12.11.2015 (SRT)

Justina Gringyte as Carmen and Noah Stewart as Don José in Carmen. Scottish Opera 2015. Credit James Glossop

Justina Gringyte as Carmen and Noah Stewart as Don José in Carmen. Scottish Opera 2015. Credit James Glossop

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Telemann: Baroque Composer, Renaissance Man

12/11/2015

 Telemann: Juilliard Baroque, Sandra Miller (flute), Monica Huggett (violin), Dominic Teresi (bassoon), Sarah Cunningham (viola da gamba), Avi Stein (harpsichord), Paul Hall, Juilliard School, New York, 2.11.2015 (SSM) Read more

Wozzeck Returns to Chicago’s Lyric Opera in a Memorable New Production

12/11/2015

Berg, Wozzeck: Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra & Chorus, Chicago Children’s Choir. Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Michael Black (chorus master), Josephine Lee (children’s chorus master). Civic Opera House,  Chicago,  Illinois, 4.11.2015. (DP)

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Zachary Uzarraga, Tomasz Konieczny and Angela Denoke in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Wozzeck
Photo: Cory Weaver

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Anne Sofie von Otter in Philadelphia: A Singer With All the Virtues

12/11/2015

Purcell, Dowland, Robert Johnson, Kapsberger, Dalza, Provenzale, Couperin, Michel Lambert, de Visée, M.-A. Charpentier, Rameau, Pärt, et al.: Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Dunford (theorbo), Jonathan Cohen (harpsichord and organ), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 11.11.2015. (BJ) Read more

Old and New Combine in Rossini’s Barber to Give a Very Enjoyable Evening.

12/11/2015

Rossini, The Barber of Seville: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North / Stuart Stratford (conductor), The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays, 10.11.2015. (RJF)

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Opera North’s The Barber of Seville (c) Stephen Vaughan

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Terry Gilliam’s Benvenuto Cellini Triumphs at the Liceu

11/11/2015

  Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, Liceu Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Josep Pons (conductor), Gran Theatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 10.11.2015 (JMI)

 

Cellini

Copyright: A. Bofill

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