Wexford Festival Ends with a Sprightly Production of Another Opera Rarity, Le Pré aux Clercs

03/11/2015

Hérold, Le Pré aux Clercs: Wexford Festival Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Jean-Luc Tingaud (conductor), National Opera House, Wexford, 29.10.2015 (JMI)

Copyright: Clive Barda

Hérold’s Le Pré aux Clercs at Wexford (c) Clive Barda

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Beethoven Piano Concerto Cycle Crowns Chipping Campden’s 2016 Festival (May 8 – 21)

03/11/2015

Chipping

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William Christie Conducts Juilliard415 and Les Arts Florissants with Results that Amaze

03/11/2015

 Handel, Rameau and Bach: Juilliard415, William Christie (conductor),  Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, 29.10.2015 (SSM)

(c) Richard Termine

(c) Richard Termine

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WNO’s Gruesome Sweeney Todd Brings Madness to the Musical Theatre

03/11/2015

Stephen Sondheim,  Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – A Musical ThrillerSoloists and Orchestras of Welsh National Opera/James Southall (conductor), Venue Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno, 29.10.2015. (RJF)

Sweeney Todd

WNO’s Sweeney Todd (c) Welsh National Opera

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RSNO Celebrates Hallowe’en with Ghosts, Skeletons and Music

02/11/2015

 RSNO Children’s Classic Concerts: Magic and Monsters: Royal Scottish National Orchestra, RSNO Junior Chorus, Jean-Claude Picard (conductor), Devised and presented by Owen Gunnell and Oliver Cox, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 01.11.2015 (SRT) Read more

A Trio of Adventurers, Exploring the Voice’s Outer Regions

02/11/2015

 Resonant Bodies III: Rachel Calloway, Jeffrey Gavett, Kate Soper: Roulette, Brooklyn, NY, 11.9.2015 (BH) Read more

Sumptuous Sound from James Levine in the Met’s Traditional Tannhäuser

02/11/2015

Wagner, Tannhäuser: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / James Levine (conductor). Broadcast to the Empire Cinema, Basildon, Essex, 31.10.2015. (JPr)

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Otto Schenk & Günther Schneider-Siemssen’s Tannhäuser Act II
(c) Marty Sohl/ Metropolitan Opera

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Bustling Scandinavian Bohème Confounds the Critics

02/11/2015

 Puccini: La BohèmeSoloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, conductor: Giampaolo Bisanti, Zurich Opera, Zurich. 1.11.2015 (JR)Boheme-500 Read more

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