A Memorable Boris Godunov at Covent Garden

21/06/2019

Mussorgsky – Boris Godunov: Soloists, Trinity Boys’ Choir, Royal Opera Chorus and Extra Chorus (chorus master: William Spaulding), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Marc Albrecht (conductor). Royal Opera House, London, 19.6.2019. (MB)

Bryn Terfel as Boris Godunov, Joshua Abrams as Fyodor (c) ROH/Clive Barda

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The Philharmonia Adds Another Dimension to Fritz Lang’s Metropolis

17/06/2019

Huppertz, arr. Strobel: Philharmonia Orchestra / Frank Strobel (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 13.6.2019. (MB)

Fritz Lang’s Metropolis

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Cincinnati Opera Opens 99th Season with Charming Figaro

14/06/2019

Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro: Soloists, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Marc Piollet (conductor), Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio. 14.6.2019. (RDA)

The Marriage of Figaro (c) Phillip Groshong/Cincinnati Opera

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An Imaginative, Delightful New Production of Don Quichotte in Berlin

14/06/2019

Massenet, Don Quichotte: Deutsche Oper Chorus and Orchestra / Emmanuel Villaume (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 13.6.2019. (JMI)

Deutsche Oper’s Don Quichotte (c) T. Aurin

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A Blazing Mahler Performance from Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the CBSO

14/06/2019

Mahler: Lucy Crowe (soprano), Karen Cargill (mezzo Soprano), CBSO Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 13.6.2019. (JQ)

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the CBSO (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Refined Romanticism from Petrenko and the RPO

13/06/2019

An Heroic Journey – Brahms, R. Strauss: Denis Kozhukhin (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 11.6.2019. (CS)

Denis Kozukhin (c) Marco Borggreve

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Liceu’s Tosca Revival Has Strong Musical Leadership From John Fiore but Uneven Casts

13/06/2019

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Cor Infantil Amics de la Unió, Liceu Chorus and Orchestra / John Fiore (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 9 & 11.6.2019. (JMI)

Jonathan Tetelman (Cavaradossi) & Liudmyla Monastyrska (Tosca) (c) A. Bofill

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An Extraordinary, Subterranean Dido and Aeneas from The Angel’s Share

12/06/2019

2019 New York Opera Fest [7] – Purcell, Dido and Aeneas: Soloists, Jude Ziliak (violin), Isabelle Seula Lee (violin), Danika Paskvan (viola), Anthony Albrecht (cello), Arnie Tanimoto (viola da gamba) / Elliot Figg (conductor and harpsichord), Death of Classical – The Angel’s Share, The Green-Wood Cemetery Catacombs, Brooklyn, 8.6.2019. (RP)

Daniela Mack (Dido) and Molly Quinn (Belinda) in Dido and Aeneas © Kevin Condon

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