Misfortune Strikes Yet Again for La forza del destino in Zurich

29/05/2018

Verdi, La forza del destino: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 27.5.2018. (JR)

Preziosilla (J’Nai Bridges) and Chorus © Monika Rittershaus

Preziosilla (J’Nai Bridges) and Chorus © Monika Rittershaus

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A Janáček Rarity – Time Traveling with Mr. Brouček

28/05/2018

Janáček, The Excursions of Mr. Brouček: Soloists, National Theatre Ballet, Chorus and Orchestra / Jaroslav Kyzlink (conductor), The National Theatre, Prague, 20.5.2018. (RP)

Matěj Brouček (Jaroslav Březina) on the Moon © Patrik Borecký

Matěj Brouček (Jaroslav Březina) on the Moon © Patrik Borecký

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Kurt Weill Comes Back to Teatro Real

28/05/2018

Weill, Street Scene: Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra / Tim Murray (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 27.5.2018. (JMI)

Street Scene © J. del Real

Street Scene © J. del Real

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Matthew Aucoin’s Moving Civil War Opera, Crossing

28/05/2018

Aucoin, Crossing (concert performance): Soloists and Ensemble of LA Opera, LA Opera Orchestra / Matthew Aucoin (conductor), Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 26.5.2018. (JRo)

 Matthew Aucoin's opera Crossing is inspired by poet Walt Whitman's experience working in military hospitals during the Civil War.

Matthew Aucoin’s opera Crossing
is inspired by poet Walt Whitman’s experience working in military hospitals during the Civil War.

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Sanderling Leads Dresden PO in Performances of Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich

28/05/2018

Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich: Arabella Steinbacher (violin), Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra / Michael Sanderling (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 27.5.2018. (SRT) Read more

Polish National Opera Presents Mariusz Treliński’s Powerful Madama Butterfly

23/05/2018

Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatr Wielki / Piotr Staniszewski (conductor), Polish National Opera, Moniuszko Auditorium, Teatr Wielki, Warsaw 19.5.2018. (RP)

The Polish National Opera’s Madama Butterfly © Krzysztof Bieliński

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Exemplary Teamwork in Missa solemnis

21/05/2018

Beethoven: Camilla Tilling (soprano), Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano), Toby Spence (tenor) Luca Pisaroni (bass-baritone), London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 20.5.2018. (AS) Read more

Paul Lewis’s Haydn-Brahms Project Takes a Step Forward

21/05/2018

Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms: Paul Lewis (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 13.5.2018. (GN)

Paul Lewis © Eric Manas

Paul Lewis © Eric Manas

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