Nadine Sierra’s Violetta in the Met’s La traviata is as remarkable as her recent Lucia

United StatesUnited States The Met: Live in HD – Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Daniele Callegari (conductor). Broadcast live to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 5.11.2022. (JPr)

The opening of Michael Mayer’s La traviata © Marty Sohl/Met Opera

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Dmitri Tcherniakov experiments with Das Rheingold at Berlin’s Staatsoper

GermanyGermany Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Staatskapelle Berlin / Christian Thielemann (conductor). Filmed (directed by Andy Sommer) on 29.10.2022 at Staatsoper Unter den Linden but available until 17.2.2023 on ARTE Concert. (JPr)

Rolando Villazón (Loge), Johannes Martin Kränzle (Alberich) and Michael Volle (Wotan) © Monika Rittershaus

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Marvellous concert of Mozart directed by Maxim Emelyanychev making his debut in Berlin

GermanyGermany Mozart: Sabine Devieilhe (soprano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Maxim Emelyanychev (conductor). Livestreamed from Philharmonie Berlin, viewed on the Digital Concert Hall, 29.10.2022. (GT)

Sabine Devieilhe (soprano) and Maxim Emelyanychev (harpsichord/conductor) © Bettina Stöss

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Philipp Stölzl explores Turandot’s brutal side as Zubin Mehta pulls the strings in Berlin

GermanyGermany Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Staatsopern Chor Berlin (chorus master: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin / Zubin Mehta (conductor). Filmed (directed by Tiziano Mancini) on 18.6.2022 at Staatsoper Unter den Linden but available until 13.1.2023 on ARTE Concert. (JPr)

Yusif Eyvazov (Calaf) at the end of Turandot Act I

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Martin Schläpfer attempts to reawaken Sleeping Beauty for the 2020s in Vienna

AustriaAustria Vienna State Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty (Dornröschen): Dancers of Vienna State Ballet, Orchestra of Vienna State Opera / Patrick Lange (conductor). Livestreamed (directed by Balázs Delbó) from the Vienna State Opera, 24.10.2022. (JPr)

Hyo-Jung Kang (Princess Aurora) in Vienna State Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

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For Blackeyed Theatre ‘The game is afoot’ as Sherlock Holmes decodes The Valley of Fear

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Blackeyed Theatre’s Sherlock Holmes: The Valley of Fear: Filmed (directed by Alex Harvey-Brown) at Bracknell’s Wilde Theatre, 16.9.2022, and available here as a digital stream. (JPr)

Dr Watson (Joseph Derrington) and Luke Barton (Sherlock Holmes) © Alex Harvey-Brown

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Radvanovsky is the Medea of the 2020s in David McVicar’s visceral Met production

United StatesUnited States Met: Live in HD – Cherubini’s Medea: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Carlo Rizzi (conductor). Broadcast live (directed by Gary Halvorson) to the Barbican Cinema, London, 22.10.2022. (CC)

Sondra Radvanovsky as Medea © Marty Sohl/The Met Opera

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Ailyn Pérez and Juan Diego Flórez star in Richard Jones’s enthralling Covent Garden La bohème

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, La bohème: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Kevin John Edusei (conductor). Broadcast live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 20.10.2022. (JPr)

La bohème Act II © Marc Brenner

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