John Lundgren’s Conflicted Wotan is the Highlight of Keith Warner’s Die Walküre

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists and Orchestra of The Royal Opera House / Sir Antonio Pappano. Directed for the screen by Jonathan Haswell and broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 28.10.2018. (JPr)

Sarah Connolly (Fricka) & John Lundgren (Wotan) (c) Bill Cooper

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Westbroeck and Kaufmann Bring Real Gold to Them Thar Hills in Met’s La fanciulla del West

United StatesUnited States Puccini, La fanciulla del West: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Metropolitan Opera, New York / Marco Armiliato (conductor). Broadcast Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera to Everyman Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 20.10.2018. (JPr)

Eva-Maria Westbroek (Minnie) & Jonas Kaufmann (Johnson) (c) Ken Howard/The Met

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Elīna Garanča is the Personification of Evil-Seductress Dalila in Saint-Saëns’s Opera at the Met

United StatesUnited States Saint-Saëns, Samson et Dalila: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Metropolitan Opera, New York / Sir Mark Elder (conductor). Broadcast Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera to Everyman Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 20.10.2018. (JPr)

Elīna Garanča (Dalila) and Roberto Alagna (Samson) (c) Ken Howard/Met Opera

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Dolce Vita: Jonas Kaufmann’s Italian Night at Berlin’s Waldbühne

GermanyGermany Jonas Kaufmann: Under the Stars: Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), Anita Rachvelishvili (mezzo-soprano), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / Jochen Rieder (conductor). Recorded at Waldbühne Berlin (video director: Henning Kasten) on 13th July and shown at Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 30.8.2018. (JPr)

Jonas Kaufmann, Anita Rachvelishvili & Jochen Rieder (conductor)

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Liam Scarlett’s Cygnet for the Royal Ballet is Not Yet a Fully-fledged New Swan Lake

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Dancers of The Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Koen Kessels (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and relayed to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 12.6.2018. (JPr)

Marianela Nuñez & Vadim Muntagirov in Swan Lake (c) Tristram Kenton

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Daniel McCormick Wins English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer 2018

United KingdomUnited Kingdom English National Ballet Emerging Dancer 2018: Nominated dancers, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Live streamed from London Coliseum, London, 11.6.2018. (JPr)

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Winner of the 2018 Emerging Dancer Award, Daniel McCormick © Laurent Liotardo

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The Met’s Excellent Production of Massenet’s Delectable Cendrillon

United StatesUnited States Massenet, Cendrillon:  Cast, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Bertrand de Billy (Conductor), Broadcast live to the Dundonald Omniplex Cinema in Belfast from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, 28.4.2018. (RB)

Alice Coote & Joyce DiDonato in Massenet’s Cendrillon (c) Ken Howard

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