Intriguing Juxtaposition of Tchaikovsky and Bartók Operas at The Met

United StatesUnited States Tchaikovsky, Iolanta; Bartók, Bluebeard’s Castle: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Valery Gergiev (conductor). Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 14.2.2015. (JPr)

Piotr Beczala (Vaudémont) & Anna Netrebko (Iolanta) (c) Marty Sohl/The Met

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Strong Imagination and Emotion in Bartlett Sher’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann

United StatesUnited States Offenbach, Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Yves Abel (conductor). Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 31.1.2015. (JPr)

Les Contes d'Hoffmann Photo: Metropolitan OPera
Les Contes d’Hoffmann (c) Metropolitan Opera

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No Weak Links in Met’s Lavish Merry Widow

United StatesUnited States Lehár, The Merry Widow: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Sir Andrew Davis (cnductor). Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 17.1.2015. (JPr)

Photo Renée Fleming (Hanna Glawari) Kelli O'Hara (Valencienne) and company of The Merry Widow c The Metropolitan Opera
Renée Fleming (Hanna Glawari) Kelli O’Hara (Valencienne) & company of The Merry Widow
(c) The Metropolitan Opera

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A Barbiere of Middling Qualità

United StatesUnited States Rossini, Il Barbiere di Siviglia:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / Michele Mariotti (conductor), “The Met, Live in HD” screening, Godrej Dance Academy Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai. 22.12.2014 (JSM).

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High Entertainment from the Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 25 February 2011 ALICE by Wheeldon
Zenaida Yanowsky as The Queen of Hearts (c) Johan Persson/ROH

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (part of the Royal Opera House’s 2014/15 Live Cinema Season): Soloists, corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra conducted by David Briskin. Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to Basildon Empire, Basildon, Essex. 16.12.2014. (JPr)

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A Moving Meistersinger from the Met

United StatesUnited States Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / James Levine (conductor). Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 13.12.2014. (JPr)

Michael Volle (Sachs) and Annette Dasch (Eva) c Ken Howard and the Metropolitan Opera (1)-500
Michael Volle (Sachs) and Annette Dasch (Eva) c Ken Howard and the Metropolitan Opera


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