Discovering #MeToo in Stradella’s La Susanna at BAM

06/05/2019

United StatesUnited States 2019 New York Opera Fest [2] – Stradella, La Susanna: Soloists, Orchestra / Jacob Ashworth and Ryan Brown (musical direction), BAM Fisher, Brooklyn, 4.5.2019. (RP)

Lucía Martín Cartón (Susanna) with Patrick Kilbride & Paul Max Tipton (The Judges)
© Russ Rowland

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Bronx Opera Transplants The Mikado From Titipu to the White House

01/05/2019

United StatesUnited States 2019 New York Opera Fest [1] – Gilbert and Sullivan, The Mikado: Soloists, The Bronx Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Michael Spierman (conductor), The Bronx Opera, Lovinger Theatre, Lehman College, The Bronx, New York, 28.4.2019. (RP)

Wil Kellerman (The Mikado), Seán Kroll (Ko-Ko), Michael Blake O’Hearn (Pooh-Bah), Jackie M. Hayes (Pitti-Sing) © The Bronx Opera

Wil Kellerman (The Mikado), Seán Kroll (Ko-Ko), Michael Blake O’Hearn (Pooh-Bah), Jackie M. Hayes (Pitti-Sing) © The Bronx Opera

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Lucerne Easter Festival: Haitink at 90 with Bruckner’s Sixth

15/04/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Easter Festival [2] – Mozart, Bruckner: Till Fellner (piano), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Lucerne, 14.4.2019. (JR)

Bernard Haitink (c) Zurich Tonhalle

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Teodor Currentzis’s Verdi Requiem is Less Concert, More Ritual

11/04/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Easter Festival [1] – Verdi, Messa di Requiem: Zarina Abaeva (soprano), Eve-Maud Hubeaux (mezzo-soprano), Dmytro Popov (tenor), Tareq Nazmi (bass), Chorus of Perm Opera, musicAeterna Orchestra / Teodor Currentzis (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Lucerne, 10.4.2019. (JR)

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The Young Russian Alexandra Dovgan Opens Kazan’s International Rakhlin Music Festival

09/04/2019

Russian FederationRussian Federation Ninth International Rakhlin Music Festival – Mendelssohn, Mahler: Alexandra Dovgan (pianist), Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor), Saydeshev Hall, Kazan, 5.4.2019. (GT)

Alexandra Dovgan

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Trio, C’est pas si grave Plays Piazzolla and Gershwin with Panache in Strasbourg

29/03/2019

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FranceFrance Festival Arsmondo Argentina [3] – Piazzolla, Gershwin: Trio, C’est pas si grave [Rafael Angster (bassoon), Thomas Kaufman (double bass), Cécile Steffanus (piano)], Auditorium of the Cité de la Musique et de la Danse, Strasbourg, 24 March 2019. (RP)

Cécile Steffanus (piano), Thomas Kaufman (double bass) & Rafael Angster (bassoon)
© Atelier Marge Design

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Stunned Silence Prompted by Opéra national du Rhin’s Horrific and Powerful Beatrix Cenci

28/03/2019

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FranceFrance Festival Arsmondo Argentina [2] – Ginastera, Beatrix Cenci: Soloists, Chorus of the Opéra national du Rhin, Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg / Marko Letonja (conductor), Opéra de Strasbourg, 23.3.2019. (RP)

Leticia de Altamirano (Beatrix Cenci) © Klara Beck

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Four Masters of the Tango Perform at Strasbourg’s Festival Arsmondo Argentina

27/03/2019

FranceFrance Festival Arsmondo Argentina [1] – Cuando sean las seis, Histoire d’un voyage: Armando Noguera (baritone), Diego Aubia (piano), Juan José Mosalini (bandonéon), Alejandro Schwarz (guitar), Opéra de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, 22.3.2019. (RP)

Armando Noguera © Oskar Cecere

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