A Musically Pleasing but Uneven Performance in Bergamo of a Donizetti Rarity

29/11/2016

ItalyItaly Donizetti, Olivo è PasqualeAccademia Teatro alla Scala Orchestra, Donizetti Opera Chorus / Federico Maria Sardelli (conductor), Teatro Sociale, Bergamo, 26.11.2016. (JMI)

<i>Olivo è Pasquale</i> © Rota/Fondazione Donizetti

Olivo è Pasquale © Rota/Fondazione Donizetti

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A Brilliant Performance of Donizetti’s Rosmonda d’Inghilterra at the Bergamo Festival

29/11/2016

ItalyItaly Donizetti, Rosmonda d’Inghilterra: Donizetti Opera Orchestra and Chorus / Sebastiano Rolli (conductor), Teatro Donizetti, Bergamo, 25.11.2016. (JMI)

Rosmonda d'Inghilterra. Photo: Courtesy Festival Internazionale. Donizetti Opera

Rosmonda d’Inghilterra Courtesy Festival Internazionale Donizetti Opera

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A Compelling Production of Barber’s Seldom-Heard Vanessa

03/11/2016

IrelandIreland Barber, Vanessa: Wexford Festival Orchestra / Timothy Myers (conductor), O’Reilly Theatre, National Opera House, Wexford, 2.11.2016. (JMI)

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Vanessa © Clive Barda

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Wexford Festival Continues to Attract Opera Lovers with Its Programme of Rarities

02/11/2016

IrelandIreland David, HerculanumWexford Opera Festival Orchestra and Chorus / Jean-Luc Tingaud (conductor), O’Reilly Theatre, Wexford, 1.11.2016. (JMI)

<i>Herculanum</i> © Clive Barda

Herculanum © Clive Barda.

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Unanimity of Purpose in Grand Finale of Oxford’s Schumann Project

31/10/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival – The Schumann Project: Robert Schumann:  Ailish Tynan (soprano), Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano), James Gilchrist (tenor), Jacques Imbrailo (baritone), Sholto Kynoch and Bengt Forsberg (piano), St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford 29.10.2016. (CR) Read more

Von Otter Celebrates Shakespeare in Song at Oxford Liederfest

25/10/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival – Shakespeare in Song: Purcell, Schubert, Berlioz, Debussy, Sibelius, Korngold, Britten, Tippett, Porter, Wainwright: Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano), Julius Drake (piano), Simon Robson (reader), Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford 24.10.2016. (CR) Read more

Superlative Recital from Prégardien and Schnackertz at Oxford Liederfest

25/10/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival – The Schumann Project – Robert Schumann, Bruch, Liszt: Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Christoph Schnackertz (piano), St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford 22.10.2016. (CR) Read more

Second Day of 11th Malcolm Arnold Festival Features Forgotten Documentaries

19/10/2016

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