San Francisco Opera’s fresh and winning take on Così fan tutte  

United StatesUnited States Mozart, Così fan tutte: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of San Francisco Opera / Henrik Nánási (conductor). War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, 21.11.2021. (HS)

Irene Roberts (Dorabella), Nicole Heaston (Despina) and Nicole Cabell (Fiordiligi) in SFO’s Così fan tutte © Cory Weaver

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Cinecittà inspires a colourful and enjoyable new Mariinsky staging of Benvenuto Cellini in St Petersburg

Russian FederationRussian Federation Berlioz, Benvenuto Cellini: Soloists, Dancers, Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Mariinsky II, 10.11.2021. (GT)

Mariinsky Theatre’s Benvenuto Cellini (c) Mikhail Vilchuk

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A fairy-tale treat from Rossini – La Cenerentola at LA Opera

United StatesUnited States Rossini, La Cenerentola: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / Roberto Abbado (conductor). Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 20.11.2021. (JRo) 

Corbelli (Don Magnifico), Malfi (Angelina/Cinderella), Pogossov (Dandini), Sekgapane (Don Ramiro) and D’Arcangelo (Alidoro) © Craig T. Matthews

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Ekaterina Semenchuk is the shining star in David McVicar’s revised St Petersburg Macbeth

Russian FederationRussian Federation Verdi, Macbeth: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, 29.10.2021. (GT)

Ekaterina Semenchuk (Lady Macbeth) in Mariinsky Theatre’s Macbeth

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