Important Donizetti Premiere: Splendidly Performed L’Ange de Nisida

20/07/2018

Donizetti: Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Sir Mark Elder (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 17.7.2018. (CC)

L’Ange de Nisida with David Junghoon Kim as Leone di Casaldi
(c) ROH, Opera Rara & Russell Duncan

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A Sparkling Ariadne auf Naxos at Opera Holland Park

19/07/2018

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Richard Strauss: Soloists, City of London Sinfonia / Brad Cohen (conductor). Opera Holland Park, Kensington, London, 17.7.2018. (CC)

Jennifer France’s Zerbinetta (c) Robert Workman

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Glyndebourne’s Proms Pelléas Baffles Watching Audience, Enchants Listeners at Home

18/07/2018

Proms

Prom 5 – Debussy: Soloists, The Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 17.7.2018. (JPr)

Christina Gansch (Mélisande), Christopher Purves (Golaud) & John Chest (Pelléas)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Vilde Frang in Revelatory Britten at the Blossom Music Festival

17/07/2018

2018 Blossom Music Festival [2] – Britten, Schumann: Vilde Frang (violin), Cleveland Orchestra / John Storgårds (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 15.7.2018. (MSJ)

John Storgårds (c) Heikki Tulli

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American Ballet Theatre’s La Bayadère at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

16/07/2018

Minkus, La Bayadère: Dancers of American Ballet Theatre / Ormsby Wilkins (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 14.7.2018. (JRo)

Isabella Boylston and Jeffrey Cirio in La Bayadère (c) Rosalie O’Connor

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The Bayerische Staatsoper Festival Continues with Le nozze di Figaro

16/07/2018

Munich Opera Festival 2018 [4] – Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Bayerische Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Constantinos Carydis (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 15.7.2018. (JMI)

Le nozze di Figaro © W. Hösl

Le nozze di Figaro © W. Hösl

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Puccini’s Il trittico Triumphs in Munich under the Baton of Kirill Petrenko

16/07/2018

Munich Opera Festival 2018 [3] – Puccini, Il trittico: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 14.7. 2018. (JMI)

From the first scene of Il tabarro © W. Hösl

From the first scene of Il tabarro © W. Hösl

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The Royal Opera’s Jette Parker Young Artists 2018 Summer Performance Proves a Celebratory Showcase

16/07/2018

2018 Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance – Music and Opera Excerpts from Offenbach, Rossini, Stravinsky, Richard Strauss and Ambroise Thomas: Noa Naamat (director), Nick Havell (lighting designer), Jo Meredith (movement director) Jette Parker Young Artists, Orchestra of Opera North / Nick Fletcher, James Hendry, Matthew Scott Rogers, Sonia Ben-Santamaria & Jac van Steen (conductors). The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 15.7.2018. (JPr)

Jette Parker Young Artists in L’italiana in Algeri Act I finale (c) Clive Barda

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