O’Sullivan, Sambé, Nuñez and Muntagirov Transcend the Routine in The Royal Ballet’s Familiar The Nutcracker

11/12/2018

Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker (choreography by Peter Wright): Soloists, corps de ballet, London Oratory Junior Choir, Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Barry Wordsworth (conductor). Recorded at the Royal Opera House on 3 December and screened at Everyman Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 10.12.2018. (JPr)

Clara (Anna Rose O’Sullivan) and Hans-Peter (Marcelino Sambé)
in The Nutcracker Act I (c) Alistair Muir

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Turnage’s Edgy and Provocative Greek at BAM

11/12/2018

Turnage, Greek: Soloists, Members of the Orchestra of Scottish Opera / Stuart Stratford (conductor), BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, New York, 8.12.2018. (RP)

Allison Cook, Susan Bullock & Andrew Shore in Greek © Richard Termine

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Radvanovsky’s Performance as Tosca Is the Highlight of the Deutsche Oper’s Vintage Production

11/12/2018

Puccini, Tosca: Deutsche Oper Chorus, Kinderchor and Orchestra / Ivan Repušić (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 9.12.2018. (JMI)

Deutsche Oper’s Tosca © B. Stöss

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RNCM’s Winning Policy Blends Experience with Youth in Suor Angelica

11/12/2018

Puccini, Suor Angelica: Soloists, Royal Northern College of Music Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Martin André (conductor). RNCM Opera Theatre. Manchester, 7.12.2018. (RJF)

Linda Richardson (Suor Angelica) & ensemble (c) Robert Workman

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Candide Forms a Fitting Climax to the LSO’s Celebration of the Bernstein Centenary

10/12/2018

Bernstein, Candide (semi-staged performance): Soloists, Guildhall School Young Artists; London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / Marin Alsop. 8.12.2018. (CC)

Sofie von Otter (The Old Lady Anne), Marin Alsop, Jane Archibald (Cunegonde)
(c) Mark Allan

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On Sight Opera’s Extraordinary Gift of Amahl and the Night Visitors

10/12/2018

Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors: Soloists, Formerly Homeless Members of the Community in Partnership with Breaking Ground, On Site Opera Orchestra / Geoffrey McDonald (conductor), The Church of the Holy Apostles, New York, 7.12.2018. (RP)

Amahl (Luciano Pantano) and his mother (Aundi Marie Moore) © Pavel Antonov

Amahl (Luciano Pantano) and his mother (Aundi Marie Moore) © Pavel Antonov

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Excellent Performance of The Love for Three Oranges Results in a Delightful Evening

10/12/2018

Prokofiev, Die Liebe zu drei Orangen (The Love for Three Oranges): Komische Oper Orchestra and Chorus / Ainārs Rubiķis (conductor), Komische Oper Berlin, 8.12.2018. (JMI)

Die Liebe zu drei Orangen © M. Ritterhaus

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Darcey Bussell Recollects Frederick Ashton’s Sylvia

09/12/2018

The Royal Opera House’s Cinema Festival – The Royal Ballet’s Sylvia (choreography by Sir Frederic Ashton): Soloists, corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Graham Bond (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon. Introduced by Dame Darcey Bussell and screened in the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. 7.12.2018. (JPr)

Darcey Bussell as Sylvia (c) ROH

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