A Splendid Pelléas et Mélisande at Berlin’s Komische Oper

18/10/2017

Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande: Soloists, Orchestra of the Komische Oper, Berlin / Jordan de Souza (conductor). Komische Oper, Berlin, 15.10.2017. (MB)

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Komische Oper’s Pelléas et Mélisande (c) Monika Rittershaus

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A Superb Production of Die Zauberflöte Relayed from the Met

17/10/2017

Mozart: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / James Levine (conductor). Broadcast live to the Dundonald Omniplex, Belfast from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 14.10.2017. (RB)

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Pamina (Golda Schultz) & Papageno (Markus Werba) in the Met’s Zauberflöte (c) Richard Termine

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LA Opera at Its Finest: Verdi’s Nabucco

16/10/2017

Verdi, Nabucco: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera/James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 14.10.2017. (JRo)

 Liudmyla Monastyrska as Abigaille in Nabucco. Photo: Ken Howard/LA Opera.

Liudmyla Monastyrska (Abigaille) (c) Ken Howard/LA Opera

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An Excellent Don José and Two Impressive Carmens at the Teatro Real

15/10/2017

Bizet, Carmen: Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Real / Marc Piollet (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 11 & 12.10.2017. (JMI)

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Teatro Real’s Carmen © J. del Real

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Peter Sellars’ Bizarre Janáček Production Steals Attention from the Excellent Performance

13/10/2017

Janáček – The Cunning Little Vixen: Soloists, ‘Vocal Heroes’ Children’s Chorus from the Berlin Philharmonic’s Educational Programme, Vocalconsort Berlin (chorus master: David Cavelius), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 12.10.2017. (MB) Read more

Brooklyn Academy of Music Presents Matthew Aucoin’s Crossing – An American Opera

13/10/2017

Matthew Aucoin, Crossing: 2017 New Wave Festival – Soloists, Chorus, A Far Cry/Matthew Aucoin (conductor), Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, 8.10.2017. (RP)

Rod Gilfry & Alexander Lewis in Crossing © Richard Termine

Rod Gilfry & Alexander Lewis in Crossing © Richard Termine

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A Scintillating Rigoletto Arrives from San Francisco

11/10/2017

Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Chicago. 7.10.2017. (JLZ)

 Quinn Kelsey and Rosa Feola in 'Rigoletto' at Lyric Opera of Chicago (Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

Quinn Kelsey (Rigoletto) and Rosa Feola (Gilda) in Rigoletto (c) Todd Rosenberg

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The Premiere of Reimann’s L’Invisible: A Model of Advocacy for a New Work

09/10/2017

Reimann – L’Invisible (world premiere): Soloists, Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper, Berlin / Donald Runnicles (conductor). Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 8.10.2017. (MB)

Photo credit: Bernd Uhlig.

Reimann’s L’Invisible (c) Bernd Uhlig

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