Outstanding Cast and Brilliant Conducting for Meyerbeer’s Le Prophète at Deutsche Oper


Meyerbeer, Le Prophète: Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin / Enrique Mazzola (conductor), Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 16.12.2017. (JMI)


Deutsche Oper’s Le Prophète © B. Stoss

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Far from Vintage Hänsel und Gretel


Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel: Soloists, Children’s Chorus of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden (chorus master: Vincenz Weissenburger), Staatskapelle Berlin / Sebastian Weigle (conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 11.12.2017. (MB)


Gretel (Elsa Dreisig) & Hänsel (Katrin Wundsam) (c) Monika Rittershaus

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Anna Prohaska Shines as Monteverdi’s Poppea


Monteverdi, L’incoronazione di Poppea: Soloists, Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin / Diego Fasolis (conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 10.12.2017. (MB)

Anna Prohaska; photo credit - Bernd Uhlig. Musikalische Leitung: Diego Fasolis Inszenierung: Eva-Maria Höckmayr Bühne: Jens Kilian Kostüme: Julia Rösler Licht: Olaf Freese Besetzung: A Prohaska

Anna Prohaska as Poppea (c) Bernd Uhlig.

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Love Triumphs in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s New Turandot


Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Chicago. 8.12.2017. (JLZ)

12/2/17 4:25:16 PM -- Chicago, IL, USA Lyric Opera Presents Puccinii's Turandot Dress Rehearsal © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Amber Wagner (Turandot), Stefano La Colla (Calaf) & Maria Agresta (Liù) © Todd Rosenberg

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Nadine Sierra – The Jewel of the 2017 Richard Tucker Gala


2017 Richard Tucker Gala: Various soloists, New York Choral Society, Members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra / Nicola Luisotti (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 10.12.2017. (RP)


Nadine Sierra during the Richard Tucker Gala (c) Dario Acosta

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Ainhoa Arteta Shines as Maddalena in Andrea Chénier


Giordano, Andrea Chénier: Ópera de Oviedo Chorus, Oviedo Filarmonía Orchestra / Gianluca Marcianò (conductor), Teatro Campoamor, Oviedo, 10.12.2017. (JMI)


Ainhoa Arteta as Maddalena in Andrea Chénier © I. Martínez

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Strong Vocal Line-Up for New Madama Butterfly in Zurich


Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Daniele Rustioni (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 10.12.2017. (JR)

Opernhaus Zürich - Madama Butterfly - 2017/18 © T+T Fotografie - Toni Suter

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Spinosi Leads Splendid Orchestra and Cast in Monteverdi’s Last Opera


Monteverdi, L’Incoronazione di Poppea (concert version): Ensemble Matheus / Jean-Christophe Spinosi (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 1.12. 2017. (JMI) Read more

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