Pallid New Opera Based on The Secret Garden


United StatesUnited States Nolan Gasser and Carey Harrison, The Secret Garden: Soloists and members of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, Calif. 2.3.2013 (HS)
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Strong Spiritual Element in Met’s Post-Apocalyptic Parsifal


United StatesUnited States Wagner, Parsifal: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Daniele Gatti (conductor), broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera, New York and reviewed at the Barbican Cinema, London, 2.3.2013. (JPr)

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Hamburg’s New Traviata Goes To The Heart


GermanyGermany Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus of the Hamburg State Opera, Patrick Lange (conductor). Hamburg State Opera 23.3.2013 (GF) Read more

It Flew not, on Wings of Gold: La Scala’s Nabucco


ItalyItaly G. Verdi, Nabucco: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus Teatro alla Scala, Nicola Luisotti (conductor), Teatro alla Scala, Milan 7.2.2013 (JMI) Read more

The Heirs of Tantalus: A Pasticcio of Blood and Song


United StatesUnited States Handel, Monteverdi, A. Scarlatti: The Heirs of Tantalus: The Broad Street Ballroom, New York, 22.2.2013. (SSM) Read more

An Intoxicatingly Beautiful, Richly Human Bohème


United StatesUnited States  Puccini, La Bohème: Seattle Opera, McCaw Hall, Seattle, 23 & *24.2.2013 (BJ) Read more

Changing Class, Complicit Society—and That Sex Scene


United StatesUnited States Adès, Powder Her Face: Soloists, New York City Opera Orchestra, Jonathan Stockhammer (conductor), New York City Opera, BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 17.2.2013 (DA) Read more

Radamisto:In Need of Some Dolce Vita


United StatesUnited States Handel, Radamisto: Concert performance, The English Concert, Harry Bickett (Director/Harpsichord), Carnegie Hall, New York, 24.2.2013. (SSM) Read more

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