Albert Herring has Nothing Toulouse


SpainSpain B. Britten, Albert Herring: Soloists, Capitole Orchestra, David Syrus (conductor), Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse, 27.1.2012 (JMI) Read more

Barren and Bleak Rigoletto Fails to Overwhelm


SwitzerlandSwitzerland  Verdi Rigoletto:  Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, conductor: Fabio Luisi, Zurich Opera, Zurich. 3.2.12 (JR) Read more

One Foscari Better Than the Other


SpainSpain G. Verdi, I Due Foscari: Soloists, Valenciana Community Orchestra, Generalitat Valenciana Chorus, Omer Meir Wellber (conductor), Palau de Les Arts, Valencia (JMI) Read more

Finding The Nose: Shostakovich in Rome


ItalyItaly Shostakovich: The Nose. Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet of Teatro dell’ Opera Rome. 29.01.2013 (JB) Read more

The Not So Perfect American


SpainSpain P. Glass, The Perfect American: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus Teatro Real, Dennis Russell Davies (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 22.1.2013 (JMI) Read more

A Postscript to La Cenerentola


United StatesUnited States Rossini, La Cenerentola: Soloists, Seattle Opera, Giacomo Sagripanti (conductor), McCaw Hall, Seattle, 12 and 25.1.2013 (BJ) Read more

A Magnificent Turandot in Gothenburg for the Last Time


SwedenSweden Giacomo Puccini, Turandot:Soloists, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra and Chorus, extra chorus and children’s chorus, Finn Rosengren (conductor 12.01.2013), Tobias Ringborg (conductor 26.01.2013), GöteborgsOperan, 12.01.2013 and 26.01.2013 (NS) Read more

Sparring Divas Outstanding in Met’s Maria Stuarda


Donizetti, Maria Stuarda: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, conducted by Maurizio Benini. Met-Live Broadcast to the Barbican Cinema, London, 19.1.2013. (JPr) Read more

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