L’elisir d’amore Launches Met Live in HD 2012/3 Season


United StatesUnited States Donizetti, L’elisir d’amore: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Maurizio Benini (conductor), new production by Bartlett Sher, directed for television by Gary Halvorson. Met Live in HD broadcast to the Barbican Cinema, London, 13.10.2012. (JPr)

Metropolitan Opera’s L’elisir d’amore (c) Metropolitan Opera

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Heggie Captures Melville’s Vastness and Intimacy


United StatesUnited States Jake Heggie, Moby-Dick: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of San Francisco Opera, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 10.10.2012 (HS) Read more

“Elektra” – A Daring Opening Gala Choice


United StatesUnited States  Richard Strauss, Elektra: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 6.10.2012 (JLZ) Read more

Rienzi at the Theâtre du Capitole


FranceFrance R. Wagner, Rienzi: Soloists Capitole National Orchestra, Capitole Chorus & Chorus from the Teatro alla scala Academy, Pinchas Steinberg (conductor), Theâtre du Capitole, Toulouse, 7.10.2012 (JMI) Read more

Boris Godunov, Über-Complete in Madrid


SpainSpain M. Musorgski, Boris Godunov: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus Teatro Real, Hartmut Haenchen (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 3.10.2012 (JMI) Read more

“Macbeth” Goes Mondrian


CanadaCanada Verdi, Macbeth: Pacific Opera Victoria, soloists, Victoria Symphony, Timothy Vernon (conductor), Royal Theatre, Victoria, British Columbia, 4.10.2012 (BJ) Read more

De Falla: Briefer than Magical


SpainSpain M. de Falla, El Amor Brujo & La Vida Breve: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus Teatro de la Zarzuela, Juanjo Mena (conductor), Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid, 5.10.2012 (JMI) Read more

Gorgeous Singing, Bewildering Staging for Bellini in San Francisco


United StatesUnited States Bellini, I Capuleti e i Montecchi (The Capulets and the Montagues): Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 3.10.2012 (HS)

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