Retro-USA Clichés Weaken Staatsoper Berlin’s Rake

17/07/2012

GermanyGermany Stravinsky, The Rake’s Progress: Soloists, Staatsopernchor, Staatskapelle Berlin /Johannes Debus (conductor), Schillertheater, Berlin, 11.7.2012. (SF)

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Lorca Amplified, Mumbled

14/07/2012

SpainSpain O. Golijov, Ainadamar: Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Coro Intermezzo, Alejo Pérez (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 8.7.2012 (JMI) Read more

Mischief in the Shadows – Britten’s Dream in Rome

04/07/2012

ItalyItaly  Benjamin Britten, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Rome Opera / James Conlon (conductor), premiere on 19.6.2012 (JB) Read more

Crates and Brides: Le Nozze di Laffargue

01/07/2012

FranceFrance W.A.Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Orchestre Bordeaux Aquitaine, Choeur Opera National de Bordeaux, Mikhail Tatarnikov (conductor), Grand Théâtre, Bordeaux, 23.6.2012 (JMI) Read more

Recycling Bordeaux’s Hateful Don Giovanni

01/07/2012

FranceFrance W.A.Mozart, Don Giovanni: Soloists, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine, Choeur de l’Opera National de Bordeaux, Mikhail Tatarnikov (conductor), Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, 22.6.2012 (JMI) Read more

Toulouse’s Season-Ending Tannhäuser

01/07/2012

FranceFrance R. Wagner, Tannhäuser: Soloists, Orchestre & Choeur du Capitole, Hartmut Haenchen (conductor), Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse, 24.6.2012 (JMI) Read more

Well Turned Turn of the Screw from Juventus Lyrica

27/06/2012

ArgentinaArgentina  Britten, Turn of the Screw: Soloists and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica, André Dos Santos (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 22.6.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Paul McCreesh’s Magic Fairy Queen

26/06/2012

SpainSpain Henry Purcell, The Fairy Queen: Soloists, The Gabrieli Consort and Players, Paul McCreesh (conductor), Auditorio Nacional, Madrid, 20.6.2012 (JNI) Read more

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