New San Francisco “Flute”: Sketchy, Colloquial, Rewarding


United StatesUnited States  Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera, Rory MacDonald (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 13.6.2012 (HS) Read more

Powerful Norma in Buenos Aires


ArgentinaArgentina  Bellini, Norma: Buenos Aires Lírica. Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Buenos Aires Lírica, Conductor: Javier Logioia Orbe. Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 8.6.2012. (JSJ) Read more

His Funny Bone Exposed: Munich’s Siegfried


GermanyGermany R. Wagner, Siegfried: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra, Kent Nagano (conductor), Bavarian State Orchestra, 3.6.2012 (JFL) Read more

Fabulous Oedipe at Teatro Colón


Enescu: Oedipe: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Colón, Ira Levin (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 1.6.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Rumbustious Business: Attila at the Rome Opera


ItalyItaly Verdi, Attila: Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera Rome,  Riccardo Muti (conductor), 27.5.2012 (JB) Read more

Two Centuries of Waiting for Rienzi


SpainSpain Richard Wagner, Rienzi: Soloists, Madrid Symphonic Orchestra, Intermezzo Chorus, Philharmonia Chorus Vienna, Alejo Pérez (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 24.5.2012 (JMI) Read more

Barbara Frittoli’s Adriana Lecouvreur Unforced


SpainSpain Francesco Cilea, Adriana Lecouvreur: Symphony Orchestra & Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Maurizio Benini (conductor), Liceu, Barcelona, 21 – 23.5.2012 (JMI) Read more

Back-to-Basics Carmen in Tallinn


EstoniaEstonia  Bizet, Carmen: Estonian National Opera, Arvo Volmer (conductor), Tallinn, 23.5.2012 (GF) Read more

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