Memories of Another Past: Stefan Herheim’s La bohème

10/03/2012

NorwayNorway Giacomo Puccini, La bohème: Soloists, Norwegian National Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Children’s Chorus, Eivind Gullberg Jensen (conductor), Oslo Opera, 23.1.2012 (JFL) Read more

Good and Bad Is All Good at New York City Opera

07/03/2012

United StatesUnited States  Verdi, La Traviata: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of New York City Opera, Steven White, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, 16.2.2012 (GG) Read more

Pan American Mozart from Madrid

07/03/2012

SpainSpain Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito: Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor), Coro Intermezzo, Teatro Real, Madrid, 2.3.2012 (JMI) Read more

Henze to RunAway From

06/03/2012

NorwayNorway Hans Werner Henze, El Cimarrón: Gregg Baker (baritone), Per Pålsson (guitar), Kerstin Thiele (flute), Mathias Friis-Hansen (percussion), Oslo Opera, 19.1.2012 (JFL) Read more

Berlioz, Damnation!

05/03/2012

GermanyGermany Berlioz, La Damnation de Faust: Soloists, Munich Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic Chorus, Tölz Boys’ Choir, Stéphane Denève (conductor), Gasteig Philharmonic Hall, Munich, 29.2.2012 (JFL) Read more

Raising a Glass to Opera Making Inroads into Mumbai

29/02/2012

IndiaIndia Pietro Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana & Ruggero Leoncavallo, Pagliacci: Soloists, Symphonic Orchestra of India, Members of the Kazakh State Philharmonic Capella, The Paranjoti Academy Chorus, Living Voices, The Stop-Gaps Choral Ensemble, Antonello Allemandi (conductor), National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai, 18.2.2012 (RoW) Read more

Ernani’s Convoluted Plot Taken at a Gallop Amid Gothic Gloom

27/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Ernani: Met Live in HD staged by Peter McClintock and directed for television by Barbara Willis Sweete with Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Marco Armiliato (conductor), broadcast to the Barbican Cinema, London, 25.2.12. (JPr)

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Santuzza in Stilettos, Canio on TV

26/02/2012

IndiaIndia Pietro Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana & Ruggero Leoncavallo, Pagliacci: Soloists, Symphony Orchestra of India, Members of the Kazakh State Philharmonic Capella, The Paranjoti Academy Chorus, Living Voices, The Stop-Gaps Choral Ensemble, Antonello Allemandi, Zane Dalal (conductors), Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai, 18 & 21.2.2012 (JSM) Read more

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