John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra delivers a punch in its world premiere at San Francisco Opera

United StatesUnited States John Adams, Antony and Cleopatra: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera / Eun Sun Kim (conductor). War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, 15.9.2022. (HS)

(Opening of Act II) Antony (Gerald Finley) brooding after his and Cleopatra’s loss in battle © Corey Weaver

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Bieito’s Carmen gets memorable performances in Vienna from Garanča and Beczała

AustriaAustria Bizet, CarmenSoloists, Children of the Opera School, Chorus and Orchestra of Vienna State Opera / Yves Abel (conductor). Performed at the Vienna State Opera and livestreamed (directed by Jasmina Eleta) on 12.9.2022. (JPr)

Elīna Garanča (centre, Carmen) and Piotr Beczała (right, Don José) © Wiener Staatsoper

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