The Met’s fine production of Champion conveys important social messages

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Terence Blanchard, Champion:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor).  Broadcast Live in HD (directed by Gary Halvorson) from New York’s Metropolitan Opera to Dundonald Omniplex Cinema, Belfast, 29.4.2023. (RB)

A scene from Champion © Ken Howard / Met Opera

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A rare chance from Gothenburg Opera to see Paul Abraham’s fairytale operetta

SwedenSweden Paul Abraham, Märchen im Grand-Hotel (A Fairytale in the Grand Hotel): Soloists, ensemble, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra / Alexander Hanson (conductor). Gothenburg Opera main stage, 22.4.2023. (NS)

l to r: Prince Andreas Stephan (David Lundqvist), Matard (Ingahlill Wagelin), Albert (Anders Wängdahl), Infanta Isabella (Micaela Sjöstedt), Baron don Lossas San Diego (Sami Yousri) © Lennart Sjöberg

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