Enterprising ETO Perform Donizetti’s Siege of Calais

05/05/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Donizetti, L’assedio di Calais (The Siege of Calais): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English Touring Opera / Jeremy Silver (conductor), Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, 2.5.2013. (RJ) Read more

Faust Performance Overshadowed by Memories of Sir Colin

03/05/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Berlioz, Le damnation de Faust: Ruxandra Donose (mezzo); Paul Groves (tenor); Benedict Nelson (baritone); Sir Willard White (bass-baritone); New London Children’s Choir; London Symphony Chorus; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Dutoit. Royal Festival Hall, London, 30.4.2013 (CC) Read more

Indefatigable Domingo Takes On Role of Nabucco

30/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Verdi, Nabucco: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Nicola Luisotti (conductor). ROH Cinema 2012/13 Broadcast to the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London, 29.4.2013. (JPr) Read more

Ecological Rheingold Disappoints

29/04/2013

SpainSpain  R. Wagner, Das Rheingold:  Liceu’s Symphony Orchestra, Josep Pons (conductor), Barcelona’s Liceu, 25 & 26.4.2013 (JMI) Read more

Somewhat Magical Flute From Juventus Lyrica

28/04/2013

ArgentinaArgentina  Mozart, The Magic FluteSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica, Hernán Schvartzman (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 19.4.2013. (JSJ) Read more

Handel’s Esther: A Special Experience

28/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Handel: Esther, HWV501 (First Reconstructable Version, Cannons, 1720) Soloists, Dunedin Consort, John Butt (director) Wigmore Hall, London, 26.4.2013 (CC) Read more

Student Singers Shine in L’Enfant et les sortilèges

28/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Poulenc and Ravel:Stephen Mangan (actor), Members of the Royal Academy of Music, Jean-Baptiste Barrière (video), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Stéphane Denève (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 26.4.2013 (MB) Read more

Psychology Versus Primitive Feelings in Helsinki

27/04/2013

FinlandFinland Bartók  Duke Bluebeard’s Castle / Leoncavallo I Pagliacci. Soloists, Finnish National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Mikko Franck (conductor). Finnish National Opera, Helsinki. 12.4.2013. Premiere (GF) Read more

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