Vienna’s Parsifal Runs Far Ahead of the Pack

08/04/2013

AustriaAustria Wagner, Parsifal: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Wiener Staatsoper / Adam Fischer (conductor), Vienna Staatsoper, 4.4.2013 (SRT) Read more

Duato’s Ballet Pays Tribute to Bach and His Music

07/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach: Multiplicity. Forms of Silence and Emptiness: Dancers and Orchestra of Mikhailovsky Ballet / Mikhail Tatarnikov (conductor), London Coliseum, London. 5.4.2013  (MMB)
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Royal Ballet Conjures Up the Mysterious Orient

06/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Minkus (orch. Lanchbery) , La Bayadère: Dancers and Orchestra of the Royal Ballet / Valeriy Ovsyanikov (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 5.4.2013. (JOD)

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Mikhailovsky Ballet Performs Important ‘Museum Piece’

05/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Alexander Krein, Laurencia: Dancers and Orchestra of the Mikhailovsky Ballet / Valery Ovsyanikov (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 2.4.2013. (JPr) Read more

Chorus Inject Colour into Monochrome Nabucco

02/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Nabucco: Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Nicola Luisotti (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 30.3.2013 (CC) Read more

Fun, Frolics and Fireworks from Mikhailovsky Ballet

01/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Ludwig Minkus, Don Quixote: Dancers and Orchestra of The Mikhailovsky Ballet / Pavel Bubelnikov (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 30.3.2013. (JPr) Read more

Stark but Musically Convincing Parsifal in Munich

01/04/2013

GermanyGermany Wagner, Parsifal: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Bavarian State Opera, conducted by Kent Nagano. National Theatre, Munich 28.3.2013. (JPr)
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Memorable Cast for Previn’s “Streetcar”

30/03/2013

United StatesUnited States André Previn, A Streetcar Named Desire: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Evan Rogister (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 26.3.2013 (JLZ) Read more

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