Pinnock Makes Convincing Case for Haydn’s La vera constanza

21/11/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Haydn, La vera costanza: Soloists, Royal Academy Sinfonia / Trevor Pinnock (conductor). Sir Jack Lyons Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London, 19.11.2012 (MB) Read more

Spectacular Sets And A Mixed Vocal Cast in Valencia’s Rigoletto

15/11/2012

SpainSpain  Verdi, Rigoletto: Orchestra Comunitat Valenciana, Chorus Generalitat Valenciana, Omer Meir Wellber (conductor), Valencia’s Palau de Les Arts, 13.11.2012 (JMI) Read more

New Mexican Tenor Triumphs as Barcelona’s Nemorino

15/11/2012

SpainSpain  Donizetti, L’Elisir d’Amore: Liceu’s Orchestra and Chorus, Daniele Callegari (Conductor), Barcelona Gran Teatre del Liceu, 11.11.2012 (JMI) Read more

Covent Garden Revives L’Elisir d’Amore – with More Laughs

14/11/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Donizetti, L’elisir d’amore: (Laurent Pelly’s production revived by Daniel Dooner): Soloists, orchestra and chorus of The Royal Opera, Bruno Campanella (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 13.11.2012. (JPr) Read more

Mozart Triumphs Over Chairs in Alternative Don Giovanni

14/11/2012

United StatesUnited States  Mozart, Don Giovanni: Portland Opera, soloists, George Manahan (conductor and harpsichord), Christopher Alden (director), Paul Steinberg (set), Terese Wadden (costumes), Aaron J. Black (lighting), Clinton Smith (chorus master), Keller Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, 10.11.2011 (BJ) Read more

Wexford Festival Opera (1) A Tale of Distraction and Destruction: Cilèa’s L’Arlesiana

13/11/2012

 Ireland Francesco Cilèa: L’Arlesiana: Wexford Opera House, David Angus (Conductor), Wexford, 02.11.2012 (ASB) Read more

Idiosyncratic Productions Dull Manchester’s Appetite for Opera North

13/11/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Gounod, Mozart, JanáčekOpera North On TourSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North. Various conductors as shown.The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays. 6 – 10.11.2012 (RJF) Read more

Runnicles’ Magnificent Tristan: Part Two

12/11/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Berlioz and Wagner: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 11.11.2012 (SRT) Read more

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