Hampson Steals “Boccanegra”


United StatesUnited States  Verdi, Simon Boccanegra: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sir Andrew Davis, (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 20.10.2012 (JLZ) Read more

Tosca In Its Raw Beauty From Juventus Lyrica


ArgentinaArgentina  Puccini, Tosca: Soloists and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica, Antonio Maria Russo (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 26.10.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Athleticism, Caricature and Magic from Birmingham Royal Ballet


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Autumn Celebration – The Grand Tour, Faster and The Dream: Dancers of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Cathedral Choir (girls’ voices) and Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Philip Ellis. (conductor), Sadler’s Wells, London, 26.10.2012. (JPr) Read more

Grand Voices in Grand Grand Don Carlos


FinlandFinland  Verdi Don Carlos:  Soloists, Finnish National Opera Chorus and Orchestra. Pietro Rizzo, conductor. Finnish National Opera, Helsinki 19.10.2012. Premiere. GF Read more

Sir Mark Makes a Convincing Case for Belisario


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Donizetti, Belisario (semi-staged): Soloists, BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra/Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 28.10.2012. Read more

ETO’s Albert Herring Makes an Impact in Devon


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten: Albert Herring (chamber opera in three acts): English Touring Opera, Aurora Orchestra / Michael Rosewell (conductor), Northcott Theatre, Exeter, 25.10.2012 (AB) Read more

Oviedo’s Most Atrocious Lucia


SpainSpain G. Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Soloists, Soloists, Oviedo Filarmonía, Oviedo’s Opera Chorus, Marzio Conti (conductor), Teatro Campoamor, Oviedo, 20.10.2012 (JMI) Read more

There she blows: Moby-Dick in the Bay Area


United StatesUnited States J. Heggie, Moby-Dick: Soloists, San Francisco Opera Orchestra, Patrick Summers (conductor), San Francisco War Memorial Opera House, 22.10.2012 (RRR) Read more

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