Kharkhiv Opera’s Madama Butterfly Rings True

22/03/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Ukrainian National Opera of Kharkiv / Gheorghe Stanciu (conductor), Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, 19.3.2012 Read more

Unintentional Humor in Händel’s “Rinaldo” at Chicago Lyric

21/03/2012

United StatesUnited States  Händel, Rinaldo: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Harry Bicket (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 16.3.2012 (JLZ) Read more

Compelling Das Rheingold Launches Teatro Argentino’s First Ring Cycle

20/03/2012

ArgentinaArgentina  Wagner: Das Rheingold: Soloists and Orchestra of Teatro Argentino. Conductor: Alejo Pérez, Teatro Argentino, La Plata. 17.3.2012. (JSJ) Read more

A Foursome of Mimi Lucia Barcelona

20/03/2012

SpainSpain Giacomo Puccini: La bohème: Soloists, Orquestra and Chorus Gran Teatre del Liceu, Victor Pablo Pérez (conductor), Barcelona’s Liceu, 12, 13, 15, 16.3.2012 (JMI) Read more

Death Haunts Scottish Opera’s The Rake’s Progress

19/03/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Stravinsky, The Rake’s Progress: Soloists and Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Sian Edwards (conductor), Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 17.3.2012 (SRT) Read more

Revivals and Shared Productions Promise Exciting Future for WNO

19/03/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Berlioz, Mozart: Welsh National Opera, Venue Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno, 13-15.3.2012 (RJF)  Read more

Impeccable Dancing in BRB’s Coppélia

19/03/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Delibes, Coppélia: Dancers of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, conducted by Koen Kessels, produced by Sir Peter Wright, London Coliseum, London, 15.3.2012. (JPr)

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Persuasive Dancing but Less Successful Score in Beauty and the Beast

17/03/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Various Composers, Beauty and the Beast: Northern Ballet/David Nixon (choreography, direction ) and Northern Ballet Sinfonia/ John Pryce-Jones. (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 15.3.2012 (SRT) Read more

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