Placido Boccanegra in LA

24/02/2012

United StatesUnited States G. Verdi, Simon Boccanegra: Soloists, LA Opera Orchestra & Chorus, James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 15.2.2012 (RRR) Read more

Fabio Biondi’s Most Un-Usual Norma

24/02/2012

SpainSpain Vincenzo Bellini, Norma: Europa Galante, Valencia’s Coral Catedralicia, Fabio Biondi (conductor), Auditorio El Baluarte, Pamplona, 19.2.2012 (JMI) Read more

Modernist Mefistofele by Boito Outclasses Mozart’s Figaro in Budapest

22/02/2012

HungaryHungary  Arrigo Boito: Mefistofele,  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Budapest Opera /János Kovács (conductor), Budapest Opera House, 2.2.2012 (SF) Read more

Welsh National Opera’s Béatrice et Bénédict

21/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Berlioz, Béatrice et Bénédict, (Revival Premiere) Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Michael Hofstetter, conductor, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 17.2.2012 (GPu)

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Scottish Opera Offers Family-Friendly Hansel and Gretel

21/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel: Soloists, and Orchestra of Scottish Opera / Emmanuel Joël-Hornak (conductor),  Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 18.2.2011 (SRT) Read more

Exuberant Pappano Conducts a Sparkling Figaro

18/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mozart:  Le nozze di Figaro, Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Royal Opera. Conductor: Antonio Pappano. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 17.2.2012. (JPr) Read more

Vacuous Don Giovanni Production at ROH

18/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mozart: Don Giovanni, Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Constantinos Carydis (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 16.2.2012 (MB) Read more

Met’s Traditional Götterdämmerung Boasts a Strong Cast

16/02/2012

United StatesUnited States  Met Live in HD 2011/12, Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, conducted by Fabio Luisi. Produced by Robert Lepage, directed for TV by Gary Halvorson and broadcast to the Renoir Cinema, London, 11.02.12. (JPr) Read more

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