Medea Mehta Urmana


SpainSpain Luigi Cherubini, Medea: Soloists, Valencian Community Orchestra, Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana, Zubin Mehta (conductor), Palau de Les Arts, Valencia, 17.6.2012 (JMI) Read more

Ekaterina Semenchuk’s Valencian Azucena


SpainSpain Giuseppe Verdi, Il Trovatore: Soloists, Valencian Community Orchestra, Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana, Zubin Mehta (conductor), Palau de Les Arts, Valencia, 16.6.2012 (JMI) Read more

Mandela Trilogy Premiere Impresses Cardiff


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Stephenson, Campbell, van Dijk, Mandela Trilogy (Book and Lyrics by Michael Williams): Soloists and Chorus of Cape Town Opera, Orchestra of Welsh National Opera,  Albert Horne (conductor and chorus master), Wales Millennium Centre, 20-21.6.2012. (European Premiere). (RJ)

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At Last, Rinaldo at Teatro Colón


ArgentinaArgentina  Handel, Rinaldo: Soloists and Orchestra of Teatro Colón, Martin Haselboeck (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 15.6.2012. (JSJ) Read more

ENO’s Billy Budd is Dark, Powerful and Electrifying


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Britten, Billy Budd: Cast, Chorus & Orchestra of English National Opera/Edward Gardner (conductor), London Coliseum, 18.6.2012 (CC) Read more

A Sparkling ‘Cosi’ in Holland Park


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mozart, Così fan Tutte : Chorus and Orchestra of Holland Park Opera, Thomas Kemp (conductor) Holland Park, London 18.6.2012 (RB) Read more

“Nixon in China” Gets Its Due from San Francisco Opera


United StatesUnited States  John Adams, Nixon in China: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 13.6.2012 (HS) Read more

Bare-Bones Poulenc Packs a Punch


United StatesUnited States  Poulenc, La voix humaine: Carrie Hennessey (soprano), Alan Hamilton (musical director and piano), Paul Peers (stage director, lighting designer, co-set designer), Joel Yapching (costumes, hair, make-up, co-set designer), Pocket Opera of New York, Benzaquen Hall, DiMenna Center, New York City. 1.6.2012 (BH) Read more

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