New San Francisco “Flute”: Sketchy, Colloquial, Rewarding


United StatesUnited States  Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera, Rory MacDonald (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 13.6.2012 (HS) Read more

Powerful Norma in Buenos Aires


ArgentinaArgentina  Bellini, Norma: Buenos Aires Lírica. Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Buenos Aires Lírica, Conductor: Javier Logioia Orbe. Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 8.6.2012. (JSJ) Read more

His Funny Bone Exposed: Munich’s Siegfried


GermanyGermany R. Wagner, Siegfried: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra, Kent Nagano (conductor), Bavarian State Orchestra, 3.6.2012 (JFL) Read more

Magical Start to the 21st Longborough Opera Festival


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera, Gianluca Marcianò (conductor), Longborough, Gloucestershire, 9-16.6.2012. (RJ) Read more

Fabulous Oedipe at Teatro Colón


Enescu: Oedipe: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Colón, Ira Levin (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 1.6.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Royal Opera’s Brutal but Engrossing Salome


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Strauss, Salome: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of The Royal Opera House / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 5.6.2012. (JPr)

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Rumbustious Business: Attila at the Rome Opera


ItalyItaly Verdi, Attila: Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera Rome,  Riccardo Muti (conductor), 27.5.2012 (JB) Read more

Garsington Opera Maintains its Standards in its New Home


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Vivaldi: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Garsington Opera/Douglas Boyd and Laurence Cummings (conductors) Wormsley, Berkshire, 3 & 4.6.2012.(RJF) Read more

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