WNO’s Moving and Well-Sung La Bohème


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, La Bohème: (New Production): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Carlo Rizzi, conductor, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 1.6.2012 (GPu) Read more

Two Centuries of Waiting for Rienzi


SpainSpain Richard Wagner, Rienzi: Soloists, Madrid Symphonic Orchestra, Intermezzo Chorus, Philharmonia Chorus Vienna, Alejo Pérez (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 24.5.2012 (JMI) Read more

Barbara Frittoli’s Adriana Lecouvreur Unforced


SpainSpain Francesco Cilea, Adriana Lecouvreur: Symphony Orchestra & Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Maurizio Benini (conductor), Liceu, Barcelona, 21 – 23.5.2012 (JMI) Read more

Back-to-Basics Carmen in Tallinn


EstoniaEstonia  Bizet, Carmen: Estonian National Opera, Arvo Volmer (conductor), Tallinn, 23.5.2012 (GF) Read more

Scottish Opera’s Tosca Continues to Excite


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Scottish Opera/ Francesco Corti (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 31.5.2012 (SRT) Read more

Caligula Falls Flat despite ENO’s Commitment and Skill


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Glanert, Caligula (British premiere): Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the English National Opera, Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor). The Coliseum, London, 25.5.2012 (MB) Read more

Operatic Repremiere: Notes from the Dresden Music Festival 2012 (7)


GermanyGermany Princess Amalie of Saxony, La casa disabitata: soloists, Helmut Branny (conductor), Dresden Chapel Soloists, Summer Palace, Grosser Garten, 27.5.2012 (JFL) Read more

Carnival with Doña Francisquita at Teatro Argentino


ArgentinaArgentina  Vives: Doña Francisquita: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Argentino. Conductor: Guillermo Brizzio, Teatro Argentino, La Plata. 20.5.2012. (JSJ) Read more

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