Nelly Miricioiu Sings Title Role in Donizetti’s Maria Padilla


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Donizetti, Maria Padilla: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Chelsea Opera Group, Brad Cohen (conductor),  Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 27.5.2012. (JPr) Read more

Fulham Opera Works a Wagnerian Wonder with Modest Means


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists of Fulham Opera, Benjamin Woodward (piano accompanist), Fiona Williams (stage director). St John’s Church, Fulham, London, 25.5.2012. (JPr) Read more

Judge Me Paris: A Baroque Burlesque Opera


United StatesUnited States Eccles, Judge Me Paris:A Baroque Burlesque Opera, Company XIV, 303 Bond St. Theatre, Brooklyn, New York, 20.5.2012 (SSM) Read more

A Don Giovanni with a Difference in Dresden


GermanyGermany  Mozart, Don Giovanni (1787): Soloists, Sächsischer Staatsopernchor, Staatskapelle Dresden/Mihkel Kütson (conductor), Semper Opera House, Dresden, Germany 19.5.2012. (MC) Read more

WNO’s Tristan and Isolde Sound but Lacking in Impulse


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Wagner,  Tristan und Isolde: Soloists. Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera,  Lothar Koenigs (conductor),  Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 19.5.2012 (LRK) Read more

Nabucco in DC: Confused, Splendid, and Creaking


United StatesUnited States Giuseppe Verdi, Nabucco: Soloists, Washington National Opera Orchestra, Philippe Auguin (conductor), Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington DC, 15.5.2012 (RRR) Read more

Impenetrable Alcina


FranceFrance Georg Friedrich Haendel: Alcina. Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine, Choeur de l’Opera National de Bordeaux, Harry Bicket (conductor), Grand Théâtre, Bordeaux, 13.5.2012 (JMI) Read more

Rambert Dance Company Continues Its Pioneering Role


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Sub, The Art of Touch, L’Après-midi d’un faune and What Wild Ecstasy: Soloists, Musicians and Company of Rambert Dance Company / Paul Hoskins (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 16.5.2012. (JPr) Read more

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