Triply Disappointing, Manifold Delighting: Ariadne auf Valencia

22/12/2011

SpainSpain R. Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos: Soloists, Valencia Community Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Palau de les Arts, Valencia, 16.12.2011 (JMI) Read more

Fanciulla Roaring Success In Stockholm

21/12/2011

SwedenSweden Puccini, La Fanciulla del West Royal Swedish Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Pier Giorgio Morandi (conductor), Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, 17.12.2011 (Premiere) (GF)  Read more

Pappano’s Meistersinger Compares Unfavourably With Past Productions At Covent Garden

21/12/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 19.12.2011 (MB) Read more

More “New” Clothes for the Emperor – Turandot in Munich

19/12/2011

GermanyGermany Puccini: Turandot, Bavarian State Opera, Munich, 17.12.2011 (BM)

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Eva-Maria Westbroek of Mtsensk: Haenchen & Kušej Delight in Madrid

15/12/2011

SpainSpain Dmitri Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District: Soloists, Madrid Symphony Orchestra, Coro Intermezzo, Hartmut Haenchen (conductor), Teatro Real de Madrid, 9.12.2011 (JMI) Read more

Holy Mackerel: RNCM Triumphs with Albert Herring

13/12/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten. Albert Herring (1947): Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists of the Royal Northern College of Music, Clark Rundell (conductor), Director Stefan Janski. Stage, Set and Costume designer, Lara Booth, RNCM Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 12.12.2011 (RJF) Read more

The Triumphant Return of the Royal Physician to Copenhagen

11/12/2011

DenmarkDenmark  Bo Holten, Livlægens besøg (The Visit of the Royal Physician): Bo Holten (conductor), The Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen, 2.12.2011 (NS) Read more

Merry Widow – Belle Époque in Buenos Aires

10/12/2011

ArgentinaArgentina  Lehár, The Merry Widow: Soloists and Orchestra of Teatro Colón, Gregor Bühl (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 2.12.2011. (JSJ) Read more

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