Radvanovsky is the Medea of the 2020s in David McVicar’s visceral Met production

United StatesUnited States Met: Live in HD – Cherubini’s Medea: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Carlo Rizzi (conductor). Broadcast live (directed by Gary Halvorson) to the Barbican Cinema, London, 22.10.2022. (CC)

Sondra Radvanovsky as Medea © Marty Sohl/The Met Opera

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Brian Jagde stars in a Tosca at Opéra Bastille which will take your breath away

FranceFrance Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine, Chorus and Orchestra of l’Opéra national de Paris / Paolo Bortolameolli (conductor). Opéra Bastille, Paris, 20.10.2022. (SL)

Elena Stikhina (Tosca), Brian Jagde (Cavaradossi) and Ambrogio Maestri (rear, Scarpia) © Vincent Pontet/OnP

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Ailyn Pérez and Juan Diego Flórez star in Richard Jones’s enthralling Covent Garden La bohème

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, La bohème: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Kevin John Edusei (conductor). Broadcast live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 20.10.2022. (JPr)

La bohème Act II © Marc Brenner

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Asmik Grigorian’s standout Jenůfa in a Vienna revival with no weak link in the cast

AustriaAustria Janáček, Jenůfa: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Vienna State Opera / Tomáš Hanus (conductor). Livestreamed (directed by Jakob Pitzer) from Vienna State Opera, 15.10.2022. (JPr)

Kostelnička (Eliška Weissová) and Asmik Grigorian (Jenůfa) © Michael Pöhn

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