Vladimir Jurowski Leads a Superb Peter Grimes in London

01/10/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten, Peter Grimes: Soloists, London Voices, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 28.9.2013. (JPr) Read more

ENO’s Fidelio Bemuses and Lacks Soul

27/09/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven, Fidelio: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera /   Edward Gardner (conductor),  London Coliseum, London, 25.9.2013. (JPr)

Pic credit ENO/Alastair Muir

Pic credit ENO/Alastair Muir

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WNO’s None too “Shabby” Tosca Shocks as it Should.

24/09/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, Tosca: (Revival Premiere) Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Lothar Koenigs (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 21.9.2013 (GPu) Read more

Mercurial Emotional Shifts in Nelsons’ Relentless Elektra

24/09/2013

Strauss, Elektra: Soloists and Chorus and Orchestra of Royal Opera / Andris Nelsons. (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 23.9.2013. (JPr)

ELEKTRA by Richard Strauss; Royal Opera House,; Covent Garden; Credit: © CLIVE BARDA/ArenaPAL;

ELEKTRA by Richard Strauss
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
Credit: © CLIVE BARDA/ArenaPAL

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Royal Opera Returns to the Screen with Turandot

20/09/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra / Henrik Nánási (conductor) in Andrei Serban’s 1984 production with designs by Sally Jacobs. Broadcast to The May Fair Hotel, Mayfair, London. 18.9.2013. (JPr)

LINDSTROM AS TURANDOT, BERTI AS CALAF (C) KENTON ROH

Lise Lindstrom (Turandot) & Marco Berti (Calaf) (c) Tristam Kenton/ROH

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Exuberance and Commitment in Bampton Opera’s La finta semplice

19/09/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, La finta semplice: Soloists, CHROMA / Andrew Griffiths (conductor), Jeremy,  Gray (director), St John’s, Smith Square, London, 17.9.2013 (MB) Read more

Classic Figaro Production with Cosmopolitan Cast

17/09/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Royal Opera /  Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 16.9.2013. (JPr)

 

Le nozze di Figaro c ROH/Mark Douet

Le nozze di Figaro c ROH/Mark Douet

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Verdi Emerges from Wagnerian Shadows in Memorable Concert

16/09/2013

Verdi, Rigoletto (concert performance): Soloists, London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra /  Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 15.9.2013. (JPr) Read more

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