Farnocchia and Goeldner Star in Opening to WNO’s Donizetti Trilogy

10/09/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Donizetti, Anna Bolena (Production Premiere): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera Daniele Rustoni, conductor, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 7.9.2013 (GPu) Read more

Youth Opera Company Triumphs in Challenging Britten Opera

30/08/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten, Paul Bunyan (Production Premiere): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Youth Opera / Alice Farnham (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 23.8.2013 (GPu) Read more

PROM 60: Elemental Terror in Sir Andrew’s Billy Budd

29/08/2013

 

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 60. Britten, Billy Budd:  (semi-staged) Soloists, Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Andrew Davis. Royal Albert Hall, London, 27.8.2013 (CC)

 

Prom 60:Biily Budd Photo: BBC/Chris Christodoulou

Prom 60:Billy Budd
Photo: BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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PROM 45: Tippett’s Midsummer Marriage at the Proms

18/08/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 45, Tippett, The Midsummer Marriage: Soloists, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London 16.8.2013. (JPr)

Prom 45 CR BBC Chris Christodoulou

Prom 45 CR BBC Chris Christodoulou

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An Outstanding, Visceral Billy Budd at Glyndebourne

13/08/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten: Billy Budd. Soloists, The Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor) Glyndebourne 10.8.2013 (RB)

Billy Budd-Photo Richard Hubert Smith

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The Bargee’s Wife Closes the Three Choirs Festival Impressively

08/08/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom John O’Hara The Bargee’s Wife: Community Opera: Soloists, Opera Chorus, Members of the Philharmonia Orchestra, John O’Hara (conductor). Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester Cathedral, 4.8.2013 (RD)  Read more

New Generation of G&S Performers Takes to the Stage

05/08/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Gilbert & Sullivan, Pirates of Penzance: Youth Production/Rosamond Savournin (conductor), John Savournin (director);  Buxton Gilbert & Sullivan Festival, Pavilion Theatre, Buxton, 3.8.2013 (RJW)

Ah, you said ‘often’ frequently” Photo credit: Charles Smith

“Ah, you said ‘often’ frequently”
Photo credit: Charles Smith

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Good Balance between Orchestra and Singers in Princess Ida

03/08/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Gilbert & Sullivan, Princess Ida: Peak Opera / Richard Baker (conductor), Ian Henderson (director),  Buxton Gilbert & Sullivan Festival, Opera House, Buxton, 31.7.2013 (RJW) Read more

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