Good Performances in Updated Cav and Pag


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana/Leoncavallo Pagliacci : Opera Holland Park / Stuart Stratford (conductor), Holland Park, London, 22.06.13 (RB) Read more

An Opportunity to Reassess Britten’s Coronation Opera


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten, Gloriana: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Paul Daniel (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 20.6.2013 (MB) Read more

Fine Production of Death in Venice by Gardner and ENO


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten, Death in Venice: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the English National Opera / Edward Gardner (conductor). Coliseum, London, 14.6.2013 (MB) Read more

Opera North Continues Ring Cycle Triumph with Siegfried


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Wagner, Siegfried: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North, Richard Farnes (conductor), Town Hall,  Leeds, 15.6.2013 (JL) Read more

Precise Diction and Characterisation in Pirates of Penzance


Gilbert & Sullivan, The Pirates of Penzance: Scottish Opera & D’Oyly Carte Opera Company / Derek Clark (conductor), Opera House, Manchester, England 11.6.2013 (RJW) Read more

Rhythmic Vitality and Artistic Licence in Garsington’s Entführung


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Garsington Opera/William Lacey (conductor), Wormsley, 9.6.2013 (RJF) Read more

Garsington Gives Rossini’s Maometto II its British Premiere


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Rossini, Maometto II: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra  of Garsington Opera / David Parry (conductor). Wormsley. (RJF)  Read more

Glyndebourne’s Amusing Figaro Has a 1960s Look


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, The Glyndebourne Chorus and The London Philharmonic Orchestra / Jérémie Rhorer (conductor), Glyndebourne Opera Theatre, Sussex, 8.6.2013 (MMB) Read more

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