Heritage Opera’s Barber Delights and Entertains

10/06/2013

 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Rossini: The Barber of Seville: Heritage Opera, Lowther Pavillion, Lytham, Lancashire, 7.6 2013. (MC) Read more

ENO Premieres Glass Disney Opera

04/06/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Glass, The Perfect American (UK Premiere) : Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of English National Opera/Gareth Jones. London Coliseum, London, 01.06.2013 (CC) Read more

Chelsea Opera Group Exhumes a Forgettable Early Verdi Opera

04/06/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Mozart: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of Chelsea Opera Group, Gianluca Marcianò (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 2.6.2013. (JPr) Read more

DiDonato Triumphs as Lady of the Lake

29/05/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Rossini, La donna del lago: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conducted by Michele Mariotti. Live broadcast to the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London, 27.5.2013. (JPr) Read more

An Intelligent and Powerful Lohengrin WNO Can Be Proud of

25/05/2013

  United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Lothar Koenigs (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 23.05.2013. Premiere. (GPu) Read more

Talented Cast, Joyful Accompaniment in Glyndebourne’s Falstaff

21/05/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Falstaff: Soloists, The Glyndebourne Chorus and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conducted by Sir Mark Elder. Glyndebourne Theatre, Sussex, 19.5.2013. (JPr) Read more

Poor Staging Spoils Ariadne auf Naxos

20/05/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos: Soloists, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Glyndebourne Opera House, 18.5.2013 (MB) Read more

RAM’s Lighthouse Performance is Outstanding

19/05/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Purcell, Dido and Aeneas *;Davies, The Lighthouse # : Soloists, Chorus, Royal Academy Sinfonia, Iain Ledingham * and Lionel Friend #(conductors), Sir Jack Lyons Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London, 16.5.2013 (MB) Read more

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