Student Singers Shine in L’Enfant et les sortilèges


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Poulenc and Ravel:Stephen Mangan (actor), Members of the Royal Academy of Music, Jean-Baptiste Barrière (video), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Stéphane Denève (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 26.4.2013 (MB) Read more

Strong Performance by Scottish Opera of Wagner’s Dutchman


Wagner, The Flying Dutchman: Soloists and Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Chorus of The Flying Dutchman / Francesco Corti (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 16.4.2013 (SRT) Read more

3D Specs Fail to Rescue Sunken Garden


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Van der Aa, Sunken Garden:Cast and Orchestra of English National Opera / André de Ridder (conductor), Barbican Theatre, London, 12.4.13 (CC) Read more

Chorus Inject Colour into Monochrome Nabucco


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Nabucco: Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Nicola Luisotti (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 30.3.2013 (CC) Read more

Powerful Boccanegra from ETO Despite Cast Changes


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Simon Boccanegra: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English Touring Opera / Michael Rosewall (conductor), Northcott Theatre, Exeter, 20.3.2013. (AB) Read more

Stylish Cosi fan Tutte from English Touring Opera


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Cosi fan Tutte: Soloists and Orchestra of English Touring Opera / James Burton (conductor), Northcott Theatre, Exeter, 18.3.2013 Read more

Britten’s Rape of Lucretia a Problematical Experience


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten, The Rape of Lucretia: Soloists, Instrumental Ensemble of Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama / David Jones (conductor), Richard Burton Theatre, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 14.3.2013 (GPu) Read more

Welsh Follow Sporting Success with Brilliant Puccini Performance


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Welsh National Opera, Frédéric Chaslin (conductor), Venue Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno, 16.3.2013 (RJF)  Read more

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