Excellent Eugene Onegin Let Down by Lacklustre Conducting


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus (chorus master: Renato Balsadonna), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 11.2.2013 (MB) Read more

Stylish Performance of Radamisto in London


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Handel, Radamisto (revised, 1720 version) Soloists and English Concert/Harry Bicket (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 10.2.13 (CC) Read more

Luminous Orchestral Playing in WNO’s Striking Lulu


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Berg, Lulu: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Lothar Koenigs (conductor), (premiere), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 8.2.2013 (GPu) Read more

Impressive Start to Belarus Opera’s UK Tour


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Puccini, La Bohème: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Grand Opera of Belarus, Victor Ploskina (conductor), Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, 5.2.2013. (RJ) Read more

Stripped Down, Fast Paced Traviata at ENO


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, La traviata (sung in English): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera/Michael Hofstetter. (conductor), London Coliseum, 2.2.12 (CC) Read more

Imaginative New La Clemenza from Opera North


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North, Douglas Boyd, (Conductor) Grand Theatre, Leeds, 31.1.2013 (JL) Read more

Impressive Young Talent in Britten’s Dream


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Soloists and Chorus of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Timothy Dean (conductor). King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, 01.2.2013 (SRT) Read more

A Storming Otello from Opera North


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Otello: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North, Richard Farnes (Conductor), Grand Theatre,  Leeds, 16.1.2013 (JL) Read more

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