A Gritty Don Giovanni for the 21st Century

05/10/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Don Giovanni (sung in English): Soloists and Chamber Orchestra of Mid Wales Opera / Nicholas Cleobury (conductor), Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, 2.10.2012. (RJ) Read more

Choreographed Giulio Cesare from ENO

02/10/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Soloists, Orchestra of the English National Opera, Christian Curnyn (conductor). The Coliseum, London, 1.10.2012 (MB) Read more

Delius’s Village Romeo and Juliet Gets a Rare London Outing

27/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Delius,  A Village Romeo and Juliet: Soloists, The London Chorus, The New London Orchestra, Ronald Corp (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 25.9.2012. (JPr) Read more

Moments of Delight in Martinů’s Julietta

20/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Martinů, Julietta: Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of English National Opera/Edward Gardner (conductor),  London Coliseum, 17.9.2012 (CC) Read more

ENO’s Much Revived Magic Flute Continues to Delight

16/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera / Nicholas Collon (conductor), Coliseum, London, 13.9.2012. (JPr) Read more

WNO’s La Bohème Provides an Evening of Powerful Theatre

10/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, La Bohème (Production Revival): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Simon Phillippo (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 8.9.2012 (GPu) Read more

Prom 60: Glyndebourne’s Figaro Sparkles with Merriment

31/08/2012

Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro (complete) Soloists,Glyndebourne Festival Chorus; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Robin Ticciati, Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.8.2011. (CC) Read more

EIF 20: Purcell’s King Arthur in Concert

28/08/2012

 

 

 

 

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Purcell: King Arthur (concert performance): The Sixteen / Harry Christophers (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 27.8.2012. (SRT) Read more

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