Longborough’s Götterdämmerung: a Monumental Achievement

22/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera / Anthony Negus (conductor), Alan Privett (director), Kjell Torriset (designer),16-19.7.2012 (JPr) Read more

New Devon Opera’s Madam Butterfly in the Top League

20/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, Madam Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of New Devon Opera / Paul Foster (conductor), Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University. UK 17.7. 2012 (PRB) Read more

Good but Uneven Onegin Comes to Life Eventually

16/07/2012

 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tchaikovsky, Evgeny Onegin: Soloists and Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia, Alexander Polianichko (conductor), Holland Park, London, 13.7.2012 . (GDn) Read more

Buxton Festival Enters the Stephen Barlow Era

11/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Buxton Festival Opera, Northern Chamber Orchestra , Opera House, Buxton, 1,8,9.7.2012 (RJF) Read more

Conflict, Confectionery and Bloodshed at Cheltenham 2012

10/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edward Rushton, Babur in London: The Opera Group, ensemble für neue musik zürich,  John Fulljames (director), Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham, 7.7.2012.

Babur: Omar Ebrahim
Nafisa:Kishani Jayasinghe
Saira: Annie Gill
Mo: Amar Mucchala
Faiz: Damian Thantrey

Debussy, Delius: Philip Smith (narrator), Wellensian Consort, Southbank Sinfonia, Neil Thomson (conductor), Town Hall, Cheltenham, 7.7.2012. (RJ) Read more

A ‘Traditional’ Le Nozze di Figaro

02/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Royal College of Music Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Michael Rosewell (conductor). Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London, 30.6.2012 (MB) Read more

Dr Dee Opera: Insipid, Uninspired, Boring and a Sham

29/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Albarn/Norris, Dr Dee: Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of English National Opera/Stephen Higgins (conductor), Coliseum, London, 26.6.2012 (CC) Read more

Magnificent Performance from Patricia Orr in a Mascagni Rarity

26/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mascagni, Puccini Cast, Chorus, City of London Sinfonia/Manlio Benzi, Opera Holland Park, London, 22.6.2012 (CC) Read more

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