New Devon Opera’s Madam Butterfly – Well Worth Another Shameless Rave

29/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, Madam Butterfly (2nd Opinion): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of New Devon Opera, Paul Foster (conductor) The Northcott Theatre, Exeter 22.7.2012 and The Marquee, Ugbrooke Park 28.7.2012, Courtesy of Lord and Lady Clifford. Sung in English. (BK) Read more

Better a Jolly Romp Than a Depressing Dirge

29/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Lord Berners, Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrement; Puccini, Suor Angelica: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Dorset Opera / Jeremy Carnall (conductor), Coade Theatre, Bryanston School, Blandford Forum, 25.7.2011. Read more

Opera Holland Park Finishes Season on Fine Form with Falstaff

22/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi: Falstaff: Soloists and Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia / Peter Robinson (conductor), Holland Park, London,  20.7.2012. (GD) Read more

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

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