Nothing Triumphant about Gluck’s Il trionfo di Clelia

25/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Gluck, Il trionfo di Clelia: Soloists, City of London Sinfonia, Giuseppe Sigismondi di Risio (conductor), Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 24.6.2012 (MB) Read more

Mandela Trilogy Premiere Impresses Cardiff

22/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Stephenson, Campbell, van Dijk, Mandela Trilogy (Book and Lyrics by Michael Williams): Soloists and Chorus of Cape Town Opera, Orchestra of Welsh National Opera,  Albert Horne (conductor and chorus master), Wales Millennium Centre, 20-21.6.2012. (European Premiere). (RJ)

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ENO’s Billy Budd is Dark, Powerful and Electrifying

21/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Britten, Billy Budd: Cast, Chorus & Orchestra of English National Opera/Edward Gardner (conductor), London Coliseum, 18.6.2012 (CC) Read more

A Sparkling ‘Cosi’ in Holland Park

20/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mozart, Così fan Tutte : Chorus and Orchestra of Holland Park Opera, Thomas Kemp (conductor) Holland Park, London 18.6.2012 (RB) Read more

Magical Start to the 21st Longborough Opera Festival

12/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera, Gianluca Marcianò (conductor), Longborough, Gloucestershire, 9-16.6.2012. (RJ) Read more

Royal Opera’s Brutal but Engrossing Salome

07/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Strauss, Salome: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of The Royal Opera House / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 5.6.2012. (JPr)

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Garsington Opera Maintains its Standards in its New Home

05/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Vivaldi: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Garsington Opera/Douglas Boyd and Laurence Cummings (conductors) Wormsley, Berkshire, 3 & 4.6.2012.(RJF) Read more

WNO’s Moving and Well-Sung La Bohème

05/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, La Bohème: (New Production): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Carlo Rizzi, conductor, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 1.6.2012 (GPu) Read more

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