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

Scottish Opera’s Tosca Continues to Excite

01/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Scottish Opera/ Francesco Corti (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 31.5.2012 (SRT) Read more

Caligula Falls Flat despite ENO’s Commitment and Skill

30/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Glanert, Caligula (British premiere): Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the English National Opera, Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor). The Coliseum, London, 25.5.2012 (MB) Read more

Nelly Miricioiu Sings Title Role in Donizetti’s Maria Padilla

28/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Donizetti, Maria Padilla: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Chelsea Opera Group, Brad Cohen (conductor),  Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 27.5.2012. (JPr) Read more

Fulham Opera Works a Wagnerian Wonder with Modest Means

27/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists of Fulham Opera, Benjamin Woodward (piano accompanist), Fiona Williams (stage director). St John’s Church, Fulham, London, 25.5.2012. (JPr) Read more

A Don Giovanni with a Difference in Dresden

22/05/2012

GermanyGermany  Mozart, Don Giovanni (1787): Soloists, Sächsischer Staatsopernchor, Staatskapelle Dresden/Mihkel Kütson (conductor), Semper Opera House, Dresden, Germany 19.5.2012. (MC) Read more

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