WNO’s Tristan and Isolde Sound but Lacking in Impulse

22/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Wagner,  Tristan und Isolde: Soloists. Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera,  Lothar Koenigs (conductor),  Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 19.5.2012 (LRK) Read more

Noisy Carsen Falstaff Falls Short of Zeffirelli’s Production

16/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Verdi, Falstaff: Soloists and Chorus of Royal Opera / Daniele Gatti (conductor),  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 15.5.2012. (JPr) Read more

Anthony Minghella’s Madam Butterfly at ENO

09/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Puccini, Madam Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera, conducted by Oleg Caetani. The London Coliseum, London, 8.5.2012. (JPr) Read more

Veteran – Even Vintage – La bohème Still Satisfies at Covent Garden

02/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Puccini, La bohème: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of The Royal Opera. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 30.4.2012.  (JPr) Read more

ENO’s Flying Dutchman – Fascinating and Stimulating

01/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Wagner: The Flying Dutchman:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera /Edward Gardner. London Coliseum, 28.4.2012 (CC)

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Don Giovanni in London Heaven – RC Theatre’s Persuasive Mozart

29/04/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mozart, Don Giovanni: Soloists, Orchestra, Colin Pettet (conductor). Heaven, London, 23.4.2012 (MB)

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LSO’s Concert Performance of Der Freischütz Lacks Drama

22/04/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Weber, Der Freischütz: Soloists, London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 21.4.2012. (JPr) Read more

A Winning Fille du Régiment at Covent Garden

22/04/2012

 United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Donizetti, La Fille du Régiment: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Yves Abel(conductor, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 19.4.2012 (CC) Read more

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