The Dead City: ENO’s justly ambitious, laudable Korngold project

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Korngold, The Dead City (Die tote Stadt): Soloists, Members of the Finchley Children’s Music Group (chorus director: Grace Rossiter), Chorus and Orchestra of the English National Opera / Kirill Karabits (conductor). London Coliseum, 25.3.2023. (MB)

ENO’s The Dead City: Sarah Connolly (Brigitta), Rolf Romei (Paul), Audun Iversen (Franz) © Helen Murray

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Final(?) ROH performances of Serban’s Turandot is splendidly sung, but not by those you might expect

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, Turandot (completed by Franco Alfano): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Broadcast live (directed by Peter Jones) from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 22.3.2023. (JPr)

Yonghoon Lee (Calaf), Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha and Vitalij Kowaljow (Timur) © Marc Brenner

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