Carydis’ Conducting Gives Don Giovanni a Mauling

26/01/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mozart, Don Giovanni : Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Constantinos Carydis (conductor). 21.1.2012 (CC) Read more

Birmingham Symphony Hall Celebrates its 21st with Die Meistersinger

18/01/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Orchestra / Antonio Pappano (conductor). Birmingham Symphony Hall, 11.1.2012 (GR). Read more

La Traviata at Covent Garden: Third Cast Best Yet

06/01/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi La traviata (III): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Maurizio Benini (Conductor), Covent Garden, London, 02.01.2012 (CC) Read more

Pappano’s Meistersinger Compares Unfavourably With Past Productions At Covent Garden

21/12/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 19.12.2011 (MB) Read more

Holy Mackerel: RNCM Triumphs with Albert Herring

13/12/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten. Albert Herring (1947): Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists of the Royal Northern College of Music, Clark Rundell (conductor), Director Stefan Janski. Stage, Set and Costume designer, Lara Booth, RNCM Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 12.12.2011 (RJF) Read more

Oliver Rudland New Children’s Opera a Celebration Of Community Involvement

02/12/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Oliver Rudland, The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark: Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge, 26.11.2011 (KA) Read more

The Royal College Of Music International Opera School Cooks Up an Entertaining Rare Bizet Double Bill

02/12/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bizet , Djamileh and Le docteur Miracle: Soloists and chorus of the Royal International Opera School and Royal College of Music Opera Orchestra, Michael Rosewell(conductor), Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London, 28.11.11. (JPr) Read more

English National Opera Revives A Tosca Full Of Love And Music

30/11/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera. Conductor: Stephen Lord,London Coliseum, London, 26.11.11. (JPr)

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