Convincing and Enjoyable Performance of Albert Herring at the RWCMD

04/04/2019

Britten, Albert Herring: Soloists, Orchestra of Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama / David Jones (conductor). Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD, Cardiff, 28.4.2019. (GPu) Read more

A Bright, Yet Thought-Provoking Production of Berenice Makes Time Fly By

03/04/2019

Handel, BereniceSoloists, London Handel Orchestra / Laurence Cummings (harpsichord). Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 1.4.2019 (CC)

Cast of Berenice (c) ROH/Clive Barda

Cast of Berenice (c) ROH/Clive Barda

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Rare Opportunity to See and Experience Vaughan Williams’s Profound Pilgrim’s Progress

02/04/2019

Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Pilgrim’s Progress: Soloists, Chorus and Opera Orchestra of Royal Northern College of Music / David Parry (conductor). RNCM Opera Theatre. Manchester, 31.3.2019. (RJF)

RNCM’s The Pilgrim’s Progress (c) Robert Workman

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Dramatic Intensity and Intimacy in Mid Wales Opera’s Tosca at Newport

02/04/2019

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Chorus, Ensemble Cymru / Jonathan Lyness (conductor). Riverfront Arts Centre, Newport. 27.4.2019. (GPu)

Elin Pritchard (Tosca) & Nicholas Folwell (Scarpia) (c) MWO

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Old-Fashioned Singing from Netrebko and Eyvasov is a Highlight of the Royal Opera’s La forza del destino

01/04/2019

 Verdi, La forza del destino: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 29.3.2019. (JPr)

La forza de destino – Anna Netrebko (Leonora) (c) Bill Cooper

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Mid Wales Opera’s Tosca Drew a Full and Appreciative Audience to Theatre Clwyd Mold

27/03/2019

 Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Ensemble Cymru / Jonathan Lyness (conductor). Theatre Clwyd Mold, 24.3.2019. (RJF)

Elin Pritchard (Tosca) & Nicholas Folwell (Scarpia) (c) MWO

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Chelsea Opera Group Give a Glorious Performance of Boito’s Mefistofele

27/03/2019

Boito, Mefistofele (1881 version, concert performance): Soloists, Chorus of Chelsea Opera Group augmented by members from Opera Alegria and Highgate Choral Society, Chelsea Opera Group Orchestra / Matthew Scott Rogers (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 24.3.2019. (CC)

Chelsea Opera Group’s Mefistofele (c) Robert Workman

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Much to Savour in the Royal Academy’s Tchaikovsky and Ravel Double Bill

24/03/2019

Tchaikovsky and Ravel: Soloists, Royal Academy Opera Chorus and Sinfonia / Gareth Hancock (conductor). Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London, 18.3.2019. (MB)

Iolanta (c) Robert Workman

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