A Double Bill that is One of Opera Holland Park’s Greatest Successes

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wolf-Ferrari and Tchaikovsky: Soloists, Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia / John Andrews (Wolf-Ferrari), Sian Edwards (Tchaikovsky). Opera Holland Park, London, 22.8.2019 (CC)

Clare Presland (Susanna) (c) Ali Wright

Read moreA Double Bill that is One of Opera Holland Park’s Greatest Successes

Glyndebourne’s New Die Zauberflöte Misfires, Despite an Excellent Cast

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2019 [3] – Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Soloists, Chorus of the Glyndebourne Festival, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor), Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, 21.7.2019. (RB)

Sofia Fomina, Martin Snell, Brindley Sherratt, Michael Kraus, Thomas Atkins
and chorus (c) Bill Cooper

Read moreGlyndebourne’s New Die Zauberflöte Misfires, Despite an Excellent Cast

Garsington Opera’s Alert and Intriguing Don Giovanni Production

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Garsington Opera 2019 [4] – Mozart, Don Giovanni: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus / Douglas Boyd (conductor). Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 18.7.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Don Giovanni (c) Johan Persson

Read moreGarsington Opera’s Alert and Intriguing Don Giovanni Production

The 2019 JPYA Summer Performance is a Thoroughly Enjoyable Musical Experience

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance: Soloists, Conductors and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 21.7.2019. (AK)

Jacquelyn Stucker (Euridice) and Patrick Terry (Orfeo) (c) Clive Barda

Read moreThe 2019 JPYA Summer Performance is a Thoroughly Enjoyable Musical Experience

Cilea’s Radiant L’arlesiana Ardently Performed in the Beautiful Setting of Holland Park

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Cilea, L’arlesiana: Soloists, Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia / Dane Lam (conductor). Opera Holland Park, London, 20.7.2019. (CC)

Yvonne Howard as Rosa Mamai (c) Ali Wright

Read moreCilea’s Radiant L’arlesiana Ardently Performed in the Beautiful Setting of Holland Park

Longborough’s Female-Centric Don Giovanni

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Longborough Festival Opera [3] – Mozart, Don Giovanni: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera / Thomas Blunt (conductor). Longborough, Gloucestershire, 11.7.2019. (CP)

Ivan Ludlow (Don Giovanni) & Llio Evans (Zerlina) © Matthew Williams Ellis

Read moreLongborough’s Female-Centric Don Giovanni

Garsington’s Admirable Elucidation of Psychologically and Emotionally Dark The Turn of the Screw

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Garsington Opera 2019 [3] – Britten, The Turn of Screw: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra / Richard Farnes (conductor). Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 7.7.2018. (CR)

Leo Jemison (Miles) Elen Willmer (Flora) Ed Lyon (Peter Quint) & Katherine Broderick (Miss Jessel)<br/>(c) Johan Persson

Read moreGarsington’s Admirable Elucidation of Psychologically and Emotionally Dark The Turn of the Screw

A Spellbinding and Deeply Satisfying Trip to the World of Monteverdi’s Orfeo

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Monteverdi, L’Orfeo: Soloists, I Fagiolini (director: Robert Hollingworth) with Music and Theatre for All, Jerwood Hall (LSO St Luke’s), London, 7.7.2019. (AK)

I Fagiolini’s L’Orfeo (c) Ben Pugh

Read moreA Spellbinding and Deeply Satisfying Trip to the World of Monteverdi’s Orfeo