Italianate Ardour in Pappano’s Manon Lescaut

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, Manon Lescaut: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Broadcast to the Empire Cinema, Basildon, Essex, 24.6.2014. (JPr)

 Manon Lescaut: Kristine Opolais As Manon Lescaut And Jonas Kaufmann As Chevalier Des Grieux (C) Bill Cooper
Kristine Opolais (Manon Lescaut) & Jonas Kaufmann (Des Grieux)
(c) Bill Cooper

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Garsington’s Well Paced Vixen Not for the Prudish

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen Opera in three acts: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus / Garry Walker (conductor), Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 22.6.2014 (CR)

Sung in Czech with English surtitles

Claire Booth (Vixen) and the  Garsington Opera and Chorus Photo: Clive Barda
Claire Booth (Vixen) and the Garsington Opera and Chorus
Photo: Clive Barda

 

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