No Composer Left Behind


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Remembering the Phonograph Era


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Early Recording Techniques, (the Vulcan Cylinder Record Company), Duncan Miller, Buxton International G&S Festival,The Pavilion Theatre, Buxton, , 2.8.12 (RJW) Read more

Opera North Set High Standards with its Carousel


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Rodgers & Hammerstein, Carousel: Soloists, Orchestra, Chorus and Dancers of Opera North, The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays, 23-26.5.2012 (RJF) Read more

Broadway Stars Yield an Imperfect “Mikado”


United StatesUnited States  Gilbert & Sullivan, The Mikado:  Soloists, Collegiate Chorale and American Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 10.4.2012 (BE) Read more

Wonderful Production of Wonderful Town


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Leonard Bernstein: Wonderful Town, Connie Fisher (Ruth Sherwood), Singers, Ensemble, Hallé Orchestra/Sir Mark Elder, Lyric Theatre, The Lowry, Salford Quays, 4.4.2012 (MC) Read more

An Attention-Grabbing Sweeney Todd


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Sondheim, Sweeney Todd: Michael Ball (Sweeney Todd),  Imelda Staunton (Mrs Lovett) and company in the Chichester Festival Theatre production, Jonathan Kent (director), Nicolas Skilbeck (musical director), Adelphi Theatre, London 19.3.12 (JPr) Read more

Slapstick Classical Music Routine


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Igudesman and Joo: A Little Nightmare Music, Aleksey Igudesman (violin), Richard Hyung-ki Joo (piano), Cadogan Hall, London, 9.3.2012 (GDn) Read more

History of Argentina in Words, Music and Dance


ArgentinaArgentina Opera Pampa: La Rural, Buenos Aires. 24.2.2012. (JSJ) Read more

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