Troubadours Work Wonders in Whangarei

21/07/2017

Haydn, Shostakovich, Schubert: Troubadour Quartet (Arna Morton, violin; Rebecca Wang, violin; Elyse Dalabakis, viola; Anna-Marie Alloway, cello); The Old Library Music Centre, Whangarei, New Zealand. 16.7.2017. (PSe) Read more

The Cradle Will Rock with Orchestra, Just as Blitzstein Intended

20/07/2017

Blitzstein, The Cradle Will Rock: Opera Saratoga Orchestra and Chorus / John Mauceri (conductor). Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs, 16.7.2017. (RP)

Ginger Costa-Jackson as Moll in The Cradle Will Rock © Gary David Gold

Ginger Costa-Jackson as Moll in The Cradle Will Rock
© Gary David Gold

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The Teatro Real Audience Pays Tribute to Plácido Domingo

19/07/2017

Verdi, Macbeth (semi-staged): Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Real / James Conlon (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 17.7.2017. (JMI)

Plácido Domingo as Macbeth © J. del Real

Plácido Domingo as Macbeth © J. del Real

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Ermonela Jaho Triumphs in Teatro Real’s Madama Butterfly

17/07/2017

Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Real / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 15 & 16.7.2017. (JMI)

Madama Butterfly © J. del Real

Madama Butterfly © J. del Real

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Some Rare Visitors to the Concert Hall in Ohio

17/07/2017

 Milhaud, Roussel, Beethoven: Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 15.07.2017 (MSJ) Read more

A Feverish Flute That Would Have Pleased Its Composer

17/07/2017

Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Cincinnati Opera. Aronoff Centre, Cincinnati, OH. 15.7.2017. (RDA)

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The Magic Flute’ (c) Cincinnati Opera

 

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Aspen Music Festival (3): Mostly Violin and Piano, in a Week of Lots of Brahms

17/07/2017

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Aspen Music Festival [3] – Chausson, Smetana, Schubert, Fauré, Brahms, Barber, Saint-Saëns, Leclair, J.S. Bach, Handel, Purcell: Soloists, Nicolas McGegan (conductor), Benedict Music Tent and Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 10-13.7.2017. (HS) Read more

Opera Holland Park Captivate with Janáček’s Kát’a Kabanová

17/07/2017

 Janáček, Kát’a Kabanová: (Sung in Czech) Soloists; Opera Holland Park Chorus; City of London Sinfonia / Sian Edwards (conductor). Holland Park, Kensington, London, 15.7.2017. (CC)

Julia Sporsén as Káťa © Robert Workman

Julia Sporsén as Káťa © Robert Workman

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