Tanglewood’s Don Giovanni: a concert performance of fine music-making with drama left to the imagination

United StatesUnited States Tanglewood 2022 [3] – Mozart, Don Giovanni (concert performance): Soloists, Tanglewood Festival Chorus (conductor: James Burton), Boston Symphony Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor). Tanglewood, Lenox, 16.7.2022. (CSa)

Janai Brugger (Zerlina), Nicole Cabell (Donna Elvira), Ryan McKinny (Don Giovanni) and Andris Nelsons conducting the BSO (c) Hilary Scott

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‘Comrades in adversity’ pull together for a Longborough Carmen with a difference

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Longborough Festival Opera 2022 [3] – Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Longborough Youth Chorus, Longborough Festival Chorus and Orchestra / Jeremy Silver (conductor).  Longborough, Gloucestershire, 9.7.2022. (CP)

Longborough Festival Opera’s Carmen (c) Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Strategy is all: taking risks in Joyce DiDonato’s RAM masterclass

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Masterclass with Joyce DiDonato: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) with students Sophie Sparrow (soprano), Jack Lee (baritone), Bernadette Johns (mezzo-soprano), Liam Bonthrone (tenor), Harry Rylance and Chad Vindin (piano). Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London. 15.2.2022. (CSa)

Liam Bonthrone and Joyce DiDonato

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