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Modernity vanquished? Verdi Un ballo in maschera, Royal Opera House, London

Verdi Un ballo in maschera at the Royal Opera House - a masked ball in every sense, where nothing is quite what it seems. On the surface, this new production appears quaint and undemanding. It uses painted flats, for example, pulled back and forth across, as in toy theatre. The scenes painted on them are vaguely generic, depicting neither Boston nor Stockholm, where the tale supposedly takes place. Instead, we focus on Verdi, and on theatre practices of the past. In other words, opera as the art of illusion, not an attempt to replicate reality. Take this production too literally and you'll miss the wit and intelligence behind it.

La Traviata in Ljubljana Slovenia

Small country, small opera house — big ensemble spirit. Internationally acclaimed soprano Natalia Ushakova steps in for indisposed local Violetta with mixed results.

Otello in Bucharest — Moor’s the pity

Bulgarian director Vera Nemirova’s production of Otello for the Romanian National Opera in Bucharest was certainly full of new ideas — unfortunately all bad.

Il trovatore at Lyric Opera of Chicago

For its current revival of the 2006-2007 production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Il trovatore by Sir David McVicar Lyric Opera has assembled a talented quintet of principal singers whose strengths match this conception of the opera.

Schubert’s Winterreise by Matthias Goerne

This Winterreise is the final instalment of Matthias Goerne’s series of Schubert lieder for Harmonia Mundi and it brings the Matthias Goerne Schubert Edition, begun in 2008, to a dark, harrowing close.

Mary, Queen of Heaven, Wigmore Hall

O Maria Deo grata — ‘O Mary, pleasing to God’: so begins Robert Fayrfax’s antiphon, one of several supplications to the Virgin Mary presented in this thought-provoking concert by The Cardinall’s Musick at the Wigmore Hall.

Analyzed not demonized — Tristan und Isolde, Royal Opera House

Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde at the Royal Opera House, first revival of the 2009 production, one of the first to attract widespread hostility even before the curtain rose on the first night.

Florencia in el Amazonas Makes Triumphant Return to LA

On November 22, 2014, Los Angeles Opera staged Francesca Zambello’s updated version of Florencia in el Amazonas.

John Adams: The Gospel According to the Other Mary

John Adams and his long-standing collaborator Peter Sellars have described The Gospel According to the Other Mary as a ‘Passion oratorio’.

A new Yevgeny Onegin in Zagreb — Prince Gremin’s Fabulous Pool Party

Superb conducting from veteran Croatian maestro Nikša Bareza makes up for an absurd waterlogged new production of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece.

Nabucco in Novi Sad

After the horrors of Jagoš Marković’s production of Le Nozze di Figaro in Belgrade, I was apprehensive lest Nabucco in Serbia’s second city of Novi Sad on 27th October would be transplanted from 6th century BC Babylon to post-Saddam Hussein Tikrit or some bombed-out kibbutz in Beersheba.

La Bohème in San Francisco

First Toronto, then Houston and now San Francisco, the third stop of a new production of Puccini's La bohème by Canadian born, British nurtured theater director John Caird.

Radvanovsky Sings Recital in Los Angeles

Every once in a while Los Angeles Opera presents an important recital in the three thousand seat Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

L’elisir d’amore, Royal Opera

This third revival of Laurent Pelly’s production of Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore needed a bit of a pep up to get moving but once it had been given a shot of ‘medicinal’ tincture things spiced up nicely.

Samling Showcase, Wigmore Hall

Founded in 1996, Samling describes itself as a charity which ‘inspires musical excellence in young people’.

La cenerentola in San Francisco

The good news is that you don’t have to go all the way to Pesaro for great Rossini.

Rameau: Maître à danser — William Christie, Barbican London

Maître à danser: William Christie and Les Arts Florissants at the Barbican, London, presented a defining moment in Rameau performance practice, choreographed with a team of dancers.

Le Nozze di Figaro — or Sex on the Beach?

The most memorable thing (and definitely not in a good way) about this performance of Le Nozze di Figaro at the Serbian National Theatre in Belgrade was the self-serving, infantile, offensive and just plain wrong production by celebrated Serbian theatre director Jagoš Marković.

The Met mounts a well sung but dramatically unconvincing ‘Carmen’

Should looks matter when casting the role of the iconic temptress for HD simulcast?

Maurice Greene’s Jephtha

Maurice Greene (1696-1755) had a highly successful musical career. Organist of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a position to which he was elected when he was just 22 years-old, he later became organist of the Chapel Royal, Professor of Music at the University of Cambridge and, from 1735, Master of the King’s Music.


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14 Jul 2014

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26 Jun 2014

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23 Jun 2014

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20 Jun 2014

Opera Conference 2014: Audiences Reimagined

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17 Jun 2014

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12 Jun 2014

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11 Jun 2014

Ariadne auf Naxos trailer (The Royal Opera)

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11 Jun 2014

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11 Jun 2014

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10 Jun 2014

Naxos App: Wagner's Ring Cycle

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10 Jun 2014

Harrison Birtwistle Documentary: Notes from the bottom of a garden

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10 Jun 2014

How to Sing Bel Canto: Sutherland, Pavarotti and Horne (1981)

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10 Jun 2014

HGO: The Passenger

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10 Jun 2014

Metropolitan Opera could go bankrupt in 'in two years'

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09 Jun 2014

What makes Don Giovanni tick?

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09 Jun 2014

Placido Domingo moves goalposts on long opera career

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09 Jun 2014

The Juilliard School’s 109th Commencement Speech ~ Joyce DiDonato

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09 Jun 2014

The Met’s Summer Recital Series

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22 May 2014

You say you want a revolution (Figaro times two)

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30 Mar 2014

Five Young Singers Named Winners in the Final Round of the 2014 Met National Council Auditions

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20 Mar 2014

San Diego Opera Will Shut its Doors

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07 Mar 2014

Century-old music mystery solved: Long-lost opera by Spanish composer Enrique Granados located

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04 Mar 2014

North Star

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04 Mar 2014

Reports of the Death of Opera Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

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04 Mar 2014

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10 Jan 2014

Rameau: Les Surprises de l'Amour

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jan/08/rameau-les-surprises-amour-review/print »

01 Jan 2014

From Student To Teacher: Marilyn Horne

http://www.classicalsinger.com/magazine/article.php?id=2691 »

04 Nov 2013

La damnation de Faust: LSO/ Gergiev

http://www.opera-britannia.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1041:la-damnation-de-faust-lso-gergiev-3rd-november-2013&catid=10:concert-and-recital-reviews&Itemid=16 »

04 Nov 2013

Daniel Barenboim to step down from La Scala two years early

http://www.gramophone.co.uk/classical-music-news/daniel-barenboim-to-step-down-from-la-scala-two-years-early »

03 Nov 2013

Listen to Yourself: A Conversation with Christa Ludwig

http://www.classicalsinger.com/magazine/article.php?id=2660 »

26 Oct 2013

Iain Bell’s A Harlot’s Progress, An Opera to be Reckoned With

http://www.seenandheard-international.com/2013/10/24/iain-bells-harlots-progress-opera-reckoned/ »

26 Oct 2013

Old gods awaken

http://www.therestisnoise.com/2013/10/old-gods-awaken.html »

26 Oct 2013

breaking baden

http://parterre.com/2013/10/26/breaking-baden/#more-31144 »

26 Oct 2013

Soaring Into San Francisco: Greer Grimsley as The Flying Dutchman

https://www.sfcv.org/events-calendar/artist-spotlight/soaring-into-san-francisco-greer-grimsley-as-the-flying-dutchman »

26 Oct 2013

21 Reasons You Should Book for An Evening With Stuart Skelton & Friends in Celebration of ENO

http://primalamusica.typepad.com/primalamusica/2013/10/21-reasons.html »

26 Oct 2013

Of chaste divas and broken legato

http://likelyimpossibilities.blogspot.com/2013/10/of-chaste-divas-and-broken-legato.html »

26 Oct 2013

Grumbles over Scala's New MD Designate, Mutiny on the High Cs

http://operachic.typepad.com/opera_chic/2013/10/grumbles-over-scalas-new-md-designate-mutiny-on-the-high-cs-.html »

19 Apr 2013

London: Music under the shadow of Handel

http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/london-music-under-the-shadow-of-handel »

15 Apr 2013

Sir Colin Davis Dead at 85

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/9994121/Sir-Colin-Davis.html »

07 Apr 2013

“Culture: the cement that binds Europe together”

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-13-280_en.htm?locale=en »

15 Feb 2013

Welcome to awards night at the opera

http://www.standard.co.uk/arts/welcome-to-awards-night-at-the-opera-8493092.html »

08 Feb 2013

Wolfgang, Is That You?

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/07/arts/music/are-those-pictures-really-mozart.html?smid=tw-share&_r=1& »

01 Jan 2013

A New Hall for Tiroler Festspiele Erl

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2013/01/a_new_festival_.php »

28 Nov 2012

Simon Boccanegra Opens Rome Opera 2012-13 Season

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/11/rome_opera_open.php »

05 Oct 2012

Glyndebourne 2013

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/10/exciting_glynde.php »

17 Sep 2012

The Singer’s Appetite!

http://thesingersappetite.com/  »

12 Sep 2012

Record Attendance at Salzburg

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/09/new_attendance_.php »

21 Aug 2012

“Ich kann mir keine deutschen Sätze merken”

http://www.welt.de/kultur/musik/article108680314/Ich-kann-mir-keine-deutschen-Saetze-merken.html »

20 Aug 2012

Debussy at 150: The Impressions Still Deceive

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/19/arts/music/debussys-150th-birthday-gets-little-notice.html?_r=1&ref=music »

13 Aug 2012

Bayreuth Does It Again

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/08/another_bayreut.php »

18 Jul 2012

Florida Grand Opera Appoints New Artistic Administrator

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/07/changes_at_flor.php »

07 Jul 2012

Friedrich Haider Appointed Artistic Director of Slovak National Theatre

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/07/changes_in_brat.php »

04 Jul 2012

Margrave Opera House Receives UNESCO World Heritage Status

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/07/honors_for_bayr.php »

04 Jul 2012

Wiener Staatsoper’s Financial Condition Improves

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/07/continued_progr.php »

03 Jul 2012

Uwe Erich Laufenberg Fired

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/07/lots_of_loose_e.php »

26 Jun 2012

Nicolas Bachler’s Contract Extended

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/06/bavarian_state_.php »

15 Jun 2012

Salzburg face-off

http://www.operatoday.com/Salzburg%20Budget%20for%202013.pdf »

15 Jun 2012

Opera Europa States Concerns

http://www.operatoday.com/Deutsche%20Oper%20am%20Rhein%2013.06.12.pdf »

31 May 2012

Staatsoper Unter den Linden: Another Setback

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/05/more_delays_for.php »

30 May 2012

“Balanced Budget” in Chicago

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/05/lyric_opera_pos.php »

30 May 2012

A Tempest in Vienna

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/05/thunder_storm_a.php »

09 May 2012

More Casting Changes at Bayreuth

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/05/torsten_kerl_to.php »

26 Apr 2012

LA Opera Names New CEO

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/04/christopher_koe.php »

24 Apr 2012

Teatro Real Replaces Miguel Muñiz

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/04/ignacio_garcia-.php »

24 Apr 2012

More Drama in Köln

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/04/uwe_eric_laufen.php »

23 Apr 2012

No Brünnhilde by Angela Denoke

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/04/denoke_bows_out.php »

18 Apr 2012

Financial Crisis at Köln

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/04/cologne_opera_t.php »

17 Apr 2012

Xu Zhong Tapped by Teatro Massimo Bellini

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/04/chinese_conduct.php »

17 Apr 2012

Tenor Loses Steak, Saves the Concert.

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/04/mishap_at_the_m.php »

02 Apr 2012

Met Opera on Demand

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/met-opera-on-demand/id505026963 »

28 Mar 2012

ENO announces Mini Operas: A Worldwide Online Talent Search to Inspire People to Create Opera

http://www.operatoday.com/documents/ENO%20Mini%20Operas%20press%20release.pdf »

13 Mar 2012

Judges and Finalists Announced for the 2012 Lotte Lenya Competition

http://www.operatoday.com//documents/JUDGES%20AND%20FINALISTS%20ANNOUNCED%20FOR%20THE%202012%20LOTTE%20LENYA%20COMPETITION.pdf »

12 Mar 2012

Finalists Named for Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

http://www.operatoday.com/documents/Nine Finalists Named for Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.pdf »

29 Feb 2012

Barcelona Restores Cuts

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/gran_teatre_del.php »

17 Feb 2012

Don Pasquale on ARTE Live Web

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/don_pasquale_at.php »

13 Feb 2012

A Set Malfunction in Darmstadt

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/added_drama_for.php »

10 Feb 2012

Il nuovo Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/opera_in_floren.php »

09 Feb 2012

Alagna Changing Fach?

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/another_tenor_d.php »

08 Feb 2012

Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille Taps Foster

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/lawrence_foster.php »

07 Feb 2012

Teatro di San Carlo Appoints Luisotti

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/nicola_luisotti.php »

04 Feb 2012

Houston Here: Lend Me a Tenor

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/chad_shelton_co.php »

04 Feb 2012

SFO Faces Deficit

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/san_francisco_o.php »

02 Feb 2012

Liceo Opera in Financial Crisis

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/barcelonas_lice.php »

02 Feb 2012

Bayreuth’s Festspielhaus Needs Repairs

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/bayreuth_festsp.php »

01 Feb 2012

Emmerich Smola Prize Awarded

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/02/the_smola_prize.php »

31 Jan 2012

Beverly Sills Artist Award Goes to Angela Meade

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/01/angela_meade_wi.php »

31 Jan 2012

Vienna State Opera Keeps It’s Team

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2012/01/vienna_state_op.php »

06 Jan 2012

Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B005UOK9HA »

06 Jan 2012

Verdi: La Forza Del Destino

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B005OV1MX4 »

06 Jan 2012

Strauss: Salome

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B003LRQ0ZS »

06 Jan 2012

Stravinsky: The Rake’s Progress (Glyndebourne)

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B005THVWQU »

15 Dec 2011

Beauty of the Baroque

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B004M8Y4Y4 »

12 Dec 2011

Roberto Alagna’s Pasión

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B005TOXTG4 »

22 Nov 2011

Patricia Petibon: Melancolía

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B0050GPG12 »

06 Nov 2011

Aleksandra Kurzak: Gioia!

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B004P1YX4E »

06 Nov 2011

Mojca Erdmann: Mozart’s Garden

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B005LY46J6 »

06 Nov 2011

Ildebrando D’Arcangelo: Mozart

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B004LYWH02 »

06 Nov 2011

Andreas Scholl: Bach Cantatas

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B00575MDQC »

06 Nov 2011

Joseph Calleja: The Maltese Tenor

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B004NY3TAM »

06 Nov 2011

René Pape: Wagner

http://astore.amazon.com/operatoday-20/detail/B000XH2BI4 »

31 Oct 2011

German tenor thrills Met audience in solo recital

http://articles.boston.com/2011-10-31/ae/30342753_1_mein-ganzes-german-tenor-recital »

26 Oct 2011

Delayed by Injury, Giovanni Still Arrives

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/27/arts/music/mariusz-kwiecien-in-don-giovanni-at-the-met-review.html?ref=music »

24 Oct 2011

Oedipe, La Monnaie, Brussels

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/27a154c0-fe28-11e0-bac4-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1c0MJ4NlZ »

20 Oct 2011

Opera North's Queen of Spades - in pictures

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/gallery/2011/oct/20/opera-north-queen-of-spades-in-pictures »

06 Oct 2011

English National Opera's The Marriage of Figaro - video

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/video/2011/oct/06/english-national-opera-marriage-figaro-video?newsfeed=true »

03 Oct 2011

Controversy over Duluth Festival Opera's "Pocahontas" overflows to tears and curses in Burnsville

http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/arts/controversy-over-pocahontas-woman-two-worlds-duluth-festival-opera »

29 Sep 2011

Excerpt: 'Anna Bolena' at the Met

http://video.nytimes.com/video/2011/09/27/arts/music/100000001076456/excerpt-anna-bolena-at-the-met.html?ref=music »

29 Sep 2011

Independent podcast - ENO OperaTalks: David Pountney

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/classical/features/independent-podcast--eno-operatalks-david-pountney-2362895.html »

28 Sep 2011

Bluthaus, Theater Bonn

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/f8bc389c-e9c2-11e0-bb3e-00144feab49a.html#axzz1ZHEnUjra »

28 Sep 2011

The Dallas Opera Announces Meeting of Key Milestones in the Planned Turnaround of the Company’s Finances

http://blog.dallasopera.org/2011/09/28/the-dallas-opera-announces-meeting-of-key-milestones-in-the-planned-turnaround-of-the-company%E2%80%99s-finances/ »

27 Sep 2011

The Bostridge Project, Wigmore Hall, London

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/e086f992-e8e6-11e0-ac9c-00144feab49a.html#axzz1ZCvC3xiw »

06 Sep 2011

New Injury Forces James Levine to Cancel Fall Performances

http://www.operatoday.com/documents/Levine_Met.pdf »

05 Sep 2011

Salvatore Licitra, Operatic Tenor at Met, Is Dead at 43

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/06/arts/music/salvatore-licitra-tenor-at-the-met-dies-at-43-after-crash.html »

29 Aug 2011

Orlando Paladino, Usher Hall, Edinburgh

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/78bcc222-d222-11e0-9137-00144feab49a.html#axzz1WXzEXs00 »

28 Aug 2011

A Classic That Still Vexes as It Pleases

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/29/arts/music/porgy-and-bess-at-tanglewood-festival-review.html?_r=1&ref=music »

24 Aug 2011

Opera Grows in Brooklyn

http://www.operatoday.com/documents/OperaOnTap.pdf »

18 Aug 2011

The Other Child in Papa Mozart’s Musical Troupe

http://movies.nytimes.com/2011/08/19/movies/mozarts-sister-from-rene-feret-review.html?nl=movies&emc=mua3 »

15 Aug 2011

The Turn of the Screw, Glyndebourne, UK

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/39feb346-c742-11e0-a9ef-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1Vb3cv1nT »

14 Aug 2011

Edinburgh International Festival, various venues

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/f60bfc6e-c694-11e0-bb50-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1V2l4nwtt »

14 Aug 2011

Love Beats Science in a Spoof by Menotti

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/15/arts/music/last-savage-and-wozzeck-at-santa-fe-opera-review.html?ref=music »

13 Aug 2011

The Makropulos Case, Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/b0a27de6-c44c-11e0-ad9a-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1V2l4nwtt »

25 Jul 2011

Placido Domingo announces Operalia winners in Moscow

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/07/placido-domingo-announces-operalia-winners-in-moscow.html »

22 Jul 2011

Strauss Joins Sibelius’s Vacation

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/24/arts/music/richard-strauss-is-surprise-guest-at-bard-summerscape.html »

21 Jul 2011

Sciarrino: Luci Mie Traditrici

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/jul/21/sciarrino-luci-traditrici-tarandek-review »

21 Jul 2011

Inside a Master Class: Breathe, Punctuate, Forget Led Zeppelin

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/22/theater/master-classes-with-masters-like-raul-esparza.html »

19 Jul 2011

Opera in Contract Spat

http://professional.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303661904576454450184575890.html?mod=WSJ_ArtsEnt_LifestyleArtEnt_4&mg=reno-secaucus-wsj »

18 Jul 2011

Tosca, Royal Opera House/La Rondine, Opera Holland Park

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/opera/8645993/Tosca-Royal-Opera-HouseLa-Rondine-Opera-Holland-Park-review.html »

17 Jul 2011

Glimmerglass’s Annie Get Your Gun: Deborah Voigt descends from Valhalla and makes a hit on Broadway

http://blog.cnycafemomus.com/2011/07/17/july-16-glimmerglass-festival-annie-get-your-gun.aspx »

15 Jul 2011

Aix-en-Provence Festival

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/opera/8640504/Aix-en-Provence-Festival-Seven-magazine-review.html »

11 Jul 2011

Maria di Rohan/Saul, Buxton Festival, Derbyshire, UK

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/0fa6d814-ab9d-11e0-8a64-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1SkUK6UTd »

11 Jul 2011

Alexandra Deshorties carves indelible image as the wily sorceress in Glimmerglass's 'Medea'

http://blog.cnycafemomus.com/2011/07/12/july-10-glimmerglass-festival-medea.aspx »

08 Jul 2011

Aix-en-Provence Festival 2011, France

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/440cf328-a96c-11e0-bcc2-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1Re23yQVP »

06 Jul 2011

Cendrillon, Royal Opera House, London

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/231c0982-a7bf-11e0-a312-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1RWydPyil »

04 Jul 2011

Did Tosca survive?

http://www.therestisnoise.com/2011/07/did-tosca-survive.html »

02 Jul 2011

Soprano regains her composer

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/soprano-regains-her-composer-20110701-1gut4.html »

01 Jul 2011

Kat’a Kabanová in the big city

http://likelyimpossibilities.blogspot.com/2011/07/kata-kabanova-in-big-city.html »

01 Jul 2011

The Puzzle Of Rossini’s Brief Career

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/03/arts/music/rossini-and-his-abrupt-farewell-to-opera.html »

30 Jun 2011

City Opera Players Provide Their Own Accompaniment at Labor Protest

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/30/city-opera-players-provide-their-own-accompaniment-at-labor-protest/?ref=music »

29 Jun 2011

Le Cercle de l’Harmonie, Barbican, London

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/7e811fda-a268-11e0-9760-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1QsjG4VyR »

29 Jun 2011

Artful: 2011 Aspen Music Festival inspired by literature, dance, painting

http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20110629/AE/110629822/1077&ParentProfile=1058 »

15 Jun 2011

Les Huguenots, La Monnaie, Brussels

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/c4799c7e-9769-11e0-af13-00144feab49a.html#axzz1PN2rygwk »

10 Jun 2011

Tosca, Royal Opera House, London

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/f8ee5d70-92f8-11e0-9ba7-00144feab49a.html#axzz1Otdb2Ucz »

07 Jun 2011

Götterdämmerung, San Francisco

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/06/07/DDS21JQ89F.DTL&type=performance »

03 Jun 2011

Jordi Savall, le maître de musique (video)

http://www.lefigaro.fr/musique/2011/06/03/03006-20110603ARTFIG00404-jordi-savall-le-maitre-de-musique.php »

25 May 2011

Houston Grand Opera Announces New Leadership

http://houston.broadwayworld.com/article/Houston-Grand-Opera-Announces-New-Leadership-20110525 »

25 May 2011

Zambello to WNO - as advisor

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/classical-beat/post/zambello-to-wno---as-advisor/2011/05/25/AGPvsGBH_blog.html »

24 May 2011

Oresteïa, Karlsplatz, Vienna

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/8607a222-8555-11e0-ae32-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1NOxzuRP1 »

22 May 2011

A Move by City Opera Has Potential, as Well as Possible Pitfalls

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/23/arts/music/city-opera-move-is-still-hazy-but-rife-with-potential.html?_r=1&ref=music »