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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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18 Oct 2006

Haendel et son «César» dans le désert

http://www.liberation.fr/culture/musique/211275.FR.php »

18 Oct 2006

Berlin's Embattled Harms Fails to Triumph With `Germania'

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17 Oct 2006

Jephte/Dido and Aeneas

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17 Oct 2006

Carter's Latest Gets Friendly Reception

http://www.nysun.com/article/41663 »

17 Oct 2006

DESIREE COOPER: It's time to give 'Porgy and Bess' another look

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061017/NEWS01/610170316/1122 »

17 Oct 2006

Mozart Opera celebration, Royal Opera House, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/ed939624-5d43-11db-9d15-0000779e2340.html »

15 Oct 2006

A bold step in the right direction

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,20586363-5001562,00.html »

15 Oct 2006

Cosi Fan Tutte — Glyndebourne

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1922432,00.html »

15 Oct 2006

Mehr darf man nicht verlangen

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=592459 »

13 Oct 2006

Tobias and the Angel

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2400758,00.html »

12 Oct 2006

Grand Ambitions

http://context.themoscowtimes.com/story/171554/ »

11 Oct 2006

An afternoon at the opera

http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/lifestyle/chi-0610100348oct11,1,1173886.story?coll=chi-leisuretempo-hed&ctrack=1&cset=true »

11 Oct 2006

Un monument de Berlioz

http://www.figaroscope.fr/opera_danse/2006101000022028.html »

11 Oct 2006

La Scala's Risky Choice of Conductor Pays Off in `Don Giovanni'

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=akR3EdJ8iIfo&refer=muse »

09 Oct 2006

“A voice so beautiful, it will break your heart.”

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2006/10/a_voice_so_beau.php »

08 Oct 2006

Joan Henkelmann can't carry a tune, but she still thinks opera is pretty grand

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/features/20061008-9999-lz1a08view.html »

08 Oct 2006

Opera performance bogged down to point of distraction

http://www.azstarnet.com/accent/150191 »

08 Oct 2006

For Opera Companies, Architecture Is Destiny

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/08/arts/music/08tomm.html »

08 Oct 2006

Die Soldaten, Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum, Germany

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/4170292e-5565-11db-acba-0000779e2340.html »

05 Oct 2006

‘Faust' Cleans Up Its Act

http://www.nysun.com/article/41008 »

05 Oct 2006

Der Rosenkavalier, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/6f5e1bcc-5496-11db-901f-0000779e2340.html »

05 Oct 2006

Shostakovich Is Scaled Down After Protests From Church

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/05/arts/music/05prie.html »

05 Oct 2006

Berlin Vows to Gauge Security for Opera

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/05/AR2006100500306.html »

03 Oct 2006

San Francisco Opera Launches Podcasting Venture With Deborah Voigt Interview

http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5343.html »

03 Oct 2006

Rare Scarlatti Oratorio Resuscitated in Florence

http://www.musicalamerica.com/news/newsstory.cfm?archived=0&storyid=14692&categoryid=4&cookies=1 »

01 Oct 2006

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2384195,00.html »

01 Oct 2006

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

http://www.musicomh.com/opera/roh-lady-macbeth-2_0906.htm »

01 Oct 2006

Lyric's 'Iphigenie' a stark, psychological drama

http://metromix.chicagotribune.com/reviews/critics/mmx-g652e0h4d.7oct01,1,4302448.story »

29 Sep 2006

La Traviata

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2379957,00.html »

29 Sep 2006

Opera Cleveland puts pieces together

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/entertainment/115951945768580.xml&coll=2 »

29 Sep 2006

Opera House Hints at 'Idomeneo' Reversal

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/29/AR2006092900284.html »

29 Sep 2006

La traviata, Coliseum, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/dd83f3b0-4f0f-11db-b600-0000779e2340.html »

28 Sep 2006

Il campiello, Salle Richelieu, Paris

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/db266daa-4f0f-11db-b600-0000779e2340.html »

27 Sep 2006

The Met puts on the ritz, roaring into new season

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/entertainment/weekend/15616276.htm »

27 Sep 2006

Death of a ‘Butterfly'

http://www.nysun.com/article/40452 »

27 Sep 2006

German Leader Warns Against Censorship

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/27/AR2006092700401.html »

26 Sep 2006

Wagnerian welcome for an arts centre

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/34421da2-4d81-11db-8704-0000779e2340.html »

26 Sep 2006

Peter Gelb Era Begins at the Met

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/09/26/ap/entertainment/mainD8KCC76G0.shtml »

26 Sep 2006

Berlin opera canceled after religious threats

http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/09/26/news/germany.php »

26 Sep 2006

A Mystery Opera, Played Out on Both the Stage and the Screen

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/26/arts/music/26stad.html »

26 Sep 2006

Met's Glam Opening Has Minghella's `Butterfly,' Rufus (Update1)

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aZuI4w82v69Y&refer=muse »

25 Sep 2006

Metropolitan Opera Radio Launches on SIRIUS with Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

http://www.sirius.com »

25 Sep 2006

Kenneth Montgomery Appointed Principal Conductor of Ulster Orchestra Society

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

25 Sep 2006

The Man and His Music

http://www.russiaprofile.org/culture/2006/9/25/4440.wbp »

25 Sep 2006

A Delightful, Resourceful ‘Figaro'

http://www.nysun.com/article/40251 »

24 Sep 2006

Vienna during the Mozart Jahr

http://www.newsobserver.com/105/story/490074.html »

24 Sep 2006

First Persson singular

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/review/story/0,,1879558,00.html »

24 Sep 2006

Magical production transforms ‘Orfeo’

http://theedge.bostonherald.com/artsNews/view.bg?articleid=159032 »

24 Sep 2006

Madama Butterfly Is Ready for Her Close-Up

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/24/arts/music/24gure.html? »

23 Sep 2006

La Finta Giardiniera

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1879291,00.html »

23 Sep 2006

Revisiting a Legend

http://www.nysun.com/article/40181 »

21 Sep 2006

Lyric Opera to be back on radio!

http://www.lyricopera.org/img/news/OrchestraContract.pdf »

21 Sep 2006

A Parade of Young Talent Brightens a Gala

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/21/arts/music/21oper.html?ref=music »

21 Sep 2006

Gala Talent, New and Familiar

http://www.nysun.com/article/40117 »

21 Sep 2006

Nicole Cabell, Top Cardiff Competition Star, Sings at Barbican

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aWD52.1KmHu4&refer=muse »

21 Sep 2006

La Serenissima — Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1876595,00.html »

21 Sep 2006

La Juive, Barbican, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/000411e0-48cb-11db-a996-0000779e2340.html »

18 Sep 2006

Another Day, Another ‘Carmen'

http://www.nysun.com/article/39851 »

18 Sep 2006

Domingo, Midori, Glass Open California's New Segerstrom Hall

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aOYvyH9Iec.M&refer=muse »

16 Sep 2006

A 'King,' a 'Messiah' and a conductor

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/17/PKGI4KVHTU1.DTL&type=performance »

16 Sep 2006

He had his dark, anguished side - but he loved women and vodka too

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/features/story/0,,1874136,00.html »

16 Sep 2006

Runnicles won't renew contract with S.F. Opera

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/16/DDGJOL63271.DTL »

15 Sep 2006

Argento at Santa Fe

http://www.freenewmexican.com/news/49262.html »

15 Sep 2006

Semele, New York City Opera

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/c06d3c0c-440e-11db-8965-0000779e2340.html »

12 Sep 2006

A Relative Newcomer Makes Her Mark

http://www.nysun.com/article/39518 »

12 Sep 2006

Paris's Art-Deco Salle Pleyel Opens After Four-Year Restoration

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aL1Yp5cJKYBI&refer=muse »

12 Sep 2006

Un ballo in maschera, San Francisco

(Photo by Terrence McCarthy) By Allan Ulrich [Financial Times, 11 September 2006] Regime change in operatic duchies is never smooth, but need it always look and sound so wrenching? The first full season of David Gockley’s tenure as the San... »

11 Sep 2006

Tragic Love in a Garret, on the Brink of World War I

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/11/arts/music/11bohe.html »

09 Sep 2006

`Gaddafi' Premieres at ENO, Raises Questions of Taste, Sanity

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aI_PfbXUuznk&refer=muse »

08 Sep 2006

San Francisco Opera Opens Season with Voigt in Verdi's Ballo (and a Free Concert in Golden Gate Park)

http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5180.html »

08 Sep 2006

Auschwitz Women's Orchestra Provided a Soundtrack for Suffering

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=abA.auUM.KmE&refer=muse »

08 Sep 2006

Los Angeles Opera Is Given $6 Million for a ‘Ring’ Cycle

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/07/arts/music/07oper.html »

07 Sep 2006

The Metropolitan Opera Reaches Groundbreaking Agreements

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

06 Sep 2006

All 22 Mozart Stage Works for TV and DVD

http://www.operatoday.com/documents/Mozart_22_Unitel_Classica Press Release.pdf »

05 Sep 2006

Le retour de l'opéra français

http://www.lefigaro.fr/culture/20060905.FIG000000154_le_retour_de_l_opera_francais.html »

05 Sep 2006

Meet the iTunes Wannabes

http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/sep2006/tc20060905_083985.htm?campaign_id=rss_null »

04 Sep 2006

Science Says Kandinsky Was Right - Paintings Can Be Heard

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=50968 »

04 Sep 2006

Opernsängerin Astrid Varnay gestorben

http://www.spiegel.de/kultur/musik/0,1518,435155,00.html »

03 Sep 2006

The Magic Flute -- Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1863246,00.html »

01 Sep 2006

The Mysterious Wagner Archive in Hitler's Bayreuth Residence

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=apM5OhFrX7Zo&refer=muse »

30 Aug 2006

How Mozart's Librettist Lost His Teeth, Ended Up in Manhattan

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aKgsw1AgkX4Y&refer=muse »

25 Aug 2006

Septembre musical de l'Orne, entre Mozart et aujourd'hui

http://www.lefigaro.fr/culture/20060825.FIG000000150_septembre_musical_de_l_orne_entre_mozart_et_aujourd_hui.html »

25 Aug 2006

Anna Netrebko : voix large, taille fine

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-806396@51-806459,0.html »

25 Aug 2006

Blick auf den ganzen Mozart

http://www.merkur-online.de/nachrichten/kultur/kunstakt/art282,704266.html »

25 Aug 2006

Six of the best

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/features/story/0,,1857390,00.html »

25 Aug 2006

An Opera That Delivered a Eureka Moment to Mozart

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/25/arts/music/25idom.html? »

25 Aug 2006

Edinburgh Festival Stages World Premiere of Stuart MacRae's Opera The Assassin Tree

http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/print/5124.html »

25 Aug 2006

What the Santa Fe Opera means to New Yorkers

http://www.thevillager.com/villager_173/cliveon.html »

19 Aug 2006

Lorenzo Da Ponte: The Adventures of Mozart's Librettist in the Old and New Worlds

http://living.scotsman.com/books.cfm?id=1214262006 »

13 Aug 2006

Organisier' dir dein Vergnügen wo immer!

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=578263 »

13 Aug 2006

Amid beggars and a divided society, it's back to the cabaret years for Berlin

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,13509-2311861,00.html »

13 Aug 2006

L’italiana in Algeri, Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro, Italy

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/10d4ea90-2af2-11db-b77c-0000779e2340.html »

13 Aug 2006

Edinburgh International Festival Opens Tonight With Elektra

http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/print/5048.html »

07 Aug 2006

Mozart’s Singspiels and ‘The Magic Flute’ at the Salzburg Festival

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/07/arts/music/07flut.html »

07 Aug 2006

Giulio Cesare — Glyndebourne

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1838690,00.html »

07 Aug 2006

Giulio Cesare, Glyndebourne Festival, UK

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/28e91354-2633-11db-afa1-0000779e2340.html »

06 Aug 2006

In Santa Fe, bold new 'Tempest,' basic 'Carmen'

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/entertainment/weekend/15198093.htm »

06 Aug 2006

Orlando, Wilton's Music Hall, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article1216381.ece »

06 Aug 2006

Star stuck in a dog’s life

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2090-2298697,00.html »

05 Aug 2006

A Light Mozart Opera Refitted With a Hard Edge

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/05/arts/music/05cosi.html?ref=arts »

05 Aug 2006

Thomas Adès' American premiere of 'Tempest' opera is a magical marvel of sound

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/08/05/DDGFSKAUKS1.DTL »

04 Aug 2006

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Opera Singer, Dies at 90

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/04/arts/music/04schwarzkopf.html »

03 Aug 2006

‘Tristan’ in Bayreuth: Classic Passions in Modern Dress

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/03/arts/music/03tris.html »

03 Aug 2006

Krassimira Stoyanova — Aus Liebe zum Einzigartigen

http://www.orpheusoper.de/pdf/Titelinterview%20%207+8.pdf »

03 Aug 2006

Sängerin Elisabeth Schwarzkopf gestorben

http://www.faz.net/s/RubF7538E273FAA4006925CC36BB8AFE338/Doc~E5CC0300583384864BFF7753274CF71A6~ATpl~Ecommon~Scontent.html »

02 Aug 2006

RealNetworks Mates With Mozilla

http://www.forbes.com/2006/08/01/internet-real-mozilla_cx_lh_0802real.html »

01 Aug 2006

"Geköpft, gehangen, gespießt auf Stangen" Reinsberg. Mozarts "Entführung" in der Burgarena.

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=575533 »

01 Aug 2006

From Majesty to Contemplation to Mystery

http://www.nysun.com/article/37055 »

01 Aug 2006

Alagna’s antics spoil the show

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/c3dd75ec-20b8-11db-8b3e-0000779e2340.html »

31 Jul 2006

Patrizia Ciofi embrase Orange

http://www.lefigaro.fr/culture/20060731.FIG000000024_patrizia_ciofi_embrase_orange.html »

30 Jul 2006

Daniel Harding: Conducting his life with brio

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1833325,00.html »

30 Jul 2006

Deutsche Genies kann man nicht lieben

http://www.welt.de/data/2006/07/29/978214.html »

30 Jul 2006

He Wrote the Words

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/30/books/review/30marshall.html?ref=music »

30 Jul 2006

A Little-Known Opera That Was Fit for a Prince

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/30/arts/music/30holl.html »

30 Jul 2006

Boris Godunov — Royal Opera House, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1832968,00.html »

30 Jul 2006

Boris Godunov

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2289963,00.html »

30 Jul 2006

Une nouvelle maison Mozart

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-799609@51-791987,0.html »

30 Jul 2006

Bayreuth: Nothung im Telegrafenmast

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=575140 »

30 Jul 2006

Holender kritisiert "unverschämte" Kartenpreise

http://derstandard.at/?id=2534113 »

28 Jul 2006

Figaro: Trauung und Triebe - da gibt's nichts zu lachen!

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=574787 »

28 Jul 2006

Wagner, a Musical Olympian, and CD’s of His Gods From ‘The Ring’

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/28/arts/music/28wagn.html »

28 Jul 2006

The Fiery Angel, ROH, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1831950,00.html »

27 Jul 2006

Glimmerglass world premiere: Fine ensemble singing from large cast

http://www.theithacajournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060727/ENTERTAINMENT03/607270323/1082/ »

27 Jul 2006

Salzburg Boos Future Festival Director Flimm for `Lucio Silla'

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=ankKio.d8zzw&refer=culture »

27 Jul 2006

Night of sultry Spanish style

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?view=DETAILS&grid=P8&xml=/arts/2006/07/27/bmproms27.xml »

27 Jul 2006

Das Rheingold, Bayreuth

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/10979c84-1d8d-11db-bf06-0000779e2340.html »

27 Jul 2006

EMI and Warner Music shelve bids

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/1bde5a0a-1ce4-11db-9780-0000779e2340,_i_nbePage=bbb5d774-d441-11da-a357-0000779e2340.html »

26 Jul 2006

Lucio Silla: Diktator oder Weichei? Alles eins!

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=574576 »

26 Jul 2006

How Mariinsky's Maestro Saved the Day for Opera Holland Park

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aPKv12c0DPaY&refer=culture »

26 Jul 2006

Glimmerglass' 'Greater Good' isn't either one

http://timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=502436&category=ARTS&newsdate=7/25/2006 »

24 Jul 2006

Katerina Izmaylova

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2283455,00.html »

24 Jul 2006

`Betrothal' Shines at Glyndebourne for Quality of the Singing

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=a4AaLIpYWddw&refer=home »

24 Jul 2006

‘Tancredi,’ a Neglected Work, Recalled With Care at Caramoor

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/24/arts/music/24cara.html »

24 Jul 2006

Salzburg im TV: Wie wird die Netrebko-Show?

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=573910 »

22 Jul 2006

The Nose

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2280131,00.html »

20 Jul 2006

Ingeniously staged, well-sung ‘Barber of Seville' at Glimmerglass

http://www.theithacajournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060720/ENTERTAINMENT03/607200306/1082 »

20 Jul 2006

Previews: Betrothal in a Monastery, Glyndebourne, East Sussex

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article1187667.ece »

20 Jul 2006

Salzburg rüstet sich für Rekord-Festspiele

http://www.merkur-online.de/nachrichten/kultur/kunstakt/art282,692188.html »

20 Jul 2006

Sovereign sound

http://www.timeout.com/newyork/Details.do?page=1&xyurl=xyl://TONYWebArticles1/564/music_classical/sovereign_sound.xml »

20 Jul 2006

'The only star here is dead'

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/features/story/0,,1824738,00.html »

19 Jul 2006

The Russians Are Coming: Kirov, Bolshoi to Compete in London

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=awZg7zp4Zs_A&refer=culture »

14 Jul 2006

Opera Throws Farewell Fest; Artists Hit Streets: Munich Outings

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aQZ0y6s28ntU&refer=culture »

14 Jul 2006

Don Pasquale, Royal Opera House, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/4a0e669a-1294-11db-aecf-0000779e2340.html »

13 Jul 2006

Castrato is heard from the grave

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,23569-2267386,00.html »

13 Jul 2006

Armide at Buxton

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1818939,00.html »

10 Jul 2006

Will Crutchfield's 'Bel Canto at Caramoor' Gives the Potential of the Voice and the Possibilities of the Style

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/10/arts/music/10cara.html »

10 Jul 2006

Turandot — Royal Opera House, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1816844,00.html »

10 Jul 2006

Hugh Macdonald prepares performing edition for Eduard Lalo's previously unperformed opera Fiesque

http://news-info.wustl.edu/news/page/normal/7385.html »

10 Jul 2006

The Beast Who Became an Opera — Lincoln Center Festival 2006

http://www.nysun.com/article/35665 »

10 Jul 2006

Going Out in St. Petersburg: Mantegna Loans, `Godunov' Turmoil

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aZhFoBuLz3do&refer=culture »

08 Jul 2006

Central City's "Poppea" skips the easy listening

http://www.denverpost.com/entertainment/ci_4016226 »

08 Jul 2006

Celebrating a trailblazing mezzo-soprano

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/living/articles/2006/07/07/celebrating_a_trailblazing_mezzo_soprano/ »

05 Jul 2006

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Was Ferrier of Our Era: Norman Lebrecht

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aP6y.wYP9on4&refer=culture »

05 Jul 2006

Aix-en-Provence Festival Begins Its First Ring Cycle

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/05/arts/05aix.html »

05 Jul 2006

Fidelio, Glyndebourne Festival, Sussex

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/773f5d04-0b7d-11db-b97f-0000779e2340.html »

05 Jul 2006

Mozart's `Magic Flute' in Tedious Drag Draws Loud Boos at Aix

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aDNoxbCV9jrM&refer=culture »

05 Jul 2006

City Opera, After Frustrating Year, Still Longs for New Home

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/04/arts/music/04oper.html?_r=1&oref=slogin »

04 Jul 2006

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Singer of Bach, Handel, Dies at 52

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=ayHyDEQkfCvM&refer=culture »

02 Jul 2006

Sturm und Drang, daß die Fetzen fliegen

http://www.wams.de/data/2006/07/02/940723.html »

02 Jul 2006

Opera review: ‘Carmen’ opens season with passion, high drama

http://www.freenewmexican.com/news/45820.html »

02 Jul 2006

The Dreams and Drama of Two Unconventional Operas

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/02/arts/music/02tomm.html »

30 Jun 2006

At Valencia's Flashy New Opera House, A Battle Over Flashy Business Expenses

http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/4833.html »