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On The Death of Klinghoffer

This is a revised version of my review of the Sept 5th 1991American premiere of The Death of Klinghoffer, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The opera was first performed at Brussels’ La Monnaie the previous spring.

Anna Netrebko, now a dramatic soprano, shines in the Met’s dark and murky ‘Macbeth’

The former lyric soprano holds up well — and survives the intrusive close-up camerawork of the ‘Live in HD’ transmission

Arizona Opera Presents First Mariachi Opera

Houston Grand Opera commissioned Cruzar la Cara de la Luna from composer José “Pepe” Martínez, music director of Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, who wrote the text together with Broadway and opera director Leonard Foglia. The work had its world premier in 2010. Since then, it has traveled to several cities including Paris, Chicago, and San Diego.

Plácido Domingo: I due Foscari, London

“Why should I go to hear Plácido Domingo” someone said when Verdi’s I due Foscari was announced by the Royal Opera House. There are very good reasons for doing so.

Philip Glass’s The Trial

Music Theatre Wales presented the world premiere of Philip Glass’s The Trial (Kafka) last night at the Linbury, Royal Opera House. Music Theatre Wales started doing Glass in 1989. Their production of Glass’s In the Penal Colony in 2010 was such a success that Glass conceived The Trial specially for the company.

Joyce DiDonato: Alcina, Barbican, London

To say that the English Concert’s performance of Handel’s Alcina at the Barbican on 10 October 2014 was hotly anticipated would be an understatement. Sold out for weeks, the performance capitalised on the draw of its two principals Joyce DiDonato and Alice Coote and generated the sort of buzz which the work did at its premiere.

Un ballo in maschera in San Francisco

The subject is regicide, a hot topic during the Italian risorgimento when the Italian peninsula was in the grip of the Hapsburgs, the Bourbons, the House of Savoy and the Pontiff of the Catholic Church.

A New Don Giovanni and Anniversary at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago opened its sixtieth anniversary season with a new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni directed by Artistic Director of the Goodman Theater, Robert Falls.

Grande messe des morts, LSO

It was a little over two years ago that I heard Sir Colin Davis conduct the Berlioz Requiem in St Paul’s Cathedral; it was the last time I heard — or indeed saw — him conduct his beloved and loving London Symphony Orchestra.

Guillaume Tell, Welsh National Opera

Part of their Liberty or Death season along with Rossini’s Mose in Egitto and Bizet’s Carmen, Welsh National Opera performed David Pountney’s new production of Rossini’s Guillaume Tell (seen 4 October 2014).

Mose in Egitto, Welsh National Opera

Welsh National Opera’s production of Rossini’s Mose in Egitto was the second of two Rossini operas (the other is Guillaume Tell) performed in tandem for their autumn tour.

L’incoronazione di Poppea, Barbican Hall

In Monteverdi’s first Venetian opera, Il Ritorno d’Ulisse (1641), Penelope’s patient devotion as she waits for the return of her beloved Ulysses culminates in the triumph of love and faithfulness; in contrast, in L’incoronazione di Poppea it is the eponymous Queen’s lust, passion and ambition that prevail.

Rameau’s Les Paladins, Wigmore Hall

After the triumphs of love, the surprises: Les Paladins, under their director Jérôme Correas, and soprano Sandrine Piau are following their tour of material from their 2011 CD, ‘Le Triomphe de L’amour’, with a new amatory arrangement.

Puccini : The Girl of the Golden West, ENO London

At the ENO, Puccini's La fanciulla del West becomes The Girl of the Golden West. Hearing this opera in English instead of Italian has its advantages, While we can still hear the exotic, Italianate Madama Butterfly fantasies in the orchestra, in English, we're closer to the original pot-boiler melodrama. Madama Biutterfly is premier cru: The Girl of the Golden West veers closer, at times, to hokum. The new ENO production gets round the implausibility of the plot by engaging with its natural innocence.

Anna Caterina Antonacci, Wigmore Hall, London

Presenting a well-structured and characterful programme, Italian soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci demonstrated her prowess in both soprano and mezzo repertoire in this Wigmore Hall recital, performing European works from the early years of the twentieth century. Assuredly accompanied by her regular pianist Donald Sulzen, Antonacci was self-composed and calm of manner, but also evinced a warmly engaging stage presence throughout.

Il barbiere di Siviglia, Royal Opera

Bold, bright and brash, Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s Il barbiere di Siviglia tells its story clearly in complementary primary colours.

Gluck and Bertoni at Bampton

Bampton Classical Opera’s 2014 double bill neatly balanced drollery and gravity. Rectifying the apparent prevailing indifference to the 300th centenary of Christoph Willibald Gluck birth, Bampton offered a sharp, witty production of the composer’s Il Parnaso confuso, pairing this ‘festa teatrale’ with Ferdinando Bertoni’s more sombre Orfeo.

Purcell: A Retrospective

Harry Christophers and The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra launched the Wigmore Hall’s two-year series, ‘Purcell: A Retrospective’, in splendid style. Flexibility, buoyancy and transparency were the watchwords.

Mahler: Symphony no.3 — Prom 73

It would be unfair, but one could summarise this concert with the words, ‘Senator, you’re no Leonard Bernstein.’

Los Angeles Opera Opens with La traviata

On September 13, Los Angeles Opera opened its 2014-2015 season with a revival of Marta Domingo’s updated, Art Deco staging of Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata. It starred Nino Machaidze as Violetta, Arturo Chácon-Cruz as Alfredo, and Plácido Domingo as Giorgio Germont. The conductor was Music Director James Conlon.


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03 Oct 2006

San Francisco Opera Launches Podcasting Venture With Deborah Voigt Interview

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03 Oct 2006

Rare Scarlatti Oratorio Resuscitated in Florence

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01 Oct 2006

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

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01 Oct 2006

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01 Oct 2006

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29 Sep 2006

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29 Sep 2006

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29 Sep 2006

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29 Sep 2006

La traviata, Coliseum, London

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28 Sep 2006

Il campiello, Salle Richelieu, Paris

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27 Sep 2006

The Met puts on the ritz, roaring into new season

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27 Sep 2006

Death of a ‘Butterfly'

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27 Sep 2006

German Leader Warns Against Censorship

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26 Sep 2006

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26 Sep 2006

Peter Gelb Era Begins at the Met

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26 Sep 2006

Berlin opera canceled after religious threats

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26 Sep 2006

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

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26 Sep 2006

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

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25 Sep 2006

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

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25 Sep 2006

Kenneth Montgomery Appointed Principal Conductor of Ulster Orchestra Society

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25 Sep 2006

The Man and His Music

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25 Sep 2006

A Delightful, Resourceful ‘Figaro'

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24 Sep 2006

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24 Sep 2006

First Persson singular

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24 Sep 2006

Magical production transforms ‘Orfeo’

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24 Sep 2006

Madama Butterfly Is Ready for Her Close-Up

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23 Sep 2006

La Finta Giardiniera

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23 Sep 2006

Revisiting a Legend

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21 Sep 2006

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21 Sep 2006

A Parade of Young Talent Brightens a Gala

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21 Sep 2006

Gala Talent, New and Familiar

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21 Sep 2006

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21 Sep 2006

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21 Sep 2006

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18 Sep 2006

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18 Sep 2006

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16 Sep 2006

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16 Sep 2006

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16 Sep 2006

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15 Sep 2006

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15 Sep 2006

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12 Sep 2006

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12 Sep 2006

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12 Sep 2006

Un ballo in maschera, San Francisco

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11 Sep 2006

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

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09 Sep 2006

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

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08 Sep 2006

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

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08 Sep 2006

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08 Sep 2006

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07 Sep 2006

The Metropolitan Opera Reaches Groundbreaking Agreements

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06 Sep 2006

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05 Sep 2006

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05 Sep 2006

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04 Sep 2006

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04 Sep 2006

Opernsängerin Astrid Varnay gestorben

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03 Sep 2006

The Magic Flute -- Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

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01 Sep 2006

The Mysterious Wagner Archive in Hitler's Bayreuth Residence

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30 Aug 2006

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

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25 Aug 2006

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

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25 Aug 2006

Anna Netrebko : voix large, taille fine

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25 Aug 2006

Blick auf den ganzen Mozart

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25 Aug 2006

Six of the best

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25 Aug 2006

An Opera That Delivered a Eureka Moment to Mozart

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25 Aug 2006

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

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25 Aug 2006

What the Santa Fe Opera means to New Yorkers

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19 Aug 2006

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

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13 Aug 2006

Organisier' dir dein Vergnügen wo immer!

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13 Aug 2006

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

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13 Aug 2006

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

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13 Aug 2006

Edinburgh International Festival Opens Tonight With Elektra

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07 Aug 2006

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

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07 Aug 2006

Giulio Cesare — Glyndebourne

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07 Aug 2006

Giulio Cesare, Glyndebourne Festival, UK

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06 Aug 2006

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

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06 Aug 2006

Orlando, Wilton's Music Hall, London

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06 Aug 2006

Star stuck in a dog’s life

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05 Aug 2006

A Light Mozart Opera Refitted With a Hard Edge

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05 Aug 2006

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

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04 Aug 2006

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Opera Singer, Dies at 90

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03 Aug 2006

‘Tristan’ in Bayreuth: Classic Passions in Modern Dress

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03 Aug 2006

Krassimira Stoyanova — Aus Liebe zum Einzigartigen

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Sängerin Elisabeth Schwarzkopf gestorben

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02 Aug 2006

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01 Aug 2006

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

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01 Aug 2006

From Majesty to Contemplation to Mystery

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01 Aug 2006

Alagna’s antics spoil the show

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31 Jul 2006

Patrizia Ciofi embrase Orange

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30 Jul 2006

Daniel Harding: Conducting his life with brio

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30 Jul 2006

Deutsche Genies kann man nicht lieben

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30 Jul 2006

He Wrote the Words

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30 Jul 2006

A Little-Known Opera That Was Fit for a Prince

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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

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30 Jul 2006

Une nouvelle maison Mozart

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30 Jul 2006

Bayreuth: Nothung im Telegrafenmast

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30 Jul 2006

Holender kritisiert "unverschämte" Kartenpreise

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28 Jul 2006

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

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28 Jul 2006

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

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28 Jul 2006

The Fiery Angel, ROH, London

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27 Jul 2006

Glimmerglass world premiere: Fine ensemble singing from large cast

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27 Jul 2006

Salzburg Boos Future Festival Director Flimm for `Lucio Silla'

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27 Jul 2006

Night of sultry Spanish style

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27 Jul 2006

Das Rheingold, Bayreuth

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27 Jul 2006

EMI and Warner Music shelve bids

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26 Jul 2006

Lucio Silla: Diktator oder Weichei? Alles eins!

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26 Jul 2006

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

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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 »

26 Jun 2006

Soile Isokoski / Marita Viitasalo — Wigmore Hall, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1806142,00.html »

26 Jun 2006

Weill Double Bill, Opéra national de Lyon

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/5402464a-0532-11db-9b9e-0000779e2340.html »

26 Jun 2006

Mark Morris Talks About Purcell, Making Opera Sexy at the ENO

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aUfJaar5liKc&refer=culture »

20 Jun 2006

Rigoletto

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2232683,00.html »

20 Jun 2006

Heine and Schumann — Wigmore Hall, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1801326,00.html »

20 Jun 2006

Nixon in China — Coliseum, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1800858,00.html »