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Written on Skin: Royal Opera House

800 years ago, every book was a precious treasure - ‘written on skin’. In George Benjamin’s and Martin Crimp’s 2012 opera, Written on Skin, modern-day archivists search for one such artefact: a legendary 12th-century illustrated vanity project, commissioned by an unnamed Protector to record and celebrate his power. Under the neon-glare of laboratory strip-lights, the scientists and literary archeologists rout through the relics, scrape away palimpsests, shatter the printing presses, and uncover a shocking tale of violence, sex, suicide and cannibalism. ‘Strip the cities of brick,’ they cry; ‘Cancel all flights from the international airport.’ Yet, despite its ‘distance’ - both historical and aesthetic - this disturbing juxtaposition of innocence and monstrosity unsettles and seeps into our modern consciousness, like ink staining parchment.

Madama Butterfly at Staatsoper im Schiller Theater

It was like a “Date Night” at Staatsoper unter den Linden with its return of Eike Gramss’ 2012 production of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. While I entered the Schiller Theater, the many young couples venturing to the opera together, and emerging afterwards all lovey-dovey and moved by Puccini’s melodramatic romance, encouraged me to think more positively about the future of opera.

It’s the end of the world as we know it: Hannigan & Rattle sing of Death

For the Late Night concert after the Saturday series, fifteen Berliners backed up Barbara Hannigan in yet another adventurous collaboration on a modern rarity with Simon Rattle. I was completely unfamiliar with the French composer, but the performance tonight made me fall in love with Gérard Grisey’s sensually disintegrating soundscape Quatre chants pour franchir le seuil, or “Fours Songs to cross the Threshold”.

A Vocally Extravagant Saturday Night with Berliner Philharmoniker

One of the things I love about the Philharmonie in Berlin, is the normalcy of musical excellence week after week. Very few venues can pull off with such illuminating star wattage. Michael Schade, Anne Schwanewilms, and Barbara Hannigan performed in two concerts with two larger-than-life conductors Thielemann and Rattle. We were taken on three thrilling adventures.

Les Troyens at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago’s original and superbly cast production of Hector Berlioz’s Les Troyens has provided the musical public with a treasured opportunity to appreciate one of the great operatic achievements of the nineteenth century.

Merry Christmas, Stephen Leacock

The Little Opera Company opened its 21st season by championing its own, as it presented the world premiere of Winnipeg composer Neil Weisensel’s Merry Christmas, Stephen Leacock.

Bampton Classical Opera 2017

In 2015, Bampton Classical Opera’s production of Salieri’s La grotta di Trofonio - a UK premiere - received well-deserved accolades: ‘a revelation ... the music is magnificent’ (Seen and Heard International), ‘giddily exciting, propelled by wit, charm and bags of joy’ (The Spectator), ‘lively, inventive ... a joy from start to finish’ (The Oxford Times), ‘They have done Salieri proud’ (The Arts Desk) and ‘an enthusiastic performance of riotously spirited music’ (Opera Britannia) were just some of the superlative compliments festooned by the critical press.

The nature of narropera?

How many singers does it take to make an opera? There are single-role operas - Schönberg’s Erwartung (1924) and Eight Songs for a Mad King by Peter Maxwell Davies (1969) spring immediately to mind - and there are operas that just require a pair of performers, such as Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart i Salieri (1897) or The Telephone by Menotti (1947).

A Christmas Festival: La Nuova Musica at St John's Smith Square

Now in its 31st year, the 2016 Christmas Festival at St John’s Smith Square has offered sixteen concerts performed by diverse ensembles, among them: the choirs of King’s College, London and Merton College, Oxford; Christchurch Cathedral Choir, Oxford; The Gesualdo Six; The Cardinall’s Musick; The Tallis Scholars; the choirs of Trinity College and Clare College, Cambridge; Tenebrae; Polyphony and the Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightment.

Fleming's Farewell to London: Der Rosenkavalier at the ROH

As 2016 draws to a close, we stand on the cusp of a post-Europe, pre-Trump world. Perhaps we will look back on current times with the nostalgic romanticism of Richard Strauss’s 1911 paean to past glories, comforts and certainties: Der Rosenkavalier.

Loft Opera’s Macbeth: Go for the Singing, Not the Experience

Ah, Loft Opera. It’s part of the experience to wander down many dark streets, confused and lost, in a part of Brooklyn you’ve never been. It is that exclusive—you can’t even find the performance!

A clipped Walküre in Amsterdam

Let’s start by getting a couple of gripes out of the way. First, the final act of Die Walküre does not constitute a full-length concert, even with a distinguished cast and orchestra, and with animated drawings fluttering on a giant screen.

A Leonard Bernstein Delight

When you combine two charismatic New York stage divas with the artistry of Los Angeles Opera, you have a mix that explodes into singing, dancing and an evening of superb entertainment.

An English Winter Journey

Roderick Williams’ and Julius Drake’s English Winter Journey seems such a perfect concept that one wonders why no one had previously thought of compiling a sequence of 24 songs by English composers to mirror, complement and discourse with Schubert’s song-cycle of love and loss.

History Repeating Itself: Prokofiev’s Semyon Kotko, Amsterdam Concertgebouw

A historical afternoon at the NTR Saturday Matinee occurred with an epic concert version of Prokofiev’s Soviet Opera Semyon Kotko.

L’amour de loin at the Metropolitan Opera

Opening night at the Metropolitan is a gleeful occasion even when the composer is long gone, but December 1st was an opening for a living composer who has been making waves around the world and is, gasp, a woman — the second woman composer ever to have an opera presented at the Met.

Battles administration neglects FLO’s assets by defunding the program

The college administration and President Denise Battles’ recent decision to defund the Finger Lakes Opera came as a shock to many and a concern to more. This decision reflects the administration’s blatant disregard for the arts and reveals a mindset that is counterproductive to the mission of the college.

Early Swedish opera - Stenhammer world premiere

The Feast at Solhaug : Henrik Ibsen's play Gildet paa Solhaug (1856) inspired Wilhelm Stenhammer's opera Gillet på Solhaug. The world premiere recording is now available via Sterling CD, in a 3 disc set which includes full libretto and background history.

La finta giardiniera at the Royal College of Music

For an opera that has never quite made it over the threshold into the ‘canonical’, the adolescent Mozart’s La finta giardiniera has not done badly of late for productions in the UK. In 2014, Glyndebourne presented Frederic Wake-Walker’s take on the eighteen-year-old’s dramma giocoso. Wake-Walker turned the romantic shenanigans and skirmishes into a debate on the nature of reality, in which the director tore off layers of theatrical artifice in order to answer Auden’s rhetorical question, ‘O tell me the truth about love’.

Lust for Revenge: Barenboim and Herlitzius fire up Strauss’s Elektra in Berlin

As the German language describes so beautifully, a “Schrei aus tiefstem Herzen” was felt as Evelyn Herlitzius channelled an Elektra from the depths of her soul.


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The nature of narropera?

How many singers does it take to make an opera? There are single-role operas - Schönberg’s Erwartung (1924) and Eight Songs for a Mad King by Peter Maxwell Davies (1969) spring immediately to mind - and there are operas that just require a pair of performers, such as Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart i Salieri (1897) or How many singers does it take to make an opera? There are single-role operas - Schönberg’s Erwartung (1924) and Eight Songs for a Mad King by Peter Maxwell Davies (1969) spring immediately to mind - and there are operas that just require a pair of performers, such as Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart i Salieri (1897) or The Telephone by Menotti (1947). The Telephone by Menotti (1947).  »

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29 Oct 2006

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27 Oct 2006

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27 Oct 2006

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26 Oct 2006

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26 Oct 2006

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25 Oct 2006

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25 Oct 2006

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25 Oct 2006

A minimalist opera now too smoothed over

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25 Oct 2006

Kitsch Operetta Has Audience Singing Along at Paris's Chatelet

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25 Oct 2006

La bohème, Royal Opera House, London

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24 Oct 2006

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24 Oct 2006

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24 Oct 2006

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24 Oct 2006

'Corinth,' a Rossini Relic Given a New Polish

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24 Oct 2006

A 'Caligula' who speaks to our many demons

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23 Oct 2006

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23 Oct 2006

Deborah Voigt Shimmies, Thrills in `Salome' at Chicago Lyric

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23 Oct 2006

Onstage and On Screen, A Nevsky Immersion

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22 Oct 2006

A Diva Reborn

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22 Oct 2006

Maria Stuarda, Staatsoper Berlin

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/894c0f32-6065-11db-a716-0000779e2340.html »

21 Oct 2006

Gérard Mortier will nach Paris keine große Oper mehr leiten

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21 Oct 2006

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21 Oct 2006

Theodora

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21 Oct 2006

Frost presents a bracing slice of American operas

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21 Oct 2006

Soprano is a rising star

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21 Oct 2006

Bloodthirsty mythology

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20 Oct 2006

`Bird of Night' Is Hobbled by Patchy Libretto, Plodding Score

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19 Oct 2006

Theodora

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19 Oct 2006

Anna Russell, Comic Who Made Fun of Richard Wagner, Dies at 94

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19 Oct 2006

Theodora, Barbican Hall, London

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19 Oct 2006

Giulio Cesare, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris

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19 Oct 2006

City Opera’s Great Innovator Returns, Baton at the Ready

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19 Oct 2006

Berlioz's `Troyens' Has Battles, Wooden Horse at Paris Opera

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18 Oct 2006

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18 Oct 2006

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

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17 Oct 2006

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17 Oct 2006

Carter's Latest Gets Friendly Reception

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17 Oct 2006

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17 Oct 2006

Mozart Opera celebration, Royal Opera House, London

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15 Oct 2006

A bold step in the right direction

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15 Oct 2006

Cosi Fan Tutte — Glyndebourne

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15 Oct 2006

Mehr darf man nicht verlangen

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13 Oct 2006

Tobias and the Angel

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12 Oct 2006

Grand Ambitions

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11 Oct 2006

An afternoon at the opera

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11 Oct 2006

Un monument de Berlioz

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11 Oct 2006

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

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09 Oct 2006

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

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08 Oct 2006

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

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08 Oct 2006

Opera performance bogged down to point of distraction

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08 Oct 2006

For Opera Companies, Architecture Is Destiny

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08 Oct 2006

Die Soldaten, Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum, Germany

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05 Oct 2006

‘Faust' Cleans Up Its Act

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05 Oct 2006

Der Rosenkavalier, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

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05 Oct 2006

Shostakovich Is Scaled Down After Protests From Church

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05 Oct 2006

Berlin Vows to Gauge Security for Opera

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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

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

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01 Oct 2006

Lyric's 'Iphigenie' a stark, psychological drama

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29 Sep 2006

La Traviata

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29 Sep 2006

Opera Cleveland puts pieces together

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29 Sep 2006

Opera House Hints at 'Idomeneo' Reversal

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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

Wagnerian welcome for an arts centre

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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

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)

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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'

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’

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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

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23 Sep 2006

Revisiting a Legend

http://www.nysun.com/article/40181 »

21 Sep 2006

Lyric Opera to be back on radio!

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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

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16 Sep 2006

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

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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

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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

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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)

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/ »