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Salome in Salzburg

A Romeo Castellucci production is always news, it is even bigger news just now in Salzburg where Lithuanian soprano Asmik Grigorian has made her debut as the fifteen year-old Salome.

Vaughan Williams Dona nobis pacem - BBC Prom 41

Prom 41 at the Royal Albert Hall, London, with Edward Gardner conducting the BBCSO in Vaughan Williams's Dona nobis pacem, Elgar's Cello Concerto (Jean-Guihen Queyras) and Lili Boulanger . Extremely perceptive performances that revealed deep insight, far more profound than the ostensible "1918" theme

Lisbon under ashes - rediscovered Portuguese Baroque

In 1755, Lisbon was destroyed, first by a massive earthquake, then by a tsunami pouring in from the Atlantic, then by fire and civil unrest. The scale of the disaster is almost unimaginable today. The centre of the Portuguese Empire, with treasures from India, Africa, Brazil and beyond, was never to recover. The royal palaces, with their libraries and priceless collections, were annihilated.

John Wilson brings Broadway to South Kensington: West Side Story at the BBC Proms

There were two, equal ‘stars’ of this performance of the authorised concert version of Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story at the Royal Albert Hall: ‘Lenny’ himself, whose vibrant score - by turns glossy and edgy - truly shone, and conductor John Wilson, who made it gleam, and who made us listen afresh and intently to every coloristic detail and toe-tapping, twisting rhythm.

Prom 36: Webern, Mahler, and Wagner

One of the joys of writing regularly – sometimes, just sometimes, I think too regularly – about performance has been the transformation, both conscious and unconscious, of my scholarship.

Glyndebourne announces new Artistic Director

Stephen Langridge has been appointed Artistic Director of Glyndebourne. Stephen is currently Director for Opera and Drama at Gothenburg Opera, Sweden, a role he has occupied for five years. He will take up his new role at Glyndebourne in spring 2019.

Prom 33: Thea Musgrave, Phoenix Rising, and Johannes Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem, op.45

I am not sure I could find much of a connection between the two works on offer here. They offered ‘contrast’ of a sort, I suppose, yet not in a meaningful way such as I could discern.

Gianni Schicchi by Oberlin in Italy

It’s an all too rare pleasure to see Puccini’s only comedy as a stand alone opera. And more so when it is a careful production that uncovers the all too often overlooked musical and dramatic subtleties that abound in Puccini’s last opera.

Sarah Connolly and Joseph Middleton journey through the night at Cadogan Hall

The mood in the city is certainly soporific at the moment, as the blistering summer heat takes its toll and the thermometer shows no signs of falling. Fittingly, mezzo-soprano Dame Sarah Connolly and pianist Joseph Middleton presented a recital of English song settings united by the poetic themes of night, sleep, dreams and nightmares, juxtaposing masterpieces of the early-twentieth-century alongside new works by Mark-Anthony Turnage and Australian composer Lisa Illean, and two ‘long-lost’ songs by Britten.

Vanessa: Keith Warner's Glyndebourne production exposes truths and tragedies

“His child! It must not be born!” Keith Warner’s new production of Samuel Barber’s Vanessa for Glyndebourne Festival Opera makes two births, one intimated, the other aborted, the driving force of the tragedy which consumes two women, Vanessa and her niece Erika, rivals for the same young man, Anatol, son of Vanessa’s former lover.

Rollicking Rossini in Santa Fe

Santa Fe Opera welcomed home a winningly animated production of L’Italiana in Algeri this season that utterly delighted a vociferously responsive audience.

Rock solid Strauss Salomé- Salzburg

Richard Strauss Salomé from the Salzburg Festival, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst, a powerful interpretation of an opera which defies easy answers, performed and produced with such distinction thast it suceeds on every level. The words "Te saxa Loquuntur" (The stones are speaking to you) are projected onto the stage. Salzburg regulars will recognize this as a reference to the rock foundations on which part of the city is built, and the traditions of excellence the Festival represents. In this opera, the characters talk at cross-purposes, hearing without understanding. The phrase suggests that what might not be explicitly spoken might have much to reveal.

Prom 26: Dido and Cleopatra – Queens of Fascination

In this, her Proms debut, Anna Prohaska offered something akin to a cantata of two queens, complementary and contrasted: Dido and Cleopatra. Returning in a sense to her ‘early music’ roots – her career has always been far richer, more varied, but that world has always played an important part – she collaborated with the Italian ‘period’ ensemble, Il Giardino Armonico and Giovanni Antonini.

Parsifal: Munich Opera Festival

And so, this year’s Munich Opera Festival and this year’s Bavarian State Opera season came to a close with everyone’s favourite Bühnenweihfestspiel, Parsifal, in the final outing this time around for Pierre Audi’s new production.

Santa Fe: Atomic Doesn’t Quite Ignite

What more could we want than having Peter Sellars re-imagine his acclaimed staging of John Adams’ Doctor Atomic at the renowned Santa Fe Opera festival?

Santa Fe: Continuing a Proud Strauss Tradition

Santa Fe Opera has an enduring reputation for its Strauss, and this season’s enjoyable Ariadne auf Naxos surely made John Crosby smile proudly.

From the House of the Dead: Munich Opera Festival

Frank Castorf might have been born to direct From the House of the Dead. In this, his third opera project - or better, his third opera project in the opera house, for his Volksbühne Meistersinger must surely be reckoned with, even by those of us who did not see it - many of his hallmarks and those of his team are present, yet without the slightest hint of staleness, of anything other than being reborn for and in the work.

Haydn's Orlando Paladino in Munich

Should you not like eighteenth-century opera very much, if at all, and should you have no or little interest in Haydn either, this may have been the production for you. The fundamental premise of Axel Ranisch’s staging of Orlando Paladino seems to have been that this was a work of little fundamental merit, or at least a work in a genre of little such merit, and that it needed the help of a modern medium - perhaps, it might even be claimed, an equivalent medium - to speak to a contemporary audience.

Donizetti's 'Regiment' Ride the Highway: Opera della Luna at Wilton's Music Hall

'The score … is precisely one of those works that neither the composer nor the public takes seriously. The harmony, melody, rhythmic effects, instrumental and vocal combinations; it’s music, if you wish, but not new music. The orchestra consumes itself in useless noises…'

Bernstein Bemuses in New Mexico

Santa Fe Opera’s Candide is a nearly indefatigable romp that is currently parading on the Crosby Theatre stage, chockfull of inventive ideas.


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Glyndebourne announces new Artistic Director

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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 »

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 »

20 Jun 2006

'Angels in America,' Already Operatic, Is Now Presented as an Opera

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/19/arts/music/19ange.html »

20 Jun 2006

An Arcadian setting where rarities flourish

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/60b6ae24-ff30-11da-84f3-0000779e2340.html »

17 Jun 2006

Blutrot die Segel, schwarz der Mast

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=565607 »

17 Jun 2006

TSO program is all about Heppner

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20060617.TSO17/TPStory/TPEntertainment/Music/ »

17 Jun 2006

Time bending backwards - and a 50ft wall of fire

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2006/06/17/baviola17.xml&sSheet=/arts/2006/06/17/ixartleft.html »

16 Jun 2006

Tales of our times

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/features/story/0,,1798274,00.html »

15 Jun 2006

Covent Garden 'Tosca' Is a Kitten, Not a Tiger

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/15/arts/music/15ange.html »

15 Jun 2006

Gluck's `Iphigenie' Ends Up in Old Folks' Home at Paris Opera

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

14 Jun 2006

Arts Manager's Company Ends Suddenly

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/14/arts/music/14maye.html »

14 Jun 2006

An opera you can't refuse

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14932-2206521,00.html »

14 Jun 2006

Karita Mattila, Barbican Hall, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/39f8ff34-fbc6-11da-b1a1-0000779e2340.html »

14 Jun 2006

London's New Old `Tosca' Has Mopey Gheorghiu, Stunning Terfel

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

13 Jun 2006

Grendel, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/15bae226-faff-11da-b4d0-0000779e2340.html »

13 Jun 2006

Patricia Ciofi retrouve Dona Anna

http://www.lefigaro.fr/culture/20060613.FIG000000194_patricia_ciofi_retrouve_dona_anna.html »

12 Jun 2006

The Rake's Progress — Aldeburgh festival

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1795320,00.html »

12 Jun 2006

Powder Her Face, Barbican Hall, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/e87a0ef4-f973-11da-8ced-0000779e2340.html »

12 Jun 2006

Fedora, Opera Holland Park, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/64558454-f974-11da-8ced-0000779e2340.html »

12 Jun 2006

Taymor's Flash Tops Goldenthal's Score in L.A. Opera `Grendel'

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aiRse14xyza0&refer=culture »

09 Jun 2006

Daniel Rodriguez, New York's 'Singing Cop,' Tries an Opera

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/09/arts/music/09pagl.html »

09 Jun 2006

`Fedora' Enmeshes Princess in Murder, Intrigue at Holland Park

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a8L59qld9aH0&refer=culture »

06 Jun 2006

Don Giovanni — Millennium Centre, Cardiff

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1791112,00.html »

06 Jun 2006

Thaïs, Grange Park Opera, Hampshire

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/fcc80b2c-f57c-11da-bcae-0000779e2340.html »

06 Jun 2006

Sumi Jo at the Kennedy Center

http://www.dcist.com/archives/2006/06/06/sumi_jo_at_the.php »

06 Jun 2006

There's a guy works down the chip shop swears he's Pavarotti

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/06/07/nsing07.xml&sSheet=/news/2006/06/07/ixuknews.html »

01 Jun 2006

The worst of all possible worlds

http://www.praguepost.com/P03/2006/Art/0601/calen1.php »

01 Jun 2006

Small wonder: Opera in Wexford

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article621137.ece »

01 Jun 2006

L’Elisir d’amore, Paris Opera (Bastille)

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/fa03b6c2-f192-11da-940b-0000779e2340.html »

01 Jun 2006

Das Rheingold, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisbon

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/83f132ce-f0c1-11da-9338-0000779e2340.html »

01 Jun 2006

This Time, the Elephant Man Sings

http://online.wsj.com/article_print/SB114902587039066722.html »

01 Jun 2006

Europe's June Festivals Explore Afterlife, Wagner's Mythology

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a5fwtPS39hOQ&refer=culture »

30 May 2006

Wife-Killing Bluebeard Gets Perky New Spouse at Covent Garden

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=apGLs0dQHwco&refer=culture »

30 May 2006

Our cultural revolution

http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?pp_cat=15&art_id=19785&sid=8192356&con_type=1 »

30 May 2006

Carmen — Theatre Royal, Glasgow

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1785421,00.html »

30 May 2006

Exploring music fun with Barenboim, Hampson

http://www.suntimes.com/output/delacoma/cst-ftr-hampson30.html »

30 May 2006

Check the Numbers: Rumors of Classical Music's Demise Are Dead Wrong

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/28/arts/music/28kozi.html »

27 May 2006

At Los Angeles Opera, Questions and Costs Follow 'Grendel'

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/27/arts/music/27gren.html »

25 May 2006

Enter David Gockley, stage left

http://www.ebar.com/arts/art_article.php?sec=music&article=158 »

25 May 2006

Duke Bluebeard's Castle/Erwartung, Royal Opera House, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article583906.ece »

25 May 2006

Valkyries ride in to surround sound

http://www.smh.com.au/news/arts/valkyries-ride-in-to-surround-sound/2006/05/25/1148524815182.html »

25 May 2006

Remembering A Peerless Wagnerian

http://www.nysun.com/article/33362 »

24 May 2006

Tolomeo, Royal College Of Music, London Handel Festival

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article571342.ece »

24 May 2006

Fidelio, Barbican, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/ed015bd4-eb41-11da-823e-0000779e2340.html »

23 May 2006

Die Fledermaus at Glyndebourne

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1780772,00.html »

23 May 2006

Da gelo a gelo, Rococo Theatre, Schwetzingen

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/bd064196-ea7a-11da-9566-0000779e2340.html »

23 May 2006

Macbeth, Seattle Opera

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/dc48a6ec-ea7b-11da-9566-0000779e2340.html »

22 May 2006

Shostakovich: Settling old Soviet scores

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article549667.ece »

21 May 2006

Art Song Festival founder uses charm to bring in artists

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/entertainment/1148114069243910.xml&coll=2 »

21 May 2006

Tolomeo, London Handel Festival, Britten Hall, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article549631.ece »

20 May 2006

The Makropulos Case

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1779226,00.html »

20 May 2006

Finishing touches

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ent/3873623.html »

19 May 2006

ENO's `Makropulos Case' Has Mackerras, 337-Year-Old Heroine

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a.H4T_HzK11o&refer=culture »

19 May 2006

Urge.com and Online Classical (Whatever That Is)

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/19/arts/music/19urge.html »

19 May 2006

Hvorostovsky Leads a Very Russian Decoding of Michelangelo's Writings

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/19/arts/music/19dmit.html »

19 May 2006

Met Orchestra/Conlon, Carnegie Hall, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/d9693ad0-e68f-11da-a36e-0000779e2340.html »

18 May 2006

Glyndebourne Season Features Strange Rituals, Bollywood Handel

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aWNbMX67lbXI&refer=culture »

18 May 2006

At times you have to behave operatically

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/c373f564-e5c0-11da-b309-0000779e2340.html »

18 May 2006

Missing Opera's Lost Generation of Stars at a Gala for Volpe

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/18/arts/music/18sing.html »

17 May 2006

Deborah Voigt and Renée Fleming vs. the Ghosts of Met Divas Past

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/17/arts/music/17voig.html »

17 May 2006

Earthy 'Parsifal' is fresh and fine

http://www.newsday.com/features/printedition/ny-etledew4743495may17,0,342816.story »

16 May 2006

What Happened To the Orchestra?

http://www.nysun.com/article/32795 »

16 May 2006

Delectable talent elevates this elixir

http://www.newsday.com/features/printedition/ny-secfirst4742578may16,0,6558420.story »

16 May 2006

Vanessa, Teatro Massimo, Palermo

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/d2f000b2-e432-11da-8ced-0000779e2340.html »

15 May 2006

Parsifal, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/558b4320-e432-11da-8ced-0000779e2340.html »

15 May 2006

Deep Baritone: Dmitri Hvorostovsky

http://www.newyorkmag.com/arts/classicaldance/classical/profiles/16993/index.html »

15 May 2006

In Concert With Camilla Tilling: A Sweet Scandinavian Sampler

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/15/arts/music/15till.html »

15 May 2006

The Pageantry of Wagner in 'Parsifal' at the Met

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/15/arts/music/15pars.html »

15 May 2006

Barenboim and La Scala Have Deal

http://customwire.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/MUSIC_BARENBOIM?SITE=NYSAR&SECTION=ENTERTAINMENT&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2006-05-15-09-57-57 »

14 May 2006

For Tan Dun's 'First Emperor,' the Met Does a Way-Out-of-Town Tryout

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/14/arts/music/14lips.html »

12 May 2006

Who dares, wins

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/features/story/0,,1772720,00.html »

12 May 2006

Barenboim Faces Heady Welcome, Thorny Challenges at La Scala

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aPrAumRE2ZHM&refer=culture »

11 May 2006

Into the cave with Antonio Salieri

http://www.ebar.com/arts/art_article.php?sec=music&article=152 »

11 May 2006

Contralto enflames the ears

http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1147297813452&call_pageid=968867495754&col=969483191630 »

11 May 2006

Barenboim Takes On Role at La Scala in Milan

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

10 May 2006

Plans for 2006-07 Radio Broadcasts on the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera Int'l Radio Network

http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/news/detail.aspx?id=192 »

10 May 2006

`Dead Man Walking' Arrives in Dresden With Sobbing Violins

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

09 May 2006

Cyrano de Bergerac, Royal Opera House, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/9bdefd88-df7a-11da-afe4-0000779e2340.html »

09 May 2006

Bostridge and Andsnes Pan Through the Bits and Pieces That Schubert Left Behind

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/09/arts/music/09ands.html »

09 May 2006

A shining production of Mozart's 'Tito'

http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/lifestyle/bal-to.opera08may08,0,2966667.story?coll=bal-artslife-today »

08 May 2006

London's Wigmore Hall Evades Cash Crunch With 300-Year Lease

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a8Lh_ZwQ6Ayg&refer=culture »

08 May 2006

Lohengrin, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/4931ad84-deb1-11da-acee-0000779e2340.html »

03 May 2006

Czech Mezzo Dagmar Peckova Talks About Cutbacks, Kids, Silence

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aTnzWliyvDy4&refer=culture »

03 May 2006

SEXUALITY EXPLORED

http://www.nypress.com/19/18/listings/brow3.cfm »

03 May 2006

A Big Voice Inaugurates A Smallish Concert Hall

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/04/arts/music/04morg.html »

03 May 2006

New York City Opera Fails to Reach Agreement to Build New Home

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

02 May 2006

Lost-and-Found Tale for the Ages

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/02/arts/music/02mass.html »

01 May 2006

Madam Butterfly — Coliseum, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1764987,00.html »

01 May 2006

Joseph Volpe Bids the Met a Most Operatic Adieu

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/30/arts/music/30waki.html »

29 Apr 2006

Review: Bartók, 'Bluebeard' a haunting duo

http://www.sltrib.com/ci_3765471 »

29 Apr 2006

Sacred music of Mozart makes for blissful evening

http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/entertainment/14457423.htm »

29 Apr 2006

An Illustrated History of Wagner's Ring at the Royal Opera House

http://www.musicomh.com/comment/wagner_0406.htm »

27 Apr 2006

A Mezzo-Soprano in Paradise

http://www.nysun.com/article/31722 »

27 Apr 2006

Am Ende vergibt Titus allen alles

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=554968 »

27 Apr 2006

Der Fliegende Holländer, Aalto Music Theatre, Essen

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/8a0dbb94-d610-11da-8b3a-0000779e2340.html »

26 Apr 2006

Frankfurt `Parsifal' Boasts Heroic Tenor, Suits, Plastic Armor

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=ac3NVtAemiZU&refer=culture »

26 Apr 2006

Après les travaux, l'Odéon reste inchangé

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-757340@51-765075,0.html »

26 Apr 2006

Maltman/Johnson — Wigmore Hall, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1761330,00.html »

26 Apr 2006

Der Rosenkavalier, Komische Oper, Berlin

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/2cfa92ba-d548-11da-93bc-0000779e2340.html »

26 Apr 2006

Borodina/Abdrazakov, Carnegie Hall, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/8487bd9c-d547-11da-93bc-0000779e2340.html »

25 Apr 2006

Lawrence Brownlee Wins Tenor Award

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/MUSIC_RICHARD_TUCKER_AWARD?SITE=NYSAR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT »

25 Apr 2006

Copenhagen Opera Mounts New `Ring' as Modern Danish Family Saga

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a3AzMlO.5nS4&refer=culture »

25 Apr 2006

Shopping, Singing, Laughing: Anna Netrebko Talks About Herself

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aV7Wa0YcEdeU&refer=culture »

25 Apr 2006

Spoleto offers eclectic array for its 30th year

http://www.timesanddemocrat.com/articles/2006/04/25/features/doc4446ea3e64552024498716.txt »

25 Apr 2006

Void left in School of Music

http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.php?id=35617&adid=news »

24 Apr 2006

Matthias Goerne — Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1760023,00.html »

24 Apr 2006

Semiramide, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/c733c13e-d3b4-11da-b2f3-0000779e2340.html »

24 Apr 2006

Deborah Voigt as Tosca

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2006/04/deborah_voigt_a.php »

23 Apr 2006

René Pape, Bass From on High, Adept at Cameos and Star Turns

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/23/arts/music/23gure.html »

22 Apr 2006

Drei Damen für Figaro

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=553725 »

22 Apr 2006

The Sixteen/Christophers, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article359252.ece »

22 Apr 2006

Diva Voigt Takes Off Weight, Puts on Tosca's Tiara at the Met

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a.rbx1gXlj2s&refer=culture# »

20 Apr 2006

Tristan und Isolde, Staatsoper unter den Linden, Berlin

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/80cf7a82-d08d-11da-b160-0000779e2340.html »

20 Apr 2006

Placido Domingo: A new success under his nose

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article359020.ece »

20 Apr 2006

Easter Feast

http://context.themoscowtimes.com/story/167532/ »

20 Apr 2006

An alluring, narcotic Wagner

http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/arts/ny-etlohen4707479apr20,0,5267226.story?coll=ny-arts-headlines »

20 Apr 2006

Tristan und Isolde, Mariinsky Theatre, Moscow

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/739b0ba8-cfc3-11da-80fb-0000779e2340.html »

19 Apr 2006

Vienna's Mozarthaus Offers Visitors Tacky Trinkets, Boring Tape

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=ayQ1xJGRSIus&refer=culture »

19 Apr 2006

A disappointing Ring that just goes round in circles

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2006/04/19/btring19.xml&sSheet=/arts/2006/04/19/ixartleft.html »