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Schoenberg's Gurrelieder at the Proms - Sir Simon Rattle

Prom 46: Schoenberg's Gurrelieder with Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra, Simon O'Neill, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Karen Cargill, Peter Hoare, Christopher Purves and Thomas Quasthoff. And three wonderful choirs - the CBSO Chorus, the London Symphony Chorus and Orfeó Català from Barcelona, with Chorus Master Simon Halsey, Rattle's close associate for 35 years.

Dunedin Consort perform Bach's St John Passion at the Proms

John Butt and the Dunedin Consort's 2012 recording of Bach's St John Passion was ground-breaking for it putting the passion into the context of a reconstruction of the original Lutheran Vespers service.

Collision: Spectra Ensemble at the Arcola Theatre

‘Asteroid flyby in October: A drill for the end of the world?’ So shouted a headline in USA Today earlier this month, as journalist Doyle Rice asked, ‘Are we ready for an asteroid impact?’ in his report that in October NASA will conduct a drill to see how well its planetary defence system would work if an actual asteroid were heading straight for Earth.

Joshua Bell offers Hispanic headiness at the Proms

At the start of the 20th century, French composers seemed to be conducting a cultural love affair with Spain, an affair initiated by the Universal Exposition of 1889 where the twenty-five-year old Debussy and the fourteen-year-old Ravel had the opportunity to hear new sounds from East Asia, such as the Javanese gamelan, alongside gypsy flamenco from Granada.

John Joubert's Jane Eyre

Librettists have long mined the literature shelves for narratives that are ripe for musico-dramatic embodiment. On the whole, it’s the short stories and poems - The Turn of the Screw, Eugene Onegin or Death in Venice, for example - that best lend themselves to operatic adaptation.

Hibiki: a European premiere by Mark-Anthony Turnage at the Proms

Hibiki: sound, noise, echo, reverberation, harmony. Commissioned by the Suntory Hall in Tokyo to celebrate the Hall’s 30th anniversary in 2016, Mark-Anthony Turnage’s 50-minute Hibiki, for two female soloists, children’s chorus and large orchestra, purports to reflect on the ‘human reverberations’ of the Tohoku earthquake in 2011 and the devastation caused by the subsequent tsunami and radioactive disaster.

Through Life and Love: Louise Alder sings Strauss

Soprano Louise Alder has had an eventful few months. Declared ‘Young Singer of the Year’ at the 2017 International Opera Awards in May, the following month she won the Dame Joan Sutherland Audience Prize at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.

Janáček: The Diary of One Who Disappeared, Grimeborn

A great performance of Janáček’s song cycle The Diary of One Who Disappeared can be, allowing for the casting of a superb tenor, an experience on a par with Schoenberg’s Erwartung. That Shadwell Opera’s minimalist, but powerful, staging in the intimate setting of Studio 2 of the Arcola Theatre was a triumph was in no small measure to the magnificent singing of the tenor, Sam Furness.

Khovanshchina: Mussorgsky at the Proms

Remembering the centenary of the Russian Revolution, this Proms performance of Mussorgsky’s mighty Khovanshchina (all four and a quarter hours of it) exceeded all expectations on a musical level. And, while the trademark doorstop Proms opera programme duly arrived containing full text and translation, one should celebrate the fact that - finally - we had surtitles on several screens.

Santa Fe: Entertaining If Not Exactly (R)evolutionary

You know what I loved best about Santa Fe Opera’s world premiere The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs?

Longborough Young Artists in London: Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice

For the last three years, Longborough Festival Opera’s repertoire of choice for their Young Artist Programme productions has been Baroque opera seria, more specifically Handel, with last year’s Alcina succeeding Rinaldo in 2014 and Xerxes in 2015.

A Master Baritone in Recital: Sesto Bruscantini, 1981

This is the only disc ever devoted to the art of Sesto Bruscantini (1919–2003). Record collectors value his performance of major baritone roles, especially comic but also serious ones, on many complete opera recordings, such as Il barbiere di Siviglia (with Victoria de los Angeles). He continued to perform at major houses until at least 1985 and even recorded Mozart's Don Alfonso in 1991, when he was 72.

Emalie Savoy: A Portrait

Since 1952, the ARD—the organization of German radio stations—has run an annual competition for young musicians. Winners have included Jessye Norman, Maurice André, Heinz Holliger, and Mitsuko Uchida. Starting in 2015, the CD firm GENUIN has offered, as a separate award, the chance for one of the prize winners to make a CD that can serve as a kind of calling card to the larger musical and music-loving world. In 2016, the second such CD award was given to the Aris Quartett (second-prize winner in the “string quartet” category).

Full-throated Cockerel at Santa Fe

A tale of a lazy, befuddled world leader that ‘has no clothes on’ and his two dimwit sons, hmmmm, what does that remind me of. . .?

Santa Fe’s Trippy Handel

If you don’t like a given moment in Santa Fe Opera’s staging of Alcina, well, just like the volatile mountain weather, wait two minutes and it will surely change.

Santa Fe’s Crowd-Pleasing Strauss

With Die Fledermaus’ thrice familiar overture still lingering in our ears, it didn’t take long for the assault of hijinks to reduce the audience into guffaws of delight.

Santa Fe: Mad for Lucia

If there is any practitioner currently singing the punishing title role of Lucia di Lammermoor better than Brenda Rae, I am hard-pressed to name her.

Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen at Grimeborn

Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen can be a difficult opera to stage, despite its charm and simplicity. In part it is a good, old-fashioned morality tale about the relationships between humans and animals, and between themselves, but Janáček doesn’t use a sledgehammer to make this point. It is easy for many productions to fall into parody, and many have done, and it is a tribute to The Opera Company’s staging of this work at the Arcola Theatre that they narrowly avoided this pitfall.

Handel's Israel in Egypt at the Proms: William Christie and the OAE

For all its extreme popularity with choirs, Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt is a somewhat problematic work; the scarcity of solos makes hiring professional soloists an extravagant expense, and the standard version of the work starts oddly with a tenor recitative. If we return to the work's history then these issues are put into context, and this is what William Christie did for the performance of Handel’s Israel in Egypt at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday 1 August 2017.

Sirens and Scheherazade: Prom 18

From Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, to Bruch’s choral-orchestral Odysseus, to Fauré’s Penelope, countless compositions have taken their inspiration from Homer’s Odyssey, perhaps not surprisingly given Homer’s emphasis on the power of music in the Greek world.


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11 Jul 2017

Savonlinna Opera Festival (I): World Premiere of Aulis Sallinen’s Castle in the Water

For my first trip to Finland, I flew from Helsinki to the east, close to the border of Russia near St. Petersburg over many of Suomi’s thousand lakes, where the summer getaway Savonlinna lays. Right after the solstice during July and early August, the town’s opera festival offers high quality productions. In this enchanting locale in the midst of peaceful nature, the sky at dusk after the mesmerising sunset fades away is worth the trip alone! »

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18 Apr 2006

Truck-Driving Soprano, Opera-Mad Husband Seek to Seduce London

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18 Apr 2006

Götterdämmerung—Royal Opera House, London

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18 Apr 2006

Handel's Oratorio 'Solomon' at Alice Tully Hall

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18 Apr 2006

Samuel Barbers „Vanessa“ am Theater Altenburg-Gera

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18 Apr 2006

Opera Pacific: These two are Verdi good

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18 Apr 2006

Il Re Pastore, Linbury, ROH, London

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18 Apr 2006

Orfeo

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2137534,00.html »

18 Apr 2006

Wagner, Who Wanted Merely Everything

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/16/arts/music/16horo.html »

15 Apr 2006

Opera star Braun takes a turn for the worst in Figaro

http://winnipegsun.com/Entertainment/Arts/2006/04/15/pf-1535262.html »

15 Apr 2006

An Opera For Our Times

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/04/16/PKG86I43AL1.DTL&type=performance »

15 Apr 2006

Four- Hundred-Year-Old Music on Today's Music Charts

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15 Apr 2006

Wagner's women

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/features/story/0,,1754063,00.html »

15 Apr 2006

Beneath the underworld

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13 Apr 2006

Salonen Bemoans Strikes, Critics; Welcomes Cindy Crawford's Bra

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aBnG0.FCbMeU&refer=culture »

13 Apr 2006

London's `Il Re Pastore' Has Shepherds, Alexander, Pretensions

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a0f09ZPJ30Jw&refer=culture »

13 Apr 2006

At Merkin Hall, Music With the Theme of Women as Patrons

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/13/arts/music/13song.html »

12 Apr 2006

Il re pastore, Linbury Studio Theatre, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/2e0e33ac-ca47-11da-852f-0000779e2340.html »

12 Apr 2006

Solomon, Barbican Hall, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/e7d1f622-ca45-11da-852f-0000779e2340.html »

11 Apr 2006

DESPITE SOME FINE SINGING, CITY OPERA 'CARMEN' NOT ELECTRIFYING

http://www.nypost.com/entertainment/62273.htm »

11 Apr 2006

The Indian Queen—Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1750782,00.html »

11 Apr 2006

Bach's Passions Are Revealed From Different Angles

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/11/arts/music/11pass.html »

11 Apr 2006

Raunchy Melisande Startles in Salzburg Easter Festival Staging

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a9ZazNF_O8tQ&refer=culture »

10 Apr 2006

'Orazi & Curiazi' gets much-deserved U.S. premiere

http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/entertainment/performing_arts/14304684.htm »

10 Apr 2006

'Norma': Bravura Coloratura

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/09/AR2006040901070.html »

10 Apr 2006

A No-Frills Passion Play

http://www.nysun.com/article/30681 »

10 Apr 2006

Carmen, That Devilish and Dangerous Free-Spirited Gypsy, Is at It Again in a City Opera Production

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/10/arts/music/10carm.html »

09 Apr 2006

First shot Rings out in fight over classical downloads

http://living.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=545902006 »

09 Apr 2006

Preview: Il Re Pastore, Linbury Theatre, ROH, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article356792.ece »

09 Apr 2006

The Finnish Soprano Soile Isokoski Returns for New York Dates

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/09/arts/music/09gure.html »

08 Apr 2006

Farewell, Maestro

http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/04/10/entertainment/entertainment02.txt »

08 Apr 2006

Netrebko Romps Through Met's 'Pasquale'

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/08/AR2006040800574.html »

07 Apr 2006

La Belle Helene, Coliseum, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article356359.ece »

07 Apr 2006

Daniel Barenboim Talks About Wagner and the Nazis, Fame

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

06 Apr 2006

The maestro and his demons

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2006/04/06/bmdan06.xml »

06 Apr 2006

Farinelli: The first pop star

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article356110.ece »

05 Apr 2006

La Belle Hélène, London Coliseum

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/4162374a-c4c6-11da-b7c1-0000779e2340.html »

05 Apr 2006

The Opera 'Adriana Mater' Addresses Motherhood in a War Zone

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

04 Apr 2006

Adriana Mater, Paris Opera, Bastille

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/3040c3e2-c3f8-11da-bc52-0000779e2340.html »

04 Apr 2006

New Documents Suggest Mozart Wasn't Poor

http://customwire.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/MOZARTS_MONEY?SITE=NYSAR&SECTION=ENTERTAINMENT&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2006-04-04-11-33-42 »

03 Apr 2006

Young Man in a Hurry — Iestyn Davies

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

03 Apr 2006

Performance Cancellations at the Bavarian State Opera as a Consequence of the Ongoing Ver.di Strike

http://www.bayerische.staatsoper.de/c.php/index_bso.php?dom=dom1&&l=en »

03 Apr 2006

Judas Maccabeus

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2113086,00.html »

03 Apr 2006

Fame at last for the diva in waiting

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,11069-2116177,00.html »

01 Apr 2006

Stepping Onstage as a Waitress, She May Exit the Met as a Star

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/01/nyregion/01erika.html »

01 Apr 2006

A New Spark for a Don Beyond Compare

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/01/arts/music/01giov.html »

31 Mar 2006

Ian Bostridge, Middle Temple Hall, London

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31 Mar 2006

Retired opera star returns to Iowa

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30 Mar 2006

A soprano stands tall while others sicken and fall

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/entertainment/weekend/14200972.htm »

30 Mar 2006

Mara Lanfranchi

http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/newsstory.php/12103/mara-lanfranchi »

30 Mar 2006

More Offenbach, more often

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30 Mar 2006

Otto Schenk, Opera Director, Says 'Don Pasquale' Is His Last Met Production

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/30/arts/30otto.html »

29 Mar 2006

Fink, Vignoles and Cooper, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/daa9235a-bf44-11da-9de7-0000779e2340.html »

29 Mar 2006

Il barbiere di Siviglia, La Monnaie, Théâtre National, Brussels

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/74fa400e-bf42-11da-9de7-0000779e2340.html »

28 Mar 2006

Big demand for classical downloads is music to ears of record industry

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,,1741085,00.html »

28 Mar 2006

Legal Jams

http://insidehighered.com/views/2006/03/22/mclemee »

28 Mar 2006

A Lukewarm Descent Into the Eternal Flames

http://www.nysun.com/article/29926 »

28 Mar 2006

Grand Finals Concert at the Met Shows Variety in 5 Young Singers

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/28/arts/music/28fina.html »

28 Mar 2006

La beauté classique

http://www.lefigaro.fr/culture/20060324.FIG000000136_la_beaute_classique.html »

28 Mar 2006

On This Day: 28 March

http://www.operabase.com/onthisday.cgi?lang=en »

27 Mar 2006

Milano - Teatro alla Scala: Lucia di Lammermoor

http://www.operaclick.com/pagpn/vrec.php?id=899 »

27 Mar 2006

A GREEK TRAGEDY

http://www.nypost.com/entertainment/63655.htm »

27 Mar 2006

A 'Rheingold' That Stands on Its Principals

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/26/AR2006032601229.html »

27 Mar 2006

What's so great about eunuchs?

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/features/story/0,,1740447,00.html »

26 Mar 2006

Aix-en-Provence Festival's New Boss Aims to Create Opera `Hub'

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aZGZ5Meq5mBs&refer=culture# »

26 Mar 2006

Festival finds itself among a newly altered landscape

http://living.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=471742006 »

26 Mar 2006

Eugene Onegin, Royal Opera House, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article353788.ece »

26 Mar 2006

Classical, Now Without the 300-Year Delay

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/26/arts/music/26jeps.html »

24 Mar 2006

Boston Opera Co. Director Caldwell Dies

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_CALDWELL?SITE=CARDB&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT »

24 Mar 2006

Holzmair/Vignoles — Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1738257,00.html »

23 Mar 2006

Il Rè pastore au Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

http://www.lefigaro.fr/culture/20060323.FIG000000096_la_fracheur_du_jeune_mozart.html »

23 Mar 2006

Il dissoluto assolto, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisbon

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/d89180e2-ba96-11da-980d-0000779e2340.html »

22 Mar 2006

Edinburgh festival: round the world in three weeks

http://today.reuters.com/news/newsarticle.aspx?type=entertainmentNews&storyid=2006-03-22T185253Z_01_L2253404_RTRUKOC_0_US-ARTS-BRITAIN-FESTIVAL.xml »

22 Mar 2006

Mozart on Beer Bottles, Paris Opera Roughs Up `Figaro'

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a_G8y_dpKvv0&refer=culture »

22 Mar 2006

Electric Carmen

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/reviews/critics/chi-0603210336mar22,1,2253561.story?coll=chi-ent_critics-hed »

22 Mar 2006

Lysistrata, New York City Opera

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/ad220600-b9c1-11da-9d02-0000779e2340.html »

22 Mar 2006

The Show Must Go On

http://www.nysun.com/article/29536 »

22 Mar 2006

A Modern Gloss on 'Fidelio' at the Metropolitan Opera

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/22/arts/music/22fide.html »

22 Mar 2006

Cyrano de Bergerac, Opéra de Montpellier

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/5790a1a4-b905-11da-b57d-0000779e2340.html »

21 Mar 2006

Kasarova Seduces in Weak Donizetti Staging With Clumps of Monks

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

21 Mar 2006

La Rondine

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2094896,00.html »

21 Mar 2006

Synthesiser creates a fight at the opera

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/news/article352581.ece »

21 Mar 2006

Henze premiere/Hallé/De Ridder

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1735799,00.html »

21 Mar 2006

In search of the lost golden age

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/3397751c-b837-11da-bfc5-0000779e2340.html »

21 Mar 2006

The Growth of a Tenor Voice Made Plain in Handel Works

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/21/arts/music/21luke.html »

20 Mar 2006

A classy 'Carmen'

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/features/20060320-9999-lz1c20carmen.html »

20 Mar 2006

Onward and Upward With the Opera

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/19/AR2006031901322.html »

20 Mar 2006

Apollo and Hyacinthus

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1734947,00.html »

20 Mar 2006

A Song Cycle Intimately Journeys From Hope to Despair

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/20/arts/music/20quas.html »

20 Mar 2006

Being Prepared for a Worst That Never Shows Up

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/20/arts/music/20forz.html »

20 Mar 2006

Eugene Onegin, Royal Opera House, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/671c6e54-b767-11da-b4c2-0000779e2340.html »

17 Mar 2006

ENO Directors Admit Past Mistakes, Plan to Stay Put: Commentary

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a1GhCLEo2e14&refer=culture »

17 Mar 2006

Hercules, Barbican, London

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2006/03/hercules_at_the.php »

17 Mar 2006

Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky Faces Demons in London `Onegin'

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aD4.K_nv4V0c&refer=culture »

16 Mar 2006

The three tenors (act 2): opera's next generation invade charts

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/news/article351567.ece »

16 Mar 2006

Thérèse Raquin

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1731679,00.html »

16 Mar 2006

Polyeucte, Grand Théâtre Massenet, Saint-Etienne

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/c48c5a16-b511-11da-aa90-0000779e2340.html »

16 Mar 2006

A Composer Bypasses the Narrative for a Philosophical Vision of Faust

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/15/arts/music/15faus.html »

15 Mar 2006

The high notes of living dangerously

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14932-2073534,00.html »

15 Mar 2006

Jenufa/Tosca, Hackney Empire, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article351477.ece »

15 Mar 2006

A Cloudy Night for Stars, but Others Could Shine

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/15/arts/music/15luis.html »

15 Mar 2006

Who Needs Stars, Anyway?

http://www.nysun.com/article/29146 »

14 Mar 2006

Hip-hop meets Mozart

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article351244.ece »

14 Mar 2006

At ease with a darker vision of the world

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/90b855f2-b2b7-11da-ab3e-0000779e2340.html »

14 Mar 2006

Café Momus Gang Returns, Bidding Farewell to an Age of Innocence

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/14/arts/music/14bohe.html »

14 Mar 2006

A 'Boheme' for All Ages

http://www.nysun.com/article/29040 »

13 Mar 2006

Orest, Komische Oper, Berlin

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/be5b6e52-b1e7-11da-96ad-0000779e2340.html »

13 Mar 2006

An Inspired Requiem And a Gratifying Opera

http://www.nysun.com/article/28978 »

13 Mar 2006

Opportunity Is Waiting at the Opera As Maestro Recovers From a Fall

http://www.nysun.com/article/28987 »

13 Mar 2006

Rags and Riches: Joplin's Flawed Masterpiece

http://www.nysun.com/article/28979 »

13 Mar 2006

The Dearly Departed, Lingering This Side of Paradise

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/13/arts/music/13span.html?_r=1&oref=slogin »

10 Mar 2006

Anna Moffo, 73, Soprano and Arts Advocate, has Died

http://www.metoperafamily.org/operanews/news/pressrelease.aspx?id=1132 »

10 Mar 2006

That Big Nose Is Back, and So Is the Voice That Goes With It

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/10/arts/music/10cyra.html »

10 Mar 2006

Preview: Eugene Onegin, Royal Opera House, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article350466.ece »

10 Mar 2006

It ain’t over till the phat lady raps

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14932-2077619,00.html »

10 Mar 2006

Nina Stemme, Wigmore Hall, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/e94135dc-af91-11da-b417-0000779e2340.html »

10 Mar 2006

Our Tenor Man

http://www.nysun.com/article/28903 »

09 Mar 2006

La Voix Humaine and Send (Who Are You? I love you) — Audra McDonald Double Bill

http://www.musicomh.com/opera/hgo-voix-humaine_0306.htm »

09 Mar 2006

Placido Domingo Returns to the Stage

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/09/AR2006030900200.html?nav=rss_artsandliving/entertainmentnews »

09 Mar 2006

A Mostly Happy Revival

http://www.nysun.com/article/28795 »

09 Mar 2006

Tenor's overture for business to support classical music

http://www.timesofmalta.com/core/article.php?id=217164 »

09 Mar 2006

A diva takes action

http://www.rochester-citynews.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A4240 »

08 Mar 2006

A Generous Soul Celebrated in Almost Continual Music

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/08/arts/music/07fella-extra.html »

08 Mar 2006

A Memento and a Harbinger: The Met Ponders a Crossroads

http://www.observer.com/20060313/20060313_Charles_Michener_culture_music.asp »

08 Mar 2006

Clara Schumann: The troubled career of the pianist

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article349785.ece »

08 Mar 2006

Troubled opera company picks young conductor

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,,1726027,00.html »

07 Mar 2006

The Sixteen/Christophers

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2072473,00.html »

07 Mar 2006

Götterdämmerung, Operaen, Copenhagen

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/e9635d6c-ad37-11da-9643-0000779e2340.html »

07 Mar 2006

Discovering a Hidden Trove in a Little-Known Latin World

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/07/arts/music/07sava.html »

07 Mar 2006

An opera's woes

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/magazine/daily/14008503.htm »

06 Mar 2006

Sir John In Love, Coliseum, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article349460.ece »

06 Mar 2006

Opera's Got A Brand-New Rag For One Night

http://www.nypost.com/entertainment/62770.htm »

05 Mar 2006

Sir John in Love, Coliseum, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/79a994a6-ac69-11da-8226-0000779e2340.html »

04 Mar 2006

Die Welt on the End of "des Regietheaters"

http://www.wams.de/data/2006/03/05/855271.html »

04 Mar 2006

It's Italy in the Caribbean -- with a few snags

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20060304.wxcruise0304/BNStory/specialTravel/home »

04 Mar 2006

Viardot And Friends, Wigmore Hall, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article349015.ece »

04 Mar 2006

A Lion of Drama Lets His Operatic Soul Roar

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/04/arts/music/04sorv.html »

03 Mar 2006

Opera: Sir John in Love

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2068322,00.html »

03 Mar 2006

Euryanthe, Dresden Semperoper

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/57eff4ae-aa16-11da-96ea-0000779e2340.html »

03 Mar 2006

DOJ opens probe into online music pricing

http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=entertainmentNews&storyid=2006-03-03T151330Z_01_N02427470_RTRUKOC_0_US-MEDIA-ONLINEMUSIC.xml »

02 Mar 2006

Preview: Sir John In Love, Coliseum, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article348613.ece »

02 Mar 2006

Kate Royal

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2064472,00.html »

02 Mar 2006

Operas announce collaboration

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06060/662554.stm »

01 Mar 2006

Quirky and affectionate tribute to Mozart

http://www.galwayindependent.com/entertainment/6602.html »

01 Mar 2006

Cri de Coeur

http://www.metoperafamily.org/operanews/issue/article.aspx?id=1549&issueID=68 »

01 Mar 2006

Musical marathon: A ten-minute guide to the ring cycle

http://news.independent.co.uk/media/article348407.ece »

01 Mar 2006

Juilliard Receives Music Manuscript Collection

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/01/arts/music/01gift.html?_r=1&oref=slogin »

28 Feb 2006

Shoe Box Memories Travel to the Opera Stage

http://www.nysun.com/article/28262 »

28 Feb 2006

Orfeo ed Euridice, Lyric Opera of Chicago

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/6ff79a62-a880-11da-aeeb-0000779e2340.html »

28 Feb 2006

Wozzeck, Royal Opera House, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/657f30a8-a881-11da-aeeb-0000779e2340.html »

28 Feb 2006

Meeting the Challenge in an India of Fantasy

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/28/arts/music/28lakm.html »

28 Feb 2006

The shocking death of Thomas Becket is brought to life in an opera

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article348284.ece »

28 Feb 2006

Australian composer takes over as director of Edinburgh festival

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,,1719634,00.html »

28 Feb 2006

Death in Venice, Frankfurt Opera

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/1b38f0a0-a800-11da-85bc-0000779e2340.html »

25 Feb 2006

La Bohème at Royal Albert Hall

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,,1717428,00.html »

25 Feb 2006

The Kirov Delivers a Requiem Full of Life

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/25/AR2006022500037.html »

24 Feb 2006

What Opera Owes to Dance

http://www.nysun.com/article/28120 »

24 Feb 2006

When the Lyrics Are Fragmentary and the Melodies Elusive

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/23/arts/music/23phil-extra.html »

23 Feb 2006

A Journey With Schubert From Restraint to Passion

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/23/arts/music/23zank.html »

23 Feb 2006

The Kirov's 'Parsifal': Russo-Profundo

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/22/AR2006022202537.html »

23 Feb 2006

The Score — Met Opera Auditions

http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/Content?oid=30839 »

23 Feb 2006

Opera feels the shock of the new

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,18251966%255E16947,00.html »

23 Feb 2006

Domingo Re-Ups With Washington, L.A. Operas

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/21/AR2006022101859.html?sub=AR »

23 Feb 2006

Macbeth — Royal Opera House, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,,1715741,00.html »

22 Feb 2006

Soprano Bullock Smashes Piano Ahead of Cutthroat ROH Debut

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=alYdgKL7NeEs&refer=culture# »

22 Feb 2006

Pauline Viardot: The forgotten diva

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article346810.ece »

22 Feb 2006

Dmitri Hvorostovsky — Barbican, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,,1714841,00.html »

22 Feb 2006

In Tiny Quarters, Pomp and a Grandness of Spirit

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/22/arts/music/22amat.html »

21 Feb 2006

Difficult Verdi Opera Gets Rare Revival

http://customwire.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OPERA_FORZA?SITE=NYSAR&SECTION=ENTERTAINMENT&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2006-02-21-15-18-57 »

21 Feb 2006

'It's not the Holy Grail'

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,,1714334,00.html »

21 Feb 2006

Macbeth, Royal Opera House, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/4341d4b2-a27f-11da-9096-0000779e2340.html »