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A Donizetti world premiere: Opera Rara at the Royal Opera House

There may be sixty or so operas by Donizetti to choose from, but if you’ve put together the remnants of another one, why not give everyone a chance to hear it? And so, Opera Rara brought L’Ange de Nisida to the concert stage last night, 180 years after it was composed for the Théâtre de la Renaissance in Paris, conductor Sir Mark Elder leading a team of bel canto soloists and the Choir and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in a committed and at times stirring performance.

A stellar Ariadne auf Naxos at Investec Opera Holland Park

Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos is a strange operatic beast. Originally a Molière-Hofmannsthal-Strauss hybrid, the 1916 version presented in Vienna ditched Le bourgeois gentilhomme, which had preceded an operatic telling of the Greek myth of Ariadne and Theseus, and replaced it with a Prologue in which buffa met seria as competing factions prepared to present an entertainment for ‘the richest man in Vienna’. He’s a man who has ordered two entertainments, to follow an epicurean feast, and he wants these dramatic digestifs served simultaneously.

PROM 5: Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande

Stefan Herheim’s production of Debussy’s magnificent 1902 opera for Glyndebourne has not been universally acclaimed. The Royal Albert Hall brought with it, in this semi-staged production, a different set of problems - and even imitated some of the production’s original ones, notably the vast shadow of the organ which somewhat replicates Glyndebourne’s 1920’s Organ Room, and by a huge stretch of the imagination the forest in which so much of the opera’s action is set.

Thought-Provoking Concert in Honor of Bastille Day

Sopranos Elise Brancheau and Shannon Jones, along with pianists Martin Néron and Keith Chambers, presented a thrilling evening of French-themed music in an evening entitled: “Salut à la France,” at the South Oxford Space in Brooklyn this past Saturday, July 14th.

Dido in Deptford: Blackheath Halls Community Opera

Polly Graham’s vision of Dido and Aeneas is earthy, vigorous and gritty. The artistic director of Longborough Festival Opera has overseen a production which brings together professional soloists, students from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and a cast of more than 80 south-east London adults and children for this, the 12th, annual Blackheath Halls Community Opera.

Summer madness and madcap high jinxs from the Jette Parker Young Artists

The operatic extracts which comprised this year’s Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance seemed to be joined by a connecting thread - madness: whether that was the mischievousness of Zerbinetta’s comedy troupe, the insanity of Tom Rakewell, the metaphysical distress of Hamlet, or the mayhem prompted by Isabella’s arrival at Mustafà’s Ottoman palace, the ‘insanity’ was equally compelling.

Mefistofele at Orange’s Chorégies

This is the one where a very personable devil tells God that mankind is so far gone it isn’t worth his time to bother corrupting it further.

Mascagni's Isabeau rides again at Investec Opera Holland Park

There seemed to me to be something distinctly Chaucerian about Martin Lloyd-Evans’ new production of Mascagni’s Isabeau (the first UK production of the opera) for Investec Opera Holland Park.

The 2018 BBC Proms opens in flamboyant fashion

Anniversaries and commemorations will, as usual, feature significantly during the 2018 BBC Proms, with the works of Leonard Bernstein, Claude Debussy and Lili Boulanger all prominently programmed during the season’s myriad orchestral, vocal and chamber concerts.

Banff’s Hell of an Orphée+

Against the Grain Theatre brought its award winning adaptation of Gluck’s opera to the Banff Festival billed as “an electronic baroque burlesque descent into hell.”

A Choral Trilogy at the Aix Festival

What Seven Stones (the amazing accentus / axe 21), and Dido and Aeneas (the splendid Ensemble Pygmalion) and Orfeo & Majnun (the ensemble [too many to count] of eleven local amateur choruses) share, and virtually nothing else, is spectacular use of chorus.

Vintage Audi — Parsifal, Kaufmann, Pape

From the Bayerisches Staatsoper Munich, Wagner Parsifal with a dream cast - René Pape, Jonas Kaufmann and Nina Stemme, Christian Gerhaher and Wolfgang Koch, conducted by Kirill Petrenko, directed by Pierre Audi. The production is vintage Audi - stylized, austere, but solidly thought-through.

Flight Soars High in Des Moines

Jonathan Dove’s innovative opera Flight is being lavished with an absolutely riveting new production at Des Moines Metro Opera’s resoundingly successful 2018 Festival.

Fledermaus Pops the Cork in Iowa

Like a fizzy bottle of champagne, Des Moines Metro Opera uncorked a zesty tasting of Johan Strauss’s vintage Die Fledermaus (The Bat).

A spritely summer revival of Falstaff at the ROH

Robert Carson’s 2012 ROH Falstaff is a bit of a hotchpotch, but delightful nevertheless. The panelled oak, exuding Elizabethan ambience, of the first Act’s gravy-stained country club reeks of the Wodehouse-ian 1930s, but has also has to serve as the final Act’s grubby stable and the Forest of Windsor, while the central Act is firmly situated in the domestic perfection of Alice Ford’s 1950s kitchen.

Down on the Farm with Des Moines’ Copland

Ingenious Des Moines Metro Opera continued its string of site-specific hits with an endearing production of Aaron Copland’s The Tender Land on the grounds of the Maytag Dairy farm.

Des Moines’ Ravishing Rusalka

Let me get right to the point: This is the Rusalka I have been waiting for all my life.

L'Ange de feu (The Fiery Angel)
in Aix

Prokofiev’s Fiery Angel is rarely performed. This new Aix Festival production to be shared with Warsaw’s Teatr Wielki exemplifies why.

Ariane à Naxos (Ariadne auf Naxos) in Aix

Yes, of course British stage director Katie Mitchell served up Richard Strauss’ uber tragic Ariadne on Naxos at a dinner table. Over the past few years Mme. Mitchell has staged quite a few household tragedies at the Aix Festival, mostly at dinner tables, though some on doorsteps.

The Skating Rink: Garsington Opera premiere

Having premiered Roxanna Panufnik’s opera Silver Birch in 2017 as part of its work with local community groups, Garsington Opera’s 2018 season included its first commission for the main opera season. David Sawer's The Skating Rink premiered at Garsington Opera this week; the opera is based on the novel by Chilean writer Roberto Bolano with a libretto by playwright Rory Mullarkey.


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19 Apr 2006

In Opera, a Different Kind of Less Is More: 'Handel and the Castrati'

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19 Apr 2006

In 'Lohengrin,' Robert Wilson Paints Wagner's Realm With an Abstract Palette

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18 Apr 2006

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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

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18 Apr 2006

Wagner, Who Wanted Merely Everything

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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

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,1968098,00.html »

15 Apr 2006

Wagner's women

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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

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/a1061d70-c00b-11da-939f-0000779e2340.html »

31 Mar 2006

Retired opera star returns to Iowa

http://www.radioiowa.com/gestalt/go.cfm?objectid=ACD412A6-DEB5-4EAB-9730564EBF58C9FC&dbtranslator=local.cfm »

30 Mar 2006

A soprano stands tall while others sicken and fall

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30 Mar 2006

Mara Lanfranchi

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

30 Mar 2006

More Offenbach, more often

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2006/03/30/bmoff30.xml&sSheet=/arts/2006/03/30/ixartright.html »

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 »