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Hans Werner Henze : Kammermusik 1958

"....In lieblicher Bläue". Landmark new recordings of Hans Werner Henze Neue Volkslieder und Hirtengesänge and Kammermusik 1958 from the Scharoun Ensemble Berlin, with Andrew Staples, Markus Weidmann, Jürgen Ruck and Daniel Harding.

Written on Skin: the Melos Sinfonia take George Benjamin's opera to St Petersburg

As I approach St Cyprian’s Church in Marylebone, musical sounds which are at once strange and sensuous surf the air. Inside I find seventy or so instrumentalists and singers nestled somewhat crowdedly between the pillars of the nave, rehearsing George Benjamin’s much praised 2012 opera, Written on Skin.

Classical Opera/The Mozartists celebrate 20 years of music-making

Classical Opera celebrated 20 years of music-making and story-telling with a characteristically ambitious and eclectic sequence of musical works at the Barbican Hall. Themes of creation and renewal were to the fore, and after a first half comprising a variety of vocal works and short poems, ‘Classical Opera’ were succeeded by their complementary alter ego, ‘The Mozartists’, in the second part of the concert for a rousing performance of Beethoven’s Choral Symphony - a work described by Page as ‘in many ways the most iconic work in the repertoire’.

Bampton Classical Opera Young Singers’ Competition 2017

Bampton Classical Opera’s third Young Singers’ Competition takes place this autumn, culminating in a public final at Holywell Music Room, Oxford on November 19. This biennial competition was first launched in 2013 to celebrate the company’s 20th birthday, and is aimed at identifying the finest emerging young opera singers currently working in the UK.

Peter Kellner announced as winner of 2018 Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera Voice Fellowship

Independent Opera (IO) was very present at the Wigmore Hall last week. On Thursday 5 October, IO announced 26 year old Slovakian bass Peter Kellner as the winner of the 2018 Wigmore Hall/IO Voice Fellowship, a two-year award of £10,000 plus professional mentoring from IO and the Wigmore Hall. A graduate of the Konzervatórium Košice Timonova and the Mozarteum University Salzburg, Peter is currently a member of Oper Graz in Austria where later this season he will sing the title role of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Colline in Puccini’s La bohème.

Back to Baroque and to the battle lines with English Touring Opera

Romeo and Juliet, Rinaldo and Armida, Ramadès and Aida: love thwarted by warring countries and families is a perennial trope of literature, myth and history. Indeed, ‘Love and war are all one,’ declared Miguel de Cervantes in Don Quixote, a sentiment which seems to be particularly exemplified by the world of baroque opera with its penchant for plundering Classical Greek and Roman myths for their extreme passions and conflicts. English Touring Opera’s 2017 autumn tour takes us back to the Baroque and back to the battle-lines.

Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Christoph Willibald von Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice opened the 2017–18 season at Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Michelle DeYoung, Mahler Symphony no 3 London

The Third Coming ! Esa-Pekka Salonen conducted Mahler Symphony no 3 with the Philharmonia at the Royal Festival Hall with Michelle DeYoung, the Philharmonia Voices and the Tiffin Boys’ Choir. It was live streamed worldwide, an indication of just how important this concert was, for it marks the Philharmonia's 34-year relationship with Salonen.

King Arthur at the Barbican: a semi-opera for the 'Brexit Age'

Purcell’s and Dryden’s King Arthur: or the British Worthy presents ‘problems’ for directors. It began life as a propaganda piece, Albion and Albanius, in 1683, during the reign of Charles II, but did not appear on stage as King Arthur until 1691 when William of Orange had ascended to the British Throne to rule as William III alongside his wife Mary and the political climate had changed significantly.

Elder conducts Lohengrin

There have been dozens of capable, and more than capable, recordings of Lohengrin. Among the most-often praised are the Sawallisch/Bayreuth (1962), Kempe (1963), Solti (1985), and Abbado (1991). Recording a major Wagner opera involves heavy costs that a record company may be unable to recoup.

Anne Schwanewilms sings Schreker, Schubert, Liszt and Korngold

On a day when events in Las Vegas cast a shadow over much of the news this was not the most comfortable recital to sit through for many reasons. The chosen repertoire did, at times, feel unduly heavy - and very Germanic - but it was also unevenly sung.

The Life to Come: a new opera by Louis Mander and Stephen Fry

It began ‘with a purely obscene fancy of a Missionary in difficulties’. So E.M. Forster wrote to Siegfried Sassoon in August 1923, of his short story ‘The Life to Come’ - the title story of a collection that was not published until 1972, two years after Forster’s death.

‘Never was such advertisement for a film!’: Thomas Kemp and the OAE present a film of Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier at the Oxford Lieder Festival

Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier was premiered at the Dresden Semperoper on 26th January 1911. Almost fifteen years to the day, on 10th January 1926, the theatre hosted another Rosenkavalier ‘premiere’, with the screening of a silent film version of the opera, directed by Robert Wiene - best known for his expressionistic masterpiece The Cabinet of Dr Caligari. The two-act scenario had been devised by Hugo von Hoffmansthal and the screening was accompanied by a symphony orchestra which Strauss himself conducted.

Premiere Recording: Mayr’s Telemaco nell’isola di Calipso (1797)

No sooner had I drafted my review of Simon Mayr’s Medea in Corinto,

Aida opens the season at ENO

Director Phelim McDermott’s new Aida at ENO seems to have been conceived more in terms of what it will look like rather than what the opera is or might be ‘about’. And, it certainly does look good. Designer Tom Pye - with whom McDermott worked for ENO’s Akhnaten last year (alongside his other Improbable company colleague, costume designer Kevin Pollard) - has again conjured striking tableaux and eye-catching motifs, and a colour scheme which balances sumptuous richness with shadow and mystery.

La Traviata in San Francisco

A beautifully sung Traviata in British stage director John Copley’s 1987 production, begging the question is this grand old (30 years) production the SFO mise en scène for all times.

The Judas Passion: Sally Beamish and David Harsent offer new perspectives

Was Judas a man ‘both vile and justifiably despised: an agent of the Devil, or a man who God-given task was to set in train an event that would be the salvation of Humankind’? This is the question at the heart of Sally Beamish’s The Judas Passion, commissioned jointly by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Philharmonia Baroque of San Francisco.

Choral at Cadogan: The Tallis Scholars open a new season

As The Tallis Scholars processed onto the Cadogan Hall platform, for the opening concert of this season’s Choral at Cadogan series, there were some unfamiliar faces among its ten members - or faces familiar but more usually seen in other contexts.

Stars of Lyric Opera 2017, Millennium Park, Chicago

As a prelude to the 2017-18 season Lyric Opera of Chicago presented its annual concert, Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park, during the last weekend. A number of those who performed in this event will be featured in roles during the coming season.

A Verlaine Songbook

Back in the LP days, if a singer wanted to show some sophistication, s/he sometimes put out an album of songs by famous composers set to the poems of one poet: for example, Phyllis Curtin’s much-admired 1964 disc of Debussy and Fauré songs to poems by Verlaine, with pianist Ryan Edwards (available now as a CD from VAI).


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Written on Skin: the Melos Sinfonia take George Benjamin's opera to St Petersburg

As I approach St Cyprian’s Church in Marylebone, musical sounds which are at once strange and sensuous surf the air. Inside I find seventy or so instrumentalists and singers nestled somewhat crowdedly between the pillars of the nave, rehearsing George Benjamin’s much praised 2012 opera, Written on Skin.  »

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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

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1755870,00.html »

18 Apr 2006

Handel's Oratorio 'Solomon' at Alice Tully Hall

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/18/arts/music/18solo.html »

18 Apr 2006

Samuel Barbers „Vanessa“ am Theater Altenburg-Gera

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18 Apr 2006

Opera Pacific: These two are Verdi good

http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/entertainment/homepage/article_1104588.php »

18 Apr 2006

Il Re Pastore, Linbury, ROH, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article358152.ece »

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

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

15 Apr 2006

Wagner's women

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

15 Apr 2006

Beneath the underworld

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/9e6e5578-cab5-11da-9015-0000779e2340.html »

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

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

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 »

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 »