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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.

Discovering Gounod’s Cinq Mars: Another Rarity Success for Oper Leipzig

Oper Leipzig usually receives less international attention than its Dresden, Munich or Berlin counterparts; however, with its fabulous Gewandhaus Orchestra, and its penchant for opera rarities (and a new Ring Cycle), this quality hotspot will be attracting more and more opera lovers. Leipzig’s new production of Gounod’s Cinq Mars continues this high quality tradition.

Detlev Glanert : Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch

Detlev Glanert's Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch should be a huge hit. Just as Carl Orff's Carmina Burana appeals to audiences who don't listen to early music (or even to much classical music), Glanert's Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch has all the elements for instant popular success.


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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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A Most Familiar Tale, Told in a New Mix of Sounds

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21 Feb 2006

Encores Wanted and a Smorgasbord Served

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21 Feb 2006

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20 Feb 2006

'Our Town' opera by Ned Rorem to debut at IU

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20 Feb 2006

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20 Feb 2006

Falstaff, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

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19 Feb 2006

On America's most-wanted list — Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham is mesmerizing

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19 Feb 2006

Sorry, I'm a bit tied up

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19 Feb 2006

In Act III, the Chairman Quits

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18 Feb 2006

Please sir, more millions

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18 Feb 2006

Handel & Haydn Society presents musical salute to Mozart at 250

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17 Feb 2006

What won’t Dan dare?

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17 Feb 2006

Sexual healing

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16 Feb 2006

Dull, sleepy 'Padlock' gives way to dandy 'Dido'

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16 Feb 2006

Hercules in Brooklyn — Two Reviews

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2006/02/hercules_last_t.php »

16 Feb 2006

Preview: Macbeth, Royal Opera House, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article345824.ece »

15 Feb 2006

Die Frau ohne Schatten, Finnish National Opera

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15 Feb 2006

The Consummate Vocal Recitalist

http://www.nysun.com/article/27609 »

15 Feb 2006

Opera & Society

http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=4&tid=48 »

15 Feb 2006

The Lewds and the Prudes Offer Much to Sing About

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/15/arts/music/15lott.html »

15 Feb 2006

Mozart's `Garden Girl' Has Mad Love, Harnoncourt in Zurich

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=auDXdju0lasc&refer=culture »

14 Feb 2006

The Metropolitan Opera Announces Ambitious New Artistic Plans

http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/news/detail.aspx?id=165 »

14 Feb 2006

Language tricky for passionless lead actors in 'Roméo and Juliet'

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14 Feb 2006

Uraufführung: Henze komponiert nur für Berlin

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=539164 »

13 Feb 2006

Albert Herring, Gotham Chamber Opera, New York

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13 Feb 2006

The Marriage of Figaro

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13 Feb 2006

A Gaudy Biblical Pageant

http://www.nysun.com/article/27440 »

13 Feb 2006

At the Met: Big Plans for Living Composers

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/13/arts/music/13tomm.html »

12 Feb 2006

Opera Today and iTunes

http://www.operatoday.com/sounds/Weber/Euryanthe/Euryanthe.xml »

12 Feb 2006

Rigoletto, Coliseum, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article345052.ece »

11 Feb 2006

Bonney/Martineau — St George's, Bristol

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,,1707334,00.html »

11 Feb 2006

Rigoletto — Coliseum, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,,1707602,00.html »

11 Feb 2006

Baritone Sings to His Strong Suit of English Art Songs

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/11/arts/music/11thal.html »

11 Feb 2006

As Audience Shrinks, the Met Gets Daring

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/11/arts/music/11met.html »

10 Feb 2006

Soprano Sylvia McNair switches from opera to cabaret

http://www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/living/13836554.htm »

10 Feb 2006

Operatic gold dust

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10 Feb 2006

Child's Opera According to Sendak: Send In the Bullies and Milk

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/10/arts/music/10send.html »

09 Feb 2006

LSO Live's Falstaff Wins Grammy

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09 Feb 2006

Philadelphia Orchestra/Rattle, Carnegie Hall, NY

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/501c727c-9911-11da-aa99-0000779e2340.html »

09 Feb 2006

New York Philharmonic to Make Concerts Available for Digital Downloading

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/09/arts/music/09reco.html »

08 Feb 2006

In Search of Mozart

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08 Feb 2006

Mozart's added horse-power

http://www.theage.com.au/news/music/mozarts-added-horsepower/2006/02/06/1139074161265.html »

08 Feb 2006

Faustus, The Last Night, Staatsoper, Berlin

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/51dac150-9848-11da-816b-0000779e2340.html »

08 Feb 2006

A Legitimate Rival to the Colossus

http://www.nysun.com/article/27207 »

07 Feb 2006

At andante.com, the finale

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07 Feb 2006

Andante Slips Away

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07 Feb 2006

Verdi's Poisoned Doge Receives Fascistic Staging in Hamburg

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07 Feb 2006

The Mikado — Coliseum, London

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07 Feb 2006

La clemenza di Tito Oper, Frankfurt

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06 Feb 2006

Alceste, Stuttgart State Opera

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06 Feb 2006

A Violetta to Conquer the Scenery

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/06/arts/music/06trav.html »

06 Feb 2006

With Soaring Reputation, a Young Tenor Has More to Prove

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06 Feb 2006

Verdi Would Be Proud

http://www.nysun.com/article/27038 »

06 Feb 2006

'Rosenkavalier' melds comedy, truth

http://www.chicagosuntimes.com/output/entertainment/cst-ftr-lyric06.html »

05 Feb 2006

An epic tale of lost chords found

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14932-2021534,00.html »

05 Feb 2006

Mikado

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2026528,00.html »

05 Feb 2006

Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri

http://www.musicomh.com/opera/iolanthe_0206.htm »

05 Feb 2006

Review: Gheorghiu Triumphs in 'Traviata'

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/05/AR2006020500501.html »

03 Feb 2006

Rodelinda, Barbican, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/f38fa206-9459-11da-82ea-0000779e2340.html »

03 Feb 2006

Concertos, Yes, but a Mozart Never Far From His Operatic Impulse

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

03 Feb 2006

Change or die

http://www.guardian.co.uk/filmandmusic/story/0,,1700397,00.html »

03 Feb 2006

Pirates: It Takes One to Know One

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03 Feb 2006

Opera Today Media Store Is Open

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02 Feb 2006

Dawn Upshaw — Still Rising, Still Shining

http://www.classicalsinger.com/magazine/article.php?id=1245 »

01 Feb 2006

The Medium/The Impresario/ Second Movement, Covent Garden Film Studios, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article341809.ece »

01 Feb 2006

Celebrating Mozart

http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/02/01/travel/01viennaletter.html »

31 Jan 2006

Don Giovanni, Palais Garnier, Paris

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/140a98ea-91ff-11da-bab9-0000779e2340.html »

31 Jan 2006

Gotterdammerung - Theatre du Chatelet, Paris

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/a0baa362-91fe-11da-bab9-0000779e2340.html »

31 Jan 2006

A Sprite Far From Heaven in a Quest for Redemption

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/31/arts/music/31bots.html »

31 Jan 2006

A Cornucopia of Orchestral Colors

http://www.nysun.com/article/26770 »

30 Jan 2006

Mazeppa, Opéra national de Lyon

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30 Jan 2006

A new generation in the house

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/afcbd12e-9135-11da-a628-0000779e2340.html »

30 Jan 2006

He Reigns In Spain

http://nymag.com/arts/classicaldance/classical/reviews/15621/index.html »

30 Jan 2006

Mozart 250 — Barbican/St Giles Cripplegate, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,,1698002,00.html »

30 Jan 2006

Pros Show the Neophytes How to Stroke an Audience

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/30/arts/music/30horn.html »

29 Jan 2006

Rattle Conducts Mozart With a German Touch

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

29 Jan 2006

Party Rolls on for Die-Hard Mozart Fans

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29 Jan 2006

A Nose Job Only Roxanne Could Love

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/29/arts/music/29shattuck.html?_r=1 »

28 Jan 2006

In Salzburg, a Warm Birthday Party on a Cold Night

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/28/arts/music/28moza.html »

27 Jan 2006

Archived Met Broadcasts on BBC Radio 3

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/aod/networks/radio3/aod.shtml?radio3/operaon3_sat »

27 Jan 2006

World Honors Mozart on 250th Birthday

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/01/27/ap/entertainment/mainD8FD2KN8C.shtml »

27 Jan 2006

Composer, and opera, are a mixed bag

http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/arts/ny-secfirst4599267jan25,0,1530554.story?coll=ny-arts-headlines »

26 Jan 2006

A Master With a Mission, Despite Her Personal Trials

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/27/arts/music/27horn.html?_r=1&pagewanted=1 »

26 Jan 2006

La Monnaie's Foccroulle Updates Image, Dreams of Almodovar

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=a8NP0HLAjMvI&refer=culture# »

26 Jan 2006

Music for the End of Time

http://www.thenation.com/docprem.mhtml?i=20060213&s=schiff »

26 Jan 2006

Mozart Rules From Salzburg to Santiago

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/26/AR2006012601302.html?nav=rss_artsandliving/entertainmentnews »

26 Jan 2006

Watching the Master Emerge, Circa 2006

http://www.nytimes.com/ref/arts/music/salzburg-journal.html?8dpc »

25 Jan 2006

Fleming's Sudden Departure Raises Questions

http://www.nytimes.com/ref/arts/music/salzburg-journal.html?8dpc »

24 Jan 2006

Soprano Vaness to leave the UW

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2002757688_vaness24.html »

24 Jan 2006

Glasgow gets the scale just right

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/ff6c7966-8c7d-11da-9efb-0000779e2340.html »

24 Jan 2006

Paris braced for Michael Haneke's 'mystery' Mozart

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/story/0,,1693547,00.html »

24 Jan 2006

Comme un chant de David, Paris

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/51cdf1b2-8c7e-11da-9efb-0000779e2340.html »

24 Jan 2006

The 'It' Composer

http://www.nysun.com/article/26327 »

24 Jan 2006

A Different Kind of Crossover

http://www.nysun.com/article/26329 »

24 Jan 2006

Two Clueless Newlyweds, Sharing a Bill With Purcell

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/24/arts/music/24dido.html »

24 Jan 2006

Mozart's Gift

http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/006/624ofupj.asp »

23 Jan 2006

The Populist Innovator

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/22/CMGGBGB3D41.DTL »

23 Jan 2006

The ghost of Mozart speaks

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2006/01/21/bmmoz21.xml&sSheet=/arts/2006/01/23/ixartleft.html »

23 Jan 2006

A Life as a Passion Play, in the Shadow of García Lorca

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/24/arts/music/23golijov-extra.html?8dpc »

22 Jan 2006

Music: The fruits of passion

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2101-1991379,00.html »

22 Jan 2006

Maximum Mozart

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14932-1989536,00.html »

20 Jan 2006

Symphony conquers majestic 'Missa'

http://www.boston.com/ae/music/articles/2006/01/20/symphony_conquers_majestic_missa/ »

20 Jan 2006

Señor 100 000 Volt

http://www.welt.de/data/2006/01/20/833636.html?s=1 »

20 Jan 2006

Cor blimey, look at the struts on that!

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14932-2000097,00.html »

20 Jan 2006

No Gaddafi? Send for Gilbert and Sullivan

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?view=DETAILS&grid=P8&xml=/arts/2006/01/18/bmrup18.xml »

20 Jan 2006

On This Day: 20 January

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

20 Jan 2006

Theatre of Voices — Jacqueline du Pré Concert Hall, Oxford

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,,1690740,00.html »

19 Jan 2006

Singer Horne Keeps Schedule Despite Cancer

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

19 Jan 2006

Little Debbie

http://www.timeout.com/newyork/Details.do?page=1&xyurl=xyl://TONYWebArticles1/538/music/little_debbie.xml »

19 Jan 2006

Not a Bitter Note in Their Song

http://www.nysun.com/article/26119 »

18 Jan 2006

Die Schöne Magelone — Wigmore Hall, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1688571,00.html »

17 Jan 2006

Still rocking us Amadeus

http://news.scotsman.com/features.cfm?id=66602006 »

17 Jan 2006

Chamber Orchestra of Europe/von Otter, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article338988.ece »

17 Jan 2006

Benvenuto Cellini, Opéra national du Rhin Strasbourg

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/f2871dde-86fe-11da-8521-0000779e2340.html »

17 Jan 2006

Salome — Town Hall, Leeds

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1687395,00.html »

17 Jan 2006

FIRST ANNUAL BEVERLY SILLS ARTIST AWARD AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA GIVEN TO NATHAN GUNN

http://www.operatoday.com/documents/Sills_Award.pdf »

16 Jan 2006

Bringing Massenet to the masses

http://news.scotsman.com/features.cfm?id=70022006 »

16 Jan 2006

Soprano's versatility sparkled

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2002742808_opera16.html »

16 Jan 2006

Schumann Rarity: An Opera of Bits and Pieces of 'Faust'

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/16/arts/music/16faus.html »

15 Jan 2006

Lyric hopes to lift curse with restaged 'Rigoletto'

http://www.suntimes.com/output/delacoma/sho-sunday-rig15.html »

15 Jan 2006

The Yeomen of New York

http://nymag.com/nymetro/arts/music/classical/reviews/15537/index.html »

15 Jan 2006

Everyone's Invited to Wolfgang's Party, Willing or Not

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/15/arts/music/15holl.html »

14 Jan 2006

Army Helps DNA Scientists Unravel Mozart Mystery

http://www.military.com/features/0,15240,85019,00.html »

14 Jan 2006

Nilsson in Person: The Glory of the Power

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/14/arts/music/14nils.html »

13 Jan 2006

For the Young Faces of Opera, a Night to Show Off in Style

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/13/arts/music/13tuck.html »

13 Jan 2006

My problem with Mozart

http://www.guardian.co.uk/filmandmusic/story/0,16373,1684720,00.html »

12 Jan 2006

Stravinsky in a flak jacket

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,11710,1684537,00.html »

12 Jan 2006

Score is reunited 170 years after Mozart's wife sliced it in two

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,26729-1980912,00.html »

12 Jan 2006

Nanki-Poo, Yum-Yum and Other Eternal Verities

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/12/arts/music/12gilb.html »

11 Jan 2006

Swedish Soprano Birgit Nilsson Dies

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

11 Jan 2006

OPERASÅNGERSKAN BIRGIT NILSSON DÖD

http://www.expressen.se/index.jsp?a=503819 »

11 Jan 2006

Toasting A Legend Of the Opera

http://www.nysun.com/article/25663 »

10 Jan 2006

The Bartered Bride, Royal Opera House, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/07c235e4-817d-11da-8b55-0000779e2340.html »

10 Jan 2006

Copyright Laws Severely Limit Availability of Music

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5139522 »

09 Jan 2006

DNA Results on Mozart's Skull Released

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2006/01/dna_detectives.php »

09 Jan 2006

The Bartered Bride at the Royal Opera House, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1682222,00.html »

09 Jan 2006

Renée Fleming and the Met Orchestra at Carnegie Hall — Two Reviews

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2006/01/out_of_the_oper.php »

08 Jan 2006

A Tenor Voice That Carries Across a Century

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/06/AR2006010601992.html »

08 Jan 2006

An unlikely heroine to the rescue ...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/story/0,11711,1681768,00.html »

08 Jan 2006

He Can Sing With His Shirt On, Too

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/08/arts/music/08tomm.html »

07 Jan 2006

Vienna returns Mozart's Affection

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20060107.wmozart0107/BNStory/specialTravel/ »

07 Jan 2006

Welsh Opera lands Met high flyer

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/story/0,11711,1680440,00.html »

06 Jan 2006

OPW and Keith Williams Architects to design Wexford Opera House

http://www.irish-architecture.com/news/2006/000002.html »

06 Jan 2006

Ablaberdyeva/Korobeinikov at Wigmore Hall, London — Four Reviews

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2006/01/ablaberdyevakor.php »

05 Jan 2006

Hansel and Gretel

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1678323,00.html »

05 Jan 2006

Die Fledermaus, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/9c2c1ba6-7d8f-11da-875c-0000779e2340.html »

05 Jan 2006

Mozart at 250? Time for Something New

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/05/arts/05moza.html »

05 Jan 2006

Metropolitan Opera, in Tight Times, Receives Record Gift of $25 Million

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/05/arts/music/05met.html »

04 Jan 2006

L'Elisir d'Amore at the Met — Three Reviews

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2006/01/a_homegrown_col.php »

03 Jan 2006

Mozart-Schädel: Geheimnis um Echtheit wird gelüftet

http://derstandard.at/?url=/?id=2293267 »

03 Jan 2006

Scientists May Have Found Mozart's Skull

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060103/ap_on_sc/austria_mozart_s_skull »

03 Jan 2006

Opera at the Philharmonic

http://www.nysun.com/article/25215 »

03 Jan 2006

Even at Concert Halls, It's Location, Location, Location

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/03/arts/music/03seat.html »

02 Jan 2006

Sounds of Summer: Dame Joan Sutherland

http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2005/s1539160.htm »

02 Jan 2006

Rare Operatic Masterpiece Comes to the Historic Los Angeles Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/1/prweb327128.htm »

02 Jan 2006

A Self-Confident Diva With a Symphony Orchestra to Contend With

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/02/arts/music/02phil.html »

01 Jan 2006

Il barbiere di Siviglia, Royal Opera House, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article335724.ece »

30 Dec 2005

Washington Opera to Perform Wagner Series

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/12/30/ap/entertainment/mainD8EQENSG3.shtml »

29 Dec 2005

Macabre, magical and magnificent

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/12/29/bthans29.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/12/29/ixartleft.html »

29 Dec 2005

ENO changes tune on music director

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/story/0,11711,1674599,00.html »

29 Dec 2005

Barenboim hints at La Scala encore

http://www.guardian.co.uk/italy/story/0,12576,1674692,00.html?gusrc=rss »

28 Dec 2005

Review: 'Wozzeck' Works for the Holidays

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=1449692 »

28 Dec 2005

ENO woes continue with new sacking and strike

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-1961532,00.html »

28 Dec 2005

Celebrating a Quarter-Millennium of Mozart

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,1837631,00.html »

28 Dec 2005

Unhappy birthday? It's his 250th anniversary, but Mozart is too 'chocolate-boxy' for Radio 3

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/news/article335215.ece »

28 Dec 2005

Music writers put an ear to the ground

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/0eab6a7a-767d-11da-a8a9-0000779e2340.html »

25 Dec 2005

Great News! It's the Dawning of the Atomic Age

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/25/arts/music/25tomm.html »

24 Dec 2005

Review 2005: opera

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/12/24/btopera24.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/12/24/ixartleft.html »

23 Dec 2005

The Year in Music

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2005/12/23/110.html »

23 Dec 2005

Soprano Cancels Carnegie Recital Debut

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=1432800 »

23 Dec 2005

The Order in the Chaos of 'Wozzeck'

http://www.nysun.com/article/24934 »

23 Dec 2005

JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU: THE SORCERER OF THE STAGE

http://www.goldbergweb.com/en/magazine/composers/2004/06/23332.php »

22 Dec 2005

Tragic Indeed — An American Tragedy is yet another contemporary-opera-by-the-numbers rehash

http://www.newyorkmetro.com/nymetro/arts/music/classical/reviews/15333/index.html »