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On The Death of Klinghoffer

This is a revised version of my review of the Sept 5th 1991American premiere of The Death of Klinghoffer, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The opera was first performed at Brussels’ La Monnaie the previous spring.

Anna Netrebko, now a dramatic soprano, shines in the Met’s dark and murky ‘Macbeth’

The former lyric soprano holds up well — and survives the intrusive close-up camerawork of the ‘Live in HD’ transmission

Arizona Opera Presents First Mariachi Opera

Houston Grand Opera commissioned Cruzar la Cara de la Luna from composer José “Pepe” Martínez, music director of Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, who wrote the text together with Broadway and opera director Leonard Foglia. The work had its world premier in 2010. Since then, it has traveled to several cities including Paris, Chicago, and San Diego.

Plácido Domingo: I due Foscari, London

“Why should I go to hear Plácido Domingo” someone said when Verdi’s I due Foscari was announced by the Royal Opera House. There are very good reasons for doing so.

Philip Glass’s The Trial

Music Theatre Wales presented the world premiere of Philip Glass’s The Trial (Kafka) last night at the Linbury, Royal Opera House. Music Theatre Wales started doing Glass in 1989. Their production of Glass’s In the Penal Colony in 2010 was such a success that Glass conceived The Trial specially for the company.

Joyce DiDonato: Alcina, Barbican, London

To say that the English Concert’s performance of Handel’s Alcina at the Barbican on 10 October 2014 was hotly anticipated would be an understatement. Sold out for weeks, the performance capitalised on the draw of its two principals Joyce DiDonato and Alice Coote and generated the sort of buzz which the work did at its premiere.

Un ballo in maschera in San Francisco

The subject is regicide, a hot topic during the Italian risorgimento when the Italian peninsula was in the grip of the Hapsburgs, the Bourbons, the House of Savoy and the Pontiff of the Catholic Church.

A New Don Giovanni and Anniversary at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago opened its sixtieth anniversary season with a new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni directed by Artistic Director of the Goodman Theater, Robert Falls.

Grande messe des morts, LSO

It was a little over two years ago that I heard Sir Colin Davis conduct the Berlioz Requiem in St Paul’s Cathedral; it was the last time I heard — or indeed saw — him conduct his beloved and loving London Symphony Orchestra.

Guillaume Tell, Welsh National Opera

Part of their Liberty or Death season along with Rossini’s Mose in Egitto and Bizet’s Carmen, Welsh National Opera performed David Pountney’s new production of Rossini’s Guillaume Tell (seen 4 October 2014).

Mose in Egitto, Welsh National Opera

Welsh National Opera’s production of Rossini’s Mose in Egitto was the second of two Rossini operas (the other is Guillaume Tell) performed in tandem for their autumn tour.

L’incoronazione di Poppea, Barbican Hall

In Monteverdi’s first Venetian opera, Il Ritorno d’Ulisse (1641), Penelope’s patient devotion as she waits for the return of her beloved Ulysses culminates in the triumph of love and faithfulness; in contrast, in L’incoronazione di Poppea it is the eponymous Queen’s lust, passion and ambition that prevail.

Rameau’s Les Paladins, Wigmore Hall

After the triumphs of love, the surprises: Les Paladins, under their director Jérôme Correas, and soprano Sandrine Piau are following their tour of material from their 2011 CD, ‘Le Triomphe de L’amour’, with a new amatory arrangement.

Puccini : The Girl of the Golden West, ENO London

At the ENO, Puccini's La fanciulla del West becomes The Girl of the Golden West. Hearing this opera in English instead of Italian has its advantages, While we can still hear the exotic, Italianate Madama Butterfly fantasies in the orchestra, in English, we're closer to the original pot-boiler melodrama. Madama Biutterfly is premier cru: The Girl of the Golden West veers closer, at times, to hokum. The new ENO production gets round the implausibility of the plot by engaging with its natural innocence.

Anna Caterina Antonacci, Wigmore Hall, London

Presenting a well-structured and characterful programme, Italian soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci demonstrated her prowess in both soprano and mezzo repertoire in this Wigmore Hall recital, performing European works from the early years of the twentieth century. Assuredly accompanied by her regular pianist Donald Sulzen, Antonacci was self-composed and calm of manner, but also evinced a warmly engaging stage presence throughout.

Il barbiere di Siviglia, Royal Opera

Bold, bright and brash, Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s Il barbiere di Siviglia tells its story clearly in complementary primary colours.

Gluck and Bertoni at Bampton

Bampton Classical Opera’s 2014 double bill neatly balanced drollery and gravity. Rectifying the apparent prevailing indifference to the 300th centenary of Christoph Willibald Gluck birth, Bampton offered a sharp, witty production of the composer’s Il Parnaso confuso, pairing this ‘festa teatrale’ with Ferdinando Bertoni’s more sombre Orfeo.

Purcell: A Retrospective

Harry Christophers and The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra launched the Wigmore Hall’s two-year series, ‘Purcell: A Retrospective’, in splendid style. Flexibility, buoyancy and transparency were the watchwords.

Mahler: Symphony no.3 — Prom 73

It would be unfair, but one could summarise this concert with the words, ‘Senator, you’re no Leonard Bernstein.’

Los Angeles Opera Opens with La traviata

On September 13, Los Angeles Opera opened its 2014-2015 season with a revival of Marta Domingo’s updated, Art Deco staging of Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata. It starred Nino Machaidze as Violetta, Arturo Chácon-Cruz as Alfredo, and Plácido Domingo as Giorgio Germont. The conductor was Music Director James Conlon.


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31 Jan 2006

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30 Jan 2006

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30 Jan 2006

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29 Jan 2006

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29 Jan 2006

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29 Jan 2006

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28 Jan 2006

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27 Jan 2006

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27 Jan 2006

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27 Jan 2006

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26 Jan 2006

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26 Jan 2006

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26 Jan 2006

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26 Jan 2006

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26 Jan 2006

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25 Jan 2006

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24 Jan 2006

Soprano Vaness to leave the UW

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24 Jan 2006

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24 Jan 2006

Paris braced for Michael Haneke's 'mystery' Mozart

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24 Jan 2006

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24 Jan 2006

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24 Jan 2006

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24 Jan 2006

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24 Jan 2006

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23 Jan 2006

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22 Jan 2006

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20 Jan 2006

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20 Jan 2006

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19 Jan 2006

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19 Jan 2006

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18 Jan 2006

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17 Jan 2006

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17 Jan 2006

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16 Jan 2006

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16 Jan 2006

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15 Jan 2006

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14 Jan 2006

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14 Jan 2006

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13 Jan 2006

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

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13 Jan 2006

My problem with Mozart

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12 Jan 2006

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12 Jan 2006

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11 Jan 2006

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11 Jan 2006

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11 Jan 2006

Toasting A Legend Of the Opera

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10 Jan 2006

The Bartered Bride, Royal Opera House, London

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10 Jan 2006

Copyright Laws Severely Limit Availability of Music

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09 Jan 2006

DNA Results on Mozart's Skull Released

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09 Jan 2006

The Bartered Bride at the Royal Opera House, London

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09 Jan 2006

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

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08 Jan 2006

A Tenor Voice That Carries Across a Century

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08 Jan 2006

An unlikely heroine to the rescue ...

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08 Jan 2006

He Can Sing With His Shirt On, Too

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07 Jan 2006

Vienna returns Mozart's Affection

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07 Jan 2006

Welsh Opera lands Met high flyer

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06 Jan 2006

OPW and Keith Williams Architects to design Wexford Opera House

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06 Jan 2006

Ablaberdyeva/Korobeinikov at Wigmore Hall, London — Four Reviews

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05 Jan 2006

Hansel and Gretel

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05 Jan 2006

Die Fledermaus, Metropolitan Opera, New York

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05 Jan 2006

Mozart at 250? Time for Something New

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05 Jan 2006

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

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04 Jan 2006

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

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03 Jan 2006

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03 Jan 2006

Scientists May Have Found Mozart's Skull

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03 Jan 2006

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03 Jan 2006

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02 Jan 2006

Sounds of Summer: Dame Joan Sutherland

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02 Jan 2006

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

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02 Jan 2006

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

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01 Jan 2006

Il barbiere di Siviglia, Royal Opera House, London

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30 Dec 2005

Washington Opera to Perform Wagner Series

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29 Dec 2005

Macabre, magical and magnificent

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29 Dec 2005

ENO changes tune on music director

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29 Dec 2005

Barenboim hints at La Scala encore

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28 Dec 2005

Review: 'Wozzeck' Works for the Holidays

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28 Dec 2005

ENO woes continue with new sacking and strike

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28 Dec 2005

Celebrating a Quarter-Millennium of Mozart

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28 Dec 2005

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

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28 Dec 2005

Music writers put an ear to the ground

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25 Dec 2005

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

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24 Dec 2005

Review 2005: opera

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23 Dec 2005

The Year in Music

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23 Dec 2005

Soprano Cancels Carnegie Recital Debut

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23 Dec 2005

The Order in the Chaos of 'Wozzeck'

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23 Dec 2005

JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU: THE SORCERER OF THE STAGE

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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 »

22 Dec 2005

OPERA HOT — The Met’s fall season

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21 Dec 2005

An Enjoyable Farce of an Operetta

http://www.nysun.com/article/24773 »

21 Dec 2005

National Opera chairman quits

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21 Dec 2005

This Barber is a cut above

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21 Dec 2005

Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music

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21 Dec 2005

Beethoven: The Universal Composer

http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=3814 »

21 Dec 2005

Internet encyclopaedias go head to head — Jimmy Wales' Wikipedia comes close to Britannica in terms of the accuracy of its science entries, a Nature investigation finds

http://www.nature.com/news/2005/051212/full/438900a.html »

20 Dec 2005

Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner — Cadogan Hall, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1670919,00.html »

20 Dec 2005

God Is in the Music

http://www.nysun.com/article/24728 »

20 Dec 2005

Acoustics first, then architecture

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/9efbcdb6-70fd-11da-89d3-0000779e2340.html »

20 Dec 2005

How's That Again? An Echoing Refrain

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/20/arts/20echo.html »

19 Dec 2005

Voices of doom at the Coliseum

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,11710,1669831,00.html »

18 Dec 2005

Making waves as the tide goes out at Scottish Opera

http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/thereview.cfm?id=2424152005 »

18 Dec 2005

Katarina Karneus — Wigmore Hall, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1669308,00.html »

18 Dec 2005

Push to Rescue Met Recordings

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/16/arts/music/16radi.html »

16 Dec 2005

Irresistibly moving — Billy Budd, Coliseum

http://www.spectator.co.uk/artsreview.php?id=458 »

16 Dec 2005

Pick of 2005: Opera

http://www.newstatesman.com/Arts/200512190045 »

16 Dec 2005

Met Opera Slashing Budget

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

16 Dec 2005

Singer's perfect storm — Soprano Dawn Upshaw's sense of adventure draws her to 'El Nino'

http://www.dailynews.com/entertainment/ci_3311776 »

16 Dec 2005

Bryn Terfel — Millennium Centre, Cardiff

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1668529,00.html »

16 Dec 2005

Singing A to Z on the cusp of stardom

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/27f19678-6dd9-11da-a4df-0000779e2340.html »

15 Dec 2005

Christmas surprise

http://www.budapestsun.com/full_story.asp?ArticleId=%7B2F05BCA6EA4E4A6ABC5B9D712489F570%7D&From=Style »

15 Dec 2005

Sensitive autocrat in a season of content

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,17580597%255E16947,00.html »

15 Dec 2005

The Dream of Gerontius — Barbican, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1667677,00.html »

14 Dec 2005

Rising star may yet call the tune for Scottish Opera

http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/52450.html »

14 Dec 2005

Divas and dabblers — The lesson of the crisis in English opera is that we have to overhaul how the arts are governed

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,11710,1666756,00.html »

14 Dec 2005

Follower of the main story

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/4b947b7a-6c46-11da-bb53-0000779e2340.html »

13 Dec 2005

A Song Cycle With Bells On

http://www.nysun.com/article/24365 »

13 Dec 2005

An Intrepid Tenor Faces Un-Schubertian Obstacles

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/13/arts/music/13chri.html »

13 Dec 2005

Sir John's passion

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,11710,1665244,00.html »

12 Dec 2005

Frederica Von Stade, With Verve and Vitality

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/11/AR2005121101249.html »

12 Dec 2005

War and Peace opens in Moscow, survives scandal

http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=entertainmentNews&storyID=2005-12-12T133954Z_01_ROB248321_RTRUKOC_0_UK-ARTS-RUSSIA-OPERA.xml&archived=False »

12 Dec 2005

The Marriage, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/874d57fc-6ab3-11da-ba41-0000779e2340.html »

12 Dec 2005

Savoring the Season of Comfort & Joy

http://www.nysun.com/article/24305 »

10 Dec 2005

Students Who Can Sing Like the Pros

http://www.nysun.com/article/24251 »

10 Dec 2005

Cecilia Bartoli - Barbican, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/1b59df54-6859-11da-bfce-0000779e2340.html »

10 Dec 2005

'Hansel and Gretel' a delicious holiday treat

http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/entertainment/13374776.htm »

10 Dec 2005

La Scala after the storm is battered but still beautiful

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/bf339d28-6858-11da-bfce-0000779e2340.html »

08 Dec 2005

Philharmonia Orchestra/Sokiev, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article331843.ece »

08 Dec 2005

Harding applauded at La Scala opening

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/breaking_news/13354037.htm »

08 Dec 2005

Opera house's woes grow as staff threaten to strike

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,8159-1915359,00.html »

08 Dec 2005

Making Artistic Trade-Offs at Glimmerglass Opera

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/08/arts/08oper.html?adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1134051709-DW9slUbMOnonAsAEo2Lo5g »

07 Dec 2005

Export Young times it right

http://www.theage.com.au/news/music/export-young-times-it-right/2005/12/07/1133829654195.html »

07 Dec 2005

Pamela Rosenberg's time at the Opera was as full of drama as any production. What are people saying about her now?

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/12/07/DDG9QG3CCD1.DTL »

07 Dec 2005

Young conductor to open La Scala season

http://www.cbc.ca/story/arts/national/2005/12/06/Arts/lascala-open-051206.html »