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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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21 Feb 2006

Difficult Verdi Opera Gets Rare Revival

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'It's not the Holy Grail'

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21 Feb 2006

Macbeth, Royal Opera House, London

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21 Feb 2006

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

Scots tycoon saves English opera

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20 Feb 2006

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

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20 Feb 2006

Love conquers all — even one-eyed monsters

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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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,,1712936,00.html »

19 Feb 2006

In Act III, the Chairman Quits

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18 Feb 2006

Please sir, more millions

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20060218.MONEY18/TPStory/TPEntertainment/ »

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/filmandmusic/story/0,,1710977,00.html »

16 Feb 2006

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

http://metromix.chicagotribune.com/reviews/critics/mmx-gjd267amt.13feb15,1,6323777.story?coll=mmx-home_bottom_hedsh2o »

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

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/7b5292fe-9dc7-11da-b1c6-0000779e2340.html »

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'

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/entertainment/1139909583214190.xml&coll=2 »

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

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/0ad456d6-9c35-11da-8baa-0000779e2340.html »

13 Feb 2006

The Marriage of Figaro

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2038219,00.html »

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

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2006/02/09/bmshore09.xml&sSheet=/arts/2006/02/10/ixartright.html »

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

http://www.lso.co.uk/recordings/lsolive/detail.asp?Detail=LSO0055 »

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

http://www.smh.com.au/news/film-reviews/celebration-of-mozart-stays-in-tune-with-the-facts/2006/02/08/1139379567372.html »

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

http://www.latimes.com/technology/la-et-andante3feb03,1,82852.story?coll=la-headlines-technology »

07 Feb 2006

Andante Slips Away

http://blogs.mercurynews.com/aei/2006/02/andante_slips_a.html »

07 Feb 2006

Verdi's Poisoned Doge Receives Fascistic Staging in Hamburg

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=awK5_5vJcfNM&refer=culture »

07 Feb 2006

The Mikado — Coliseum, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,,1703675,00.html »

07 Feb 2006

La clemenza di Tito Oper, Frankfurt

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/fe9e367c-977d-11da-82b7-0000779e2340.html »

06 Feb 2006

Alceste, Stuttgart State Opera

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/56a48020-96b5-11da-a5ba-0000779e2340.html »

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

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

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

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/ce687c6e-9134-11da-a628-0000779e2340.html »

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

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AUSTRIA_MOZART_MANIA?SITE=ILMOL&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2006-01-28-17-28-45 »

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 »