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Kathleen Ferrier Remembered

Kathleen Ferrier Remembered, from SOMM Recordings, makes available on CD archive broadcasts of British and German song. All come from BBC broadcasts made between 1947 and 1952. Of the 26 tracks in this collection, 19 are "new", not having been commercially released. The remaining seven have been remastered by sound restoration engineer Ted Kendall. Something here even for those who already own the complete recordings.

Saint Louis Butterfly Soars

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis knew to trust the surefire potential of Madame Butterfly, and pretty much stayed out of its way.

Saint Louis: Gordon’s Revised Grapes

If opera is to remain a viable, accessible 21st century art form, it will be largely owing to the commitment of visionary companies like Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.

Titus Lightens Up in Saint Louis

Mozart’s opera seria, La Clemenza di Tito, performed in English at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis did something I did not think possible.

Il turco in Italia: Garsington Opera

Martin Duncan's production of Rossini's Il turco in Italia debuted in 2011, only the second production to be performed in Garsington Opera's then new home at Wormsley. Revived for the first time on 25 June 2017, David Parry was again conducting with Quirijn de Lang as Selim, Geoffrey Dolton as Don Geronio and Mark Stone as Prosdocimo returning to their roles, plus Sarah Tynan as Fiorilla, Katie Bray as Zaide, Luciano Botelho as Narciso and Jack Swanson as Albazar. Designs were by Francis O'Connor, with lighting by Mark Jonathan and movement by Nick Winston.

Glyndebourne's wartime Ariadne auf Naxos

It’s country-house opera season, and Glyndebourne have decided it’s time for a return of Katharina Thoma’s country-house-set Ariadne auf Naxos, first seen in 2013. Thoma locates Strauss’s opera-about-opera in a 1940s manor house which has been sequestered as a military hospital, neatly alluding to Glyndebourne’s own history when it transformed itself into a centre for evacuees from east London and the Christie children’s nursery became a sick bay.

On Trial in Saint Louis

That Opera Theatre of Saint Louis fearlessly embraces the cutting edge is once again evidenced by their compelling American premiere of The Trial.

A Traditional Rigoletto in Las Vegas

On June 9, 2017, Opera Las Vegas presented a traditional production of Verdi’s Rigoletto conducted by Music Director Gregory Buchalter with a cast headed by veteran baritone Michael Chioldi. A most convincing Rigoletto, Chioldi was a man in psychological pain from the begining of the opera. His fear and his vulnerability to the whims of the nobility were evident in every meaty, well-colored phrase he sang.

Thumbprint, An Amazing Woman Leaves an Indelible Mark

Thumbprint is the story of the young, innocent and illiterate Mukhtar Mai who was assaulted by a group of powerful men. Following the attack, Mukhtar, having supposedly been disgraced, was expected to commit suicide. Instead, she amazed everyone who knew her by going to the police and calling for the arrest of her attackers.

Kaufmann's first Otello: Royal Opera House, London

Out of the blackness, Keith Warner’s new production of Verdi’s Otello explodes into being with a violent gesture of fury. Not the tempest raging in the pit - though Antonio Pappano conjures a terrifying maelstrom from the ROH Orchestra and the enlarged ROH Chorus hurls a blood-curdling battering-ram of sound into the auditorium. Rather, Warner offers a spot-lit emblem of frustrated malice and wrath, as a lone soldier fiercely hurls a Venetian mask to the ground.

Don Carlo in Marseille

First mounted in 2015 at the Opéra National de Bordeaux this splendid Don Carlo production took stage just now at the Opéra de Marseille with a completely different cast and conductor. This Marseille edition achieved an artistic stature rarely found hereabouts, or anywhere.

Diamanda Galás: Savagery and Opulence

Unconventional to the last, Diamanda Galás tore through her Barbican concert on Monday evening with a torrential force that shattered the inertia and passivity of the modern song recital. This was operatic activism, pure and simple. Dressed in metallic, shimmering black she moved rather stately across the stage to her piano - but there was nothing stately about what unfolded during the next 90 minutes.

Schubert Wanderer Songs - Florian Boesch, Wigmore Hall

A summit reached at the end of a long journey: Florian Boesch and Malcolm Martineau at the Wigmore Hall, as the two-year Complete Schubert Song series draws to a close. Unmistakably a high point in the whole traverse. A well-planned programme of much-loved songs performed exceptionally well, with less well known repertoire presented with intelligent flourish.

La Bohème in San Francisco

In 2008 it was the electrifying conducting of Nicola Luisotti and the famed Mimì of Angela Gheorghiu, in 2014 it was the riveting portrayals of Michael Fabbiano’s Rodolfo and Alexey Markov’s Marcelo. Now, in 2017, it is the high Italian style of Erika Grimaldi’s Mimì — and just about everything else!

A heart-rending Jenůfa at Grange Park Opera

Katie Mitchell’s 1998 Welsh National Opera production of Janáček’s first mature opera, Jenůfa, is a good choice for Grange Park Opera’s first season at its new home, West Horsley Place. Revived by Robin Tebbutt, Mitchell and designer Vicki Mortimer’s 1930s urban setting emphasises the opera’s lack of sentimentality and subjectivism, and this stark realism is further enhanced by the narrow horseshoe design of architect Wasfi Kani’s ‘Theatre in the Woods’ whose towering walls and narrow width seem to add further to the weight of oppression which constricts the lives of the inhabitants.

Pelléas et Mélisande at Garsington Opera

“I am nearer to the greatest secrets of the next world than I am to the smallest secrets of those eyes!” So despairs Golaud, enflamed by jealousy, suspicious of his mysterious wife Mélisande’s love for his half-brother Pelléas. Michael Boyd’s thought-provoking new production of Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande at Garsington Opera certainly ponders plentiful secrets: of the conscience, of the subconscious, of the soul. But, with his designer Tom Piper, Boyd brings the opera’s dreams and mysteries into landscapes that are lit, symbolically and figuratively, with precision.

Carmen: The Grange Festival

The Grange Festival, artistic director Michael Chance, has opened at Northington Grange giving everyone a chance to see what changes have arisen from this change of festival at the old location. For our first visit we caught the opening night of Annabel Arden's new production of Bizet's Carmen on Sunday 11 June 2017. Conducted by Jean-Luc Tingaud with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in the pit, the cast included Na'ama Goldman as Carmen, Leonardo Capalbo as Don Jose, Shelley Jackson as Micaela and Phillip Rhodes as Escamillo. There were also two extra characters, Aicha Kossoko and Tonderai Munyevu as Commere and Compere. Designs were by Joanna Parker (costume co-designer Ilona Karas) with video by Dick Straker, lighting by Peter Mumford. Thankfully, the opera comique version of the opera was used, with dialogue by Meredith Oakes.

Don Giovanni in San Francisco

San Francisco Opera revved up its 2011 production of Don Giovanni with a new directorial team and a new conductor. And a blue-chip cast.

Dutch National Opera puts on a spellbinding Marian Vespers

A body lies in half-shadow, surrounded by an expectant gathering. Our Father is intoned in Gregorian chant. The solo voices bloom into a chorus with a joyful flourish of brass.

Into the Wood: A Midsummer Night's Dream at Snape Maltings

‘I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, Where Oxlips and the nodding Violet grows.’ In her new production of Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Netia Jones takes us deep into the canopied groves of Oberon’s forest, luring us into the nocturnal embrace of the wood with a heady ‘physick’ of disorientating visual charms.


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14 Apr 2017

Extravagant Line-up 2017-18 at Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden, Germany

The town’s name itself “Baden-Baden” (named after Count Baden) sounds already enticing. Built against the old railway station, its Festspielhaus programs the biggest stars in opera for Germany’s largest auditorium. A Mecca for music lovers, this festival house doesn’t have its own ensemble, but through its generous sponsoring brings the great productions to the dreamy idylle.  »

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22 Dec 2005

OPERA HOT — The Met’s fall season

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21 Dec 2005

An Enjoyable Farce of an Operetta

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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

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21 Dec 2005

Beethoven: The Universal Composer

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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

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20 Dec 2005

Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner — Cadogan Hall, London

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20 Dec 2005

God Is in the Music

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20 Dec 2005

Acoustics first, then architecture

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20 Dec 2005

How's That Again? An Echoing Refrain

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19 Dec 2005

Voices of doom at the Coliseum

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18 Dec 2005

Making waves as the tide goes out at Scottish Opera

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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

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16 Dec 2005

Pick of 2005: Opera

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16 Dec 2005

Met Opera Slashing Budget

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16 Dec 2005

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

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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

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15 Dec 2005

Christmas surprise

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15 Dec 2005

Sensitive autocrat in a season of content

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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

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13 Dec 2005

A Song Cycle With Bells On

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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

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12 Dec 2005

The Marriage, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

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12 Dec 2005

Savoring the Season of Comfort & Joy

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10 Dec 2005

Students Who Can Sing Like the Pros

http://www.nysun.com/article/24251 »

10 Dec 2005

Cecilia Bartoli - Barbican, London

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10 Dec 2005

'Hansel and Gretel' a delicious holiday treat

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10 Dec 2005

La Scala after the storm is battered but still beautiful

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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

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07 Dec 2005

Export Young times it right

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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?

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07 Dec 2005

Young conductor to open La Scala season

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07 Dec 2005

I’m taking Tarantino to the opera

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07 Dec 2005

L'Amour des trois oranges, Paris Opera

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06 Dec 2005

La Scala Curtain Rises on More Than a New Season

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06 Dec 2005

A Sense of Moment for New Settings of Poems by 3 Poets

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06 Dec 2005

Lohengrin, Vienna State Opera

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06 Dec 2005

Now, for fine-tuning the Ellie — The opera house's woes, sound to signage, can be fixed or tolerated

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05 Dec 2005

Scaling the Heights — Elizabeth Futral

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04 Dec 2005

Lissner's Tenure at La Scala Begins with Idomeneo

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04 Dec 2005

Waiting in the Wings, Singing to Themselves

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/04/arts/04midg.html »

02 Dec 2005

Zubin Mehta: Lightning conductor — At almost 70, the Indian maestro Zubin Mehta is still wowing audiences and dividing critics across the globe

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/interviews/article330082.ece »

02 Dec 2005

Celebrity So Extraordinaire She Rivaled the Eiffel Tower

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/02/arts/design/02bern.html »

02 Dec 2005

Rescue mission

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02 Dec 2005

How to set America to music

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02 Dec 2005

Music is a life science — Opera aficionado Carolyn Abbate chose music over biology

http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2005/12.01/03-abbate.html »

02 Dec 2005

Annapolis Opera will celebrate Mozart's birthday 'by candlelight'

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/annearundel/bal-ar.mary02dec02,1,6343416.story?coll=bal-local-arundel »

01 Dec 2005

Boston Symphony/ Hunt Lieberson, Carnegie Hall

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01 Dec 2005

Rich texture despite tight pocket

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,17430041%255E5001562,00.html »

01 Dec 2005

South Africa's leading opera singer shot dead on family's wine estate

http://www.guardian.co.uk/southafrica/story/0,13262,1654685,00.html »

30 Nov 2005

Renée Fleming - PBS Great Performances

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/shows/sacredsongs/index.html »

30 Nov 2005

Elektra in Stuttgart

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30 Nov 2005

Schubert und Oper, das ist ein Konzert-Erlebnis

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30 Nov 2005

Bold choices will open opera house

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30 Nov 2005

Parsifal, Music Center, Los Angeles

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30 Nov 2005

ENO boss exits on a low note

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-1897265,00.html »

29 Nov 2005

Strange Love — The Met’s weird new production bleeds the delicate chemistry out of Roméo et Juliette

http://www.newyorkmetro.com/nymetro/arts/music/classical/reviews/15167/index.html »

29 Nov 2005

Kozena and Daniels, Barbican Hall, London

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29 Nov 2005

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Linbury Studio, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1652056,00.html »

29 Nov 2005

A Baritone and a Pianist in a Harmonious Conversation

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/29/arts/music/29imml.html »

28 Nov 2005

Is a Free Tuition in Music Worthwhile? An Argument For

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/28/arts/music/28yale.html »

27 Nov 2005

It's the eternal triangle, if you don't count the beast

http://www.smh.com.au/news/arts/its-the-eternal-triangle-if-you-dont-count-the-beast/2005/11/27/1133026342731.html »

27 Nov 2005

Operetta with two left feet

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,17383145%255E5001562,00.html »

27 Nov 2005

How the son of Mozart is finally finding a voice

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26 Nov 2005

Lock, stock and baritone

http://news.scotsman.com/features.cfm?id=2309052005 »

26 Nov 2005

The heart of their music

http://www.boston.com/ae/music/articles/2005/11/25/the_heart_of_their_music/ »

26 Nov 2005

A Guided Tour Through the Ruin of 'Oberon'

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/27/arts/music/27CDreview.html »

25 Nov 2005

At Eclectic Zankel Hall, One Thing Rarely Varies

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/25/arts/music/25zank.html »

25 Nov 2005

A Powerful Young Voice Slays the MTA

http://www.nysun.com/article/23516 »

25 Nov 2005

Saul — Town Hall, Leeds

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1650206,00.html »

25 Nov 2005

Xerxes, London Coliseum

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/389526f6-5d8b-11da-be9c-0000779e2340.html »

24 Nov 2005

A Soprano Who Is Immersed in Schumann and Strauss

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/24/arts/music/24chec.html »

23 Nov 2005

Cosi Fan Tutte — Komische Oper, Berlin

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1648417,00.html »

23 Nov 2005

Harley, Zurich Opera

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/3e56ed26-5bc5-11da-b221-0000779e2340.html »

23 Nov 2005

Opera tenor James King dies at 80

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4463558.stm »

22 Nov 2005

Soprano Deborah Voigt comes back with her familiar, splendid sound intact

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/11/22/DDGVOFS12J1.DTL&hw=voigt&sn=001&sc=1000 »

22 Nov 2005

Los Angeles Opera overcomes musket misfires, unsettling sets

http://www.presstelegram.com/entertainment/ci_3239463 »

22 Nov 2005

Un ballo in maschera, Royal Opera House, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/274e0468-5b4b-11da-b221-0000779e2340.html »

22 Nov 2005

Dresden's heart reclaimed from the ashes

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/c49c89ec-5b4b-11da-b221-0000779e2340.html »

22 Nov 2005

A Delicious Recital, Coughs and All

http://www.nysun.com/article/23384 »

22 Nov 2005

Liszt, Haydn and Brahms, With a Touch of the Nightclub

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/22/arts/music/22ange.html »

21 Nov 2005

Bayerische Staatsoper on the Death of James King

http://www.bayerische.staatsoper.de/c.php/index_bso.php?dom=dom1& »

21 Nov 2005

Un Ballo In Maschera, Royal Opera House, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article328401.ece »

21 Nov 2005

A Strong Dose Of Gallic Charm For This Juliet

http://www.nysun.com/article/23296 »

21 Nov 2005

Lyric's 'Marriage' lovely but so confusing

http://www.suntimes.com/output/entertainment/cst-ftr-lyric21.html »

21 Nov 2005

Marta Eggerth, Legendary Soprano, Talks About Vienna, Career

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aV.ry4MIEdYM&refer=culture »

21 Nov 2005

US-Tenor James King 80-jährig verstorben

http://www.salzburg.com/sn/nachrichten/artikel/1835089.html »

20 Nov 2005

Falsetto castrati enjoyed rock-star status

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20 Nov 2005

Mastered Mozart, Preached Janacek, Schmoozed Shostakovich

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/20/arts/music/20whit.html »

19 Nov 2005

Puccini's Western almost golden

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/features/lifestyle/sfl-mu19fanciullanov19,0,2276928.story?coll=sfla-features-headlines »

19 Nov 2005

The Star It Was Made For Returns to Opera at the Met

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/19/arts/music/19dess.html »

18 Nov 2005

IU School of Music receives $40.6 million gift

http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/2626.html »

18 Nov 2005

Emotional Torment, With Impulsive Volatility

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/18/arts/music/18mids.html »

17 Nov 2005

Inauguration de la salle Garnier-Opéra de Monte-Carlo restaurée

http://www.lefigaro.fr/perm/afp_depeches/clt/051117094623.2mvo85ht.html »

17 Nov 2005

Death, transcendence, beauty

http://www.sptimes.com/2005/11/17/Weekend/Death__transcendence_.shtml »

17 Nov 2005

Big-time singer who dreams of a smaller voice

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/11/17/bmnina17.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/11/17/ixartright.html »

17 Nov 2005

Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame, L'Esplanade, St-Etienne

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/f54c8f70-5645-11da-b04f-00000e25118c.html »

17 Nov 2005

Roméo et Juliette, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/bebf1fc6-5646-11da-b04f-00000e25118c.html »

15 Nov 2005

Met Rarity: Barcarolle Simulated for a Movie

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/15/movies/15marg.html »

15 Nov 2005

The Real Bach at Leipzig

http://www.nysun.com/article/23052 »

15 Nov 2005

Blind Operatunity Star Has Super Naughty Xmas

http://www.whatsonstage.com/dl/page.php?page=greenroom&story=E8821132067924 »

15 Nov 2005

Un ballo in maschera, Leipzig Opera

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/4b3bf012-557c-11da-8a74-00000e25118c.html »

15 Nov 2005

A Mozart Clan: Nice Sounds Veiled by One Celestial Note

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/15/arts/music/15moza.html »

14 Nov 2005

Diva in a Verismo Rarity, Chewing Imaginary Scenery

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/14/arts/music/14zaza.html »

14 Nov 2005

A Hummable Treat for All Ages

http://www.nysun.com/article/22973 »

14 Nov 2005

A Beautiful Singer, a Virtuoso Violinist & an Intrusive Train

http://www.nysun.com/article/22971 »

13 Nov 2005

Opera downsizes as Italy's divas go on hunger strike

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/story/0,11711,1641479,00.html »

13 Nov 2005

On the Move: Ana Maria Martinez

http://www.classicalsinger.com/magazine/article.php?id=1191 »

12 Nov 2005

Happy birthday to the wizard of Oz

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14932-1866272,00.html »

12 Nov 2005

A SERIOUS KIDS' OPERA

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/11/13/PKGE6FI7L91.DTL&type=performance »

12 Nov 2005

The End of the Great Big American Voice

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/13/arts/music/13midg.html »

12 Nov 2005

Juliette Has Fun (Before She Dies, of Course)

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/13/arts/music/13gure.html »

11 Nov 2005

'Fidelio' holds you captive ... but not in a good way

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/11/11/DDGD1FLR3Q1.DTL&type=performance »

11 Nov 2005

A Sure Thing, Though Not On the High B

http://www.nysun.com/article/22876 »

11 Nov 2005

A Gala With a Difference: Music as the Main Course

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/11/arts/music/11voig.html »

11 Nov 2005

Florida Grand Opera opens season with Puccini's torrid Old West love triangle

http://www.southflorida.com/events/sfl-mu10fanciullanov10,0,2723881.story?coll=sfe-events-headlines »

11 Nov 2005

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10 Nov 2005

Un Wagner élégant et sans boursouflures

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-708440@51-627783,0.html »

10 Nov 2005

Andreas Scholl, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article325866.ece »

10 Nov 2005

A Man Doing a Woman's Job

http://www.nysun.com/article/22849 »

09 Nov 2005

A Classical Star's Frequent Cancellations Raise Concern

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/09/arts/music/09hunt.html »

09 Nov 2005

Il diluvio universale, Theatre Royal, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/b6f4187a-50c7-11da-bbd7-0000779e2340.html »

08 Nov 2005

The dedicated art of opera recording

http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/11/07/news/sp-ope19-01.php »

08 Nov 2005

From the Opera Company, a 'Barber' to bravo

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/magazine/daily/13108161.htm »

08 Nov 2005

Manon, Royal Opera House, London (Royal Ballet)

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/theatre/reviews/article325607.ece »

08 Nov 2005

Orfeo, Opera de Lille

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/3c803b5c-4ffd-11da-8b72-0000779e2340.html »

07 Nov 2005

Glossy triumph of empty style

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/11/07/bmbutterfly07.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/11/07/ixartleft.html »

07 Nov 2005

Madam Butterfly at Coliseum, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1635732,00.html »

07 Nov 2005

Why Shouldn't Men Sing Romantic Drivel, Too?

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/06/arts/music/06gure.html »

07 Nov 2005

La Forza del Destino War Memorial, San Francisco

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/4f790524-4f33-11da-9947-0000779e2340.html »

07 Nov 2005

Madam Butterfly English National Opera London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/19d06fb6-4f33-11da-9947-0000779e2340.html »

06 Nov 2005

Opernfreuden im Retourgang

http://derstandard.at/?id=2232857 »

05 Nov 2005

Vienna State Opera marks postwar reopening

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/entertainment/gossip/13091623.htm?template=contentModules/printstory.jsp »

05 Nov 2005

Und täglich geht der Vorhang hoch ...

http://derstandard.at/?id=2231981 »

05 Nov 2005

Staatsoper: Wenn der Herr Direktor Würstel ausgibt

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=kb&id=517898 »

05 Nov 2005

The Opera We Never Tire Of

http://www.nysun.com/article/22546 »

05 Nov 2005

A 'Figaro' From a World Unhinged

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/04/arts/music/04figa.html »

04 Nov 2005

Larger than life — Diminutive soprano Tracy Dahl must tap her inner diva to star in Boston Lyric Opera's 'Lucie de Lammermoor'

http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/articles/2005/11/04/larger_than_life/ »

04 Nov 2005

Opera's exhilarating conducting puts a human face on world at war

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/11/04/DDGPQFI5891.DTL »

04 Nov 2005

The diva who conquered America

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/11/03/bmdiva03.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/11/04/ixtop.html »

04 Nov 2005

Royal/Lepper at Wigmore Hall, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1627136,00.html »

04 Nov 2005

Restless talent

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/9b3a6fd0-4c17-11da-997b-0000779e2340.html »

04 Nov 2005

Le Nozze di Figaro, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/cc39fae4-4d19-11da-ba44-0000779e2340.html »

03 Nov 2005

Lyric meets challenges of 'Manon Lescaut'

http://www.suntimes.com/output/delacoma/cst-ftr-lyric02.html »

03 Nov 2005

Stellar combo helps Lyric deliver winner

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/chi-0511020021nov02,1,6668586.story?coll=chi-ent_music-hed »