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Haitink at the Lucerne Festival

Bernard Haitink’s monumental Bruckner and Mahler performances with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (RCO) got me hooked on classical music. His legendary performance of Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 in C-minor, where in the Finale loosened plaster fell from the Concertgebouw ceiling, is still recounted in Amsterdam.

BBC Prom 45 - Janáček: The Makropulos Affair

Karita Mattila was born to sing Emilia Marty, the diva around whom revolves Leoš Janáček's The Makropulos Affair (Věc Makropulos). At Prom 45, she shone all the more because she was conducted by Jirí Belohlávek and performed alongside a superb cast from the National Theatre, Prague, probably the finest and most idiomatic exponents of this repertoire.

Two Tales of Offenbach: Opera della Luna at Wilton's Music Hall

‘Two outrageous operas in one crazy evening,’ reads the bill. Hyperbole? Certainly not when the operas are two of Jacques Offenbach’s more off-the-wall bouffoneries and when the company is Opera della Luna whose artistic director, Jeff Clarke, is blessed with the comic imagination and theatrical nous to turn even the most vacuous trivia into a sharp and sassy riotous romp.

Britten Untamed! Glyndebourne: A Midsummer Night's Dream

This performance of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream at Glyndebourne was so good that it was the highlight of the whole season, making the term ‘revival’ utterly irrelevant. Jakub Hrůša is always stimulating, but on this occasion, his conducting was so inspired that I found myself closing my eyes in order to concentrate on what he revealed in Britten's quirky but brilliant score. Eyes closed in this famous production by Peter Hall, first seen in 1981?

Salzburg encores

A staged piano recital and an opera as a concert.  Pianist András Schiff accompanied the Salzburg Marionette Theater at the Mozarteum Grosser Saal and Anna Netrebko sang Manon Lescaut at the Grosses Festspielhaus.

Leah Crocetto at Santa Fe

On August 4, 2016, soprano Leah Crocetto and accompanist Tamara Sanikidze gave a recital at the Scottish Rite Center in Santa Fe New Mexico. A winner of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions and the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Contest, this year Crocetto was singing Donna Anna in Santa Fe Opera’s excellent Don Giovanni.

Angela Meade at Sante Fe

On July 31, 2016, against the ethereal beauty of the main hall in the Scottish Rite Center, soprano Angela Meade and pianist Joe Illick gave a recital offering both opera and art songs ranging in origin from early nineteenth century Europe to mid twentieth century America. Many in the audience probably remembered Meade’s recent excellent portrayal of Norma at Los Angeles Opera.

Turco in Italia in Pesaro

When more is definitely more, and less would indeed be less. Two of the biggest names in Italian theater art collide in an eponymous theater.

Proms Chamber Music 5: Shakespeare at 400

It was the fifth Proms Chamber Music concert at Cadogan Hall this season, and we were celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th. And, given the extent and range of the composers and artists, and the diversity and profundity of the musical achievement inspired by the Bard, we could probably keep celebrating in this fashion ad infinitum.

La donna del lago in Pesaro

Each August the bleak and leaky, 12,000 seat Arena Adriatica (home of the famed Pesaro basketball team) magically transforms itself into an improvised opera house that boasts the ultimate in opera chic — exemplary Rossini production standards for its now twelve hundred seats.

Proms at … Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

This highly enjoyable Prom, part of 2016’s ‘Proms at …’ mini-series, took as its guiding concept the reopening of London’s theatres following the Restoration, focusing in particular upon musical and dramatic responses to Shakespeare. Purcell, rightly, loomed large, with John Blow and Matthew Locke joining him. Receiving their Proms premieres were the excerpts from Timon of Athens and those from Locke’s The Tempest.

Santa Fe: Straussian Sweet Nothings

With all the bombast of the presidential campaigns rattling in our heads, with invectives being exchanged and measured discussion all but absent, how utterly lovely to retreat and relax into the harmonious soundscape and well-reasoned debate posed in Strauss’ Capriccio, on magnificent display at Santa Fe Opera.

Santa Fe’s Civil War Gounod

When we entered the Crosby Theatre for Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette the stage was surprisingly dominated by a somber, semi-circular black mausoleum, many chambers inscribed with scrambled names of US Civil War era dead.

Coolly Elegant Vanessa in the Desert

Molten passions were seething just below the icy Nordic exterior of Santa Fe Opera’s wholly masterful production of Barber’s Vanessa.

Le Comte Ory, Seattle

Farce is probably the most difficult of dramatic comedy sub-genres to put across. A farce got up in the stately robes of opera sets its presenters an even higher bar. Presenting an operatic farce on a notoriously chilly and cavernous auditorium is to risk catastrophe.

Racette’s Golden Girl in New Mexico

Fan interest began raging when Santa Fe Opera engaged venerable artist Patricia Racette to make her role debut as Minnie in Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West.

Santa Fe’s Mozart Cast Sweeps All Before It

A funny thing happened on the way to Andalusia.

Die Liebe der Danae in Salzburg

The tale of a Syrian donkey driver. And, yes, the donkey stole the show! The competition was intense — the Vienna Philharmonic and the Grosses Festspielhaus in full production regalia for starters.

Snape Proms: Bostridge sings Brahms and Schumann

Two men, one woman. Both men worshipped and enshrined her in their music. The younger man was both devotee of and rival to the elder.

Cosi fan tutte in Salzburg

This Cosi fan tutte concludes the Salzburg Festival's current Mozart / DaPonte cycle staged by Sven-Eric Bechtolf, the festival's head of artistic planning.


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03 Nov 2005

Midsummer Marriage

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-1852631,00.html »

02 Nov 2005

Echoes of the superstar castrato

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/11/02/bmschol02.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/11/02/ixartleft.html »

02 Nov 2005

Audiences Love a Minimalist 'Ring' Cycle; Critics Aren't Sure

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/02/arts/music/02ring.html »

01 Nov 2005

A thrilling spectacle of Puccini's heroines

http://www.newsday.com/features/printedition/ny-turandot4492280nov01,0,3529973.story?coll=ny-features-print »

01 Nov 2005

Königskinder, Bavarian State Opera, Munich

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/0cc15742-4a7c-11da-b8b1-0000779e2340.html »

01 Nov 2005

Maria di Rohan, Theatre Royal, Wexford

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/9f065bb2-4a7b-11da-b8b1-0000779e2340.html »

31 Oct 2005

Big ambitions in a small town

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/6d250fae-49b2-11da-8686-0000779e2340.html »

31 Oct 2005

A Singing Hiker Who Scales the Heights of Mozart Opera

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/31/arts/31conn.html »

31 Oct 2005

Tremendous Foreboding in the Air

http://www.nysun.com/article/22307 »

30 Oct 2005

Software idea could benefit opera

http://www.news-record.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051029/NEWSREC0103/510290306 »

30 Oct 2005

Barbarians as a compelling chorus

http://www.smh.com.au/news/arts/barbarians-as-a-compelling-chorus/2005/10/30/1130607145221.html# »

30 Oct 2005

Tangier Tattoo, Glyndebourne Opera House, Glyndebourne

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article322957.ece »

29 Oct 2005

The Paris Opera Scene

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2005/10/paris_opera_sce.php »

28 Oct 2005

Volksoper: Das weiße Licht des Todes

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=515488 »

28 Oct 2005

Guaranteed to raise the roof

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14932-1845565,00.html »

28 Oct 2005

Why the fat ladies sing

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14932-1845621,00.html »

28 Oct 2005

Toby Spence/Julian Milford at Wigmore Hall, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1602674,00.html »

28 Oct 2005

Brisk and bracing march through some preposterous plotting

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/10/28/bmwex28.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/10/28/ixartleft.html »

26 Oct 2005

Has the fat lady sung for Italian opera?

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/news/article322299.ece »

26 Oct 2005

Wagner's `Ring' Features Eschenbach, Singing Zombies in Paris

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

26 Oct 2005

The Mines of Sulphur, New York City Opera

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/8f2081e6-45bc-11da-981b-00000e2511c8.html »

26 Oct 2005

When a Sex Slave Makes Her Escape, Revenge Is in the Supernatural Air

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/25/arts/music/25mine.html »

25 Oct 2005

Loud and clear — Yvonne Kenny wants to break down barriers between the "amplified" generation and opera lovers

http://www.theage.com.au/news/arts/loud-and-clear/2005/10/25/1130006116013.html »

25 Oct 2005

Opera babes — Glyndebourne is reaching out to twentysomethings with its new operatic thriller Tangier Tattoo. What did post-punk rockers the Suffrajets make of it?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,11710,1599804,00.html »

25 Oct 2005

Before being put to death, Norma would like to say a few words -- and sing her heart out

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/10/25/DDGHTFCHCP1.DTL »

25 Oct 2005

An Opera Without Melodies

http://www.nysun.com/article/21996 »

25 Oct 2005

Opera Company unmasks a 'Ballo' in excellent voice

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/magazine/daily/12988485.htm »

24 Oct 2005

Why Mozart Is Always Welcome at the Met

http://www.nysun.com/article/21930 »

22 Oct 2005

Opera Boston gives new life to 'The Consul'

http://www.boston.com/ae/music/articles/2005/10/22/opera_boston_gives_new_life_to_the_consul/ »

22 Oct 2005

Opera, singers shine despite distractions

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20051022/COC22/TPEntertainment/Music »

22 Oct 2005

A Composer Happily Returns to 'The Mines'

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/21/arts/music/21benn.html »

21 Oct 2005

The Queen of Excess

http://www.nysun.com/article/21852 »

21 Oct 2005

La Cenerentola at Glyndebourne

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1597539,00.html »

21 Oct 2005

Salome, London Coliseum

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/19b01b2e-41cf-11da-a45d-00000e2511c8.html »

21 Oct 2005

When Opera Was Forced Under the Radar

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/21/arts/music/21ceci.html »

21 Oct 2005

Somber 'Affair' features top-notch acting, music

http://heraldnet.com/stories/05/10/21/100ae_opera001.cfm »

20 Oct 2005

With Lyric and Dramatic Powers, and Buff to Boot

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/20/arts/music/20malt.html »

20 Oct 2005

Dido and Aeneas, Majestic Theatre, Boston

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/b9f31ae2-4106-11da-b3f9-00000e2511c8.html »

20 Oct 2005

Acclaimed opera soprano Carol Vaness to join voice faculty at IU School of Music

http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/2550.html »

20 Oct 2005

This 'Peer Gynt' throws the focus on the music

http://www.startribune.com/stories/462/5679237.html »

20 Oct 2005

Bartoli again makes foray into rare music

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/entertainment/12953564.htm »

19 Oct 2005

Dr. Atomic—An opera about the moral complexities of Hiroshima

http://slate.msn.com/id/2128365/ »

19 Oct 2005

Cleveland: The Hungarian connection

http://www.budapestsun.com/full_story.asp?ArticleId=%7BB25E5A3933AF4E8585BC61AC839F2541%7D&From=Style »

19 Oct 2005

Variety spices the life of a star soprano

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/magazine/daily/12938545.htm »

19 Oct 2005

Alcina at Hackney Empire, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1595197,00.html »

18 Oct 2005

Van Opera kicks off season with Turandot

http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/Entertainment/2005/10/18/pf-1267185.html »

18 Oct 2005

Bach's Algebraic Purity

http://www.nysun.com/article/21637 »

18 Oct 2005

Finland's Rich Bounty of Musicians

http://theseoultimes.com/ST/?url=/ST/db/read.php?idx=2033 »

18 Oct 2005

Standing Room Only for New Music, Fierce and Quiet Alike

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/18/arts/music/18powe.html »

18 Oct 2005

I'm Making it as an Opera Singer

http://www.kiplinger.com/personalfinance/magazine/archives/2005/10/mystory.html »

17 Oct 2005

In the Land of Verdi, Where Egyptians Are Italian

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/17/arts/music/17aida.html »

17 Oct 2005

Soprano Taking Chances as a Feisty Wood Nymph

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/17/arts/music/17daph.html »

17 Oct 2005

A Revival That Can Hold Its Own

http://www.nysun.com/article/21564 »

17 Oct 2005

Poise & Mastery

http://www.nysun.com/article/21563 »

17 Oct 2005

The Last of the Opera Buffa Genre

http://www.nysun.com/article/21565 »

16 Oct 2005

Tchaikovsky classic revered by director, conductor of piece

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/entertainment/1129369090179170.xml&coll=2 »

16 Oct 2005

Le Figaro Interviews Christoph Eschenbach

http://www.lefigaro.fr/culture/20051015.FIG0083.html?153157 »

16 Oct 2005

Opera: Le nozze di Figaro

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-1823975,00.html »

15 Oct 2005

Cecilia Bartoli's Alarming Passions

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/16/arts/music/16midg.html »

15 Oct 2005

The Future of Opera on Disc (If It's to Have One)

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/16/arts/music/16tomm.html »

15 Oct 2005

The German connection

http://www.sptimesrussia.com/story/15827 »

15 Oct 2005

Revisions, revisions: Latest version of 'End of the Affair' debuts at Seattle Opera

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/classical/244507_clas14.html »

15 Oct 2005

East Village Opera: Verdi in leather pants

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2002561782_opera15.html »

15 Oct 2005

The Mikado: Lyric Opera San Diego

http://www.sandiego.com/critichome.jsp?x=000&id=daedf357-682b-4df3-a04f-acca78a5178d »

14 Oct 2005

Director sets stage for `Dido'

http://theedge.bostonherald.com/artsNews/view.bg?articleid=106934 »

14 Oct 2005

Le Nozze di Figaro

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1591741,00.html »

14 Oct 2005

Unsingable Maybe, Yet 'Daphne' Blooms

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/14/arts/music/14daph.html »

14 Oct 2005

Fidelio, Barbican Hall, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/d28a7602-3b86-11da-b7bc-00000e2511c8.html »

13 Oct 2005

Programming dances of death

http://www.budapestsun.com/full_story.asp?ArticleId=%7BE2D3124AB0B14A8FB35464EC54BE479F%7D&From=Style »

13 Oct 2005

Soprano Renee Fleming is fit for the gods — Coloratura singer tackles title role in Richard Strauss' take on tale of Greek mythology

http://www.detnews.com/2005/events/0510/13/E10-346768.htm »

13 Oct 2005

Arias on the Street — The Bolshoi's new "Magic Flute" features sprayed-on graffiti and a Volga car.

http://context.themoscowtimes.com/story/156850/ »

13 Oct 2005

Haydn's Creation at St David's Hall, Cardiff

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1589844,00.html »

12 Oct 2005

Goodness triumphs again

http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/stage/ny-etsecw4464612oct12,0,4424443.story?coll=ny-theater-headlines »

11 Oct 2005

High-Quality Music Making

http://www.nysun.com/article/21288 »

11 Oct 2005

Pelléas et Mélisande in Glasgow

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1589079,00.html »

11 Oct 2005

The Barber of Seville at Millennium Centre, Cardiff

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1589081,00.html »

11 Oct 2005

Ariane et Barbe-bleue, State Theater, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/3f068298-39f3-11da-806e-00000e2511c8.html »

11 Oct 2005

Puccini's Familiar Tale, but Peering Into the Dark Future

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/11/arts/music/11tosc.html »

10 Oct 2005

In Search of a Maiden With One Bare Foot

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/10/arts/music/10ross.html »

10 Oct 2005

A Short Bernstein Opera on a Troubled Marriage

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/10/arts/music/10trou.html »

08 Oct 2005

Don Carlo at Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-697344@51-627783,0.html »

08 Oct 2005

The Carmelites at ENO

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-1813699,00.html »

08 Oct 2005

Bluebeard and His Wives in the Age of Empowerment

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/08/arts/music/08aria.html »

08 Oct 2005

'Carmen' With an Unexpected Gypsy

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/08/arts/music/08carmen.html »

06 Oct 2005

Sarah Connolly, St John's, Smith Square, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article317583.ece »

06 Oct 2005

Celebrated soprano delivers onstage and in the classroom

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/living/articles/2005/10/06/celebrated_soprano_delivers_onstage_and_in_the_classroom?mode=PF »

06 Oct 2005

Shear delight
A Rossini revival enlivens the State Opera repertoire

http://www.praguepost.com/P03/2005/Art/1006/calen1.php »

05 Oct 2005

Anna im Repertoire

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=510837 »

05 Oct 2005

Joy and sorrow abound in classic

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,16824723%255E26117,00.html »

05 Oct 2005

The Merry Widow at the Millennium Centre, Cardiff

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1585141,00.html »

04 Oct 2005

Verdi's Macbeth in Dresden

http://www.berlinonline.de/berliner-zeitung/feuilleton/489073.html »

04 Oct 2005

Opera lovers discovering Vivaldi's vigor
His many restless scores have burst onto the scene.

http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/12782744.htm »

04 Oct 2005

Unchained Melody
The Met pulls out all the star power it can for the season debut—with (mostly) spectacular results.

http://www.newyorkmetro.com/nymetro/arts/music/classical/reviews/14616/index.html »

04 Oct 2005

Oppenheimer as a myth for our time

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/68c55360-3472-11da-adae-00000e2511c8.html »

03 Oct 2005

Central City Opera's cry in wilderness

http://www.denverpost.com/entertainment/ci_3073486 »

03 Oct 2005

Oper Graz Opens Season with Hoffmann and Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

http://www.diepresse.at/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=510603 »

03 Oct 2005

Siegfried at the Royal Opera House

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1583691,00.html »

03 Oct 2005

Countdown to the Eve of Destruction

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/03/arts/music/03atom.html »

03 Oct 2005

An Old Favorite Falls Short of the Mark

http://www.nysun.com/article/20886 »

03 Oct 2005

Ariadne auf Naxos, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/10cca518-33ab-11da-bd49-00000e2511c8.html »

02 Oct 2005

'Fortissimo' explores drama backstage at opera

http://www.suntimes.com/output/delacoma/sho-sunday-fort02.html »

02 Oct 2005

Cecilia Bartoli goes to the source: 'Forbidden Opera'

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/entertainment/music/12776497.htm »

02 Oct 2005

Taking a Vacation From Valhalla

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/02/arts/music/02midg.html »

02 Oct 2005

Imagining That Handel Had Known Mobsters

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/01/arts/music/01rode.html »

01 Oct 2005

"Pan" fait voler en éclats la culture de l'opéra

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-694953@51-627783,0.html »

01 Oct 2005

When a symphony could lead to Siberia

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/10/01/bmshost01.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/10/01/ixtop.html »

01 Oct 2005

The art of Glass

http://www.theage.com.au/news/arts/the-art-of-glass/2005/09/30/1127804648710.html »

01 Oct 2005

Carmen can sing, but can't dance

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20051001/CARMEN01/TPEntertainment/Music »

30 Sep 2005

Fall Theater

http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB112802832164856063,00.html?mod=at%5Fleisure%5Fmain%5Freviews%5Fdays%5Fonly »

30 Sep 2005

Adams & Atoms

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/entertainment/music/12763640.htm »

30 Sep 2005

Conductor dropped by record label returns in triumph with Bach award

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/news/article316103.ece »

30 Sep 2005

Dear Mr. Gillinson

http://www.nysun.com/article/20821 »

30 Sep 2005

The Complete Conductor

http://www.nysun.com/article/20822 »

29 Sep 2005

Finding Shicoff: Opera Meets Music Video

http://www.thejewishpress.com/news_article.asp?article=5476 »

29 Sep 2005

Haydn at Esterházá

http://www.musicomh.com/opera/wigmore-haydn_0905.htm »

29 Sep 2005

Concert: John Rutter 60th Birthday Gala

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-1799920,00.html »

29 Sep 2005

Colin Davis Opens Great Performers Series With the Verdi Requiem

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/28/arts/music/28carn-extra.html »

28 Sep 2005

Beito and Madame Butterfly in Berlin

http://morgenpost.berlin1.de/content/2005/09/27/feuilleton/782174.html »

28 Sep 2005

Entranced by a heartbreakingly magical Verdi

http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/music/ny-etmet4443338sep27,0,2305436.story?coll=ny-music-print »

28 Sep 2005

Trouble at the Volksoper

http://derstandard.at/?ressort=BuehneSpecial2 »

28 Sep 2005

Florilegium at Wigmore Hall

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1579785,00.html »

27 Sep 2005

Cardillac at l'Opéra de Paris

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-692937@51-627783,0.html »

27 Sep 2005

A timeless jest is polished

http://www.nynewsday.com/entertainment/stage/ny-etnyco4443344sep27,0,4366987.story?coll=nyc-classical-headlines »

27 Sep 2005

A Lithuanian Soprano Creates Her Own Ariadne

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/27/arts/music/27naxo.html »

26 Sep 2005

Tosca at the Wiener Staatsoper

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=508784 »

26 Sep 2005

The Opera That Chooses the Nuclear Option

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/25/arts/music/25gure.html »

26 Sep 2005

Mathis der Maler in Hamburg

http://www.spiegel.de/kultur/gesellschaft/0,1518,376699,00.html »

26 Sep 2005

Cardillac at Opéra Bastille, Paris

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1578110,00.html »

26 Sep 2005

Plenty of Gallic grace, but a lack of passion

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/1295cebe-2b55-11da-995a-00000e2511c8.html »

26 Sep 2005

De Simone rewrites Paisiello

http://www.giornaledellamusica.it/rol/scheda.php?id=1809&l=1 »

26 Sep 2005

Damrau, soprano with big future, stars in Met debut

http://www.cantonrep.com/index.php?Category=20&ID=244106&r=0 »

26 Sep 2005

'Carmen' glistens, fascinates

http://www.suntimes.com/output/delacoma/cst-ftr-lyric26.html »

26 Sep 2005

A Celebratory Crown of Froth Fit for a King

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/26/arts/music/26viag.html »

26 Sep 2005

'Falstaff' With All the Details in Place

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/26/arts/music/26fals.html »

26 Sep 2005

Welcome to the Golden Age

http://www.nysun.com/article/20527 »

24 Sep 2005

Canadian Opera Co.'s 'Macbeth' falls flat

http://jam.canoe.ca/Theatre/2005/09/24/pf-1233102.html »

24 Sep 2005

The hopelessness of modern opera

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/09/24/bmohagan24.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/09/24/ixartleft.html »

24 Sep 2005

Mimi Lives, as Bohème Hits Performance 1,166

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/24/arts/music/24bohe.html »

22 Sep 2005

Maskarade at ROH

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1574825,00.html »

22 Sep 2005

A lightweight Jenůfa

http://www.praguepost.com/P03/2005/Art/0922/calen2.php »

22 Sep 2005

Autumn enchantment

http://www.praguepost.com/P03/2005/Art/0922/calen1.php »

22 Sep 2005

Motezuma in Düsseldorf

http://www.rp-online.de/public/article/dtoday/special/altstadtherbst/108134 »

22 Sep 2005

A Rare 'Manon' Sighting

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/22/arts/music/22mano.html »

22 Sep 2005

Immortal Moments, Intermittently

http://www.nysun.com/article/20390 »

21 Sep 2005

Marilyn Horne to be Distinguished Professor of Voice

http://www.oberlin.edu/con/bkstage/200509/horneMarilyn.html »

20 Sep 2005

"Ich bin gern bunt"

http://www.welt.de/data/2005/09/21/778393.html »

20 Sep 2005

Widerhall des Romantik-Urknalls

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=507692 »

20 Sep 2005

Don Carlos

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1573728,00.html »

20 Sep 2005

Don Carlos, WMC, Cardiff

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/c05148a6-2927-11da-8a5e-00000e2511c8.html »

20 Sep 2005

Verdi Onstage and Domingo on the Podium

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/19/arts/music/19vesp.html »

20 Sep 2005

Met Season Opens With Domingo, Among Other Coming Attractions

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/21/arts/music/21met.html »

19 Sep 2005

La Fanciulla del West at ROH

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1572079,00.html »

19 Sep 2005

S.F. Opera defies expectations in 'Rodelinda'

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/12684610.htm »

15 Sep 2005

La fanciulla del West at Covent Garden

http://www.musicomh.com/opera/fanciulla_0905.htm »

15 Sep 2005

This Season in St. Petersburg

http://www.times.spb.ru/story/15580 »

14 Sep 2005

S.F. Opera opens on a high note

http://www.sfexaminer.com/articles/2005/09/12/entertainment/20050912_en02_opera.txt »

14 Sep 2005

Le voyage de Provence à Paris profite grandement à "Cosi fan tutte"

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-688947@51-627783,0.html »

14 Sep 2005

Linzer Brucknerfest: Back to the roots

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=505952 »

14 Sep 2005

FT Reviews Waiting for the Barbarians

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/6064a33e-24bd-11da-a5d0-00000e2511c8.html »

13 Sep 2005

Waiting for the Barbarians

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1568451,00.html »

13 Sep 2005

OPERA OPENING NIGHT — Caravan of the exotic in San Francisco

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/09/12/DDGAJELIGP1.DTL&type=performance »

13 Sep 2005

For NYC Opera, 'Patience' is a virtue

http://www.nj.com/entertainment/ledger/index.ssf?/base/entertainment-0/1126588213160930.xml&coll=1 »

13 Sep 2005

La Traviata at the Aotea Centre

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/category/story.cfm?c_id=18&ObjectID=10345393 »

13 Sep 2005

Singing Against Type

http://www.nysun.com/article/19926 »

13 Sep 2005

Classical Preview: London Concerts and Opera, Autumn 2005

http://www.musicomh.com/comment/autumn-concerts-2005_0905.htm »

13 Sep 2005

Dom Sebastien, Roi De Portugal, Royal Opera House, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article312364.ece »

08 Sep 2005

L'Opéra de Paris Announces 2005-2006 Season

Season to include world premiere of Saariaho's Adriana Mater L'Opera de Paris has announced its 2005-2006 season. It will begin on 9 September with Antonin Dvorak's Rusalka. This will be followed by Mozart's Cosi fan tutte and a new production,... »