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Aïda at Aspen

Most opera professionals, including the individuals who do the casting for major houses, despair of finding performers who can match historical standards of singing in operas such as Aïda. Yet a concert performance in Aspen gives a glimmer of hope. It was led by four younger singers who may be part of the future of Verdi singing in America and the world.

Prom 53: Shostakovich — Orango

One might have been forgiven for thinking that both biology and chronology had gone askew at the Royal Albert Hall yesterday evening.

Written on Skin at Lincoln Center

Three years ago I made what may have been my single worst decision in a half century of attending opera. I wasn’t paying close attention when some conference organizers in Aix-en-Provence offered me two tickets to the premiere of a new opera. I opted instead for what seemed like a sure thing: William Christie conducting some Charpentier.

La Púrpura de la Rosa

Advertised in the program as the first opera written in the New World, La Púrpura de la Rosa (PR) was premiered in 1701 in Lima (Peru), but more than the historical feat, true or not, accounts for the piece’s interest.

Pesaro’s Rossini Festival 2015

The 36th Rossini Opera Festival in Rossini’s Pesaro! La gazza ladra (1817), La gazzetta (1816) and L'inganno felice (1812) — the little opera that made Rossini famous.

Santa Fe: Placid Princess of Judea

Unlike the brush fire in a distant neighborhood of the John Crosby Theatre, Santa Fe Opera’s Salome stubbornly failed to ignite.

Airy and Bucolic Glimmerglass Flute

As part of a concerted effort to incorporate local color and resonance into its annual festival, Glimmerglass has re-imagined The Magic Flute in a transformative woodland setting.

Glimmerglass Conquers Cato

Bravura singing and vibrant instrumental playing were on ample display in Glimmerglass Festival’s riveting Cato in Utica.

Energetic Glimmerglass Candide

Bernstein’s Candide seems to have more performance versions than Tales of Hoffmann.

Odyssey Opera Presents the Boston Premiere of Le Cid in One-­Night-­Only Concert Event

(Boston, MA) — Odyssey Opera, a Boston-based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, presents the Boston premiere of one of France’s great operas, Le Cid (1885), composed by Jules Massenet (1842–1912).

Die Eroberung von Mexico in Salzburg

That’s The Conquest of Mexico, an historical music drama composed in 1991 by German composer Wolfgang Rihm (b. 1952). But wait. Wolfgang Rihm construed a few sentences of Artaud’s La Conquête du Mexique (1932) mixed up with bits of Aztec chant and bits of poem(s) by Mexico’s Octavio Paz (d. 1998) to make a libretto.

Scottish Sensation at Glimmerglass

Glimmerglass is celebrating its 40th Festival season with a stylish new production of Verdi’s Macbeth.

Norma in Salzburg

This Salzburg Norma is not new news. This superb production was first seen at the Salzburg Festival’s springtime Whitsun Festival in 2013 with this same cast. It will now travel to a few major European cities.

The power of music: a young cast in a semi-stage account of Monteverdi’s first opera

John Eliot Gardiner conducted a much anticipated performance of Monteverdi’s first opera L’Orfeo at the BBC Proms on 4 August 2015, with his own Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists.

Cold Mountain Wows Audience at Santa Fe World Premiere

On August 1, 2015, Santa Fe Opera presented the world premiere of Cold Mountain, a brand new opera composed by Pulizer Prize and Grammy winner Jennifer Higdon.

Review: You Promised Me Everything

Richard Taruskin entitled his 1988 polemical critique of the notion of ‘authenticity’ in the context of historically informed performance, ‘The Pastness of the Present and the Presence of the Past’.

Manon Lescaut, Munich

Puccini’s Manon Lescaut at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich. Some will scream in rage but in its austerity it reaches to the heart of the opera.

Stefano Mastrangelo — An Italian in Japan

I’m interviewing Stefano Mastrangelo in the immediate aftermath of his conducting La Traviata for the Chofu City Opera in Tokyo on 22 November 2014; he conveys an air at once of tiredness and exhilaration.

Proms Saturday Matinée 1

It might seem churlish to complain about the BBC Proms coverage of Pierre Boulez’s 90th anniversary. After all, there are a few performances dotted around — although some seem rather oddly programmed, as if embarrassed at the presence of new or newish music. (That could certainly not be claimed in the present case.)

The Maid of Pskov (Pskovityanka) , St. Petersburg

I recently spent four days in St. Petersburg, timed to coincide with the annual Stars of the White Nights Festival. Yet the most memorable singing I heard was neither at the Mariinsky Theater nor any other performance hall. It was in the small, nearly empty church built for the last Tsar, Nicholas II, at Tsarskoye Selo.


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03 Nov 2005

Midsummer Marriage

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02 Nov 2005

Echoes of the superstar castrato

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02 Nov 2005

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

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01 Nov 2005

A thrilling spectacle of Puccini's heroines

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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

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31 Oct 2005

Big ambitions in a small town

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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

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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,... »