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Cave: a new opera by Tansy Davies and Nick Drake

Opera seems to travel far from the opera house these days. Alongside numerous productions in community spaces and pub theatres, in the last few years I’ve enjoyed productions staged on the shingle shore of Aldeburgh beach, at the bottom of the shaft of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s Thames Tunnel at Rotherhithe, and in a renovated warehouse in Shoreditch on the roof of which perch four ‘creative studios’ in the form of recycled Jubilee line train carriages and shipping containers.

Götterdämmerung in San Francisco

The truly tragic moments of this long history rich in humanity behind us we embark on the sordid tale of the Lord of the Gibichungs’s marriage to Brünnhilde and the cowardly murder of Siegfried, to arrive at some sort of conclusion where Brünnhilde sacrifices herself to somehow empower women. Or something.

Siegfried in San Francisco

We discover the child of incestuous love, we ponder a god’s confusion, we anticipate an awakening. Most of all we marvel at genius of the composer and admire the canny story telling of the Zambello production.

Boris Godunov in San Francisco

Yes, just when you thought Wotan was the only big guy in town San Francisco Symphony (just across a small street from San Francisco Opera), offered three staged performances of the Mussorgsky masterpiece Boris Godunov in direct competition with San Francisco Opera’s three Ring des Nibelungen cycles.

Garsington Opera transfers Falstaff from Elizabeth pomp to Edwardian pompousness

Bruno Ravella’s new production of Verdi's Falstaff for Garsington Opera eschews Elizabethan pomp in favour of Edwardian pompousness, and in so doing places incipient, insurgent feminism and the eternal class consciousness of fin de siècle English polite society centre stage.

Mascagni's Isabeau at Opera Holland Park: in conversation with David Butt Philip

Opera directors are used to thinking their way out of theatrical, dramaturgical and musico-dramatic conundrums, but one of the more unusual challenges must be how to stage the spectacle of a young princess’s naked horseback-ride through the streets of a city.

Grange Park Opera travels to America

The Italian censors forced Giuseppe Verdi and his librettist Antonio Somma to relocate their operatic drama of the murder of the Swedish King Gustav III to Boston, demote the monarch to state governor and rename him Riccardo, and for their production of Un ballo in maschera at Grange Park Opera, director Stephen Medcalf and designer Jamie Vartan have left the ‘ruler’ in his censorial exile.

Puccini’s La bohème at The Royal Opera House

When I reviewed Covent Garden’s Tosca back in January, I came very close to suggesting that we might be entering a period of crisis in casting the great Puccini operas. Fast forward six months, and what a world of difference!

Na’ama Zisser's Mamzer Bastard (world premiere)

Let me begin, like an undergraduate unsure quite what to say at the beginning of an essay: there were many reasons to admire the first performance of Na’ama Zisser’s opera, Mamzer Bastard, a co-commission from the Royal Opera and the Guildhall.

Les Arts Florissants : An English Garden, Barbican London

At the Barbican, London, Les Arts Florissants conducted by Paul Agnew, with soloists of Le Jardin de Voix in "An English Garden" a semi-staged programme of English baroque.

Die Walküre in San Francisco

The hero Siegfried in utero, Siegmund dead, Wotan humiliated, Brünnhilde asleep, San Francisco’s Ring ripped relentlessly into the shredded emotional lives of its gods and mortals. Conductor Donald Runnicles laid bare Richard Wagner’s score in its most heroic and in its most personal revelations, in their intimacy and in their exploding release.

Das Rheingold in San Francisco

Alberich’s ring forged, the gods moved into Valhalla, Loge’s Bic flicked, Wagner’s cumbersome nineteenth century mythology began unfolding last night here in Bayreuth-by-the-Bay.

ENO's Acis and Galatea at Lilian Baylis House

The shepherds and nymphs are at play! It’s end-of-the-year office-party time in Elysium. The bean-bags, balloons and banners - ‘Work Hard, Play Harder’ - invite the weary workers of Mountain Media to let their hair down, and enter the ‘Groves of Delights and Crystal Fountains’.

Lohengrin at the Royal Opera House

Since returning to London in January, I have been heartened by much of what I have seen - and indeed heard - from the Royal Opera.

Stéphane Degout and Simon Lepper

Another wonderful Wigmore song recital: this time from Stéphane Degout – recently shining in George Benjamin's new operatic masterpiece,

An excellent La finta semplice from Classical Opera

‘How beautiful it is to love! But even more beautiful is freedom!’ The opening lines of the libretto of Mozart’s La finta semplice are as contradictory as the unfolding tale is ridiculous. Either that master of comedy, Carlo Goldoni, was having an off-day when he penned the text - which was performed during the Carnival of 1764 in the Teatro Giustiniani di S. Moisè in Venice with music by Salvatore Perillo - or Marco Coltellini, the poeta cesareo who was entertaining the Viennese aristocracy in 1768, took unfortunate liberties with poetry and plot.

Pan-European Orpheus : Julian Prégardien

"Orpheus I am!" - An unusual but very well chosen collection of songs, arias and madrigals from the 17th century, featuring Julian Prégardien and Teatro del mondo. Devised by Andreas Küppers, this collection crosses boundaries demonstrating how Italian, German, French and English contemporaries responded to the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice.

Whatever Love Is: The Prince Consort at Wigmore Hall

‘We love singing songs, telling stories …’ profess The Prince Consort on their website, and this carefully curated programme at Wigmore Hall perfectly embodied this passion, as Artistic Director and pianist Alisdair Hogarth was joined by tenor Andrew Staples (the Consort’s Creative Director), Verity Wingate (soprano) and poet Laura Mucha to reflect on ‘whatever love is’.

Bryn Terfel's magnetic Mephisto in Amsterdam

It had been a while since Bryn Terfel sang a complete opera role in Amsterdam. Back in 2002 his larger-than-life Doctor Dulcamara hijacked the stage of what was then De Nederlandse Opera, now Dutch National Opera.

Laci Boldemann’s Opera Black Is White, Said the Emperor

We normally think of operas as being serious or comical. But a number of operas-some familiar, others forgotten-are neither of these. Instead, they are fantastical, dealing with such things as the fairy world and sorcerers, or with the world of dreams.


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04 Nov 2005

Le Nozze di Figaro, Metropolitan Opera, New York

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03 Nov 2005

Lyric meets challenges of 'Manon Lescaut'

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03 Nov 2005

Stellar combo helps Lyric deliver winner

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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

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

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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

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 »