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Budapest Festival Orchestra: a scintillating Bluebeard

Ravi Shankar’s posthumous opera Sukanya drew a full house to the Royal Festival Hall last Friday but the arrival of the Budapest Festival Orchestra under their founder Iván Fischer seemed to have less appeal to Londoners - which was disappointing as the absolute commitment of Fischer and his musicians to the Hungarian programme that they presented was equalled in intensity by the blazing richness of the BFO’s playing.

Elizabeth Llewellyn: Investec Opera Holland Park stages Puccini's La Rondine

It’s six or so years ago since soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn appeared as an exciting and highly acclaimed new voice on the UK operatic stage, with critics praising her ‘ravishing account’ (The Stage) of Mozart’s Countess in Investec Opera Holland Park’s 2011 Le nozze di Figaro in which ‘Porgi, amor’ was a ‘highlight of the evening’.

Sukanya: Ravi Shankar's posthumous opera

What links Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Brian Newbould and Anthony Payne? A hypothetical question for University Challenge contestants elicits the response that they all ‘completed’ composer’s last words: Mozart’s Requiem, Schubert’s Symphony No.8 in B minor (the Unfinished) and Edward Elgar’s Third Symphony, respectively.

Cavalli's Hipermestra at Glyndebourne

‘Make war not love’, might be a fitting subtitle for Francesco Cavalli’s opera Hipermestra in which the eponymous princess chooses matrimonial loyalty over filial duty and so triggers a war which brings about the destruction of Argos and the deaths of its inhabitants.

Dougie Boyd, Artistic Director of Garsington Opera: in conversation

One year ago, tens of millions of Britons voted for isolation rather than for cooperation, but Douglas (Dougie) Boyd, Artistic Director of Garsington Opera, is an energetic one-man counterforce with a dynamic conviction that art and culture are strengthened by participation and collaboration; values which, alongside excellence and a spirit of adventure, have seen Garsington Opera acquire increasing renown and esteem on the international stage during his tenure, since 2012.

I Fagiolini's Orfeo: London Festival of Baroque Music

This year’s London Festival of Baroque Music is titled Baroque at the Edge and celebrates Monteverdi’s 450th birthday and the 250th anniversary of Telemann’s death. Monteverdi and Telemann do in some ways represent the ‘edges’ of the Baroque, their music signalling a transition from Renaissance to Baroque and from Baroque to Classical respectively, though as this performance of Monteverdi’s Orfeo by I Fagiolini and The English Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble confirmed such boundaries are blurred and frequently broken.

The English Concert: a marvellous Ariodante at the Barbican Hall

I’ve been thinking about jealousy a lot of late, as I put the finishing touches to a programme article for Bampton Classical Opera’s summer production of Salieri’s La scuola de' gelosi. In placing the green-eyed monster centre-stage, Handel’s Ariodante surely rivals Shakespeare’s Othello in dramatic clarity and concision, as this terrifically animated and musically intense performance by The English Concert at the Barbican Hall confirmed.

Kathleen Ferrier - "new" recordings

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.

Riel Deal in Toronto

With its new production of Harry Somers’ Louis Riel, Canadian Opera Company has covered itself in resplendent glory.

Concert Introduces Fine Dramatic Tenor

On May 4, 2017, Los Angeles Opera presented a concert starring Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and her husband, Azerbaijani tenor Yusif Eyvazev. Led by Italian conductor Jader Bignamini, members of the orchestra showed their abilities, too, with a variety of instrumental selections played between the singers’ arias and duets.

COC: Tosca’s Cautious Leap

Considering the high caliber of the amassed talent, Canadian Opera Company’s Tosca is a curiously muted affair.

Matthias Goerne - late Schumann songs, revealed

Matthias Goerne Schumann Lieder, with Markus Hinterhäuser, a new recording from Harmonia Mundi. Singers, especially baritones, often come into their prime as they approach 50, and Goerne, who has been a star since his 20's is now formidably impressive. The colours in his voice have matured, with even greater richness and depth than before.

Schubert's 'swan-song': Ian Bostridge at the Wigmore Hall

No song in this wonderful performance by Ian Bostridge and Lars Vogt at the Wigmore Hall epitomised more powerfully, and astonishingly, what a remarkable lieder singer Bostridge is, than Schubert’s Rellstab setting, ‘In der Ferne’ (In the distance).

Baritone Josep-Ramon Olivé wins the 2017 Guildhall School Gold Medal

The Guildhall School of Music and Drama has announced baritone Josep-Ramon Olivé as the winner of this year’s Gold Medal, the School’s most prestigious prize for outstanding soloists. The prize is awarded to singers and instrumentalists in alternate years and this year was the turn of the singers.

Stunning power and presence from Lise Davidsen

For Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen this has been an exciting season, one which has seen her make several role and house debuts in Europe and beyond, including Agathe (Der Freischutz) at Opernhaus Zürich, Santuzza (Cavalleria Rusticana) Norwegian National Opera and, just last month, Isabella (Liebesverbot) at Teatro Colón. This Rosenblatt Recital brought her to the Wigmore Hall for her UK recital debut and if the stunning power, shining colour and absolute ease that she demonstrated in a well-chosen programme of song and opera are anything to judge by, Glyndebourne audiences are in for a tremendous treat this summer, when Davidsen appears in the title role of Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos.

LALO and COQUARD: La Jacquerie

La Jacquerie—here recorded for the first time—proves to be a wonderful opera, bringing delight upon delight.

Three Rossini Operas Serias

Rossini’s serious operas once dominated opera houses across the Western world. In their librettos, the great French author Stendahl—then a diplomat in Italy and the composer’s first biographer—saw a post-Napoleonic “martial vigor” that could spark a liberal revolution. In their vocal and instrumental innovations, he discerned a similar revolution in music.

Urania Remasters Marriage of Figaro

Good news for lovers of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro: the famous Living Stereo recording, a co-production of RCA Victor and English Decca, is now available again, well remastered, on Urania.

Tosca: Stark Drama at the Chandler Pavilion

On Thursday evening April 27, 2017, Los Angeles Opera presented a revival of Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. In 2013, director John Caird had given Angelinos a production that made Tosca a full-blooded, intense drama as well as a most popular aria-studded opera. His Floria was a dove among hawks.

Glyndebourne Festival 2018 programme announced

The UK’s first professional production of Samuel Barber’s Pulitzer prize-winning opera Vanessa takes place at Glyndebourne Festival 2018. One of the great American operas, Vanessa was hailed as a triumph at its premiere in 1958 but quickly fell out of the repertoire and has only been staged intermittently since.


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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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10 Nov 2008

That 'Lulu' that you do so well

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10 Nov 2008

Susan Bullock on how Elektra took her through hell and high Cs

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06 Nov 2008

A Truly Wacky Barber

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06 Nov 2008

It's time for the arts to get creative -- about money

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06 Nov 2008

The Rape of Lucretia at Kings Place

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06 Nov 2008

Bernstein in Beijing: China's Classical Music Explosion

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06 Nov 2008

Les Indes galantes, Barbican, London

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06 Nov 2008

Canadian Opera Company Trumpets its Success

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20081105.COC05/TPStory/Entertainment »

02 Nov 2008

In a Man’s World, Poison Is Her Best Revenge

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/03/arts/music/03borg.html »

02 Nov 2008

Opera Cleveland's 'Hansel and Gretel' at State Theatre was performance of charm, grace, musical depth

http://www.cleveland.com/news/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/cuyahoga/122561826947620.xml&coll=2 »

02 Nov 2008

Tale of a fallen woman stands out for style

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d0e82dba-a773-11dd-865e-000077b07658.html »

02 Nov 2008

Getting a Handel on Baroque music

http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing_arts/story/867169.html »

30 Oct 2008

Opera by Martin Halpern at Music School Playhouse

http://www.brooklyneagle.com/categories/category.php?category_id=31&id=24103 »

30 Oct 2008

Composer John Adams' biography is as lively as his music

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/books/2008327521_br02adams.html »

28 Oct 2008

Parsifal, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valencia

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a2ed51ee-a4f6-11dd-b4f5-000077b07658.html »

28 Oct 2008

Oakland Opera does Stravinsky

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/10/28/DD1L13OU6I.DTL »

28 Oct 2008

A fight at the opera

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/classical/news/a-fight-at-the-opera-975440.html »

27 Oct 2008

Women dominate battle of sexes

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4e2808a8-a379-11dd-942c-000077b07658.html?nclick_check=1 »

27 Oct 2008

In a Floating World, Enter Heartbreak and Puppets

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/27/arts/music/27butter.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

26 Oct 2008

Ian McEwan on his debut opera, For You

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article5001255.ece »

26 Oct 2008

Boston Baroque opens with Handel's 'Xerxes'

http://www.boston.com/ae/music/articles/2008/10/25/boston_baroque_opens_with_handels_xerxes/ »

26 Oct 2008

Seattle Opera's "Elektra" resounds with tragedy

http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/alltheworldsastage/archives/152474.asp?from=blog_last3 »

24 Oct 2008

O’Leary Succeeds MacKay At Opera Theatre Of Saint Louis

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24 Oct 2008

Seattle Opera Transforms Seattle Into Ring City

http://www.huliq.com/13/71324/seattle-opera-transforms-seattle-ring-city »

23 Oct 2008

I Capuleti e i Montecchi at Grand Theatre, Leeds

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article4992566.ece »

23 Oct 2008

The Metropolitan Opera Joins With Leading Technology Providers to Launch the First HD-Quality Performing Arts Subscription Service

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/metropolitan-opera-joins-leading-technology/story.aspx?guid={681EA880-A7EC-45FA-A86A-A0C97D1649E5}&dist=hppr »

22 Oct 2008

Stealing the show at the festival

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/features/2008/1020/1224279461480.html?via=mr »

22 Oct 2008

Challenging 'Lulu' remains a great story

http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=244256 »

22 Oct 2008

Tutti in maschera, Wexford Opera House, Ireland

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6ca6b784-9f87-11dd-a3fa-000077b07658.html »

21 Oct 2008

Oedipe, Théâtre du Capitole, Paris

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/0fc8f54c-9f08-11dd-98bd-000077b07658.html »

21 Oct 2008

The Elemental Power of Ewa Podles

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/20/AR2008102002538.html »

21 Oct 2008

Wagner's 'Rienzi' takes a cartoon-like turn

By George Loomis [Int'l Herald Tribune, 21 October 2008] BREMEN, Germany: History has assured that politics are inextricably bound up with the artistic output of Richard Wagner, but only one of his operas focuses on a political leader. The title... »

21 Oct 2008

Glimmerglass Opera appoints new company Music Director

http://www.wktv.com/news/local/31287234.html »

21 Oct 2008

Rimsky-Korsakov: the forgotten centenary

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/tomserviceblog/2008/oct/20/rimsky-korsakov-anniversary-russia »

21 Oct 2008

A complicated beast

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/oct/18/ianmcewan-michaelberkeley »

21 Oct 2008

Wagner's Great-Granddaughter Gives Rienzi Wigs, Glitter, Hoover

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=at9uNH7EwdKw&refer=muse »

21 Oct 2008

Armide, Muslim Sorceress, Falls for Christian Crusader in Paris

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aU.JuIm6RrfM&refer=muse »

21 Oct 2008

Stunning victory for long-awaited War and Peace

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20081013.OPERA13/TPStory/Entertainment »

21 Oct 2008

Von Stade sounds out the Broad Stage

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/arts/la-et-broad13-2008oct13,0,7616090.story »

21 Oct 2008

Lorin Maazel, Fostering Artistry at Home

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/12/AR2008101201849.html »

21 Oct 2008

Vienna director sick, but good music saves opera

http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gsZ8EFeOtJFr3Knp1yDSCuaTp1WQD93ONN1O0 »

21 Oct 2008

Partenope, Coliseum, London

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21 Oct 2008

New Hands Detonate ‘Doctor Atomic’

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/12/arts/music/12gure.html?ref=music »

21 Oct 2008

New Opera? Great Idea. Good Luck!

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/12/arts/music/12tomm.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

01 Oct 2008

Zurich train station temporarily becomes opera hall

http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/234948,zurich-train-station-temporarily-becomes-opera-hall.html »

30 Sep 2008

'Manon' gala makes spirits bright

http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/music/classical/1192082,CST-FTR-lyric30.article »

30 Sep 2008

Classic 'Candide' is a vibrant season opener

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/features/20080929-9999-1c29candide.html »

30 Sep 2008

Deborah Voigt's Bold Gambit

http://www.nysun.com/arts/deborah-voigts-bold-gambit/86648/ »

23 Sep 2008

The new opera buff

http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/features/The-new-opera-buff.4516617.jp »

23 Sep 2008

Fleming Gala Opens the Met’s Season

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/24/arts/music/24gala.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

23 Sep 2008

A daring return to simplicity

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/82118422-88bd-11dd-a179-0000779fd18c.html »

22 Sep 2008

Analyzing music the digital way

http://www.philly.com/inquirer/entertainment/20080922_Computers_have_exquisite_ears.html »

19 Sep 2008

Pergolesi’s Home Service Really Delivers!

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2008/09/pergolesis_home.php »

18 Sep 2008

Dr. Ulrike Hessler First Woman Appointed Intendant to Semper Oper in Dresden

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2008/09/dr_ulrike_hessl.php »

17 Sep 2008

John Adams: a composer as clever as he's courageous

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/09/17/bmivan117.xml »

16 Sep 2008

A September Day Like No Other for a Downtown Family

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/16/arts/music/16call.html?ref=arts »

15 Sep 2008

Let's Go, Verdi! A Change-Up At Nats Park

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/14/AR2008091402042.html »

15 Sep 2008

'Bonesetter's Daughter'

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/09/15/DDGV12TU9R.DTL »

15 Sep 2008

An Opera of an Epic, Composed in Stages

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/15/arts/music/15xena.html?ref=arts »

15 Sep 2008

Philip Glass: Confessions of a chameleon

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/philip-glass-confessions-of-a-chameleon-926532.html »

15 Sep 2008

Expanding audiences and ambitions

http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/arts/chi-harris-classical-0914sep14,0,840679.story »

15 Sep 2008

Why the critics swatted The Fly opera

http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/Theatre/article/497742 »

15 Sep 2008

Proms conclude with Last Night

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7613188.stm »

15 Sep 2008

Turandot, Hampstead Theatre, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/af0c7afe-8020-11dd-99a9-000077b07658.html »

08 Sep 2008

Dessay conquers stage

http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/lifestyle/chi-lyric-ovn-0908sep08,0,3044829.story »

08 Sep 2008

The power and the glory of Messiaen's only opera

http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/music/2008/09/the_power_and_the_glory_of_mes.html »

08 Sep 2008

Opera in the Park enters its 35th year

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/09/07/DDHG12PSEI.DTL »

08 Sep 2008

Antonio Pappano: the unstoppable maestro

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/09/08/bmpappano108.xml »

08 Sep 2008

Puccini With a Sprinkling of Woody Allen Whimsy

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/08/arts/music/08trit.html »

02 Sep 2008

Bayreuth Chooses 2 Wagners to Manage Festival

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/02/arts/music/02bayr.html?hp »

02 Sep 2008

Irish mezzo soprano leaves mark outside Gaiety

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2008/0902/breaking48.htm »

02 Sep 2008

'Poppea' Has a Club Date

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122031513222489113.html?mod=googlenews_wsj »

02 Sep 2008

Metropolitan Opera shuns Rufus Wainwright's French libretto

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/09/02/bmrufus.xml »

02 Sep 2008

Stresa Festival, Stresa, Italy

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/61030a64-783a-11dd-acc3-0000779fd18c.html?nclick_check=1 »

02 Sep 2008

Operatic Cargo of Tragic Love, Unloaded on a Brooklyn Pier

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/01/arts/music/01vert.html?ref=nyregion »

02 Sep 2008

Mozart's 'Magic Flute' Done Right in His Hometown

http://www.nysun.com/arts/mozarts-magic-flute-done-right-in-his-hometown/84561/ »

02 Sep 2008

An Uglified 'Rusalka' in the World's Most Beautiful Town

http://www.nysun.com/arts/an-uglified-rusalka-in-the-worlds-most-beautiful/84488/ »

02 Sep 2008

Christine Schäfer, Subpar but Great in Salzburg

http://www.nysun.com/arts/christine-schafer-subpar-but-great-in-salzburg/84487/ »

18 Aug 2008

Opera closes ranks against angry diva

http://www.smh.com.au/news/arts/opera-closes-ranks-against-angry-diva/2008/08/18/1218911573563.html »

18 Aug 2008

Tenors in Training: The Next Generation

http://www.nysun.com/arts/tenors-in-training-the-next-generation/84037/ »

18 Aug 2008

'Ariadne' a joyful jumble

http://washingtontimes.com/news/2008/aug/18/ariadne-a-joyful-jumble/ »

18 Aug 2008

Grant Park season closes with operatic standards and surprises

http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/music/classical/1112774,CST-FTR-grant18web.article »

18 Aug 2008

Cleveland Orchestra's "Rusalka" hailed at Salzburg Festival

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2008/08/cleveland_orchestras_rusalka_h.html »

18 Aug 2008

Santa Fe Opera hosts U.S. premiere of 'Adriana Mater'

http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/arts/chi-santa-fe-0817aug17,0,3520620.story »

18 Aug 2008

On a quest to give female composers their due

http://www.boston.com/ae/music/articles/2008/08/16/on_a_quest_to_give_female_composers_their_due/ »

18 Aug 2008

Berkshire's 'Figaro' opera a treat

http://timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=712590&category=ARTS »

18 Aug 2008

Opera singer's career comes full circle

http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/story/496683.html »

18 Aug 2008

Puccini at 150, Still Capable of Revelations

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/17/arts/music/17tomm.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

14 Aug 2008

An operatic Hamlet faces slings and arrows

http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/article/477976 »

14 Aug 2008

Festival diary: Strange music, odd wallpaper

http://news.scotsman.com/entertainment/Festival-diary-Strange--music.4388565.jp »

14 Aug 2008

Edinburgh festival: Valery Gergiev - a Tsar on the side of the masses

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/08/14/bmgergiev114.xml »

14 Aug 2008

Mozart opera gets new, veteran director Alden

http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/music/classical/1107684,CST-FTR-opera14.article# »

14 Aug 2008

George Steel Leaving Columbia for Dallas Opera

http://www.nysun.com/arts/george-steel-leaving-columbia-for-dallas-opera/83807/ »

14 Aug 2008

Glimmerglass Shakes It Up

http://www.syracusenewtimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2275&Itemid=148 »

12 Aug 2008

Love and Other Demons at Glyndebourne

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article4508459.ece »

12 Aug 2008

Edinburgh Festival 2008: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller's fantastic show

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/08/12/bacardiff112.xml »

12 Aug 2008

At Tanglewood, a Weimar-era city of sin amid the Mozart

http://www.boston.com/ae/music/articles/2008/08/11/at_tanglewood_a_weimar_era_city_of_sin_amid_the_mozart/ »

12 Aug 2008

New 'Magic Flute' has shadows and light

http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5hAu4qsRBZPraetFhDxWFC7lAA0GQD92G22900 »

12 Aug 2008

The Two Widows at Edinburgh Festival Theatre

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article4498058.ece »

12 Aug 2008

When music barely pays the bills

http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-me-eckert11-2008aug11,0,4197889.story »

12 Aug 2008

Quote Him, Promote Him, Start Singing Him Now

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/11/arts/music/11glim.html?ref=arts »

12 Aug 2008

Just Asking . . . Amy Tan

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121822971074525439.html?mod=googlenews_wsj »

12 Aug 2008

Intimidated by Mozart’s Ghost? Not Anymore

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/10/arts/music/10smit.html?ref=arts »

08 Aug 2008

Summer Opera in a Country Setting

http://www.nysun.com/arts/summer-opera-in-a-country-setting/83423/ »

08 Aug 2008

Radamisto, Santa Fe Opera

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d4e406b0-6302-11dd-9fd0-0000779fd2ac.html »

31 Jul 2008

Mahler triumphant

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/the_tls/article4429303.ece?&EMC-Bltn=OMTCC9 »

29 Jul 2008

The new Three Tenors

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/the-new-three-tenors-880231.html »

29 Jul 2008

History vs. Modernity in German Opera Season

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/30/arts/music/30tann.html »

29 Jul 2008

Don Giovanni

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b9ee9bd4-5d05-11dd-8d38-000077b07658.html »

29 Jul 2008

On Second Thought: 'Einstein on the Beach'

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2008/07/on-second-tho-6.html »

29 Jul 2008

La forza del destino, Caramoor International Music Festival, Katonah, New York

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/f3e0f004-5d86-11dd-8129-000077b07658.html »

29 Jul 2008

'King Roger,' A Confounding Object of Desire

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/28/AR2008072802857.html »

29 Jul 2008

'Jerry Springer: The Opera' so wrong it's right

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/chi-jerry-springer-opera-jul29,0,1360555.story »

29 Jul 2008

An Opera Critic Samples Bayreuth on the Web

http://www.nysun.com/arts/an-opera-critic-samples-bayreuth-on-the-web/82770/ »

29 Jul 2008

Nicole Cabell on making it in the opera world

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/showbiz-and-lifestyle/2008/07/28/nicole-cabell-on-making-it-in-the-opera-world-91466-21415277/ »

29 Jul 2008

Curtain Rises on 97th Richard Wagner Festival in Bayreuth

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,3513880,00.html »

29 Jul 2008

Bregenz Festival excavates long-forgotten Krenek opera

http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5hLaeAMxa_JT-DIsSzMXaAdJALPHA »

20 Jul 2008

The Coronation of Poppea

http://www.australianstage.com.au/component/option,com_events/Itemid,187/task,view_detail/agid,3474/year,2008/month,07/day,20/ »

20 Jul 2008

Giasone, Iford Manor, Wiltshire

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/theatre/reviews/giasone-iford-manor-wiltshirebrcounterpoise-charterhouse-london-872201.html »

20 Jul 2008

From frothy comedy to best of British, Buxton is a jolly good show

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article4352380.ece »

20 Jul 2008

Opera – the director’s cut

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8bfc4b9e-5455-11dd-aa78-000077b07658.html »

20 Jul 2008

New York Grand Opera's 'Traviata' in the Park

http://www.nysun.com/arts/new-york-grand-operas-traviata-in-the-park/82142/ »

15 Jul 2008

Samson at Buxton Opera House

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article4338208.ece »

15 Jul 2008

Revealing the best kept secret in opera

http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/features/display.var.2397662.0.Revealing_the_best_kept_secret_in_opera.php »

15 Jul 2008

Bohemians you can rely on

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ddc0b462-5282-11dd-9ba7-000077b07658.html »

15 Jul 2008

Singers Muster at the Drill Hall

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121564405362040697.html?mod=opinion_journal_leisure_art »

13 Jul 2008

Duel lyrique de haute volée pour gentlemen

http://www.lemonde.fr/culture/article/2008/07/09/duel-lyrique-de-haute-volee-pour-gentlemen_1068113_3246.html#ens_id=1068200 »

13 Jul 2008

Così fan tutte, Aix-en-Provence Festival

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2292d5b8-4dcc-11dd-820e-000077b07658.html?nclick_check=1 »

09 Jul 2008

How SFO Closed Its Season

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121547549707834097.html?mod=opinion_journal_leisure_art »

08 Jul 2008

Levine Wages Berlioz’s Trojan War

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/08/arts/music/08troy.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

08 Jul 2008

`Soldaten' Moves 974 People but Not One Heart: Review

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=akOilKVp81OA&refer=muse# »

08 Jul 2008

The Rake’s Progress, Royal Opera House, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8bab058c-4d06-11dd-b527-000077b07658.html?nclick_check=1 »

06 Jul 2008

Crossing the Sea, at Wilton's Music Hall

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article4280202.ece »

06 Jul 2008

On the Right Track With 'Die Soldaten'

http://www.nysun.com/arts/on-the-right-track-with-die-soldaten/81279/ »

06 Jul 2008

'Faust' is reimagined in production by Richardson-based Living Opera

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/ent/stories/DN-faust_0706gl.ART.State.Edition1.4d7564d.html »

06 Jul 2008

So That’s What the Fat Lady Sang

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/06/arts/music/06tomm.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

23 Jun 2008

Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, Suffolk

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/86f11ace-4138-11dd-9661-0000779fd2ac.html »

23 Jun 2008

Correcting a Mozart Deficit

http://www.nysun.com/arts/correcting-a-mozart-deficit/80453/ »

23 Jun 2008

Soprano Dessay makes a stunning S.F. debut in 'Lucia'

http://www.mercurynews.com/opinion/ci_9632628 »

19 Jun 2008

Discover forgotten operettas

http://www.ohio.com/entertainment/theater_reviews/20551944.html »

19 Jun 2008

SF Opera scores a triumph

http://www.ebar.com/arts/art_article.php?sec=music&article=492 »

19 Jun 2008

A Slimmed-Down Diva Keeps Her Vocal Heft

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/18/arts/music/18aria.html?em&ex=1213934400&en=4c129b840e6970a4&ei=5087%0A »

17 Jun 2008

A novel approach to modern opera

http://www.theage.com.au/news/arts/a-novel-approach-to-modern-opera/2008/06/16/1213468324402.html »

17 Jun 2008

Early Music Festival Opens in the Key of DIY

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/16/AR2008061602512.html »

17 Jun 2008

Euro keeps scared music lovers from Vienna state opera

http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/213000,euro-keeps-scared-music-lovers-from-vienna-state-opera.html »

17 Jun 2008

Spivs, rockers and sopranos

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c82c85ae-3c7f-11dd-b958-0000779fd2ac.html »

17 Jun 2008

'Tosca' Time at the New York Philharmonic

http://www.nysun.com/arts/tosca-time-at-the-new-york-philharmonic/80023/?print=3658273121 »

08 Jun 2008

Central City Opera at new height

http://www.dailycamera.com/news/2008/jun/08/review-central-city-opera-at-new-height/ »

08 Jun 2008

Opera: An inquisition devoid of opinion

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b6eb4d06-356e-11dd-998d-0000779fd2ac.html »

08 Jun 2008

Music al fresco

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/eafbdcdc-331b-11dd-8a25-0000779fd2ac.html »

05 Jun 2008

Deborah Voigt - The Return of the Little Black Dress

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQqPauyGiVU »

04 Jun 2008

Il Trovatore not dampened by weather

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/music/show-23393006-details/Il+Trovatore/showReview.do?reviewId=23490097 »

04 Jun 2008

Jean-François Lapointe From Europe and Back

http://www.scena.org/lsm/sm13-9/sm13-9_lapointe_en.html »

04 Jun 2008

Baritone excited about new-look 'Das Rheingold'

http://origin.mercurynews.com/music/ci_9462669 »

04 Jun 2008

Scaling Up for 'Die Soldaten'

http://www.nysun.com/arts/scaling-up-for-die-soldaten/79028/ »

29 May 2008

Is there a Right way to sing opera?

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article4027529.ece »

29 May 2008

Shorter, sparcer ‘Dido’ opera will leave audiences satisfied

http://www.bostonherald.com/entertainment/arts_culture/view/2008_05_29_Shorter__sparcer_%E2%80%98Dido__opera_will_leave_audiences_satisfied/ »

29 May 2008

Der Rosenkavalier, Coliseum, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/e4ec2604-2d98-11dd-b92a-000077b07658.html »

29 May 2008

NYC Health Department: Mice at Met Opera

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080528/ap_en_mu/metropolitan_opera_mice »

28 May 2008

Jonathan Miller's Operatic Mission

http://www.nysun.com/arts/jonathan-millers-operatic-mission/78700/ »

28 May 2008

Mezzo-Soprano's Glorious Debut Lifts 'Cavalleria'

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/26/AR2008052602278.html »

28 May 2008

Il prigioniero/Bluebeard’s Castle, La Scala, Milan

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/f6986b80-2c06-11dd-9861-000077b07658.html »

27 May 2008

Burly and Savage, but Elegant: Met Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

http://www.nysun.com/arts/burly-and-savage-but-elegant-met-orchestra/78599/ »

27 May 2008

Opera Meets Animation to Tell a Chinese Tale

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/26/arts/music/26monk.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

27 May 2008

Die Bassariden, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c7c2a9b2-2b41-11dd-a7fc-000077b07658.html »

27 May 2008

Eugene Onegin, Glyndebourne Festival, UK

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2c1eb0d8-28e3-11dd-96ce-000077b07658.html »

27 May 2008

Argentine gem will miss its 100th birthday party

http://www.miamiherald.com/234/story/544679.html »