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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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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

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/arts/la-et-notebook7-2008nov07,0,4984416.story »

06 Nov 2008

The Rape of Lucretia at Kings Place

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/music/live_reviews/article5090195.ece »

06 Nov 2008

Bernstein in Beijing: China's Classical Music Explosion

http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1855684,00.html »

06 Nov 2008

Les Indes galantes, Barbican, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9edecc22-ab4f-11dd-b9e1-000077b07658.html »

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

http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/Articles-i-2008-10-24-81853.113117_OLeary_Succeeds_MacKay_At_Opera_Theatre_Of_Saint_Louis.html »

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

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a19966ae-96e9-11dd-8cc4-000077b07658.html?nclick_check=1 »

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 »