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London Handel Festival: Handel's Faramondo at the RCM

Written at a time when both his theatrical business and physical health were in a bad way, Handel’s Faramondo was premiered at the King’s Theatre in January 1738, fared badly and sank rapidly into obscurity where it languished until the late-twentieth century.

Brahms A German Requiem, Fabio Luisi, Barbican London

Fabio Luisi conducted the London Symphony Orchestra in Brahms A German Requiem op 45 and Schubert, Symphony no 8 in B minor D759 ("Unfinished").at the Barbican Hall, London.

Káťa Kabanová in its Seattle début

The atmosphere was a bit electric on February 25 for the opening night of Leoš Janàček’s 1921 domestic tragedy, and not entirely in a good way.

Bampton Classical Opera Young Singers’ Competition 2017

Applications are now open for the Bampton Classical Opera Young Singers’ Competition 2017. This biennial competition was first launched in 2013 to celebrate the company’s 20th birthday, and is aimed at identifying the finest emerging young opera singers currently working in the UK.

Festival Mémoires in Lyon

Each March France's splendid Opéra de Lyon mounts a cycle of operas that speak to a chosen theme. Just now the theme is Mémoires -- mythic productions of famed, now dead, late 20th century stage directors. These directors are Klaus Michael Grüber (1941-2008), Ruth Berghaus (1927-1996), and Heiner Müller (1929-1995).

Handel's Partenope: surrealism and sensuality at English National Opera

Handel’s Partenope (1730), written for his first season at the King’s Theatre, is a paradox: an anti-heroic opera seria. It recounts a fictional historic episode with a healthy dose of buffa humour as heroism is held up to ridicule. Musicologist Edward Dent suggested that there was something Shakespearean about Partenope - and with its complex (nonsensical?) inter-relationships, cross-dressing disguises and concluding double-wedding it certainly has a touch of Twelfth Night about it. But, while the ‘plot’ may seem inconsequential or superficial, Handel’s music, as ever, probes the profundities of human nature.

Christoph Prégardien and Julius Drake at the Wigmore Hall

The latest instalment of Wigmore Hall’s ambitious two-year project, ‘Schubert: The Complete Songs’, was presented by German tenor Christoph Prégardien and pianist Julius Drake.

La Tragédie de Carmen at San Diego

On March 10, 2017, San Diego Opera presented an unusual version of Georges Bizet’s Carmen called La Tragédie de Carmen (The Tragedy of Carmen).

Kasper Holten's farewell production at the ROH: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

For his farewell production as director of opera at the Royal Opera House, Kasper Holten has chosen Wagner’s only ‘comedy’, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: an opera about the very medium in which it is written.

AZ Musicfest Presents Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci

The dramatic strength that Stage Director Michael Scarola drew from his Pagliacci cast was absolutely amazing. He gave us a sizzling rendition of the libretto, pointing out every bit of foreshadowing built into the plot.

English Touring Opera Spring 2017: a lesson in Patience

A skewering of the preening pretentiousness of the Pre-Raphaelites and Aesthetes of the late-nineteenth century, Gilbert and Sullivan’s 1881 operetta Patience outlives the fashion that fashioned it, and makes mincemeat of mincing dandies and divas, of whatever period, who value style over substance, art over life.

Tara Erraught: mezzo and clarinet in partnership at the Wigmore Hall

Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught demonstrated a relaxed, easy manner and obvious enjoyment of both the music itself and its communication to the audience during this varied Rosenblatt Series concert at the Wigmore Hall. Erraught and her musical partners for the evening - clarinettist Ulrich Pluta and pianist James Baillieu - were equally adept at capturing both the fresh lyricism of the exchanges between voice and clarinet in the concert arias of the first half of the programme and clinching precise dramatic moods and moments in the operatic arias that followed the interval.

Opera Across the Waves

This Sunday the Metropolitan Opera will feature as part of the BBC Radio 3 documentary, Opera Across the Waves, in which critic and academic Flora Willson explores how opera is engaging new audiences. The 45-minute programme explores the roots of global opera broadcasting and how in particular, New York’s Metropolitan Opera became one of the most iconic and powerful producers of opera.

Premiere: Riders of the Purple Sage

On February 25, 2017, in Tucson and on the following March 3 in Phoenix, Arizona Opera presented its first world premiere, Craig Bohmler and Steven Mark Kohn’s Riders of the Purple Sage.

English Touring Opera Spring 2017: a disappointing Tosca

During the past few seasons, English Touring Opera has confirmed its triple-value: it takes opera to the parts of the UK that other companies frequently fail to reach; its inventive, often theme-based, programming and willingness to take risks shine a light on unfamiliar repertory which invariably offers unanticipated pleasures; the company provides a platform for young British singers who are easing their way into the ‘industry’, assuming a role that latterly ENO might have been expected to fulfil.

A Winter's Tale: a world premiere at English National Opera

The first production of Ryan Wigglesworth’s first opera, based upon Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, is clearly a major event in English National Opera’s somewhat trimmed-down season. Wigglesworth, who serves also as conductor and librettist, professes to have been obsessed with the play for more than twenty years, and one can see why The Winter’s Tale, with its theatrical ‘set-pieces’ - the oracle scene, the tempest, the miracle of a moving statue - and its grandiose emotions, dominated as the play is by Leontes’ obsessively articulated, over-intellectualized jealousy, would invite operatic adaptation.

Wexford Festival Opera announces details of 2017 Festival

Today, Wexford Festival Opera announced the programme and principal casting details for the forthcoming 2017 festival. Now in its 66th year, this internationally renowned festival will run over an extended 18-day period, from Thursday, 19 October to Sunday, 5 November.

Matthias Goerne : Mahler Eisler Wigmore Hall

A song cycle within a song symphony - Matthias Goerne's intriuging approach to Mahler song, with Marcus Hinterhäuser, at the Wigmore Hall, London. Mahler's entire output can be described as one vast symphony, spanning an arc that stretches from his earliest songs to the sketches for what would have been his tenth symphony. Song was integral to Mahler's compositional process, germinating ideas that could be used even in symphonies which don't employ conventional singing.

Oxford Lieder Festival 2017: Gustav Mahler and fin-de-siècle Vienna

Gustav Mahler and fin-de-siècle Vienna will be the focus of the Oxford Lieder Festival (13-28 October 2017), exploring his influences, contemporaries and legacy. Mahler was a dominant musical personality: composer and preeminent conductor, steeped in tradition but a champion of the new. During this Festival, his complete songs with piano will be heard, inviting a fresh look at this ’symphonic’ composer and the enduring place of song in the musical landscape.

A Merry Falstaff in San Diego

On February 21, 2017, San Diego Opera presented Giuseppe Verdi’s last composition, Falstaff, at the Civic Theater. Although this was the second performance in the run and the 21st was a Tuesday, there were no empty seats to be seen. General Director David Bennett assembled a stellar international cast that included baritone Roberto de Candia in the title role and mezzo-soprano Marianne Cornetti singing her first Mistress Quickly.


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23 Dec 2016

The nature of narropera?

How many singers does it take to make an opera? There are single-role operas - Schönberg’s Erwartung (1924) and Eight Songs for a Mad King by Peter Maxwell Davies (1969) spring immediately to mind - and there are operas that just require a pair of performers, such as Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart i Salieri (1897) or How many singers does it take to make an opera? There are single-role operas - Schönberg’s Erwartung (1924) and Eight Songs for a Mad King by Peter Maxwell Davies (1969) spring immediately to mind - and there are operas that just require a pair of performers, such as Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart i Salieri (1897) or The Telephone by Menotti (1947). The Telephone by Menotti (1947).  »

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06 Nov 2008

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06 Nov 2008

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06 Nov 2008

Canadian Opera Company Trumpets its Success

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02 Nov 2008

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

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02 Nov 2008

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

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02 Nov 2008

Tale of a fallen woman stands out for style

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02 Nov 2008

Getting a Handel on Baroque music

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30 Oct 2008

Opera by Martin Halpern at Music School Playhouse

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30 Oct 2008

Composer John Adams' biography is as lively as his music

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28 Oct 2008

Parsifal, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valencia

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28 Oct 2008

Oakland Opera does Stravinsky

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28 Oct 2008

A fight at the opera

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27 Oct 2008

Women dominate battle of sexes

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27 Oct 2008

In a Floating World, Enter Heartbreak and Puppets

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26 Oct 2008

Ian McEwan on his debut opera, For You

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26 Oct 2008

Boston Baroque opens with Handel's 'Xerxes'

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26 Oct 2008

Seattle Opera's "Elektra" resounds with tragedy

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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

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23 Oct 2008

I Capuleti e i Montecchi at Grand Theatre, Leeds

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23 Oct 2008

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

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22 Oct 2008

Stealing the show at the festival

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22 Oct 2008

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22 Oct 2008

Tutti in maschera, Wexford Opera House, Ireland

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21 Oct 2008

Oedipe, Théâtre du Capitole, Paris

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21 Oct 2008

The Elemental Power of Ewa Podles

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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

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21 Oct 2008

Rimsky-Korsakov: the forgotten centenary

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21 Oct 2008

A complicated beast

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21 Oct 2008

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

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21 Oct 2008

Armide, Muslim Sorceress, Falls for Christian Crusader in Paris

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21 Oct 2008

Stunning victory for long-awaited War and Peace

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21 Oct 2008

Von Stade sounds out the Broad Stage

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21 Oct 2008

Lorin Maazel, Fostering Artistry at Home

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21 Oct 2008

Vienna director sick, but good music saves opera

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21 Oct 2008

Partenope, Coliseum, London

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21 Oct 2008

New Hands Detonate ‘Doctor Atomic’

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21 Oct 2008

New Opera? Great Idea. Good Luck!

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01 Oct 2008

Zurich train station temporarily becomes opera hall

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30 Sep 2008

'Manon' gala makes spirits bright

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30 Sep 2008

Classic 'Candide' is a vibrant season opener

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30 Sep 2008

Deborah Voigt's Bold Gambit

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23 Sep 2008

The new opera buff

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23 Sep 2008

Fleming Gala Opens the Met’s Season

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23 Sep 2008

A daring return to simplicity

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22 Sep 2008

Analyzing music the digital way

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19 Sep 2008

Pergolesi’s Home Service Really Delivers!

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18 Sep 2008

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

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17 Sep 2008

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

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16 Sep 2008

A September Day Like No Other for a Downtown Family

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15 Sep 2008

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

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15 Sep 2008

'Bonesetter's Daughter'

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15 Sep 2008

An Opera of an Epic, Composed in Stages

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15 Sep 2008

Philip Glass: Confessions of a chameleon

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15 Sep 2008

Expanding audiences and ambitions

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15 Sep 2008

Why the critics swatted The Fly opera

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15 Sep 2008

Proms conclude with Last Night

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15 Sep 2008

Turandot, Hampstead Theatre, London

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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

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08 Sep 2008

Antonio Pappano: the unstoppable maestro

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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

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02 Sep 2008

'Poppea' Has a Club Date

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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 »