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Collision: Spectra Ensemble at the Arcola Theatre

‘Asteroid flyby in October: A drill for the end of the world?’ So shouted a headline in USA Today earlier this month, as journalist Doyle Rice asked, ‘Are we ready for an asteroid impact?’ in his report that in October NASA will conduct a drill to see how well its planetary defence system would work if an actual asteroid were heading straight for Earth.

Joshua Bell offers Hispanic headiness at the Proms

At the start of the 20th century, French composers seemed to be conducting a cultural love affair with Spain, an affair initiated by the Universal Exposition of 1889 where the twenty-five-year old Debussy and the fourteen-year-old Ravel had the opportunity to hear new sounds from East Asia, such as the Javanese gamelan, alongside gypsy flamenco from Granada.

John Joubert's Jane Eyre

Librettists have long mined the literature shelves for narratives that are ripe for musico-dramatic embodiment. On the whole, it’s the short stories and poems - The Turn of the Screw, Eugene Onegin or Death in Venice, for example - that best lend themselves to operatic adaptation.

Hibiki: a European premiere by Mark-Anthony Turnage at the Proms

Hibiki: sound, noise, echo, reverberation, harmony. Commissioned by the Suntory Hall in Tokyo to celebrate the Hall’s 30th anniversary in 2016, Mark-Anthony Turnage’s 50-minute Hibiki, for two female soloists, children’s chorus and large orchestra, purports to reflect on the ‘human reverberations’ of the Tohoku earthquake in 2011 and the devastation caused by the subsequent tsunami and radioactive disaster.

Through Life and Love: Louise Alder sings Strauss

Soprano Louise Alder has had an eventful few months. Declared ‘Young Singer of the Year’ at the 2017 International Opera Awards in May, the following month she won the Dame Joan Sutherland Audience Prize at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.

Janáček: The Diary of One Who Disappeared, Grimeborn

A great performance of Janáček’s song cycle The Diary of One Who Disappeared can be, allowing for the casting of a superb tenor, an experience on a par with Schoenberg’s Erwartung. That Shadwell Opera’s minimalist, but powerful, staging in the intimate setting of Studio 2 of the Arcola Theatre was a triumph was in no small measure to the magnificent singing of the tenor, Sam Furness.

Khovanshchina: Mussorgsky at the Proms

Remembering the centenary of the Russian Revolution, this Proms performance of Mussorgsky’s mighty Khovanshchina (all four and a quarter hours of it) exceeded all expectations on a musical level. And, while the trademark doorstop Proms opera programme duly arrived containing full text and translation, one should celebrate the fact that - finally - we had surtitles on several screens.

Santa Fe: Entertaining If Not Exactly (R)evolutionary

You know what I loved best about Santa Fe Opera’s world premiere The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs?

Longborough Young Artists in London: Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice

For the last three years, Longborough Festival Opera’s repertoire of choice for their Young Artist Programme productions has been Baroque opera seria, more specifically Handel, with last year’s Alcina succeeding Rinaldo in 2014 and Xerxes in 2015.

A Master Baritone in Recital: Sesto Bruscantini, 1981

This is the only disc ever devoted to the art of Sesto Bruscantini (1919–2003). Record collectors value his performance of major baritone roles, especially comic but also serious ones, on many complete opera recordings, such as Il barbiere di Siviglia (with Victoria de los Angeles). He continued to perform at major houses until at least 1985 and even recorded Mozart's Don Alfonso in 1991, when he was 72.

Emalie Savoy: A Portrait

Since 1952, the ARD—the organization of German radio stations—has run an annual competition for young musicians. Winners have included Jessye Norman, Maurice André, Heinz Holliger, and Mitsuko Uchida. Starting in 2015, the CD firm GENUIN has offered, as a separate award, the chance for one of the prize winners to make a CD that can serve as a kind of calling card to the larger musical and music-loving world. In 2016, the second such CD award was given to the Aris Quartett (second-prize winner in the “string quartet” category).

Full-throated Cockerel at Santa Fe

A tale of a lazy, befuddled world leader that ‘has no clothes on’ and his two dimwit sons, hmmmm, what does that remind me of. . .?

Santa Fe’s Trippy Handel

If you don’t like a given moment in Santa Fe Opera’s staging of Alcina, well, just like the volatile mountain weather, wait two minutes and it will surely change.

Santa Fe’s Crowd-Pleasing Strauss

With Die Fledermaus’ thrice familiar overture still lingering in our ears, it didn’t take long for the assault of hijinks to reduce the audience into guffaws of delight.

Santa Fe: Mad for Lucia

If there is any practitioner currently singing the punishing title role of Lucia di Lammermoor better than Brenda Rae, I am hard-pressed to name her.

Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen at Grimeborn

Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen can be a difficult opera to stage, despite its charm and simplicity. In part it is a good, old-fashioned morality tale about the relationships between humans and animals, and between themselves, but Janáček doesn’t use a sledgehammer to make this point. It is easy for many productions to fall into parody, and many have done, and it is a tribute to The Opera Company’s staging of this work at the Arcola Theatre that they narrowly avoided this pitfall.

Handel's Israel in Egypt at the Proms: William Christie and the OAE

For all its extreme popularity with choirs, Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt is a somewhat problematic work; the scarcity of solos makes hiring professional soloists an extravagant expense, and the standard version of the work starts oddly with a tenor recitative. If we return to the work's history then these issues are put into context, and this is what William Christie did for the performance of Handel’s Israel in Egypt at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday 1 August 2017.

Sirens and Scheherazade: Prom 18

From Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, to Bruch’s choral-orchestral Odysseus, to Fauré’s Penelope, countless compositions have taken their inspiration from Homer’s Odyssey, perhaps not surprisingly given Homer’s emphasis on the power of music in the Greek world.

Discovering Gounod’s Cinq Mars: Another Rarity Success for Oper Leipzig

Oper Leipzig usually receives less international attention than its Dresden, Munich or Berlin counterparts; however, with its fabulous Gewandhaus Orchestra, and its penchant for opera rarities (and a new Ring Cycle), this quality hotspot will be attracting more and more opera lovers. Leipzig’s new production of Gounod’s Cinq Mars continues this high quality tradition.

Detlev Glanert : Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch

Detlev Glanert's Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch should be a huge hit. Just as Carl Orff's Carmina Burana appeals to audiences who don't listen to early music (or even to much classical music), Glanert's Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch has all the elements for instant popular success.


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11 Jul 2017

Savonlinna Opera Festival (I): World Premiere of Aulis Sallinen’s Castle in the Water

For my first trip to Finland, I flew from Helsinki to the east, close to the border of Russia near St. Petersburg over many of Suomi’s thousand lakes, where the summer getaway Savonlinna lays. Right after the solstice during July and early August, the town’s opera festival offers high quality productions. In this enchanting locale in the midst of peaceful nature, the sky at dusk after the mesmerising sunset fades away is worth the trip alone! »

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27 Feb 2007

The Maid of Orleans, Carnegie Hall, New York

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27 Feb 2007

Mortier to Take Over New York City Opera

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22 Feb 2007

Launch of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2007

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22 Feb 2007

Goerne/Metzmacher, Wigmore Hall, London

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22 Feb 2007

After 45 Years, Lorin Maazel Is to Conduct at the Metropolitan Opera

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22 Feb 2007

Pavarotti’s heir breaks rules with encore on the high Cs

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article1421347.ece »

21 Feb 2007

Simon Boccanegra, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/a912aba2-c10c-11db-bf18-000b5df10621.html »

21 Feb 2007

An Opera by Verdi That Needs Name Tags

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/21/arts/music/21simo.html?ref=music »

21 Feb 2007

A Mezzo-Soprano Who’s Determined to Do It Her Way, With or Without Star Turns

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20 Feb 2007

Khovanshchina

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article1407803.ece »

20 Feb 2007

MONTEVERDI'S ‘COMBATTIMENTO'

http://www.nysun.com/article/48923 »

14 Feb 2007

EMI shares plunge on second warning

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/a9bdc5ea-bc26-11db-9cbc-0000779e2340,_i_nbePage=bbb5d774-d441-11da-a357-0000779e2340.html »

12 Feb 2007

Open stage for noise and drama

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/415cac80-bac0-11db-bbf3-0000779e2340.html »

12 Feb 2007

Steinbeck’s Suffering Okies Head West, Operatically

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/12/arts/music/12grap.html?ref=music »

12 Feb 2007

Star Power, Charisma and Ardor in ‘Onegin’

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/12/arts/music/12oneg.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

11 Feb 2007

Nachruf: Bei ihm war Oper stets hochexplosiv

http://www.diepresse.at/home/kultur/klassik/109808/index.do?_vl_backlink=/home/kultur/klassik/index.do »

11 Feb 2007

All the Rage: 'Otello,' 'Die Walkure' and Pianists Par Excellence

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/09/AR2007020900535.html »

11 Feb 2007

Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117932757.html?categoryid=33&cs=1 »

08 Feb 2007

Orfeo, Banqueting House, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/6daa66c4-b791-11db-bfb3-0000779e2340.html »

08 Feb 2007

HGO announces season

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2007/02/hgo_announces_s.php »

07 Feb 2007

Conservatory Tries to Raise Its Profile

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/07/arts/music/07scho.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

06 Feb 2007

A Conductor with panache: José Serebrier speaks to Anne Ozorio

http://www.musicweb-international.com/SandH/2007/Jan-Jun07/serebrier.htm »

06 Feb 2007

Madama Butterfly, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/opera/article1334253.ece »

06 Feb 2007

Agrippina, Coliseum, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/b8e01d78-b5f7-11db-9eea-0000779e2340.html »

05 Feb 2007

The Hunt of King Charles, Finnish National Opera, Helsinki

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/facea356-b545-11db-a5a5-0000779e2340.html »

30 Jan 2007

"Colombe" reprend son envol à l'Opéra de Marseille

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-861002@51-813901,0.html »

30 Jan 2007

Michele Pertusi

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/65c855ce-afb2-11db-94ab-0000779e2340.html »

30 Jan 2007

Marilyn Horne Puts Her Protégés on Parade in Song

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/29/arts/music/29song.html?ref=music »

30 Jan 2007

In Opera’s Famous Pair of One-Acts, Tenor Doubles His Workload

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/29/arts/music/29lici.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

28 Jan 2007

Händel in Mozarts Gewand, welche Herausforderung!

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=614279 »

28 Jan 2007

Dresscode für die Opernbesucher

http://www.welt.de/data/2007/01/29/1192914.html »

28 Jan 2007

The Elixir of Love

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2571387,00.html »

28 Jan 2007

Rodolfo and Mimi Soar Again

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/26/arts/music/26bohe.html?ref=music »

28 Jan 2007

Nuovi documenti pucciniani

http://www.progettopuccini.it/page.php?page=3&langId=1 »

26 Jan 2007

Life in tune

http://tls.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,25342-2552013.html »

26 Jan 2007

Polish & Pastoral Charm

http://www.nysun.com/article/47461 »

24 Jan 2007

Carmen, Royal Opera House, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/03e314f2-abbb-11db-a0ed-0000779e2340.html »

24 Jan 2007

Plain Speaking and Singing on Copland’s Family Farm

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/23/arts/music/23tend.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

23 Jan 2007

Saving the Song

http://www.nysun.com/article/47200 »

22 Jan 2007

"Rusalka, la ninfa che è in noi"

http://www.lastampa.it/redazione/cmsSezioni/spettacoli/200701articoli/16942girata.asp »

22 Jan 2007

Ovation pour le "Don Giovanni" mis en scène par Haneke

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/imprimer_element/0,40-0@2-3246,50-858185,0.html »

22 Jan 2007

In Austin, Echoes of a Distant War in an Opera’s American Premiere

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/22/arts/music/22glas.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

21 Jan 2007

A Tenor Cashes in on His Money Notes

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/21/arts/music/21gure.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

21 Jan 2007

Lebanon's Christine Brewer is respected for her voice, admired for her personality

http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/entertainment/stories.nsf/music/story/4FF03E460CE64BF886257268008333A2?OpenDocument&highlight=2%2C%22brewer%22 »

21 Jan 2007

La Pietra del paragone, Châtelet, Paris

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0641acf4-a7e2-11db-b448-0000779e2340.html »

19 Jan 2007

Graz Opera Names New Intendant

http://www.musicalamerica.com/news/newsstory.cfm?archived=0&storyid=15269&categoryid=2&cookies=1 »

19 Jan 2007

Seldom Heard, but Worth Hearing

http://www.nysun.com/article/47007 »

18 Jan 2007

Second Annual Opera News Awards

http://www.operatoday.com/documents/2006_Opera_News_Awards_PR[1].pdf »

18 Jan 2007

Celebrating a Fabled Conductor

http://www.nysun.com/article/46961 »

17 Jan 2007

Serious opera? You’re having a laugh

http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/features/display.var.1126888.0.0.php »

17 Jan 2007

Opera on tap: Program puts classical music in pubs

http://theedge.bostonherald.com/artsNews/view.bg?articleid=177502 »

17 Jan 2007

Caligula, Oper Köln, Cologne

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/1a212b30-a587-11db-a4e0-0000779e2340.html »

17 Jan 2007

Scaling a Bach Monument With a Masterly Touch

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/15/arts/music/15chor.html »

17 Jan 2007

Everything in the Garden looks lovely

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article2152830.ece »

15 Jan 2007

Fans of the Esoteric Emerge

http://www.nysun.com/article/46699 »

12 Jan 2007

Madcap Soprano, Brave Tenor Enliven Donizetti Opera in London

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aoLG6NISKjEg&refer=muse »

12 Jan 2007

Tristan und Isolde, Aalto Theater, Essen

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/433b7ec0-a254-11db-a187-0000779e2340.html »

12 Jan 2007

La Fille du Regiment, Royal Opera House, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/75e5ec12-a26c-11db-a187-0000779e2340.html »

12 Jan 2007

Maturity, Femininity & Smarts

http://www.nysun.com/article/46533 »

12 Jan 2007

WNO Season to Include Domingo Singing Handel

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/10/AR2007011002258.html »

12 Jan 2007

New Operas at the Met: What Works?

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/11/arts/music/11oper.html »

09 Jan 2007

A Night at the Opera ... With Nachos

http://www.nysun.com/article/46313 »

08 Jan 2007

War Requiem

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2536975,00.html »

08 Jan 2007

Gergiev’s Opus: A New Concert Hall

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/09/arts/music/09mary.html »

08 Jan 2007

"Schauspieler sollten musikalisch sein"

http://www.morgenpost.de/content/2007/01/08/feuilleton/875529.html »

08 Jan 2007

Tweaking a Few Lines (They’ll None of Them Be Missed)

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/08/arts/music/08gilb.html »

08 Jan 2007

Go East, Young Stars, Go East

http://www.nysun.com/article/46245 »

06 Jan 2007

Lille célèbre la musique de Canteloube, l'Auvergnat

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-852696@51-813901,0.html »

05 Jan 2007

Sheet Music: Sing in the new year with Agenda

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article2124943.ece »

05 Jan 2007

Laugh? I nearly did

http://music.guardian.co.uk/classical/story/0,,1982700,00.html »

03 Jan 2007

Harmony that transcends boundaries

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/824a6bac-9a76-11db-bbd2-0000779e2340.html »

02 Jan 2007

Callas: "Pubblico mio, perdonami"

http://www.lastampa.it/redazione/cmsSezioni/cultura/200701articoli/16013girata.asp »

02 Jan 2007

I Puritani, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/906ac83c-9a79-11db-bbd2-0000779e2340.html »

30 Dec 2006

Opera as you've never seen it: La Scala cancels controversial 'Candide'

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/news/article2112576.ece »

28 Dec 2006

Un "Idoménée" où la musique est reine

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-850087@51-751675,0.html »

28 Dec 2006

Met's `Magic Flute,' Soul Stars, River Fireworks: London Picks

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

28 Dec 2006

Buying Classical CDs in a Post-Tower-Records World

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/28/arts/music/28stor.html »

27 Dec 2006

A Diva Who Breaks the Divadom Rules

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/27/arts/music/27netr.html »

27 Dec 2006

Opera Audiences Return To Historic Raucousness

http://www.nysun.com/article/45752 »

21 Dec 2006

Quiet & Dignified, If a Bit Dull

http://www.nysun.com/article/45562 »

21 Dec 2006

In a Multitude of ‘Messiah’ Choirs, One Group That Might Reign Forever and Ever

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/20/arts/music/20orat.html »

19 Dec 2006

Professors Honored with Prestigious Musicology Awards

http://www.operatoday.com/content/Eastman_press_release_19_Dec_2006.pdf »

17 Dec 2006

Charlottes Geheimnis

http://www.merkur-online.de/nachrichten/kultur/kunstakt/art282,744186.html »

17 Dec 2006

Hänsel und Gretel, Philharmonie Berlin

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0fd8a8ec-8c5f-11db-9684-0000779e2340.html »

15 Dec 2006

Made Up

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2503365,00.html »

15 Dec 2006

Tan Dun Puts Sound of Rocks, Placido in Met `Emperor' Premiere

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aYz63DKDdfpA&refer=muse »

14 Dec 2006

„Werther”-Premiere im Nationaltheater: Vom Klang der Seele

http://www.merkur-online.de/nachrichten/kultur/kunstakt/art282,742975.html »

14 Dec 2006

Bravo Alagna! Ban on Booed Star Is Absurd

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aVU3FZ1jGOe4&refer=muse »

13 Dec 2006

Juan Diego Flórez

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2500692.html »

13 Dec 2006

Central City Opera Announces Casting For 75th Anniversary 2007 Festival

http://www.operatoday.com/documents/2007_cast_release.pdf »

13 Dec 2006

Best of All Possible Worlds, Updated for the Paris Stage

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/13/theater/13cand.html »

13 Dec 2006

A tantrum too far

http://music.guardian.co.uk/classical/comment/story/0,,1970981,00.html »

12 Dec 2006

New Mozart Edition online

http://www.mozarteum.at/00_META/00_News_Detail.asp?SID=86072177794657&ID=14781 »

12 Dec 2006

Don Juan in Prague

http://www.timeoutny.com/newyork/Details.do?page=1&xyurl=xyl://TONYWebArticles1/584/music_classical_opera/don_juan_in_prague.xml »

11 Dec 2006

Tenor Walks Off Stage at La Scala

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/11/AR2006121100136.html?nav=rss_artsandliving/entertainmentnews »

11 Dec 2006

Stirring Moments, But Off Night for Blythe

http://www.nysun.com/article/44940 »

11 Dec 2006

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Grand Théâtre, Geneva

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/06570e7a-892c-11db-a876-0000779e2340.html »

10 Dec 2006

Il tenore lascia la scena, fischi alla Scala

http://www.corriere.it/Primo_Piano/Spettacoli/2006/12_Dicembre/10/tenore.shtml »

10 Dec 2006

Was alles hinter den Paravent gehört

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=604354 »

10 Dec 2006

Carmen becalmed

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/a4c33a7a-8869-11db-b485-0000779e2340.html »

09 Dec 2006

At La Scala, an Egypt That Looks a Lot Like Hollywood

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/09/arts/music/09scal.html »

09 Dec 2006

'Arabella' Is Near-Perfect

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/09/AR2006120900658.html »

08 Dec 2006

Die "Idomeneo"-Köpfe sind weg

http://www.morgenpost.de/content/2006/12/08/feuilleton/870220.html »

08 Dec 2006

Lincoln Center Revitalized

http://www.nysun.com/article/44862 »

08 Dec 2006

Zeffirelli opens La Scala season with 'Aida'

http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/12/08/arts/web.1209scala.php »

08 Dec 2006

The Once and Future King

http://context.themoscowtimes.com/story/172994/ »

07 Dec 2006

Austrian Writer's Heirs Seek Royalties

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/07/AR2006120702168.html »

05 Dec 2006

A Mezzo's Winning Radiance

http://www.nysun.com/article/44599 »

05 Dec 2006

Renée Fleming

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2486391,00.html »

04 Dec 2006

Tragedy Triumphs For Opera

http://www.tbo.com/news/metro/MGBNJI4X8VE.html »

04 Dec 2006

Don Carlo, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/74bddaa2-815b-11db-864e-0000779e2340.html »

04 Dec 2006

'Barber' delivers a delicate touch

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/ent/stories/DN-barber_1203gl.ART.State.Edition1.3dba06b.html »

04 Dec 2006

L'incoronazione di Poppea, Britten Theatre, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article2035322.ece »

04 Dec 2006

The ‘Don Carlo' Dream Cast

http://www.nysun.com/article/44546 »

04 Dec 2006

Antonio Pappano: Local hero

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article2035338.ece »

02 Dec 2006

Das Rheingold

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2482425,00.html »

02 Dec 2006

La mort de Tower Records symbolise l'agonie du CD

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-840898@51-840978,0.html »

02 Dec 2006

Being there as Mozart dies

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/1061d144-8160-11db-864e-0000779e2340.html »

01 Dec 2006

Scaled-down La Scala

http://www.calendarlive.com/music/cl-ca-opera3dec03,0,2445209.story?coll=cl-music »

01 Dec 2006

New head of Berlin Philharmonic: classical music needs to attract broader, younger audience

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/12/01/news/A-E_MUS_Q-A_Berlin_Philharmonic.php »

01 Dec 2006

Welsh welcome for a Russian Wagner

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/672b448c-8166-11db-864e-0000779e2340.html »

01 Dec 2006

Proud Music of the Academy

http://www.nysun.com/article/44454 »

30 Nov 2006

Christine Brewer's Enthralling Night

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/29/AR2006112901327.html »

30 Nov 2006

Salzburg Festival Looks for ‘Nocturnal Side of Reason’

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/30/arts/music/30salz.html »

30 Nov 2006

Monteverdi's naked ambition

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/theatre/show-375566-details/The+Coronation+of+Poppea/showReview.do?reviewId=23376220 »

28 Nov 2006

Opera on verge of caricature

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20061127.OPERA27/TPStory/TPEntertainment/Music/ »

28 Nov 2006

Andreas Scholl, Barbican Hall, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/5ca9d886-7e3a-11db-84bb-0000779e2340.html »

27 Nov 2006

HOLD THE MOZART

http://www.newyorker.com/critics/music/articles/061204crmu_music1 »

27 Nov 2006

Renée Fleming: The last diva

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article2016657.ece »

27 Nov 2006

Britten's Queen for the Ages

http://www.nysun.com/article/44150 »

27 Nov 2006

In Mozart’s Backyard, a Fraught Rebirth of an Opera House

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/26/arts/music/26midg.html »

25 Nov 2006

Dardanus

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2467704,00.html »

25 Nov 2006

Public Voices: Juilliard's 10th Annual Alice Tully Vocal Debut Recital Features Philadelphia Native Raquela Sheeran

http://www.theeveningbulletin.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=17508255&BRD=2737&PAG=461&dept_id=576361&rfi=6 »

25 Nov 2006

Lady MacBeth isn't evil, just ambitious

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20061124.OPERA24VAN/TPStory/TPEntertainment/Music/ »

22 Nov 2006

Direktor sein ist schwer

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=600490 »

22 Nov 2006

A New Barber For a New Met

http://www.nysun.com/article/43935 »

22 Nov 2006

A Sleepwalking Habit in Her Operatic Future

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/22/arts/music/22sonn.html »

22 Nov 2006

Alessandro nell’Indie, Coliseum, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/c44f611c-7981-11db-b257-0000779e2340.html »

22 Nov 2006

Manon Lescaut, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/a4c77786-7980-11db-b257-0000779e2340.html »

19 Nov 2006

Der Anfang ist Programm

http://www.merkur-online.de/nachrichten/kultur/kunstakt/art282,734116.html »

19 Nov 2006

The Gondoliers

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2461210,00.html »

19 Nov 2006

Mozart-fest without the Mozart

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/c6c46c80-765c-11db-8284-0000779e2340.html »

19 Nov 2006

Chilean Soprano Marambio Makes Met Debut

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/19/AR2006111900448.html »

19 Nov 2006

'Hansel and Gretel' magic

http://www.dailynews.com/entertainment/ci_4684820 »

17 Nov 2006

Purity conquers passion

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2006/11/16/bmclassic16.xml »

17 Nov 2006

Soprano set for dramatic 'Manon Lescaut'

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/local/states/california/16026037.htm »

17 Nov 2006

Orphée aux enfers, Juilliard Opera Center, New York

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/d4df00f2-758d-11db-aea1-0000779e2340.html »

17 Nov 2006

Kunst im Zeichen ihres utopischen Potenzials

http://www.nzz.ch/2006/11/16/fe/articleENXDI.html »

15 Nov 2006

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2007

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2006/11/bbc_cardiff_sin.php »

15 Nov 2006

Jean-Marie Blanchard pressenti à l’Opéra de Paris

http://www.tdg.ch/tghome/toute_l_info_test/geneve_en_direct_nv/blanchard__15_11_.html »

15 Nov 2006

Wie geht es an Berlins Opern weiter?

http://www.welt.de/data/2006/11/15/1111843.html »

15 Nov 2006

Siegfried Act III

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2453046,00.html »

15 Nov 2006

Kritik Staatsoper: Der Luxus der Bohème

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=598720 »

14 Nov 2006

Così fan tutte, Bâtiment des Forces Motrices, Geneva

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/935a446a-73f9-11db-8dd7-0000779e2340.html »

14 Nov 2006

Helping a Worthy Cause by Flexing a New Freedom

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/14/arts/music/14tuck.html »

14 Nov 2006

Royal Opera's `The Queen of Spades' Is Master Class in Tension

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aN5cl4WAVcgc&refer=muse »

13 Nov 2006

Bringing down the house

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article1963530.ece »

13 Nov 2006

Figaro as a Big-Time Operator, With a Wily Rosina

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/13/arts/music/13barb.html?ref=music »

11 Nov 2006

Music to slash your wrists to

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/review/story/0,,1945534,00.html »

11 Nov 2006

Historiker und Revolutionär in einem

http://www.welt.de/data/2006/11/11/1106279.html »

11 Nov 2006

Opera: An unsuitable marriage

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2101-2443472,00.html »

11 Nov 2006

'Siviglia' premiere shows Met on a roll

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/pop/1403AP_Opera_Barber_of_Seville.html »

10 Nov 2006

A '50s-style 'Cinderella' pops

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/entertainment/weekend/15971866.htm »

10 Nov 2006

BSO unlocks the secrets of young Bartok's 'Bluebeard'

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/living/articles/2006/11/10/bso_unlocks_the_secrets_of_young_bartoks_bluebeard/ »

10 Nov 2006

Porgy and Bess

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1944489,00.html »

09 Nov 2006

New Babylon

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2445194,00.html »

09 Nov 2006

An Opera Returns, Like the Tide

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/09/arts/music/09dom.html »

09 Nov 2006

Orlando, Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler’s Wells, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/61da0552-701a-11db-9da6-0000779e2340.html »

09 Nov 2006

A Rarity in Top Form

http://www.nysun.com/article/43225 »

09 Nov 2006

Preview: The Queen Of Spades, Royal Opera House, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/theatre/features/article1962766.ece »

08 Nov 2006

Tamerlano, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/406f7782-6f4b-11db-ab7b-0000779e2340.html »

07 Nov 2006

Der doppelte Diven-Geburtstag

http://www.welt.de/data/2006/11/07/1101712.html »

07 Nov 2006

The diva, the director and a fight at the Russian opera

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/news/article1959075.ece »

07 Nov 2006

La voix humaine, Grand Theatre, Leeds

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/8d3fb032-6dba-11db-8725-0000779e2340.html »

07 Nov 2006

Following a Bread-Crumbed Trail From the 1890s

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/06/arts/music/06hans.html »

03 Nov 2006

A very political Querelle

http://music.guardian.co.uk/classical/story/0,,1939129,00.html »

31 Oct 2006

TOSCA — Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/31/arts/music/31roun.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

31 Oct 2006

A Classical Education

http://www.nysun.com/article/42613 »

30 Oct 2006

Photo Journal: New York City Opera's New Così Fan Tutte

http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5499.html »