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Adriana Lecouvreur Opera Holland Park

Twelve years after Opera Holland Park's first production of Francesco Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur, the opera made a welcome return.

Back to the Beginnings: Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria at Iford Opera.

The Italianate cloister setting at Iford chimes neatly with Monteverdi’s penultimate opera The Return of Ulysses, as the setting cannot but bring to mind those early days of the musical genre. The world of commercial public opera had only just dawned with the opening of the Teatro San Cassiano in Venice in 1637 and for the first time opera became open to all who could afford a ticket, rather than beholden to the patronage of generous princes. Monteverdi took full advantage of the new stage and at the age of 73 brought all his experience of more than 30 years of opera-writing since his ground-breaking L’Orfeo (what a pity we have lost all those works) to the creation of two of his greatest pieces, Ulysses and then his final masterpiece, Poppea.

Schoenberg : Moses und Aron, Welsh National Opera, London

Once again, we find ourselves thanking an unrepresentable being for Welsh National Opera’s commitment to its mission. It is a sad state of affairs when a season that includes both Boulevard Solitude and Moses und Aron is considered exceptional, but it is - and is all the more so when one contrasts such seriousness of purpose with the endless revivals of La traviata which, Die Frau ohne Schatten notwithstanding, seem to occupy so much of the Royal Opera’s effort. That said, if the Royal Opera has not undertaken what would be only its second ever staging of Schoenberg’s masterpiece - the first and last was in 1965, long before most of us were born! - then at least it has engaged in a very welcome ‘WNO at the Royal Opera House’ relationship, in which we in London shall have the opportunity to see some of the fruits of the more adventurous company’s endeavours.

Rossini is Alive and Well and Living in Iowa

If you don’t have the means to get to the Rossini festival in Pesaro, you would do just as well to come to Indianola, Iowa, where Des Moines Metro Opera festival has devised a heady production of Le Comte Ory that is as long on belly laughs as it is on musical fireworks.

Gergiev : Janáček Glagolitic Mass, BBC Proms

Composed during just a few weeks of the summer of 1926, Janáček’s Slavonic-text Glagolitic Mass was first performed in Brno in December 1927. During the rehearsals for the premiere - just 3 for the orchestra and one 3-hour rehearsal for the whole ensemble - the composer made many changes, and such alterations continued so that by the time of the only other performance during Janáček’s lifetime, in Prague in April 1928, many of the instrumental (especially brass) lines had been doubled, complex rhythmic patterns had been ‘ironed-out’ (the Kyrie was originally in 5/4 time), a passage for 3 off-stage clarinets had been cut along with music for 3 sets of pedal timpani, and choral passages were also excised.

Donizetti and Mozart, Jette Parker Young Artists Royal Opera House, London

With the conclusion of the ROH 2013-14 season on Saturday evening - John Copley’s 40-year old production of La Bohème bringing down the summer curtain - the sun pouring through the gleaming windows of the Floral Hall was a welcome invitation to enjoy a final treat. The Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Showcase offered singers whom we have admired in minor and supporting roles during the past year the opportunity to step into the spotlight.

Glyndebourne's Strauss Der Rosenkavalier, BBC Proms

Many words have already been spent - not all of them on musical matters - on Richard Jones’s Glyndebourne production of Der Rosenkavalier, which last night was transported to the Royal Albert Hall. This was the first time at the Proms that Richard Strauss’s most popular opera had been heard in its entirety and, despite losing two of its principals in transit from Sussex to SW1, this semi-staged performance offered little to fault and much to admire.

Il turco in Italia at the Aix Festival

Twenty years ago stage director Christopher Alden introduced Rossini’s then forgotten comedy to Southern California audiences in a production that is still remembered. In Aix Alden has revisited this complex work that many critics now consider Rossini’s greatest comedy.

First Night of the BBC Proms : Elgar The Kingdom

The BBC Proms 2014 season began with Sir Edward Elgars The Kingdom (1903-6). It was a good start to the season,which commemorates the start of the First World War. From that perspective Sir Andrew Davis's The Kingdom moved me deeply.

Le nozze di Figaro, Munich

One is unlikely to come across a cast of Figaro principals much better than this today, and the virtues of this performance indeed proved to be primarily vocal.

Winterreise and Trauernacht at the Aix Festival

That’s A Winter’s Journey and A Night of Mourning for metteurs-en-scène William Kentridge (South Africa) and Katie Mitchell (Great Britain), completing the clean sweep of English language stage directors for the Aix Festival productions this year.

James Gilchrist at Wigmore Hall

Assured elegance, care and thoughtfulness characterised tenor James Gilchrist’s performance of Schubert’s Schwanengesang at the Wigmore Hall, the cycles’ two poets framing a compelling interpretation of Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte.

Music for a While: Improvisations on Henry Purcell

‘Music for a while shall all your cares beguile.’ Dryden’s words have never seemed as apt as at the conclusion of this wonderful sequence of improvisations on Purcell’s songs and arias, interspersed with instrumental chaconnes and toccatas, by L’Arpeggiata.

Nabucco at Orange

The acoustic of the gigantic Théâtre Antique Romain at Orange cannot but astonish its nine thousand spectators, the nearly one hundred meter breadth of the its proscenium inspires awe. There was excited anticipation for this performance of Verdi’s first masterpiece.

Richard Strauss: Notturno

Richard Strauss may be most closely associated with the soprano voice but this recording of a selection of the composer’s lieder by baritone Thomas Hampson is a welcome reminder that the rapt lyricism of Strauss’s settings can be rendered with equal beauty and character by the low male voice.

Saint Louis: A Hit is a Hit is a Hit

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has once again staked claim to being the summer festival “of choice” in the US, not least of all for having mounted another superlative world premiere.

La Flûte Enchantée (2e Acte)
at the Aix Festival

In past years the operas of the Aix Festival that took place in the Grand Théâtre de Provence began at 8 pm. The Magic Flute began at 7 pm, or would have had not the infamous intermittents (seasonal theatrical employees) demanded to speak to the audience.

Ariodante at the Aix Festival

High drama in Aix. Three scenarios in conflict — those of G.F. Handel, Richard Jones and the intermittents (disgruntled seasonal theatrical employees). Make that four — mother nature.

Lucy Crowe, Wigmore Hall

The programme declared that ‘music, water and night’ was the connecting thread running through this diverse collection of songs, performed by soprano Lucy Crowe and pianist Anna Tilbrook, but in fact there was little need to seek a unifying element for these eclectic works allowed Crowe to demonstrate her expressive range — and offered the audience the opportunity to hear some interesting rarities.

The Turn of the Screw, Holland Park

‘Only make the reader’s general vision of evil intense enough … and his own experience, his own imagination, his own sympathy … will supply him quite sufficiently with all the particulars.


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17 Dec 2006

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Made Up

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15 Dec 2006

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14 Dec 2006

Bravo Alagna! Ban on Booed Star Is Absurd

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13 Dec 2006

Juan Diego Flórez

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13 Dec 2006

Central City Opera Announces Casting For 75th Anniversary 2007 Festival

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13 Dec 2006

Best of All Possible Worlds, Updated for the Paris Stage

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13 Dec 2006

A tantrum too far

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12 Dec 2006

New Mozart Edition online

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12 Dec 2006

Don Juan in Prague

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11 Dec 2006

Tenor Walks Off Stage at La Scala

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11 Dec 2006

Stirring Moments, But Off Night for Blythe

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11 Dec 2006

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Grand Théâtre, Geneva

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10 Dec 2006

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10 Dec 2006

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10 Dec 2006

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09 Dec 2006

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

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09 Dec 2006

'Arabella' Is Near-Perfect

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08 Dec 2006

Die "Idomeneo"-Köpfe sind weg

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08 Dec 2006

Lincoln Center Revitalized

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08 Dec 2006

Zeffirelli opens La Scala season with 'Aida'

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08 Dec 2006

The Once and Future King

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07 Dec 2006

Austrian Writer's Heirs Seek Royalties

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05 Dec 2006

A Mezzo's Winning Radiance

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05 Dec 2006

Renée Fleming

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04 Dec 2006

Tragedy Triumphs For Opera

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04 Dec 2006

Don Carlo, Metropolitan Opera, New York

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04 Dec 2006

'Barber' delivers a delicate touch

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L'incoronazione di Poppea, Britten Theatre, London

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Being there as Mozart dies

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Scaled-down La Scala

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

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Welsh welcome for a Russian Wagner

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30 Nov 2006

Salzburg Festival Looks for ‘Nocturnal Side of Reason’

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30 Nov 2006

Monteverdi's naked ambition

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Opera on verge of caricature

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28 Nov 2006

Andreas Scholl, Barbican Hall, London

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27 Nov 2006

HOLD THE MOZART

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27 Nov 2006

Renée Fleming: The last diva

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27 Nov 2006

Britten's Queen for the Ages

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27 Nov 2006

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

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25 Nov 2006

Dardanus

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25 Nov 2006

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

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22 Nov 2006

A New Barber For a New Met

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22 Nov 2006

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22 Nov 2006

Alessandro nell’Indie, Coliseum, London

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22 Nov 2006

Manon Lescaut, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

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19 Nov 2006

Der Anfang ist Programm

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19 Nov 2006

The Gondoliers

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19 Nov 2006

Mozart-fest without the Mozart

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19 Nov 2006

Chilean Soprano Marambio Makes Met Debut

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19 Nov 2006

'Hansel and Gretel' magic

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17 Nov 2006

Purity conquers passion

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17 Nov 2006

Soprano set for dramatic 'Manon Lescaut'

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17 Nov 2006

Orphée aux enfers, Juilliard Opera Center, New York

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17 Nov 2006

Kunst im Zeichen ihres utopischen Potenzials

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15 Nov 2006

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2007

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15 Nov 2006

Jean-Marie Blanchard pressenti à l’Opéra de Paris

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15 Nov 2006

Wie geht es an Berlins Opern weiter?

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15 Nov 2006

Siegfried Act III

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15 Nov 2006

Kritik Staatsoper: Der Luxus der Bohème

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14 Nov 2006

Così fan tutte, Bâtiment des Forces Motrices, Geneva

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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

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13 Nov 2006

Bringing down the house

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13 Nov 2006

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

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11 Nov 2006

Music to slash your wrists to

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11 Nov 2006

Historiker und Revolutionär in einem

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11 Nov 2006

Opera: An unsuitable marriage

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11 Nov 2006

'Siviglia' premiere shows Met on a roll

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10 Nov 2006

A '50s-style 'Cinderella' pops

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10 Nov 2006

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

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10 Nov 2006

Porgy and Bess

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09 Nov 2006

New Babylon

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09 Nov 2006

An Opera Returns, Like the Tide

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09 Nov 2006

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

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09 Nov 2006

A Rarity in Top Form

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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

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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

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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

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30 Oct 2006

Peter Grimes

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30 Oct 2006

Magdalena Kozená, Barbican Hall, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/6dd33884-6821-11db-90ac-0000779e2340.html »

30 Oct 2006

Bavarian Opera Lovers Are Faithful in the Face of Change

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/30/arts/music/30naga.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

30 Oct 2006

A ‘Tosca' Triple Threat

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30 Oct 2006

Encore and entrance

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29 Oct 2006

"Turandot": Wie man eine Motte beklatscht

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29 Oct 2006

Don Gregorio, Dun Mhuire Theatre, Wexford

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/f5fe8dd0-65ce-11db-a4fc-0000779e2340.html »

29 Oct 2006

First performances are not all of a feather

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2101-2421210,00.html »

29 Oct 2006

That's Donizetti, Daddy-O!

http://nymag.com/arts/classicaldance/classical/reviews/22782/index.html »

27 Oct 2006

Otello: Eiseskälte auf der Pawlatsche des Lebens

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=594917 »

27 Oct 2006

No Big Names, But Plenty of Charm

http://www.nysun.com/article/42379 »

27 Oct 2006

Berlin to stage canceled opera after security review

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/27/AR2006102700446.html »

27 Oct 2006

Here's the book on the Opera Company production

http://www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/living/15860818.htm »

26 Oct 2006

Wagner Passion, Belgian Torment, Pre-Columbians: Brussels Picks

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=af7WqqX6bcGI&refer=muse »

26 Oct 2006

Regina Resnik pipes up for the art of Kurt Weill

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/10/26/DDGR2LV9T11.DTL »

25 Oct 2006

The three David Hockneys

http://tls.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,25335-2421173,00.html »

25 Oct 2006

Trouble in Catfish Row

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/features/story/0,,1930839,00.html »

25 Oct 2006

A minimalist opera now too smoothed over

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/entertainment/weekend/15840591.htm »

25 Oct 2006

Kitsch Operetta Has Audience Singing Along at Paris's Chatelet

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aGT.Sr.z_72Y&refer=muse »

25 Oct 2006

La bohème, Royal Opera House, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/242d9bc6-637a-11db-bc82-0000779e2340.html »

24 Oct 2006

Jurinac: "Dann singen Sie's halt kroatisch!"

http://www.diepresse.com/textversion_article.aspx?id=594508 »

24 Oct 2006

Mozart’s Social Experiments, Conducted in a Shifting Chamber of Intrigue

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/24/arts/music/24cosi.html »

24 Oct 2006

Exploring Composers and Their God

http://www.nysun.com/article/42132 »

24 Oct 2006

'Corinth,' a Rossini Relic Given a New Polish

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/23/AR2006102301138.html »

24 Oct 2006

A 'Caligula' who speaks to our many demons

http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/10/24/opinion/loomis.php »

23 Oct 2006

The Turn of the Screw

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2417628,00.html »

23 Oct 2006

Deborah Voigt Shimmies, Thrills in `Salome' at Chicago Lyric

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aHZ48QuZotbM&refer=home »

23 Oct 2006

Onstage and On Screen, A Nevsky Immersion

http://www.nysun.com/article/42035 »

22 Oct 2006

A Diva Reborn

http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/arts/chi-0610220036oct22,1,235537.story »

22 Oct 2006

Maria Stuarda, Staatsoper Berlin

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/894c0f32-6065-11db-a716-0000779e2340.html »

21 Oct 2006

Gérard Mortier will nach Paris keine große Oper mehr leiten

http://derstandard.at/?id=2632683 »

21 Oct 2006

Magdalena and the men in her life

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/newspaper/0,,175-2407546_1,00.html »

21 Oct 2006

Theodora

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1928051,00.html »

21 Oct 2006

Frost presents a bracing slice of American operas

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/features/lifestyle/sfl-mu20operaoct21,0,686790.story?coll=sfla-features-headlines »

21 Oct 2006

Soprano is a rising star

http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1161253812542&call_pageid=968867495754&col=969483191630 »

21 Oct 2006

Bloodthirsty mythology

http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,20608460-7642,00.html »

20 Oct 2006

`Bird of Night' Is Hobbled by Patchy Libretto, Plodding Score

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aRLAQ4uCPFts&refer=muse »

19 Oct 2006

Theodora

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2411845,00.html »

19 Oct 2006

Anna Russell, Comic Who Made Fun of Richard Wagner, Dies at 94

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

19 Oct 2006

Theodora, Barbican Hall, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/47ce5bfa-5f66-11db-a011-0000779e2340.html »

19 Oct 2006

Giulio Cesare, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/615aedc6-5f67-11db-a011-0000779e2340.html »

19 Oct 2006

City Opera’s Great Innovator Returns, Baton at the Ready

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/19/arts/music/19rude.html »

19 Oct 2006

Berlioz's `Troyens' Has Battles, Wooden Horse at Paris Opera

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=abbAyruCvk6Q&refer=muse »

18 Oct 2006

Haendel et son «César» dans le désert

http://www.liberation.fr/culture/musique/211275.FR.php »

18 Oct 2006

Berlin's Embattled Harms Fails to Triumph With `Germania'

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aW2PyRP9oszk&refer=muse »

17 Oct 2006

Jephte/Dido and Aeneas

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2406723,00.html »

17 Oct 2006

Carter's Latest Gets Friendly Reception

http://www.nysun.com/article/41663 »

17 Oct 2006

DESIREE COOPER: It's time to give 'Porgy and Bess' another look

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061017/NEWS01/610170316/1122 »

17 Oct 2006

Mozart Opera celebration, Royal Opera House, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/ed939624-5d43-11db-9d15-0000779e2340.html »

15 Oct 2006

A bold step in the right direction

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,20586363-5001562,00.html »

15 Oct 2006

Cosi Fan Tutte — Glyndebourne

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1922432,00.html »

15 Oct 2006

Mehr darf man nicht verlangen

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=592459 »

13 Oct 2006

Tobias and the Angel

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2400758,00.html »

12 Oct 2006

Grand Ambitions

http://context.themoscowtimes.com/story/171554/ »

11 Oct 2006

An afternoon at the opera

http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/lifestyle/chi-0610100348oct11,1,1173886.story?coll=chi-leisuretempo-hed&ctrack=1&cset=true »

11 Oct 2006

Un monument de Berlioz

http://www.figaroscope.fr/opera_danse/2006101000022028.html »

11 Oct 2006

La Scala's Risky Choice of Conductor Pays Off in `Don Giovanni'

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=akR3EdJ8iIfo&refer=muse »

09 Oct 2006

“A voice so beautiful, it will break your heart.”

http://www.operatoday.com/content/2006/10/a_voice_so_beau.php »

08 Oct 2006

Joan Henkelmann can't carry a tune, but she still thinks opera is pretty grand

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/features/20061008-9999-lz1a08view.html »

08 Oct 2006

Opera performance bogged down to point of distraction

http://www.azstarnet.com/accent/150191 »

08 Oct 2006

For Opera Companies, Architecture Is Destiny

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/08/arts/music/08tomm.html »

08 Oct 2006

Die Soldaten, Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum, Germany

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/4170292e-5565-11db-acba-0000779e2340.html »

05 Oct 2006

‘Faust' Cleans Up Its Act

http://www.nysun.com/article/41008 »

05 Oct 2006

Der Rosenkavalier, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/6f5e1bcc-5496-11db-901f-0000779e2340.html »

05 Oct 2006

Shostakovich Is Scaled Down After Protests From Church

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/05/arts/music/05prie.html »

05 Oct 2006

Berlin Vows to Gauge Security for Opera

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/05/AR2006100500306.html »

03 Oct 2006

San Francisco Opera Launches Podcasting Venture With Deborah Voigt Interview

http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5343.html »

03 Oct 2006

Rare Scarlatti Oratorio Resuscitated in Florence

http://www.musicalamerica.com/news/newsstory.cfm?archived=0&storyid=14692&categoryid=4&cookies=1 »