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On The Death of Klinghoffer

This is a revised version of my review of the Sept 5th 1991American premiere of The Death of Klinghoffer, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The opera was first performed at Brussels’ La Monnaie the previous spring.

Anna Netrebko, now a dramatic soprano, shines in the Met’s dark and murky ‘Macbeth’

The former lyric soprano holds up well — and survives the intrusive close-up camerawork of the ‘Live in HD’ transmission

Arizona Opera Presents First Mariachi Opera

Houston Grand Opera commissioned Cruzar la Cara de la Luna from composer José “Pepe” Martínez, music director of Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, who wrote the text together with Broadway and opera director Leonard Foglia. The work had its world premier in 2010. Since then, it has traveled to several cities including Paris, Chicago, and San Diego.

Plácido Domingo: I due Foscari, London

“Why should I go to hear Plácido Domingo” someone said when Verdi’s I due Foscari was announced by the Royal Opera House. There are very good reasons for doing so.

Philip Glass’s The Trial

Music Theatre Wales presented the world premiere of Philip Glass’s The Trial (Kafka) last night at the Linbury, Royal Opera House. Music Theatre Wales started doing Glass in 1989. Their production of Glass’s In the Penal Colony in 2010 was such a success that Glass conceived The Trial specially for the company.

Joyce DiDonato: Alcina, Barbican, London

To say that the English Concert’s performance of Handel’s Alcina at the Barbican on 10 October 2014 was hotly anticipated would be an understatement. Sold out for weeks, the performance capitalised on the draw of its two principals Joyce DiDonato and Alice Coote and generated the sort of buzz which the work did at its premiere.

Un ballo in maschera in San Francisco

The subject is regicide, a hot topic during the Italian risorgimento when the Italian peninsula was in the grip of the Hapsburgs, the Bourbons, the House of Savoy and the Pontiff of the Catholic Church.

A New Don Giovanni and Anniversary at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago opened its sixtieth anniversary season with a new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni directed by Artistic Director of the Goodman Theater, Robert Falls.

Grande messe des morts, LSO

It was a little over two years ago that I heard Sir Colin Davis conduct the Berlioz Requiem in St Paul’s Cathedral; it was the last time I heard — or indeed saw — him conduct his beloved and loving London Symphony Orchestra.

Guillaume Tell, Welsh National Opera

Part of their Liberty or Death season along with Rossini’s Mose in Egitto and Bizet’s Carmen, Welsh National Opera performed David Pountney’s new production of Rossini’s Guillaume Tell (seen 4 October 2014).

Mose in Egitto, Welsh National Opera

Welsh National Opera’s production of Rossini’s Mose in Egitto was the second of two Rossini operas (the other is Guillaume Tell) performed in tandem for their autumn tour.

L’incoronazione di Poppea, Barbican Hall

In Monteverdi’s first Venetian opera, Il Ritorno d’Ulisse (1641), Penelope’s patient devotion as she waits for the return of her beloved Ulysses culminates in the triumph of love and faithfulness; in contrast, in L’incoronazione di Poppea it is the eponymous Queen’s lust, passion and ambition that prevail.

Rameau’s Les Paladins, Wigmore Hall

After the triumphs of love, the surprises: Les Paladins, under their director Jérôme Correas, and soprano Sandrine Piau are following their tour of material from their 2011 CD, ‘Le Triomphe de L’amour’, with a new amatory arrangement.

Puccini : The Girl of the Golden West, ENO London

At the ENO, Puccini's La fanciulla del West becomes The Girl of the Golden West. Hearing this opera in English instead of Italian has its advantages, While we can still hear the exotic, Italianate Madama Butterfly fantasies in the orchestra, in English, we're closer to the original pot-boiler melodrama. Madama Biutterfly is premier cru: The Girl of the Golden West veers closer, at times, to hokum. The new ENO production gets round the implausibility of the plot by engaging with its natural innocence.

Anna Caterina Antonacci, Wigmore Hall, London

Presenting a well-structured and characterful programme, Italian soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci demonstrated her prowess in both soprano and mezzo repertoire in this Wigmore Hall recital, performing European works from the early years of the twentieth century. Assuredly accompanied by her regular pianist Donald Sulzen, Antonacci was self-composed and calm of manner, but also evinced a warmly engaging stage presence throughout.

Il barbiere di Siviglia, Royal Opera

Bold, bright and brash, Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s Il barbiere di Siviglia tells its story clearly in complementary primary colours.

Gluck and Bertoni at Bampton

Bampton Classical Opera’s 2014 double bill neatly balanced drollery and gravity. Rectifying the apparent prevailing indifference to the 300th centenary of Christoph Willibald Gluck birth, Bampton offered a sharp, witty production of the composer’s Il Parnaso confuso, pairing this ‘festa teatrale’ with Ferdinando Bertoni’s more sombre Orfeo.

Purcell: A Retrospective

Harry Christophers and The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra launched the Wigmore Hall’s two-year series, ‘Purcell: A Retrospective’, in splendid style. Flexibility, buoyancy and transparency were the watchwords.

Mahler: Symphony no.3 — Prom 73

It would be unfair, but one could summarise this concert with the words, ‘Senator, you’re no Leonard Bernstein.’

Los Angeles Opera Opens with La traviata

On September 13, Los Angeles Opera opened its 2014-2015 season with a revival of Marta Domingo’s updated, Art Deco staging of Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata. It starred Nino Machaidze as Violetta, Arturo Chácon-Cruz as Alfredo, and Plácido Domingo as Giorgio Germont. The conductor was Music Director James Conlon.


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03 Jan 2007

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30 Dec 2006

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28 Dec 2006

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28 Dec 2006

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28 Dec 2006

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27 Dec 2006

A Diva Who Breaks the Divadom Rules

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27 Dec 2006

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21 Dec 2006

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21 Dec 2006

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19 Dec 2006

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17 Dec 2006

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17 Dec 2006

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15 Dec 2006

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15 Dec 2006

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14 Dec 2006

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13 Dec 2006

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13 Dec 2006

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13 Dec 2006

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13 Dec 2006

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12 Dec 2006

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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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08 Dec 2006

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08 Dec 2006

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05 Dec 2006

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04 Dec 2006

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04 Dec 2006

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04 Dec 2006

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01 Dec 2006

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01 Dec 2006

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01 Dec 2006

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01 Dec 2006

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30 Nov 2006

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30 Nov 2006

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30 Nov 2006

Monteverdi's naked ambition

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28 Nov 2006

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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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25 Nov 2006

Lady MacBeth isn't evil, just ambitious

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22 Nov 2006

Direktor sein ist schwer

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

09 Nov 2006

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

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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 »

30 Oct 2006

Peter Grimes

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2425873,00.html »

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

http://www.nysun.com/article/42502 »

30 Oct 2006

Encore and entrance

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music/story/465975p-391950c.html »

29 Oct 2006

"Turandot": Wie man eine Motte beklatscht

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=ke&id=595638 »

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 »