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Shortlist Announced for 2017 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition

Wigmore Hall has announced the 25 young singer and pianist duos from around the world who have been shortlisted for this prestigious competition, which takes place at Wigmore Hall in September with the generous support of the Kohn Foundation. Details were announced on 27 April during a recital by Milan Siljanov, who won top prize in the 2015 Competition.

Over 180 perform in action-packed new work: Silver Birch

Garsington Opera's thrilling new commission for the 2017 Season, Silver Birch, will feature over 180 participants from the local community aged 8-80, including students from primary and secondary schools, members of the local military community, student Foley artists under the guidance of Pinewood Studios and members of Wycombe Women’s Aid.

San Jose’s Bohemian Rhapsody

Opera San Jose has capped a wholly winning season with an emotionally engaging, thrillingly sung, enticingly fresh rendition of Puccini’s immortal masterpiece La bohème.

Fine Traviata Completes SDO Season

On Saturday evening April 22, 2017, San Diego Opera presented Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata at the Civic Theater. Director Marta Domingo updated the production from the constrictions of the nineteenth century to the freedom of the nineteen twenties. Violetta’s fellow courtesans and their dates wore fascinating outfits and, at one point, danced the Charleston to what looked like a jazz combo playing Verdi’s score.

The Exterminating Angel: compulsive repetitions and re-enactments

Thomas Adès’s third opera, The Exterminating Angel, is a dizzying, sometimes frightening, palimpsest of texts (literary and cinematic) and music, in which ceaseless repetitions of the past - inexact, ever varying, but inescapably compulsive - stultify the present and deny progress into the future. Paradoxically, there is endless movement within a constricting stasis. The essential elements collide in a surreal Sartrean dystopia: beasts of the earth (live sheep and a simulacra of a bear) roam, a disembodied hand floats through the air, water spouts from the floor and a burning cello provides the flames upon which to roast the sacrificial lambs. No wonder that when the elderly Doctor tries to restore order through scientific rationalism he is told, “We don't want reason! We want to get out of here!”

Dutch National Opera revives deliciously dark satire A Dog’s Heart

Is A Dog’s Heart even an opera? It is sung by opera singers to live music. Alexander Raskatov’s score, however, is secondary to the incredible stage visuals. Whatever it is, actor/director Simon McBurney’s first stab at opera is fantastic theatre. Its revival at Dutch National Opera, where it premiered in 2010, is hugely welcome.

A Chat With Italian Conductor Riccardo Frizza

Riccardo Frizza is a young Italian conductor whose performances in Europe and the United States are getting rave reviews. He tells us of his love for the operas of Verdi, Bellini, and particularly Donizetti.

Opera Rara: new recording of Bellini's Adelson e Salvini

In May 2016, Opera Rara gave Bellini aficionados a treat when they gave a concert performance of Vincenzo Bellini’s first opera, Adelson e Salvini, at the Barbican Hall. The preceding week had been spent in the BBC’s Maida Vale Studios, and this recording, released last month, is a very welcome addition to Opera Rara’s bel canto catalogue.

Jonas Kaufmann : Mahler Das Lied von der Erde

Jonas Kaufmann Mahler Das Lied von der Erde is utterly unique but also works surprisingly well as a musical experience. This won't appeal to superficial listeners, but will reward those who take Mahler seriously enough to value the challenge of new perspectives.

Garsington Opera For All

Following Garsington Opera for All’s successful second year of free public screenings on beaches, river banks and parks in isolated coastal and rural communities, Handel’s sparkling masterpiece Semele will be screened in four areas across the UK in 2017. Free events are programmed for Skegness (1 July), Ramsgate (22 July), Bridgwater (29 July) and Grimsby (11 October).

María José Moreno lights up the Israeli Opera with Lucia di Lammermoor

I kept hearing from knowledgeable opera fanatics that the Israeli Opera (IO) in Tel Aviv was a surprising sure bet. So I made my way to the Homeland to hear how supposedly great the quality of opera was. And man, I was in for treat.

Cinderella Enchants Phoenix

At Phoenix’s Symphony Hall on Friday evening April 7, Arizona Opera offered its final presentation of the 2016-2017 season, Gioachino Rossini’s Cinderella (La Cenerentola). The stars of the show were Daniela Mack as Cinderella, called Angelina in the opera, and Alek Shrader as Don Ramiro. Actually, Mack and Shrader are married couple who met singing these same roles at San Francisco Opera.

LA Opera’s Young Artist Program Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

On Saturday evening April 1, 2017, Placido Domingo and Los Angeles Opera celebrated their tenth year of training young opera artists in the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Program. From the singing I heard, they definitely have something of which to be proud.

Extravagant Line-up 2017-18 at Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden, Germany

The town’s name itself “Baden-Baden” (named after Count Baden) sounds already enticing. Built against the old railway station, its Festspielhaus programs the biggest stars in opera for Germany’s largest auditorium. A Mecca for music lovers, this festival house doesn’t have its own ensemble, but through its generous sponsoring brings the great productions to the dreamy idylle.

Gerhaher and Bartoli take over Baden-Baden’s Festspielhaus

The Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden pretty much programs only big stars. A prime example was the Fall Festival this season. Grigory Sokolov opened with a piano recital, which I did not attend. I came for Cecilia Bartoli in Bellini’s Norma and Christian Gerhaher with Schubert’s Die Winterreise, and Anne-Sophie Mutter breathtakingly delivering Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto together with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Robin Ticciati, the ballerino conductor, is not my favorite, but together they certainly impressed in Mendelssohn.

Mahler Symphony no 8 : Jurowski, LPO, Royal Festival Hall, London

Mahler as dramatist! Mahler Symphony no 8 with Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall. Now we know why Mahler didn't write opera. His music is inherently theatrical, and his dramas lie not in narrative but in internal metaphysics. The Royal Festival Hall itself played a role, literally, since the singers moved round the performance space, making the music feel particularly fluid and dynamic. This was no ordinary concert.

Rameau's Les fêtes d'Hébé, ou Les talens lyriques: a charming French-UK collaboration at the RCM

Imagine a fête galante by Jean-Antoine Watteau brought to life, its colour and movement infusing a bucolic scene with charm and theatricality. Jean-Philippe Rameau’s opéra-ballet Les fêtes d'Hébé, ou Les talens lyriques, is one such amorous pastoral allegory, its three entrées populated by shepherds and sylvans, real characters such as Sapho and mythological gods such as Mercury.

The Royal Opera House announces its 2017/18 season

Details of the Royal Opera House's 2017/18 Season have been announced. Oliver Mears, who will begin his tenure as Director of Opera, comments: “I am delighted to introduce my first Season as Director of Opera for The Royal Opera House. As I begin this role, and as the world continues to reel from social and political tumult, it is reassuring to contemplate the talent and traditions that underpin this great building’s history. For centuries, a theatre on this site has welcomed all classes - even in times of revolution and war - to enjoy the most extraordinary combination of music and drama ever devised. Since the time of Handel, Covent Garden has been home to the most outstanding performers, composers and artists of every era. And for centuries, the joyous and often tragic art form of opera has offered a means by which we can be transported to another world, in all its wonderful excess and beauty.”

St Matthew Passion: Armonico Consort and Ian Bostridge

Whatever one’s own religious or spiritual beliefs, Bach’s St Matthew Passion is one of the most, perhaps the most, affecting depictions of the torturous final episodes of Jesus Christ’s mortal life on earth: simultaneously harrowing and beautiful, juxtaposing tender stillness with tragic urgency.

Pop Art with Abdellah Lasri in Berliner Staatsoper’s marvelous La bohème

Lindy Hume’s sensational La bohème at the Berliner Staatsoper brings out the moxie in Puccini. Abdellah Lasri emerged as a stunning discovery. He floored me with his tenor voice through which he embodied a perfect Rodolfo.


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14 Apr 2017

Extravagant Line-up 2017-18 at Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden, Germany

The town’s name itself “Baden-Baden” (named after Count Baden) sounds already enticing. Built against the old railway station, its Festspielhaus programs the biggest stars in opera for Germany’s largest auditorium. A Mecca for music lovers, this festival house doesn’t have its own ensemble, but through its generous sponsoring brings the great productions to the dreamy idylle.  »

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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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/27/AR2007022701550.html »

22 Feb 2007

Launch of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2007

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

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/22/arts/music/22maaz.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin »

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 »