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Written on Skin: the Melos Sinfonia take George Benjamin's opera to St Petersburg

As I approach St Cyprian’s Church in Marylebone, musical sounds which are at once strange and sensuous surf the air. Inside I find seventy or so instrumentalists and singers nestled somewhat crowdedly between the pillars of the nave, rehearsing George Benjamin’s much praised 2012 opera, Written on Skin.

Classical Opera/The Mozartists celebrate 20 years of music-making

Classical Opera celebrated 20 years of music-making and story-telling with a characteristically ambitious and eclectic sequence of musical works at the Barbican Hall. Themes of creation and renewal were to the fore, and after a first half comprising a variety of vocal works and short poems, ‘Classical Opera’ were succeeded by their complementary alter ego, ‘The Mozartists’, in the second part of the concert for a rousing performance of Beethoven’s Choral Symphony - a work described by Page as ‘in many ways the most iconic work in the repertoire’.

Bampton Classical Opera Young Singers’ Competition 2017

Bampton Classical Opera’s third Young Singers’ Competition takes place this autumn, culminating in a public final at Holywell Music Room, Oxford on November 19. This biennial competition was first launched in 2013 to celebrate the company’s 20th birthday, and is aimed at identifying the finest emerging young opera singers currently working in the UK.

Peter Kellner announced as winner of 2018 Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera Voice Fellowship

Independent Opera (IO) was very present at the Wigmore Hall last week. On Thursday 5 October, IO announced 26 year old Slovakian bass Peter Kellner as the winner of the 2018 Wigmore Hall/IO Voice Fellowship, a two-year award of £10,000 plus professional mentoring from IO and the Wigmore Hall. A graduate of the Konzervatórium Košice Timonova and the Mozarteum University Salzburg, Peter is currently a member of Oper Graz in Austria where later this season he will sing the title role of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Colline in Puccini’s La bohème.

Back to Baroque and to the battle lines with English Touring Opera

Romeo and Juliet, Rinaldo and Armida, Ramadès and Aida: love thwarted by warring countries and families is a perennial trope of literature, myth and history. Indeed, ‘Love and war are all one,’ declared Miguel de Cervantes in Don Quixote, a sentiment which seems to be particularly exemplified by the world of baroque opera with its penchant for plundering Classical Greek and Roman myths for their extreme passions and conflicts. English Touring Opera’s 2017 autumn tour takes us back to the Baroque and back to the battle-lines.

Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Christoph Willibald von Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice opened the 2017–18 season at Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Michelle DeYoung, Mahler Symphony no 3 London

The Third Coming ! Esa-Pekka Salonen conducted Mahler Symphony no 3 with the Philharmonia at the Royal Festival Hall with Michelle DeYoung, the Philharmonia Voices and the Tiffin Boys’ Choir. It was live streamed worldwide, an indication of just how important this concert was, for it marks the Philharmonia's 34-year relationship with Salonen.

King Arthur at the Barbican: a semi-opera for the 'Brexit Age'

Purcell’s and Dryden’s King Arthur: or the British Worthy presents ‘problems’ for directors. It began life as a propaganda piece, Albion and Albanius, in 1683, during the reign of Charles II, but did not appear on stage as King Arthur until 1691 when William of Orange had ascended to the British Throne to rule as William III alongside his wife Mary and the political climate had changed significantly.

Elder conducts Lohengrin

There have been dozens of capable, and more than capable, recordings of Lohengrin. Among the most-often praised are the Sawallisch/Bayreuth (1962), Kempe (1963), Solti (1985), and Abbado (1991). Recording a major Wagner opera involves heavy costs that a record company may be unable to recoup.

Anne Schwanewilms sings Schreker, Schubert, Liszt and Korngold

On a day when events in Las Vegas cast a shadow over much of the news this was not the most comfortable recital to sit through for many reasons. The chosen repertoire did, at times, feel unduly heavy - and very Germanic - but it was also unevenly sung.

The Life to Come: a new opera by Louis Mander and Stephen Fry

It began ‘with a purely obscene fancy of a Missionary in difficulties’. So E.M. Forster wrote to Siegfried Sassoon in August 1923, of his short story ‘The Life to Come’ - the title story of a collection that was not published until 1972, two years after Forster’s death.

‘Never was such advertisement for a film!’: Thomas Kemp and the OAE present a film of Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier at the Oxford Lieder Festival

Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier was premiered at the Dresden Semperoper on 26th January 1911. Almost fifteen years to the day, on 10th January 1926, the theatre hosted another Rosenkavalier ‘premiere’, with the screening of a silent film version of the opera, directed by Robert Wiene - best known for his expressionistic masterpiece The Cabinet of Dr Caligari. The two-act scenario had been devised by Hugo von Hoffmansthal and the screening was accompanied by a symphony orchestra which Strauss himself conducted.

Premiere Recording: Mayr’s Telemaco nell’isola di Calipso (1797)

No sooner had I drafted my review of Simon Mayr’s Medea in Corinto,

Aida opens the season at ENO

Director Phelim McDermott’s new Aida at ENO seems to have been conceived more in terms of what it will look like rather than what the opera is or might be ‘about’. And, it certainly does look good. Designer Tom Pye - with whom McDermott worked for ENO’s Akhnaten last year (alongside his other Improbable company colleague, costume designer Kevin Pollard) - has again conjured striking tableaux and eye-catching motifs, and a colour scheme which balances sumptuous richness with shadow and mystery.

La Traviata in San Francisco

A beautifully sung Traviata in British stage director John Copley’s 1987 production, begging the question is this grand old (30 years) production the SFO mise en scène for all times.

The Judas Passion: Sally Beamish and David Harsent offer new perspectives

Was Judas a man ‘both vile and justifiably despised: an agent of the Devil, or a man who God-given task was to set in train an event that would be the salvation of Humankind’? This is the question at the heart of Sally Beamish’s The Judas Passion, commissioned jointly by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Philharmonia Baroque of San Francisco.

Choral at Cadogan: The Tallis Scholars open a new season

As The Tallis Scholars processed onto the Cadogan Hall platform, for the opening concert of this season’s Choral at Cadogan series, there were some unfamiliar faces among its ten members - or faces familiar but more usually seen in other contexts.

Stars of Lyric Opera 2017, Millennium Park, Chicago

As a prelude to the 2017-18 season Lyric Opera of Chicago presented its annual concert, Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park, during the last weekend. A number of those who performed in this event will be featured in roles during the coming season.

A Verlaine Songbook

Back in the LP days, if a singer wanted to show some sophistication, s/he sometimes put out an album of songs by famous composers set to the poems of one poet: for example, Phyllis Curtin’s much-admired 1964 disc of Debussy and Fauré songs to poems by Verlaine, with pianist Ryan Edwards (available now as a CD from VAI).

Die Zauberflöte at the ROH: radiant and eternal

Watching David McVicar’s 2003 production of Die Zauberflöte at the Royal Opera House - its sixth revival - for the third time, I was struck by how discerningly John MacFarlane’s sumptuous designs, further enhanced by Paule Constable’s superbly evocative lighting, communicate the dense and rich symbolism of Mozart’s Singspiel.


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Written on Skin: the Melos Sinfonia take George Benjamin's opera to St Petersburg

As I approach St Cyprian’s Church in Marylebone, musical sounds which are at once strange and sensuous surf the air. Inside I find seventy or so instrumentalists and singers nestled somewhat crowdedly between the pillars of the nave, rehearsing George Benjamin’s much praised 2012 opera, Written on Skin.  »

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05 Feb 2007

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30 Jan 2007

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

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30 Jan 2007

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30 Jan 2007

Marilyn Horne Puts Her Protégés on Parade in Song

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30 Jan 2007

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

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28 Jan 2007

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28 Jan 2007

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28 Jan 2007

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28 Jan 2007

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26 Jan 2007

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26 Jan 2007

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24 Jan 2007

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23 Jan 2007

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22 Jan 2007

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22 Jan 2007

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03 Jan 2007

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28 Dec 2006

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28 Dec 2006

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27 Dec 2006

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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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Made Up

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15 Dec 2006

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

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14 Dec 2006

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

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14 Dec 2006

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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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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

Il tenore lascia la scena, fischi alla Scala

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10 Dec 2006

Was alles hinter den Paravent gehört

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10 Dec 2006

Carmen becalmed

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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

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 »