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Opera Music Tue Jul 11 2017 17:09:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- NationaltheaterWolfram von Eschenbach (Christian Gerhaher)Images: Wilfried HslHermann, Landgrave of Thuringia Georg ZeppenfeldTannhuser Klaus Florian VogtWolfram von Eschenbach Christian GerhaherWalther von der Vogelweide Dean PowerBiterolf Peter Lob
Wayne Tigges, Aaron Blake, Andrew Garland and Michael Weyandt (l-r)The new New York City Opera closes its season with the New York Premiere of Pter Etvs's Angels in America, distilling the two-night, seven-hour play into a single, powerful evening of
John Chest as Billy Budd in BerlinAmerican barihunk John Chest, who just finished a successful run as Count Almaviva in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro with Opera Philadelphia, is back in his home base of Germany where he's pulling off an amazing feat of
Born on this day in 1893 soprano Rosa Raisa.Born on this day in 1893 soprano Rosa Raisa. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ji36oqlwFeE Born on this day in 1894 baritone Heinrich Rehkemper. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk_dA-uP5Fs Born on this day in 1913 barito
Stphane DegoutFrench barihunk Stphane Degout is returning to the Aix Festival in Philippe Boesmans' Pinocchio, which was commissioned for this year's festival. Degout performs four key roles in the opera, the troupe director, the crook, a murderer an
Will Crutchfield announces Teatro Nuovo, a new Bel Canto opera program to debut in July 2018The nine-day inaugural festival will feature semi-staged productions of Rossinis Tancredi and Mayrs Medea in Corinto&n
NEW YORK OPERA ALLIANCE presents the second annual NEW YORK OPERA FEST May & June 2017The festival showcases the breadth and diversity of opera in New York City through 28 events, ranging from virtual reality to improv opera, with productions
Daniel MiroslawPolish bass-barihunk Daniel Miroslaw will be appearing in two of the Glyndebourne Festival operas this season, beginning on June 12th when he takes over as Doctor Grenvil from Henry Waddington in Verdi's La traviata. The cast also incl
How is it possible that I hadn’t heard of Canadian soprano Kimy McLaren? Might be because she has a French management company and performs mostly in the French opera houses (Rhin, Marseille, Rouen, Bordeaux, and Thtre du Chtelet in Paris).
It was as always a joy to spend a couple of days in Sussex to see Glyndebourne's latest offerings. This time it was a total rarity - Cavalli's Hipermestra - and the third performance of a brand new opera, Brett...It was as always a joy to spend a cou
I left the May 26 performance of Oksana G. stunned. The most ambitious operatic project by our biggest contemporary opera producer in recent years made a lot of us excited and keen to embrace it. The topic hinted at seriousness of purpose, boldness i
Will Crutchfields Bel Canto at Caramoor program of concert operas concluded with a bang on Saturday with Bellinis first success, Il Pirata. Will Crutchfields Bel Canto at Caramoor program of concert operas concluded with a bang on Saturday with Belli
San Francisco Opera and Seattle Opera will both present Mason Bates' opera The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs. The piece has a world premiere this July at Santa Fe Opera. The piece is part of the 2019-20 season at San Francisco... San Francisco Opera and
The Mets new Rosenkavalier is a pleasant surprise. Its good and you should see it, but maybe not for the reasons you expect. While much heralded as Rene Flemings farewell to the operatic stage, shes not its primary attraction. Shes fine and deserves
False Tsars and Polish piano mastery mark this year's festival.by Paul J. PelkonenThe Murder of the False Dmitry by Konstantin Makovskygives some idea of the mayhem to come at this summer's Bard Festival.Image from Wikimedia Commons.The rolling green
Alternate title for this concert review: Is Brian Current turning to religious mysticism and why?? Also: WTAF was that, Samy Moussa? But let’s proceed. 21C, the reliably stimulating and boundary-pushing new music festival, opened last night
Opera companies tend to rely on a small canon of classic works to fill seats. But the problem, according to Met Opera general director Peter Gelb, is that too few operas lead audiences to other operas. Today he announced that he has found a solution.
Apotheosis Opera explores Richard Strauss' Capriccio.by Paul J. PelkonenFriendly rivals: Olivier (Wayne Hu) and Flamand (Joe Palarca) square off in Capriccio.Photography by Steve Malinski for Apotheosis Opera.Capriccio, the fifteenth and final opera
I can’t remember the last time i bursted giggling out of control at the opera before. This production is just hilarious. Or you could say the storyline is, in combination with good acting. I’d refer the reader to three posts for t
Megan Marino and Jack SwansonJoe del Tufo/Moonloop Photography I wrote that Opera Delaware's 2013 production of L'Elisir d'Amore was cuter than a box of puppies, and I'll be darned if they haven't done it again with Mr. Rossini's comic opera
Life is full of surprises. For instance, when the Salzburg Easter Festival announced its program for 2017, I read “Lohengrin” and thought it improbable that a second Wagner opera could be added to the traditional scheme. But then
* Notes * My preview of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra's The Temple of Glory up on KQED Arts. The opera, with music by Rameau and libretto by Voltaire, has a modern premiere of original 1745 version this Friday. * Tattling *... * Notes *My preview of
It took about 10 years due to the vagaries of opera funding, but Aaron Gervaiss first full-length opera finally has its world premiere this spring. He met librettist Colleen Murphy in one of Toronto-based Tapestry Operas LibLab collaborations and imm
We are exceedingly happy to report that it is still possible to present traditionally staged opera and make it fresh and exciting. Taminophile braved the New Jersey Turnpike (and lived to tell about it) in order to see Opera Philadelphia's delightful
Lauren Michelle as Irina in Lost in the Stars. Photo: Reed HutchinsonFor a second weekend, protests raged across America and for a second weekend the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestras serendipitously timed Left Every Voice festival promoting peace and r
We have written before of The Opera Platform, a site where one can see live streaming performances from European opera houses. We recently enjoyed Mr. Rossini's charming opera La Cenerentola from the Opra de Lille, a live performanc
Although Mozart’s operas are considered to be central to the repertoire of every opera house, this does not seem to apply to their casts. When one reads the archives of the world’s most important theatres, one will find operas lik
This year’s Berlin Staatsoper Festtage’s operatic premire is Claus Guth’s new staging of Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten under Zubin Mehta, whom I had previously seen in the same theatre some years ago
Cologne-based Francontarien Thierry Tidrow’s new chamber opera is about to have a world premiere at the Deutsche Oper in Berlinat the Tischlerei stage, the smaller theatre within the DO dedicated to commissions and experiment. (More on the
The stately festival in Katonah prepares for changes.by Paul J. PelkonenThe big tent at Caramoor and at one end, the Venetian Theater.Doings are a-transpiring at the Rosen Estate, the stately faux-Italian Renaissance manor house in Katonah, NY that i
As the saying (approximately) goes, one persons religious fanatic is another persons hero, and Harry Somers and Mavor Moores multilayered opera Louis Riel certainly does not offer itself, in its ur-text, as a piece of simple pro-Riel propaganda. Had
Your faithful correspondent has reported on opera far too little in the past year or two. To get back into the habit, and to practice his craft, your reporter witnessed Saturday's Metropolitan Opera Live in HD performance of La Traviata. Let
The debate over live transmissions of opera to cinemas in HD isnt going to go away.The debate over live transmissions of opera to cinemas in HD isnt going to go away. Actually, the debate feels as if it probably will. The transmissions are not going
Wes Mason (photo: Jason Lee Denton)Barihunks Wes Mason, Matt Trevio and hunkentenor Samuel Levine will reprise their performances of Robert Paterson's new opera Three Way with the American Opera Projects at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Performances
So Carlos opera house, Lisbon May 30 2017 Peter Grimes arrived in Lisbon last night for the first time in 23 years - and a grand evening it was, demonstrating the strengths of the chorus and orchestra of this fine...So Carlos opera house, Lisbon May
New Opera NYC hatches The Golden Cockerel.by Paul J. PelkonenTsar wars: Mikhail Svetlov as King Dodon in  The Golden Cockerel.Photo courtesy New Opera NYC.In New York City it is a rare pleasure to hear Russian opera that isn't by Tchaikovsky
"City Opera invites you, our fans, to march with the artists who create the operas you love."This float (artist’s conception) will perhaps anchorNew York City Opera’s presence in tomorrow’s Pride parade. Says the company
Germn Olvera in BomarzoMexican baritone Germn Olvera goes full frontal in Alberto Ginastera's opera Bomarzo, which is available for viewing on The Opera Platform until June 4, 2017. The performance was recorded at the Teatro Real in Madrid, which was
Utopia Opera digs up The Ballad of Baby Doe.by Paul J. PelkonenThe prize: H.A.W. Tabor (Jack Anderson White, standing) bejewels his beloved Baby Doe(Angela Dinkelman) in the Utopia Opera production. Photo by William RemmersSometimes an opera is so cl
Happy 68th birthday actress Meryl Streep.Happy 68th birthday actress Meryl Streep. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=eX2YEwoWNrY Born on this day in 1904 choreographer and opera director MargheritaWallmann. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR6jI87y7Aw Born on this