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REVIEWS August 2015

Reviews vom 19.8.2015 LondonHow can opera find a voice online? Carmen, Opera UpClose, Soho Theatre, review: ‘ problematic’ InterviewFacing the music: Kitty WhatelyFrom the Swingles to Sondheim, Sir Thomas Allen, Jonathan Dove and Abba, mezzo-soprano Kitty Whately shares her musical passions Prom 43: Saturation point as Vänskä draws Sibelius cycle to a close New […]

August 2015 (Dominik Troger) Weiterlesen>

REVIEWS Juli 2015

 Reviews vom 31.7.2015 Bayreuth Overly busy Castorf Rheingold distracts from the music at Bayreuthread more London Prom 13: Susanna Mälkki puts the BBC SO through its paces Prom 14: LSO/Gergiev review – Prokofiev piano concertos score mixed results read more Prom Math: One Night, Five Prokofiev Concertos read more Prom 14: London Symphony Orchestra, Prokofiev […]

Juli 2015 (Dominik Troger / Sko) Weiterlesen>

REVIEWS Juni 2015

Reviews vom 30.6.2015 London Pappano’s Classical Voices, BBC Four Series about great opera singing begins with the queens of the high Cs Dohnányi and the Philharmonia in a rousing close to the seasonMehr Info Borodin Quartet review – they make music flow as naturally as speech Mehr Info Aldebourgh Benjamin Britten’s Prince of the Pagodas, […]

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Reviews / Mai 2015

Reviews vom 31.5.2015 Budapest Der Freischütz: Sándor Zsóter takes brave aim but misses the mark read more   Stairway to heaven: a thrilling Mefistofele in Budapest read more   London TB is cured—La traviata in London   Cardiff Pelléas et Mélisande, Welsh National Opera, Cardiff, review: ‘reminiscent of Game of Thrones’ read more   […]


REVIEWS April 2015

Reviews vom 30.4.2015 London Royal Opera House staff to vote on strike after pay talks break down Mehr Info Stephen Hough review – vivid and distinctive Links between Debussy and Chopin were amplified by Hough’s gorgeous playing, which grew in drama. He sounds like no one else read more Leeds A Garland of Song: Carolyn Sampson […]

April 2015 (Dominik Troger -P.Skorepa) Weiterlesen>

REVIEWS März 2015

Reviews vom 31.3.2015 BerlinReview: A Present-Day “Parsifal’ With a Nod to the PastMehr Info Parsifal, Berlin Staatsoper, Schiller Theater, Berlin, review: ‘thrilling’ This new production of Wagner’s opera, conducted by Daniel Barenboim, was commanding and radical, says Mark RonanMehr Info ParisOrchestral colours aplenty: Debussy, Dusapin and Stravinsky at the Philharmonie de Parisread more LondonRoyal Ballet […]

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REVIEWS Februar 2015

Reviews vom Samstag 28.2.2015 Wien Exciting singing rescues problematic Don Carlo at the Staatsoper London The Indian Queen, ENO, review: ‘a success’ Director Peter Sellars’s unique take on Purcell’s ‘semi-opera’ features a moving story and music of gorgeous beauty Mehr Info The Indian Queen review – Lucy Crowe’s singing brings Purcell into focus read […]


REVIEWS Jänner 2015

Reviews vom 31.1.2015 London Can the English National Opera be saved? ENO is in crisis. There must be a strong case now for dissolving the entire organisation, says Rupert Christiansen read more Henriette Götz to leave English National Opera Mehr Info New York Carnegie Hall to offer a musical multitude in 125th anniversary season read more […]

Jänner 2015 (Troger/Skorepa) Weiterlesen>

REVIEWS Dezember 2014

Reviews vom 31.12.2014 ParisNew Life for a Fanciful Tale of Mortals and SpritesJean-Guillaume Bart’s “La Source,’ From Paris Opera Balletread more London2014 in review: opera BirminghamChristopher Morley’s Classical highlights of 2014Andris Nelsons is going out in a blaze of glory with the CBSO, and his stunning final season is the highlight of Christopher Morley’s musical […]

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REVIEWS November 2014

Reviews vom 30.11.2014 München A New Puccini Production Offers Explanations for Its Story’s Gaps “Manon Lescaut,’ at Bavarian State Opera in Munich read more Minsk Belarus has chance to become first in “Grand opera“ “The jury includes the legend of opera – People’s Artist of the Soviet Union – Elena Obraztsova, John Holinder, who heads […]



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