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May 10   -  

Berlioz Roméo et Juliette - Boulez

Perceptions of  Hector Berlioz Roméo et Julette Op17 1839. have been shaped by performance practice filtered through recordings which is fair enough, since recordings reach more than live performasnces. Given Berlioz's fascination ...

May 8   -  

ich heiße Mohamet, ich bin aus Yemmen

Täglich ging die wunderschöne Sultanstochter auf und nieder Um die Abendzeit am Springbrunn, Wo die weißen Wasser plätschern. Täglich stand der junge Sklave Um die Abendzeit am Springbrunn, Wo die weißen Wasser ...

May 7   -  

Alert ! Nothing from Glyndebourne

Nothing from Glyndebourne - David Bruce's new opera created for Glyndebourne Youth Opera now on The Opera Platform, but catch it quick - it's only available til 2200 on 9th May.  Nothing IS something, better than the term ...

May 5   -  

ENO 2016-2017 - deeper thoughts

Announced today, the ENO 2016-2017 season. First, the easy bits : three new productions, one a  British premiere. Then, perhaps more intriguing, speculation on the future. Far from consolidating expenses, logical enough in the circumstances, the ...

May 4   -  

This has to be seen to be believed

May 3   -  

Remarkable Rossini - Otello

Gioachino Rossini's opera Otello  broadcast here on BBC Radio 3 - very different to Verdi's Otello and, indeed to Shakespeare's original play. The opera premiered in Decemeber 1816,  at a time when  Shakespeare was ...

May 3   -  

Cavalli headlines Glyndebourne 2017

Really exciting news !  The 2017 Glyndebourne Festival will open with the UK’s first ever    production of Cavalli’s Hipermestra, directed by Graham Vick and    conducted by baroque specialist William ...

May 3   -  

Chinese ukulele star 1925 ?

Dressed in a "Chinese" costume, strumming a ukulele and singing skat.  Nee Wong was a novelty act in vaudeville, who appeared on Broadway and in the West End. Billed as "a regular Chinese 'Ukulele Ike'" and "The Gentleman of the Orient" and  ...

May 1   -  

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April 29   -  

New Artistic Director ENO - what lies ahead ?

Just announced, many long months after the departure of John Berry, the new Artistic Director of the ENO - Daniel Kramer.    The ENO press release emphasizes "The appointment was made by a panel of ENO Board Members chaired by Harry ...
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