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Back from the Dead : Massenet Le roi de Lahore, Chelsea Opera QEH

In Jules Massenet's Le roi de Lahore,  King Alim returns from the dead, redeemed by love. On Sunday, the Chelsea Opera Group brought the long-dead opera back to life at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.  The opera was a smash hit ...

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Le roi de Lahore Massenet

Full review coming up later today, but first a few photos from the premiere at Opéra Garnier in 1877. The original cast : Josephine de Reske as Sitâ, Auguste Boudouresque as Timour, Jean Lassalle as Scindia. From a later production, Giacomo ...

28 Février   -  

Frankenstein and Malcolm Arnold

Sir Malcolm Arnold and Hammer Horror : a marriage made in Heaven  Four-Sided Triangle (1953) is a great classic, from the time that Britain had a thriving cinema industry. Three kids, Bill, Robin and Lena, grow up in Highdene, a perfect ...

27 Février   -  

Bryan Hymel pops up in a grocery

Now THIS is how to bring opera to a non-opera going audience !  Bryan Hymel pops into Central Grocery in the French Quarter in New Orleans,  deli where he's been going since he's been a kid.  Then, suddenly, he bursts into song. The ...

25 Février   -  

Massenet Le roi de Lahore Sunday QEH

The Chelsea Opera Group presents Jules Massenet Le roi de Lahore this Sunday at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.  A pity it will be unstaged, because this is an opera that needs extravagant extreme visuals, in technicolor, and as over ...

24 Février   -  

Straitjackets and Jonas Kaufmann

 "'Classical music is run like an artitsic catastrophe' says Jonas Kaufmann", so screams a headline in the Telegraph. Are they that desperate for clicks  Read the comments beneath the article, which is not nearly as dumb as other things in ...

22 Février   -  

Analyzed in context : Rattle's concert hall for London.

Simon Rattle called for a new concert hall for London. He's right, in principle, because a city as prominent on the international circuit as London, deserves  a concert hall commensurate with its status.  There's a good business case for ...

21 Février   -  

Bavarian Opera to the South Pole

A new opera, commissioned by the Bayerische Staatsoper, South Pole, for January Scott  and the co2016. They must believe in it, becausee they're launching it with mega publicity.  You can order the t shirt, I kid you not..Thomas ...

21 Février   -  

Composers without clothes

Igor Stravinsky and Bela Bartok. Exists one of Benjamin Britten completely starkers, too. Good for them all

19 Février   -  

Kung Hei Fat Choy ! Happy Chinese New Year !

First Day of the Chinese new Year - Kung Hei Fat Choy ! Above, the kind of poster people used to paste onto their walls to bring good fortune in the coming year. The fish represents wealth, abundance, liveliness and flowing energy. So the baby rides ...
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