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OPERA REVIEW INDEX JANUARY 2010 - JUNE 2010

 Prokofiev, The Gambler: (Concert Version) Soloists, Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona. Cor del Liceu. Conductor: Alexander Anissimov. Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona. 26.6.2010 (JMI)

 Garsington Opera (2) – Britten,  A Midsummer Night's Dream: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra / Steuart Bedford (conductor)   Trinity Boys Choir , Garsington Manor, Oxfordshire, 26.6.2010 (BK)

 Tchaikovsky, The Queen of Spades: Soloists, Orquestra Simfònica and Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu. Coro Intermezzo. Conductor: Michael Boder. Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona. 25. 6.2020. (JMI)


 
Verdi, Rigoletto:  (Revival Premiere) Soloists, chorus and orchestra of Welsh National Operas, conductor, Pablo Heras-Casado, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 25.6.2010 (GPu)

 Bellini, La sonnambula:  Puget Sound Opera, Soloists, cond. Geoff Wilke, dir. Jake Groshong, Admiral Theatre, Bremerton, WA, 25.6.2010 (BJ)


Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - 2nd Opinion: (New Production) Soloists, chorus and orchestra of Welsh National Operas, conductor, Lothar Koenigs, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 23.6.2010 (GPu)

 J. Guridi, Mirentxu: Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi. Coral de Bilbao, Conductor: David Giménez Carreras, Teatro Arriaga de Bilbao. 22.6.2010 (JMI)


Wagner, Die Walküre:
Soloists, chorus and orchestra, Donald Runnicles, conductor. San Francisco Opera, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 22.6.2010 (HS)

Stephen Sondheim: Assassins (1990): Academy Musical Theatre Company and Orchestra, Dan Bowling, Sir Jack Lyons Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, 22.6.2010 (BBr )

 Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, chorus, dancers and orchestra of Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater - Alexandru Samoile, conductor, Odessa, Ukraine, 20.6.2010 (BM)

Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro:  Soloists, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, David Syrus (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 20.6.2010 (GDn)

Mediterranean Festival 2010 - Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana. Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana, Conductor: Zubin Mehta.Palau de les Arts de Valencia. 18 and  20.6.2010 (JMI)
 

Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: (New Production Premiere) Soloists, chorus and orchestra of Welsh National Operas, conductor, Lothar Koenigs, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 19.6.2010 (HS)

Mediterranean Festival 2010 - R. Strauss,  Salome: Soloists, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, Conductor: Zubin Mehta. Palau de les Arts de Valencia. 19.6.2010 (JMI)

Opera North On Tour: The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays.16-19.6.2010 (RJF)

Mozart, Idomeneo: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the English National Opera, Edward Gardner (conductor). Coliseum, London, 18.6.2010 (MB)

Longborough Festival 2010 - Mozart, Don Giovanni : Longborough Festival Opera, Conductor Gianluca Marciano 17.6.2010 (RJ)

Gounod, Faust: Soloists, chorus, orchestra of San Francisco Opera, Maurizio Benini, conductor, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 16.6.2010 (HS)

Korngold, Die Tote Stadt: Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid, Conductor: Pinchas Steinberg. Teatro Real de Madrid. 14 and 15.6.2010 (JMI)


Handel, Jephtha : Soloists, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine. Choeur de l’Opera National de Bordeaux.Conductor: Jane Glover.Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux. 13.6.2010. (JMI)

Wagner, Lohengrin: (Concert Performance) Soloists, City of Birminham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (Conductor) Symphony Hall ,Birmingham 12.6. 010 (GR)

Puccini,  La Fanciulla del West: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera, Nicola Luisotti, conductor. War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, 9.6.2010 (HS)

 Catalani, Loreley:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Casa de la Opera. Conductor: Lucía Zicos. Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 11.6.2010 (JSJ)

Garsington Opera (1) Gioachino Rossini, Armida:
Melodramma in three acts. (1817). Sung in Italian with titles in English. Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Garsington Opera /David Parry Garsington Manor, Oxford 7.6.2010 (RJF)

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Constantinos Carydis (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 5.6.2010 (MB)

Puccini, La Bohème: Soloists, Chorus, Children’s Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Colón. Conductor: Stefano Ranzani, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 1.6.2010. (JSJ)

Bizet, The Pearl Fishers: (Sung in English) Soloists and Chorus of English National Opera/Rory Macdonald. London Coliseum, 1.6.2010 (CC)

Opera Holland Park (1) - Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande: Soloists and chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia. Conductor, Brad Cohen. Holland Park, London, 1.6. 2010. (JPr)


Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro:
 Soloists, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Sir Colin Davis (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 31.5.2010 (MB)

 Ligeti, Le Grand Macabre:  Soloists, New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert (conductor), Doug Fitch (production),  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City, 29.5.2010 (BH)

Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Buenos Aires Lírica. Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Buenos Aires Lírica, Conductor: Carlos Vieu. Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 28.5.2010. (JSJ)

Donizetti, La Fille du régiment: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of The Royal Opera. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. 27.5.2010 (JPr)

Bellini, Norma (Concert Version): Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Coro Intermezzo. Conductor: Massimo Zanetti. Teatro Real de Madrid. 23. 5.2010. (JMI)

Rossini, Guillaume Tell (Concert Performance):  Soloists, chorus and orchestra of Chelsea Opera Group. Conductor: Dominic Wheeler. Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 23.5.2010 (JPr)

Mozart, Don Giovanni:
 Soloists, Orquesta y coro de la Sinfónica de Galicia. Conductor: Víctor Pablo Pérez. Palacio de la Ópera de La Corunna. 21.5.2010 (JMI)

Five:15 – Operas Made in Scotland:  Soloists, Orchestra of Scottish Opera.  Conductor: Derek Clark.  Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 20.5.2010 (SRT)

Rossini, Il Barbiere di Siviglia:  Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León. Coro de Cámara del Palau de la Música Catalana. Conductor: Jean-Christophe Spinosi. Centro Cultural Miguel Delibes de Valladolid. 20.5.2010 (JMI)


Verdi, Macbeth:  Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Latvian National Opera. Conductor: Pietro Rizzo. Teatro Calderón de Valladolid. 19.5.2010 (JMI)

Puccini, Tosca (New Production):  Soloists, chorus and orchestra of English National Opera. Conductor: Edward Gardner. London Coliseum, London, 18.5.2010. (JPr)

Monteverdi, L’Incoronazione di Poppea:
Soloists, Les Arts Florissants Conductor: William Christie. Teatro Real de Madrid. 18. 5.2010. (JMI)

Donizetti , La fille du regiment: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Bruno Campanella. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 17.5. 2010 (CC)

Bellini, La Sonnambula: Soloists, Orquesta y Coro Luis Mariano.Conductor: Nicola Giusti. Centro Cultural Amaia de Irún. 15.2010. (JMI)

Michel van der Aa, After Life  (UK premiere): Soloists, ASKO|Schoenberg Ensemble, Otto Tausk (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 15.5.2010 (MB)

Janacek, Jenůfa: Soloists, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine. Choeur de l’Opera National de Bordeaux, Conductor: Karen Kamensek. Grand-Théâtre de Bordeaux. 14.5.2010. (JMI)

J. Strauss II, Die Fledermaus  (Premiere) : Soloists, Estonian National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Jüri Alperten (conductor), Estonian National Opera, Tallinn 13.5.2010 (GF)

Verdi, La Traviata : Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Yves Abel (conductor), Royal Opera House, London 12.5.2010 (GDn)

R. Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier: Soloists, Orquestra Simfònica i Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu. Conductor: Michael Boder. Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona. 10. 5.2010 (JMI)

W S Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, The Pirates of Penzance: Manchester University Gilbert & Sullivan Society (MUGSS) Michael Betteridge (conductor) Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 5.5.2010 (RJW)

Rossini, Armida: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera, Riccardo Frizza (Conductor) New York, 4.5.2010 (LS)

Mozart, Don Giovanni:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Argentino. Conductor: Andrés Juncos, Teatro Argentino, La Plata. 2.5.2010 (JSJ)

Verdi, Don Carlo: Bellevue Opera, soloists, chorus, cond. Jonathan Pasternack, dir. James L. Brown, set designer Craig Wollam, lighting by Sarah Stollnack, projections by Alex Grennan, Theater at Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA, 1.5.2010 (BJ)

Bellini, Norma: Soloists, Chorus Juventus Lyrica and Orchestra Académica of Buenos Aires. Conductor: Carlos Calleja, Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 30.4.2010. (JSJ)

Stephen Sondheim, Follies (1971): WOS, Winston Churchill Theatre, Ruislip, 30.4.2010 (BBr)

Bellini, I Puritani: Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Coro Intermezzo. Conductor: Miquel Ortega. Teatro Real de Madrid. 29.04.2010. (JM)

Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Scottish Ballet. Conductor: Richard Honner. Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 29.4.2010 (SRT)

Verdi, Aida : (New production) Soloists, chorus and orchestra of The Royal Opera. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. 27.4.2010 (JPr)

Adès, Powder her Face:  Soloists, Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Timothy Redmond (conductor). Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 26.4.2010 (MB)

Mozart,   Le Nozze di Figaro:  Vancouver Opera, soloists, cond. Jonathan Darlington, dir. Chris Alexander, scenic and costume designer Susan Benson, lighting designer Adrian Muir, chorus director Leslie Dala, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, 24.4.2010 (BJ)

Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Orquesta Al Ayre Español. Coro de Ópera de Bilbao. Conductor: Eduardo López Banzo.Palacio Euskalduna de Bilbao. 24.4.2010 (JMI) and Second Cast 2.5.2010 (JMI)

Henze, Elegy for Young Lovers: Soloists, Orchestra of the English National Opera, Stefan Blunier (conductor). Young Vic Theatre, London, 24.4.2010 (MB)

Weber, Der Freischütz (Concert Performance): Soloists, chorus and orchestra of Midsummer Opera. Conductor: David Roblou. St John’s Church, Waterloo, London, 24.4.2010. (JPr)

Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail:  Soloists, Orquestra Simfònica i Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu. Conductor: Ivor Bolton. Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona. 21 and 22.2010. (JMI)


Rossini, Il Viaggio a Reims: Soloists, Orquesta-Escuela de la Sinfónica de Madrid.Conductor, Eun Sun Kim 21.4.2010 (JMI)

Rossini’s Moses in Egypt at Chicago Opera Theater: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Chicago Opera Theater, Leonardo Vordoni (conductor) Harris Theater, Chicago, 17.4.2010 (JLZ)

Mozart, Così fan tutte: Pacific Opera Victoria, soloists, cond. Timothy Vernon, dir. François Racine, sets by Elli Bunton, costumes by Mara Gottler, lighting designer Luc Prairie, chorus dir. Robert Holliston, Royal Theatre, Victoria, British Columbia, 17.4.2010 (BJ)

Puccini,  La Bohème: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Scottish Opera. Conductor: Derek Clark. Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 18.4.2010 (SRT)

Verdi, La Traviata: Soloists, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana. Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana, Conductor: Lorin Maazel. Palau de les Arts de Valencia. 16. 4.2010 (JMI)

Janáček, The Adventures of Mr Brouček: Soloists, Orchestra of Scottish Opera. Conductor: Martin André. Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 16.4.2010 (SRT)

V. Martín i Soler, Una Cosa Rara: Soloists, Joven Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid. Coro Amigos Teatro Calderón. Conductor: Sergio Alapont, Teatro Calderón de Valladolid. 14.4.2010. (JMI)

R. Strauss, Salome: Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos. Teatro Real de Madrid. 11 and 13. 4.2010. (JMI)

Handel, Partenope:
New York City Opera Orchestra at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, New York City 13.4.2010 (SSM)

R. Strauss, Daphne: Soloists, Frankfurter Opern und Museumorchester,  Cor der Oper Frankfurt, Conductor: Sebastian Weigle, Oper Frankfurt. 10.4.2010. (JMI)

Verdi, Simon Boccanegra: Soloists, Frankfurter Opern  und Museumsorchester. Cor der Oper Frankfurt. Conductor: Friedemann Layer.9.4.2010 (JMI)

Beethoven, Fidelio:  Buenos Aires Lírica. Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Buenos Aires Lírica, Conductor: Guillermo Brizzio. Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 9.4.2010. (JSJ)

F. Leoni, L’Oracolo and  Puccini,  Le Villi: Soloists, Frankfurter Opern und Museumsorchester. Chor, Kinderchor der Oper Frankfurt. Conductor: Hartmut Keil., Oper Frankfurt. 8.4.2010. (JMI)

Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Komische Oper, Berlin, Patrick Lange (conductor). Komische Oper, Berlin, 6.4.2010 (MB)

Wagner, Parsifal: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Vienna State Opera. Conductor: Peter Schneider. Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, 4.4.2010 (JPr)

Rossini,  Il Turco in Italia:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Maurizio Benini. 3.4.2010 (CC)

Staatsoper Unter den Linden Festtage (2) – Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Staatsopernchor Berlin, Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 2.4.2010 (MB)

Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos: Seattle Opera Young Artists Program, soloists, members of the     Auburn Symphony, cond. Brian Garman, dir. Peter Kazaras; Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA, 1.4.2010 (BJ)

Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk:  Soloists, Chorus, Orchestra of Teatro Argentino. Conductor: Alejo Pérez, Teatro Argentino, La Plata. 21.3.2010. (JSJ)

Rossini - Il Viaggio a Reims: Soloists, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine. Choeur de l’Opera National de Bordeaux. Conductor: Luciano Acocella. Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux. 28. 3.2010. (JMI)

Met Opera Live - Thomas, Hamlet: Metropolitan Opera’s HD transmission live to the Barbican Cinema, London. 27. 3.2010 (MMB)

Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro at Lyric Opera of Chicago: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago, Leonardo Vordoni (conductor) Civic Opera House, Chicago, 27.3.2010 (JLZ).

Mozart -  Le nozze di Figaro at the Stockholm Royal Opera:  (Premiere) 27.3.2010 (GF)

Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Orchestra of the Opéra national de Paris, Philippe Jordan (conductor). Opéra Bastille, Paris, 25.3.2010 (MB)

De Falla, La Vida Breve and Mascagni, Cavalleria Rusticana: Soloists, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana. Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana, Conductor: Lorin Maazel., Palau de les Arts de Valencia. 25.03.2010. (JMI)

Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla Coro del Teatro de la Maestranza Conductor: Pedro Halffter Teatro de la Maestranza de Sevilla 22 & 23. 3.2010 (JMI)

Purcell, The Fairy Queen: Soloists of Les Arts Florisssant Choir, Les Arts Florissants Orchestra and Choir, William Christie (Conductor), Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York 23.3.2010 (SM)

Kaija Saariaho, Emilie: Karita Mattila (soprano) Orchestra de l'Opéra national de Lyon Opéra Conductor, Kazushi Ono, Het Muziktheater, Amsterdam 21.3.2010 ( BK)

Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Orchestra. Conductor: Tania Morandini, Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 20.3.2010. (JSJ)

Verdi - Un ballo in maschera: (Premiere) at the Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, 19.3.2010 (GF)

Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen:  (sung in English):  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Sir Charles Mackerras 19.3.2010 (CC)

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra. Coro Premier Ensemble.Conductor: Piotr Sulkowski.Auditorio El Baluarte de Pamplona, 19. 3.2010 (JMI)

V. Martín i Soler, L’Arbore di Diana:  Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Conductor: Ottavio Dantone. Teatro Real de Madrid. 17 & 18. 3.2010. (JMI)

Janáček, Katya Kabanova (New Production): Soloists and chorus and orchestra of English National Opera. Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth. London Coliseum, London, 17.3.2010 (JPr)

Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito: Sung in Italian with surtitles. Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Northern College of Music /Garry Walker (conductor) Royal Northern College of Music. RNCM Theatre, Manchester 16.3. 2010 (RJF)


Handel, Tamerlano: Soloists, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor: Ivor Bolton, The Royal Opera, London 15.3.2010. (GDn)

Adams,  Nixon in China: Vancouver Opera, soloists, cond. John DeMain, dir. Michael Cavanagh, scenic designer Erhard Rom, costume designer Parvin Mirhady, lighting designer Harry Frehner, projections designer Sean Nieuwenhuis, choreographer Wen Wei Wang, sound designer Andrew Tugwell, chorus director Leslie Dala, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, 13.3.2009 (BJ)

Berlioz, Les Troyens: Soloists, Mariinsky Orchestra, Chorus of the Mariinsky Theater, Andrei Petrenko, chorus master, Valery Gergiev, Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 9/10.3.2010 (GG)

Welsh National Opera On Tour - Spring 2009: Theatre Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno,  9-13.3.2010 (RJF)

Mozart, Apollo et Hyacinthus:
Soloists, Rose Opera Orchestra, James Williams (conductor). Rose Theatre, London, 10.3.2010 (MB)

Donizetti, La Fille du Régiment:
Soloists, Orquestra Simfònica and Chorus Gran Teatre del Liceu. Conductor: Yves Abel., Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona. 9 & 10.03.2010 (JMI)

Handel, Tamerlano:
Soloists, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor: Ivor Bolton, The Royal Opera, London 8.3.2010. (JPr)

Strauss, Capriccio:
Pacific Opera Victoria, soloists, cond. Timothy Vernon, dir. Robert McQueen, sets and costumes by Christina Poddubiuk, lighting designer Alan Brodie, members of the POV Chorus, dir. Robert Holliston, Royal Theatre, Victoria, British Columbia, 6.3.2010 (BJ)

Verdi , Giovanna D’Arco:
Soloists, orchestra and chorus of Sarasota Opera, Victor De Renzi (conductor) : Sarasota, Florida, 7.3.2010 (LS)

Scoring a Century - A Musical Entertainment (World Premiere):
Music by David Blake, Libretto by Keith Warner, Lionel Friend (Conductor) Keith Warner (Director) with a cast and orchestra from the Birmingham Conservatoire, Crescent Theatre, Birmingham 5.3.2010 (GR)

A. Vives, Doña Francisquita:
Soloists, Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid. Coro del Teatro de la Zarzuela, Conductor: Miquel Ortega,  Teatro de la Zarzuela de Madrid. 3 and 4.3.2010 (JMI)

Verdi, Falstaff :
Seattle Opera, soloists, cond. Riccardo Frizza, dir. Peter Kazaras, set designer Donald Eastman, costume designer Anna Björnsdotter, lighting designer Connie Yun, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle, 27 & 28.2.2010 (BJ)

Verdi, Attila:
Soloists, Metropolitan Opera chorus and orchestra , cond. Riccardo Muti, dir. Pierre Audi, set and costume designers Miuccia Prada, Herzog & de Meuron, lighting designer Jean Kalman, Metropolitan Opera, New York, 23.2.2010 (BJ)

Giordano, Andrea Chenier:
Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real de Madrid, Madrid. 28.2.2010 (JMI)

Bizet, Carmen:
Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Frédéric Chaslin, conductor, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 27.2.2010 (GPu)

Puccini, Tosca:
Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera/Lothar Koenigs (conductor) Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 26.2.2010 (BK)

Smetana, The Bartered Bride:
Soloists, Orquesta de la Comunitat Valenciana. Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana.Conductor: Tomas Netopil. Palau de les Arts de Valencia. 26.2.2010 (JMI)

Philip Glass,  Satyagraha:
Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the ENO, Stuart Stratford (conductor) , Skills Ensemble , English National Opera, The Coliseum, London 25. 2. 2010 (GDn)

Opera North on Tour :
The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays. 23-27.2.2010 (RJF and RW)

Donizetti, The Elixir of Love: 
Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the English National Opera. A new production by Jonathan Miller in an English adaptation by Kelley Rourke. Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado. London Coliseum, 19.2.2010 (JPr)

Giordano,Andrea Chenier:
Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Coro Intermezzo.Conductor: Víctor Pablo Pérez. Teatro Real de Madrid. 18/19.2.2010 (JMI)


Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail:
Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Rinaldo Alessandrini, conductor, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 13.2.2010 (GPu)

Prokofiev, The Love for Three Oranges:  at the Estonian National Opera, Tallinn, 12.2.2010 (GF)

Wagner, Tannhäuser:  
Soloists, Orchestra, Chorus, and Supplementary Chorus of the Deutsche Oper, Berlin, Ulf Schirmer (conductor). Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 12.2.2010 (MB)


Prokofiev, The Gambler:
Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 11.2.2010 (MB)

Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro:  
Soloists, Staatskapelle Berlin. Staatsopernchor. Conductor: Frank Beermann. Deutsche Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin. 11.2.2010 (JMI)

Wagner, Rienzi :
Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus Deutsche Oper Berlin. Conductor: Sebastian Lang-Lessing. Deutsche Oper Berlin, 10.2.2010 (JMI)

Strauss, Elektra: 
(Concert Performance) Munich Philharmonic,Christian Thielemann, Philharmonic Hall Gasteig, Munich 7.2.2010 (JFL)

Handel, Agrippina:
Soloists, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin.Conductor: René Jacobs. Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin. 7.2.2010 (JMI)

Mozart, Réquiem :
(Staged Performance) Soloists, Orquestra and Chorus Komische Oper Berlin. Conductor: Patrick Lange Komische Oper Berlin 6.2.2010 (JMI)

Wagner, Der Fliegende Holländer:
Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of  the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Conductor: Jacques Lacombe 5.2.2010 (JMI)

Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor:  
(sung in English) Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera/Anthony Walker. London Coliseum, 4.2.2010 (CC)

Gluck, Armide:
Opera Lafayette Orchestra and Chorus, Conductor,  Ryan Brown, The New York Baroque Dance Company, Rose Theater at Lincoln Center. New York City 3.2.2010 (SM)

F. Asenjo Barbieri, El Barberillo de Lavapiés:
Soloists, Orquesta Bilbao Philarmonia,  Coral de Bilbao.Conductor: Jorge Rubio.Teatro Arriaga de Bilbao. 31.1.2010 (JMI)

The Metropolitan Opera, New York, 21.1 – 25.1.2010 :
A report from our Swedish correspondent Göran Forsling on his recent visit to New York (GF)

Puccini, La Bohème: Soloists, Orquesta del Principado de Asturias. Coro Lírico de Cantabria. Conductor: Antonio Pirolli. Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria. 30. 1.2010. (JMI)

Johann Strauss II,  Die Fledermaus:  
Premiere, Soloists, The Royal Swedish Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Stefan Solyom, Stockholm, 30.1.2010  (GF)

Mozart, Così fan tutte:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Julia Jones. 29.1.2010 (CC)

Verdi, Simon Boccanegra:  
Soloists,Orquesta Oviedo Filarmonía. Coro de la Ópera de Oviedo.Conductor: Daniele Callegari. Teatro Campoamor de Oviedo. 28. 1.2010. (JMI)

Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor:
Soloists, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana. Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana. Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon. Palau de les Arts de Valencia. 26.1.2010 (JMI)

Verdi, Il trovatore :
Seattle Opera, soloists, cond. Yves Abel, dir. José Maria Condemi, set designer Allen Moyer, costume designer John Conklin, lighting designer Thomas Hase, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle, 16 and 24.1.2010 (BJ)

Donizetti - L’elisir d’amore at Lyric Opera of Chicago:
Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago, Bruno Campanella (conductor) Civic Opera House, Chicago, 24.1.2010 (JLZ).

Rossini: L’Italiana in Algeri:
Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Teatro Comunale, Florence 24.1.2010(JB)

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde:
Soloists, Orquestra Simfònica i Cor del Gran Teatro del Liceu. Conductor: Sebastián Weigle. Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona. 23. 1.2010 (JMI).

Stravinsky, The Rake’s Progress:
Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Ingo Metzmacher (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 22.1.2010 (MB)

Haydn at the Hayden-Il Mondo della Luna:
Gotham Chamber Opera in association with the American Repertory Theater at the Hayden Planetarium, Rose Center for Earth and Space, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, 20.1.2010 (SM)

Wagner, Der Fliegende Holländer: S
oloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Coro Intermezzo. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos. Teatro Real de Madrid. 19 and 20.1.2010  (JMI)

Henze, Phaedra (United Kingdom premiere): Soloists, Ensemble Modern, Michael Boder (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 17.1.2010 (MB)

Met Opera Live - Bizet, Carmen: Metropolitan Opera’s HD transmission live to the Barbican Cinema, London. 16.1. 2010 (JPr)

Verdi, Ernani:
Soloists,Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa. Coro de Ópera de Bilbao.Conductor: Sir Mark Elder, Palacio Euskalduna de Bilbao. 16.1.2010 (JMI)

Puccini, La bohème (Second Cast) : Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Maurizio Benini. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 5.1.2010. (JPr)