Mozart: La Finta Giardiniera
'... a humdinger of a version, passionately sung and acted and superbly conducted by Emmanuelle Haim.'
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Reviewed 02/06/2017 by
Richard Strauss: Feuersnot
'... the orchestra was sumptuous.'
Reviewed 18/03/2016 by
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess - San Francisco Opera
'... John DeMain leads the opera orchestra in a performance that blends well with the voices ...'
Reviewed 29/09/2015 by
Rossini: Semiramide - Vlaamse Opera
'... traditional elements alongside innovative ones.'
Reviewed 05/07/2015 by
Donizetti: La Favorite
'... lovingly produced and passionately executed ...'
OA 1166 D
Reviewed 01/07/2015 by
Richard Strauss: Elektra
'... the whole cast has been exemplary under the masterful direction of Esa-Pekka Salonen.'
Reviewed 22/02/2015 by
Johannes Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem - Claudio Abbado
'... a front runner in this work.'
Reviewed 23/10/2014 by
Alfredo Catalani: La Wally
'This Tyrolean team has made fine music ...'
Reviewed 01/08/2014 by
Richard Strauss: Salome
'... fine and emotionally sapping ...'
Reviewed 18/06/2014 by
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov - Bayerische Staatsoper
''I was surprised how quickly my patience ran out.''
Bel Air Classiques
Reviewed 04/06/2014 by
Prokofiev: The Fiery Angel
'... forceful and compelling ...'
Reviewed 13/05/2014 by
Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung
'The singing is at a constantly high level throughout ...'
Reviewed 02/05/2014 by
Britten: Death in Venice
'... Britten conjures weird and wonderful sounds from his orchestra ...'
OA 1130 D
Reviewed 30/04/2014 by
César Franck: Stradella
'... the staging did its best to eliminate the music altogether ...'
Reviewed 01/04/2014 by
Ravel: L'heure espagnole - L'enfant et les sortilèges
'... these concise aesthetic works stand out on DVD ...'
Reviewed 01/01/2014 by
Janácek: The Cunning Little Vixen / Seiji Ozawa
'... much bewitching music ...'
Reviewed 26/12/2013 by
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte - Bregenzer Festspiele
'... sparkling cast ...'
Reviewed 25/12/2013 by
Korngold: Die Tote Stadt - Finnish National Opera
'... production and performance are in the safe hands of the Finnish National Opera ...'
OA 1121 D
Reviewed 22/12/2013 by
Britten: Peter Grimes - Teatro alla Scala
'... a welcome centenary release.'
OA 1103 D
Reviewed 22/11/2013 by
Berlioz: Les Troyens / Royal Opera / Antonio Pappano
'... much orchestral wizardry under Antonio Pappano ...'
OA 1097 D
Reviewed 19/11/2013 by
Janácek: The Cunning Little Vixen
'Vladimir Jurowski's ... lustrous style suits this enchanting score to perfection.'
OA 1101 D
Reviewed 14/09/2013 by
Jules Massenet: Don Quichotte
'The Sofia pit has performed throughout with a rationality that appears only fitfully on stage.'
Reviewed 10/09/2013 by
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin / Wellber
'The best and worst of this production can be grasped at once ...'
C Major Entertainment
Reviewed 13/08/2013 by
Pergolesi: La Salustia
Accademia Barocca de I Virtuosi Italiani
'... much memorable singing ...'
Reviewed 01/06/2013 by
Verdi: La Battaglia di Legnano
'... Verdi patriotic is not necessarily Verdi at his most subtle.'
C Major Entertainment
Reviewed 08/05/2013 by
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