Truly Memorable - Power, technology and sex in Rimsky Korsakov's 'The Tsar's Bride', reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
A Double Melodrama - Giuseppe Pennisi was at Puccini's 'Manon Lescaut', performed under difficult conditions in Rome
Quite Different - A special 'Otello', reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
Unlucky in Love - Giuseppe Pennisi visits Pisa for The Tales of Hoffmann
A Beautiful Sad Fairy Tale - Rusalka, live in high definition from New York Metropolitan Opera, enjoyed by Maria Nockin
Vivid and Entertaining - Giuseppe Pennisi attends a Ravel double bill in Rome
Beautifully Coordinated - Candace Evans' new production of Puccini's La bohème, reviewed by Maria Nockin
A Sexy Summer Night - 'Feuersnot' by Richard Strauss, reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
Bold and Daring - A new production of Wagner's 'Parsifal', reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
CD Spotlight. Jupiter's Thunderbolt - Lully's Phaéton, enjoyed by Robert Anderson. '... brimful of the most varied enchantments.'
DVD Spotlight. Fluid and Magical - Ravel's operas, reviewed by Howard Smith. '... these concise aesthetic works stand out on DVD ...'
DVD Spotlight. The Heart of Opera - Giuseppe Verdi's 'La forza del destino', reviewed by Maria Nockin. '... a rhythmically alert, exciting performance ...'
A High-level Production - 'The Merry Widow', heard by Giuseppe Pennisi
Stunning Artistry - New York Metropolitan Opera's Verdi's 'Don Carlo' transmission, seen and heard by Maria Nockin
A Marvelous Job - Puccini's 'La Fanciulla del West', heard by Giuseppe Pennisi
CD Spotlight. Murder Accomplished - Rutland Boughton's 'The Queen of Cornwall' impresses Robert Anderson. '... a brave attempt ...'
Performances to Remember - Maria Nockin looks forward to San Diego Opera's 2011 season
Beautifully Wrought - Wagner's 'Tannhäuser' at Covent Garden, by Robert Hugill
Positively Enchanting - Phoenix Opera's 'The Magic Flute', reviewed by Maria Nockin
A New and Better World? - Giuseppe Pennisi was at La Scala Milan for Wagner's 'Die Walküre'
A Wonderful Surprise - Los Angeles Opera's 'Rigoletto', enjoyed by Maria Nockin
A Difficult Cocktail - Rossini's 'Moïse et Pharaon', assessed by Giuseppe Pennisi
Lively and Fluent - 'Orpheus in the Underworld' at London's Royal College of Music, reviewed by Robert Hugill
Brilliantly Dispatched - Ian McEwan and Michael Berkeley's 'For You', reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
True Ear Candy - Wagner's 'Lohengrin' at L A Opera, enjoyed by Maria Nockin
Profoundly Satisfying - Cherubini's 'Medée', reviewed by Robert Hugill
Comedic Talents - Metropolitan Opera's 'Don Pasquale', live and in HD at the movies, by Maria Nockin
Convincingly Pitched - Britten's 'The Turn of the Screw', heard by Mike Wheeler
Brisk and Powerful - 'Carmen' in Tucson, enjoyed by Maria Nockin
Great Vitality - Verdi's 'Don Carlo', heard by Robert Hugill
Finely Shaped - Gounod's 'Roméo et Juliette', heard by Robert Hugill
A Real Surprise - Celso Albelo hits Venice as Nemorino in Donizetti's 'L'Elisir d'Amore', by Giuseppe Pennisi
Growing Up - Hans Werner Henze's 'Pollicino' thrills children and adults in Florence, by Giuseppe Pennisi
Exquisite Performance - Metropolitan Opera's live HD transmission of 'Boris Godunov', enjoyed by Maria Nockin
Admirable Precision - Maria Nockin reviews Arizona Opera's 'The Pirates of Penzance'
Gripping Intensity - Verdi's 'Macbeth' at New Zealand Opera impresses Howard Smith
An Epic Opera - Rossini's 'William Tell', from Rome to the BBC Proms, by Giuseppe Pennisi
No Intermission - Maria Nockin experiences Metropolitan Opera's HD transmission of 'Das Rheingold'
An Icy Reception - Giuseppe Pennisi describes the 2010 Parma Verdi Festival's stormy beginning
Strongly Musical - Handel's 'Radamisto' at the London Coliseum, reviewed by Robert Hugill
Electronics Prevails - 'Orphée' at the Roma-Europa Festival, reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
Firmly in Period - Grange Park Opera's 'Madama Butterfly', reviewed by Robert Hugill
Superb from the word 'go' - Donizetti's last Tudor Queen returns to Rome, and Carmela Remigio enchants Giuseppe Pennisi
Beautifully Phrased - Los Angeles Opera's 'The Marriage of Figaro', welcomed by Maria Nockin
Very Welcome - Robert Hugill experiences Stephen Oliver's 'Euridice'
Unmitigated Fun - Covent Garden at the cinema, experienced by Maria Nockin
Convincing and Engrossing - Robert Hugill visits the Gut Immling Festival for a performance of Wagner's 'The Flying Dutchman'
When God and Man Collide - Giuseppe Pennisi visits the Salzburg Festival to investigate 'the downfall of the myth and the spirit of the music'
Eminently Believable - Undercroft Opera's 'La Traviata', reviewed by Kelly Ferjutz
Painfully Accurate - For Sciarrino, a modern mad scene: non-Kafka lovers, attend at your own risk, by Gregory Moomjy
Spirited Performances - Santa Fe Opera's 'The Magic Flute' impresses Maria Nockin
Rough and Shining Jewels - Giuseppe Pennisi visits the 2010 Rossini Opera Festival
Truly Fascinating - A Santa Fe Opera digest, including the recent Kaye Edition of 'The Tales of Hoffmann', by Maria Nockin
Sex and Heroism - 'Juditha triumphans' at the Sferisterio Festival, appreciated by Giuseppe Pennisi
Dramatic Strength - The 'Glory of God' through three Verdi operas at the Sferisterio Festival 2010, reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
Pure Joy - Giuseppe Pennisi finds 'Madama Butterfly' at the Puccini Festival a pleasure for the ears and the eyes
Eyes Tight Shut - 'La Fanciulla del West' at the Puccini Festival, reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
Indulging in Forbidden Consecutives - Mastersingers at the BBC Proms, reviewed by Robert Anderson
'Alceste' in the Madhouse - Giuseppe Pennisi files his last report from the 2010 Aix-en-Provence Festival
Family Life - A Bernstein double bill at Buxton, reviewed by Mike Wheeler
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