Washington Opera to Perform Wagner Series

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/12/30/ap/entertainment/mainD8EQENSG3.shtml

Berg’s Wozzeck at the Met ó Three Reviews

The Metropolitan Opera presents Wozzeck, Alban Berg’s “operatic version of B¸chnerís play about a soldier who subjects himself to medical experiments to augment his pay.” Here are two reviews.

Mario Del Monaco at the Bolshoi

Myto has the good sense to call a spade a spade. This is an issue exclusively meant for the Del Monaco-crowd and not for people wanting a Carmen or a…

Macabre, magical and magnificent

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/12/29/bthans29.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/12/29/ixartleft.html

ENO changes tune on music director

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/story/0,11711,1674599,00.html

Barenboim hints at La Scala encore

http://www.guardian.co.uk/italy/story/0,12576,1674692,00.html?gusrc=rss

SCHREKER: Christophorus oder ìDie Vision einer Operî

How easy it might be to overlook this lesser-known Schreker opera, composed in 1928 and dedicated to Schrekerís good friend Arnold Schoenberg, here in its recorded debut. It has a…

SPITZER & ZASLAW: The Birth of the Orchestra ó History of an Institution, 1650-1815

At a time when the press has made the public aware of the difficult circumstances that exist for the symphony orchestra in the United States, it is refreshing to find…

GOUNOD: Faust

Faust, OpÈra en cinq actes Music composed by Charles Gounod. Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel CarrÈ after Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Review: ‘Wozzeck’ Works for the Holidays

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