On Sunday, 28 February 2006, Carnegie Hall presented Les Violons du Roy, Bernard Labadie, Music Director and Conductor, with Magdalena Koûen·, Mezzo-Soprano, featuring works by Rameau and Gluck. Here are two reviews.
Month: February 2006
Shoe Box Memories Travel to the Opera Stage
Orfeo ed Euridice, Lyric Opera of Chicago
Wozzeck, Royal Opera House, London
Meeting the Challenge in an India of Fantasy
BACH: Works for Trumpet
This recording is a grouping of various compositions by J.S. Bach, which are not solely dedicated to the trumpet, but provide some of the most demanding repertoire for the instrument prior to the nineteenth century.
The shocking death of Thomas Becket is brought to life in an opera
Australian composer takes over as director of Edinburgh festival
Death in Venice, Frankfurt Opera
Fabulous Mister Fat Belly
He’s a terrible old rogue – but to opera composers, he’s irresistible. Tim Ashley on the deathless appeal of Falstaff