VERDI: Un ballo in maschera

Of late opera stagings often seem to be slotted into one of two categories: the “traditional,” with sets as the original libretto detailed and singers in period costumes; and “non-traditional,”…

STRAUSS: Salome

Having spent the better part of its life at full-price, the Solti/Nilsson Salome now appears as a mid-priced re-issue.

La Traviata

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14936-2379957,00.html

Opera Cleveland puts pieces together

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/entertainment/115951945768580.xml&coll=2

Opera House Hints at ‘Idomeneo’ Reversal

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/29/AR2006092900284.html

CHERUBINI: Le Sposo di tre marito di nessuna

This 250th anniversary year of Mozart’s birth must be heaven not only Amadeus lovers but also for those with a general inclination toward classical era music.

ZEISL: Lieder

While most of the familiar Lieder repertoire stems from the nineteenth century, the powerful attraction the artform spurred composition in this genre through the mid-twentieth century.

La traviata, Coliseum, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/dd83f3b0-4f0f-11db-b600-0000779e2340.html

Il campiello, Salle Richelieu, Paris

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/db266daa-4f0f-11db-b600-0000779e2340.html

That’s Amore

Vanity publishing is not for the print world only, as a release from a company called Jeremiah Productions, called “That’s Amore,” proves.