Triumph over Adversity

LONDON ñ the fledgling Independent Opera Company takes on Orlando.

MEYERBEER: Les Huguenots

Les Huguenots, an opera in five acts.

Music composed by Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864). Libretto by EugÈne Scribe and Emile Deschamps.

VIVALDI: Sacred Music 2

A recording of the complete sacred music of Antonio Vivaldi is a welcome prospect, not least because it offers an opportunity to go beyond the fame and familiarity of Vivaldiís concertos and the ubiquitous ìGloria.î

A ’50s-style ‘Cinderella’ pops

BSO unlocks the secrets of young Bartok’s ‘Bluebeard’

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Franco Corelli: The 1971 Tokyo Concert

A friend who bought this issue grumbled that Dynamic had swindled him out off his money as the whitewashed, less than sharp picture quality is not much better than the pirate issue he once received from a correspondent.

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An Opera Returns, Like the Tide

Orlando, Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadlerís Wells, London