La Bohème – English National Opera

The death this month of director Stephen Pimlott could have cast a shadow over this revival of his 1993 production, but a hugely affectionate pre-show tribute by colleague Nicholas Hytner…

K¡LM¡N : Die Csárdásfürstin

The booklet essay writer effuses passionately about this filmed Kalman operetta, Die Csárdásfürstin. Jürgen Otten gushes over the “immortal melodies,” Anna Moffo’s “precious jewel” of a voice, and Rene Kollo’s…

Nicole Cabell, St John’s Smith Square, London

The Rosenblatt Recital Series, which presents concerts around London from artists ranging from the well-known to the brand-new, last week showcased Nicole Cabell, the glamorous 29-year-old winner of the 2005…

The Excursions of Mr Broucek, Barbican, London

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Met to Add Seven New Productions for 2007-8

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The Maid of Orleans, Carnegie Hall, New York

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Mortier to Take Over New York City Opera

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Rachmaninov and Glinka: Lieder • Songs • Chants

Originally released by Deutsche Grammophon in 1976, this recording of selected songs by Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943) and Mikhail Glinka (1804-57) make available some fine examples of Russian art song to…

ADAM: Le Postillon de Longjumeau

Why should anyone buy a German language broadcast of a delicious French opéra-comique?

Bach Cantatas, Volume 21

John Eliot Gardiner’s Bach Cantata Pilgrimage continues to echo with the release of concert recordings of this historic millennial tour.