MAHLER: Symphony no. 2

Over a century after its premiere, Mahler’s Second Symphony continues to be a compelling work and is as relevant now as it was when the work was conceived.

Beverly Sills & Placido Domingo

More than ever, compilations of previously released material fill the shelves of those stores still selling classical music.

Handel Singing Competition Final – London April 23rd

Once again, George Frederick Handel’s old stamping ground of St. George’s Hanover Square, London, resounded last night to the sound of his music as aspiring young singers from all over…

Kelly Kaduce sings Anna Karenina

Robert Gierlach wishes he could rewrite “Anna Karenina,” the Tolstoi whopper turned into an opera by librettist Colin Graham and composer David Carlson. It’s not that Gierlach, who sings Vronsky…

Wozzeck at San Diego Opera

“What drives a man to insanity and murder?” asks the poster for San Diego Opera’s new production of Wozzeck, which closed this Sunday after a run of four performances.

Giulio Cesare at Barbican, London

http://music.guardian.co.uk/live/story/0,,2063163,00.html

Shrieks and screams over orchestra

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Stiffelio, Royal Opera House, London

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A Triply Superb ëIl Trittico’

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Satyagraha at ENO

Philip Glass’s 1980 work, new to the London stage, gives an illustrated account of Mahatma Gandhi’s early years in South Africa, viewed through the eyes of his satyagraha philosophy of…