Peter Grimes: Grim, gripping and glorious

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/01/29/btgrimes129.xml

Two Queens in Full Cry

What constitutes an “international opera star” these days, anyway?

‘Judas Maccabaeus’

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/music/la-et-judas28jan28,1,3165563.story

Italian girl charms with humour, style

http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/story.html?id=d4f5aa54-5a31-466a-aeb6-6598c2cdbd2b&k=66003

Soprano shines in silly `Pearl Fishers’ As the spurned Zurga violently.

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/breaking_news/story/395904.html

ÑEugen Oneginì: Pique Dame als Psychothriller

http://diepresse.com/home/kultur/klassik/357867/index.do?_vl_backlink=/home/kultur/klassik/index.do

The Master Class Continues

http://www.nysun.com/article/70199

TRAETTA: Ippolito ed Aricia

Ippolito ed Aricia: Tragedia in five acts.

New Lyric season plays it safe

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/chi-0124lyricjan24,1,1162672.story?ctrack=5&cset=true

Wagner: Orchestral Hightlights from the Operas

As much as Richard Wagner espoused opera reform in his theoretical writings by bringing to his works for the stage a closer unity between music and text, his actual means…