Peter Grimes: Grim, gripping and glorious

Two Queens in Full Cry

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

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Italian girl charms with humour, style

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

ÑEugen Oneginì: Pique Dame als Psychothriller

The Master Class Continues

TRAETTA: Ippolito ed Aricia

Ippolito ed Aricia: Tragedia in five acts.

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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 of doing so at times involved the use of orchestral forces that sometimes overwhelmed the sung word.