Candide, Barbican Centre

‘Glitter and be gay!’ cries Cunegonde, determined to overcome the bitter circumstances in which she finds herself in sordid, downturn Paris.

Gˆtterd‰mmerung, San Francisco

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/06/07/DDS21JQ89F.DTL&type=performance

Phaedra in Philadelphia

The U.S. premiere of Hans Werner Henze’s Phaedra at the Opera Company of Philadelphia may well be the most important and ambitious new work presented by any American company this…

The Metropolitan Opera HD Live on DVD

Since 2006, movie cineplexes across the USA have attracted a somewhat unlikely crowd for Saturday matinees, from fall to spring.

Jordi Savall, le maÓtre de musique (video)

http://www.lefigaro.fr/musique/2011/06/03/03006-20110603ARTFIG00404-jordi-savall-le-maitre-de-musique.php

Brahms Liebesliederwalzer, Wigmore Hall, London

Any performance of Brahms and Schumann four part songs is an occasion.