FT Reviews Don Carlos at the Vienna State Opera

*Don Carlos, Vienna State Opera* By Larry L Lash Published: October 22 2004 03:00 | Last updated: October 22 2004 03:00 Despite character motivation and plot development of revelatory clarity…

Four Reviews of Die Zauberflöte at the Met

*Julie Taymor — and Mozart Too* By HEIDI WALESON [Wall Street Journal] October 14, 2004; Page D7 New York The Metropolitan Opera usually showcases singers, not star directors, but the…

Two Reviews of “The Dialogues of the Carmelites”

*Unbearably Good* Classical Music BY JAY NORDLINGER [New York Sun] October 14, 2004 Is there any opera more shattering than “The Dialogues of the Carmelites,” when it’s done well? On…

FT Reviews L’Incoronazione di Poppeia

L’Incoronazione di Poppeia, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris By Francis Carlin [Financial Times] Published: October 15 2004 03:00 | Last updated: October 15 2004 03:00 If you liked David McVicar’s…

A Review of Pelléas et Mélisande at Berlin

Pelléas et Mélisande, Deutsche Oper, Berlin By Shirley Apthorp [Financial Times] Published: October 14 2004 03:00 | Last updated: October 14 2004 03:00 Yniold wants to know why these sheep…

Two Reviews of Rolando Villazón’s New York Recital Debut

*An Introduction in 5 Languages* By ANNE MIDGETTE [New York Times] The powers that be in the opera world are desperate to discover the next hot male phenomenon. On Monday,…

FT Reviews Elektra At Frankfurt Opera

*Elektra, Frankfurt Opera* By Shirley Apthorp Published: October 12 2004 03:00 | Last updated: October 12 2004 03:00 “Everywhere, in all the courts, there are dead bodies, all who are…

FT Reviews La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein

*La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein, Châtelet, Paris* By Francis Carlin Published: October 11 2004 03:00 | Last updated: October 11 2004 03:00 Were the Brits in the audience the only…

Cecilia Bartoli at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

*La réhabilitation pour Salieri* Au TCE, Cecilia Bartoli se fait l’éblouissante avocate d’un musicien dont la postérité retiendra avant tout les soupçons d’empoisonnement sur la personne de Mozart : Antonio…

Le Monde Reviews Messiaen’s “Saint François d’Assise”

*La mise en apesanteur divine de “Saint François d’Assise”, SDF de la foi* LE MONDE | 08.10.04 | 15h02 A l’Opéra Bastille, les tableaux franciscains d’Olivier Messiaen par Stanislas Nordey.…