An Overview of Salzburg Festival – Summer 2005

Artistic Director Peter Ruzicka and Director of Drama Martin Kusej presented the program for the 2005 Salzburg Festival at the annual press conference, which consists of 183 events. The following…

Natalie Dessay Rehabilitating After Another Surgical Procedure

La chanteuse Natalie Dessay s’explique sur ses nombreuses défections LE MONDE | 27.11.04 | 19h06 La soprano colorature a du subir une nouvelle intervention chirurgicale le 17 novembre. Depuis le…

Le Figaro Interviews Peter Eötvös on Angels in America

Eötvös : “Je ne cherche plus, je trouve” bq. Après le lyrisme russe revisité dans Trois Soeurs, chef-d’oeuvre unanimement salué, et Le Balcon de Genet ramené du coté de la…

Angels in America at Theatre du Chatelet, Paris

Clipping the wings of an apocalyptic epic (Filed: 27/11/2004) Rupert Christiansen reviews Angels in America at Theatre du Chatelet, Paris There are plenty of wonderful operas taken from good plays,…

LA Opera Presents Vanessa

A fully American grand opera Los Angeles Opera stages the seldom-produced “Vanessa” By John Farrell Special to U-Entertainment Thursday, November 25, 2004 – Los Angeles Opera has been steering its…

Eugene Onegin at SFO

Soaring Opera hits new heights in Tchaikovsky’s ‘Eugene Onegin’ Joshua Kosman, Chronicle Music Critic Friday, November 26, 2004 Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” is a story of strong emotion accommodating itself, painfully…

On Callas Forever

One for the opera buffs: ‘Callas Forever’ profiles a diva on the downslope Friday, November 26, 2004 By WILLIAM ARNOLD SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER MOVIE CRITIC At first thought, Fanny Ardant would…

On Opera in Berlin

The Real Drama of Berlin Opera Berlin’s three opera houses are no strangers to eluding closure and nursing the wounds of financial incision. Although they are currently on safe ground,…

Viktoriya Dodoka Wins Lockwood Aria

Opera: A Russian opera star is born John Daly-Peoples [National Business Review] Lockwood Aria Rotorua Convention Centre The Lockwood Aria has become the major proving ground for emerging opera talent…

Baroque Opera in Sydney

Baroque opera gets a new lease of life Matthew Westwood [The Australian] 26nov04 LAST month, at the final performance of Madeline Lee – John Haddock and Michael Campbell’s emotionally involving…