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…

Archiv Releases Andromeda Liberata

*ANDROMEDA LIBERATA* *A VENETIAN MYSTERY* By Ulrike Brenning With the recording of Andromeda liberata – their debut on Archiv Produktion – Andrea Marcon and the Venice Baroque Orchestra have scored…

WP on the File-Sharing Wars

*Downloading Justice* By Cynthia L. Webb washingtonpost.com Staff Writer Monday, October 11, 2004; 9:36 AM The file-sharing wars could get even hotter if the U.S. Supreme Court decides to weighs…

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…

Ópera Actual Interviews Anne Sofie von Otter

*El sexo en la ópera no es sólo vulgar: ya nos aburre* *Fuera de la escena, la mezzo sueca es áspera y poco acogedora. Sus escasas sonrisas son un premio…

Daily Telegraph Interviews Pierre Boulez

*Mistakes? I’ve made a few…* (Filed: 04/10/2004) Pierre Boulez, the greatest and most uncompromising composer-conductor of our time, is mellowing as he approaches 80. He talks to Ivan Hewett However…

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.…

“La Voix Humaine” at Vremena Goda Festival

*Voznesenskaya – only too human* by Neil McGowan La Voix Humaine (concert performance) Vremena Goda Festival Vremena Goda Orchestra/Bulakhov 29 September 2004 Bringing down the curtain on the Vremena Goda…