BolenaDonizetti – Anna Bolena **** - Review

Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna 2011
Evelino Pidò, Eric Génovèse, Anna Netrebko, Elīna Garanča, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, Francesco Meli, Dan Paul Dumitrescu, Elisabeth Kulman, Peter Jelosits – Deutsche Grammaphon

AtysLully - Atys ***** - Review

Opéra Comique, Paris, 2011
Bernard Richter, Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Emmanuelle di Negri, Nicholas Rivenq, Marc Mouillon, Sophie Daneman, Jaël Azzaretti, Paul Agnew, Cyril Auvity, Bernard Delatré - FRA Musica

TraviataVerdi - La Traviata **** - Review

Oper Graz, 2011
Tecwyn Evans, Peter Konwitchny, Marlis Petersen, Giuseppe Varano, James Rutherford, Kristina Antonie Fehrs, Fran Lubahn, Taylan Memioglu, Ivan Oreščanin, David McShane, Konstantin Sfiris - Arthaus

ToscaPuccini - Tosca **** - Review

Arena di Verona, 2006
Daniel Oren, Hugo de Ana, Fiorenza Cedolins, Marcelo Álvarez, Ruggero Raimondi, Marco Spotti, Fabio Previati, Enrico Facini, Angelo Nardinocchi, Ottavia Dorrucci - Arthaus

DanaeStrauss – Die Liebe der Danae ***** - Review

Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 2011
Andrew Litton, Kirsten Harms, Manuela Uhl, Mark Delavan, Matthias Klink, Thomas Blondelle, Burkhard Ulrich, Hulkor Sabirova – Arthaus Musik

ChenierGiordano - Andrea Chénier **** - Review

Bregenzer Festspiele, 2011
Ulf Schirmer, Keith Warner, David Fielding, Héctor Sandoval, Norma Fantini, Scott Hendricks, Tania Kross, Rosalind Plowright - Unitel Classica - C-Major

MahagonnyWeill - Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny ***** - Review

Teatro Real Madrid, 2010
Pablo Heras Casado, Alex Ollé, Carlus Padrissa, La Fura dels Baus, Jane Henschel, Donald Kaasch, Willard White, Measha Brueggergosman, Michael König, John Easterlin, Otto Katzameier, Steven Humes - Bel Air

AdrianoPergolesi - Adriano in Siria ***** - Review

Teatro G. B. Pergolesi, Jesi, 2010
Ottavio Dantone, Ignacio García, Accademia Bizantina, Marina Comparato, Lucia Cirillo, Annamaria dell’Oste, Nicole Heaston, Stefano Ferrari, Francesca Lombardi, Monica Bacelli, Carlo Lepore - Opus Arte

RakesProgressStravinsky - The Rake’s Progress **** - Review

Glyndebourne, 2010
Vladimir Jurowski, John Cox, David Hockney, Miah Persson, Topi Lehtipuu, Clive Bayley, Matthew Rose, Susan Gorton, Elena Manistina, Graham Clark, Duncan Rock - Opus Arte

CorintoMayr - Medea in Corinto **** - Review

Bayerisches Staatsoper, Munich 2010
Ivor Bolton, Hans Neuenfels, Nadja Michael, Ramón Vargas, Alastair Miles, Alek Shrader, Elena Tsallagova, Kenneth Robertson, Francesco Petrozzi, Laura Nicorescu - Arthaus

CarmenBizet - Carmen ***** - Review

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona 2010
Marc Piollet, Calixto Bieto, Béatrice Uria-Monzon, Roberto Alagna, Marina Poplovskaya, Erwin Schrott, Eliana Bayón, Itxaro Mentxaka, Marc Canturro, Francisco Vas - Unitel Classica - C-Major

TurandotPuccini - Turandot **** - Review

Arena di Verona 2010
Giuliano Carella, Franco Zeffirelli, Maria Guleghina, Carlo Bosi, Luiz-Ottavio Faria, Salvatore Licitra, Tamar Iveri, Leonardo Lòpez Linares, Gianluca Bocchino, Saverio Fiore, Giuliano Pelizon, Angel Harkatz Kaufman - Bel Air Classiques

AlcinaHandel - Alcina **** - Review

Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna 2011
Adrian Noble, Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble, Anja Harteros, Vesselina Kasarova, Veronica Cangemi, Kristina Hammarström, Alois Mühlbacher, Benjamin Bruns, Adam Plachetka - Arthaus

VepresVerdi - Les Vêpres Siciliennes **** - Review

De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam 2010
Paolo Carignani, Christof Loy, Barbera Haveman, Burkhard Fritz, Alejandro Marco-Buhrmester, Balint Szabo, Jeremy White, Christophe Fel, Lívia Ághová, Fabrice Farina, Hubert Francis, Roger Smeets, Rudi de Vries - Opus Arte

Pique DameTchaikovsky - Pique Dame *** - Review

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona 2010
Michael Boder, Gilbert Deflo, Misha Didyk, Lado Ataneli, Ludovic Tézier, Ewa Podés, Emily Magee, Francisco Vas, Alberto Feria, Mikhail Vekua, Kurt Gysen - Opus Arte

AnnaNicoleTurnage – Anna Nicole **** - Review

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 2011
Antonio Pappano, Richard Jones, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Alan Oke, Gerald Finley, Susan Bickley, Loré Lixenberg, Peter Hoare, Rebecca de Pont Davies, Allison Cook, Andrew Rees, Grant Doyle, Wynne Evans - Opus Arte

JenufaJanáček - Jenůfa *** - Review

Teatro Real, Madrid, 2009
Ivor Bolton, Stéphane Braunschweig, Amanda Roocroft, Miroslav Dvorský, Nikolai Schukoff, Deborah Polaski, Mette Ejsing, Marta Ubieta, Károly Szemerédy, Miguel Sola, Marta Mathéu, María José Suárez - Opus Arte

AidaVerdi - Aida **** - Review

Metropolitan Opera, New York, 2009
Daniele Gatti, Sonja Frisell, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Johan Botha, Dolora Zajick, Violeta Urmana, Stefan Kocán, Adam Laurence Herskowitz, Jennifer Check, Carlo Guelfi - Decca

RusalkaDvořák - Rusalka ***** - Review

Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich 2010
Tomáš Hanus, Martin Kušej, Kristïne Opolais, Klaus Florian Vogt, Nadia Krasteva, Günther Grossböck, Janina Baechle, Ulrich Reß - Unitel Classica/C-Major

TurandotPuccini - Turandot ***** - Review

Metropolitan Opera, New York, 2009
Andris Nelsons, Franco Zefferelli, Maria Guleghina, Marcello Giordani, Marina Poplavskaya, Samuel Ramey, Charles Anthony, Joshua Hopkins, Tony Stevenson, Eduardo Valdes - Decca

ButterflyPuccini - Madama Butterfly **** - Review

Sferisterio Opera Festival Macerata, 2009
Daniele Callegari, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Raffaella Angeletti, Massimiliano Pisapia, Annunziata Vestri, Claudio Sgura, Thomas Morris, Enrico Cossutta, Enrico Iori, Nino Batatunashvili - Unitel Classica/C-Major

ArmideLully - Armide ***** - Review

Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, 2008
Les Arts Florissants, William Christie, Robert Carsen, Stephanie d’Oustrac, Paul Agnew, Laurent Naouri, Claire Debono, Isabelle Druet, Nathan Berg, Marc Mauillon, Marc Callahan, Andrew Torise, Anders J. Dahlin - FRA Musica

TroyensBerlioz - Les Troyens ** - Review

Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valencia, 2009
Valery Gergiev, Carlus Padrissa, La Fura dels Baus, Lance Ryan, Daniela Barcellona, Elisabete Matos, Gabriele Viviani, Giorgio Giuseppini, Stephen Milling, Eric Cutler, Oksana Shilova, Zlata Budicheva - Unitel Classica/C-Major

Billy BuddBritten - Billy Budd ***** - Review

Glyndenourne, 2010
Mark Elder, Michael Grandage, London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Mark Ainsley, Jacques Imbrailo, Phillip Ens, Iain Paterson, Darren Jeffery, Ben Johnson, Jeremy White - Opus Arte

CarmelitesPoulenc - Dialogues des Carmélites **** - Review

Bayerisches Staatsoper, Munich 2010
Kent Nagano, Dmitri Tcherniakov, Alain Vernhes, Susan Gritton, Bernard Richter, Sylvie Brunet, Soile Isokoski, Susanne Resmark, Hélène Guilmette, Heike Grötzinger, Anaïk Morel, Kevin Conners - Bel Air Classiques

MacbethVerdi - Macbeth ***** - Review

Opéra National de Paris, 2009
Teodor Currentzis, Dmitri Tcherniakov, Dimitris Tiliakos, Violeta Urmana, Furruccio Furlanetto, Letitia Singleton, Stefano Secco, Alfredo Nigro, Yuri Kissin - Bel Air Classiques

BelshazzarHandel - Belshazzar **** - Review

Grand Théâtre de Provence, Festival Aix-en-Provence, 2008
Berlin Akademie für Alte Musik, RIAS Kammerchor, Christof Nel, René Jacobs, Kenneth Tarver, Rosemary Joshua, Bejun Mehta, Kristina Hammerström - Harmonia Mundi

CyranoAlfano - Cyrano de Bergerac **** - Review

Palau de les Arts ‘Reina Sofia’, Valencia, 2007
Patrick Fournillier, Michal Znaniecki, Plácido Domingo, Sondra Radvanovsky, Arturo Chacón Cruz, Rod Gilfry, Corrado Carmelo Caruso, Roberto Accurso, Javier Franco - Naxos

TheodoraHandel - Theodora ***** - Review

Salzburg Festspiele, 2009
Christof Loy, Ivor Bolton, Freiburger Barockorchester, Salzburger Backchor, Christine Schäfer, Bejun Mehta, Joseph Kaiser, Johannes Martin Kränzle, Bernarda Fink, Ryland Davies - Unitel Classica/C-Major

ElektraStrauss - Elektra **** - Review

Salzburg Festspiele, 2010
Daniele Gatti, Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Wiener Philharmoniker, Iréne Theorin, Waltraud Meier, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Robert Gambill, René Pape, Oliver Zwarg - Arthaus

Benvenuto CelliniHector Berlioz - Benvenuto Cellini *** - Review

Salzburg Festspiele, 2007
Valery Gergiev, Philipp Stölzl, Wiener Philharmoniker, Burkhard Fritz, Maija Kuvalevska, Laurent Naouri, Brindley Sherratt, Mikhail Petrenko, Kate Aldrich - Naxos

HollanderWagner - Der fliegende Holländer ***** - Review

De Nederlandse Opera, 2010
Hartmut Haenchen, Martin Kušej, Robert Lloyd, Catherine Naglestad, Marco Jentzsch, Marina Prudenskaja, Oliver Ringelhahn, Juha Uusitalo - Opus Arte

TraviataVerdi - La Traviata **** - Review

Royal Opera House - Covent Garden, 2010
Antonio Pappano, Richard Eyre, Renée Fleming, Joseph Calleja, Thomas Hampson, Monika-Evelin Liiv, Sarah Pring, Haoyin Xue, Eddie Wade - Opus Arte

WalkureWagner - Die Walküre *** - Review

Bayreuther Festspiele 2010
Christian Thielemann, Tankred Dorst, Johan Botha, Kwangchul Yun, Albert Dohmen, Edith Haller, Linda Watson, Mihoko Fujimura, Sonja Mühleck, Anna Gabler, Martina Dike, Simone Schröder, Miriam Gordon-Stewart, Wilke te Brummelstroete, Annette Küttenbaum, Alexandra Petersamer - Opus Arte

StuardaDonizetti - Maria Stuarda **** - Review

Teatro La Fenice, Venice, 2010
Fabrizio Maria Carminati, Denis Krief, Fiorenza Cedolins, Sonia Ganassi, José Bros, Mirco Palazzi - Unitel Classica/C-Major

PassengerWeinberg - The Passenger ***** - Review

Bregenzer Festspiele, 2010
Teodor Currentzis, David Pountney, Michelle Breedt, Roberto Saccà, Elena Kelessidi, Artur Rucinski, Svetlana Doneva, Angelica Voje - Unitel Classica/NEOS

MedeaReimann - Medea **** - Review

Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, 2010
Michael Boder, Marco Arturo Marelli, Marlis Petersen, Michaela Selinger, Elisabeth Kulman, Michael Roider, Adrian Eröd, Max Emanuel Cencic - Arthaus

OrfeoMonteverdi - L’Orfeo **** - Review

Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 2009
Rinaldo Alessandrini, Robert Wilson, Georg Nigl, Roberta Invernizzi, Sara Mingardo, Luigi de Donato, Raffaella Milanesi - Opus Arte