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

I PuritaniBellini - I Puritani **** - Review

De Nederlandse Opera, 2009
Mariola Cantarero, John Osborn, Scott Hendrix, Riccardo Zanellato, Fredrika Brillembourg, Daniel Borowski, Gregorio Gonzalez - Opus Arte

Benvenuto CelliniBerlioz - 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

TroyensBerlioz - Les Troyens ***** - Review

Théâtre du Châtelet Paris, 2003
John Eliot Gardiner, Yannis Kokkos, Peter Maniura, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Susan Graham, Ludovic Tézier, Laurent Naouri - Opus Arte

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

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

BirdsBraunfels - Die Vögel **** - Review

LA Opera, 2009
James Conlon, Darko Tresnjak, Désirée Rancatore, Brandon Jovanovich, James Johnson, Martin Gantner, Stacey Tappan, Brian Mulligan, Matthew Moore, Daniel Armstrong - Arthaus

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

Glyndebourne, 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

DidoneCavalli - La Didone ***** - Review

Théâtre de Caen, 2011
William Christie, Clément Herve-Léger, Anna Bonitatibus, Kresimir Spicer, Xavier Sabata, Maria Streijffert, Terry Wey, Katherine Watson, Tehila Nini Goldstein, Claire Debono, Joseph Cornwell, Victor Torres, Valerio Contaldo, Mariana Rewerski, Matthias Vidal, Francisco Javier Borda - Opus Arte

PelleasDebussy - Pelléas et Mélisande **** - Review

Opernhaus Zürich, 2004
Franz Welser-Möst, Sven-Eric Bechtoff, Rodney Gilfry, Isabel Rey, Michael Volle, Lázló Polgár, Cornelia Kallisch, Eva Liebau, Guido Götzen - TDK

PelleasDebussy - Pelléas et Mélisande **** - Review

Opernhaus Zürich, 2004
Franz Welser-Möst, Sven-Eric Bechtolf, Rodney Gilfrey, Isabel Rey, Michael Volle, László Polgár, Cornelia Kallisch, Eva Liebau, Guido Götzen - Arthaus

LakmeDelibes - Lakmé ***** - Review

Opera Australia, Sydney Opera House 2011
Emmanuel Joel-Hornak, Roger Hodgman, Emma Matthews, Dominica Matthews, Roxane Hislop, Jane Parkin, Angela Brun, Aldo Di Toro, Luke Gabbedy, Stephen Bennett, Edmond Choo - Opera Australia

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

LucreziaDonizetti - Lucrezia Borgia **** - Review

Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, 2009
Bertrand de Billy, Christof Loy, Edita Gruberova, Pavol Breslik, Franco Vassallo, Alice Coote, Bruno Ribeiro, Christian Rieger, Christopher Magiera, Erik Årman, Steven Humes, Emanuele D’Aguanno, Christian van Horn, Elisabeth Haag - EuroArts

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

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

OrfeoGluck - Orfeo ed Euridice ***** - Review

Festival Castell de Peralada, 2011
Gordon Nikolić, Carlus Padrissa, La Fura dels Baus, Anita Rachvelishvili, Maite Alberola, Auxiliadora Toledano, Aline Vincent - Unitel Classica/C-Major

MireilleGounod - Mireille ***** - Review

L’Opéra National de Paris, 2009
Marc Minkowski, Nicolas Joel, Inva Mula, Charles Castronovo, Sebastien Droy - FRA Musica

AdmetoHandel - Admeto ***** - Review

Festspiel Orchester of Göttingen, 2006
Doris Dörrie, Nicholas McGegan, Agnes Meth, Tim Mead, Marie Arnet, Kirsten Blaise, Andrew Radley - Unitel Classica/C-Major

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

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

DeidamiaHandel - Deidamia **** - Review

De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam 2012
Ivor Bolton, David Alden, Sally Matthews, Veronica Cangemi, Olga Pasichnyk, Silvia Tro Santafé, Andrew Foster-Williams, Umberto Chiummo, Jan-Willen Schaafsma - Opus Arte

RinaldoHandel - Rinaldo ***** - Review

Glyndebourne, 2011
Ottavio Dantone, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Robert Carsen, Sonia Prina, Varduhi Abrahamyan, Tim Mead, Anett Fritsch, Brenda Rae, Luca Pisaroni, William Towers - Opus Arte

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

LunaHaydn - Il Mondo della Luna ***** - Review

Theater an der Wien, 2009
Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Tobias Moretti, Bernard Richter, Vivica Genaux, Dietrich Henschel, Christina Landshamer, Anja Nina Bahrmann, Maite Beaumont, Markus Schäfer - Unitel Classica/C-Major

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

KabanovaJanáček - Katia Kabanova ***** - Review

Teatro Real de Madrid, 2008
Jiri Belohlavek, Robert Carsen, Karita Mattila, Oleq Bryjak, Miroslav Dvorsky, Dalia Schaechter, Guy De Mey, Gordon Gietz, Natascha Petrinsky, Marco Moncloa, Itxaro Mentxaka, María José Suárez - FRA Musica

Grand MacabreLigeti - Le Grand Macabre **** - Review

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 2011
Michael Boder, Àlex Ollé, Valentina Carrasco, Werner van Mechelen, Chris Merritt, Frode Olsen, Ning Liang, Barbara Hannigan, Brian Asawa, Inès Moraleda, Ana Puche, Francisco Vas, Simon Butteriss - Arthaus

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

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

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

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

PoppeaMonteverdi - L’incoronazione di Poppea **** - Review

Gran Theatre del Liceu, Barcelona 2009
Harry Bicket, David Alden, Miah Persson, Sarah Connolly, Jordi Domenèch, Franz-Josef Selig, Maite Beaumont, Ruth Rosique, Dominique Visse, Guy de Mey, William Berger, Judith van Wanroij, Francisco Vas, Josep Miquel Ramón, Marisa Martins, Olatz Saitua - Opus Arte

GiovanniMozart - Don Giovanni ***** - Review

Haus für Mozart, Salzburg Festspiele, 2008
Wiener Philharmoniker, Bertrand de Billy, Claus Guth, Christopher Maltman, Erwin Schrott, Anatoly Kocherga, Annette Dasch, Matthew Polenzani - Euroarts

SerailMozart - Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail ***** - Review

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona 2010
Ivor Bolton, Christof Loy, Christoph Quest, Diana Damrau, Olga Peretyako, Christoph Strehl, Norbert Ernst, Franz-Josef Selig - Unitel Classica - C-Major

IdomeneoMozart - Idomeneo **** - Review

Bayerische Staatsoper, 2008
Kent Nagano, Dieter Dorn, John Mark Ainsley, Pavol Breslik, Annette Dasch, Rainer Trost, Guy de Mey, Steven Humes - Euroarts

ZauberfloteMozart - Die Zauberflöte **** - Review

Teatro alla Scala, Milan 2011
Roland Böer, William Kentridge, Günther Groissböck, Saimir Pirgu, Albina Shagimuratova, Genia Kühmeier, Ailish Tynan, Alex Esposito, Peter Bronder - Opus Arte

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

FlaminioPergolesi - Il Flaminio ***** - Review

Teatro Valeria Moricone, Jesi, 2010
Ottavio Dantone, Accademia Bizantina, Michal Znaniecki, Juan Francisco Gatell, Laura Polverelli, Marina De Liso, Sonia Yoncheva, Serena Malfi, Laura Cherici, Vito Prianti - Arthaus

PrigionierPergolesi - Il Prigionier Superbo & La Serva Padrona ***** - Review

Teatro G. B. Pergolesi, Jesi, 2009, 2011
Corrado Roveris, Henning Brockhaus, Antonio Lozano, Marina Rodríguez Cusí, Marina De Liso, Ruth Rosique, Marina Comparato, Giacinta Nicotra, Alessandra Marianelli, Carlo Lepore, Jean Méningue - Arthaus

CarmelitesPoulenc - Dialogues des Carmélites ***** - Review

Staatsoper Hamburg, 2008
Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Andreas Morell, Simone Young, Anne Schwanewilms, Alexia Voulgaridou, Nikolai Schukoff, Wolfgang Schöne - Arthaus Musik

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

GamblerProkofiev - The Gambler **** - Review

Staatsoper unter den Linden, Berlin, 2008
Daniel Barenboim, Dmitri Tcherniakov, Vladimir Ognovenko, Kristine Opolais, Misha Didyk, Stefania Toczyska - Unitel Classica/C-Major

FanciullaPuccini - La Fanciulla del West *** - Review

Nederlandse Opera 2009
Carlo Rizzi, Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Lucio Gallo, Zoran Todorovich, Roman Sadnik, Diogenes Randes - Opus Arte

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

ButterflyPuccini - Madama Butterfly *** - Review

Festival Puccini, Torre del Lago, 2007
Laurence Gilgore, Stefano Vizioli, Elmira Veda, Annamaria Popescu, Sally Wilson, Carlo Barricelli, Luca Salsi, Emanuele Giannino, Manrico Signorini, Giovanni Gaugliardo, Giorgio Berrugi - Dynamic

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

ToscaPuccini - Tosca ***** - Review

Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova 2010
Marco Boemi, Adolf Hohenstein, Renzo Giacchierei, Daniela Dessì, Fabio Armiliato, Claudio Sgura, Nikolay Bikov, Paolo Maria Orecchia, Max de Angelis, Angelo Nardinocchi, Roberto Conti, Luca Arrigo - Arthaus

TritticoPuccini - Il Trittico ***** - Review

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 2011
Antonio Pappano, Richard Jones, Lucio Gallo, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Alan Oke, Jeremy White, Ermonela Jaho, Anna Larsson, Irena Mishura, Elena Zilio, Elizabeth Sikora, Ekaterina Siurina, Francesco Demuro, Rebecca Evans, Gwynne Howell - Opus Arte

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

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

ZoroastreRameau - Zoroastre ***** - Review

Drottningholm Slottsteater Sweden, 2006
Pierre Audi, Christophe Rousset, Les Talens Lyriques, Anders J. Dahlin, Sine Bundgaad, Anna Maria Panzarella - Opus Arte

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

CoqdorRimsky-Korsakov - The Golden Cockerel ***** - Review

Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, 2002
Kent Nagano, Ennosuke Ichikawa, Isao Takashima, Albert Schagidullin, Ilya Levinsky, Andrei Breus, Ilya Bannik, Elena Manistina, Barry Banks, Olga Trifonova, Yuri Maria Saenz - Arthaus

BarberRossini - Il Barbiere di Siviglia **** - Review

Teatro Regio di Parma, 2011
Andrea Battistoni, Stefano Vizioli, Ketevan Kemoklidze, Luca Salsi, Dmitry Korchak, Giovanni Furlanetto, Bruno Praticò, Gabriele Bolletta, Noris Borgogelli, Natalia Roman - Arthaus

DemetrioRossini - Demetrio e Polibio **** - Review

Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, 2010
Corrado Rovaris, Davide Livermore, María José Moreno, Victoria Zaytseva, Yijie Shi, Mirco Palazzi - Arthaus

GazzaLadraRossini - La Gazza Ladra **** - Review

Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro 2007
Lü Jia, Damiano Michieletto, Kleopatra Papatheologou, Dmitry Korchak, Alex Exposito, Michele Pertusi, Paolo Bordogna, Mariola Cantarero, Manuela Custer, Stefan Cifolelli, Cosmo Panozzo, Vittorio Prato, Matteo Ferrara - Dynamic

MoseRossini - Mosè in Egitto ***** - Review

Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, 2011
Graham Vick, Roberto Abbado, Riccardo Zanellato, Alex Esposito, Olga Senderskaya, Dmitri Korchak, Sonia Ganassi, Yijie Shi, Enea Scala, Chiara Amarù - Opus Arte

SigismondoRossini - Sigismondo ***** - Review

Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, 2010
Michele Mariotti, Damiano Michieletto, Daniela Barcellona, Olga Peretyatko, Antonino Siragusa, Andrea Concetti, Manuela Bisceglie, Enea Scala - Arthaus

ZelmiraRossini - Zelmira ***** - Review

Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, 2009
Roberto Abbado, Giorgio Barberio Corsetti, Alex Esposito, Kate Aldrich, Juan Diego Flórez, Gregory Kunde, Marianna Pizzolato, Mirco Palazzi, Francisco Brito, Sávio Sperandio - Decca

GenovevaSchumann - Genoveva ***** - Review

Opernhaus Zürich, 2008
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Martin Kušej, Juliane Banse, Shawn Mathey, Martin Gantner, Cornelia Kallisch, Alfred Muff, Ruben Drole, Tomasz Slawinski, Matthew Leigh - Arthaus

AriadneStrauss - Ariadne auf Naxos **** - Review

Opernhaus Zürich, 2006
Christoph von Dohnányi, Claus Guth, Alexander Pereira, Michael Volle, Michelle Breedt, Roberto Saccà, Guy de Mey, Elena Moşuc, Emily Magee, Gabriel Bermúdez - TDK

ElektraStrauss - Elektra ***** - Review

Baden-Baden Festspielhaus, 2010
Munich Philharmonic, Christian Thielemann, Herbert Wernicke, Linda Watson, Jane Henshel, Manuela Uhl, René Kollo, Albert Dohmen - Opus Arte

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

ElektraStrauss - Elektra **** - Review

Opernhaus Zürich, 2005
Christoph von Dohnányi, Martin Kušej, Eva Johansson, Marjana Lipovšek, Melanie Diener, Rudolf Schasching, Alfred Muff, Renhard Mayr, Cassandra McConnell, Christine Zoller, Andreas Winkler, Morgan Moody, Margaret Chalker - Arthaus

SchattenStrauss - Die Frau ohne Schatten ***** - Review

Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg 2011
Christian Thielemann, Christof Loy, Stephen Gould, Anne Schwanewilms, Michaela Schuster, Evelyn Herlitzius, Wolfgang Koch, Marius Brück, Steven Humes, Andreas Conrad, Thomas Johannes Mayer, Rachel Frenkel, Peter Sonn, Maria Radner - Opus Arte

RosenkavalierStrauss - Der Rosenkavalier **** - Review

Baden-Baden Festspielhaus, 2010
Munich Philharmonic, Christian Thielemann, Herbert Wernicke, Renée Fleming, Sophie Koch, Diana Damrau, Franz Hawlata, Franz Grundheber, Jonas Kaufmann, Jane Henschel - Decca/Unitel Classica

SalomeStrauss - Salome **** - Review

Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 2011
Stefan Soltesz, Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Angela Denoke, Alan Held, Kim Begley, Doris Soffel, Marcel Reijans, Jurgita Adamonyte - Arthaus

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

CherevichkiTchaikovsky - Cherevichki **** - Review

The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, 2009
Alexander Polianchko, Francesca Zambello, Olga Guryakova, Vsevolod Grivnov, Larissa Diadkova, Vladimir Matorin, Maxim Mikhailov - Opus Arte

OneginTchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin ***** - Review

Metropolitan Opera, 2007
Valery Gergiev, Robert Carsen, Renée Fleming, Ramón Vargas, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Elana Zaremba - Decca (Universal Classics)

OneginTchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin ***** - Review

De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam, 2011
Mariss Jansons, Stefan Herheim, Krassimira Stoyanova, Bo Sikovhus, Mikhail Petrenko, Andrej Dunaev, Elena Maximova, Guy de Mey, Roger Smeets, Peter Arink, Richard Prada - 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

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

AidaVerdi - Aida *** - Review

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Firenze 2011
Zubin Mehta, Ferzan Ozpetek, Hui Hei, Marco Bertii, Luciana D’Intino, Roberto Tagliavini, Giacomo Prestia, Ambrogio Maestri, Saverio Fiore, Catarina di Tonno - Arthaus

MascheraVerdi - Un Ballo in Maschera **** - Review

Teatro Real, Madrid, 2008
Jesús López Cobos, Mario Martone, Marcelo Álvarez, Violeta Urmana, Marco Vratogna, Elena Zaremba, Allessandra Marianelli - Opus Arte

ErnaniVerdi - Ernani *** - Review

Teatro Regio di Parma, 2005
Antonello Allemandi, Pier’ Alli, Marco Berti, Carlo Guelfi, Giacomo Prestia, Susan Neves, Nicoletta Zanini, Samuele Simoncini, Alessandro Svab - C-Major

FalstaffVerdi - Falstaff ***** - Review

Glyndebourne, 2009
Vladimir Jurowski, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Jones, Christopher Purves, Tassis Christoyannis, Dina Kuznetsova, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Adriana Kučerová, Bülent Bezduz, Jennifer Holloway, Peter Hoare, Paolo Battaglia, Alasdair Elliott - Opus Arte

GiornoVerdi - Un Giorno di Regno **** - Review

Teatro Regio di Parma, 2010
Donato Renzetti, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Guido Loconsolo, Andrea Porta, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Alessandra Maranelli, Ivan Magri, Paolo Bordogna, Ricardo Mirabelli, Seung Hwa Paek - C-Major

GiovannaVerdi - Giovanna D’Arco ***** - Review

Teatro Regio di Parma, 2008
Bruno Bartoletti, Gabriele Lavia, Evan Bowers, Renato Bruson, Svetla Vassileva, Luigi Petroni, Maurizio Lo Piccolo - C-Major

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

MacbethVerdi - Macbeth **** - Review

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 2011
Antonio Pappano, Phyllida Lloyd, Harry Fehr, Simon Keenlyside, Raymond Aceto, Liudmyla Monastyrska, Elisabeth Meister, Nigel Cliffe, Ian Lindsay, Steven Ebel, Dimitri Pittas, Will Richardson - Opus Arte

ObertoVerdi - Oberto **** - Review

Teatro Regio di Parma, 2007
Antonello Allemandi, Pier’ Alli, Mariana Pentcheva, Fabio Sartori, Giovanni Battista Parodi, Francesca Sassu, Giorgia Bertagni - C-Major

RigolettoVerdi - Rigoletto *** - Review

Opernhaus Zürich, 2006
Nello Santi, Gilbert Deflo, Leo Nucci, Piotr Beczala, Elena Moşuc, László Polgár, Katharina Peetz, Kismara Pessati, Rolf Haunstein - Arthaus

BoccanegraVerdi – Simon Boccanegra **** - Review

Teatro alla Scala, Milan 2010
Daniel Barenboim, Federico Tiezzi, Plácido Domingo, Ferruccio Furlanetto , Massimo Cavalletti, Ernesto Panariello, Anja Harteros, Fabio Sartori, Antonello Ceron, Alisa Zinovjeva - Arthaus

TraviataVerdi - La Traviata **** - Review

Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Liliana Cavani, Angela Gheorghiu, Ramon Vargas, Roberto Frontali, Natascha Petrinsky, Lorin Maazel - Arthaus Musik

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

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

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

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

LohengrinWagner - Lohengrin **** - Review

Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 2004
Kent Nagano, Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Hans-Peter König, Klaus Florian Vogt, Solveig Kringelborn, Tom Fox, Waltraud Meier, Roman Trekel - Opus Arte

LohengrinWagner - Lohengrin *** - Review

Bayreuth Festival 2011
Andris Nelsons, Hans Neuenfels, Reinhard von der Thannen, Georg Zeppenfeld, Klaus Florian Vogt, Annette Dasch, Jukka Rasilainen, Petra Lang, Samuel Youn, Stefan Heibach, Willem van der Heyden, Rainer Zaun, Christian Tschelebiew - Opus Arte

MeistersingerWagner - Die Meistersinger von Nürnburg ***** - Review

Glyndebourne, 2011
Vladimir Jurowski, David McVicar, Gerald Finley, Marco Jentzsch, Johannes Martin Kränzle, Alastair Miles, Anna Gabler, Topi Lehtipuu, Michaela Selinger, Colin Judson, Andrew Slater, Henry Waddington, Robert Poulton - Opus Arte

RienziWagner - Rienzi Der Letzte Der Tribunen **** - Review

Deutsche Oper Berlin, 2010
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, Philipp Stölzl, Torsten Kerl, Kate Aldrich, Camilla Nylund - Arthaus Musik

Tristan und IsoldeWagner - Tristan und Isolde **** - Review

Bayreuthe Festspielhaus 2009
Christoph Marthaler, Peter Schneider, Iréne Theorin, Robert Dean Smith, Michelle Breedt, Jukka Rasilainen, Robert Holl, Ralf Lukas - 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

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