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Jacques Imbrailo (Billy Budd), Toby Spence (Vere), Brindley Sherratt (Claggart), Thomas Oliemans (Redburn), David Soar (Flint), Torben Jürgens (Ratcliffe), Clive Bayley (Dansker), Duncan Rock (Donald), Francisco Vas (Squeak), Sam Furness (Novice); Ivor Bolton, Deborah Warner
The strength of the production is its universality…The acting works so well in close-up that it is possible to follow this performance almost like a film…[Imbrailo’s] warm, unforced singing is... — More…
Sonya Yoncheva (Norma), Joseph Calleja (Pollione), Sonia Ganassi (Adalgisa), Brindley Sherratt (Oroveso), David Junghoon Kim (Flavio), Vlada Borovko (Clotilde)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano, Àlex Ollé (director)
The virtues of this staging lie in individual performances and in the music-making, with the Royal Opera House Orchestra and chorus giving taut and committed interpretations under Antonio Pappano.... — More…
Maximilian Schmitt (Tamino), Christina Landshamer (Pamina), Thomas Oliemans (Papageno), Brindley Sherratt (Sarastro), Íride Martínez (Königin der Nacht), Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (Monostatos), Nina Lejderman ((Papagena)
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Chorus of Dutch National Opera, Marc...
Freshness of vision, emotional openness, genuine ensemble theatricality, a robustly physical sense of adventure humorous and serious (but never portentous) by turns, and an underlying directorial... — More…
Susan Bullock (Queen Elizabeth I), Toby Spence (Earl of Essex), Patricia Bardon (Countess of Essex), Mark Stone (Lord Mountjoy), Kate Royal (Lady Rich), Jeremy Carpenter (Sir Robert Cecil), Clive Bayley (Sir Walter Raleigh) & Brindley Sherratt (Ballad Singer)
Royal Opera Chorus & Orchestra...
Bullock works assiduously to encompass all the moods of this singularly complex character study, but her vibrato sometimes acquires an edge. Other parts...are finely done, and Paul Daniel paces... — More…
Carlos Álvarez (Rigoletto), Lisette Oropesa (Gilda), Liparit Avetisyan (Il Duca), Ramonza Zaharia (Maddalena), Brindley Sherratt (Sparafucile), Eric Greene (Monterone)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano, Oliver Mears
Vocal and musical standards are high. From the doom-laden opening bars of the prelude onwards, Antonio Pappano’s conducting is masterly, offering one of the best accounts available. Carlos Álvarez... — More…
David Portillo (Tamino), Sofia Fomina (Pamina), Björn Bürger (Papageno), Brindley Sherratt (Sarastro), Caroline Wettergreen (Queen of the Night)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Glyndebourne Chorus, Ryan Wigglesworth
In the first half, André Barbe’s exquisitely drawn and then enlarged interiors magic the eye, and the cut-out guests that people the hotel are a delight. But when we reach the trials in the second... — More…
Burkhard Fritz (Benvenuto Cellini), Maija Kovalevska (Teresa), Laurent Naouri (Fieramosca), Brindley Sherratt (Giacomo Balducci), Mikhail Petrenko (Pope Clemens VII) & Kate Aldrich (Ascanio)
Wiener Philharmoniker & Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Valery Gergiev