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Lucio Gallo (Michele), Aleksandrs Antonenko (Luigi), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Giorgetta), Alan Oke (Tinca), Jeremy White (Talpa), Irina Mishura (La Frugola), Ji-Min Park (Venditore), Robert Anthony Gardiner (Due Amanti)
a triumph...three wonderfully directed and expertly acted productions. Add in Pappano's impeccable conducting and his valuable introductions to the pieces, and you have a nigh-on ideal Trittico. — More…
Alan Oke (Grimes), Giselle Allen (Ellen), David Kempster (Balstrode), Gaynor Keeble (Auntie), Robert Murray (Bob Boles), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mrs Sedley), Charles Rice (Ned Keene); Britten–Pears Orchestra, Steuart Bedford, Tim Albery (dir.)
In almost all respects the technical side of the operation is a near triumph. Having the singers perform live...to the accompaniment of a pre-recorded orchestra was a gamble but it has paid off... — More…
Simon Keenlyside (Prospero), Audrey Luna (Ariel), Isabel Leonard (Miranda), Alek Shrader (Ferdinand), Alan Oke (Caliban), Toby Spence (Antonio), William Burden (King of Naples), Kevin Burdette (Stefano), Iestyn Davies (Trinculo)
Metropolitan Opera, Thomas Adès
Eva-Maria Westbroek (Anna Nicole), Alan Oke (Old Man Marshall), Gerald Finley (The Lawyer Stern), Susan Bickley (Virgie), Jeremy White (Daddy Hogan), Loré Lixenberg (Cousin Shelley), Peter Hoare (Larry King)
Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano, Richard Jones
a slick satire on the superficiality of American popular culture...Eva-Maria Westbroek gives a gutsy central performance — More…
Sally Matthews (Countess), Vito Priante (Figaro), Audun Iversen (Count), Lydia Teuscher (Susanna), Isabel Leonard (Cherubino), Andrew Shore (Bartolo), Ann Murray (Marcellina), Alan Oke (Don Basilio)
The Glyndebourne Chorus & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Robin Ticciati (conductor)...
Grandage's 2011 Glyndebourne production excels where it matters: in the truthfulness and warmth of these very human characters' interrelationships...Priante is simply the best [Figaro] I've seen...Ticciati,... — More…
Sally Matthews (Konstanze), Edgaras Montvidas (Belmonte), Tobias Kehrer (Osmin), Mari Eriksmoen (Blonde), Brenden Gunnell (Pedrillo) & Franck Saurel (Pasha Selim), Miah Persson (Fiordiligi), Anke Vondung (Dorabella), Ainhoa Garmendia (Despina), Topi Lehtipuu (Ferrando), Luca Pisaroni (Guglielmo),...