Saturday, 23 June 2007

ROH Katya Kabanova; Violeta Urmana interview on Tosca; Madama Butterfly at Scottish Opera; CDs

Another busy week at

Agnes saw Katya Kabanova at the Royal Opera House on Tuesday, in what may be Charles Mackerras' final performance of the piece:

I interviewed Violeta Urmana about singing Tosca at Covent Garden:

Mary reviewed Madama Butterfly in Edinburgh:

I was wowed by one of the latest ROH Heritage recordings - Solti's third production as ROH Music Director, Don Giovanni:

We reported on cast changes in this week's LSO performances of Benvenuto Cellini and ROH Thais:

Shen Yang was crowned Cardiff Singer of the World:

Rosalind Plowright, Stuart Burrows and Emma Kirkby were honoured by the Queen:

I reviewed a peculiar DVD of Sergiu Celibidache conducting Mozart and Schubert:

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