Monday, 12 November 2007

ENO's new Aida; Sibelius chez Salonen and Elder; Paolo Gavanelli interview on L'elisir d'amore; interview with Claire Rutter and John Hudson; CDs

It's massive update time again:

ENO's new Aida:

Interview with Claire Rutter and John Hudson on ENO's new Aida:

Interview with the great Paolo Gavanelli on Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore:

Hugo's reviews of all four of Salonen's Sibelius concerts at the Barbican:

Mark Elder and the Halle doing Sibelius: The Origin of Fire in Manchester:

Hugo on the completion of Schubert's 'Unfinished':

Agnes on Mark Elder's celebration of the Elgar anniversary with the LPO:

Una-Frances' feature on the Sibelius anniversary:

Patrizia Ciofi in Bellini's La straniera at the RFH for Opera Rara:

ENO's new production of The Coronation of Poppea with Kate Royal:

Cardiff Singer of the world Rosenblatt Song Prize winner Elizabeth Watts in Handel's Semele:

Alex Reedijk, director of Scottish Opera, on the Five:15 project:

The Barbican announces details of their 2008-09 season, including several Handel operas and oratorios, a residency with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and Riccardo Chailly, Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager and much more:

John Eliot Gardiner embarks on his Brahms cycle with the ORR:

Mary reviews two concerts in Edinburgh:

Vivaldi's Atenaide on Naive:

Amanda Roocroft's sensational new CD on Onyx, including Tchaikovsky songs:

DVD review of The Callas Conversations Vol II on EMI:

Lang Lang plays Beethoven's First and Fourth Piano Concertoson Deutsche Grammophon:

Boulez's new recording of Mahler's Eighth:

All these and many more can be found on