Thursday, 3 January 2008

Nina Stemme cancels ROH Simon Boccanegra; Kristin Chenoweth sings Cunegonde in ENO Candide; Rake's Progress and Wozzeck DVDs on Opus Arte

Nina Stemme has cancelled her role debut as Amelia Grimaldi in the John Eliot Gardiner-conducted Simon Boccanegra at the ROH in May 2008; Kristin Chenoweth will sing Cunegonde in Candide at ENO in June:

Robert Lepage's production of The Rake's Progress comes to Covent Garden in July; watch it first on DVD with Andrew Kennedy:

Calixto Bieto's production of Wozzeck on DVD:

Preview of London and UK concerts in January 2008:

Kapp Family Orchestral Works on Chandos:

Renee Fleming as Violetta in Decca's DVD of La traviata:

Piano Concerti by Melcer on Hyperion:

Des Knaben Wunderhorn on Hyperion:

Alwyn Piano Works on Naxos:

Herz's piano music on Hyperion:

Handel's Esther, Tamerlano and Acis and Galatea and Bostridge's Great Handel:

La pietra del paragone on Naive:

Volume 2 of Bavouzet's Debussy Piano Collection on Chandos:

The finale of the Adelaide Ring -Götterdämmerung on Melba

The last concert in Gardiner's Bach Cantatas pilgrimage:

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Coming Soon: Gergiev's Mahler, I puritani on DVD with Netrebko, interview with Judith Howart on ENO's Madama Butterfly and much more!