Monday Aug 11
The Straits Times
A little romance for baritone baddie
However, in an upcoming performance with the Singapore Lyric Opera, Lim will be singing a tender aria from Wagner's Tannhauser as Wolfram von Eschenbach, to his love, Elisabeth.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Moved by the intensity
New Zealand bass-baritone Paul Whelan is strolling in New York's Central Park as we talk, across land, water and time-zones.
An opera contest of Wagnerian proportions
The audience voted, the orchestra voted, and the judges also voted. Excitement ran high in McCaw Hall for the third International Wagner Competition, with nine competing singers who have the potential to make careers in one of the most demanding vocal categories of all.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Barenboim unerring in short Tristan at Col n
As part of the Barenboim Festival, the Coln is offering performances of a heavily curtailed concert version of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Anonymous 4 sings the legend of Tristan and Isolde according to David Lang
At the end of last May, Cantaloupe Music released a recording of love fail , a cantata by David Lang first performed with staging at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven on June 29, 2012.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Wall Street Journal
A Weber Work Comes Out of Obscurity
This year's seven-week Bard SummerScape focuses on Franz Schubert, though, as is often the case with this imaginative festival, the staged opera production explores an obscure work by one of the central composer's contemporaries.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Technical glitch, boos mar opening of...
The opening night Friday of the world-famous Bayreuth Festival, the month-long summer opera extravaganza dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner, was halted for nearly an hour due to a technical hitch.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Songbirds take flight in grand final
I catch up with Kathryn Harries, the judge of this year's Lexus Song Quest, when she is about to relinquish an English summer for a winter Downunder.
First Glitches, Then Boos at Opera Festival
Bayreuth's annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner 's "Tannhauser" kicked off.