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  • September Newsletter (9/12/2019) by Flamand - We added many videos in August. There are now more than 7800 videos available via operaonvideo.com. Over 4300 videos are full-length performances! Opera on Video links to videos which are published elsewhere in the Internet. As you are probably aware videos are published and disappear again on the various websites. To find the ones which […]
  • Alcina Salzburg August 8, 2019 – A Review (8/10/2019) by Flamand - Alcina: Cecilia Bartoli Ruggiero: Philippe Jaroussky Morgana: Sandrine Piau Bradamante: Kristina Hammarström Oronte: Christoph Strehl Melisso: Alastair Miles Obert: Sheen Park (Wiener Sängerknabe) Bachchor Salzburg Les Musiciens du Prince-Monaco Stage Director: Damiano Michieletto This staging of Handel’s Alcina was premiered at the 2019 Salzburg Whitsun Festival with the same singers. It was now re-staged for […]
  • Verona – A tale of Romeo and Julia and the two Annas (7/5/2019) by Flamand - Verona – A tale of Romeo and Julia and the two Annas (July 2019) Verona is mainly known for two things: Romeo and Julia and Opera in the Arena of Verona. I went to Verona for the latter: Il Trovatore and Aida in the Arena. Reviews of these later. Arriving in Verona I was struck […]
  • Verdi Nabucco Zürich Opera June 23, 2019 – A Review   (6/24/2019) by Flamand - Verdi Nabucco Zürich Opera June 23, 2019 – A Review  – This review was published by Opera Gazet on June 24, 2019. Nabucco, opera by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera. First performed at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan on 9 March 1842. Premiere of this production at the Opernhaus Zürich on 23 June 2019. Nabucco: Michael Volle […]
  • Wiener Staatsoper 150 Years – a personal hommage (5/27/2019) by Flamand - The Staatsoper (as it is called in Vienna) has been present in my whole life. Already in the 1940s as a small child I was very much aware of the “Haus am Ring”. I knew the half-ruined building on the Ringstrasse and I was aware that it was going to be rebuilt. In the meantime […]
  • High-tech Opera Videos (5/21/2019) by Flamand - Video has evolved with new and better? techniques in recent years. There is now opera on Blu-ray disc even in 4K resolution. The 3D fad has faded but there are still some three dimensional operas available. You need a TV which supports 3D. AIDA from Verona is a classic performance and 3D adds some new […]
  • Massenet Manon Zürich Opera April 7, 2019 – A Review (4/8/2019) by Flamand - This review was published by Opera Gazet on April 8. 2019 Fotos (Foto: T+T Fotografie Toni Suter) Manon, opéra in five acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille, based on the 1731 novel L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the Abbé Prévost. It was first performed at the Opéra-Comique […]
  • Operas with a special place in my heart (2/13/2019) by Flamand - Sure I love all opera and I love some more than others but there are a few operas which occupy a very special place in my heart. Well, you say how can one choose between great masterworks and prefer one over the other? Is La Traviata better than La Boheme? Do you prefer Otello over […]

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