Cher Public

Libertine and justice for all

The well-reviewed revival of Don Giovanni from the Royal Opera House will be livecast in a couple of hours, at 2:00 PM EDT to be exact. Video player after the jump.   Read more »

Summer night

The dream cast put together for this second revival of Kasper Holten’s Don Giovanni production shines at the Royal Opera House, even if Marc Minkowski‘s musical direction didn’t match the otherwise high standards of the night.  Read more »

She asks me why I’m just a hairy guy

The Royal Opera House’s production of La bohéme (featuring Matthew Polenzani as Rodolfo) goes live on YouTube at 2:15 this afternoon.  Read more »

Perfect is the enemy of the good

So I just got out of the Lohengrin prima at the ROH and I’m itching to share my thoughts.

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Lessons in love and abundance

Not one but two fascinating live video streams this afternoon, cher public!

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Lady first

This revival of Phyllida Lloyd’s 2002 Macbeth production was probably the most anticipated event of the Royal Opera House 2017/2018 season, due mostly to Anna Netrebko’s return to Covent Garden after a three-year absence.

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Girl, next door

Writing an opera for kids based on Neil Gaiman‘s successful children’s novel Coraline must have been a double challenge for Rory Mullarkey and Mark-Anthony Turnage

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Queen of the damned

Semiramide—a better opera than this dude expected!”

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