Dutch National Opera Academy 2023 Review: L’Isola Disabitata, Arianna a Naxos & What Price Confidence?

(Photo: DNOA, Amare, Renout Bos) The Hague’s state-of-the-art Amare Arts complex recently hosted the Dutch National Opera Academy’s imaginative triple bill performed by its final-year students of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in partnership with the Royal Conservatoire The Hague. The main opera, Hadyn’s “L’Isola Disabitata,” was preceded by two short works: Krenek’s chamber opera “What Price Confidence?“ and “Arianna a Naxos,” {…}

Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century to Celebrate 40th Anniversary with Mozart Double Bill

The Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century is set to present a unique Mozart double bill as part of its 40th-anniversary celebration. Starting on Oct. 8, 2021, the company will tour “Die Zauberflöte” and “Die Schauspieldirektorin” under the musical direction of Kenneth Montgomery and the direction of Alexander Oliver. “Die Schauspieldirektorin” will be headlined by Roberta Alexander with Ilse Eerens, Anne Sophie {…}