DVD Review: Dutch National Opera’s ‘I Pagliacci/Cavalleria Rusticana’

Naxos has recently released the new production of Robert Carsen’s “I Pagliacci/Cavalleria Rusticana,” which opened the 2019/20 season at the Dutch National Opera. It is a new development, as historically it has been Opus Arte which release Amsterdam’s operatic DVDs. Opus Arte always included interesting footage from rehearsals and interviews with the cast and creative team in their DVDs. Naxos {…}

OperaVision Announces October Streams Featuring Lisette Oropesa, Robert Carsen & Toby Spence

OperaVision has announced its October streams. Live productions will begin with the Bayerisches Staatstheater’s “Les Indes galantes” on Oct. 2. The production from 2016, was directed by Belgian choreographer and director Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and stars Lisette Oropesa. Ivor Bolton conducts. Staatstheater Hannover will livestream Handel’s first oratorio “Trionfo” on Oct. 9 conducted by David Bates and directed by Elisabeth {…}