Cardiff, 13/07/2010
imagen El verdadero arte alemán

Welsh National Opera. Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Munich. Teatro Real Nacional, 21 de junio de 1868), libreto y música de R. Wagner. Puesta en escena: Richard Jone... [...]

Londres, 05/08/2009
imagen Rising temperatures in Covent Garden

The Royal Opera season usually goes out with a bang. In contrast with the House’s often understated opening in September (sometimes simply a concert performance of a not very well known opera), in Jun... [...]

Londres, 24/04/2009
imagen Text messaging to gather crowds

Elaine Padmore has had a dream career for someone passionate about music. She has been a performer (both a pianist and singer), an editor at Oxford University Press, a radio broadcaster, director of o... [...]

Múnich, 21/08/2008
imagen El defecto del exceso

Ópera del Estado de Baviera. Teatro Nacional. Doctor Fausto, ópera (“Poema para música en dos preludios, un entreacto y tres cuadros principales”) con música y libreto de Ferruccio Busoni. Dirección e... [...]

Madrid, 16/03/2007
imagen Portugal was a kind of ‘tabula rasa’ concerning contemporary music meets the German conductor Peter Rundel (Friedrichshafen, 1958) in his dressing-room in the Casa da Música auditorium, 45 minutes before Remix Ensemble’s concert with works by Edgar V... [...]

Madrid, 22/12/2006
imagen ‘Composing is always the way of finding yourself’

Mundoclá meets Johannes Kalitzke in his dressing-room in the new Casa da Música auditorium of Porto (Portugal), a wonderful building by Rem Koolhaas, in which we listened tonight a fantastic c... [...]

Madrid, 19/05/2006
imagen Red Priest Interview: "A classical music concert is often very dull to watch, even though it may be wonder"

Red Priest is a baroque quartet with a difference: they present a very visual performance in addition to a lively musical impact. The Old Music Festival in Barcelona, close to its 30th birthday, is co... [...]

Madrid, 12/05/2006
imagen Rudolf Kempe. An appreciation by Heather Harper

In the sixties I worked very often with Rudolf Kempe as he was the Music Director of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, but I had never sang opera with him. So when a communication arrived from Wieland... [...]

Madrid, 28/03/2006
Ludwig van Very Best

The very best of Beethoven. Ludwig van Beethoven: Sinfonía nº 5 en Do menor op. 67, allegro con brio (London Classical Players; Roger Norrington); Für Elise, bagatela en La menor WoO 59 (François-René... [...]