Glyndebourne: Káťa Kabanová

20 May 2021, 4:50pm, Glyndebourne, UK Glyndebourne Festival Opera Leoš Janáček: Káťa Kabanová (premiere of a new production) Directed by: Damiano Michieletto, music director: Robin Ticciati Cast: Kateřina Kněžíková (Káťa), Katarina Dalayman (Kabanicha), David Butt Philip (Boris), Nicky Spence (Tichon), Alexander Vassiliev (Dikoj), Aigul Akhmetshina (Varvara) and others London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Glyndebourne Chorus Following performances: … Read more

Rusalka at the Metropolitan Opera

Premiered on 2nd February, the historically second production of Dvořák’s Rusalka at the Metropolitan Opera in New York meets with very mixed reactions. The critics cannot seem to agree in their opinion both on Mary Zimmerman’s direction and the singers’ performance. Who gets mostly enthusiastic reactions is the American mezzosoprano Jamie Barton in the role of Ježibaba; some, … Read more