Thoughts on singers' complaints about production - and those complaints making their way into the press.
Links to reviews in Friday's Washington Post of the Washington National Opera's "Hamlet" and the end of John Adams's residency at the National Symphony Orchestra.
Mark J. Estren reviews a 1964 "Idomeneo" released on Glyndeborne's in-house label, featuring a very young unknown Luciano Pavarotti as Idamante.
Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Philharmonic come to Washington.
Joan Reinthaler reviews the Royal String Quartet.
Alfred Thigpen reviews the New Dominion Chorale.
Opera premieres in Europe: "Tamerlano," "Rheingold," and "Etoile" were scheduled to open this weekend in Göttingen, Milan, and Berlin.
A link to an article in today's Washington Post about the Washington National Opera young artists' continued endeavors with stealth opera performances.