Category Archives: Opera

La Boheme film

This film adaptation is outstanding and excellently cast with the great Rolando Villazon and the beautiful Anna Netrebko. Quite possibly Puccini’s greatest opera – La Boheme. It is also one of my favourite operas, for the musical quality is quite grand and memorable. Songs like “Quando M’en Vo” “Mi Chiamano Mimi” and others stand out as exceptionally great… Read on

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Der Rosenkavalier

I recently saw this opera at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Whilst the production was lavish and visually stunning, the music was not at all as good as I had been led to believe it was. I personally am no fan of Wagner – not as a person nor as a composer – and this is… Read on

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