Chelsea Opera Group: Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve

This was my first opera concert by Chelsea Opera Group and right away after it I got a ticket for the next performance by then (Rossini Mosè in Egitto next February). That summarizes perfectly my experience. First, it is amazing how a group of enthusiasts can assemble something as good as this performance of Christmas Eve by Rimsky-Korsakov. Second it was really brilliantly picked: a infrequent opera that is still very nice and deserves to be known.

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Mozart & Salieri and Zanetto at the Opera in the city festival

There is a new opera festival in the city named… well… Opera in the city. It description says: will show innovative takes on rarely performed masterpieces as well as new and experimental works. Yesterday we have a take on the former: a couple of operatic masterpieces not commonly set nowadays. The double bill started with Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart & Salieri, you know, the opera based on the same Pushkin’s drama which Amadeus was based on too.

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