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Articles by David Karlin

David Karlin
David Karlin
Pavel Kolesnikov © Eva Vermandel

A quiet Siberian: Pavel Kolesnikov entrances the Queen Elizabeth Hall

By , 16 January 2019
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Vladimir Stoyanov (Yeletsky / Tchaikovsky) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore

A tale of many Tchaikovskys: Herheim's The Queen of Spades at the Royal Opera

By , 14 January 2019
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Hanna Hipp (Hänsel), Jennifer Davis (Gretel) © ROH | Clive Barda

A classic fairytale executed with style: Hänsel und Gretel at the Royal Opera

By , 14 December 2018
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Ildar Abdrazakov (Attila) © Teatro alla Scala | Brescia e Amisano

She came, she saw, she conquered: Saoia Hernández wins La Scala hearts in a conservative Attila

By , 08 December 2018
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Barrie Kosky © Jan Windszus

The future of opera in a world of technology: Barrie Kosky

By , 05 December 2018
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Das Rheingold, with giant heads of Fasolt and Fafner © Zsófia Pályi, Müpa Budapest

To a Wagner virgin: why you should see your first Ring in Budapest

By , 04 December 2018
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Ray Chen © John Mac

Ray Chen entertains in an uneven night for the Orozco-Estrada and the LPO

By , 01 December 2018
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Barrie Kosky © Jan Windszus

Crafting magic on the opera stage: Barrie Kosky

By , 30 November 2018
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Reinoud Van Mechelen (Hippolyte), Anna Prohaska (Aricie), Staatsopernchor © Karl and Monika Forster

Too many mirrors spoil the Staatsoper Berlin's Hippolyte et Aricie

By , 26 November 2018
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Allan Clayton (Candide) © Monika Rittershaus

Voltaire à la Kosky: a magical Candide at Komische Oper

By , 25 November 2018
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Dame Sarah Connolly © Jan Capinski

Berlin remembers World War 1 with Beethoven's Missa solemnis

By , 24 November 2018
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Elisabeth Leonskaja © Julia Wesely

Vienna comes to Berlin: Leonskaja's Schubert thrills the Pierre Boulez Saal

By , 23 November 2018
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Altes Rathaus © David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd

A shining concert hall in a surprising city: visiting Bamberg

By , 12 November 2018
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Jakub Hrůša and the Bamberg Symphony © Andreas Herzau

From the frozen North to autumnal Bohemia: the Bamberg Symphony tackle Abrahamsen and Brahms

By , 02 November 2018
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Nicole Cabell (Bess), Eric Greene (Porgy) © Tristram Kenton

With John Wilson, Gershwin's music is the winner at ENO's Porgy and Bess

By , 12 October 2018
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Andris Nelsons conducts the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester © Southbank Centre | Mark Allan

Mahler power, trumpet power: the Gewandhausorchester in London

By , 09 October 2018
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Stephen Milling (Hagen) © ROH 2018 | Bill Cooper

Milling’s powerful Hagen drives a dramatic Royal Opera Götterdämmerung

By , 02 October 2018
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Stefan Vinke (Siegfried), Gerhard Siegel (Mime) © ROH 2018 | Bill Cooper

A fantastic tale, an outstanding cast: Siegfried at the Royal Opera

By , 30 September 2018
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Lisette Oropesa (Marguerite de Valois) © Opéra de Paris | Agathe Poupeney

Lisette Oropesa conquers Paris in Les Huguenots

By , 29 September 2018
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Stuart Skelton (Siegmund) © ROH | Bill Cooper

Skelton and Anger set the scene for Stemme in Covent Garden's superb Walküre

By , 27 September 2018
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