Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Vitalij Kowaljow

Angela Denoke (Judith) and Gerald Finley (Bluebeard) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Off-the-mark Iolanta, but a terrifying Bluebeard at the Met

By , 28 January 2019
****1
Read more
Dolora Zajick (Amneris) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera (2009)
New York City

Amneris is the star of the Met's Aida revival

By , 07 January 2019
***11
Read more
Krassimira Stoyanova (Aida), Fabio Sartori (Radamès) and George Gagnidze (Amonasro) © Brescia & Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

A guilty pleasure: Zeffirelli's Aida at La Scala

By , 23 May 2018
****1
Read more
Gerhard Siegel (Mime) and Andreas Schager (Siegfried) © Klaus Gigga
Dresden

Christian Thielemann's Staatskapelle Dresden excels in Siegfried

By , 01 February 2018
****1
Read more
Vitalij Kowaljow (Wotan) and Petra Lang (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga
Dresden

Valkyries scramble over theatre seats as Semperoper Dresden's Ring advances

By , 30 January 2018
***11
Read more
Albert Dohmen (Alberich) © Klaus Gigga
Dresden

All hands on Decker for Das Rheingold in Dresden

By , 29 January 2018
***11
Read more
Eva-Maria Westbroek (Leonora) James Creswell (Il marchese di Calatrava) and the DNO Chorus © Monika Rittershaus
Amsterdam

Solid La forza del destino opens Dutch National Opera season

By , 09 September 2017
***11
Read more
Anna Pirozzi (Lady Macbeth) and Dalibor Jenis (Macbeth) © Teatro Regio Torino | Ramella & Giannese
Turin

From Scotland to Sicily: Macbeth in the deep south in Emma Dante's staging in Turin

By , 21 June 2017
****1
Read more
Vitalij Kowaljow © Sussie Ahlburg
Edinburgh

Mariinsky Rheingold a promising start to Edinburgh Festival’s concert Ring

By , 15 August 2016
****1
Read more
Jonas Kaufmann (Alvaro) and Anja Harteros (Leonora) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

An anti-clerical Forza del destino in Munich

By , 07 May 2015
****1
Read more
Scott Hendricks as Macbeth, Amarilli Nizza as Lady Macbeth © Bernd Uhlig
Amsterdam

Worthy Thane: Scott Hendricks is memorably maniacal in Dutch National Opera’s Macbeth

By , 03 April 2015
***11
Read more
Zürich

Dreadful duplicity, misguided ardour: Luisa Miller in Zurich

By , 16 December 2014
***11
Read more
Munich

'Dream pair' of Harteros and Kaufmann shines in Munich revival of La forza del destino

By , 28 July 2014
****1
Read more
San Francisco

Luisotti Conducts a Landmark Performance of Verdi's Requiem in San Francisco

By , 25 October 2013
*****
Read more
Berlin

Deutsche Oper Berlin's Nabucco stirs the spirits and awakens the mind

By , 08 September 2013
****1
Read more
London

The chorus takes the honours in the Royal Opera's Nabucco

By , 30 March 2013
****1
Read more
London

Power and control in the Royal Opera's Aida

By , 30 March 2011
*****
Read more
London

Gounod's Roméo et Juliette at Covent Garden

By , 26 October 2010
**111
Read more
Mikhail Petrenko (Boris Godounov) et Marina Viotti (Fiodor) © GTG / Carole Parodi
Geneva

À Genève, Boris Godounov en or massif

By , 03 November 2018
*****
Read more
Tugan Sokhiev © Patrice Nin
Toulouse

Splendide Requiem à la Halle aux Grains

By , 08 June 2018
****1
Read more
© Alain Hanel
Monte-Carlo

Simon Boccanegra d’exception à Monaco

By , 05 March 2017
****1
Read more
Leo Nucci © Alain Hanel
Monte-Carlo

Un Nabucco tout droit sorti du musée de l'Opéra à Monte-Carlo

By , 13 November 2016
***11
Read more
Serafin (Lady Macbeth) y Tézier (Macbeth) en una preciosa producción dominada por el blanco y negro © A. Bofill | Gran Teatre del Liceu
Barcelona

Tanti auguri, Verdi! Macbeth en el Liceu de Barcelona

By , 10 October 2016
****1
Read more
Tugan Sokhiev © Patrice Nin
Orange

Un Requiem profané aux Chorégies

By , 16 July 2016
**111
Read more
Csilla Boross (Leonora) et Paolo Arrivabeni (direction musicale) © GTG - Magali Dougados
Geneva

Maledizione, Maledizione à ceux qui n’auront pas entendu la Force du Destin au Victoria Hall de Genève !

By , 01 February 2016
*****
Read more
Martina Serafin, en el centro de la escena, y el Coro del Gran Teatre del Liceu © Antoni Bofill | Gran Teatre del Liceu
Barcelona

La hora de los valientes: Serafin y Maestri lideran Nabucco en Barcelona

By , 07 October 2015
****1
Read more
Geneva

Eugène Onéguine au Grand Théâtre de Genève

By , 09 October 2014
****1
Read more