Paulo Montoya

Recent articles by Paulo Montoya

Musical Briefing: Concert Etiquette

When to clap, why to clap, when to boo, what to do if you can’t stop coughing... We answer some of the most common questions.

"My finest recording" – 16 opera stars pick their best disc

Kiri Te Kanawa, Mirella Freni, Ben Heppner and more reminisce about their most cherished albums.

DONIZETTI: Lucia di Lammermoor (Natalie Dessay; Piotr Beczala; Mariinsky Orch and Chorus/Gergiev)

Scattered successes: This Lucia has its high and low points.

BEETHOVEN: Fidelio (Jonas Kaufmann; Nina Stemme; Arnold Schoenberg Choir; Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Abbado)

A mixed account: there's good and bad in this Fidelio.

The Top Ten Opera Films

Our pick of the top ten opera films of all time – from Zeffirelli to Bergman.

Live Review: Cecilia Bartoli's Sacrificium in concert

Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano
Sergio Ciomei, piano
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
March 15, 2011
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