In the battle of the heldentenors, it’s Kaufmann 1, Vogt 0
This tenor’s performance is far from “Vincero”.
It’s easy to sing the praises of Kiri Te Kanawa’s young protégée.
Gergiev’s 21st-century Ring dream team take off in full Valkyrian flight.
The ‘ne plus ultra’ of Verdi birthday boxes.
Hickox knew British choral music like the back of his hand.
Rival sopranos compete for Handelian glory.
A modern-dress Bohème that pleases eye and ear.
World-beating Wagner – faultless recital proves Kaufmann’s one heldentenor to rule them all.
Billy’s overdue Glyndebourne debut well worth the wait.
Lemieux shines her light on the musical Enlightenment.
With Brünnhilde on strike, Wagner reveals true strengths.
Villazón comeback continues with a tribute to Italy’s birthday boy.
Sensuous melodies and rhythms in Baroque fado.
Alaskan coloratura queen thaws 18th-century prima donna.
Twilight of the records: they just don’t make ‘em like this anymore.
A magnificent live production done justice on DVD.
British baritone wades into dark territory for his debut.
Baroque performances as fresh and crisp as a Caesar salad.
One intrepid Australian woman champions the neglected opera of another.