Tag Archives: Kiandra Howarth

One-shot saloon: Operalia 2015 a triumph for the ladies

Operalia Competition Royal Opera House, 19th July 2015 Operalia is a curious beast among voice competitions. The heats take place behind closed doors – in this year’s case, deep in the bowels of the Royal Opera House’s very own Nibelheim, … Continue reading

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Betrothal and Betrayal in JPYA’s end of term performance at the Royal Opera

Jette Parker Young Artists’ Summer Performance *** Royal Opera House, 18th July 2015 School’s out for summer and with it the opportunity for the Royal Opera’s Jette Parker Young Artists to showcase their talents in the end of term main … Continue reading

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Grigolo’s Nemorino intoxicates Covent Garden in L’elisir d’amore

Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore *** Royal Opera House, 19th November 2014 The cheap Bordeaux masquerading as Dulcamara’s ‘elixir’ seemed to have an intoxicating effect on more than Nemorino last night. Conductor Daniele Rustioni’s zippy tempi – whilst welcome – weren’t always … Continue reading

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