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Articles by Sandra Bowdler

Sandra Bowdler
Sandra Bowdler
Erin Helyard © Albert Comper

Telemann and Bach triumphant in Pinchgut Easter concert

By , 09 April 2019
*****
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Stephen Layton © Keith Saunders

A dramatic St John Passion in Hobart

By , 08 April 2019
****1
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Lauren Fagan (Alcina) © Felix Grünschloß

Handel's Alcina in Karlsruhe: a great production with great singing

By , 25 February 2019
****1
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Yang Xu (Elviro), Max Emanuel Cencic (Arsamene) and Franco Fagioli (Serse) © Falk von Traubenberg

Handel's Serse – the Vegas version – in Karlsruhe

By , 16 February 2019
***11
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Vivica Genaux and Erin Helyard © Albert Comper

A box of Baroque tricks: Vivica Genaux and Sydney's Pinchgut wow Melbourne

By , 09 December 2018
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Vivica Genaux (Mandane) and David Hansen (Arbace) © Brett Boardman

Hasse's Artaserse receives its Australian première

By , 01 December 2018
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Stuart Skelton © Guðmundur Ingólfsson

Tristan und Isolde: a fabulous musical night for Perth

By , 18 August 2018
****1
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Emma Pearson (Athalia) and Freddie Shaw (Joas) © Robert Catto

Pinchgut Opera's Athalia in Sydney: fabulous performance marred by directiorial problems

By , 23 June 2018
***11
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Francesca Aspromonte (Alceste) and Ann Hallenberg (Teseo) © Thomas Ziegler

Simply outstanding: Arianna in Creta at the Halle Handel Festival

By , 11 June 2018
*****
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Max Emanuel Cenčić © Anna Hoffmann

Rivals: Max Emanuel Cenčić pits Porpora and Handel against each other in Halle

By , 09 June 2018
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Carolina Lippo (Ifigenia) and Florian Köfler (Filotete) © Herwig Prammer

Handel's pasticcio Oreste in Bernburg at Halle Handel Festival

By , 04 June 2018
***11
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Parnasso in festa © Marcus Lieberenz

Parnasso in festa at the Halle Handel Festival a gorgeous indulgence

By , 30 May 2018
*****
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The female soloists © Thomas Ziegler

Samson is a great treat at the Halle Handel Festival

By , 28 May 2018
****1
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Samuel Mariño (Alessandro) © Anna Kolata

A bizarre Berenice at the Halle Handel Festival

By , 27 May 2018
***11
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Christ Church Cathedral Choir, FestspielOrchester Göttingen and soloists © Alciro Theodoro da Silva

Two quite different works at Göttingen International Handel Festival prove a hit

By , 22 May 2018
****1
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Anja Silja (Wilhelmine von Bayreuth), Pauline Rinvet (Sister) and Kathrin Zukowsk (Brother) © Jean-Marc Turmes

Hasse’s Artaserse in Munich: an unusual pasticcio

By , 17 May 2018
***11
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© Arianna Vendittelli

Alexander Balus in Göttingen: a wonderful performance, even with cuts

By , 15 May 2018
****1
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Kenneth Tarver © Alciro Theodoro da Silva

A stunning Judas Maccabaeus at Göttingen

By , 12 May 2018
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Kim Begley (Polonius) and Allan Clayton (Hamlet) © Tony Lewis

To sing or not to sing: Brett Dean's Hamlet in Adelaide

By , 03 March 2018
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Jean-Efflam Bavouzet © Benjamin Ealovega

L’après-midi d’un pianiste: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet plays Debussy

By , 26 February 2018
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