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Articles by Sandra Bowdler

Sandra Bowdler
Sandra Bowdler
Stuart Skelton © Guðmundur Ingólfsson

Tristan und Isolde: a fabulous musical night for Perth

By , 18 August 2018
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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
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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
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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
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Samuel Mariño (Alessandro) © Anna Kolata

A bizarre Berenice at the Halle Handel Festival

By , 27 May 2018
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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
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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
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© Arianna Vendittelli

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

By , 15 May 2018
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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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Jordi Savall © Teresa Llordes

Jordi Savall captivates again at Perth Festival

By , 20 February 2018
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Jordi Savall © Alliance Artist Management

From the old world to the New World with Jordi Savall

By , 19 February 2018
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George Frideric Handel, by Thomas Hudson, 1756 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Handel – the top ten of his operas, plus one

By , 05 February 2018
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Jake Arditti (Nero) © Brett Boardman

L'incoronazione di Poppea: cynical production, glorious music from Pinchgut Opera

By , 04 December 2017
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Emmanuel Pahud © Josef Fischnaller

In Perth, a most seductive flute: Emmanuel Pahud and the Australian Chamber Orchestra

By , 06 October 2017
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Jenna Robertson (Manon) © Opera Box

Enjoyable Manon from Opera Box in Perth

By , 03 September 2017
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