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Articles by John Johnston

John Johnston
John Johnston

Der fliegende Holländer: an exhilarating storm-tossed evening in the Cotswolds

By , 14 June 2018
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A classically elegant Così fan tutte for a balmy summer evening at Holland Park

By , 01 June 2018
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Periwigs and a plane tree: Baroque bawdiness at Komische Oper Berlin

By , 18 February 2018
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Words or music? Collaboration or resistance? A new Capriccio in Frankfurt

By , 25 January 2018
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Nostalgia and neurosis as Die tote Stadt returns to the Semperoper after nearly a century

By , 23 January 2018
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Marek Janowski returns to Weber’s Euryanthe in Dresden after 44 years

By , 21 January 2018
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Affirmative end to Sakari Oramo's BBCSO Sibelius cycle

By , 07 January 2018
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Big city alienation and love in the LSO's Bernstein 100 season

By , 17 December 2017
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Baroque intimacy and imperial splendour in the LPO's traversal of the four seasons

By , 25 November 2017
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Menotti's fiercely topical The Consul delivers an emotional protest at Guildhall School

By , 31 October 2017
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Miracle in a wasteland: Das Wunder der Heliane returns to Flanders

By , 02 October 2017
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The End of Time and a UK première from the LPO and Vladimir Jurowski

By , 28 September 2017
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PCM6: A voyage of discovery in Christiane Karg's Prom debut

By , 21 August 2017
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Prom 30: Innovation, fantasy and Old Testament excess from Bournemouth

By , 09 August 2017
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Myth, polkas and folksong to celebrate 100 years of Finnish Independence

By , 02 August 2017
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Tragic dignity and pathos from José Cura as Otello in Liège

By , 30 June 2017
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Elisabet Strid makes an outstanding debut in new production of Salome in Leipzig

By , 18 June 2017
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Wolfgang Wagner's swansong: Lohengrin in Prague

By , 16 June 2017
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Ragnarök: the long twilight of the Stockholm Ring

By , 31 May 2017
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Siegfried as Swedish Midsummer Vigil in the Stockholm Ring

By , 29 May 2017
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