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Articles by David Karlin

Edem Umerov (Boris) © Natasha Razina | State Academic Mariinsky Theatre

The epitome of Russianness: Boris Godunov at the Mariinsky

By , 22 June 2017
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Sergei Aleksashkin (Ivan) © Natasha Razina | State Academic Mariinsky Theatre

An intoxicating fusion of mystic, sacred and profane: The Enchanted Wanderer at the Mariinsky

By , 20 June 2017
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Anna Netrebko (Adriana) © Valentin Baranovsky | State Academic Mariinsky Theatre

Netrebko takes on Adriana Lecouvreur at the Mariinsky

By , 19 June 2017
****1
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Mariinsky Concert Hall © David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd

Happy 135th birthday, Igor: the Mariinsky celebrate Stravinsky in style

By , 18 June 2017
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Die Dreigroschenoper © Robert Workman

A sardonic tirade: Royal Academy tackles The Threepenny Opera

By , 16 June 2017
***11
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John Tomlinson (Ghost), Allan Clayton (Hamlet) © Richard Hubert Smith

Shakespeare boldly adapted by Brett Dean: Hamlet at Glyndebourne

By , 12 June 2017
****1
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Act I: Joseph Calleja (Cavaradossi), Ekaterina Metlova (Tosca) © Robert Workman

Grange Park Opera's inaugural Tosca

By , 09 June 2017
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Robin Blaze (Human Frailty) in the prologue © Robert Workman

A spellbinding Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria opens the Grange Festival

By , 08 June 2017
*****
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Chopin's Piano © David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd

Postcard from Valldemossa, Majorca

By , 07 June 2017
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Roberto Alagna and Aleksandra Kurzak on stage © White Studios, Mallorca

Luxury voices, luxury surroundings: Alagna and Kurzak at Formentor Sunset Classics

By , 22 May 2017
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Aleksandra Kurzak © Kasia Paskuda

Releasing her childhood drama queen: Aleksandra Kurzak on her new roles

By , 12 May 2017
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Morricone conducting in Amsterdam © Jelmer de Haas

Still writing, still conducting, still winning awards: Ennio Morricone at 88

By , 02 May 2017
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Vilde Frang © Marco Borggreve

Classy Bach playing from Vilde Frang at Kings Place

By , 30 April 2017
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John Adams takes a bow after conducting his opera, ‘Dr Atomic’ © BBC | Mark Allan

Death, destroyer of worlds: John Adams conducts Doctor Atomic at the Barbican

By , 26 April 2017
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Sophie Bevan, Ed Lyon © ROH | Clive Barda

The indiscreet charmlessness of the bourgeoisie: Adès brings The Exterminating Angel to opera

By , 25 April 2017
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Jiří Bělohlávek © Lloyd Smith

After an imperfect start, Dvořák’s Requiem catches fire at the Barbican

By , 14 April 2017
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Jardin de Bagatelle, Paris © Benchaum | Wikimedia commons

Mountains, castles, abbeys: summer music and opera in France

By , 07 April 2017
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Pauline Texier (Églé) © Studio J'adore ce que vous faites

A for effort, but mixed achievement for an ambitious Les fêtes d'Hébé

By , 06 April 2017
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Brygge © David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd

Postcard from Bergen

By , 03 April 2017
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Florence Malgoire, Mahan Esfahani, Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, BRQ Vantaa 2016 © E Kukkonen

Travels in medieval time and space: the 2017 BRQ Vantaa Festival

By , 03 April 2017
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