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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Geneva, Switzerland

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GenevaSimply Romantic

Dvořák, Brahms
Lucerne Symphony Orchestra; Michael Sanderling; Gautier Capuçon

GenevaMaria Stuarda

Donizetti: Maria Stuarda
Stefano Montanari; Mariame Clément; Grand Théâtre de Genève; Julia Hansen; Ulrik Gad; Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

GenevaChristmas Concert

Haydn, Ligeti, Mozart, Pärt
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Regula Mühlemann; Marie-Claude Chappuis; Valerio Contaldo; Stephan MacLeod

GenevaImpressions de Jazz

Glinka, Ravel, Gershwin, Bernstein, Saint-Saëns
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Alondra de la Parra; Mikhail Pletnev; Daniel Lozakovich

GenevaDance 'til the End

Webern, Schubert
Claire Dassesse; Michiko Yamada; Jarita Ng; Léonard Frey-Maibach

GenevaParsifal

Wagner: Parsifal
Jonathan Nott; Michael Thalheimer; Grand Théâtre de Genève; Henrik Ahr; Michaela Barth; Stefan Bolliger; Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
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Gesualdo lights up La Bâtie in Veyrier

Il Pomo d'Oro and La Compagnia del Madrigale deliver a moving, nuanced performance of Gesualdo madrigals at La Bâtie festival. 
***11
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A fable without morality: Eötvös' Sleepless fascinates and unsettles

Péter Eötvös’ new opera dazzles and dismays in equal measure at the Grand Théâtre de Genève.

****1
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Rage against the machine: Rasche's Elektra grinds down performers

More of a distraction than an enhancement, Ulrich Rasche’s giant steel machine grinds down the performers of this dark Elektra, which ultimately stumbles over its own feet.
***11
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Reality TV Regietheater: a confused Pêcheurs de perles in Geneva

Lotte de Beer's production of Bizet's “exotic” opera par excellence overextends itself and ultimately loses its way. 

***11
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Peeping Tom's Dido and Aeneas overflowing with imagery in Geneva

How can one focus on the music? Purcell’s music is interspersed with contemporary interludes by Atsushi Sakaï in an overly busy staging.  
****1
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A hi-gloss Pelléas et Mélisande falls flat in Geneva

Heroes emerge in adversity, and there are sterling turns from Leigh Melrose as a pugilistic Golaud and from the venerable Arkel of Matthew Best.
**111
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