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Rachel Kelly (Hansel) and Susanna Hurrell (Gretel) © Johan Persson
London

ENO and the Open Air Theatre join forces for a lip-smacking Hansel and Gretel

By , 17 June 2019
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Daniel Müller-Schott and the Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra © Ali Guler
Istanbul

Brooding and visceral Tchaikovsky from the Tekfen Philharmonic in Istanbul

By , 17 June 2019
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Vivid Consort © Ali Guler
Istanbul

Wandering through musical and cultural history in Istanbul's Samatya

By , 16 June 2019
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Daniil Trifonov © Dario Acosta
London

From Shostakovich to Berlioz, via the Great American Songbook: LSO and three soloists at the Barbican

By , 16 June 2019
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Roberta Mameli, Helena Rasker, João Fernandes, Maria Ladurner, Roberta Invernizzi, Bruno de Sá © Stefan Gloede | Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci
Potsdam

Polifemo by Bononcini: a Baroque rarity in Potsdam

By , 16 June 2019
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Catherine Foster (Brünnhilde) and dancer © Bálint Hirling, Müpa Budapest
Budapest

A thunderous end to the 2019 Budapest Ring: Götterdammerüng at Müpa

By , 16 June 2019
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Svetlana Aksenova (Militrisa) and Bogdan Volkov (Gvidon) © Forster
Brussels

Listen with Mother: Rimsky-Korsakov's Tsar Saltan as autism parable at La Monnaie

By , 16 June 2019
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Gerhard Siegel (Mime), Stefan Vinke (Siegfried) © Gábor Kotschy, Müpa Budapest
Budapest

Tomasz Konieczny's Wanderer outstanding in a uniformly strong cast: Siegfried in Budapest

By , 15 June 2019
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James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong © Christine Bourgier
Montreal

Back to Bourgie: a memorable Beethoven cycle by James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong

By , 15 June 2019
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Tobias Ringborg © Bill Kean
Glasgow

Amicus Orchestra brings summer sunshine to Glasgow’s West End Festival

By , 15 June 2019
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Yuja Wang and the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg © Ali Guler
Istanbul

Fireworks from Yuja Wang in Turkey

By , 15 June 2019
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Guanqun Yu (Desdemona) and Russell Thomas (Otello) © Bettina Stöß
Berlin

Russell Thomas convinces as Otello at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 14 June 2019
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Elīna Garanča and Yannick Nézet-Séguin © Steve J. Sherman
New York City

Nézet-Séguin and the Met Orchestra offer compelling Mahler and Bruckner

By , 14 June 2019
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Handel's Susanna at the Halle Handel Festival © Stiftung Händel-Haus
Halle

Handel's somewhat rare oratorio Susanna in the Halle Handel Festival

By , 14 June 2019
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Johan Reuter (Wotan), Catherine Foster (Brünnhilde) © Szilvia Csibi, Müpa Budapest
Budapest

Doom-laden debate: Reuter and Schöck turn up the heat in Die Walküre in Budapest

By , 14 June 2019
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Philippe Herreweghe and Collegium Vocale Gent © Rudy Carlier
London

Herreweghe achieves purity and unity in Bach's Mass in B minor

By , 14 June 2019
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Hanna Hipp (Fantasio) © Clive Barda
High Wycombe

Clown court: Offenbach's Fantasio at Garsington

By , 14 June 2019
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Kleines Requiem: Martin ten Kortenaar and Sasha Mukhamedov © Hans Gerritsen
Amsterdam

Arqués fiery Ignite captures the attention at Dutch National Ballet

By , 14 June 2019
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Stamping Ground © Daniel Boud
Sydney

History, presence, and history in the making: Bangarra's 30 years of sixty five thousand

By , 14 June 2019
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Bernard Labadie and the Orchestra of St. Luke's © Adam Stoltman
New York City

The Orchestra of St. Luke’s investigates recycling in Bach’s secular music

By , 13 June 2019
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Carolyn Sampson and The King's Consort © Maria Scheunpflug
Halle

Festkonzert with Carolyn Sampson: Handel's Heroines

By , 13 June 2019
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The Kuss Quartet © Suntory Hall
Tokyo

Kuss Quartet’s Beethoven tour with Paganini-loved instruments

By , 13 June 2019
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Pierre-François Dollé and Caroline Copeland © Kathy Wittman
Boston

Demons and monsters: Rameau at the Boston Early Music Festival

By , 13 June 2019
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Fernando Guimarães (Ulisse) © Brett Boardman
Sydney

The return of Monteverdi: Pinchgut takes on Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

By , 13 June 2019
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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla © Frans Jansen
Birmingham

Bold, dramatic colour in Gražinytė-Tyla's CBSO Mahler 2

By , 13 June 2019
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Christian Franz (Loge) © János Posztós, Müpa Budapest
Budapest

Christian Franz's Loge leads a near-flawless cast in Das Rheingold in Budapest

By , 13 June 2019
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Emmanuel Villaume © Václav Hodina
Prague

Prague Philharmonia finishes with a flourish

By , 12 June 2019
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Daisy Brown (Tytania) © Ali Wright
Market Harborough

Magic from the pit in Nevill Holt Opera’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By , 12 June 2019
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Skylar Brandt in Le Corsaire © Rosalie O’Connor
New York City

Wildly offensive, but wildly entertaining too: ABT's Le Corsaire

By , 11 June 2019
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ATLAS © Mathew Imaging
Los Angeles

Monk's ATLAS a remarkable odyssey in Los Angeles

By , 11 June 2019
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Vasily Petrenko © Svetlana Tarlova
London

“An Heroic Journey” with Kozhukhin, Petrenko and the RPO

By , 11 June 2019
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Karina Gauvin and Le Concert de la loge © Stiftung Händel-Haus
Halle

“Madness” with Karina Gauvin at the Halle Handel Festival

By , 10 June 2019
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Soloists, Gianluca Capuano and Il canto di Orfeo © Marco Borrelli
Salzburg

Caldara's La Morte d’Abel rediscovered at Salzburg Whitsun festival

By , 09 June 2019
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Alice Sara Ott © Esther Haase | Deutsche Grammophon
London

Alice Sara Ott and Scheherazade both weave tales with the London Symphony Orchestra

By , 09 June 2019
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Cecilia Bartoli (Alcina) and Angelika Nieder (Old Alcina) © Salzburg Festival | Matthias Horn
Salzburg

Alcina’s Hotel California: Bartoli mesmerizes in Michieletto’s new Salzburg production

By , 09 June 2019
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Angela Denoke © Johan Persson
London

The tamest nightclub in Berlin: Salonen goes to Weimar

By , 09 June 2019
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Manon Lescaut © Bettina Stöß (2015)
Berlin

Gilbert Deflo’s charming Manon Lescaut brilliantly performed at Deutsche Oper

By , 09 June 2019
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Robert Hayward (Falstaff) © Clive Barda
Alresford

The Grange Festival's Falstaff hits all the right notes

By , 09 June 2019
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Dame Darcey Bussell and Gary Avis in Ashton's Tango from Façade © ROH | Andrej Uspenski
London

“The spirit of Margot” celebrated in The Royal Ballet's Fonteyn gala

By , 08 June 2019
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Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Camerata Bern © Benno Hunziker
Rheinfelden

Disconcerting pleasures with Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Camerata Bern at the Solsberg Festival

By , 08 June 2019
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Roberto Plano © Gregory Wilson
Cleveland

A colorful travelogue from Roberto Plano in Cleveland recital

By , 08 June 2019
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Laquita Mitchell (Bess) and Musa Ngqungwana (Porgy) © Richard Hubert Smith
West Horsley

Polished Porgy: Gershwin triumphs in Surrey

By , 08 June 2019
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Danielle de Niese (Cendrillon) and Kate Lindsey (Prince Charming) © Richard Hubert Smith
Glyndebourne

Cinders on the couch: Freudian Cendrillon at Glyndebourne

By , 08 June 2019
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Anne Sophie Duprels (Amelia) and Matteo Lippi (Gustavo) © Ali Wright
London

Un ballo in maschera showcases Opera Holland Park at its best

By , 08 June 2019
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San Francisco Ballet in Dawson's Anima Animus © Erik Tomasson
London

Pure dance with joyful power: San Francisco Ballet closes Sadler's Wells residency

By , 07 June 2019
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Stephen Doughty © Ulster Orchestra
Belfast

Ulster Hall fills with the sounds of Mendelssohn’s Elijah

By , 07 June 2019
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Manfred Honeck, Christina Landshamer, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Werner Güra, Shenyang © Ed DeArmitt | Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Pittsburgh

Honeck leads Pittsburgh Symphony in an astonishing Beethoven 9

By , 06 June 2019
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Brett Polegato (Rodrigo), Leonardo Capalbo (Carlo) © Robert Workman
West Horsley

Don Carlo at Grange Park Opera: gripping historical drama, powerfully sung

By , 06 June 2019
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Simona Mihai (Countess Almaviva) and Roberto Lorenzi (Figaro) © Clive Barda
Alresford

Matrimonial mayhem: Le nozze di Figaro at The Grange Festival

By , 06 June 2019
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Ed Lyon (Janáček) and Marie Hamard (Zefka) © Jan Versweyveld
London

Janáček's The Diary of One Who Disappeared embellished for the stage by Ivo van Hove

By , 06 June 2019
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