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Yannick Nézet-Séguin © Hans van der Woerd
Philadelphia

Salzburg meets Philadelphia: a disappointing all-Mozart evening

By , 10 October 2019
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Alain Altinoglu © Marco Borggreve
London

Orchestral colour by the container load from Alain Altinoglu and the LSO

By , 10 October 2019
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Yuri Simonov © Ivan Simonov
London

A night of grand gestures from the Moscow Philharmonic and Simonov

By , 10 October 2019
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Lawrence Zazzo (Oberon) and Erin Morley (Tytania) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Vienna

A spirited Midsummer Night’s Dream from Irina Brook and Simone Young at the Wiener Staatsoper

By , 09 October 2019
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Edward Gardner © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Exceptional Nielsen from Edward Gardner and the LPO

By , 09 October 2019
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Manchester

Missing a trick: Manchester Camerata and Sven Helbig tackle Mozart's Gran Partita

By , 09 October 2019
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Christine Goerke (Turandot) © Marty Sohl | Met Opera
New York City

Christine Goerke and The Met Chorus dominate Turandot

By , 09 October 2019
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Angela Brower (Dorabella) and Anett Fritsch (Fiordiligi) © Hans van den Bogaard
Amsterdam

Teenage summer crush in Dutch National Opera's Così fan tutte

By , 08 October 2019
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Valery Gergiev conducts the Mariinsky Orchestra © Luke Toddfrey
London

In Rimsky's Kitezh, Gergiev eventually weaves some Russian magic

By , 08 October 2019
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Turandot Act 2 © Antoni Bofill
Barcelona

Franc Aleu's video brilliance powers a dystopian Turandot at the Liceu

By , 08 October 2019
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Matvey Demin © Matvey Demin
London

Matvey Demin’s stellar UK debut flanked by an invigorated Gergiev

By , 07 October 2019
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New York City Ballet in Merce Cunningham’s Summerspace © Erin Baiano
New York City

NYCB does Cunningham ... and Balanchine

By , 05 October 2019
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Ronald Samm (Olim) © Richard Hubert Smith
London

A shining Silver Lake from English Touring Opera

By , 05 October 2019
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Kazushi Ono © Miyoshi Eisuke
Barcelona

Compelling Respighi and Bartók, disappointing Brahms from Ono and the OBC

By , 05 October 2019
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Maria Mudryak (Violetta) © Francseco Squeglia
Naples

A solid Traviata closes the San Carlo season in Naples

By , 05 October 2019
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Ludovic Morlot, the Hallé and soloists in Manchester © The Hallé.
Manchester

Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette in Manchester

By , 05 October 2019
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House of Time at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church © Oliver Weston
New York City

NYC's House of Time reshapes and reconsiders Bach's organ and string works

By , 05 October 2019
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Robin Adams and Allison Cook in Quartett © Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

Libertine cynicism in music: Francesconi's Quartett at La Scala

By , 05 October 2019
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Matthew Stiff (Osmin) and John-Colyn Gyeantey (Belmonte) © Jane Hobson
London

A sparkling Seraglio from English Touring Opera

By , 04 October 2019
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Dada Masilo (Giselle) © Laurent Philippe
London

Dada Masilo: Giselle retold as a story of lust, indifference and revenge

By , 04 October 2019
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin © Hans van der Woerd
Philadelphia

A walk to remember: Philadelphia Orchestra tackles An Alpine Symphony

By , 04 October 2019
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Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony © Hilary Scott
Boston

Heady potpourri Lee, Shostakovich, Smetana and Yuja Wang at the Boston Symphony

By , 04 October 2019
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Florian Teichtmeister (Papageno) © Monika Rittershaus (February 2019)
Berlin

Yuval Sharon’s pop Zauberflöte at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 04 October 2019
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Daniel Lozakovich © Lev Efimov | DG
Dublin

A star is born: Daniel Lozakovich woos Dublin with stunning Bruch

By , 04 October 2019
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Martin Helmchen © Giorgia Bertazzi
Kansas City

From stars and stripes to spikes in Kansas City

By , 04 October 2019
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Jac van Steen © Simon van Boxtel
Belfast

Noble Elgar 2 from Jac van Steen in Belfast

By , 04 October 2019
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René Pape (Sir John Falstaff) © Monika Rittershaus
Berlin

Stag do: David Bösch's loveless Lustige Weiber at the Staatsoper

By , 03 October 2019
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Thomas Søndergård © Bjarke Johansen
Dundee

RSNO season opens with Vienna’s Golden Age

By , 03 October 2019
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Pelageya Kurennaya (Lolita) © Patrik Borecký
Prague

Lolita in Prague: a bold foray into forbidden love

By , 03 October 2019
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Vladimir Ashkenazy © Keith Saunders
Singapore

Autumnal Schumann and volatile Tchaikovsky from Ashkenazy and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra

By , 03 October 2019
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Tengku Irfan and Robert Spano © Nunnally Rawson
Atlanta

Irfan and Spano collaborate on impressive Bartók in Atlanta

By , 03 October 2019
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Gianandrea Noseda © Steve Sherman
Washington

National Symphony’s Carmina Burana pairs with gentler devotions for an opening concert of contrasts

By , 03 October 2019
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Pierre Doyen (Zurga) and Kévin Amiel (Nadir) © Edoardo Piva | Teatro Regio Torino
Turin

The Pearl Fishers: Turin opens its operatic season

By , 03 October 2019
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Anna Patalong and Benedict Nelson in Miss Julie © BBC | Tom Howard
London

Alwyn's Miss Julie rescued from the operatic desert

By , 03 October 2019
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Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra © Mark Allan | Barbican
London

Tognetti releases the inner impulses of Bach with the Australian Chamber Orchestra

By , 03 October 2019
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Mary Thomas MacKinnon and Company in Lauren Lovette’s The Shaded Line © Erin Baiano
New York City

Fall season's new works fall short at NYCB

By , 02 October 2019
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Nicola Benedetti © Andy Gotts
London

Spring flowers and Alpine peaks: Benedetti, Jurowski and the LPO in Elgar and Strauss

By , 02 October 2019
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Paavi Järvi and the Tonhalle Orchestra © Gaëtan Bally
Zürich

New at the Zurich helm, Paavo Järvi points north

By , 02 October 2019
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Sarah Lamb (Manon) and Vadim Muntagirov (des Grieux) © ROH | Alice Pennefather (2014)
London

MacMillan’s Manon remains as irresistible as ever

By , 02 October 2019
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Yurié Tsugawa in La Fresque © Jean-Claude Carbonne
London

La Fresque: a modern twist on an ancient fairy tale from Ballet Preljocaj

By , 01 October 2019
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin © Hans van der Woerd
Montreal

The Italian Connection: Nézet-Séguin and Orchestre Métropolitain head south

By , 29 September 2019
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Kathryn Lewek (Konstanze) and Matthew J. Williamson (Pasha Selim) © Karli Cadel for Lyric Opera of Kansas City
Kansas City

Tinseltown Mozart in Kansas City

By , 29 September 2019
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Jonathan Biss © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Brusque Beethoven from Jonathan Biss at Wigmore Hall

By , 29 September 2019
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
London

Tale end: a stirring conclusion to the Philharmonia’s sojourn in Weimar-era Berlin

By , 29 September 2019
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Lucie Chartin (Cleopatra) and Maria Sanner (Giulio Cesare) © Alastair Muir
Leeds

Opera North's inventive Giulio Cesare a stirring tribute to Handel

By , 28 September 2019
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Anja Harteros (Desdemona) and Jonas Kaufmann (Otello) © Wilfried Hösl (2018)
Munich

“Esultate!” Otello a musical triumph in Munich

By , 28 September 2019
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Momoko Hirata (Giselle) and César Morales (Albrecht) © Bill Cooper
Birmingham

Traditional to the core: Birmingham Royal Ballet's Giselle returns in a tremendous performance

By , 28 September 2019
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Les Indes galantes at Opéra Bastille, with the dance company Rualité © Little Shao / Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Les Indes galantes: with Alarcón, Rameau conquers the Bastille

By , 28 September 2019
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Ronald Brautigam © Marco Borggreve
London

Catherine wheels of fire and energy from Aurora Orchestra and Collon

By , 28 September 2019
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Michael Mayes (Tonio) © Liza Voll
Boston

Dust off the cobwebs: a rejuvenated Pagliacci from Boston Lyric Opera

By , 28 September 2019
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