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Alresford

John Copley directs a peach of an Albert Herring for Grange Festival

By , 25 June 2017
****1
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Glyndebourne

Keep calm and carry on singing: love and art overcome wartime adversity in Glyndebourne’s Ariadne

By , 25 June 2017
****1
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Berlin

Wim Wenders successful dive into opera: Les Pêcheurs de perles at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 24 June 2017
****1
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Moreton-in-Marsh

Impressive singing in Longborough Fidelio

By , 24 June 2017
***11
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Snape

Opera North sails in to the Aldeburgh Festival with a buoyant revival of Billy Budd

By , 24 June 2017
*****
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Valencia

Rossini triumphant: Daniela Barcellona heads a stylish and emotional Tancredi in Valencia

By , 23 June 2017
*****
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Vienna

Rossini's The Touchstone triumphs at Wolf Trap

By , 23 June 2017
****1
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Auckland

Ridding Carmen of cliches in Auckland

By , 22 June 2017
*****
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London

A bronze-toned lion of Venice: Kaufmann debuts as Otello at Covent Garden

By , 21 June 2017
****1
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Turin

From Scotland to Sicily: Macbeth in the deep south in Emma Dante's staging in Turin

By , 21 June 2017
****1
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Ghent

Rewriting Rimsky: Daniel Kramer directs a dismal Sadko in Ghent

By , 20 June 2017
**111
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New York City

A noisy rendition of The Guilty Mother: Milhaud in New York

By , 20 June 2017
*1111
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St Petersburg

The epitome of Russianness: Boris Godunov at the Mariinsky

By , 20 June 2017
***11
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Barcelona

Don Giovanni: Into the abyss at the Liceu

By , 19 June 2017
****1
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St Petersburg

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

By , 19 June 2017
*****
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High Wycombe

Light and shade: Garsington Opera’s Pelléas et Mélisande at Wormsley

By , 18 June 2017
****1
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St Petersburg

Netrebko takes on Adriana Lecouvreur at the Mariinsky

By , 18 June 2017
****1
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Leipzig

Elisabet Strid makes an outstanding debut in new production of Salome in Leipzig

By , 17 June 2017
****1
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Milan

Strehler's dreamy Die Entführung aus dem Serail returns to La Scala

By , 17 June 2017
****1
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Boston

Snap, crackle and popping Pergolesi: Boston Early Music Festival presents La serva padrona and Livietta e Tracollo

By , 17 June 2017
*****
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Alresford

A striking Carmen at Grange Festival

By , 15 June 2017
*****
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Sydney

Disconnected dégustation: Pinchgut Opera's Anacréon and Pigmalion

By , 15 June 2017
***11
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London

A sardonic tirade: Royal Academy tackles The Threepenny Opera

By , 15 June 2017
***11
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Prague

Wolfgang Wagner's swansong: Lohengrin in Prague

By , 14 June 2017
****1
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London

Ekaterina Bakanova a touchingly fragile Violetta in Covent Garden Traviata

By , 14 June 2017
***11
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Berlin

Cold discomfort: Andrea Breth's uncompromising Kát'a Kabanová at the Staatsoper

By , 14 June 2017
****1
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Rome

Grace and delirium: Michieletto's Il viaggio a Reims lands in Rome

By , 14 June 2017
****1
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Basel

Love finds a balm for pain: Handel’s Alcina in Basel

By , 13 June 2017
***11
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West Horsley

Natalya Romaniw leads an emotionally gripping Jenůfa for Grange Park Opera

By , 11 June 2017
****1
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Boston

Campra capers: Le Carnaval de Venise at The Boston Early Music Festival

By , 11 June 2017
****1
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Oslo

A web of white packing tape: Calixto Bieito’s Tosca in Oslo

By , 11 June 2017
***11
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Snape

A silvery Dream lost among the shadows: Britten at the Aldeburgh Festival

By , 11 June 2017
****1
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Glyndebourne

Shakespeare boldly adapted by Brett Dean: Hamlet at Glyndebourne

By , 11 June 2017
****1
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Paris

For whom the bell tolls: Saint-Saëns' Le Timbre d'argent chimes again at the Opéra Comique

By , 09 June 2017
***11
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Amsterdam

Beautiful role debut for Malin Byström in Amsterdam Salome

By , 09 June 2017
****1
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London

A moving tribute in Charlie Parker’s Yardbird

By , 09 June 2017
****1
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Moreton-in-Marsh

A Flesh & Blood Tristan at Longborough

By , 08 June 2017
****1
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Paris

Lemoyne's Phèdre: intense mythological drama at the Bouffes du Nord

By , 08 June 2017
****1
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West Horsley

Grange Park Opera's inaugural Tosca

By , 08 June 2017
***11
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Paris

Halévy's La Reine de Chypre claims three tenor victims in Paris

By , 07 June 2017
***11
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Alresford

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

By , 07 June 2017
*****
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Zürich

Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera in Zurich: a danse macabre of pallid beauty

By , 07 June 2017
****1
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London

Sensitive negotiations: Handel's Radamisto, Guildhall

By , 05 June 2017
***11
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Cardiff

Sumptuous performances from WNO in Der Rosenkavalier

By , 04 June 2017
****1
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San Francisco

Mozart's genius shines clearly in San Francisco Opera's darkly comic production of Don Giovanni

By , 04 June 2017
****1
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Amsterdam

Immersive Monteverdi: Vespers in 360-degree surround

By , 04 June 2017
*****
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Salzburg

Cecilia Bartoli debuts La donna del lago at the Whitsun Salzburg Festival

By , 04 June 2017
**111
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High Wycombe

Le nozze di Figaro at Garsington

By , 04 June 2017
****1
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London

Don Giovanni all at sea at Opera Holland Park

By , 03 June 2017
**111
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Seattle

Morlot in his element for L’Enfant et les sortilèges

By , 03 June 2017
****1
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