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Bregenz

Thomas Larcher's The Hunting Gun receives world première at the Bregenz Festival

By , 15 August 2018
****1
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Pesaro

Adina in Wonderland: Lisette Oropesa shines in Pesaro

By , 15 August 2018
***11
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Pesaro

Ricciardo e Zoraide: Orientalism at the Rossini Opera Festival

By , 14 August 2018
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Salzburg

Sacrifice to passion: L’incoronazione di Poppea in Salzburg

By , 12 August 2018
****1
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London

Prom 38: Superlative playing from the John Wilson Orchestra in West Side Story

By , 11 August 2018
***11
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Seattle

Seattle Opera's Porgy and Bess is a vocal and dramatic stunner

By , 11 August 2018
****1
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Sydney

A giggle a minute: Il turco in Italia in Sydney

By , 10 August 2018
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Salzburg

Jansons and the Vienna Phil trump Neuenfels' tame Pique Dame in Salzburg

By , 10 August 2018
***11
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Salzburg

On the rocks: Castellucci delivers an ice-cold Salome in Salzburg

By , 09 August 2018
****1
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Salzburg

Camels and comic capers in Algiers: Cecilia Bartoli stars in a frothy Italiana at the Salzburg Festival

By , 08 August 2018
*****
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Edinburgh

A heroic performance of Siegfried at the Edinburgh International Festival

By , 08 August 2018
****1
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Purchase

Will Crutchfield and his Teatro Nuovo shed new light on bel canto’s beginnings

By , 05 August 2018
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Glyndebourne

Barber's Vanessa at Glyndebourne: repression in a cold climate

By , 05 August 2018
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Edinburgh

Tales from the Stave: Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Edinburgh Festival

By , 05 August 2018
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Adelaide

A Meistersinger Act 3 to celebrate a State Opera Wagner anniversary

By , 04 August 2018
****1
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Drottningholm

Pigmalion: French Baroque meets modern dance at Drottningholm

By , 31 July 2018
***11
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Martina Franca

Vaccai's Giulietta e Romeo resuscitated in Martina Franca

By , 31 July 2018
****1
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Martina Franca

Who are the champions? Rinaldo given a rock makeover in Martina Franca

By , 29 July 2018
***11
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Annandale-on-Hudson

The Demon: Leon Botstein sheds light on another neglected opera at Bard

By , 27 July 2018
***11
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Paisley

Pagliacci comes to Paisley’s operatic Big Top

By , 26 July 2018
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Blandford Forum

Sins of the fathers: Le Cid at Dorset Opera Festival

By , 26 July 2018
****1
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Blandford Forum

A girl next door: La bohème at Dorset Opera Festival

By , 25 July 2018
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Munich

Reality and fantasy in a new production of Orlando Paladino in Munich

By , 25 July 2018
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Macerata

Svoboda’s “Traviata of the Mirrors” returns to Macerata

By , 22 July 2018
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Macerata

Michieletto's L'elisir d'amore finds its ideal setting at the Macerata Festival

By , 21 July 2018
*****
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Cincinnati

Pink Floyd as opera: Another Brick in the Wall receives US première at Cincinnati Opera

By , 21 July 2018
***11
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Cooperstown

Eric Owens’ Forester the highlight of Glimmerglass' Cunning Little Vixen

By , 21 July 2018
***11
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Macerata

Graham Vick's new Magic Flute opens the Macerata Opera Festival

By , 20 July 2018
***11
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Oxford

Une princesse inconnue: Isouard's Cendrillon from Bampton Classical Opera

By , 20 July 2018
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Glyndebourne

Everybody loves David: Handel’s Saul at Glyndebourne

By , 19 July 2018
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Sydney

Digitally Aida’d: A new production at Opera Australia

By , 18 July 2018
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London

Donizetti's L'Ange de Nisida shines at its belated world première

By , 18 July 2018
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London

Ariadne aus Glasgow: Strauss’ opera gets a few twists at Opera Holland Park

By , 17 July 2018
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London

Prom 5: Glyndebourne's baffling Pélleas et Mélisande arrives at the Proms

By , 17 July 2018
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Ravenna

Riccardo Muti conducts a majestic Macbeth in Ravenna

By , 15 July 2018
*****
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Los Angeles

Dudamel serves up Otello at the Hollywood Bowl

By , 15 July 2018
***11
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Lenox

Nelsons sheds light on Puccini's canvas in a concert performance of La bohème at Tanglewood

By , 14 July 2018
****1
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London

Mascagni's Isabeau at Opera Holland Park

By , 14 July 2018
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Munich

Kirill Petrenko and a luxury cast grace Il trittico in Munich

By , 14 July 2018
*****
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Naples

A solid, dramatic staging for Rigoletto in Naples

By , 14 July 2018
****1
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Berlin

Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo: Jürgen Flimm's farewell to the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 13 July 2018
***11
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Moreton-in-Marsh

A game of two halves: Ariadne auf Naxos at Longborough

By , 13 July 2018
****1
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Naples

Tosca finally set in its own time and place at the Teatro San Carlo

By , 12 July 2018
***11
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Berlin

Pelléas et Mélisande: Kosky's sleep-talking, nightmare at Komische Oper

By , 12 July 2018
*****
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Savonlinna

Satan, sex, blood and redemption: Faust in Finland

By , 11 July 2018
****1
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Berlin

Penetrating Schreker’s kaleidoscopic score: Die Gezeichneten in Berlin

By , 11 July 2018
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London

Sir John in Love: the fat knight returns to Covent Garden

By , 10 July 2018
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Savonlinna

Staging, spectacle, singing: three-card trick at Savonlinna's new Queen of Spades

By , 10 July 2018
****1
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Savonlinna

Butterfly's castle: Puccini soars at Savonlinna

By , 09 July 2018
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Buxton

Monsters of the mind: Idomeneo at the Buxton Festival

By , 08 July 2018
***11
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