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Munich

Cavalli's La Calisto returns to Munich in Alden’s psychedelic staging

By , 02 April 2018
****1
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New York City

Superb Yoncheva and Beczała in The Met's Luisa Miller, anchored by Domingo

By , 02 April 2018
*****
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New York City

Guanqun Yu's Liù the shining star of Turandot at The Met

By , 31 March 2018
***11
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Mannheim

An unforgettable Good Friday Parsifal in Mannheim's historic production

By , 30 March 2018
*****
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London

Entertaining but not entrancing: Royal Opera ventures into fantasy with Turnage's Coraline

By , 29 March 2018
***11
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London

Lust and labyrinths: The Marriage of Figaro at English National Opera

By , 29 March 2018
****1
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Berlin

A study in contrasts: Barrie Kosky's compelling Onegin returns to the Komische Oper

By , 29 March 2018
****1
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New York City

A Rosenkavalier of masterly élan from Kirill Petrenko and the Bayerische Staatsoper at Carnegie Hall

By , 29 March 2018
****1
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Valencia

Byron writes himself the lead role in Verdi's Il corsaro in Valencia

By , 28 March 2018
***11
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New York City

A remarkable, long-overdue debut at Carnegie Hall: Kirill Petrenko and the Bayerisches Staatsorchester

By , 28 March 2018
*****
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Modena

La Gioconda in Modena: a popularly acclaimed, small-town grand opera

By , 25 March 2018
***11
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Berlin

Falstaff at the Festtage: Verdi's masterpiece in a new production at the Berlin Staatsoper

By , 25 March 2018
****1
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New York City

Bicket and The English Concert leave Carnegie Hall thrilled

By , 25 March 2018
*****
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London

Netrebko and Lučić in Macbeth: a Covent Garden masterclass in operatic villainy

By , 25 March 2018
****1
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Baden Baden

Nothing false about La finta giardiniera in Baden-Baden

By , 25 March 2018
****1
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Glasgow

Scottish Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos is witty and passionate

By , 24 March 2018
****1
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Baden Baden

Dieter Dorn’s Parsifal in Baden-Baden brings the full Monty to Monsalvat

By , 24 March 2018
***11
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Auckland

Disappointing Candide in Auckland

By , 23 March 2018
**111
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Sydney

Boho chic: Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour returns

By , 23 March 2018
****1
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Chicago

Paranoia and duplicity in Lyric Opera of Chicago's Fellow Travelers

By , 23 March 2018
****1
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Amsterdam

Dutch National Opera successfully resurrects La morte d’Orfeo

By , 23 March 2018
****1
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Berlin

A boisterous romp in Offenbach's Bluebeard at the Komische Oper Berlin

By , 23 March 2018
***11
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Amsterdam

Trouble in Tahiti and Clemency make an intriguing Dutch National double bill

By , 22 March 2018
***11
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New York City

Lots of fun, but little regard for Mozart and da Ponte in the Met's Così

By , 20 March 2018
***11
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Sydney

Enter the madman: Massenet’s Don Quichotte in Sydney

By , 19 March 2018
***11
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Boston

A muffled scream in the night: The Threepenny Opera at Boston Lyric Opera

By , 18 March 2018
***11
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Chicago

Méphistophélès, master puppeteer: a new Faust at Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 18 March 2018
****1
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Madrid

Handel’s Ariodante comes from Vienna to Madrid

By , 18 March 2018
***11
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Lyon

Darkness and grandeur in Christophe Honoré's staging of Don Carlos for Opéra de Lyon

By , 17 March 2018
****1
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London

More croce than delizia: Daniel Kramer’s new Traviata offers entertainment but little heart

By , 16 March 2018
**111
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Lyon

Macbeth, Thane of Wall Street: Lyon's Verdi Festival launches with “the Scottish opera”

By , 16 March 2018
***11
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Cologne

A conceptually bold Manon at Oper Köln

By , 15 March 2018
****1
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Naples

From darkness to light for Rossini's Mosè in Egitto in Naples

By , 15 March 2018
****1
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Hong Kong

Luminous performances lift heavy-metal staging of Pelléas et Mélisande

By , 15 March 2018
****1
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Amsterdam

Musically superlative Das Floß der Medusa at Dutch National Opera

By , 13 March 2018
****1
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Turin

Turin's Orpheus does not ascend to Heaven

By , 13 March 2018
**111
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London

Dove's Flight takes off superbly to launch Royal Academy's new theatre

By , 12 March 2018
*****
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Stockholm

Royal Swedish Opera salutes Malin Byström’s thrilling performance as Fedora

By , 10 March 2018
****1
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Madrid

A tale of two princesses: a dusty Aida revived at the Teatro Real

By , 10 March 2018
***11
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Los Angeles

Lots of Gluck: LA Opera’s Orphée et Eurydice

By , 10 March 2018
***11
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Bergen

The Flying Dutchman sails into Bergen

By , 10 March 2018
****1
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Barcelona

Great success for Radvanovsky and Álvarez at Kaufmann's night: Andrea Chénier at the Liceu

By , 09 March 2018
****1
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Berlin

The silvery light of the moon: Neuenfels' bloodless Salome at the Berliner Staatsoper

By , 08 March 2018
***11
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London

An oppressive, living hell: From the House of the Dead at Covent Garden

By , 07 March 2018
***11
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Glasgow

Dove’s The Day After: Apocalyptic raw energy and verve at RCS

By , 07 March 2018
****1
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Dublin

Powder Her Face revival is gloriously kinky in Dublin

By , 06 March 2018
*****
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Budapest

All good fun: a flesh-and-blood Falstaff at Müpa Budapest

By , 06 March 2018
****1
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London

Benjamin Britten's recurring Dream, this time at the Royal College of Music

By , 05 March 2018
***11
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New York City

Elektra's misery: up close and personal at The Met

By , 05 March 2018
*****
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Zürich

Heinz Holliger’s new Lunea: pages from a poet’s life

By , 04 March 2018
****1
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