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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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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 and 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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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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Cardiff

Sumptuous performances from WNO in Der Rosenkavalier

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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Amsterdam

Stenz conducts an impressive Babylon at the Holland Festival

By , 03 June 2017
***11
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Boston

Let the merry cymbals sound! Patience charms at Odyssey Opera

By , 02 June 2017
*****
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London

A swallow among the peacocks: La rondine at Opera Holland Park

By , 01 June 2017
****1
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Darmstadt

Gripping music drama in Staatstheater Wiesbaden's Eugene Onegin given in Darmstadt

By , 01 June 2017
****1
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New York City

Immortals and human passions in New York Philharmonic’s Das Rheingold under Alan Gilbert

By , 01 June 2017
*****
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High Wycombe

All that glitters: Miskimmon's hyperactive Semele opens Garsington’s season

By , 01 June 2017
***11
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Bergen

A staged Messiah that sheds little light on Handel's oratorio

By , 01 June 2017
***11
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Bergen

La Passion de Simone: more a love letter than a portrait

By , 31 May 2017
**111
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San Francisco

Quinn Kelsey excels as Rigoletto in San Francisco

By , 31 May 2017
****1
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Bergen

Psychologically splintered: Stuart Skelton leads a stellar Peter Grimes in Bergen

By , 30 May 2017
*****
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Stockholm

Ragnarök: the long twilight of the Stockholm Ring

By , 29 May 2017
****1
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Vienna

Stefan Vinke’s smiling hero saves an otherwise sluggish Siegfried in Vienna

By , 28 May 2017
***11
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Düsseldorf

Primo il cinema e poi la musica: Die Zauberflöte in Düsseldorf

By , 27 May 2017
****1
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London

Giant haystacks: Pelly's sunny L'elisir d'amore romps back to Covent Garden

By , 27 May 2017
****1
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Stockholm

Siegfried as Swedish Midsummer Vigil in the Stockholm Ring

By , 27 May 2017
****1
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Berlin

The Third Reich Show: Terry Gilliam's Damnation de Faust reaches the Staatsoper

By , 27 May 2017
***11
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Halle

Oper Halle's Jephtha lacks coherency

By , 26 May 2017
**111
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Stockholm

An outstanding Swedish Sieglinde in a strongly cast Walküre in Stockholm

By , 25 May 2017
*****
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Stockholm

A highly accomplished start to Stockholm's Ring

By , 24 May 2017
****1
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London

Splendour falls on castle walls: authoritative Bartók from the Budapest Festival Orchestra

By , 23 May 2017
****1
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Glyndebourne

A strong Violetta carries an uninspired Traviata revival at Glyndebourne

By , 21 May 2017
****1
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Vienna

Peter Schneider takes the Valkyries on a wild ride in Vienna

By , 21 May 2017
***11
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Berlin

Peat graves: Reimann's Medea at the Komische Oper, Berlin

By , 21 May 2017
*****
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Göttingen

Luther in Worms: a work of its time at Göttingen

By , 21 May 2017
***11
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Leipzig

“Nuit resplendissante”: a great night for a Gounod rarity in Leipzig

By , 20 May 2017
****1
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Frankfurt am Main

Iain Paterson's Dutchman drops anchor in Frankfurt

By , 20 May 2017
***11
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Glasgow

Scottish Opera’s detailed La bohème bursts with joie de vivre

By , 20 May 2017
****1
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Glyndebourne

Graham Vick finds modern relevance in Cavalli's Hipermestra at Glyndebourne

By , 20 May 2017
****1
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Göttingen

Handel's Lotario a hit at Göttingen

By , 19 May 2017
***11
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Bologna

Bologna's Teatro Comunale scores a slam dunk with Britten's Peter Grimes

By , 18 May 2017
****1
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Barcelona

Framed: a dream world Flying Dutchman in Barcelona

By , 18 May 2017
***11
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