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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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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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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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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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Rome

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

By , 14 June 2017
****1
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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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Basel

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

By , 13 June 2017
***11
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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London

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

By , 01 June 2017
****1
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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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