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Amsterdam

B’rock Orchestra’s inspired Ritorno d’Ulisse at the Concertgebouw

By , 18 March 2017
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Boston

Wilde about Castelnuovo-Tedesco: The Importance of Being Earnest at Boston's Odyssey Opera

By , 18 March 2017
*****
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Liège

A Verdi pilgrimage to Liège for Jérusalem

By , 17 March 2017
****1
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London

Star quality: Sondra Radvanovsky's Rosenblatt debut

By , 16 March 2017
****1
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New York City

Jürgen Flimm's production of Fidelio returns to The Met after a long absence

By , 16 March 2017
****1
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Hamburg

Andreas Homoki’s Rigoletto brings the Bundesliga to the Hamburg Staatsoper

By , 16 March 2017
**111
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London

Partenope at ENO: pleasant enough but little more

By , 15 March 2017
**111
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San Francisco

Anna Caterina Antonacci triumphs in La Voix humaine at SF Opera Lab

By , 14 March 2017
****1
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Turin

Something borrowed: a lacklustre Manon Lescaut in Turin

By , 14 March 2017
***11
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Bologna

Rossini's Turk in Bologna given in memory of Alberto Zedda

By , 12 March 2017
***11
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Vienna

Nuanced revival of McVicar's Tristan und Isolde at the Wiener Staatsoper

By , 12 March 2017
****1
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London

Excellent in parts: Kaspar Holten's new Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at Covent Garden

By , 11 March 2017
***11
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Budapest

A national classic in a convoluted staging: Erkel's Hunyadi László in Budapest

By , 10 March 2017
**111
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Amsterdam

A high-spirited Don Giovanni at Nederlandse Reisopera

By , 09 March 2017
***11
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Milan

The diva's still got it: Anna Netrebko makes triumphant return to La traviata at La Scala

By , 09 March 2017
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Stockholm

A majestic Boris Godunov at the Konserthuset in Stockholm

By , 08 March 2017
****1
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Glasgow

A moving double bill of French tragedy at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

By , 08 March 2017
****1
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Adelaide

Concerto Italiano’s classy L’Orfeo thrills in Adelaide’s Town Hall

By , 07 March 2017
****1
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New York City

Levine's orchestra shines in uneven Met Idomeneo

By , 06 March 2017
***11
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Vienna

Slaughter on Tauris: Handel's Oreste at the Kammeroper

By , 06 March 2017
****1
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Los Angeles

Patricia Racette's mesmerizing power as Salome in Los Angeles

By , 05 March 2017
****1
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Washington

Dead Man Walking in Washington DC an unforgettable emotional experience

By , 05 March 2017
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Leipzig

Verve and commitment from Oper Leipzig's new Freischütz

By , 04 March 2017
****1
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Washington

Opera in Jazz: Terence Blanchard's Champion in Washington DC

By , 04 March 2017
***11
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London

Puccini without passion: a bloodless Tosca from English Touring Opera

By , 04 March 2017
**111
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Gelsenkirchen

Bayreuth comes to the Ruhr: leading Wagner singers in Gelsenkirchen for a new Tristan und Isolde

By , 04 March 2017
***11
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Budapest

Lack of emotional connection in Pique Dame in Budapest

By , 03 March 2017
**111
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Düsseldorf

Opera inside out: Ariadne auf Naxos in Düsseldorf

By , 03 March 2017
****1
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Adelaide

Glyndebourne's Saul wins over Adelaide

By , 03 March 2017
*****
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Philadelphia

Brilliant double bill of Swan Lake and Bluebeard's Castle in Philadelphia

By , 03 March 2017
****1
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Geneva

Wozzeck in Geneva: grit and light

By , 02 March 2017
****1
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Barcelona

Plácido Domingo returns to the Liceu for Massenet's Thaïs

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

A superb portrayal: Sonya Yoncheva shines in a brilliant Traviata at the Met

By , 01 March 2017
*****
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Turku

The Men of Kaleva in Pohjola: After 127 years, Müller-Berghaus opera given world première in Turku

By , 28 February 2017
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London

“A sad tale’s best for winter”: Wigglesworth's Shakespeare full of eloquent clarity at the Coliseum

By , 27 February 2017
****1
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Stockholm

Verdi’s Masked Ball returns to the scene of the crime in Stockholm

By , 27 February 2017
***11
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Zürich

A sizzling myth of matricide: Manfred Trojahn’s Orest in Zurich

By , 26 February 2017
*****
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Chicago

Minimalist Onegin on the Lyric Opera stage

By , 26 February 2017
***11
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San Francisco

San Francisco Opera Lab's The Source belongs here and now

By , 25 February 2017
****1
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Sydney

Tosca under Nazi occupation breaks hearts at Opera Australia

By , 25 February 2017
****1
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Hong Kong

Miraculous Makropulos Case debuts in Asia at the Hong Kong Arts Festival

By , 25 February 2017
****1
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Glasgow

McVicar's stylish and moving Pelléas et Mélisande from Scottish Opera

By , 23 February 2017
****1
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Madrid

World première of Elena Mendoza's City of Lies at Teatro Real

By , 21 February 2017
***11
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New York City

Vittorio Grigòlo energizes an uneven Met staging of Werther

By , 20 February 2017
***11
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Munich

Making Babylon great again: DiDonato shines in musically spectacular Semiramide in Munich

By , 18 February 2017
*****
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Naples

The Enchantress charms in Naples: Tchaikovsky's opera finally premiered in Italy

By , 17 February 2017
***11
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Leeds

Opera North's Cenerentola provides plenty of comedy and revels

By , 16 February 2017
****1
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Amsterdam

Bartoli's La Cenerentola bicentennial celebration at the Concertgebouw

By , 15 February 2017
****1
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Turin

Robert Carsen's ravishing staging of Káťa Kabanová arrives in Turin

By , 15 February 2017
*****
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New York City

Pretty Yende + Javier Camarena = pretty spectacular Puritani duo

By , 14 February 2017
****1
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