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Philadelphia

Magicking Flutes – and pink elephants – in the Roaring Twenties in Philadelphia

By , 15 September 2017
****1
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London

Roderick Williams’ charming birdcatcher leads a spirited revival of The Magic Flute at Covent Garden

By , 14 September 2017
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Philadelphia

Murder She Wrote: Elizabeth Cree launch Opera Philadelphia's Fall Festival

By , 14 September 2017
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Geneva

Elena Langer's Figaro Gets a Divorce shines in Geneva

By , 14 September 2017
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Barcelona

Il viaggio a Reims: A simply staged Rossinian rarity in Barcelona

By , 13 September 2017
***11
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San Francisco

Night at the Elektra museum in San Francisco

By , 13 September 2017
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San Francisco

A colorful Turandot opens the San Francisco Opera season

By , 12 September 2017
***11
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Milan

Plácido Domingo returns to La Scala in Handel's Tamerlano

By , 12 September 2017
*****
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London

No moonlight, no magic: Richard Jones directs a vanilla Bohème for the Royal Opera

By , 11 September 2017
***11
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Amsterdam

Solid La forza del destino opens Dutch National Opera season

By , 09 September 2017
***11
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Washington

Graffiti meets Nefertiti: Aida in Washington DC

By , 09 September 2017
****1
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Budapest

Boom or bust: the Hungarian State Opera's new Bánk Bán

By , 09 September 2017
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New York City

Exciting, loud Fanciulla opens NYCO season

By , 06 September 2017
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Milan

Bechtolf applies a touch of magic realism to Hänsel und Gretel at La Scala

By , 06 September 2017
*****
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Darmstadt

The Flying Dutchman: a Romantic ghost story in Darmstadt

By , 02 September 2017
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Bucharest

A blazing Oedipe kicks off Bucharest’s Enescu Festival

By , 02 September 2017
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Perth WA

Enjoyable Manon from Opera Box in Perth

By , 01 September 2017
***11
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Adelaide

What a contrast! Tragedy and comedy in a double bill in Adelaide

By , 31 August 2017
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London

Prom 59: La clemenza di Tito transfers from Glyndebourne to the Proms

By , 28 August 2017
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Stockholm

Rex tremendae majestatis: impressive Stravinsky at the Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm

By , 21 August 2017
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Cooperstown

Donizetti rarity given American première at Glimmerglass

By , 19 August 2017
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Sydney

The Repairing of Lucretia at Sydney Chamber Opera

By , 19 August 2017
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Edinburgh

Opulent Turin Macbeth arrives at Edinburgh International Festival

By , 18 August 2017
***11
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Cooperstown

Handel's Xerxes comes to Glimmerglass

By , 18 August 2017
***11
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Pesaro

A new critical edition of Le Siège de Corinthe at the Rossini Opera Festival

By , 13 August 2017
****1
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Edinburgh

Edward Gardner and the Bergen Phil storm the Edinburgh Festival with a powerful Peter Grimes

By , 13 August 2017
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Pesaro

Political satire: Torvaldo e Dorliska at the Rossini Opera Festival

By , 12 August 2017
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London

Prom 34: A sharp, crisp Oklahoma! at the Proms

By , 11 August 2017
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Pesaro

A frivolous La pietra del paragone at the Rossini Opera Festival

By , 11 August 2017
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Sydney

The time has come: Jonas Kaufmann conquers Sydney as Parsifal

By , 09 August 2017
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Salzburg

Netrebko triumphs as musical performances transcend Salzburg Festival staging of Aida

By , 09 August 2017
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London

Prom 31: An intoxicating La Damnation de Faust from Gardiner and the ORR

By , 08 August 2017
****1
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Salzburg

Skilfully constructed: William Kentridge's new Wozzeck at the Salzburg Festival

By , 08 August 2017
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London

Lust, silk and strangulation: Zemlinsky's A Florentine Tragedy

By , 07 August 2017
***11
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London

Prom 29: Twilight of the Old Believers as Semyon Bychkov leads a majestic Khovanshchina

By , 06 August 2017
****1
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Edinburgh

Memorable and epic Die Walküre at Edinburgh International Festival

By , 06 August 2017
*****
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Salzburg

Murderously brilliant: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at Salzburg Festival

By , 05 August 2017
*****
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Seattle

Trying to rethink Madama Butterfly at Seattle Opera

By , 05 August 2017
***11
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Cooperstown

Francesca Zambello’s Porgy and Bess successfully revived at Glimmerglass

By , 05 August 2017
****1
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Drottningholm

A night of deceit and fun: Così fan tutte at Drottningholm

By , 05 August 2017
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London

Duel of duos: Rimsky-Korsakov's Mozart and Salieri, Mascagni's Zanetto

By , 03 August 2017
****1
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Martina Franca

Alessandro Talevi offers an updated Margherita d'Anjou at the Festival della Valle d'Itria

By , 02 August 2017
****1
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Moreton-in-Marsh

Simplicity in Longborough's Orfeo ed Euridice

By , 01 August 2017
****1
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Glyndebourne

Tears before bedtime: El-Khoury transcends Cairns’ chilly Glyndebourne Traviata

By , 01 August 2017
****1
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Martina Franca

A fabulous, truly Baroque Orlando furioso in Martina Franca

By , 31 July 2017
****1
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Bayreuth

Musically sublime, packed with ideas: Kosky's Meistersinger von Nürnberg at Bayreuth

By , 31 July 2017
*****
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Munich

Testé, Spyres and Pudova stand out in Bavarian State Opera's Hoffmann

By , 30 July 2017
***11
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Martina Franca

Soprano makes directorial debut with early Verdi in Martina Franca

By , 30 July 2017
****1
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Santa Fe

Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered: Alcina casts some surprising spells in Santa Fe

By , 29 July 2017
****1
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Salzburg

Evil triumphs beautifully in Monteverdi 450 Poppea

By , 29 July 2017
****1
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