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Vienna

Verdi’s family drama: Die Räuber at the Volksoper

By , 14 October 2017
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London

Herheim’s lavish Vêpres siciliennes returns to Covent Garden in triumphant style

By , 12 October 2017
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Naples

An Old School staging for Simon Boccanegra in Naples

By , 07 October 2017
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Atlanta

Spano conducts a concert version of Verdi's Otello in Atlanta

By , 07 October 2017
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Barcelona

A dark masquerade in Barcelona: Verdi's Ballo returns to the Liceu

By , 07 October 2017
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Cleveland

An Italian journey for Cleveland Orchestra gala

By , 07 October 2017
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Chicago

Surrealist Rigoletto at the Lyric impresses with vocal talent

By , 07 October 2017
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Prague

Singing carries the show in new Prague Ballo in maschera

By , 05 October 2017
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Parma

A melancholy Falstaff at the Verdi Festival in Parma

By , 01 October 2017
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Parma

Nothing short of a coup: Stiffelio at the Verdi Festival, Parma

By , 30 September 2017
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London

Billowing silk and blue hair: Phelim McDermott creates an evocative Aida for ENO

By , 28 September 2017
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Amsterdam

Thrilling singing in Simon Boccanegra at the Concertgebouw

By , 16 September 2017
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Washington

Graffiti meets Nefertiti: Aida in Washington DC

By , 09 September 2017
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Amsterdam

Solid La forza del destino opens Dutch National Opera season

By , 09 September 2017
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Edinburgh

Opulent Turin Macbeth arrives at Edinburgh International Festival

By , 18 August 2017
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Sydney

Verdi's Requiem given an operatic take in Sydney

By , 10 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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Glyndebourne

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

By , 01 August 2017
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Martina Franca

Soprano makes directorial debut with early Verdi in Martina Franca

By , 30 July 2017
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London

From Auber to Halévy: El-Khoury and Spyres celebrate a pair of French stars in style

By , 14 July 2017
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Amsterdam

Wrong rep sinks opera evening at the Concertgebouw

By , 12 July 2017
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Savonlinna

McVicar brings his inimitable vision of Rigoletto to the Savonlinna Festival

By , 10 July 2017
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Buxton

Clamorous harbingers of blood and death: Verdi's Macbeth at Buxton International Festival

By , 07 July 2017
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Liège

Tragic dignity and pathos from José Cura as Otello in Liège

By , 29 June 2017
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Chicago

Muti in his element: Italian opera with the Chicago Symphony and Chorus

By , 23 June 2017
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Turin

From Scotland to Sicily: Macbeth in the deep south in Emma Dante's staging in Turin

By , 21 June 2017
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London

A bronze-toned lion of Venice: Kaufmann debuts as Otello at Covent Garden

By , 21 June 2017
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London

Ekaterina Bakanova a touchingly fragile Violetta in Covent Garden Traviata

By , 14 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
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London

An operatic big hitter: Juan Diego Flórez at the Royal Albert Hall

By , 02 June 2017
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San Francisco

Quinn Kelsey excels as Rigoletto in San Francisco

By , 31 May 2017
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Glyndebourne

A strong Violetta carries an uninspired Traviata revival at Glyndebourne

By , 21 May 2017
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London

Royal Opera's Don Carlo revival fails to completely catch fire

By , 12 May 2017
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London

Explosive London recital debut from Lise Davidsen at the Wigmore Hall

By , 09 May 2017
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Amsterdam

Rigoletto is mad but the singing is fine at Dutch National Opera

By , 09 May 2017
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Frankfurt am Main

A dark and stunning new Rigoletto in Frankfurt

By , 28 April 2017
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Berlin

Cracked mirror: La traviata at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 27 April 2017
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Houston

Houston Symphony's fierce Red Violin and opulent Pines of Rome

By , 20 April 2017
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Brno

Pharaonic spectacle: Aida in Moravia

By , 10 April 2017
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Zagreb

Don Carlo in Zagreb is a feast for musicologists and fulsome fare for gourmands of grand opera

By , 10 April 2017
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Warsaw

Mariusz Treliński turns La traviata into a tawdry travesty in Warsaw

By , 07 April 2017
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London

Rich pickings from Ivan Magrì's Rosenblatt Recital

By , 03 April 2017
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New York City

Krassimira Stoyanova triumphs in The Met's Aida

By , 27 March 2017
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Liège

A Verdi pilgrimage to Liège for Jérusalem

By , 17 March 2017
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Hamburg

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

By , 16 March 2017
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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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New York City

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

By , 01 March 2017
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Stockholm

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

By , 27 February 2017
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Vienna

Alagna, Netrebko and Tézier triumphant in Vienna's new Trovatore

By , 05 February 2017
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London

Miller's Rigoletto makes a flawed return to English National Opera

By , 02 February 2017
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