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London

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

By , 12 May 2017
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Amsterdam

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

By , 09 May 2017
***11
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London

Explosive London recital debut from Lise Davidsen at the Wigmore Hall

By , 09 May 2017
****1
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Frankfurt am Main

A dark and stunning new Rigoletto in Frankfurt

By , 28 April 2017
****1
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Berlin

Cracked mirror: La traviata at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 27 April 2017
****1
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Houston

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

By , 20 April 2017
****1
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Brno

Pharaonic spectacle: Aida in Moravia

By , 10 April 2017
****1
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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
***11
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Warsaw

Mariusz Treliński turns La traviata into a tawdry travesty in Warsaw

By , 07 April 2017
**111
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London

Rich pickings from Ivan Magrì's Rosenblatt Recital

By , 03 April 2017
****1
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New York City

Krassimira Stoyanova triumphs in The Met's Aida

By , 27 March 2017
****1
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Liège

A Verdi pilgrimage to Liège for Jérusalem

By , 17 March 2017
****1
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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
***11
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Vienna

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

By , 05 February 2017
*****
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Milan

Verdi's last opera nostalgically staged by Damiano Michieletto in Milan

By , 02 February 2017
****1
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London

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

By , 02 February 2017
***11
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London

Anita Rachvelishvili takes the honours in Covent Garden's Il trovatore

By , 31 January 2017
***11
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New York City

The Met hits the jackpot with revival of its Vegas Rigoletto

By , 20 January 2017
****1
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Naples

Tragedy comes full circle in San Carlo's Rigoletto

By , 18 January 2017
****1
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Milan

La Scala regulars provide a fine musical display in Don Carlos

By , 17 January 2017
****1
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Vancouver

Thoroughly modern Macbeth: Third World Bunfight's Macbeth in Vancouver

By , 17 January 2017
*****
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London

La traviata at Covent Garden: imperfect but enjoyable

By , 16 January 2017
***11
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Seattle

Two Violettas in 24 hours: Seattle Opera fields double-casts in Konwitschny's Traviata

By , 14 January 2017
****1
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Hamburg

The sound and the fury: the Chicago Symphony at Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie

By , 14 January 2017
***11
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Berlin

Muddled symbolism: Verdi's Nabucco at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 14 January 2017
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London

Patchy recital from Stefano La Colla and Maria Katzarava at Wigmore Hall

By , 10 January 2017
***11
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New York City

A Nabucco lacking a central baritone at The Met

By , 12 December 2016
***11
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Vienna

McVicar’s Falstaff a timely success at the Haus am Ring

By , 09 December 2016
****1
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Venice

Verdi at full throttle: an exhilarating Attila returns to La Fenice

By , 09 December 2016
****1
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London

Comic strip Trovatore a damp squib at the Royal Opera

By , 04 December 2016
**111
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Zürich

Shaking fists at the fates: Christian Spuck's Messa da Requiem in Zurich

By , 03 December 2016
*****
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Berlin

A few inconsistencies but many splendours in Deutsche Oper's Ballo

By , 19 November 2016
****1
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London

Niklas Benjamin Hoffmann crowned winner of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition

By , 17 November 2016
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San Francisco

An Aida short on drama in San Francisco

By , 08 November 2016
***11
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New York City

Met's revival of Aida an occasion to celebrate an enduring masterpiece

By , 05 November 2016
***11
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London

Exquisite Lise Davidsen the highlight of the Philharmonia's Verdi Requiem

By , 03 November 2016
****1
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London

Crouching pianist, hidden baritone: superb Simone Piazzola caught in Liszt ambush

By , 01 November 2016
***11
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Düsseldorf

Less is moor: a powerful, minimalist Otello in Düsseldorf

By , 13 October 2016
*****
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London

Buttered Tosti: Eleonora Buratto's Rosenblatt Recital at Wigmore Hall

By , 10 October 2016
***11
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Budapest

A new Traviata with passions running low in Budapest

By , 24 September 2016
**111
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Vienna

Defiant Requiem in Vienna: Verdi at Terezín

By , 20 September 2016
*****
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London

Hellfire and damnation as Noseda and the LSO blaze through Verdi's Requiem

By , 18 September 2016
****1
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Madrid

Kunde both amazes and disappoints in Teatro Real's Otello

By , 18 September 2016
***11
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Los Angeles

Plácido Domingo and nine saucy witches star in LA Opera's new Macbeth

By , 17 September 2016
*****
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Amsterdam

A worthy rarity: I due Foscari at the Concertgebouw

By , 17 September 2016
****1
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Cardiff

Musically excellent but excessively brutal: Verdi's Macbeth at WNO

By , 17 September 2016
***11
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Costa Mesa

Renée in the OC: Fleming opens Pacific Symphony season

By , 13 September 2016
****1
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