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Bucharest

Inside and outside the comfort zone: Dutoit leads Argerich and the RPO

By , 12 September 2017
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Edinburgh

María Pagés Company presents Yo, Carmen at the Edinburgh International Festival

By , 12 August 2017
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London

An evening of Contrasts from the Mariinsky Ballet

By , 08 August 2017
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Melbourne

Fraternity and frivolity: from Bizet to Elgar in Melbourne

By , 28 July 2017
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Bregenz

When the cards fall in your favour: a striking Carmen from Kasper Holten in Bregenz

By , 27 July 2017
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Naples

Clémentine Margaine's Carmen seduces more than the production in Naples

By , 07 July 2017
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Aix-en-Provence

Carmen as therapy: Tcherniakov challenges clichés but is stumped in Aix

By , 04 July 2017
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Berlin

Wim Wenders successful dive into opera: Les Pêcheurs de perles at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 24 June 2017
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Auckland

Ridding Carmen of cliches in Auckland

By , 22 June 2017
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Chicago

Mälkki serves a smorgasbord with the Chicago Symphony

By , 15 June 2017
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Madrid

Death not passion at the heart of Johan Inger’s Carmen

By , 15 June 2017
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Alresford

A striking Carmen at Grange Festival

By , 15 June 2017
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Seattle

Morlot in his element for L’Enfant et les sortilèges

By , 03 June 2017
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Paris

Return to the harem: Marianne Crebassa seduces in Ravel's Shéhérazade in Paris

By , 20 May 2017
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Milan

La Scala invests in a new generation of Italian choreographers with a well balanced triple bill

By , 10 May 2017
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Melbourne

Melbourne Carmen a feast of style and substance

By , 06 May 2017
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New York City

NYC Ballet: An Embarrassment of Riches

By , 21 April 2017
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Auckland

Esfahani's Poulenc the highlight of an all-French programme in Auckland

By , 30 March 2017
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Chicago

A luscious new Carmen in Chicago

By , 11 February 2017
****1
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Oslo

A man’s world: Bieito’s Carmen revived in Oslo

By , 28 January 2017
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London

Listen with Aurora: an exploration of childhood at Kings Place

By , 16 December 2016
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New York City

Jessie Montgomery première shines among the classics at Carnegie Hall

By , 27 October 2016
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Perth WA

Exquisite Emma Matthews the star in Perth's colonial Pearl Fishers

By , 25 October 2016
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Turku

Bullfighter's Prayer: Strong rhythms and jealousy at Turku Castle

By , 23 October 2016
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London

Slow to ignite: tepid revival of Bizet’s Pearl Fishers at ENO

By , 19 October 2016
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Amsterdam

Elizabeth Watts braves the flu in Amsterdam French song recital

By , 04 October 2016
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Boston

Love and Death in the Afternoon: Calixto Bieito's Carmen in Boston

By , 23 September 2016
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Vienna

Traditional Carmen a musical and dramatic success in Vienna

By , 06 September 2016
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London

Prom 10: Frothy and fast-paced: Ten Pieces Secondary Prom roars to life

By , 23 July 2016
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Jūrmala

Ksenija Sidorova seduces and astounds in her Carmen adaptation in Jūrmala

By , 13 July 2016
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Sydney

Dance of Death: Carmen at Opera Australia

By , 21 June 2016
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Frankfurt am Main

Irresistible coolness in Barrie Kosky's Carmen

By , 05 June 2016
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San Francisco

A Carmen for Our Time from Bieito in San Francisco

By , 27 May 2016
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New York City

Musical stars power Carnegie Hall's 125th Anniversary Gala

By , 05 May 2016
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London

From birthday boy to Danny Boy: Celebrating Sir Neville Marriner

By , 15 April 2016
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Amsterdam

Karina Gauvin in Debussy’s unforgettable Ariettes in Amsterdam

By , 22 March 2016
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Düsseldorf

Energetic performances in Düsseldorf matinee

By , 20 March 2016
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London

Rosenblatt strikes again: Luis Gomes and Ekaterina Siurina at Wigmore Hall

By , 16 March 2016
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London

Ave Maya: International stars perform in memory of Plisetskaya

By , 06 March 2016
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London

From Heaven's joys to arena's sands: Hymel and Roberts Wigmore Hall

By , 25 February 2016
****1
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Sydney

Vocal jewels in Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de perles in Sydney

By , 21 January 2016
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New York City

Gorgeous trio of voices in Met Opera’s Pearl Fishers

By , 04 January 2016
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Naples

A Carmen in Naples which doesn't get to the heart of the drama

By , 16 December 2015
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Amsterdam

Dutch National Opera toasts its 50th birthday

By , 06 November 2015
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London

Into the bullring: Carlos Acosta's Carmen for The Royal Ballet

By , 26 October 2015
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Zürich

Feverish madness: Bizet's Pearl Fishers in Zurich

By , 25 October 2015
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London

Mixed performances from a mélange of French composers at the Festival Hall

By , 23 October 2015
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London

A workmanlike Carmen at the Royal Opera

By , 19 October 2015
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Seattle

Rough Pearl: Seattle Opera’s Pearl Fishers nearly hits the mark

By , 17 October 2015
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Glasgow

Justina Gringyte is a fabulous Carmen in Scottish Opera's Revival

By , 17 October 2015
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