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Bergamo

Il borgomastro di Saardam: Donizetti's opera buffa revived in Bergamo

By , 26 November 2017
****1
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Madrid

Jamie Barton shines in La Favorite in Teatro Real gala

By , 02 November 2017
***11
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London

A devastating revival of Katie Mitchell's Lucia di Lammermoor

By , 30 October 2017
****1
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Boston

An American First: Odyssey Opera presents L’assedio di Calais

By , 28 October 2017
****1
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Saint Paul

Minnesota Opera Don Pasquale “goes Hollywood”

By , 15 October 2017
****1
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Adelaide

A carefree, comic Don Pasquale in Adelaide

By , 05 October 2017
***11
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Cooperstown

Donizetti rarity given American première at Glimmerglass

By , 19 August 2017
****1
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Santa Fe

Brenda Rae carries Santa Fe Opera's Lucia

By , 21 July 2017
***11
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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
****1
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Glyndebourne

Buffa as blood sport: Mariame Clément's Don Pasquale at Glyndebourne

By , 13 July 2017
***11
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Cardiff

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017: A Thrilling Finale

By , 18 June 2017
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London

Rosenblatt bows out in style with a fine recital from Nahuel di Pierro

By , 05 June 2017
****1
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London

Giant haystacks: Pelly's sunny L'elisir d'amore romps back to Covent Garden

By , 27 May 2017
****1
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Genoa

A dispiriting première for Maria Stuarda at the Teatro Carlo Felice

By , 17 May 2017
**111
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Hamburg

Closer to St. Trinian’s than Braveheart: Lucia in Hamburg

By , 13 May 2017
***11
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Zürich

A delightful confection: Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore in Zurich

By , 07 April 2017
****1
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London

Rich pickings from Ivan Magrì's Rosenblatt Recital

By , 03 April 2017
****1
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Naples

An emotional Lucia di Lammermooor in Naples

By , 22 March 2017
*****
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Bergamo

Rosmonda d'Inghilterra revived at Teatro Donizetti in Bergamo

By , 27 November 2016
***11
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Budapest

A one-woman show: new Lucia di Lammermoor opens in Budapest

By , 18 November 2016
**111
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Washington

Washington National Opera's sparkling Daughter of the Regiment

By , 12 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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Wexford

Exhilarating Maria de Rudenz at Wexford Festival Opera

By , 28 October 2016
*****
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Perth

A delightful boutique Elixir of Love from Scottish Opera on tour

By , 25 October 2016
****1
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Chicago

Shagimuratova and Beczała shine in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Lyric

By , 19 October 2016
***11
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San Francisco

Comedy and cruelty in Don Pasquale at San Francisco Opera

By , 28 September 2016
****1
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London

Prom 75: Partygoers, pomp and Paddington Bear

By , 10 September 2016
***11
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London

Returning to the crime scene: fresh blood improves Royal Opera's Lucia di Lammermoor

By , 11 May 2016
****1
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London

Brawn and brains: Javier Camarena dazzles at the Wigmore Hall

By , 14 April 2016
*****
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London

Flawed and floored: Katie Mitchell delivers a powerful Lucia at Covent Garden

By , 07 April 2016
***11
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London

Peruvian sunshine struggles to beat the clouds: Juan Diego Flórez at the Royal Albert Hall

By , 29 March 2016
**111
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New York City

Radvanovsky tackles another Donizetti queen in The Met's Roberto Devereux

By , 28 March 2016
****1
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London

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

By , 16 March 2016
****1
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London

Monks, mistresses and broken swords: University College Opera takes on La favorite

By , 14 March 2016
***11
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New York City

Grigolo wins the girl and the evening in Met's L’elisir d'amore

By , 14 March 2016
****1
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London

Something old, something new: Donizetti's Pia de' Tolomei, English Touring Opera

By , 10 March 2016
*****
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Seattle

Maria Stuarda at Seattle Opera: Donizetti fever rages on from coast to coast

By , 09 March 2016
***11
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New York City

Met’s Revival of Don Pasquale a great success with a winning cast

By , 04 March 2016
****1
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Leeds

Opera North's L'elisir d'amore bubbles with life in Leeds

By , 17 February 2016
****1
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New York City

Radvanovsky tackles the second of The Met’s Three Queens... and wins

By , 01 February 2016
****1
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Zürich

Kurzak a deliciously devious Norina in Zurich's Don Pasquale

By , 17 January 2016
***11
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London

Fireworks amidst the winter colds: Cecilia Bartoli and Rolando Villazón at the Barbican

By , 18 December 2015
***11
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Amsterdam

Bartoli and Villazón’s festive bel canto concert at the Concertgebouw

By , 14 December 2015
***11
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Bergamo

A spirited Don Pasquale opens at Bergamo's Teatro Donizetti

By , 17 October 2015
***11
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Berlin

Pretty Yende’s Lucia di Lammermoor charms Berlin

By , 16 October 2015
***11
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London

Still reigning: Leo Nucci’s masterly Rosenblatt Recital

By , 13 October 2015
****1
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Glyndebourne

Clément’s cruel Don Pasquale strikes a sour note as Glyndebourne Tour opens

By , 10 October 2015
***11
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Milan

Naïf Art Nostalgia: L'elisir d'amore at Teatro alla Scala

By , 03 October 2015
****1
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Naples

Paolo Bordogna stars in a flawless Don Pasquale in Naples

By , 26 September 2015
****1
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New York City

Sondra Radvanovsky reigns over a lackluster set: Anna Bolena at the Met

By , 26 September 2015
****1
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