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Mandy Fredrich © Eellen Schmaus
London

Faust finds salvation thanks to jump-in soprano at the Royal Opera

By , 11 April 2019
****1
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Carolyn Sampson © Marco Borggreve
Edinburgh

French delights from François Leleux and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

By , 31 January 2019
****1
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RTÉ Philharmonic Choir © RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Dublin

Pleasing rendition of Great Opera Choruses by RTE Philharmonic Choir

By , 25 January 2019
**111
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Véronique Gens © Franck Juery
Oxford

A tour d'horizon of French song; Gens and Manoff enchant Oxford

By , 24 October 2018
*****
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Kevin Thompson, Kara Shay Thompson and Dominick Chenes © Keira Cronin
Boston

A glorious Odyssey Opera restoration: Gounod's La Reine de Saba

By , 22 September 2018
*****
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Piotr Beczała (Faust) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

La Fura dels Baus’ Faust 5.1 opens the new season at the Teatro Real

By , 22 September 2018
***11
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Clemens Unterreiner (Valentin) © Valtteri Hirvonen
Savonlinna

Satan, sex, blood and redemption: Faust in Finland

By , 11 July 2018
****1
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Olena Tokar (Juliette) and David Junghoon Kim (Roméo) © Robert Workman
West Horsley

Romantic love blooms in the lost garden of West Horsley

By , 26 June 2018
***11
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Ailyn Pérez (Juliette) and Andrea Shin (Roméo) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

An unexpected Met debut in Roméo et Juliette

By , 23 April 2018
***11
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Christian Van Horn (Méphistophélès) © Cory Weaver
Chicago

Méphistophélès, master puppeteer: a new Faust at Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 18 March 2018
****1
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John Osborn, Ruzan Mantashyan, Marina Viotti, Adam Palka © GTG | Magali Dougados
Geneva

Outstanding direction of a fine cast: Faust at Grand Théâtre de Genève

By , 03 February 2018
*****
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Orla Boylan, Fergus Sheil, Anna Devin and the RTE National Symphony Orchestra © Ste Murray
Dublin

The Big Bang: a starry launch for Irish National Opera

By , 09 January 2018
*****
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Alain Altinoglu © Marco Borggreve
Chicago

Alain Altinoglu and the Chicago Symphony find beauty in rarely trodden territory

By , 07 October 2017
****1
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Mark S Doss (Méphistophélès) and Sarah Pring (Marthe) © Dorset Opera
Blandford Forum

Dorset Opera deals with the devil in Gounod's Faust

By , 26 July 2017
****1
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Mathias Vidal (Cinq-Mars), Jonathan Michie (de Thou), Fabienne Conrad (Prinzessin Marie de Gonzague) © Tom Schulze
Leipzig

“Nuit resplendissante”: a great night for a Gounod rarity in Leipzig

By , 20 May 2017
****1
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Maria Katzarava and Stefano La Colla © Jonathan Rose
London

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

By , 10 January 2017
***11
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Diana Damrau (Juliette) and Vittorio Grigòlo (Roméo) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Star turns in Met's new Roméo et Juliette

By , 04 January 2017
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Atalla Ayan (Faust) and Adam Palka (Méphistophélès) © Thomas Aurin
Stuttgart

The devil is in the detail: Gounod's Faust in Stuttgart

By , 03 November 2016
*****
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Simone Piazzola © Jonathan Rose
London

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

By , 01 November 2016
***11
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Stars and Stripes: Allynne Noelle and Thomas Garrett © Paul Kolnik
Washington

Frothy, fun Balanchine from The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

By , 21 October 2016
***11
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Elizabeth Watts © Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Elizabeth Watts braves the flu in Amsterdam French song recital

By , 04 October 2016
***11
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Ailyn Pérez (Juliette) © Ken Howard
Santa Fe

Santa Fe Opera stages an updated Roméo et Juliette

By , 29 July 2016
****1
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Scene from Eugene Onegin © ROH | Clive Barda
London

Bright singing, grim staging: the JPYA Summer Performance at Covent Garden

By , 17 July 2016
***11
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Giulio Zappa and Mariella Devia at Wigmore Hall © Jonathan Rose
London

Bel canto brilliance: Mariella Devia's Rosenblatt Recital at Wigmore Hall

By , 14 June 2016
****1
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Sébastien Guèze (Roméo) and Vannina Santoni (Juliette) © Opera Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Opera Hong Kong’s Roméo et Juliette a West Side Story wannabe

By , 27 May 2016
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Martin Šrejma (Roméo) and Jana Šrejma Kačírková (Juliette) © Patrik Borecký
Prague

Roméo et Juliette: Paying homage to the Bard in Prague

By , 21 April 2016
****1
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Ekaterina Siurina and Luis Gomes © Jonathan Rose
London

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

By , 16 March 2016
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Irene Roberts and Bryan Hymel at Wigmore Hall © Jonathan Rose
London

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

By , 25 February 2016
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Joseph Calleja (Roméo) and Susanna Phillips (Juliette) © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

The warmth of tragedy: Roméo et Juliette at the Lyric

By , 22 February 2016
***11
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Teddy Tahu Rhodes (Méphistophélès) © Darren Williams
Adelaide

McVicar’s inspiring Faust triumphs in Adelaide

By , 27 August 2015
****1
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Lise Davidsen, Plácido Domingo and Ioan Hotea © Alastair Muir
London

One-shot saloon: Operalia 2015 a triumph for the ladies

By , 19 July 2015
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Excerpt from Adriana Lecouvreur © Clive Barda
London

Betrothal and Betrayal in JPYA's end of term performance at the Royal Opera

By , 18 July 2015
***11
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Ildar Abdrazakov (Méphistophélès) © Ramella & Giannese | Teatro Regio di Torino
Turin

A Faust between sulphur and damnation at Teatro Regio in Turin

By , 09 June 2015
***11
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Zsolt Haja (Valentin) and Gábor Bretz (Méphistophélès) © Péter Rákossy
Budapest

Devilishly good fun: Gábor Bretz’s Méphistophélès dominates the stage in Budapest

By , 26 May 2015
***11
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Pretty Yende © Zemsky Green
Amsterdam

Juan Diego Flórez and Pretty Yende wow the Amsterdam public

By , 19 May 2015
****1
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Carolyn Sampson © Ingpen & Williams
Leeds

A Garland of Song: Carolyn Sampson is stunning in Leeds Lieder

By , 25 April 2015
****1
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Sydney

The spiritual and the hedonistic: McVicar's take on Faust triumphs in Sydney

By , 17 February 2015
****1
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Madrid

Alagna and Yoncheva star in a concert Roméo et Juliette

By , 16 December 2014
****1
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London

Celeste Aida: Garifullina shines in Rosenblatt Recital debut

By , 03 December 2014
****1
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Dublin

Flórez's love songs captures Dublin hearts

By , 25 October 2014
****1
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San Diego

Ailyn Pérez and Stephen Costello show San Diego Opera the way forward

By , 05 September 2014
****1
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London

Day Break and Dances: Benjamin Grosvenor at Cadogan Hall

By , 01 September 2014
***11
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Amsterdam

La Fura dels Baus' Faust is as spectacular as Grand Opéra gets

By , 15 May 2014
****1
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Hong Kong

Gounod’s Faust in “Le French May” in Hong Kong

By , 11 May 2014
***11
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Valletta

A Evening of Magic with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra

By , 07 March 2014
****1
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Tromsø

Filling the Northern Lights with song: Soprano Julia Novikova performs in Tromsø

By , 28 January 2014
****1
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Leeds

Eine Nacht in Venedig: A fine start for the Leeds Lieder Festival

By , 11 October 2013
****1
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Buxton

La princesse jaune and La colombe at the Buxton Festival

By , 08 July 2013
***11
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Auckland

Festive fare from the Auckland Philharmonia

By , 15 December 2012
****1
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Oxford

French song from Alice Coote and Julius Drake at the Oxford Lieder Festival

By , 26 October 2012
***11
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