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Antoinette Halloran (Hanna Glawari) © Darren Williams
Adelaide

An effervescent Merry Widow from State Opera in Adelaide

By , 29 November 2018
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Alex Otterburn (Cascada), Máire Flavin (Hanna Glawari) and Alex Banfield (St Brioche) © Robert Workman
Leeds

Opera North's energetic Merry Widow is more than a mere period piece

By , 29 September 2018
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Adam Bull (Danilo) and Amber Scott (Hanna) © Daniel Boud
Sydney

An utterly charming night with the Australian Ballet’s Merry Widow

By , 28 April 2018
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Christoph Pohl (Count Danilo) © Michele Crosera
Venice

La Fenice's superb new Widow is always Merry, even without sequins and ostrich feathers

By , 02 February 2018
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Kay Stiefermann (René, Graf von Luxemburg) and Romana Noack (Angèle Didier) © Hans Jörg Michael
Düsseldorf

Stars and Léhar's score shine in The Count of Luxembourg at Deutsche Oper am Rhein

By , 25 December 2017
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Susan Graham (Hanna Glawari) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

The Met's Merry Widow fails to convince

By , 16 December 2017
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Josep Pons © Igor Cortadellas
Barcelona

The (not so) Merry Widow in concert at the Liceu

By , 27 July 2017
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Aleksandar Marković © Vladimir Miloradovic
Amsterdam

Wrong rep sinks opera evening at the Concertgebouw

By , 12 July 2017
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Prince Sou-Chong and his ladies © Toni Suter
Zürich

“Smile despite your sorrows”: Franz Lehár’s valuable lesson in Zurich

By , 29 June 2017
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Catriona Morison © BBC Wales (B Tarr)
Cardiff

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017: A Thrilling Finale

By , 18 June 2017
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Elin Rombo (Hanna Glawari) © Markus Gårder
Stockholm

A funny, original take on The Merry Widow at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm

By , 21 January 2017
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Bo Skovhus, Cornel Frey, Lavinia Dames © Hans-Jörg Michel
Düsseldorf

Operetta on a count: Lehár in Düsseldorf

By , 08 December 2016
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Zubin Mehta and Seiji Ozawa © Suntory Hall
Tokyo

Ocean of sounds as Vienna Philharmonic helps celebrate three decades of Suntory Hall

By , 02 October 2016
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© Luciano Romano
Naples

A pleasant, fizzy Merry Widow in Naples

By , 24 January 2016
***11
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Olena Tokar © Dorothee Falke
Manchester

A Happy New Year from the Manchester Camerata

By , 01 January 2016
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Amsterdam

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

By , 14 December 2015
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Renée Fleming (Hanna Glawari) and Thomas Hampson (Count Danilo) © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

A luminous Merry Widow in Chicago

By , 14 November 2015
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© Dimo Dimov / Volksoper Wien
Vienna

A Quietly Merry Widow: Ildikó Raimondi at the Volksoper

By , 03 October 2015
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Jonas Kaufmann and Marin Alsop © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 76: Alsop and Kaufmann lead the Last Night revelries

By , 12 September 2015
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Nadine Koutcher claiming the BBC Cardiff Singer crown © Brian Tarr
Cardiff

When the voice alone is not enough: BBC Cardiff Singer prize eludes favourite

By , 21 June 2015
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The Merry Widow © NCH
Dublin

A charming Merry Widow in Dublin by Lyric Opera Production

By , 16 May 2015
***11
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Renée Fleming (Hanna Glawari) © Ken Howard | The Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Gala opening to The Merry Widow at The Metropolitan Opera

By , 31 December 2014
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Sarah Foubert (Hanna Glawari) © Victoria Haydn | RNCM
Manchester

Lehar’s Merry Widow visits the RNCM for Christmas

By , 03 December 2014
***11
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Kishani Jayasinghe (Hanna Glawari) © Singapore Lyric Opera | Bernie Ng
Singapore

Sparkling performances but The Merry Widow wobbles in Singapore

By , 25 October 2014
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Klaus Florian Vogt © Uwe Arens | Sony Classical
Essen

From Wagner to Lehar: Klaus Florian Vogt in recital in Essen

By , 22 October 2014
****1
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The Merry Widow © Dimo Dimov
Vienna

The Merry Widow makes a perfect summer night at the operetta in Vienna

By , 10 June 2014
****1
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Sylvia Schwartz  ©  Enrico Nawrath
Oxford

Sylvia Schwartz performs with the Oxford Philomusica

By , 04 November 2013
***11
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Café Sperl in Vienna
London

The Merry Widow at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 02 December 2012
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©  Branco Gaica
Sydney

Léhar’s Merry Widow - a lively cast in schmaltzy melodies with a dash of cabaret

By , 25 August 2011
****1
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Allan Clayton as Rosillon and Amy Freston as Valencienne, credit: Alastair Muir, front page photo al
Leeds

Opera North's new Merry Widow: an antidote to winter blues

By , 19 December 2010
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© Guergana Damianova | OnP
Paris

Die Lustige Witwe à l’Opéra de Paris : une fête en demi-teinte

By , 14 September 2017
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El tenor Klaus Florian Vogt ofreció un recital en el Festival de Peralada © Uwe Arens | Sony Classical
Peralada

En tierra extraña: recital del tenor Klaus Florian Vogt en el Festival de Peralada

By , 31 July 2015
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Thomas Hampson © Dario Acosta
Munich

Von Oper bis Broadway – Thomas Hampson in München

By , 24 March 2015
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Ivan Oreščanin (Graf Danilo Danilowitsch) & Christiane Bösiger (Hanna Glawari) © Dimo Dimov | Oper Graz
Graz

Die lustige Witwe wird in Graz ihrem Namen gerecht

By , 25 January 2015
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