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Allan Clayton, Elizabeth Watts, Simon Rattle, Alice Coote and the LSO © Doug Peters | PA Wire
London

The Bohemians and Britten: Simon Rattle and the LSO launch their season

By , 18 September 2018
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Peter Oundjian © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 72: A reflective War Requiem from Oundjian and the RSNO

By , 06 September 2018
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Karina Gauvin (Merab), Anna Devin (Michal), Iestyn Davies (David) and Allan Clayton (Jonathan) © Bill Cooper
Glyndebourne

Everybody loves David: Handel’s Saul at Glyndebourne

By , 19 July 2018
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Nicole Chevalier (Semele), Katarina Bradić (Ino) and Ezgi Kutlu (Juno) © Monika Rittershaus
Berlin

Thunder and lightning put an end to love in Komische Oper’s Semele

By , 12 May 2018
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Kim Begley (Polonius) and Allan Clayton (Hamlet) © Tony Lewis
Adelaide

To sing or not to sing: Brett Dean's Hamlet in Adelaide

By , 02 March 2018
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Matthias Goerne and Michelle DeYoung © Simon Jay Price
London

A topsy-turvy Rheingold in concert from Jurowski and the LPO

By , 27 January 2018
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Ryan Wigglesworth © Benjamin Ealovega
Cardiff

Springtime for Ryan Wigglesworth and the BBCNOW

By , 19 January 2018
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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 50: Riveting Beethoven from Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the CBSO

By , 21 August 2017
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John Tomlinson (Ghost), Allan Clayton (Hamlet) © Richard Hubert Smith
Glyndebourne

Shakespeare boldly adapted by Brett Dean: Hamlet at Glyndebourne

By , 11 June 2017
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Sir Bryn Terfel (Hans Sachs) © ROH | Clive Barda
London

Excellent in parts: Kaspar Holten's new Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at Covent Garden

By , 11 March 2017
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Allison Cook and Barbara Hannigan © Mark Allan | Barbican
London

The importance of being Alice: a tale of diminishing returns

By , 28 November 2016
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Nicholas Crawley (Masetto) and Mary Bevan (Zerlina) © Robert Workman
London

Strong in concept, strong in casting: Richard Jones' Don Giovanni at ENO

By , 30 September 2016
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Masaaki Suzuki © Marco Borggreve
Sydney

“And there was light”: Masaaki Suzuki conducts Haydn’s Creation in Sydney

By , 11 May 2016
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Peter Coleman-Wright (Papageno) © ENO | Robbie Jack
London

An incandescent Magic Flute from Mark Wigglesworth at ENO

By , 05 February 2016
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Komische Oper's The Magic Flute © Iko Freese, drama-berlin.de 1
Edinburgh

Komische Oper’s Die Zauberflöte enchants at the Edinburgh Festival

By , 27 August 2015
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Duncan Rock (Tarquinius) and Christine Rice (Lucretia) © Robbie Jack
Glyndebourne

Dark deeds under the microscope: Britten's Rape of Lucretia at Glyndebourne

By , 05 July 2015
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Allan Clayton (Tamino) © Robert Workman
Cardiff

Lobsters, bowler hats and The Financial Times: The Magic Flute given Magritte makeover by Welsh National Opera

By , 13 February 2015
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Harry Bicket © Richard Haughton
Oslo

Eventually there was light: Haydn’s The Creation with the Oslo Philharmonic and Harry Bicket

By , 13 November 2014
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Stuart Skelton (Otello) © Francis Loney
London

"One that lov'd not wisely but too well": a visceral Otello at ENO

By , 13 September 2014
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Andrew Manze © Chris Christodoulou | Intermusica
London

“Lest we forget”: Vaughan Williams’ Pastoral Symphony ends a poignant night at the Proms

By , 17 August 2014
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Sakari Oramo © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Electric Stravinsky outshines Brett Dean at the Proms

By , 07 August 2014
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Catherine Wyn-Rogers  ©  Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 45: Tippett's The Midsummer Marriage

By , 16 August 2013
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Les Violons du Roy  ©  Camirand Photo
Quebec

The highlight of Montréal's concert season: Handel's Theodora with Les Violons du Roy

By , 25 May 2013
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Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra  ©  Benjamin Ealovega
London

European première of Shostakovich's Orango at The Rest is Noise

By , 16 May 2013
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Julia Wolfe  ©  Peter Serling
London

A Scream and an Outrage: Session Two at LSO St Luke's

By , 11 May 2013
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ROH 2012 / Stephen Cummiskey
London

New opera, ancient tales: George Benjamin's Written on skin at the Royal Opera

By , 08 March 2013
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The first violins of the Hallé
Manchester

A glowing Meistersinger in Manchester

By , 10 February 2013
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Edward Gardner conducting the CBSO
Birmingham

Springtime and the sea with Edward Gardner and the CBSO

By , 17 January 2013
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John Martin, Belshazzar's Feast
London

Handel's Belshazzar at the Barbican with Les Arts Florissants

By , 13 December 2012
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Sara Jakubiak (Fiordiligi), Philip Cutlip (Guglielmo), Jennifer Holloway (Dorabella), Allan Clayton  ©  Carol Rosegg
New York City

NYC Opera’s Così a Sardonic Stunner

By , 18 March 2012
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Sarah Connolly,  ©  Peter Warren
London

Sir Mark Elder shows us the true meaning of L'enfance du Christ, Berlioz's own Christmas story

By , 08 December 2011
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Ed Lyon as Mercury  ©  Alastair Muir
London

Barrie Kosky breathes life into Rameau's Castor et Pollux at the ENO

By , 28 October 2011
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Alastair Muir
London

A Midsummer Night's Dream at English National Opera

By , 19 May 2011
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London

A new slant on "A Midsummer night's Dream"

By , 19 May 2011
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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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© Pierre Grosbois
Paris

Miranda à l’Opéra Comique : une confrontation prenante et radicale

By , 27 September 2017
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Douglas Boyd © Alan Stratton - Medialane
Paris

Un Messie inspiré à la Philharmonie de Paris

By , 22 December 2015
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Alcina en el Teatro Real © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Se rompió el hechizo: por fin Alcina en el Teatro Real

By , 27 October 2015
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