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

By , 11 March 2017
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London

The importance of being Alice: a tale of diminishing returns

By , 28 November 2016
***11
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London

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

By , 30 September 2016
****1
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Sydney

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

By , 11 May 2016
****1
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London

An incandescent Magic Flute from Mark Wigglesworth at ENO

By , 05 February 2016
****1
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Edinburgh

Komische Oper’s Die Zauberflöte enchants at the Edinburgh Festival

By , 27 August 2015
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Glyndebourne

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

By , 05 July 2015
****1
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Cardiff

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

By , 13 February 2015
****1
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Oslo

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

By , 13 November 2014
***11
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London

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

By , 13 September 2014
****1
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London

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

By , 17 August 2014
****1
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London

Electric Stravinsky outshines Brett Dean at the Proms

By , 07 August 2014
***11
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London

Prom 45: Tippett's The Midsummer Marriage

By , 16 August 2013
*****
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Quebec

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

By , 25 May 2013
*****
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London

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

By , 16 May 2013
*****
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London

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

By , 11 May 2013
***11
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London

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

By , 08 March 2013
****1
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Manchester

A glowing Meistersinger in Manchester

By , 10 February 2013
*****
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Birmingham

Springtime and the sea with Edward Gardner and the CBSO

By , 17 January 2013
****1
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London

Handel's Belshazzar at the Barbican with Les Arts Florissants

By , 13 December 2012
***11
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New York City

NYC Opera’s Così a Sardonic Stunner

By , 18 March 2012
****1
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London

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

By , 08 December 2011
****1
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London

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

By , 28 October 2011
****1
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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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Leeds

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

By , 19 December 2010
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Paris

Un Messie inspiré à la Philharmonie de Paris

By , 22 December 2015
***11
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Madrid

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

By , 27 October 2015
***11
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