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Salzburg

Murderously brilliant: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at Salzburg Festival

By , 05 August 2017
*****
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Manchester

A shattering Gurre-Lieder from the Hallé, BBC Philharmonic and Sir Mark Elder

By , 04 June 2017
*****
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New York City

The Met's new Rusalka: a missed opportunity but with great musical values

By , 09 February 2017
***11
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Chicago

Massive set overshadows the Lyric Opera's Les Troyens

By , 13 November 2016
***11
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Vienna

Traditional Carmen a musical and dramatic success in Vienna

By , 06 September 2016
***11
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San Francisco

Die Meistersinger: A rewarding operatic marathon in San Francisco

By , 18 November 2015
*****
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Zürich

Witness to a delicious aberration: Wozzeck in Zurich

By , 13 September 2015
*****
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Chicago

Weinberg's The Passenger only partially successful at Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 04 March 2015
***11
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Los Angeles

Semi-staged Missa solemnis marks Tilson Thomas' 70th birthday

By , 09 January 2015
***11
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New York City

Met’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk a musical and visual triumph

By , 13 November 2014
*****
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San Francisco

A thoughtful Susannah from San Francisco Opera which raises important questions

By , 06 September 2014
****1
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Chicago

Water nymph meets prince: Rusalka at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 22 February 2014
****1
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Los Angeles

LA Opera's season opening Carmen lacks sizzle

By , 21 September 2013
**111
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North Bethesda

An all-Wagner program from Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony

By , 16 February 2013
***11
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San Francisco

Lohengrin returns to San Francisco in effective new production

By , 20 October 2012
****1
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Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents a taut, effective Ariadne auf Naxos

By , 11 December 2011
***11
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Munich

A Traditional but Warm-blooded Carmen

By , 15 October 2011
****1
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Paris

Haenchen dirige un mémorable Chant de la Terre à Saint-Denis en compagnie de l’ONF, Jovanovich et Cargill

By , 08 June 2017
*****
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Paris

Le songe des Maîtres chanteurs à l'Opéra Bastille

By , 13 March 2016
****1
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