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Allison Cook (Salome) © Catherine Ashmore
London

Flogging a dead horse: a new Salome at English National Opera

By , 28 September 2018
**111
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Clare Presland (Composer) © Matthew Williams-Ellis
Moreton-in-Marsh

A game of two halves: Ariadne auf Naxos at Longborough

By , 13 July 2018
****1
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Joshua Bloom (Bottom) and Soraya Mafi (Tytania) © Robert Workman
London

Hot ice and strange snow: an unseasonal return for Carsen’s bed-hopping Dream

By , 01 March 2018
****1
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Nicky Spence, Anne Mason, Clare Presland, Julia Sporsén, Laura Woods © Robert Workman
London

Kát’a Kabanová compellingly staged at Opera Holland Park

By , 15 July 2017
***11
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A silhouetted fairy © Hugo Glendinning
Snape

A silvery Dream lost among the shadows: Britten at the Aldeburgh Festival

By , 11 June 2017
****1
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James Morris (Dr. Schön), Brenda Rae (Lulu) © Catherine Ashmore
London

Dramatic intensity, risk of sensory overload: ENO's Lulu

By , 09 November 2016
***11
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Susanna Hurrell, Emily Edmonds, Gweneth-Ann Jeffers and Lucy Schaufer © ROH | Stephen Cummiskey
London

Powerful and assured: 4.48 Psychosis at the Lyric Hammersmith

By , 24 May 2016
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Sir Willard White (Vodník) and Anne-Sophie Duprels (Rusalka) © James Glossop
Glasgow

Traditional Rusalka a visual feast for Scottish Opera

By , 09 April 2016
****1
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Calixto Bieito's production of The Force of Destiny © Robert Workman
London

Barbed wire and gruel: cold comfort in ENO’s Force of Destiny

By , 09 November 2015
***11
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Patricia Racette (Katerina) © Clive Barda
London

A Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at ENO to hit you between the eyes

By , 26 September 2015
*****
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Justina Gringyte (Carmen) © Alastair Muir
London

An atmosphere filled with dust and testosterone: Bieito’s Carmen returns to ENO

By , 20 May 2015
***11
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Rhian Lois, Philip Rhodes, Eric Greene, Clare Presland and William Morgan © Hugo Glendinning
London

The power of love: Between Worlds at the Barbican

By , 11 April 2015
*****
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Elizabeth Zharoff (Violetta) © Donald Cooper | ENO
London

La traviata: Lightning fails to strike twice in ENO revival of Konwitschny’s production

By , 09 February 2015
***11
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Amar Muchhala (Alex) and Sky Ingram (Lea) © Stephen Cummiskey | ROH
London

Mild palpitations only in Eichberg’s ‘operatic thriller’ Glare

By , 14 November 2014
***11
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Tom Randle, Leigh Melrose, James Morris  ©  Tristram Kenton / English National Opera
London

Bring your mental body armour: Wozzeck at ENO

By , 11 May 2013
****1
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