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Mandy Fredrich © Eellen Schmaus
London

Faust finds salvation thanks to jump-in soprano at the Royal Opera

By , 11 April 2019
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Ailyn Pérez (Alice) and Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff) © Karen Almond | Met Opera
New York City

A Falstaff to relish at the Met

By , 27 February 2019
*****
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Anna Netrebko (Adriana) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Stars light up Cilea's humid potboiler at the Met

By , 08 January 2019
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Sarah Tynan (Lucia) © John Snelling
London

English National Opera revives Lucia di Lammermoor in chilling style

By , 25 October 2018
****1
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Sir Bryn Terfel (Falstaff) and Rupert © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
London

Sir John in Love: the fat knight returns to Covent Garden

By , 10 July 2018
****1
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Javier Camarena (Edgardo) and Lisette Oropesa (Lucia) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Camarena does it again: Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro Real

By , 25 June 2018
****1
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Sarah Connolly (Giulio Cesare) and Joélle Harvey (Cleopatra) © Bill Cooper
Glyndebourne

Carry on Cleo: Joélle Harvey leads terrific revival of Giulio Cesare at Glyndebourne

By , 10 June 2018
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Anna Caterina Antonacci (Elizabeth) and Leigh Melrose (Cecil) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

The vindication of a neglected masterpiece: a landmark Gloriana at the Teatro Real

By , 14 April 2018
*****
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Anita Rachvelishvili (Azucena) and Yonghoon Lee (Manrico) © Karen Almond | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Exquisite musicianship in Met's revival of Il trovatore

By , 22 January 2018
****1
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Thomas Hampson (Don Giovanni) and Luca Pisaroni (Leporello) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

Don Giovanni as “unlimited myth” at La Scala

By , 14 May 2017
****1
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Renée Fleming (The Marschallin) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

A Rosenkavalier for the radio at The Met

By , 17 April 2017
***11
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© Catherine Ashmore | ROH
London

Gerald Finley's exquisite melancholy suffuses Covent Garden's Adriana Lecouvreur

By , 07 February 2017
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Matthew Rose (Baron Ochs) and Renée Fleming (The Marschallin) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
London

Stop all the clocks: Renée Fleming's valedictory Marschallin at the Royal Opera

By , 17 December 2016
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Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Mistress Quickly) and Nicola Alaimo (Falstaff) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

Daniele Gatti and Robert Carsen tout a blithely-polished Falstaff

By , 14 October 2015
***11
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The Anvil Chorus © Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Full-bodied, thrilling “Trovatore” from Netrebko, Lee at the Met

By , 07 October 2015
*****
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Teddy Tahu Rhodes (Méphistophélès) © Darren Williams
Adelaide

McVicar’s inspiring Faust triumphs in Adelaide

By , 27 August 2015
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Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff) © Catherine Ashmore | ROH
London

A second helping for Carsen’s delicious Falstaff at the Royal Opera

By , 06 July 2015
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London

The power of love: Between Worlds at the Barbican

By , 11 April 2015
*****
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Sydney

The spiritual and the hedonistic: McVicar's take on Faust triumphs in Sydney

By , 17 February 2015
****1
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Chicago

A listener's Trovatore

By , 05 November 2014
***11
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Tokyo

A musically satisfying Don Carlo in Tokyo

By , 19 February 2014
****1
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Toronto

David Alden's edgy Lucia di Lammermoor triumphs in Toronto

By , 17 April 2013
*****
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Anna Netrebko (Adriana Lecouvreur) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Adriana Lecouvreur an der Wiener Staatsoper: Eine Diva vom Feinsten

By , 09 November 2017
****1
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La Dame de Pique à l'Opéra national du Rhin © Klara Beck
Strasbourg

La Dame de Pique remporte la mise

By , 16 June 2015
****1
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