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Amsterdam

Superb, sinister Tales of Hoffmann at Dutch National Opera

By , 03 June 2018
*****
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Naples

From darkness to light for Rossini's Mosè in Egitto in Naples

By , 15 March 2018
****1
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New York City

Adès' riveting The Exterminating Angel debuts at the Metropolitan Opera

By , 26 October 2017
****1
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High Wycombe

All that glitters: Miskimmon's hyperactive Semele opens Garsington’s season

By , 01 June 2017
***11
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London

The indiscreet charmlessness of the bourgeoisie: Adès brings The Exterminating Angel to opera

By , 24 April 2017
****1
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Boston

Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in a glowing performance of Bach’s Mass in B minor

By , 04 February 2017
****1
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London

A final outing for the Royal Opera's lavish but fusty Tales of Hoffmann

By , 07 November 2016
***11
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London

Exquisite Lise Davidsen the highlight of the Philharmonia's Verdi Requiem

By , 03 November 2016
****1
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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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Salzburg

The Exterminating Angel: A Salzburg world première in a surreal atmosphere

By , 28 July 2016
****1
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London

A fitting birthday tribute to Mozart from Collins and friends

By , 27 January 2016
****1
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Oslo

The party’s over: Monteverdi’s Ritorno d’Ulisse in Oslo

By , 16 January 2016
****1
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London

Prom 41: The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes

By , 16 August 2015
**111
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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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London

A heaven of hell, a hell of heaven: Brecht and Weill's Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

By , 10 March 2015
****1
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New York City

The eternal optimist: Grigolo’s Hoffmann at The Met is simply spectacular

By , 12 January 2015
****1
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New York City

Hansel and Gretel at The Met: Richard Jones' sinister fairy tale production

By , 18 December 2014
****1
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London

DiDonato enchants in her first live Alcina

By , 10 October 2014
***11
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Cardiff

Marc Chagall inspires a new production of Mosè in Egitto

By , 03 October 2014
****1
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London

Prom 23: Runnicles' mixed programme of McLeod, Beethoven and Mozart doesn't quite add up

By , 03 August 2014
***11
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Birmingham

Mozart's Mass in C Minor and more with the CBSO

By , 28 June 2014
****1
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London

"All ladies are like that": Così at the Carnival

By , 16 May 2014
***11
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London

A classic and gripping revival of Carmen at the ROH

By , 21 December 2013
****1
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Manchester

Britten, Ravel and Janáček with Sir Mark Elder and the Hallé

By , 31 January 2013
*****
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London

Birtwistle's Minotaur at Covent Garden: Impressive but sterile

By , 17 January 2013
***11
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London

Prom 8: OAE forces thrill in Handel's Judas Maccabaeus

By , 19 July 2012
****1
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Birmingham

Bryn Terfel: Life and soul of the party at Symphony Hall's 21st

By , 13 June 2012
****1
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London

Rigoletto at the Royal Opera

By , 30 March 2012
****1
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London

Tales of Hoffmann at the ENO

By , 10 February 2012
***11
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London

Prom 41: Prophetic Britten

By , 14 August 2011
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London

Havergal Brian's monumental Gothic Symphony

By , 17 July 2011
****1
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London

Terry Gilliam reinvents Berlioz's reinvention of Goethe's Faust

By , 08 May 2011
****1
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London

Hurrah! The Witch is Dead!

By , 29 December 2010
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London

ENO scores another winner in Radamisto

By , 07 October 2010
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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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