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Andris Nelsons and soloists with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Festival Chorus © Winslow Townson
Boston

Belated Bach: Boston Symphony debuts the Christmas Oratorio

By , 30 November 2018
****1
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Christine Rice © Patricia Taylor
London

Sumptuous Schumann and bracing Brahms from the Nash Ensemble at Wigmore Hall

By , 24 November 2018
***11
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Nina Minasyan (Olympia) © Baus
Amsterdam

Superb, sinister Tales of Hoffmann at Dutch National Opera

By , 03 June 2018
*****
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Carmela Remigio (Elcia) and Enea Scala (Osiride) © F. Squeglia
Naples

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

By , 15 March 2018
****1
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Amanda Echalaz (Lucia de Nobile), Christian Van Horn (Julio) and Iestyn Davies (Francisco de Ávila) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Adès' riveting The Exterminating Angel debuts at the Metropolitan Opera

By , 26 October 2017
****1
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Heidi Stober (Semele) © Johan Persson
High Wycombe

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

By , 01 June 2017
***11
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Sophie Bevan, Ed Lyon © ROH | Clive Barda
London

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

By , 24 April 2017
****1
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Andris Nelsons leads the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, soloists and Boston Symphony © Winslow Townson
Boston

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

By , 04 February 2017
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Christine Rice (Giulietta) and Thomas Hampson (Dappertutto) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
London

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

By , 07 November 2016
***11
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Lise Davidsen © Charlotte Gundersen
London

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

By , 03 November 2016
****1
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Nicholas Crawley (Masetto) and Mary Bevan (Zerlina) © Robert Workman
London

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

By , 30 September 2016
****1
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Anne Sofie von Otter, John Tomlinson, Christine Rice, Amanda Echalaz & David Adam Moore © Monika Rittershaus | Salzburger Festspiele
Salzburg

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

By , 28 July 2016
****1
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MIchael Collins © Benjamin Ealovega
London

A fitting birthday tribute to Mozart from Collins and friends

By , 27 January 2016
****1
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Andrew Harris (Neptune) and Halvor Melien (Jupiter) © Erik Berg
Oslo

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

By , 16 January 2016
****1
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Jack Liebeck © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 41: The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes

By , 16 August 2015
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Duncan Rock (Tarquinius) and Christine Rice (Lucretia) © Robbie Jack
Glyndebourne

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

By , 05 July 2015
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Kurt Streit (Jimmy McIntyre) and Christine Rice (Jenny Smith) © Clive Barda | ROH
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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Hibla Gerzmava (Antonia) and Thomas Hampson (Dr Miracle) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

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

By , 12 January 2015
****1
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Christine Rice (Hänsel) and Aleksandra Kurzak (Gretel) © Cory Weaver | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

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

By , 18 December 2014
****1
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Joyce DiDonato © Mark Allan | Barbican
London

DiDonato enchants in her first live Alcina

By , 10 October 2014
***11
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Miklós Sebestyén (Mosè) © Richard Hubert Smith
Cardiff

Marc Chagall inspires a new production of Mosè in Egitto

By , 03 October 2014
****1
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Donald Runnicles © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
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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Andris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve
Birmingham

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

By , 28 June 2014
****1
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Kate Valentine (Fiordiligi) and Christine Rice (Dorabella) © Mike Hoban
London

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

By , 16 May 2014
***11
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Christine Rice and Yonghoon Lee © Catherine Ashmore / ROH
London

A classic and gripping revival of Carmen at the ROH

By , 21 December 2013
****1
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Sir Mark Elder  ©  Simon Dodd
Manchester

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

By , 31 January 2013
*****
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John Tomlinson as the Monotaur  ©  ROH / Bill Cooper 2013
London

Birtwistle's Minotaur at Covent Garden: Impressive but sterile

By , 17 January 2013
***11
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Laurence Cummings  ©  Sheila Rock
London

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

By , 19 July 2012
****1
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Bryn Terfel
Birmingham

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

By , 13 June 2012
****1
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Dimitri Platanias as Rigoletto  ©  ROH 2012 / Johan Persson
London

Rigoletto at the Royal Opera

By , 30 March 2012
****1
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Simon Butteriss, Georgia Jarman, Iain Paton  ©  Chris Christodoulou
London

Tales of Hoffmann at the ENO

By , 10 February 2012
***11
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©  BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 41: Prophetic Britten

By , 14 August 2011
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© : BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Havergal Brian's monumental Gothic Symphony

By , 17 July 2011
****1
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Peter Hoare as Faust and Christopher Purves as Mephistopheles,  ©  Tristram Kenton
London

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

By , 08 May 2011
****1
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Christine Rice as Hansel and Ailish Tynan as Gretel  ©  2010 The Royal Opera / Johan Persson
London

Hurrah! The Witch is Dead!

By , 29 December 2010
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Clive Barda
London

ENO scores another winner in Radamisto

By , 07 October 2010
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Alcina en el Teatro Real © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

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

By , 27 October 2015
***11
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