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Amsterdam

The Rake’s Progress in the here and now at Dutch National Opera

By , 06 February 2018
****1
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Cardiff

An arresting From the House of the Dead at Welsh National Opera

By , 08 October 2017
****1
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Geneva

Elena Langer's Figaro Gets a Divorce shines in Geneva

By , 14 September 2017
****1
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Aix-en-Provence

McBurney paints The Rake's Progress onto a blank canvas in Aix

By , 05 July 2017
****1
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Snape

Opera North sails in to the Aldeburgh Festival with a buoyant revival of Billy Budd

By , 24 June 2017
*****
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New York City

A Rosenkavalier for the radio at The Met

By , 17 April 2017
***11
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Glasgow

Food for thought in Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s The Last Supper

By , 14 January 2017
****1
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Leeds

Opera North's intensely dramatic Billy Budd in Leeds

By , 18 October 2016
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London

Visually spectacular, musically even more so: Enescu's Oedipe at the Royal Opera

By , 23 May 2016
*****
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Bristol

WNO's Figaro Gets a Divorce: a memorable night in Bristol

By , 17 March 2016
****1
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Edinburgh

Too good to be true: A very fine Rakes Progress at the Edinburgh International Festival

By , 12 August 2015
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London

ROH comeback for Anna Nicole, but do shock tactics dull with repetition?

By , 11 September 2014
***11
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London

ENO and Improbable's Satyagraha an astonishing spectacle

By , 20 November 2013
****1
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Leeds

Death in Venice is another winner for Opera North

By , 17 October 2013
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Birmingham

David Pountney and Welsh National Opera's superb new Lulu in Birmingham

By , 05 March 2013
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London

Birtwistle's Minotaur at Covent Garden: Impressive but sterile

By , 17 January 2013
***11
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New York City

Thomas Adès' The Tempest live in HD from the Met

By , 10 November 2012
*****
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London

Prom 72: Nixon in China at the Albert Hall

By , 05 September 2012
****1
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London

Prom 60: Glyndebourne's outstanding Figaro

By , 28 August 2012
*****
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Hereford

Dyson's Canterbury Pilgrims at the Three Choirs Festival in Hereford

By , 25 July 2012
***11
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London

Heart of Darkness | Royal Opera House

By , 04 November 2011
****1
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London

Pappano's Trittico makes a storming season opener

By , 12 September 2011
*****
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London

Prom 41: Prophetic Britten

By , 14 August 2011
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Leeds

Opera North search for 'the spark of God' in Janáček's From the House of the Dead

By , 05 May 2011
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London

Anna Nicole

By , 04 March 2011
*****
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