Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Antony McDonald

Hanna Hipp (Hänsel), Jennifer Davis (Gretel) © ROH | Clive Barda
London

A classic fairytale executed with style: Hänsel und Gretel at the Royal Opera

By , 13 December 2018
****1
Read more
Hanna-Elisabeth Müller (Sandrina) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

La finta giardiniera: Mozart’s early masterpiece charms at La Scala

By , 20 October 2018
****1
Read more
Jennifer France (Zerbinetta) © Robert Workman
London

Ariadne aus Glasgow: Strauss’ opera gets a few twists at Opera Holland Park

By , 17 July 2018
****1
Read more
Björn Bürger (Billy Budd) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

Indomitable: Billy Budd in Frankfurt

By , 25 May 2018
*****
Read more
Laura Zigmantaite (Dryad), Mardi Byers (Ariadne), Elizabeth Cragg (Naiad) and Lucy Hall (Echo) © Richard Campbell
Glasgow

Scottish Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos is witty and passionate

By , 24 March 2018
****1
Read more
Mary Plazas (The Duchess) and Adrian Dwyer (Waiter) © Pat Redmond
Dublin

Powder Her Face revival is gloriously kinky in Dublin

By , 06 March 2018
*****
Read more
Markus Werba (Figaro) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano
Milan

A vaudevillian Le nozze di Figaro from Frederic Wake-Walker at La Scala

By , 26 October 2016
***11
Read more
Anna Netrebko (Manon) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Geronte de Ravoir runs the show in Vienna's Manon Lescaut

By , 20 June 2016
***11
Read more
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
Read more
Hanna Hipp as Ramiro  & Eleonore Marguerre as Arminda © Richard Hubert Smith
Glyndebourne

Smashing fun for all: Glyndeboune on Tour's La finta giardiniera

By , 05 October 2014
****1
Read more
©  Bill Cooper
Cardiff

A new Lohengrin at Welsh National Opera

By , 26 May 2013
****1
Read more
Peter Hoare as Michel  ©  Richard Hubert Smith
London

Surrealism in the opera house: Martinů's Julietta at ENO

By , 17 September 2012
***11
Read more
Jezibaba  ©  Alastair Muir
Alresford

Grange Park serves up classic tragedy in Rusalka

By , 18 June 2011
*****
Read more
Acte 2 : Ian Storey (Tristan) et Melanie Diener (Isolde) © Alain Kaiser / Opéra National du Rhin
Strasbourg

Première de Tristan et Isolde à l'Opéra National du Rhin

By , 18 March 2015
***11
Read more