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Madrid

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

By , 14 April 2018
*****
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New York City

Exquisite musicianship in Met's revival of Il trovatore

By , 22 January 2018
****1
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Milan

Don Giovanni as “unlimited myth” at La Scala

By , 14 May 2017
****1
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New York City

A Rosenkavalier for the radio at The Met

By , 17 April 2017
***11
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London

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

By , 07 February 2017
***11
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London

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

By , 17 December 2016
****1
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Milan

Daniele Gatti and Robert Carsen tout a blithely-polished Falstaff

By , 14 October 2015
***11
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New York City

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

By , 07 October 2015
*****
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Adelaide

McVicar’s inspiring Faust triumphs in Adelaide

By , 27 August 2015
****1
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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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Vienna

Adriana Lecouvreur an der Wiener Staatsoper: Eine Diva vom Feinsten

By , 09 November 2017
****1
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Strasbourg

La Dame de Pique remporte la mise

By , 16 June 2015
****1
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