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Sir Andrew Davis © Lucas Dawson
Melbourne

Sir Andrew Davis leads Elgar’s Gerontius in Melbourne

By , 08 March 2018
***11
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Curtain call of Peter Grimes © Beth Chalmers
Edinburgh

Edward Gardner and the Bergen Phil storm the Edinburgh Festival with a powerful Peter Grimes

By , 13 August 2017
****1
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Stuart Skelton (Peter Grimes) © Thor Brødreskift
Bergen

Psychologically splintered: Stuart Skelton leads a stellar Peter Grimes in Bergen

By , 30 May 2017
*****
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Jiří Bělohlávek © Lloyd Smith
London

After an imperfect start, Dvořák’s Requiem catches fire at the Barbican

By , 13 April 2017
***11
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Catherine Wyn-Rogers (La mère d'Iseut) © Robert Workman
Milton Keynes

Bitter wine: Frank Martin's Le Vin herbé an acquired taste

By , 21 March 2017
***11
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Josep Pons © Igor Cortadellas
London

Anguish with or without words: the Philharmonia plays Schubert and Mahler

By , 16 October 2016
****1
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Allison Bell © Felipe Pagani
London

Inspired by Shakespeare: a London gala to celebrate The Bard

By , 23 April 2016
***11
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Cornelius Meister © Marco Borggreve
Vienna

Shock of the new: Cornelius Meister and the Vienna RSO on new days, new seasons, new compositions

By , 09 April 2016
****1
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Emily Ranford and Nicole Car (Tatyana) © ROH | Bill Cooper
London

Seeing double: Kasper Holten’s Eugene Onegin returns to Covent Garden

By , 19 December 2015
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Gidon Saks © Johan Persson
Edinburgh

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

By , 12 August 2015
****1
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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
****1
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Bryn Terfel (Dutchman) © Clive Barda | ROH
London

Drab Dutchman at Covent Garden only partially redeemed by singers

By , 05 February 2015
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Sir Andrew Davis © Chris Christodoulou
London

A traditional start to a traditional Proms season

By , 18 July 2014
****1
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Catherine Wyn-Rogers  ©  Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 45: Tippett's The Midsummer Marriage

By , 16 August 2013
*****
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Bristol Old Vic
Bristol

Handel's Messiah reworked for the last night of the Bristol Proms

By , 03 August 2013
****1
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Felix Mendelssohn, painting by James Warren Childe
Edinburgh

Sir Andrew Davis and RSNO in Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah

By , 17 May 2013
****1
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Sir Colin Davis  ©  Matt Stuart
London

A fitting tribute to Sir Colin Davis: LSO and a superb cast perform Britten's The Turn of the Screw

By , 16 April 2013
****1
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Stuart Skelton and Susan Gritton in Peter Grimes at New National Theatre, Tokyo  ©  Chikashi Saegusa
Tokyo

An outstanding Peter Grimes in Tokyo

By , 08 October 2012
*****
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ENO Eugene Onegin  ©  Neil Libbert
London

True to the spirit of Pushkin: ENO's Eugene Onegin

By , 12 November 2011
****1
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Ben Heppner as Peter Grimes, Orlando Copplestone as his apprentice John  ©  The Royal Opera, Clive Barda 2011
London

Andrew Davis conducts a powerful telling of Britten's Peter Grimes

By , 21 June 2011
****1
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Edinburgh

RSNO and Stéphane Denève: John Adams and Beethoven 9

By , 05 May 2011
*****
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©  J Henry Fair
London

London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus perform all-Prokofiev programme

By , 03 April 2011
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Camilla Nylund © Heikki Tuuli
Paris

La Ville Morte de Korngold à Radio France : un lyrisme coloré et irrésistible

By , 30 January 2016
****1
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