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Michael Kupfer-Radecky (Hans Sachs) © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

Master masons: Holten’s Meistersinger comes to Melbourne

By , 17 November 2018
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Gordon Hawkins (Amonasro) and Leah Crocetto (Aida) © Philip Newton
Seattle

A visually stunning Aida at Seattle Opera

By , 05 May 2018
***11
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Alexey Dolgov (Pinkerton) and Lianna Haroutounian (Cio-Cio-San) © Jacob Lucas
Seattle

Trying to rethink Madama Butterfly at Seattle Opera

By , 05 August 2017
***11
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Stefan Vinke (Siegfried) and Lise Lindstrom (Brünnhilde) © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

The way the world ends: brilliant Götterdämmerung crowns Melbourne cycle

By , 28 November 2016
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James Johnson (Wotan) and the Rainbow Girls © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

Bring on the dancing girls: Rheingold redux in Melbourne

By , 21 November 2016
****1
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Greer Grimsley (Dutchman) © Philip Newton
Seattle

“It was a dark and stormy night”: Seattle Opera's intensely riveting Flying Dutchman explodes the cliches

By , 07 May 2016
****1
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Diego Torre (Rodolfo) and Nicole Car (Luisa) © Prudence Upton
Sydney

Great singing redeems a Verdi rarity at the Sydney Opera House

By , 11 February 2016
***11
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Ekaterina Siurina (Leïla) and Pavol Breslik (Nadir) © Keith Saunders
Sydney

Vocal jewels in Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de perles in Sydney

By , 21 January 2016
***11
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John Longmuir (Tamino) © Branco Gaica
Sydney

Puppetry and pantomime: The Magic Flute in Sydney

By , 07 January 2016
****1
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Vitaliy Bilyy (Miller) and Leah Crocetto (Luisa Miller) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
San Francisco

San Francisco Opera season opener: a stellar cast carries a dull staging of Luisa Miller

By , 11 September 2015
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Latonia Moore (Elisabetta) © Jamie Williams
Sydney

Latonia Moore stars in lavish Don Carlos revival in Sydney

By , 07 August 2015
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Kirsten Chambers (Salome) © Opera Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Opera Hong Kong’s modernised Salome leaves questions unanswered

By , 12 October 2014
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Richard Croft (Captain Vere) © Robert Millard
Los Angeles

Relentless, Musically Exceptional: LA Opera's Billy Budd

By , 22 February 2014
****1
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Jennifer Zetlan (Woglinde), Cecelia Hall (Wellgunde), Renée Tatum (Flosshilde) and Stefan Vinke (Si © Elise Bakketun
Seattle

Götterdämmerung at Seattle Opera is the perfect end to an extraordinary Ring

By , 09 August 2013
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Dennis Peterson (Mime), Stefan Vinke (Siegfried)  ©  Elise Bakketun
Seattle

Siegfried is funny and touching at Seattle Opera

By , 07 August 2013
****1
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Jennifer Zetlan, Cecelia Hall, Renée Tatum and Richard Paul Fink © Elise Bakketun
Seattle

Seattle Opera's Ring cycle begins well with a stunning, locally inspired Rheingold

By , 04 August 2013
****1
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© Branco Gaica
Sydney

Don Giovanni sung by a superlative cast at Sydney Opera House

By , 25 October 2011
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Peter Coleman-Wright and Elizabeth Whitehouse  ©  Branco Gaica
Sydney

Verdi's early Shakespearian drama

By , 20 September 2011
****1
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