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Hong Kong

Jaap van Zweden blazes trail for the Hong Kong Philharmonic with Götterdämmerung

By , 21 January 2018
****1
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Barcelona

Don Giovanni: Into the abyss at the Liceu

By , 19 June 2017
****1
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London

Sensational Mattila, restrained Kaufmann in the LSO's exceptional Walküre Act 1

By , 08 February 2017
****1
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Milan

La Scala regulars provide a fine musical display in Don Carlos

By , 17 January 2017
****1
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London

Jonathan Kent's Manon Lescaut at Covent Garden: hard hitting staging, musically mixed

By , 22 November 2016
***11
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London

A final outing for the Royal Opera's lavish but fusty Tales of Hoffmann

By , 07 November 2016
***11
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Salzburg

The Exterminating Angel: A Salzburg world première in a surreal atmosphere

By , 28 July 2016
****1
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Washington

Twilight of the Gods gives way to an American dawn

By , 06 May 2016
****1
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London

Hitting the rocks: Damiano Michieletto's Guillaume Tell at Covent Garden

By , 29 June 2015
***11
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London

In praise of strong women: Holten's Don Giovanni returns to the Royal Opera

By , 16 June 2015
****1
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Vienna

Exciting singing rescues problematic Don Carlo at the Staatsoper

By , 25 February 2015
***11
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London

Prom 18: Barenboim's Siegfried with Lance Ryan

By , 26 July 2013
****1
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London

Prom 15: Die Walküre with Terfel, Stemme and Barenboim

By , 23 July 2013
****1
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London

Prom 14: Barenboim's Rheingold doesn't disappoint

By , 22 July 2013
*****
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El Escorial

Don Carlo en El Escorial: reposiciones en low cost

By , 30 July 2016
**111
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Barcelona

Benvenuto Cellini, Bienvenue Berlioz, Welcome Gilliam

By , 08 November 2015
****1
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