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Clare Presland (Composer) © Matthew Williams-Ellis
Moreton-in-Marsh

A game of two halves: Ariadne auf Naxos at Longborough

By , 13 July 2018
****1
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Mary Bevan (Coraline), Kitty Whatey (Other Mother) and Ghost Children © ROH | Stephen Cummiskey
London

Entertaining but not entrancing: Royal Opera ventures into fantasy with Turnage's Coraline

By , 29 March 2018
***11
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Jonathan Lemalu (Nick Shadow) and Robert Murray (Tom Rakewell) © Catherine Ashmore
London

Devilishly good fun at OperaGlass Works' The Rake's Progress

By , 17 November 2017
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Roderick Williams (Papageno) and Siobhan Stagg (Pamina) © ROH | Tristram Kenton
London

Roderick Williams’ charming birdcatcher leads a spirited revival of The Magic Flute at Covent Garden

By , 14 September 2017
****1
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Robin Blaze (Human Frailty) in the prologue © Robert Workman
Alresford

A spellbinding Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria opens the Grange Festival

By , 07 June 2017
*****
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Bryn Terfel (Boris Godunov) © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 2: Royal Opera's spine-tingling Boris Godunov transfers to the Proms

By , 16 July 2016
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Susanna Fairbairn (Countess) and Beate Mordal (Susanna) © Matthew Williams-Ellis
Moreton-in-Marsh

Upstairs, Downstairs: Longborough Festival Opera's Le nozze di Figaro

By , 26 June 2016
****1
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Ain Anger (Pimen) and Bryn Terfel (Boris Godunov) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
London

Boris Godunov at the Royal Opera: competent, but missing the mark

By , 14 March 2016
***11
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Anna Siminska (Queen of the Night) © Mark Douet | ROH
London

Strongly cast revival of McVicar’s Enlightenment production of Die Zauberflöte at Covent Garden

By , 23 February 2015
****1
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Joélle Harvey (La Fortuna) © Stephen Cummiskey | ROH
London

Carnival delights: L'Ormindo at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

By , 03 February 2015
*****
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Samuel Boden (Ormindo) and Susanna Hurrell (Erisbe) © Stephen Cummiskey
London

Cavalli’s delightful L’Ormindo graces new Globe playhouse

By , 26 March 2014
*****
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Scottish Opera, Werther  ©  James Glossop
Glasgow

Splendid singing in Scottish Opera's quirky production of Werther

By , 17 February 2013
****1
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Aleksandra Kurzak as Susanna, Ildebrando d'Arcangelo as Figaro  ©  ROH 2012, Bill Cooper
London

Figaro's wedding makes perfect comedy

By , 11 February 2012
****1
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