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Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Helene Schneiderman

Joyce El-Khoury (Tatyana) © Michael Cooper
Toronto

Robert Carsen's Eugene Onegin ages gracefully at COC

By , 30 September 2018
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Peter Rose and Adrienne Pieczonka © Stefan Cohen
New York City

A Rosenkavalier of masterly élan from Kirill Petrenko and the Bayerische Staatsoper at Carnegie Hall

By , 29 March 2018
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Sebastian Kohlhepp (Jason) and Cornelia Ptassek (Medea) © Thomas Aurin
Stuttgart

In Konwitschny's modern Medea, monsters are made by men

By , 27 December 2017
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Shigeo Ishino (Yeletsky), Erin Caves (Herman) and Helene Schneiderman © A.T. Schaefer
Stuttgart

Sex and violence in the ghetto: Pique Dame in Stuttgart

By , 06 July 2017
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Renée Fleming (The Marschallin) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

A Rosenkavalier for the radio at The Met

By , 17 April 2017
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Matthew Rose (Baron Ochs) and Renée Fleming (The Marschallin) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
London

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

By , 17 December 2016
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Martin Winkler (Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov) © ROH | Bill Cooper
London

Vaudeville. Nasality. Shostakovich. Kosky.

By , 20 October 2016
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Zach Borichevsky (Anatol) and Erin Wall (Vanessa) © Ken Howard
Santa Fe

Vanessa: a winter storm in Santa Fe's desert

By , 30 July 2016
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Anett Fritsch (Countess), Stéphane Degout (Count) and Emőke Baráth (Susanna) © Herwig Prammer
Vienna

Comedy in the madhouse: A risky twist on Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro at Theater an der Wien

By , 13 April 2015
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Luca Pisaroni (Count Almaviva), Sylvia Schwartz (Susanna) and Elena Tsallagova (Cherubino) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Le nozze di Figaro kick-starts a new season at the Teatro Real

By , 15 September 2014
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Tara Erraught (Octavian) and Kate Royal (The Marschallin) © Chris Christodoulou
London

Broad comedy eclipses the emotional heart of Glyndebourne’s Prom Rosenkavalier

By , 22 July 2014
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Bass Ferruccio Furlanetto is Thomas Becket  ©  Ken Howard
San Diego

Ferrucio Furlanetto triumphs in San Diego Opera's Murder in the Cathedral

By , 30 March 2013
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Kristine Opolais as Cio-Cio-San, Zhengzhong Zhou as Yamadori  ©  Mike Hoban 2011
London

Madama Butterfly

By , 25 June 2011
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Ana Durlovski als Berenike © A. T. Schaefer | Oper Stuttgart
Stuttgart

Jommelli erfolgreich wiedererweckt: Il Vologeso bietet in Stuttgart dramatische Handlung und furiose Musik

By , 19 February 2015
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