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Leeds

Opera North's Madama Butterfly is much more than a tear-jerker with a social conscience

By , 19 January 2018
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New York City

Adès' riveting The Exterminating Angel debuts at the Metropolitan Opera

By , 26 October 2017
****1
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Glyndebourne

Tears before bedtime: El-Khoury transcends Cairns’ chilly Glyndebourne Traviata

By , 01 August 2017
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Berlin

The Third Reich Show: Terry Gilliam's Damnation de Faust reaches the Staatsoper

By , 27 May 2017
***11
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Glyndebourne

A strong Violetta carries an uninspired Traviata revival at Glyndebourne

By , 21 May 2017
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London

The indiscreet charmlessness of the bourgeoisie: Adès brings The Exterminating Angel to opera

By , 24 April 2017
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Salzburg

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

By , 28 July 2016
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Santa Fe

Celestial Mozart despite the earthbound plot: La finta giardiniera at Santa Fe Opera

By , 25 July 2015
***11
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Washington

An underwhelming Dialogues of the Carmelites from Francesca Zambello in Washington

By , 27 February 2015
**111
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Woking

Glyndebourne’s La traviata on tour: or What the Maid Saw

By , 01 November 2014
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Edinburgh

Opera North's production première of The Makropulos Case at the Edinburgh Festival

By , 11 August 2012
***11
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