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London

An indelible performance of Giselle by the Royal Ballet

By , 19 January 2018
*****
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New York City

Beautiful singing, realistic staging for the Met’s new Tosca

By , 03 January 2018
****1
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Paris

Stéphanie d'Oustrac shines as Sesto in Willy Decker's Paris Clemenza

By , 18 November 2017
***11
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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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Southampton

Starry, starry night: Birmingham Royal Ballet's celestial Cinderella provides magic

By , 25 January 2017
*****
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London

Classical Ballet at its Best: The Royal Ballet's Giselle

By , 26 February 2016
*****
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London

Jaho and Larsson break hearts, Gallo and Hurrell mend them in The Royal Opera's Trittico

By , 25 February 2016
****1
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New York City

Radvanovsky tackles the second of The Met’s Three Queens... and wins

By , 01 February 2016
****1
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London

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

By , 23 February 2015
****1
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Cardiff

An evening of starvation and gluttony with Welsh National Opera's Hansel and Gretel

By , 21 February 2015
****1
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New York City

Hansel and Gretel at The Met: Richard Jones' sinister fairy tale production

By , 18 December 2014
****1
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Munich

A nightmare-inducing Hänsel und Gretel in Munich

By , 25 November 2014
****1
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London

Amidst the fields of poppies: The Royal Ballet's commemorative programme.

By , 07 November 2014
****1
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Edinburgh

Scottish Opera: The Rake's Progress

By , 31 March 2012
****1
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Valencia

Simpatía por el diablo: Peter Grimes en el Palau de les Arts

By , 13 February 2018
****1
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New York City

Tosca in New York: Gesangliche Gourmethäppchen in Nostalgie-Optik

By , 15 January 2018
****1
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