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Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Jonathan Summers

Vittorio Grigolo (Werther) and Joyce DiDonato (Charlotte) © ROH | Bill Cooper
London

Grigolo and DiDonato light up the Royal Opera's Werther

By , 19 June 2016
***11
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Stuart Skelton (Otello) © Francis Loney
London

"One that lov'd not wisely but too well": a visceral Otello at ENO

By , 13 September 2014
****1
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Ross Ramgobin (Owen Wingrave) © Robert Workman
Snape

Powerful minimalism: Owen Wingrave launches Aldeburgh Festival

By , 15 June 2014
*****
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Svetla Vassileva as Leonora  ©  Prudence Upton
Sydney

Compelling new production of La Forza del Destino at Sydney Opera House

By , 29 June 2013
****1
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Stuart Skelton and Susan Gritton in Peter Grimes at New National Theatre, Tokyo  ©  Chikashi Saegusa
Tokyo

An outstanding Peter Grimes in Tokyo

By , 08 October 2012
*****
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Kim Begley as Captain Vere  ©  Henrietta Butler
London

Dark deeds on the high seas: Billy Budd at ENO

By , 23 June 2012
****1
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Newcastle upon Tyne

Opera North's dazzling Queen of Spades is full of Russian passion

By , 11 November 2011
****1
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Ben Heppner as Peter Grimes, Orlando Copplestone as his apprentice John  ©  The Royal Opera, Clive Barda 2011
London

Andrew Davis conducts a powerful telling of Britten's Peter Grimes

By , 21 June 2011
****1
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