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Glyndebourne

Everybody loves David: Handel’s Saul at Glyndebourne

By , 19 July 2018
****1
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Göttingen

Two quite different works at Göttingen International Handel Festival prove a hit

By , 19 May 2018
****1
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Göttingen

A stunning Judas Maccabaeus at Göttingen

By , 10 May 2018
*****
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London

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

By , 17 November 2017
****1
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Buxton

For teenage kicks: Mozart's Lucio Silla at Buxton International Festival

By , 09 July 2017
***11
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Göttingen

Outstanding Brockes-Passion at Göttingen Handel Festival

By , 25 May 2017
*****
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Göttingen

Handel's Lotario a hit at Göttingen

By , 19 May 2017
***11
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Göttingen

Return of Dominique Labelle to Göttingen

By , 13 May 2017
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Washington

Cummings leads a light and fluent Messiah in DC

By , 15 December 2016
***11
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Bristol

Birthday Bach from the OAE at St George's, Bristol

By , 21 October 2016
****1
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Buxton

Games of Thrones: Handel's Tamerlano at the Buxton Festival

By , 10 July 2016
****1
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Göttingen

Intensely sumptuous: Handel's Imeneo at Göttingen's Deutsches Theater

By , 06 May 2016
***11
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Göttingen

Oh, Susanna! Göttingen International Handel Festival opens in style

By , 05 May 2016
*****
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Brisbane

Appearance vs Reality: Agrippina in Brisbane

By , 08 April 2016
***11
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London

Ariodante at the RCM: in which technique is not enough

By , 08 March 2016
**111
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Zürich

Truth or Illusion? Purcell’s King Arthur resounds in Zurich

By , 27 February 2016
***11
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Glyndebourne

Biblical spectacle: an eye-popping, heart-stopping Saul for Glyndebourne’s Tour

By , 27 October 2015
****1
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London

Lost in the woods: Handel's Giove in Argo at the Royal College of Music

By , 23 March 2015
***11
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London

Fresh-voiced Semele opens London Handel Festival

By , 10 March 2015
****1
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London

Peter Sellars' reconstruction of Purcell's The Indian Queen at ENO

By , 26 February 2015
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Gateshead

Coffee and fun with Bach and Royal Northern Sinfonia

By , 16 October 2014
***11
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Gateshead

Pure essence of Bach from Laurence Cummings and friends at The Sage

By , 12 October 2014
***11
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Gateshead

Glorious Bach at Sage Gateshead

By , 09 October 2014
***11
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Leeds

Opera North blends the beautiful with the cynical in The Coronation of Poppea

By , 04 October 2014
***11
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London

London Handel Festival makes a strong case for rarely heard oratorio Deborah

By , 09 April 2014
****1
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London

Dazzling coloratura delights in Handel's Arianna in Creta

By , 04 March 2014
***11
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London

Handel's L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato at the London Handel Festival

By , 16 April 2013
****1
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London

London Handel Festival opens with a tongue-in-cheek Imeneo at the RCM

By , 11 March 2013
****1
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London

Prom 8: OAE forces thrill in Handel's Judas Maccabaeus

By , 19 July 2012
****1
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High Wycombe

Vivaldi's Olympics-themed opera gets a rare staging at Garsington Opera

By , 03 June 2012
***11
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London

St Matthew Passion with the London Handel Festival

By , 06 April 2012
***11
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London

London Handel Festival: A Strong Case for a Rare Handel Opera

By , 26 March 2012
****1
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Birmingham

Beautiful Bach in Birmingham with the OAE

By , 10 March 2012
****1
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Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne's Rinaldo on Tour

By , 22 October 2011
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London

London Handel Festival highlight

By , 12 April 2011
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London

A New Rodelinda at the London Handel Festival

By , 14 March 2011
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London

ENO scores another winner in Radamisto

By , 07 October 2010
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Göttingen

Von Blut, Mut und eigentlichen Helden: Arminio bei den Göttinger Händelfestspielen

By , 15 May 2018
****1
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Vienna

Saul am Theater an der Wien: Händel, Guth, alles gut

By , 16 February 2018
*****
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