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Anne Sophie Duprels (Isabeau) © Ali Wright
London

Mascagni's Isabeau at Opera Holland Park

By , 14 July 2018
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Chloe Latchmore (Mère Marie), Bertie Watson, Georgia Mae Bishop (Madame de Croissy) © Clive Barda
London

Disappointing Dialogues des Carmélites at Guildhall School

By , 26 February 2018
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Shelley Jackson (Mary Crawford), Henry Neill (Edmund Bertram) and Martha Jones (Fanny Price) © Robert Workman
Alresford

Grange Festival delivers an engaging Mansfield Park by Jonathan Dove

By , 16 September 2017
****1
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Elizabeth Llewellyn (Magda) and Matteo Lippi (Ruggero) © Robert Workman
London

A swallow among the peacocks: La rondine at Opera Holland Park

By , 01 June 2017
****1
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Ben Johnson (Eisenstein), Robert Burt (Dr Blind) and Susanna Hurrell (Rosalinde) © Robert Workman
London

Gags, rhymes and melodies: Opera Holland Park's Die Fledermaus

By , 19 July 2016
****1
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Stephen Richardson (The Mikado) © James Glossop
Glasgow

Scottish Opera’s Mikado: A Victorian variety show on Japanese Night

By , 07 May 2016
***11
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Josep-Ramon Olivé (Tarquinius) and Bethan Langford (Lucretia) © Clive Barda
London

Survivor's guilt: Britten's The Rape of Lucretia, Guildhall School

By , 22 February 2016
***11
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Simon Thorpe (Manfredo) and Mikhail Svetlov (Archibaldo) © Robert Workman
London

High octane verismo: L'amore dei tre re at Opera Holland Park

By , 25 July 2015
***11
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Stephen Gadd (Michele) © Robert Workman
London

All of life is there: Il trittico opens Opera Holland Park's new season in style

By , 02 June 2015
****1
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Claire Rutter (Leonora) and Roland Wood (di Luna) © KK Dundas
Glasgow

Scottish Opera ends its season in great voice with Il trovatore

By , 17 May 2015
****1
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Ashley Holland (Captain Hook) © Clive Barda
Cardiff

Leaving J.M.Barrie dangling: High-flying Peter Pan at Welsh National Opera

By , 16 May 2015
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Alison Rose (Miranda) and Robin Bailey (Monsieur) © Clive Barda
London

Save room for seconds: I pazzi per progetto & The Dancing Master

By , 02 March 2015
***11
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Cheryl Barker (Adriana) and Peter Auty (Maurizio) © Fritz Curzon
London

The stage manager steals the show – Adriana Lecouvreur at Opera Holland Park

By , 24 July 2014
***11
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Marta Fontanals-Simmons (Pinocchio) © Alastair Muir
London

Not a wooden performance in sight: The Adventures of Pinocchio

By , 04 March 2014
****1
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Heather Lowe, Frazer B. Scott and Rosalind Coad  ©  Clive Barda
London

Fall in love all over again: Cimarosa's The Secret Marriage with British Youth Opera

By , 11 September 2013
****1
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Natalya Romaniw as Maliella and Olafur Sigurdarson as Rafaele  ©  Alex Brenner
London

Opera Holland Park unearths a rare gem with I gioielli della Madonna

By , 23 July 2013
****1
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The Pirates of Penzance, Scottish Opera and D’Oyly Carte Opera Company  ©  KK Dundas
Glasgow

Pirates of Penzance set sail from Glasgow

By , 18 May 2013
****1
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Samantha Crawford (Countess) and Lucy Hall (Susanna)  ©  Clive Barda
London

High drama and hilarity: Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama

By , 28 February 2013
***11
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Gianni Schicchi at Opera Holland Park  ©  Fritz Curzon
London

Zanetto and Gianni Schicchi: Opera Holland Park's Florentine Double Bill

By , 22 June 2012
***11
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Alexander Knox (Puck) in GSMD's A Midsummer Night's Dream,  ©  Clive Barda
London

Beguiling Britten: GSMD's A Midsummer Night's Dream

By , 28 February 2012
****1
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London

Catalani's La Wally - a hard hitting verismo gem

By , 05 August 2011
****1
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©  Clive Barda
London

Double Bill to delight.

By , 09 June 2011
*****
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