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Venera Gimadieva (The Queen of Shemakha) and Tim Mix (Tsar Dodon) © Ken Howard for Santa Fe, 2017
Santa Fe

The Golden Cockerel soars in Santa Fe

By , 19 July 2017
****1
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Arthur Woodley (Emile Griffith) © Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Opera in Jazz: Terence Blanchard's Champion in Washington DC

By , 04 March 2017
***11
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Lance Ryan (Siegfried), Katharina Magiera, Britta Stallmeister, Jenny Carlstedt (Rhinemaidens) © Monika Rittershaus (2012)
Frankfurt am Main

Save the Rhine: Frankfurt Ring concludes with a strong message

By , 17 July 2016
****1
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Vincent Wolfsteiner (Siegfried) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

A magnificent scherzo: Siegfried in Frankfurt

By , 15 July 2016
****1
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Katharina Magiera, Britta Stallmeister, Jenny Carlstedt (Rhinemaidens) and Jochen Schmeckenbecher © Monika Rittershaus (2009)
Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt's Ring Cycle off to a good start with a straightforward Das Rheingold

By , 08 July 2016
***11
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Jay Hunter Morris (Siegfried) © Lynn Lane
Houston

Fear in future past: Siegfried at Houston Grand Opera

By , 16 April 2016
****1
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Ana María Martínez (Nedda) and Marco Berti (Canio) © Craig T Mathew | LA Opera
Los Angeles

LA Opera goes Hollywood in season opening double bill starring Plácido Domingo

By , 12 September 2015
***11
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© Richard Hubert Smith
London

A Passion for our times: Adams' The Gospel According To The Other Mary premières at ENO

By , 21 November 2014
****1
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Bryn Terfel (Falstaff) and Ainhoa Arteta (Alice Ford)  ©  Cory Weaver / San Francisco Opera
San Francisco

Bryn Terfel's irrepressible Falstaff with San Francisco Opera

By , 08 October 2013
***11
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Mark Delavan as the Wanderer, Eric Owens as Alberich  ©  Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Flashes of brilliance in the Met's Siegfried

By , 29 April 2013
***11
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Stefan Margita as Loge  ©  2013 Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera
New York City

The Met's Ring Cycle begins with an impressive Das Rheingold

By , 25 April 2013
***11
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Vincent Wolfsteiner (Siegfried) © Barbara Aumüller | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Für ein bisschen Bayreuth: Siegfried in Frankfurt

By , 15 July 2016
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Rheintöchter Katharina Magiera, Britta Stallmeister & Jenny Carlstedt, J. Schmeckenbecher (Alberich) © Monika Rittershaus | Oper Frankfurt (2009)
Frankfurt am Main

„Was bisher geschah“: Das Rheingold an der Frankfurter Oper

By , 08 July 2016
****1
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