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London

A persistent meditative state: Glass' Satyagraha at English National Opera

By , 07 February 2018
***11
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London

Miller's Rigoletto makes a flawed return to English National Opera

By , 02 February 2017
***11
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Glyndebourne

Every detail finely tuned in Glyndebourne's Le nozze di Figaro

By , 03 July 2016
*****
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Glyndebourne

Humour and humanity: McVicar's Meistersinger touches the heart at Glyndebourne

By , 21 May 2016
****1
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Saffron Walden

Delighting the mind's eye: Saffron Opera Group's Das Rheingold

By , 17 January 2016
****1
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London

Barbed wire and gruel: cold comfort in ENO’s Force of Destiny

By , 09 November 2015
***11
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London

Das Liebesverbot: A Wagner rarity with no wine, no women and no carnival!

By , 25 October 2015
***11
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Alresford

Israelites vs Philistines: Samson et Dalila at Grange Park

By , 20 June 2015
***11
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Alresford

April’s first kiss: Susana Gaspar’s Mimì shines in a frustrating Bohème

By , 14 June 2015
**111
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London

Iain Paterson and Edward Gardner lead a top quality rendering of Wagner's Meistersinger for ENO

By , 07 February 2015
*****
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Cardiff

Glass' The Trial in Cardiff: a new distillation and soundworld

By , 07 November 2014
****1
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Buxton

Dvořák’s Jacobin returns from musical exile to delight Buxton

By , 12 July 2014
****1
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Dijon

The Dijon Ring – Part 2

By , 06 October 2013
****1
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Dijon

The Dijon Ring – Part 1

By , 05 October 2013
****1
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London

Prom 60: Glyndebourne's outstanding Figaro

By , 28 August 2012
*****
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Gateshead

Das Rheingold: a concert perfomance full of drama

By , 26 June 2011
*****
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London

Terry Gilliam reinvents Berlioz's reinvention of Goethe's Faust

By , 08 May 2011
****1
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