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Noel Bouley Germont) and Emanuele D’Aguanno (Alfredo) © Robert Workman
Glyndebourne

Mané Galoyan steals the show in a Traviata for our age

By , 12 October 2018
***11
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Toby Spence (Gandhi), ENO chorus © Donald Cooper
London

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

By , 07 February 2018
***11
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Nicholas Pallesen (Rigoletto) and Nicholas Folwell (Monterone) © Alastair Muir
London

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

By , 02 February 2017
***11
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Gyula Orendt (Almaviva), Rosa Feola (Susanna) © Robbie Jack
Glyndebourne

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

By , 03 July 2016
*****
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Jochen Kupfer (Beckmesser) and Gerald Finley (Hans Sachs) © Tristam Kenton
Glyndebourne

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

By , 21 May 2016
****1
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Loge feigns fear as Alberich turns into a giant snake © Arthur Rackham
Saffron Walden

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

By , 17 January 2016
****1
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Calixto Bieito's production of The Force of Destiny © Robert Workman
London

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

By , 09 November 2015
***11
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Anthony Negus © Connaught Artists
London

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

By , 25 October 2015
***11
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Carl Tanner as Samson, Sara Fulgoni as Dalila © Robert Workman
Alresford

Israelites vs Philistines: Samson et Dalila at Grange Park

By , 20 June 2015
***11
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Susana Gaspar (Mimì) © Robert Workman
Alresford

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

By , 14 June 2015
**111
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Rachel Nicholls (Eva) and Iain Paterson (Hans Sachs) © Catherine Ashmore | ENO
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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Johnny Herford (Josef K) and  Nicholas Folwell (Priest) © Clive Barda
Cardiff

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

By , 07 November 2014
****1
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Anna Patalong (Terinka) and Matthew Newlin (Jiří) © Robert Workman
Buxton

Dvořák’s Jacobin returns from musical exile to delight Buxton

By , 12 July 2014
****1
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Sabine Hogrefe as Brünnhilde  © Gilles Abegg, Opéra de Dijon
Dijon

The Dijon Ring – Part 2

By , 06 October 2013
****1
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© Gilles Abegg, Opéra de Dijon
Dijon

The Dijon Ring – Part 1

By , 05 October 2013
****1
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Nicholas Folwell and Audun Iversen as Antonio and Count Almaviva in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figar ©  BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 60: Glyndebourne's outstanding Figaro

By , 28 August 2012
*****
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©  Clive Barda
Gateshead

Das Rheingold: a concert perfomance full of drama

By , 26 June 2011
*****
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Peter Hoare as Faust and Christopher Purves as Mephistopheles,  ©  Tristram Kenton
London

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

By , 08 May 2011
****1
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