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Amsterdam

The Rake’s Progress in the here and now at Dutch National Opera

By , 06 February 2018
****1
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San Francisco

The dark side of the gold: John Adams' Girls of the Golden West gets its world première in San Francisco

By , 21 November 2017
****1
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Aix-en-Provence

McBurney paints The Rake's Progress onto a blank canvas in Aix

By , 05 July 2017
****1
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Amsterdam

The Abduction from the Seraglio a soprano vehicle at Dutch National Opera

By , 13 January 2017
***11
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New York City

A direct and engaging Don Giovanni at the Met

By , 04 November 2016
****1
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New York City

A winning cast sparks joy in Don Giovanni revival at the Met

By , 27 September 2016
***11
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Glyndebourne

Boxed in: Pelly serves up a grey Béatrice et Bénédict at Glyndebourne

By , 23 July 2016
***11
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Los Angeles

Waves of spiritual energy: Dudamel conducts Pärt and Mozart in LA

By , 19 May 2016
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New York City

John Dexter's genial Entführung revived at The Metropolitan Opera

By , 22 April 2016
***11
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San Francisco

A colorful but static Magic Flute in San Francisco

By , 20 October 2015
***11
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Glyndebourne

Alchemy from Barrie Kosky in Handel's Saul at Glyndebourne

By , 26 July 2015
*****
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New York City

The Rake’s Progress makes for a rare, gratifying evening of neoclassical whimsy at The Met

By , 01 May 2015
****1
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New York City

Musically solid Meistersinger at the Met fails to move

By , 02 December 2014
***11
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New York City

Opera in the Internet era: Two Boys at the Met

By , 09 November 2013
****1
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New York City

The Met's soul-searing Dialogues des Carmélites can't be missed

By , 04 May 2013
*****
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