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Georgia Jarman © Adam Janisch
Berlin

Written on Skin: A modern operatic classic makes Berlin debut

By , 12 November 2018
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Joshua Bloom (Bottom) and Soraya Mafi (Tytania) © Robert Workman
London

Hot ice and strange snow: an unseasonal return for Carsen’s bed-hopping Dream

By , 01 March 2018
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Jonathan Lemalu (Nick Shadow) and Robert Murray (Tom Rakewell) © Catherine Ashmore
London

Devilishly good fun at OperaGlass Works' The Rake's Progress

By , 17 November 2017
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Curtain call of Peter Grimes © Beth Chalmers
Edinburgh

Edward Gardner and the Bergen Phil storm the Edinburgh Festival with a powerful Peter Grimes

By , 13 August 2017
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A Trip to the Moon by Andrew Norman © Tim Whitby | Getty Images for the London Symphony Orchestra
London

Reluctantly grounded, A Trip to the Moon misses its lift-off

By , 09 July 2017
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Heidi Stober (Semele) © Johan Persson
High Wycombe

All that glitters: Miskimmon's hyperactive Semele opens Garsington’s season

By , 01 June 2017
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Edward Gardner © Benjamin Ealovega
Seattle

Elgar's Dream a transformative experience at Seattle Symphony

By , 03 December 2016
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Susanna Hurrell © Eloise Campbell
London

La canterina: Unknown repertoire from Classical Opera fizzles, but fades

By , 19 September 2016
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Edward Gardner © Benjamin Ealovega
Gloucester

Fire and beauty, tears and triumph: Berlioz’s Requiem at the Three Choirs Festival

By , 27 July 2016
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Toby Spence (Idomeneo) © Clive Barda
High Wycombe

A stern Father's Day treat: Mozart Idomeneo at Garsington

By , 19 June 2016
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David Parry © Rayfield Allied
London

London Mozart Players present rare Mozart through modern eyes

By , 14 April 2016
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Barbara Hannigan (Agnès) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
London

Signed off with an orchestral flourish: Written on Skin at the Barbican

By , 19 March 2016
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Barbara Hannigan (Agnès) and Christopher Purves (The Protector) © Richard Termine
New York City

Written on Skin at Mostly Mozart Festival: a primeval experience

By , 11 August 2015
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Fflur Wyn (Lakmé) and Katie Bray (Mallika) © Robert Workman
London

Shorn of excess exoticism: Ailyn Bozok’s Lakmé at Holland Park

By , 09 July 2015
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Sarah Tynan © Chris Gloag
London

An enlightening Creation from the LSO in St Paul's Cathedral

By , 24 June 2015
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Andrew Shore (Major-General Stanley) © Tristram Kenton | ENO
London

That sinking feeling: ENO’s Pirates of Penzance scuppered at the Coliseum

By , 09 May 2015
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Sir Thomas Allen © Sussie Ahlburg
Gateshead

Britten in Gateshead: The North East's War Requiem

By , 08 November 2014
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Robert Murray © Sussie Ahlberg
London

The Schubert Project: Franz Schubert in 1824

By , 04 October 2014
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Fflur Wyn (Mimi) © Mike Hoban
High Wycombe

Opera's dead parrot sketch: Offenbach's Vert-Vert delights at Garsington

By , 09 June 2014
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Edward Gardner © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Matthew Rose the driving force in Mendelssohn's Elijah

By , 22 March 2014
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Gillian Ramm © Rayfield Allied
London

The Quality of Mercy is not Strain'd: a revelatory La clemenza di Tito

By , 13 March 2014
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Jacques Offenbach, by Félix Nadar
London

All I want for Christmas is Fantasio : Opera Rara score a hit

By , 15 December 2013
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Sir John Tomlinson  ©  Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 57: The Hallé's heavenly Parsifal

By , 25 August 2013
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Jun-Sang Han (The Spirit of the Masque), Hannah Sofo (Concord, Tänzerin der Ballettschule des Hambu
Hamburg

New Britten production in Hamburg: Gloriana as a village pageant

By , 30 March 2013
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The Mikado: Richard Suart and Richard Angas  ©  Chris Christodoulou
London

Jonathan Miller's Mikado returns to English National Opera

By , 01 December 2012
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Fflur Wyn (Iphis) and WNO Chorus  ©  Bill Cooper
Oxford

Welsh National Opera at the New Theatre, Oxford: Handel's Jephtha

By , 23 October 2012
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Bristol

St Michael's Chorus and Orchestra at St George's Bristol sing the B minor Mass

By , 29 September 2012
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Sir Mark Elder conducts Bryn Terfel at the First Night of the BBC Proms  ©  BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 1: An English theme makes for a rousing start

By , 13 July 2012
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Geoffrey Dolton as The Viceroy of Peru and Naomi O'Connell as La Périchole © Garsington Opera
High Wycombe

Garsington Opera's La Périchole bubbles and delights

By , 18 June 2012
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Aoife Checkland as child Senta, James Cresswell as the Dutchman  ©  Robert Workman
London

An imaginary Flying Dutchman at ENO

By , 28 April 2012
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Sarah Connolly  ©  Peter Warren
Birmingham

Gardner's Dreamy Gerontius at the Birmingham Symphony Hall

By , 12 April 2012
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©  BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Elijah triumphs in the Royal Albert Hall

By , 28 August 2011
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Iain Paterson as Don Giovanni above Brindley Sherratt as Leporello, credit Donald Cooper
London

Mozart's Don Giovanni at English National Opera

By , 06 November 2010
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Photo of Sarah Tynan and Robert Murray (c) 2010 Steve Cummiskey, courtesy of ENO
London

ENO's Idomeneo: go to hear it, if not to see it

By , 18 June 2010
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George Benjamin und Lawrence Renes bei den Proben © Geoffroy Schied | Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Amsterdam

Erklär mir, Liebe: George Benjamins Written on Skin geht unter die Haut

By , 28 June 2018
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Sébastien d'Hérin © Cédric Roulliat
Lyon

Les Nouveaux Caractères célèbrent le Messie à l'Auditorium de Lyon

By , 22 December 2017
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