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Glyndebourne

“Or not to be”: dislocated Shakespeare as Brett Dean’s Hamlet is revived for Glyndebourne’s tour

By , 21 October 2017
***11
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London

Spyres and Crowe take the vocal honours at Covent Garden's Mitridate

By , 29 June 2017
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Göttingen

Outstanding Brockes-Passion at Göttingen Handel Festival

By , 25 May 2017
*****
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London

Partenope at ENO: pleasant enough but little more

By , 15 March 2017
**111
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Vienna

All the world’s a stage in Mariame Clément's take on The Fairy Queen in Vienna

By , 21 January 2017
****1
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London

Hidden princes: the modern première of Hasse's Demetrio from Opera Settecento

By , 21 September 2016
****1
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London

Generous rivals? Handel's Elpidia unearthed by Opera Settecento

By , 31 March 2016
****1
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Aix-en-Provence

Robert Carsen's legendary production returns to its birthplace with a Dream cast

By , 04 July 2015
*****
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London

Fresh-voiced Semele opens London Handel Festival

By , 10 March 2015
****1
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Leeds

Opera North's sonorous Sibelius overshadows a lighter Mozart Requiem

By , 26 October 2014
***11
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London

Bach tracked: Bach's cantatas at the Royal Academy of Music

By , 22 January 2012
***11
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Vienna

Auch einem Turnsaal wohnt ein Zauber inne: Brittens A Midsummer Night's Dream am Theater an der Wien

By , 15 April 2018
****1
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Vienna

L’incoronazione di Poppea im Theater an der Wien: Sinn und Sinnlichkeit, Wahn- und Frohsinn

By , 14 October 2015
*****
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