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Charles Workman (Tammu) © Arno Declair
Berlin

Jörg Widmann's Babylon revised for Staatsoper Berlin premiere

By , 09 March 2019
****1
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Brandon Jovanovich (Sergey), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Katerina) © ROH | Clive Barda
London

No muddle, just music: Pappano delivers an exceptional Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

By , 12 April 2018
****1
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Martin Winkler (Kovalyov) © Prudence Upton
Sydney

What’s up (with) Kosky’s Nose?

By , 21 February 2018
*****
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Amanda Echalaz (Lucia de Nobile), Christian Van Horn (Julio) and Iestyn Davies (Francisco de Ávila) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Adès' riveting The Exterminating Angel debuts at the Metropolitan Opera

By , 26 October 2017
****1
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John Tomlinson (Ghost), Allan Clayton (Hamlet) © Richard Hubert Smith
Glyndebourne

Shakespeare boldly adapted by Brett Dean: Hamlet at Glyndebourne

By , 11 June 2017
****1
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Sophie Bevan, Ed Lyon © ROH | Clive Barda
London

The indiscreet charmlessness of the bourgeoisie: Adès brings The Exterminating Angel to opera

By , 24 April 2017
****1
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Ashley Riches (The Pirate King) and Andrew Shore (Major General Stanley) © Tom Bowles
London

Petticoated pirate romp: The Pirates of Penzance at ENO

By , 09 February 2017
***11
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Martin Winkler (Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov) © ROH | Bill Cooper
London

Vaudeville. Nasality. Shostakovich. Kosky.

By , 20 October 2016
*****
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Anne Sofie von Otter, John Tomlinson, Christine Rice, Amanda Echalaz & David Adam Moore © Monika Rittershaus | Salzburger Festspiele
Salzburg

The Exterminating Angel: A Salzburg world première in a surreal atmosphere

By , 28 July 2016
****1
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Sir Mark Elder © Simon Dodd
London

The OAE celebrates in style with Weber’s Der Freischütz

By , 07 June 2016
****1
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Hubert Francis (Laïos), Nicolas Courjal (Theban High Priest) and Sarah Connolly (Jocaste) © ROH | Clive Barda
London

Visually spectacular, musically even more so: Enescu's Oedipe at the Royal Opera

By , 23 May 2016
*****
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Ain Anger (Pimen) and Bryn Terfel (Boris Godunov) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
London

Boris Godunov at the Royal Opera: competent, but missing the mark

By , 14 March 2016
***11
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Mussorgsky © Ilya Repin
Port Isaac

Boris Godunov with a star British cast wows St Endellion

By , 07 August 2015
*****
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London

Stemme and Gould light up Tristan und Isolde at the Royal Opera

By , 05 December 2014
*****
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Cardiff

Scant Sodom, no Gomorrah, but a riveting Moses und Aron

By , 24 May 2014
*****
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London

A birthday gift for Accrington's finest: Gawain at the Barbican

By , 16 May 2014
*****
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London

Keith Warner and Stefanos Lazaridis' grimly compelling Wozzeck at Covent Garden

By , 31 October 2013
*****
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London

Prom 57: The Hallé's heavenly Parsifal

By , 25 August 2013
*****
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London

Birtwistle's Minotaur at Covent Garden: Impressive but sterile

By , 17 January 2013
***11
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London

The cycle concludes: Götterdämmerung at the Royal Opera

By , 24 October 2012
*****
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London

Connolly and Terfel stand out in a thought-provoking Walküre at Covent Garden

By , 18 October 2012
*****
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London

Prom 3: Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts Pelléas et Mélisande

By , 15 July 2012
****1
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Barcelona

Robert Wilson's Pelléas et Mélisande in Barcelona

By , 29 June 2012
****1
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London

A stellar cast lights up ENO's Rosenkavalier

By , 28 January 2012
****1
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Birmingham

Pappano's triumphant Royal Opera House Meistersinger in Birmingham

By , 11 January 2012
*****
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London

Tomlinson and Skelton outstanding in the ENO's Parsifal

By , 16 February 2011
*****
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Ausrine Stundyte (Katerina) - Lady Macbeth de Mzensk à l'Opéra de Lyon © Jean-Pierre Maurin
Lyon

Une Lady Macbeth sublime d'horreur à l'Opéra de Lyon

By , 27 January 2016
****1
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