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Lina Johnson (Gilda) © Julie Howden
Glasgow

A dark, unflinching Rigoletto from Scottish Opera

By , 18 October 2018
****1
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Jennifer France (Zerbinetta) © Robert Workman
London

Ariadne aus Glasgow: Strauss’ opera gets a few twists at Opera Holland Park

By , 17 July 2018
****1
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Lauren Fagan (Violetta) © Robert Workman
London

Peacocks in Paris: an engrossing La traviata at Opera Holland Park

By , 29 May 2018
****1
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Jennifer France (The Controller) © James Glossop
Glasgow

Dove’s Flight: Witty and poignant tale of airport life at Scottish Opera

By , 24 February 2018
****1
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Matthias Goerne and Michelle DeYoung © Simon Jay Price
London

A topsy-turvy Rheingold in concert from Jurowski and the LPO

By , 27 January 2018
***11
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Scottish Opera Chorus © Jane Hobson
Glasgow

Safe and simple pleasures from Scottish Opera's La traviata

By , 19 October 2017
****1
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Jung Soo Yun (Macduff) and the company © Robert Workman
Buxton

Clamorous harbingers of blood and death: Verdi's Macbeth at Buxton International Festival

By , 07 July 2017
*****
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Katie Bray (Hansel) and Fflur Wyn (Gretel) © Robert Workman
Leeds

A real feast: Opera North's witty and perceptive Hansel and Gretel

By , 02 February 2017
****1
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Music director Stuart Stratford conducting the Orchestra of Scottish Opera © Scottish Opera
Glasgow

Curiosity and ambivalence in Scottish Opera's L'amico Fritz

By , 23 October 2016
**111
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Claire Rutter (Minnie) and Stephen Gadd (Jack Rance) © Robert Workman
Alresford

Emotionally powerful La fanciulla del West at Grange Park Opera

By , 04 June 2016
****1
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Elin Pritchard (Lucia) © Jonathan Keenan
Buxton

Gradually going flat: Lucia di Lammermoor at Buxton Opera Festival

By , 12 July 2015
**111
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Stephen Gadd (Michele) © Robert Workman
London

All of life is there: Il trittico opens Opera Holland Park's new season in style

By , 02 June 2015
****1
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Katja Tähjä
London

Salonen conducts a compelling “Symphony of a Thousand”

By , 29 June 2014
****1
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Carl Tanner (Peter Grimes) © Robert Workman
Alresford

Grimes ahoy! Suffolk's coast transplanted to the rolling Hampshire Downs

By , 30 May 2014
****1
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© Richard Hubert Smith
New York City

Glyndebourne's Billy Budd in New York

By , 07 February 2014
*****
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Members of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, The Glyndebourne Chorus, and the London Philharmonic Orc ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 60: Glyndebourne's Billy Budd silences the Albert Hall

By , 27 August 2013
*****
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©  Richard Hubert Smith
Glyndebourne

Flawless tragedy, almost unbearable: Billy Budd at Glyndebourne

By , 10 August 2013
*****
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Julia Sporsen and Peter Auty in Pagliacci,  ©  Alex Brenner
London

A game of two halves: Cav and Pag at Opera Holland Park

By , 07 June 2013
***11
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Janis Kelly and Andrew Kennedy  ©  Robert Workman
Buxton

Strauss' Intermezzo at Buxton Festival

By , 07 July 2012
***11
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Claire Rutter as Cio-Cio San  © , Alaistair Muir
Alresford

Madama Butterfly at Grange Park

By , 02 June 2012
***11
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Poole

Blackford and the BSO make a bold but poignant comment on 9/11

By , 13 September 2011
****1
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London

Catalani's La Wally - a hard hitting verismo gem

By , 05 August 2011
****1
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Grange Park Opera
Alresford

“Such dangerous fascinations” Tristan & Isolde at Grange Park Opera

By , 30 June 2011
****1
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