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Noel Bouley Germont) and Emanuele D’Aguanno (Alfredo) © Robert Workman
Glyndebourne

Mané Galoyan steals the show in a Traviata for our age

By , 12 October 2018
***11
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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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Joyce El-Khoury (Violetta) © Robbie Jack
Glyndebourne

Tears before bedtime: El-Khoury transcends Cairns’ chilly Glyndebourne Traviata

By , 01 August 2017
****1
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Kristina Mkhitaryan (Violetta) © Robbie Jack
Glyndebourne

A strong Violetta carries an uninspired Traviata revival at Glyndebourne

By , 21 May 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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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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David Butt Philip (Laca Klemeň) and Ylva Kihlberg (Jenůfa) © Richard Hubert Smith
Leeds

Opera North's captivating Jenůfa

By , 22 October 2015
****1
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Magdalena Molendowska (Annina) and Irina Dubrovskaya (Violetta) © Clive Barda
Woking

Glyndebourne’s La traviata on tour: or What the Maid Saw

By , 01 November 2014
**111
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Opera North’s production of Janáček’s The Makropulos Case. Director Tom Cairns, Set and Costum ©  Robert Workman
Edinburgh

Opera North's production première of The Makropulos Case at the Edinburgh Festival

By , 11 August 2012
***11
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