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Erin Morley (Cunegonde) © Chris Lee
New York City

Glittering Candide: a celebration at Carnegie Hall

By , 18 April 2018
*****
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Roberto Abbado © Miro Zagnoli
Atlanta

Abbado and Osorio create a masterful Beethoven

By , 10 February 2018
***11
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Jesse Blumberg (Burke), Craig Colclough (Hare) and Marie McLaughlin (Abigail) © Liza Voll Photography
Boston

Attend The Tale of Burke and Hare: a world première at Boston Lyric Opera

By , 08 November 2017
****1
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Malin Byström (Jenůfa) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
San Francisco

SF Opera's Jenůfa glows with radiant performances

By , 14 June 2016
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Alan Held, Elizabeth Bishop, Richard Cox, Melody Moore, Ryan McKinny © Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Manifest destiny and doom: Francesca Zambello’s All-American Ring

By , 30 April 2016
***11
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Danielle de Niese (Roxanne) and John Irvin (Christopf) © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

Bel Canto mixes new sounds and conservative ideas at Lyric Opera Chicago

By , 07 December 2015
***11
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Heidi Stober (Sandrina) © Ken Howard
Santa Fe

Celestial Mozart despite the earthbound plot: La finta giardiniera at Santa Fe Opera

By , 25 July 2015
***11
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Mojca Erdmann (Lulu) and Johan Reuter (Dr Schön) © Clärchen & Matthias Baus
Amsterdam

Paper Doll: William Kentridge screens an elusive Lulu at the Holland Festival

By , 01 June 2015
***11
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David Daniels (Oscar Wilde) © Kelly & Massa
Philadelphia

Opera Philadelphia's Oscar disappoints despite strong performances

By , 06 February 2015
**111
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Renée Fleming (The Countess) © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

Capriccio at the Lyric slowly finds its voice

By , 06 October 2014
**111
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Mason Bates © Todd Rosenberg
San Francisco

Mason Bates trumps Beethoven in San Francisco

By , 15 January 2014
***11
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Sasha Cooke (Mary Magdalene)  ©  Cory Weaver / San Francisco Opera
San Francisco

World première of Mark Adamo's The Gospel of Mary Magdalene in San Francisco

By , 19 June 2013
***11
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French, German and Scottish soldiers sing choruses in their native languages as they write home  ©  Kelly & Massa
Philadelphia

Opera Philadelphia's Silent Night a resounding showcase

By , 10 February 2013
*****
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Simon Keenlyside as Prospero and Audrey Luna as Ariel in Thomas Adès' The Tempest  ©  Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Thomas Adès' The Tempest live in HD from the Met

By , 10 November 2012
*****
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Nathan Gunn  ©  M Sharkey Photography
Washington

Nathan Gunn rules the stage in Washington

By , 23 September 2012
****1
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©  Kelly & Massa Photography
Philadelphia

Stunning Outcome for OCP with Challenging 'Phaedra'

By , 12 June 2011
****1
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