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Andrew McTaggart (Falstaff) © Opera Bohemia
Stirling

A fun-packed Falstaff from Opera Bohemia heading to the Edinburgh Fringe

By , 23 August 2018
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Sir Bryn Terfel (Falstaff) and Rupert © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
London

Sir John in Love: the fat knight returns to Covent Garden

By , 10 July 2018
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Henry Waddington (Falstaff) © Clive Barda
High Wycombe

Songs of innocence and experience: Verdi's Falstaff at Garsington

By , 16 June 2018
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Michael Volle (Sir John Falstaff) © Matthias Baus
Berlin

Falstaff at the Festtage: Verdi's masterpiece in a new production at the Berlin Staatsoper

By , 25 March 2018
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Nicola Alaimo (Falstaff) © János Posztós, Müpa Budapest
Budapest

All good fun: a flesh-and-blood Falstaff at Müpa Budapest

By , 06 March 2018
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Carlos Álvarez (Falstaff) © Ramella & Giannese | Teatro Regio Torino
Turin

Falstaff in Turin: elegant, but with little mass

By , 15 November 2017
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Roberto de Candia (Falstaff) and Sonia Prina (Mistress Quickly) © Roberto Ricci
Parma

A melancholy Falstaff at the Verdi Festival in Parma

By , 01 October 2017
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Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

Verdi's last opera nostalgically staged by Damiano Michieletto in Milan

By , 02 February 2017
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Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

McVicar’s Falstaff a timely success at the Haus am Ring

By , 09 December 2016
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Ambrogio Maestri © Dario Acosta
Birmingham

Belly laugh: Verdi's Falstaff ends CBSO season in high spirits

By , 13 July 2016
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Franco Vassallo (Falstaff) and chorus © Carole Parodi
Geneva

Too many greys in Grand Théâtre de Genève's Falstaff

By , 20 June 2016
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Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff) © Péter Rákossy
Budapest

Ambrogio Maestri lifts Budapest's Falstaff

By , 22 May 2016
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Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff) © Todd Rosenberg Photography
Chicago

Riccardo Muti conducts a rewarding Falstaff in Chicago

By , 26 April 2016
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Allison Bell © Felipe Pagani
London

Inspired by Shakespeare: a London gala to celebrate The Bard

By , 23 April 2016
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Roberto de Candia Falstaff) © Luciano Romano
Naples

A director's Falstaff in Naples

By , 13 March 2016
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George Gagnidze (Falstaff) © New National Theatre, Tokyo
Tokyo

Falstaff in Tokyo with a strong international cast

By , 09 December 2015
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Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Mistress Quickly) and Nicola Alaimo (Falstaff) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

Daniele Gatti and Robert Carsen tout a blithely-polished Falstaff

By , 14 October 2015
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Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff) © Catherine Ashmore | ROH
London

A second helping for Carsen’s delicious Falstaff at the Royal Opera

By , 06 July 2015
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Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff) © Wilfried Hosl
Munich

A tartan Falstaff in Munich

By , 12 February 2015
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Warwick Fyfe (Falstaff) and Jane Ede (Alice Ford) © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

Falstaff in Melbourne: a high-calibre, cavorting, colour-coded comedy

By , 01 December 2014
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Kiril Manolov (Falstaff) © Hans Jörg Michel
Berlin

Verdi's Falstaff given a playful make-over at the Deutsche Oper

By , 29 November 2014
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Buenos Aires

Valiant Vocals from a Leading Cavalier in Teatro Colón’s Falstaff

By , 21 September 2014
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Dutch National Opera, Falstaff © BAUS
Amsterdam

Food, Glorious Food: Falstaff at the Holland Festival is a Feast for the Eyes and Ears

By , 10 June 2014
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Ambrogio Maestri as Falstaff, with horse © Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Antlers and antics: Robert Carsen's Falstaff at the Met

By , 06 December 2013
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Falstaff  ©  2013, Hans Jörg Michel
Berlin

A wild night with Falstaff at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 17 November 2013
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Marie-Nicole Lemieux & Oleg Bryjak  ©  Yves Renaud
Montreal

Opéra de Montréal brings in laughs with Verdi's Falstaff

By , 09 November 2013
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Roberto Frontali as Falstaff  ©  Robert Millard
Los Angeles

New LA Opera Falstaff is a merry treat

By , 09 November 2013
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Bryn Terfel (Falstaff) and Ainhoa Arteta (Alice Ford)  ©  Cory Weaver / San Francisco Opera
San Francisco

Bryn Terfel's irrepressible Falstaff with San Francisco Opera

By , 08 October 2013
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Ambrogio Meastri and ensemble in Falstaff at Salzburg Festival 2013  ©  Silvia Lelli
Salzburg

Salzburg Festival: Falstaff sent to Casa Verdi by Damiano Michieletto

By , 31 July 2013
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Warwick Fyfe as Falstaff  ©  Branco Gaica
Sydney

A belly-full of laughs at Opera Australia's production of Verdi's Falstaff

By , 15 February 2013
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Simon Wilding, Olafur Sigurdarson and Brian Galliford,  ©  Fritz Curzon
London

Verdi's Falstaff at Opera Holland Park

By , 24 July 2012
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Anne-Marie Lemieux as Quickly, Ambrogio Maestri as Falstaff  ©  ROH 2012 / Catherine Ashmore
London

Robert Carsen's new Falstaff at Covent Garden

By , 19 May 2012
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I. Vermillion (Mrs. Quickly), A. Erdi (Nannetta), C. Colclough (Falstaff), K. Rüütel (Mrs. Meg Page) © Annemie Augustijns
Antwerp

Kein großes Opernkino bei Christoph Waltz' Falstaff in Flandern

By , 29 December 2017
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Bryn Terfel (Sir John Falstaff) et Varduhi Abrahamyan (Mrs Quickly) © Sébastien Mathe | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Sir Bryn Falstaff réjouit l’Opéra Bastille

By , 26 October 2017
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Bryn Terfel (Falstaff) © Peter Meisel
Munich

Bryn Terfel und BRSO lassen in konzertantem Falstaff keine Wünsche offen

By , 22 January 2017
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Frankfurt am Main

Verdi's Falstaff in Frankfurt: Heimspiel für Željko Lučić

By , 23 September 2016
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Falstaff au Grand Théâtre de Genève, mise en scène de Lukas Hemleb © GTG | Carole Parodi
Geneva

Falstaff onirique et pléthorique à Genève !

By , 18 June 2016
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