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Glyndebourne

Seriously funny, musically transcendent: Glyndebourne's Rosenkavalier

By , 20 May 2018
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Saint Paul

The Minnesota Opera stages Thaïs, a bright star in Massenet’s galaxy of women

By , 20 May 2018
****1
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Glasgow

A vibrant Street Scene from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

By , 19 May 2018
****1
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Antwerp

Alice Sara Ott and Edo de Waart bring magnificent Mozart and Dvořák to Antwerp

By , 19 May 2018
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Glyndebourne

Tears on the picnic lawn: Madama Butterfly makes her bow at the Glyndebourne Festival

By , 19 May 2018
***11
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London

Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence conquered without reservation by the Takács and friends

By , 19 May 2018
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Berlin

Dampened fire: Don Carlo at the Deutsche Oper

By , 18 May 2018
***11
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New York City

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla: A charming yet forceful first appearance on the Carnegie Hall rostrum

By , 18 May 2018
****1
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Cleveland

A brilliant Beethoven 9 marks The Cleveland Orchestra's 100th anniversary season closer

By , 18 May 2018
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Wrocław

Nemanja Radulović's Barber the highlight of the NFM Wrocław Philharmonic's American travels

By , 18 May 2018
***11
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Dublin

Milstein delivers an elegant Mozart K488 while Storgårds and RTÉ NSO produce a thrilling rendition of Mahler 6

By , 18 May 2018
***11
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Glasgow

With Kullervo, BBC Scottish looks to the north for a gripping end to the season

By , 17 May 2018
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Adelaide

The State Opera’s Pearl Fishers graces Adelaide's stage

By , 17 May 2018
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Berlin

Paradise Regained: Schumann’s secular oratorio in Berlin

By , 17 May 2018
***11
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London

A keeper: Scarlett delivers a triumphant new Swan Lake for The Royal Ballet

By , 17 May 2018
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London

Strauss on screen: the OAE presents film adaptation of Der Rosenkavalier

By , 17 May 2018
***11
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Katowice

A Requiem to soothe troubled souls at NOSPR in Katowice

By , 17 May 2018
***11
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Prague

The Monteverdi Choir: A religious experience at Prague Spring

By , 17 May 2018
****1
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Turin

On the female condition: two 20th-century operas in Turin

By , 16 May 2018
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London

Tuckett's Elizabeth is revived at the Barbican

By , 16 May 2018
***11
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Vienna

From Beethoven to Shostakovich: Honeck, Levit and the Symphoniker at the Musikverein

By , 16 May 2018
****1
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Munich

Hasse’s Artaserse in Munich: an unusual pasticcio

By , 15 May 2018
***11
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Prague

A powerful commemoration at Prague Spring

By , 14 May 2018
****1
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Herzberg am Harz

Alexander Balus in Göttingen: a wonderful performance, even with cuts

By , 13 May 2018
****1
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London

Mischief and mastery: Ligeti concertos from Aurora Orchestra

By , 13 May 2018
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Munich

Great success for Gimadieva and Flórez in Munich's Lucia di Lammermoor

By , 13 May 2018
****1
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Berlin

Thunder and lightning put an end to love in Komische Oper’s Semele

By , 12 May 2018
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Los Angeles

LA Phil returns home, licks wounds, soldiers on

By , 12 May 2018
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Berlin

Rachvelishvili triumphs as Azucena in Berlin

By , 12 May 2018
****1
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Florence

Fabio Luisi conducts Cardillac at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

By , 12 May 2018
****1
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Philadelphia

Yusif Eyvazov a magnificent Cavardossi in Philadelphia's Tosca

By , 12 May 2018
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Vienna

Softly awakes my cold, cold heart: a tepid Samson et Dalila in Vienna

By , 12 May 2018
***11
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Philadelphia

Bejeweled Bodies in Philadelphia

By , 12 May 2018
***11
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Gateshead

Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia explore Bach and beyond

By , 11 May 2018
***11
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London

Ticciati, Ólafsson and Shida Rigolo take their time at Kings Place

By , 11 May 2018
****1
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Boston

Strangers in Paradise: Boston Lyric Opera’s Trouble in Tahiti

By , 11 May 2018
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Belgrade

Alban Gerhardt stars in Martinů’s Cello Concerto no. 1 with the Belgrade Philharmonic

By , 11 May 2018
****1
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Edinburgh

Sparkling Strauss and brilliant Brahms from Søndergård

By , 11 May 2018
****1
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Belfast

20th-century classics from the Ulster Orchestra and Antony Hermus

By , 11 May 2018
***11
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Boston

An Imperial ballet for the 21st century in Boston

By , 11 May 2018
****1
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Katowice

Alexander Liebreich’s Mahler 3 in Katowice has mystery and melancholy but misses the madness

By , 11 May 2018
***11
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Göttingen

A stunning Judas Maccabaeus at Göttingen

By , 10 May 2018
*****
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Prague

A colorful, revealing reprise of Clemenza in Prague

By , 10 May 2018
****1
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Naples

Nino Rota's Il Cappello di paglia di Firenze: a fantastic folle journée at Teatro di San Carlo

By , 10 May 2018
*****
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Cleveland

Cleveland Orchestra’s “Prometheus Project” ignites at Severance Hall

By , 10 May 2018
****1
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Edinburgh

Gustavo Gimeno makes an uneven debut in Edinburgh

By , 10 May 2018
***11
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London

Lessons in Love and Violence: icy beauty and dramatic tension

By , 10 May 2018
****1
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Dublin

Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra deliver a bittersweet Walton Symphony no. 1

By , 10 May 2018
***11
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London

Flamboyant Liszt, bold Brahms from Khatia Buniatishvili at the QEH

By , 09 May 2018
****1
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London

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa

By , 09 May 2018
****1
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