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Puccini: Tosca
Tuomas Pursio (Scarpia) and Aušrinė Stundytė (Tosca) © Heikki Tuuli
Helsinki

An emotional new Tosca from Christof Loy in Helsinki

By , 21 September 2018
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Giselle Allen (Tosca) and Rafael Rojas (Cavaradossi) © Richard Hubert Smith
Leeds

A lovely, lurid Tosca from Opera North

By , 16 September 2018
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Brian Jagde (Cavaradossi) and Ainhoa Arteta (Tosca) © Luciano Romano
Naples

Tosca finally set in its own time and place at the Teatro San Carlo

By , 12 July 2018
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Jennifer Rowley (Tosca) and Ambrogio Maestri (Scarpia) © Jessica Griffin | Philadelphia Orchestra
Philadelphia

Yusif Eyvazov a magnificent Cavardossi in Philadelphia's Tosca

By , 12 May 2018
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Marco Vratogna (Scarpia) © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

Opera Australia’s Tosca highlights the tyranny of evil Scarpia

By , 01 May 2018
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Anna Netrebko (Tosca) and Michael Volle (Scarpia) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

High Cs to burn: Netrebko stars in The Met’s new, hot-blooded Tosca

By , 30 April 2018
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Svetlana Kasyan (Tosca) © Yasuko Kageyama | Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
Rome

Time-travelling back to 1900: an eye-popping Tosca in Rome

By , 07 April 2018
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Claire Rutter (Tosca) and Mark S Doss (Scarpia) © Richard Hubert Smith
Cardiff

An uncomplicated, thrilling Tosca from WNO

By , 09 February 2018
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Gerald Finley (Scarpia), Adrienne Pieczonka (Tosca) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
London

Tosca at Covent Garden with Calleja, Finley and Pieczonka: promise as yet unfulfilled

By , 15 January 2018
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Sonya Yoncheva (Tosca) and Željko Lučić (Scarpia) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Beautiful singing, realistic staging for the Met’s new Tosca

By , 03 January 2018
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Mickael Spadaccini (Cavaradossi) and Izabela Matula (Tosca) © Stephan Ernst
Darmstadt

A curiously uninvolving Tosca in Darmstadt

By , 17 September 2017
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Kristine Opolais © Tatyana Vlasova
Llangollen

Neither shocking nor shabby: Tosca at Llangollen

By , 04 July 2017
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Claudio Sgura (Scarpia) © Erik Berg
Oslo

A web of white packing tape: Calixto Bieito’s Tosca in Oslo

By , 11 June 2017
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Act I: Joseph Calleja (Cavaradossi), Ekaterina Metlova (Tosca) © Robert Workman
West Horsley

Grange Park Opera's inaugural Tosca

By , 08 June 2017
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Craig Smith (Scarpia) and Paula Sides (Tosca) © Richard Hubert Smith
London

Puccini without passion: a bloodless Tosca from English Touring Opera

By , 04 March 2017
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Teodor Ilincăi (Cavaradossi) and Ainhoa Arteta (Tosca) © Prudence Upton
Sydney

Tosca under Nazi occupation breaks hearts at Opera Australia

By , 25 February 2017
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Barbara Haveman (Tosca) © Patrik Borecký
Prague

A too-real Tosca from Arnaud Bernard in Prague

By , 28 January 2017
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Adelaide

A strong, passionate Tosca from State Opera in Adelaide

By , 17 November 2016
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Budapest

Tosca in Budapest: cast captivates in Puccini's shabby little shocker

By , 05 November 2016
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Hrund Ósk Árnadóttir (Tosca) and Amadeu Tasca (Scarpia) © Matthias Heyde
Berlin

Tosca G8 and the art of metavoice in Berlin

By , 01 November 2016
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Keri Alkema (Tosca) and Craig Colclough (Scarpia) © Richard Hubert Smith
London

A mixed Tosca from English National Opera

By , 03 October 2016
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Alexia Voulgaridou (Tosca) and Greer Grimsley (Scarpia) © Cory Weaver
San Diego

Alexia Voulgaridou a passionate Tosca at San Diego Opera

By , 13 February 2016
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Angela Gheorghiu (Tosca) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Angela Gheorghiu stars in a traditional Tosca in Vienna

By , 07 February 2016
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Amanda Echalaz (Tosca) and Roberto Frontali (Scarpia) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
London

Firing blanks: a disappointing Tosca at Covent Garden

By , 11 January 2016
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Maria Luigia Borsi © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Roman festival: the LPO celebrates the Eternal City

By , 04 December 2015
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Andrzej Dobber (Scarpia) © Lynn Lane
Houston

A timeless Tosca at Houston Grand Opera

By , 23 October 2015
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Michael Volle (Scarpia) and Anja Kampe (Tosca) © Clarchen Baus 2014
Berlin

Two Toscas a century apart in Berlin

By , 13 October 2015
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Phillip Rhodes (Scarpia) and Orla Boylan (Tosca) © Neil Mackenzie
Auckland

High-octane Tosca in Auckland

By , 17 September 2015
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Irina Popova (Tosca) and Adriano Graziani (Cavaradossi) © Wil van Iersel
Aachen

Leap of faith: Tosca in Aachen

By , 13 September 2015
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Elia Fabbian (Scarpia), Johanna Rusanen (Tosca) and Kamen Chenev (Cavaradossi) © Soila Puurtinen, Itä-Savo
Savonlinna

A Tosca to set the nerves jangling in Savonlinna

By , 21 July 2015
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Sergey Murzaev (Scarpia) and Fiorenza Cedolins (Tosca) © Teatro di San Carlo
Naples

Tosca: love, hope and tragedy in fascist times at the San Carlo

By , 15 July 2015
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Claudio Sgura (Scarpia) and Virginia Tola (Tosca) © Yasuko Kageyama | Opera di Roma 2014-15
Rome

Stripping away the varnish: Tosca at Rome's Teatro dell'Opera

By , 28 June 2015
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Béatrice Uria-Monzon (Tosca) and Željko Lučić (Scarpia) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

Mending fences: Luc Bondy's Tosca at La Scala

By , 22 June 2015
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Brian Jagde (Cavaradossi) © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

Latecomer Jagde comes out on top in Lyric's Tosca

By , 24 January 2015
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Claudio Sgura (Scarpia) and Martina Serafin (Tosca) © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

A plausible and wretchedly frightening Tosca opens in Melbourne

By , 12 November 2014
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Michael Volle (Scarpia) and Anja Kampe (Tosca) © Hermann & Clärchen Baus
Berlin

A bewildering Tosca at Berlin's Staatsoper im Schiller Theater

By , 03 October 2014
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© Bettina Stöß
Berlin

A sublime and heartbreaking Tosca at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 17 May 2014
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Dublin

Traditional Tosca provides an enjoyable performance

By , 17 May 2014
***11
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Oksana Dyka (Tosca) and Roberto Alagna (Cavaradossi) © Catherine Ashmore
London

A Tosca which falls flat?

By , 10 May 2014
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Bryn Terfel (baritone) as Il Barone Scarpia with Victoria Yastrebova (soprano) as Floria Tosca. Phot ©  Liverpool Philharmonic
Liverpool

An excellent Tosca from Petrenko and the RLPO with Bryn Terfel

By , 20 September 2013
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Marcelo Álvarez and Angela Gheorghiu  ©  Wiener Staatsoper / Michael Pöhn
Vienna

A classic production of Tosca at the Vienna Staatsoper well worth the ticket

By , 11 September 2013
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John Bolton Wood as Sacristan & Opera Australia Chorus  ©  Prudence Upton
Sydney

John Bell's updated Tosca retains the magic in Sydney

By , 06 July 2013
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Amanda Echalaz as Tosca, Michael Volle as Scarpia  ©  ROH / Kenton
London

All round excellence in the Royal Opera's Tosca

By , 02 March 2013
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Mark Delavan and members of the SF Opera Chorus,  ©  Cory Weaver
San Francisco

Patricia Racette is remarkable as Tosca in San Francisco

By , 16 November 2012
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Marco Berti and Martina Serafin  ©  Julien Benhamou
Paris

Love, jealousy, lust, and betrayal: Tosca in Paris

By , 07 November 2012
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OperaUpClose, Tosca
London

OperaUpClose performs Puccini's Tosca at the King's Head Theatre

By , 10 October 2012
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Jonas Kaufmann (Mario Caravadossi), Karita Mattila (Floria Tosca) in the 2010 production at the Nati ©  Wilfried Hösl
Munich

An excellent Tosca in Munich with Terfel, Naglestad and Giordano

By , 21 July 2012
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Scottish Opera's Tosca: Robert Poulton as Scarpia  ©  Mark Hamilton
Glasgow

Anthony Besch's 1980 Tosca: Meeting an Old Friend

By , 12 May 2012
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Jonathan Burton as Cavaradossi and Kara Shay Thomson as Tosca,  ©  Jeff Reeder.
Newark

Opera New Jersey’s Tosca

By , 12 February 2012
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Anthony Michaels-Moore as Scarpia  ©  Mike Hogan
London

A stellar Cavaradossi lights up ENO's Tosca

By , 26 November 2011
*****
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