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Un ballo in maschera by San Carlo Theatre © Francesco Squeglia
Naples

The Swedish King is back in Naples for Un ballo in maschera

By , 22 February 2019
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Gwyn Hughes Jones (Riccardo) and Mary Elizabeth Williams (Amelia) © Bill Cooper
Cardiff

Ballo II, the American cut: an indigestible staging by David Pountney for WNO

By , 09 February 2019
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Claire Rutter (Amelia) and Vincenzo Costanzo (Riccardo) © Robert Workman
West Horsley

Country-house Ball: Verdi at Grange Park Opera

By , 09 June 2018
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Eszter Sümegi (Amelia), Attila Fekete (Gustavo) and Alexandru Agache (Renato) © Valter Berecz
Budapest

Un ballo in maschera glitters but doesn’t ignite in Budapest

By , 21 April 2018
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Rafael Rojas (Gustavo) and Adrienn Miksch (Amelia) © Clive Barda
Leeds

Murder on the dance floor: an underwhelming Ballo in maschera from Opera North

By , 03 February 2018
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Carlos Álvarez (Renato) and Piotr Beczała (Riccardo) © A. Bofill
Barcelona

A dark masquerade in Barcelona: Verdi's Ballo returns to the Liceu

By , 07 October 2017
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Veronika Hajnová (Madame Arvidson) © Patrik Borecký
Prague

Singing carries the show in new Prague Ballo in maschera

By , 05 October 2017
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George Petean (Renato Anckarstroem) © Judith Schlosser
Zürich

Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera in Zurich: a danse macabre of pallid beauty

By , 07 June 2017
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Un ballo in maschera © Hans Nilsson
Stockholm

Verdi’s Masked Ball returns to the scene of the crime in Stockholm

By , 27 February 2017
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Etienne Dupuis (Anckarström)and Jorge de León Gustavo) © Marcus Lieberenz (September 2016 cast)
Berlin

A few inconsistencies but many splendours in Deutsche Oper's Ballo

By , 19 November 2016
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Ramón Vargas (Gustavo) and Maria Nazarova (Oscar) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Verdi’s version of the Opera Ball: Un ballo in maschera in Vienna

By , 12 January 2016
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Catrine Kirkman (Oscar) © Michael John White
London

Midsummer Opera celebrates 30th Anniversary Season with Un ballo in maschera

By , 20 November 2015
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Brian Arreola (Riccardo) © Rob Coles | Iford Arts
Bradford on Avon

Getting behind the mask: an intense Un ballo in maschera at Iford

By , 06 June 2015
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Tallinn

A sleazy, sardonic Ballo from Helikon Opera in Talinn

By , 15 August 2014
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San Diego

Glitter and Be Vengeful: San Diego Opera’s A Masked Ball

By , 08 March 2014
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Toronto

Pieczonka floods Canadian Opera Company's A Masked Ball with love and forgiveness

By , 05 February 2014
***11
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Haverford

Big, beautiful voices power AVA's Ballo

By , 08 May 2013
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Sydney

Memorable re-visioning of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera at the Sydney Opera House

By , 24 January 2013
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New York City

Álvarez and Hvorostovsky outstanding in the Met's Un ballo in maschera

By , 08 December 2012
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Chicago

Hate Breeds Hate

By , 27 November 2010
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Ramón Vargas (Gustavo) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Bunt und prächtig, schicksalsträchtig: Un ballo in maschera an der Wiener Staatsoper

By , 24 October 2018
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Sondra Radvanovsky (Amelia) et Piero Pretti (Riccardo) © Emilie Brouchon | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Un Bal masqué sans fard à Bastille

By , 16 January 2018
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O. von der Damerau (Ulrica), P. Beczala (Riccardo), S. Fomina (Oscar), G. Petean (Rentato) & Chor © Wilfried Hösl | Bayerische Staatsoper
Munich

Premiere: Bayerische Staatsoper versetzt Un Ballo in Maschera ins 20. Jahrhundert

By , 09 March 2016
***11
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Toulouse

Premier opéra de la saison toulousaine : un Bal masqué bien sobre

By , 30 September 2014
***11
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