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AmsterdamLandru

Brussels Philharmonic
Neyrinck
Dirk Brossé; Vlaams Radiokoor; Jan Decleir; I Solisti del Vento

AmsterdamEarly Opera Company: Purcell's King Arthur

© Phil Poynter
Purcell: King Arthur
Christian Curnyn; Early Opera Company; Lindsay Duncan; Lucy Crowe; Anna Dennis; Mark Milhofer

LeedsBernstein double bill

Bernstein double bill
Bernstein
Jonathon Heyward; Matthew Eberhardt; Phoenix Dance Theatre; Charles Edwards; Hannah Clark; Quirijn de Lang; Sandra Piques Eddy

Newcastle upon TyneBernstein double bill

Bernstein double bill
Bernstein
Jonathon Heyward; Matthew Eberhardt; Phoenix Dance Theatre; Charles Edwards; Hannah Clark; Quirijn de Lang; Sandra Piques Eddy

SalfordBernstein double bill

Bernstein double bill
Bernstein
Jonathon Heyward; Matthew Eberhardt; Phoenix Dance Theatre; Charles Edwards; Hannah Clark; Quirijn de Lang; Sandra Piques Eddy

ZürichAlice im WunderlandWorld premiere

Alice im Wunderland
Valtinoni: Alice im Wunderland
Michael Richter; Nadja Loschky; Zurich Opera; Etienne Pluss; Irina Spreckelmeyer; Sandra Hamaoui; Lina Dambrauskaite

NottinghamBernstein double bill

Bernstein double bill
Bernstein
Jonathon Heyward; Matthew Eberhardt; Phoenix Dance Theatre; Charles Edwards; Hannah Clark; Quirijn de Lang; Sandra Piques Eddy
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Precipice at The Grange Festival: a mirror of our times

Starting narration by Tonderai Munyevu and Héloise Werner © Joe Low
Michael Chance takes the audience around The Grange in a thoughtful show combining opera excerpts, dance, acrobats, vocal and instrumental music.
****1
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Strauss' Le bourgeois gentilhomme throws a party in Martina Franca

Il borghese gentiluomo © Clarissa Lapollaph
The fil rouge of the performance is represented by two young dancers.
***11
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An enchanting new Midsummer Night’s Dream at Deutsche Oper Berlin

Jeanine De Bique (Helena), Karis Tucker (Hermia) and Jami Reid-Quarrell (Puck) © Bettina Stöß
Deutsche Oper Berlin’s new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a delightful and whimsical homage to Britten’s masterpiece. The orchestra, soloists and children’s chorus performed with energy and charm under the baton of Donald Runnicles.
***11
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Rodelinda hits all the marks at Dutch National Opera

Katarina Bradić (Eduige) and Lucy Crowe (Rodelinda) © Monika Rittershaus | DNO 2020
A veritable Baroque bonanza featuring a top-tier cast and orchestra in an emotionally incisive and handsomely crafted production.
*****
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Summoning Britten the dead in Harlem

Salon Séance © Kevin Condon
The program was annotated by the actor Sagine Valla, delivering lines from the composer's published letters, diaries and other texts. It grew intrusive at times, but when given a chance, the ensemble played beautifully.
****1
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Oscar Wilde takes centre stage in Staatsoper's Salome

Aušrinė Stundytė (Salome) and Christian Natter (Oscar Wilde) © Monika Rittershaus
The Staatsoper revives a confused production by Hans Neuenfels, under the baton of Thomas Guggeis.
***11
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Barocktage opens with a murder: Scarlatti’s Il primo omicidio

Jeremias Hübener (Caino) and Lukas Ray (Voce di Dio) © Monika Rittershaus
Romeo Castellucci’s inspiring and spiritual production lands in Berlin, with a superb cast of Baroque specialists and the B’Rock Orchestra under the baton of René Jacobs.
****1
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