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ZürichVerdi Gala

Verdi Gala
Verdi
Philharmonia Zürich; Fabio Luisi; Maria Agresta; Bryan Hymel; Quinn Kelsey; Alexander Vinogradov

MadridUn ballo in maschera

Un ballo in maschera
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
Nicola Luisotti; Gianmaria Aliverta; Teatro Real; Lorenzo Passerini; Massimo Checchetto; Carlos Tieppo; Michael Fabiano

ZürichBoris GodunovNew production

Boris Godunov
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Kirill Karabits; Barrie Kosky; Zurich Opera; Rufus Didwiszus; Klaus Bruns; Michael Volle; Oksana Volkova

ZürichDas tapfere SchneiderleinNew production

Das tapfere Schneiderlein
Mitterer: Das tapfere Schneiderlein
Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Kai Anne Schuhmacher; Zurich Opera; Tobias Flemming; Luca Bernard; Nathan Haller

ZürichMaria Stuarda

© Monika Rittershaus
Donizetti: Maria Stuarda
Enrique Mazzola; David Alden; Zurich Opera; Gideon Davey; Diana Damrau; Katia Ledoux

AmsterdamWigglesworth conducts Mozart, Schubert and Wigglesworth

© Benjamin Ealovega
Mozart, Wigglesworth, Debussy
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest; Ryan Wigglesworth; Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor); Benjamin Goodson; Marc-André Hamelin; Sophie Bevan

GlyndebourneIn the Market for Love

In the Market for Love
Offenbach: Mesdames de la Halle
Benjamin Glassberg; Stephen Langridge; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Nardus Williams; Kate Lindsey; Brenden Gunnell; Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts
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Don't divas always die? Zazà at Theater an der Wien

Nikolai Schukoff (Milio Dufresne) and Svetlana Aksenova (Zazà) © Monika Rittershaus
Leoncavallo's opera is a rare example of a tragic, verismo opera where not a soul dies... neither by natural causes nor foul play.  
***11
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Fidelio rescues Garsington Opera's 2020 festival

Toby Spence (Florestan) © Johan Persson
Peter Mumford's intelligent staging concept and a knockout performance by a reduced Philharmonia Orchestra made this a night to remember.
*****
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Pappano leads The Royal Opera's return to action

Aigul Akhmetshina © Royal Opera House
After a few streamed events with chamber forces, the full orchestra and chorus returned to the House – albeit not in their usual positions – for an entertaining fundraising gala.
****1
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Vache Baroque opens with a fine Dido and Aeneas

The Vache
Purcell's counterpoint is beautifully sung by a young cast to inaugurate England's latest country house opera venue.
****1
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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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A heartening return to live opera at Highgate's Lauderdale House

Joanna Harries (Sāvitri) © 2020LaurentCompagnon
HGO's production of Holst's Sāvitri is a smart choice for a socially distant era. But why mess with a winning formula?
***11
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Ariel takes flight at Waterperry Opera Festival

Ariel: Daniella Sicari © Waterperry Opera Festival
With a cast of six and orchestra of seven, Waterperry Opera treats us to a new chamber opera, and one with music by Mozart.
****1
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