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OlneyOn the Town

Bernstein: On the Town
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RichmondWest Side Story

Bernstein: West Side Story
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Annandale-on-HudsonPeter Pan

Bernstein: Peter Pan
Unknown; Christopher Alden; Marsha Ginsberg; Terese Wadden; Jack Ferver

New York CityBernstein's Mass

Bernstein: Mass
Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra; Louis Langrée; Davóne Tines; Elkhanah Pulitzer; Concert Chorale of New York; Unknown

BuxtonAlzira

James Cleverton (Gusmano) and Jung Soo Yun (Zamoro) © Richard Hubert Smith
Verdi: Alzira
Stephen Barlow; Elijah Moshinsky; Buxton Festival Chorus; Russell Craig; Kate Ladner; James Cleverton; Graeme Danby

SavonlinnaOtello

Verdi: Otello
Hannu Lintu; Nadine Duffaut; Emmanuelle Favre; Katia Duflot; Aleksandrs Antonenko; Carl Tanner

Aix-en-ProvenceDido and Aeneas

Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
Václav Luks; Vincent Huguet; Aurélie Maestre; Caroline de Vivaise; Kelebogile Besong; Sophia Burgos
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Ariadne aus Glasgow: a few twists at Opera Holland Park

Jennifer France (Zerbinetta) © Robert Workman
A spirited and seamless production of Strauss’s Ariadne is aided by some excellent singing and playing at London’s premier summer opera festival.
****1
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Petrenko and a luxury cast graces Il trittico in Munich

Ermonela Jaho (Suor Angelica) © Wilfired Hösl
Petrenko's Puccini is bracingly alert, filled with colour and has a romantic sweep that is utterly transporting.
*****
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Nelsons sheds light on Puccini's canvas

Jonathan Tetelman and Kristine Opolais © Hilary Scott
Under Andris Nelsons' baton, the musical canvas was remarkably supple with proper light shed on Puccini’s melodic inventiveness and wondrous orchestration.
****1
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A solid, dramatic staging for Rigoletto in Naples

Saimir Pirgu (The Duke of Mantua) and Nino Surguladze (Maddalena) © Francesco Squeglia
A trusty and convincing version of the masterpiece, with a cast of well-matched singers.
****1
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Mascagni's Isabeau at Opera Holland Park

Anne Sophie Duprels (Isabeau) © Ali Wright
An embarrassingly trite libretto proves unsalvageable, even with a committed cast of singers.
*1111
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Jürgen Flimm's farewell to the Staatsoper Berlin

Laura Aikin (Singer) © Clärchen und Matthias Baus
Jürgen Flimm bowed out of his role as Intendant of the Berlin State Opera with the German premiere of Salvatore Sciarrino's Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo.
***11
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A game of two halves: Ariadne auf Naxos at Longborough

Clare Presland (Composer) © Matthew Williams-Ellis
Ariadne auf Naxos shines in an ultra-contemporary world of high net worth tantrums at Longborough Festival Opera, complete with glam rock fairies, giant string, and glorious music. 
****1
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OriolBrook, IrinaBruce, GarnettBrunetti, ValentinaBuchmann, EvaBurbach, JuliaBurbach, RüdigerBusse, WolfBywater, IsabellaBékés, AndrásBénézech, OlivierBösch, DavidCaird, JohnCairns, TomCarrasco, ValentinaCarsen, RobertCastellucci, RomeoCastorf, FrankCaurier, PatriceCavanagh, MichaelCavani, LilianaCeresa, FabioCherkaoui, Sidi LarbiChéreau, PatriceClément, MariameCoats, JacquelineCogitore, ClémentCohen, PhilippeColeman, DavidCollins, AlettaConway, JamesCooke, DominicCoppola, SofiaCoves, ManuelCowell, ChristopherCreed, TomCrocker, SuzanneCrouch, JulianCucchi, RosettaCura, JoséCurran, PaulCyr, René RichardDante, EmmaDarrah, JamesDauphinais, CharlesDavids, MatthiasDecker, WillyDeflo, GilbertDelnon, GeorgesDew, JohnDexter, JohnDi Gangi, LuigiDick, EdwardDijkema, MichielDobbelaere, BjornDomingo, MartaDorn, DieterDoucet, RenaudDoyle, JohnDresen, AdolfDresen, AndreasDudek, NinaDuffaut, NadineDuncan, MartinDusapin, PascalDutilleul, MargotDutrieux, SébastienDäuper, CordulaEckenweber, BirgitEcker, EikeEdwards, GaleEgoyan, AtomErath, JohannesErkkilä, JereEverding, AugustEyre, Sir RichardFaircloth, TaraFassbaender, BrigitteFehr, HarryFellbom, LinusFioroni, LorenzoFischer, TorstenFitch, DouglasFlimm, JürgenFoglia, LeonardFont, JoanForsgren, PiaFournillier, PatrickFrey, BarbaraFreyer, AchimFricsay Kali Son, AndrásFriedrich, GötzFrisell, SonjaFritsch, HerbertFryklund, MagnusFulljames, JohnGalambos, PéterGalgóczy, JuditGallienne, GuillaumeGarattini Raimondi, DavideGarcía Villegas, OscarGasparon, MassimoGiacomazzi, UgoGielen, JosefGilbert, RomainGilmore, RosamundGilpin, SophieGinkas, KamaGloger, Jan PhilippGoerden, ElmarGomér, BengtGrandage, MichaelGratzer, HansGray, JeremyGruber, KarolineGuarino, RobinGuth, ClausGürbaca, TatjanaHabjan, NikolausHampe, MichaelHarcombe, SebHarms, KirstenHaro, ÁngelHartmann, MatthiasHavergal, GilesHeinz, GerdHerheim, StefanHermanis, AlvisHermann, DavidHerzog, Jens-DanielHilsdorf, DietrichHimmelmann, PhilippHinton, PeterHoffmann, ReinhildHolten, KasperHomoki, AndreasHorstkotte, HinrichHoráková Joly, BarboraHuber, StefanHuffman, TedHuguet, VincentHume, LindyIglich, BernadetteJacobs, AdenaJacquot, BenoîtJolly, ThomasJones, NetiaJones, RichardJoosten, GuyJoël, NicolasJudge, IanJun, AguniJung, CuschKahn, MarielleKairišs , ViestursKalniņa, RēzijaKaraman, ImmoKarapetian, AikKazaras, PeterKelo, AnnaKent, JonathanKentridge, WilliamKerényi, Miklós-GáborKesselyák, GergelyKiljunen, VilppuKim, YonaKimmig, StephanKirchner, AlfredKirschbaum, DorotheaKlepper, FlorentineKokkos, YannisKonchalovsky, AndreiKonwitschny, PeterKosky, BarrieKovalik, BalázsKramer, DanielKratzer, TobiasKrenn, Philipp M.Kreuselberg, AlexanderKrief, DenisKriegenburg, AndreasKrämer, GünterKupfer, HarryKuriyama, TamiyaKuzin, AlexanderKušej, MartinKáel, CsabaKöhler, AxelKöhler, TilmannKöpplinger, Josef ErnstLacornerie, JeanLaidet, PaulineLalli, ManuLang, DavidLanik, TinaLao, EduardoLaufenberg, Uwe-EricLauwers, JanLavia, GabrieleLawless, StephenLazar, BenjaminLee, BaayorkLehmann, Hans-PeterLehnhoff, NikolausLeiser, MosheLepage, RobertLesenger, JayLiepiņš, JānisLigorio, CeciliaLittle, RuthLivermore, DavideLloyd-Evans, MartinLohner, HelmutLord, CrispinLoren Meeker, ELoschky, NadjaLowery, NigelLoy, ChristofLubek, JulienLucassen, JimLucey, ShawnaLund, PeterLundberg, SixtenLychagina, IrinaMadia, GiorgioMakarova, NataliaMaki, AsamiManton, JamieMaratrat, AlainMarelli, Marco ArturoMariani, LorenzoMarkovics​, KarlMarthaler, ChristophMartin, EmmaMartinoty, Jean-LouisMarton, DavidMartone, MarioMatheson, TamaMayer, MichaelMazzonis di Pralafera, StefanoMcBurney, GerardMcBurney, SimonMcDermott, PhelimMcDonald, AntonyMcSweeny, EthanMcVicar, Sir DavidMears, OliverMedcalf, StephenMehmert, GilMeltzer, RebeccaMeyer, RobertMeyer-Hanno, AndreasMicheli, FrancescoMichieletto, DamianoMielitz, ChristineMijnssen, JetskeMiller, Dan WallaceMiller, JennyMiller, JoeMiller, Sir JonathanMisgaiski, MarcoMishuk, MarinaMiskimmon, AnnileseMitchell, KatieMorabito, SergioMorassi, BepiMorell, PurniMoritz, AlisonMoses, AndreaMoshinsky, ElijahMoulds, ChristopherMuscato, LeoMuti, ChiaraMärki, StephanMørk-Eidem, AlexanderMüller-Brandes, HolgerNagy, ViktorNaletova, LudmilaNegrin, FranciscoNemirova, SonjaNemirova, VeraNeuenfels, HansNeumeier, JohnNewbury, KevinNiermeyer, AmélieNoble, AdrianNucci, LeoNunes, Antú RomeroNádasdy, KálmánNürnberger, RalfO'Brien, JackOberfrank, PálOgilvie, JennyOida, YoshiOlivier TousisOllé, ÀlexOsmond, AdrianOstermann, IsabelOzawa, MatthewOzoliņš, MārtiņšPadrissa, CarlusPalcsó, SándorPaoli, SilviaPazi, VladislavPazos, MartaPelly, LaurentPeschke, AnnaPeter, OkarinaPeters-Messer, JakobPetersen, ErikPetrov, AlexanderPhillips, SimonPilavachi, AnthonyPiollet, MarcPirette, FrançoisPizzi, Pier LuigiPlaza, José CarlosPleger, RalfPoda, StefanoPodalydès, DenisPonnelle, Jean-PierrePontiggia, MarioPortacelli, CarmePountney, DavidPountney, EmiliaPousseur, MariannePremoli, AlessandraPrivett, AlanPulitzer, ElkhanahPy, OlivierPynkoski, MarshallPérez Aspa, Maria PilarPölzgutter, JohannesQuander, GeorgRaab, NicolaRader-Shieber, ChasRanisch, AxelRavella, BrunoRechi, Joan AntonRegazzo, LorenzoReinhardt, ThiloRelton, PeterRennert, GüntherRenshaw, JeanRibitzki, TobiasRichardson, MatthewRichter, FalkRichter, Hans WalterRifici, CarmeloRigola, ÀlexRitschel, SebastianRobinson, JamesRohbeck, PatrickRomaní, AnnaRootering, GeorgRosa, Andrea deRose, JürgenRosich, MarcRosner, TalRoubaud, CharlesRoussat, CécileRuf, Jean-YvesRäth, ChristianSabata, XavierSagi, EmilioSangati, GiorgioSanjust, FilippoSaponaro, FrancescoSavary, JérômeScarpitta, Jean-PaulSchaaf, JohannesSchenk, OttoSchermann, PamelaSchilling, ÁrpádSchlather, RBSchlömer, JoachimSchmid, JohannesSchulin, AlexanderSchwab, RolandSchwarz, ValentinSchönleber, JochenSchörghofer, HartmutSchüssler-Bach, KerstinSeiler, FelixSellars, PeterSelmeczi, GyörgySerban, AndreiSerebrennikov, KirillServais, ClaireServenikas, RobertasSettle, JoannaShapiro, AdolfSharon, YuvalShaw, FionaSher, BartlettSiegal, RichardSimón, RafaSinclair, AndrewSinivia, AdrianoSinjerola, Marija-EvaSivadier, Jean-FrançoisSlater, DanielSomes, Wendy EllisSoutherland, ThomSparvoli, FabioSpinosi, NathalieSpuck, ChristianStade, FarhadsStaufenbiel, BrianSteckel, JetteStefanutti, IvanSteier, LydiaStein, PeterStiehl, AronStinchelli, EnricoStoiber, VerenaStone, SimonStrassberger, ThaddeusStuder, RichardStölzl, PhilippSuter, PaulSzabó, MátéSzikora, JánosSzinetár, MiklósSzékely, KrisztaTBCTalevi, AlessandroTambosi, OlivierTamás, SzirtesTandberg, Ole AndersTarnawski, FeliksTaymor, JulieTcherniakov, DmitriTeshigawara, SaburoTeste, CyrilThalbach{Set designer}, KatharinaThalheimer, MichaelTitel, AlexanderTomas, OriolToronykőy, AttilaTreliński, MariuszTresnjak, DarkoTulassay, ÁdámTurner, LyndseyTurturro, JohnTóth, GézaUnknownUnwin, StephenValdés, Ariel GarcíaVanzina, EnricoVasileva, EkaterinaVerstraeten, ThomasVick, GrahamVidnyánszky, AttilaViebrock, AnnaVillazón, RolandoVinck, MarieVirsaladze, SimonVisser, FlorisVizioli, StefanoVontobel, RogerWagner, CarlosWagner, KatharinaWake-Walker, FredericWallmann, MargaretheWalsh, EndaWaltz, SashaWarlikowski, KrzysztofWarner, DeborahWarner, KeithWay, JustinWebster, MaxWeiss, ManfredWeitz, Pierre-AndréWertmüller, LinaWesterbarkei, PhilippWheeldon, ChristopherWieler, JossiWild, MatthewWilliams, RichardWilson, RobertWoolcock, PennyWright, MirandaWright, PeterWysocka, BarbaraZambello, FrancescaZeffirelli, FrancoZholdak, AndrijZnaniecki, MichałZvulun, Tomerde Beer, Lottede Bosio, Gianfrancodel Monaco, Giancarlovan Hove, Ivovon Götz, Christianvon Mayenburg, Maximilianvon Peter, Benedikt