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MadridArabella

Strauss R.: Arabella
David Afkham; Christof Loy; Teatro Real; Jordi Francés; Herbert Murauer; Reinhard Traub

AthensFalstaffNew production

Verdi: Falstaff
Pier Giorgio Morandi; Stephen Langridge; Greek National Opera; George Souglides; Peter Mumford; Greek National Opera Orchestra

MadridLa Dolores

Bretón: La Dolores
Guillermo García Calvo; Amelia Ochandiano; Teatro de la Zarzuela; Ricardo Sánchez Cuerda; Jesús Ruiz; Juan Gómez-Cornejo; Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid

BudapestWar and PeaceNew production

Prokofiev: War and Peace
Alan Buribayev; Calixto Bieito; Hungarian State Opera; Rebecca Ringst; Ingo Krügler; Michael Bauer; Hungarian State Opera Orchestra

LeipzigDon GiovanniNew production

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Jonathan Darlington; Katharina Thoma; Oper Leipzig; Étienne Pluss; Irina Bartels; Susanne Reinhardt; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

RigaSwan Lake

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Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Marius Petipa; Lev Ivanov; Latvian National Ballet; Mārtiņš Ozoliņš; Farhads Stade; Aivars Leimanis; Juan Guillermo Nova

TokyoTannhäuser

Wagner: Tannhäuser
Alejo Pérez; Hans-Peter Lehmann; New National Theatre; Olaf Zombeck; Yuji Tatsuta; Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
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Unfaltering opera buffa: The Barber of Seville at the ROH

Two outstanding performances by young singers light up a splendidly crafted revival of Caurier and Leiser's colourful production.
*****
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On a knife-edge: Carmen returns to English National Opera

Bieito’s vivid production of Bizet's most famous work is a classic; his attack on toxic masculinity is visceral, made more potent by an excellent leading pair of singers.
****1
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A gloomy, dark Vespri siciliani at La Scala

A somewhat disappointing new production by Hugo de Ana brings I vespri siciliani back to La Scala, where Fabio Luisi leads a successful musical production with a great cast.
***11
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Livermore’s new Aida: an incredible cinematic experience in Rome

In staging Verdi's triumphant masterpiece, the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma pays homage to silent films, turning Ancient Egypt into the underworld. 

****1
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Jungle Book Reimagined: a scathing, incisive work of dance theatre

I felt that the choreography as performed by these excellent dancers was enough to carry the story without such excessive use of text and animation
***11
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Tim Albery's Tannhäuser gets a second revival at the ROH

Albery's production allows the opera to speak for itself, although sluggish pacing in the pit detract from the musical merits of this revival. 
***11
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Chabrier’s L’Étoile is a box of zany effervescent delight at the RCS

The spirited principals and chorus of the Royal Conservatoire Scotland are directed by PF Harris in Chabrier’s fizzing opéra bouffe.

****1
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