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LeipzigDie Zauberflöte

© Tom Schulze
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
David Reiland; Ralf Nürnberger; Oper Leipzig; Yadegar Asisi; Claudia Rühle; Matthias Stier; Patrick Vogel

BerlinJephthaNew production

© Jan Windszus Photography
Handel: Jephtha
Christian Curnyn; Richard Jones; Komische Oper Berlin; Hyemi Shin; Aletta Collins; Simon Berger

BudapestDialogues des Carmélites

Dialogues des Carmélites
Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites
János Kovács; Ferenc Anger; Hungarian State Opera; Éva Szendrényi; Gergely Zöldy

MulhouseCosì fan tutte

Così fan tutte
Mozart: Così fan tutte
Jacques Lacombe; David Hermann; Opéra National du Rhin; Jo Schramm; Bettina Walter; Gemma Lois Summerfield; Ambroisine Bré

BudapestDie Frau ohne Schatten

Die Frau ohne Schatten
Strauss R.: Die Frau ohne Schatten
Péter Halász; János Szikora; Hungarian State Opera; Balázs Horesnyi; Kati Zoób; Szilvia Rálik; Eszter Sümegi

ViennaArabella

Strauss R.: Arabella
Cornelius Meister; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Camilla Nylund; Tomasz Konieczny

BerlinDer Zauberer von Oz

© Jaro Suffner
Valtinoni: The Wizard of Oz
Ivo Hentschel; Felix Seiler; Komische Oper Berlin; Kati Farkas
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Comedy with knobs on: English National Opera's new Figaro

Colin Judson (Don Basilio), Louise Alder (Susanna) and Johnathan McCullough (Count Almaviva) © Marc Brenner
A witty, insightful production at the Coliseum fizzes with comedy and pathos. 
****1
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Aleksandra Kurzak impresses in latest Covent Garden Traviata revival

Aleksandra Kurzak taking her curtain call © Mark Pullinger
In its 25th anniversary season, Richard Eyre's production continues to attract the world's great sopranos to the role of Violetta, the latest being Aleksandra Kurzak. 
****1
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Amazing Breaking the Waves: Scottish Opera at the Adelaide Festival

Sydney Mancasola (Bess) © Andrew Beveridge

Breaking the Waves is a remarkable opera. Scottish Opera has brought a thrilling cast, orchestra and team to Adelaide, and its audiences are all the richer for it.

*****
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Davide Livermore's La Scala Attila travels to Sydney

Taras Berezhansky (Attila) © Prudence Upton
Livermore updates the scene to the 1930s, but seems to be setting Mussolini's Italians against invading Germans. 
***11
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Inside out: Eight Songs for a Mad King in Auckland

Robert Tucker © Jeff McEwan
The vocal part requires a range covering over five octaves, from the lowest bass notes to a high falsetto and Robert Tucker coped amazingly with the score’s lyrical elements and the various shrieking, whispering and clucking noises he was called upon to create.
****1
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Juan Diego Flórez successfully debuts as Rodolfo in Zurich's Bohème

Juan Diego Flórez (Rodolfo) and Ruzan Mantashyan (Mimì) © Toni Suter
In a reprise of Ole Anders Tandberg’s somewhat confused production, a solid cast performs a charming bohème, under the baton of Marco Armiliato.
***11
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Lucia and the Lairds: Lyric Opera of Kansas City

Sarah Coburn (Lucia) © Karli Cadel
Sarah Coburn triumphs in Shawna Lucey's production of Donizetti's masterpiece. 
****1
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