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MinneapolisWest Side Story

Bernstein: West Side Story
Unknown; Guthrie Opera Theatre Company

MilanIl pirataNew Production

Sonya Yoncheva (Imogene) © Brescia & Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Bellini: Il pirata
Riccardo Frizza; Emilio Sagi; Teatro alla Scala; Daniel Bianco; Pepa Ojanguren; Sonya Yoncheva; Roberta Mantegna

CooperstownWest Side Story

Bernstein: West Side Story
Glimmerglass Opera

BarcelonaLa favorite

© Antoni Bofill
Donizetti: La Favorite
Patrick Summers; Ariel García Valdés; Gran Teatre del Liceu; Jean-Pierre Vergier; Ksenia Dudnikova; Stephen Costello

OlneyOn the Town

Bernstein: On the Town
Unknown

RichmondWest Side Story

Bernstein: West Side Story
Unknown

Annandale-on-HudsonPeter Pan

Bernstein: Peter Pan
Unknown; Christopher Alden; Marsha Ginsberg; Terese Wadden; Jack Ferver
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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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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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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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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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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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Pelléas et Mélisande: Kosky's sleep-talking, nightmare

Pelléas et Mélisande © Monika Rittershaus
There’s no doubt that Mélisande endeavours to escape past troubles when she first appears in Barrie Kosky’s production of Debussy’s opera, yet Nadja Mchantaf is no reticent, wispy maiden. Every vocal and physical gesture – always precise and penetrating – displays an atypically forthright quest for vitality, something that Arkel’s chauvinistic world does not readily offer.
*****
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