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Instrument: Set Designer

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SydneyLa traviata

© Georges Antoni
Verdi: La traviata
Brian Castles-Onion; Constantine Costi; Opera Australia; Brian Thomson; Tess Schofield; Stacey Alleaume; Jessica Nuccio

MunichMignonNew production

Mignon
Thomas: Mignon
Pierre Dumoussaud; Christiane Lutz; Operastudio of Bayerische Staatsoper; Christian Andre Tabakoff; Natascha Maraval; Sarah Gilford; Mirjam Mesak

RigaNabucco

© Gunars Janaitis
Verdi: Nabucco
Mārtiņš Ozoliņš; Guntis Gailītis; Latvian National Opera; Andris Freibergs; Kristīne Pasternaka

ZürichCANCELLED through APRIL: Emergence

CANCELLED through APRIL: Emergence
Various, Belton
Sol León; Paul Lightfoot; Crystal Pite; Ballett Zürich Junior Company; Tom Bevoort; Linda Chow

StockholmDon Quixote

Don Quixote
Minkus: Don Quixote
Marius Petipa; Rudolf Nureyev; Royal Swedish Ballet; Garrett Keast; Nadine Baylis; Royal Swedish Orchestra

New York CityTurandot

Puccini: Turandot
Carlo Rizzi; Franco Zeffirelli; Metropolitan Opera; Anna Anni; Nina Stemme; Marco Berti

BerlinCarmen

Carmen
Bizet: Carmen
Jacques Lacombe; Ole Anders Tandberg; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Erlend Birkeland; Maria Geber; Irene Roberts; Robert Watson
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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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Abramović, MarinaAdam, JudithAeschlimann, RolandAhr, HenrikAlbani, LorenzoAlessi, ElisaAllio, RenéAndrade, SuzanneAndré, AdelineAppleton, EsmeArienti, JustinArlaud, PhilippeArrivabene, AgostinoAsisi, YadegarAulenti, GaeBacon, SarahBammes, JanBannwart, PatrickBarbe, AndréBarclay, MatthewBarlow, PhyllidaBarritt{Director}, PaulBaselitz, GeorgBaudoin, TristanBauduin, MarianoBauer, RaimundBaur, BenBaylis, NadineBechtler, HildegardBecker, DirkBelli, AndreaBelugou, DavidBenois, AlexandreBerndt, FredBerndt, Julia KatharinaBialas, EstherBianco, DanielBird, DickBirkeland, ErlendBoasso, ClaudiaBobée, DavidBoritt, BeowulfBornkamm, FranziskaBorzik, RolfBorák, PavelBotero, FernandoBougerol, JustineBourdin, JérômeBovey, NicolasBoyce, AndrewBoyd, MadeleineBrade, HelmutBrandtmayr, StefanBrexendorff, LenaBrotherston, LezBrown {designer}, PaulBrown, ZackBruland, Bjarte Emil WedervangBruner, ThomasBuchholz, PetraBueno, Avi YonaBuether, MiriamBurkhalter, LeaBussmann, PhilippBussotti, SylvanoBönisch, JaroslavCadle, GilesCaille-Perret, DamienCamera, AlessandroCaron, AdelineCarosi, MauroCarpenter, KimCarrizo, GabrielaCastaingt, LaurentCastellucci, RomeoCeroli, MarioCerri, CarloChisholm, CordeliaChitty, AlisonChocholoušek, MartinCinelli, ClaudioClachan, LizzieClarac, Jean-PhilippeClark, HannahClolus, EmmanuelCollazuol, SilviaConklin, JohnConnan, KatrinCordingley, AnnaCosta, SilviaCousins, BobCozzi, AndreaCpin, MarekCraig, RussellCremer, ChristofCrisman, LauroCrome, CorinnaCrouch, JulianCrowley, BobCrowley, NathanCummins, AlysonCura, JoséCurran, PaulDalton, AprilDalton, ElisabethDamovsky, BerndDavey, GideonDawson, NaomiDean, TacitaDebièvre, MyrtilleDeloeuil, OlivierDenić, AleksandarDentler, TimoDeschamps, FélixDeschamps, JérômeDessyllas, PantelisDevlin, EsDevos, ChristianeDidwiszus, RufusDijkema, MichielDiller, ElizabethDodge, AlexanderDon, RobinDonhauser, AndreasDroghetti, GermanDudley, WilliamDugas, CamilleDvořák, DanielDzudzilo, ReinisDäßler, LisaDésiré, LouisDörfler, ThomasEales, AlexEdwards, Andrew D.Edwards, CharlesEhnes, BarbaraEkman, AlexanderEngeln, StephanieEngels, JohanEvans, MarutiFack, ThibautFantin, PaoloFarmer, PeterFenouillat, ChristianFercioni, GianmaurizioFerenčík, MilanFerretti, DanteFillion, CarlFindeklee, JanaFischer-Dieskau, MathiasFišers, MiķelisFlemming, TobiasFlores, AlfonsFontaine, AntoineForma, GiòForman, MatějFoujita, TsugouharuFowler, AbigailFranchi, DomenicoFranke, BerndFreibergs, AndrisFreyer, AchimFriedländer, ChristianFrigerio, EzioFteita, LeilaFürhofer, PhilippGal, DorinGalili, ItzikGallardo, JorgeGalli, CéciliaGauja, InāraGeorgiadis, NicholasGever, EyalGibson, NateGilbert, RomainGilhuus, ZuzanaGilmour, SoutraGinefri-Corbel, NöelleGlarner, KasparGlittenberg, RolfGormley, AntonyGower Taylor, JayGranqvist, MarkusGregori, GrazianoGromer, Nora JohannaGrünberg, KlausGschwender, SusanneGuardia, Aída-LeonorGuglielminetti, EugenioGunter, JohnGussmann, WolfgangGut, MagdalenaGüner, EmineHachmann, AnetteHaller, AnnikaHammer, BernhardHanicka, BarbaraHannak, SebastianHansen, JuliaHartmann, LilliHarvey, PeterHatley, TimHauser, HeinzHayler, DuncanHaß, KatjaHeilein, PeterHeinrich, NormanHeinrich, RudolfHejdová, ValentinaHenze, EnoHerheim, StefanHerold, FalkoHetzer, ChristofHetzer, KnutHeyraud, AlexandreHiglett, SimonHinrichs, MommeHintermeier, VolkerHo, KelvinHockney, DavidHofacker, DirkHoffer, HansHogl, KarolineHohmann, BärblHopkins, Robert InnesHoresnyi, BalázsHorgas, PéterHorstkotte, HinrichHowell, RobHudson, RichardHunger, AnnettHuptych, MiroslavInger, JohanInsignares, GabrielIsrael, RobertIvars, RamonIvschina, TatjanaJacovskis, MarijusJapelj, MarkoJaunzems, DidzisJayakrishnan, SumantJiracek, Pavel B.Jodice, MicheleJones, AnnaJones, ChristineJones, RobertJurjāne, KristīneKaplan, JérômeKarl, Sarah-KatherinaKawaguchi, NaojiKentaurKilburn, SpikeKilian, JensKinmonth, PatrickKirchner, LolaKirner, JürgenKittel, Hank IrwinKleber, BernhardKoch, MatthiasKokkos, YannisKoltai, RalphKontek, AnnaKopecký, JakubKudlich, HansKudlička, BorisKuhn, AnneKunttu, MikkiKupalyan, AleksandrKylián, JiříKäselau, RalfLaginja, DaliborLaing, StewartLamford, ChloeLancaster, OsbertLaporte, Jean-PierreLattuada, FrancescaLauwers, JanLe Guen de Kerneizon, NatachaLeal, PepeLeiacker, JohannesLemaignen, AurélieLemaire, VincentLeong, PiaLeonori, BenitoLeproust, ThierryLevin, YuliaLevine, MichaelLeón, SolLidberg, PontusLieberman, AndrewLinford, AdrianLinzalata, AngeloLivermore, DavideLondiveau, LucLoquasto, SantoLowe, GeorgiaLoy, JonathonLoy, RosaLugnier, QuentinLux, SophieLöhrer, MarcLösche, FlorianMacfarlane, JohnMadsen, Flurin BorgMaestre, AurélieMaier-Schriever, PiaManganelli, MonicaManidaki, EvaMarelli, Marco ArturoMargolin, ZinovyMarr, ScottMartin, RenateMartin-Davis, AshleyMattila, AnttiMattka, ValentinMatásek, PetrMayer, StefanMcCallin, TanyaMcCann, GaryMcDonald, AntonyMcVicar, Sir DavidMelano, FabrizioMeyer{Set designer}, MarkusMonavardisashvil, DavidMondtag, ErsanMoodey, DavidMorrell, JonMortimer, VickiMoyer, AllenMudlagk, Alexander JMuhametlatypov, GlebMunzer, BettinaMurauer, HerbertMurvanidze, TeymurazMusil, EvaMyers, RalphMøller, Bente LykkeMünzner, WolfNakamura, MegumiNapier, JohnNardella, JustinNavarro, LisaNeidhardt, MathisNeidthardt, MathisNeuenfels, HansNeuhaus, BettinaNeumann, BertNeumeier, JohnNewman Brown, RhiannonNigrini, PeteNitsche, MoritzNoll, LukasNova, Juan GuillermoNunn, StuartNuñez, PabloO'Connor, FrancisOberle, Carl-FriedrichOkunev, VyacheslavOlbeter, RolandOlivé, SylvieOndruš, MartinOram, ChristopherOrlov, AlexanderOstling, DanielPabst, PeterPalli, MargheritaPanighini, StefaniaParbs, FlorianPaton, RuthPawson, JohnPeduzzi, RichardPenuela, HernanPerdziola, RobertPerego, LuigiPericoli, TullioPeter, OkarinaPetrovic, DarkoPetzold, GuidoPignon-Ernest, ErnestPilz, GottfriedPiper, TomPizzi, Pier LuigiPluss, EtiennePolicarpo, JaumePonnelle, Jean-PierrePontiggia, MarioPotra, DanProske, OliverProwse, PhilipPuissant, Jean-MarcPyant, PaulPye, TomPétrovitch, FrançoiseQuaranta, GianniQuesne, PhilippeRagot, PhilippeRauch, NeoRauch, StephanieReichert, NicolaReinhard, UlrikeReinhardt, AndreasReinhardt, Conrad MoritzRicceri, LucianoRichmond, ColinRichter, DieterRieckhoff, StefanRieger, SylviaRingst, RebeccaRisz, KarolyRitter, MignonRoberts, Richard [set designer]Rocco, SerenaRom, ErhardRose, JürgenRoskamp, DanielRoy, StéphaneRubertelli, NicolaRuf, ÉricRöhrbein, MommeSabounghi, RudySamaritani, Pier LuigiSamodurov, YuriSanchi, EdoardoSanjust, FilippoSanti, TizianoSchavernoch, HansScheele, HeikeSchenk, ThomasSchlieker, Hans-JoachimSchlipf, KatharinaSchlössmann, Frank PhilippSchlößmann, Frank PhilippSchmid, LenaSchmidt, ChristianSchmitt, ChristinaSchneider-Siemssen, GüntherSchöttl, AnnaSchramm, JoSchreiber, Klaus-ChristianSchultz, JohannesSchweer, RobertSchönecker, BenjaminSchörghofer, HartmutSchütz, JohannesSchütze, WalterScoglio, LuigiScott-Mitchell, MichaelSeibicke, PascalSeidler, HeikeSellmaier, RainerSerebrennikov, KirillShepelyov, SergeyShin, HyemiSiegismund, LindaSiliano, DiegoSimonini, Jean-LucSinell, RainerSinisi, EmanueleSkulte, KristapsSmith, RaeSodomková, AndreaSpahn, RoySpinatelli, LuisaSpuck, ChristianSteffens, TiloSteinberg, PaulStensgaard, MiaStephenson, ChiaraStich, OttoStrada, GiacomoStrømgren, JoStump, ClausStölzl, PhilippSvoboda, JosefSvoboda, PavelSzczęśniak, MałgorzataSzendrényi, ÉvaSzmukler, RachelTabakoff, Christian AndreTag, Katrin LeaTasic, AnaTcherniakov, DmitriTeigné, FabienTewes, JokiTheunissen, SabineThiele, VolkerThomas, ChantalThompson, MarkThomson, BrianThor, HaraldTommasi, CarloTownsend, OliverTran-Duc, LaniTravers, LeslieTregloan, AnnaTregubov, AlexejTrevelyan Oman, JuliaTröger, HeinrichTurner, NikiTylesova, GabrielaTzykun, VictoriaUltzUnknownVan den Heuvel, SammyVancraenenbroeck, ThibaultVandekeybus, WimVandenhoeck, AmberVartan, JamieVersweyveld, JanViebrock, AnnaVilkārsis, MārtiņšVirsaladze, SimonVitale, PaoloVoigt, Raimund OrfeoVollmer, HeikeVārdaunis, EdgarsVītols, EduardsWakhévitch, GeorgesWalter, PaulWaltz, SashaWebern, NikolausWeeger, MarcWeingarten, MirellaWeissbard, AJWeitz, Pierre-AndréWernicke, HerbertWiehle, ChristianWiesbauer, DominiqueWillems, ConradWilli, MagdaWilson, RobertWittig, KatrinYeargan, MichaelYip, TimYoumans, JamesZaitseva, ElenaZeffirelli, FrancoZehetgruber, MartinZielinski, JörgZimmermann, JörgZimmermann, Michael D.Zoller, PaulZombeck, OlafZwimpfer, KasparZöldy, Gergelyde Dardel, Alexandrede Lavenère, Brunode Limburg, Barbararosalietakisvan Hercke, Karinevan Reij, Dieuwekevon Steiger, NataschaÁgh, MártonÅberg, MagdalenaČerný, MartinČáp, VladimírĎurík, Andrej