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Moreton-in-MarshThe Cunning Little Vixen

The Cunning Little Vixen
Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen
Justin Brown; Olivia Fuchs; Longborough Festival Opera; Nate Gibson; Julieth Lozano Rolong; Kieran Rayner

SydneyAida

© Georges Antoni
Verdi: Aida
Giampaolo Bisanti; Davide Livermore; Opera Australia; Tahu Matheson; Giò Forma; Gianluca Falaschi; Elena Gabouri

SydneyEugene Onegin

© Lisa Tomasetti
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Carlo Montanaro; Kasper Holten; Opera Australia; Mia Stensgaard; Katrina Lindsay; Nicole Car; Sian Sharp

SydneyThe Secret Garden

The Secret Garden
McNeff: The Secret Garden
Unknown; Opera Australia

OrangeNational Tour Carmen

© Georges Antoni
Bizet: Carmen
Luke Spicer; Matthew Barclay; Opera Australia; Anna Cordingley

LondonPirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance
Sullivan: Pirates of Penzance
David Eaton; John Savournin; Opera Holland Park; Rachel Szmukler; Richard Burkhard; Peter Kirk; Daisy Brown

BathurstNational Tour Carmen

© Georges Antoni
Bizet: Carmen
Luke Spicer; Matthew Barclay; Opera Australia; Anna Cordingley

SydneyLa Juive

© Georges Antoni
Halévy: La Juive
Guillaume Tourniaire; Olivier Py; Opera Australia; Pierre-André Weitz; Natalie Aroyan; Diego Torre
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School for lovers: Loy’s bitter lessons at the Salzburg Festival

Andrè Schuen (Guglielmo), Elsa Dreisig (Fiordiligi), Marianne Crebassa (Dorabella) © Salzburg Festival | Monika Rittershaus
It's difficult to believe Salzburg could have cast a finer Così in Loy's Covid-reduced production in the Großes Festspielhaus.
****1
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There will be blood: Elektra in Salzburg

Aušrinė Stundytė (Elektra) © Bernd Uhlig | Salzburger Festspiele
An Elektra conducted like Mendelssohnian fairy music, sung not shouted, just as Strauss required.
****1
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Macerata's Don Giovanni: a yellow cab to hell

Tommaso Barea (Leporello), Mattia Olivieri (Don Giovanni) and Valentina Mastrangelo (Donna Elvira) © Tabocchini Zanconi
Livermore's staging implies two different storylines – do we only see the result of Don Giovanni's hallucinations?
****1
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Everyone returns victorious in San Carlo's Aida

Anita Rachvelishvili (Amneris) and Jonas Kaufmann (Radamès) © Francesco Squeglia
With their second open-air concert performance, Teatro di San Carlo scores another hit.
****1
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An all-star Tosca for Teatro di San Carlo's reopening

Ludovic Tézier (Scarpia) and Anna Netrebko (Tosca) © Mario Wurzburger
Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov and Ludovic Tézier captivate the audience in the scenic square a few metres from the opera house
****1
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Scottish Opera’s Emerging Artists sign off with a live stream

Lucy Walters, Mark Nathan, Arthur Bruce, Charlie Drummond, Jasmine Clark, Michael Papadopoulos © James Glossop
Charlie Drummond, Heather Ireson, Arthur Bruce and Mark Nathan shine in a truly live-streamed recital from Glasgow.

Strauss' Le bourgeois gentilhomme throws a party in Martina Franca

Il borghese gentiluomo © Clarissa Lapollaph
The fil rouge of the performance is represented by two young dancers.
***11
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Reality as a staging concept: La Traviata at Teatro Real, Madrid

Lisette Oropesa (Violetta) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
In this historic reopening, Lisette Oropesa offers a magnificent performance, dramatically overwhelming and vocally very unique.
****1
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