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Performer: Agostino Cavalca

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Monte-CarloLe Comte Ory

Rossini: Le Comte Ory
Gianluca Capuano; Patrice Caurier; Opéra de Monte-Carlo; Christian Fenouillat; Agostino Cavalca; Maxim Mironov; Deanna Breiwick

SalzburgDon PasqualeNew production

Donizetti: Don Pasquale
Gianluca Capuano; Moshe Leiser; Christian Fenouillat; Agostino Cavalca; Peter Kálmán; Cecilia Bartoli

BrusselsDer Rosenkavalier

Strauss R.: Der Rosenkavalier
Alain Altinoglu; Damiano Michieletto; De Munt | La Monnaie; Paolo Fantin; Agostino Cavalca; Sally Matthews; Julia Kleiter

LondonMadama Butterfly

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Dan Ettinger; Moshe Leiser; The Royal Opera; Sir Antonio Pappano; Christian Fenouillat; Agostino Cavalca; Lianna Haroutounian

SalzburgDon Pasquale

Donizetti: Don Pasquale
Gianluca Capuano; Moshe Leiser; Christian Fenouillat; Agostino Cavalca; Peter Kálmán; Cecilia Bartoli
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Don Pasquale falls flat in Michieletto’s cruel comedy

Bryn Terfel (Don Pasquale) © ROH | Clive Barda
Sir Bryn Terfel relishes every nuance of the text, but Damiano Michieletto's reading of Donizetti's comedy is no laughing matter. 
**111
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Puns, dirty jokes and bizarre misunderstandings

Teresa Iervolino (Ernestina) and Pavel Kolgatin (Ermanno) © Studio Amati Bacciardi
A new, successful production by Leiser and Caurier supports a great cast of Rossini specialists, with Teresa Iervolino, Paolo Bordogna and Davide Luciano in the lead roles.
****1
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Alcina’s Hotel California at Salzburg's Whitsun festival

Cecilia Bartoli (Alcina) and Angelika Nieder (Old Alcina) © Salzburg Festival | Matthias Horn
Michieletto presents an engaging new production where magic and reality reflect each other through a mirror, and humans are exposed in all their vulnerability.
****1
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Camels and comic capers in Algiers: Italiana in Salzburg

José Coca Loza (Haly), Cecilia Bartoli (Isabella) and Alessandro Corbelli (Taddeo) © Monika Rittershaus
Cecilia Bartoli is joined by frequent collaborators Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier in a fun-filled Rossini farce full of Italian sunshine. Big grins all round. 
*****
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Rigoletto is mad but the singing is fine

Luca Salsi (Rigoletto) © Clärchen & Matthias Baus
Damiano Michieletto’s intriguing production of Rigoletto is set in a mental hospital, and sidelines emotion in favour of analysis. The singing, on the other hand, is heartfelt and exciting.
***11
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