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Performer: Alexander Joel

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TokyoNew Year's Eve Concert 2018-19

Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper; Alexander Joel; Ana Maria Labin; Thomas Blondelle; Ballet ensemble of the Vienna Volksoper

TokyoNew Year Concert 2019

Suppe, Strauss II, Kálmán, Holik, Offenbach, Lehár, Lumbye, Waldteufel
Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper; Alexander Joel; Ana Maria Labin; Thomas Blondelle; Ballet ensemble of the Vienna Volksoper

LondonLa bohème

Natalya Romaniw (Mimì) © Robert Workman
Puccini: La bohème
Alexander Joel; Sir Jonathan Miller; English National Opera; Valentina Peleggi; Isabella Bywater; Natalya Romaniw

LondonTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Alexander Joel; Jonathan Kent; Royal Opera; Paul Brown; Kristine Opolais; Angela Gheorghiu
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A house debut to savour: Natalya Romaniw in ENO's Bohème

Natalya Romaniw (Mimì) © Robert Workman
Jonathan Miller's production of La bohème is revived by ENO and features an important house debut. 
****1
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Dimitri Platanias stands out in a mixed Covent Garden Rigoletto

Dimitri Platanias (Rigoletto) © ROH | Mark Douet
The father-daughter exchanges between Dmitri Platanias's jester and Sofia Fomina's Gilda prove the highlights of an evening which doesn't always catch fire.
***11
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Miracle in a wasteland: Das Wunder der Heliane

Das Wunder der Heliane © Annemie Augustijns
At its local Antwerp première, David Bösch’s new production of Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Das Wunder der Heliane makes it the only house ever to have mounted twice.
*****
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Abandoned in a chilly Louisiana desert

Peter Hoare (Dancing Master), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Manon) and Alain Coulombe (Geronte de Revoir) © Bernd Uhlig
An aesthetically handsome but cold and distant staging mars the long-awaited return of  Eva-Maria Westbroek as Puccini’s heroine at Dutch National Opera.
***11
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Inside the mind of the Moor with Thalheimer's Otello in Antwerp

Corinne Winters (Desdemona) and Ian Storey (Otello) © Annemie Augustijns
The unclear ideas and the excessive blackness in Thalheimer’s concept failed to convince, but Stoyanov and Joel’s presentation of Verdi’s score made up for those problems.
**111
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