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Performer: Antoine Fontaine

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ToulouseCasse-Noisette

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
Marius Petipa; Kader Belarbi; Ballet du Capitole; Marius Stieghorst; Antoine Fontaine; Philippe Guillotel

BordeauxLe Nozze di Figaro

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Marc Minkowski; Ivan Alexandre; Opéra National de Bordeaux; Antoine Fontaine; Florian Sempey; Rachel Willis-Sørensen

BordeauxDon Giovanni

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Marc Minkowski; Ivan Alexandre; Opéra National de Bordeaux; Antoine Fontaine; Alexandre Duhamel; Robert Gleadow

BordeauxCosì fan tutte

Mozart: Così fan tutte
Marc Minkowski; Ivan Alexandre; Opéra National de Bordeaux; Antoine Fontaine; Ana Maria Labin; Angela Brower
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A night of deceit and fun: Così at Drottningholm

Serena Malfi (Dorabella) and Ana Maria Labin (Fiordiligi) © Mats Bäcker
The third opera of the Mozart-Da Ponte trilogy opens the opera festival in Drottningholm, the "Swedish Versailles", with a good cast beautifully conducted by Marc Minkowski.
****1
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A historical curiosity in Valletta: Atys en Folie

Atys © Mario Mintoff PhotoCity
The opera parody Atys en Folie created for the Valletta International Baroque festival is an interesting historical curiosity, but the genre's very specific brand of humour doesn't appeal to everyone.

Brollops and trollops: Figaro at Drottningholm

Le nozze di Figaro is called Figaro’s Bröllop in Swedish, which sounds quite funny to ‘non-Svensks’. With Marcellina behaving like a total trollop, all that is needed to complete the rhyming triplet are the Wallops at Glyndebourne.
***11
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Richard Cœur de Lion accueilli en grande pompe à Versailles

Richard Cœur de Lion à l'Opéra Royal de Versailles © Agathe Poupeney
L'opéra de Grétry fait un retour remarqué sur les planches dans la mise en scène sensible de Marshall Pynkoski. Hervé Niquet dirige un excellent Concert Spirituel et une belle équipe de jeunes chanteurs-acteurs.
****1
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Le camélia comme symbole de la rentrée lyrique au Capitole

Marc Scoffoni (Baron Douphol), Anita Hartig (Violetta) et Catherine Trottmann (Flora) © Mirco Magliocca
Pour la reprise de la saison lyrique au Capitole, la Traviata faisait office de figure de proue pour un lancement qui se promettait des plus intenses sous la direction musicale de George Petrou.
****1
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