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Performer: Bruno Poet

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HoustonSalome

Salome
Strauss R.: Salome
Eun Sun Kim; Francisco Negrín; Houston Grand Opera; Louis Désiré; Lise Lindstrom; Susan Graham

LondonCarmen

Bizet: Carmen
Valentina Peleggi; Calixto Bieito; English National Opera; Alfons Flores; Mercè Paloma; Justina Gringytė; Sean Panikkar

OsloCarmen

Bizet: Carmen
Ariane Matiakh; Calixto Bieito; Norwegian National Opera; Alfons Flores; Mercè Paloma; Ingeborg Gillebo; Alessandra Volpe

GlyndebourneAlcinaNew production

Handel: Alcina
Gianluca Capuano; Francesco Micheli; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Edoardo Sanchi; Alessio Rosati; Kristina Mkhitaryan; Anna Stéphany
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Glass' Akhnaten mesmerizes at The Met

J'Nai Bridges (Nefertiti), Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten) and Dísella Lárusdóttir (Queen Tye) © Karen Almond | Met Opera
The third in the composer’s “portrait” trilogy finally arrives at The Met in Phelim McDermott's spectacular production. 
*****
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Mesmerising Akhnaten returns to ENO

Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten) © Jane Hobson
Philip Glass' hypnotic opera returns in Phelim McDermott's outstanding production that respects the solemn, statuesque grandeur and epic ritual of the score. 
*****
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Glass' Akhnaten at ENO

Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten) © Richard Hubert Smith
Phelim McDermott tackles Philip Glass's ancient Egypt in a production that's totally absorbing visually and aurally, with a star performance by Anthony Roth Costanzo.
*****
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Nobody expects Wagnerian comedy: Das Liebesverbot

María Miró (Mariana) and Manuela Uhl (Isabella) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Kasper Holten's new production fails to convince about the alleged virtues of Wagner's outcast comic opera.
**111
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A shark with shiny teeth

Tobias Moretti (Macheath) and Nina Bernsteiner (Polly Peachum) © Monika Rittershaus
Requiring trained opera singers to focus primarily on acting and asking actors to sing in a renowned opera house puts everyone out of their comfort zone, which is not necessarily a bad thing.
***11
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