Performer: Dame Sarah Connolly

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BarcelonaTristan and Isolde

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde
Josep Pons; Àlex Ollé; Gran Teatre del Liceu; Alfons Flores; Josep Abril; Iréne Theorin; Stefan Vinke

ViennaAriodanteNew production

Handel: Ariodante
William Christie; Sir David McVicar; Vienna State Opera; Vicki Mortimer; Dame Sarah Connolly; Chen Reiss

GlyndebourneGiulio Cesare in Egitto

Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, (Julius Caesar in Egypt) HWV 17
William Christie; Sir David McVicar; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Robert Jones; Brigitte Reiffenstuel; Dame Sarah Connolly; Joélle Harvey

LondonDas Rheingold

Wagner: Das Rheingold
Sir Antonio Pappano; Keith Warner; Royal Opera; Stefanos Lazaridis; Marie-Jeanne Lecca; John Lundgren; Markus Eiche

LondonDie Walküre

Wagner: Die Walküre
Sir Antonio Pappano; Keith Warner; Royal Opera; Stefanos Lazaridis; Marie-Jeanne Lecca; Stuart Skelton; Ain Anger
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Mini-Mahler: a reduced but upscale Das Lied von der Erde at Kings Place

Das Lied von der Erde may have been down-sized but it lost none of its stature in the Aurora Orchestra’s performance of a chamber arrangement of Mahler’s great song-symphony.
*****
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Sarah Connolly brings the best of British to Tuscany

Dame Sarah Connolly and Julius Drake savour the al fresco surrounds of the Villa Foce to produce a delightful evening of eclectic music in four languages. Delizioso!
***11
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Hamlet boldly adapted by Brett Dean

Brett Dean treats Shakespeare's behemoth as a timeless story told in language that has become timeless; no effort is spared in elucidating and amplifying that story.
****1
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A class act at Brighton Festival

A packed recital given by mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly at Brighton Festival.    
****1
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Conlon and the Chicago Symphony show their rapport

James Conlon led the CSO in Schubert’s Unfinished symphony and Mahler’s Das Lied von der Lied.  Mixed fortunes were had for the singers in the latter, but Conlon and the orchestra provided probing performances throughout.
***11
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