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Performer: David Alden

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MunichLa Calisto

La Calisto
Cavalli: La Calisto
Christopher Moulds; David Alden; Bavarian State Opera; Paul Steinberg; Buki Shiff; Christiane Karg; Luca Tittoto

ZürichMaria StuardaNew Production

Maria Stuarda
Donizetti: Maria Stuarda
Enrique Mazzola; David Alden; Zurich Opera; Gideon Davey; Salome Jicia; Diana Damrau


Rossini: Semiramide
Riccardo Frizza; David Alden; Bavarian State Opera; Paul Steinberg; Buki Shiff; Albina Shagimuratova; Bálint Szabó

MadridLucia di Lammermoor

Lucia di Lammermoor
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Daniel Oren; David Alden; Teatro Real; Charles Edwards; Brigitte Reiffenstuel; Lisette Oropesa; Venera Gimadieva

OsloLucia di Lammermoor

Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Dalia Stasevska; David Alden; Norwegian National Opera; Charles Edwards; Brigitte Reiffenstuel; Yngve André Søberg; Irina Lungu
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A dazzling Semiramide at the Royal Opera

Joyce DiDonato (Semiramide) © ROH | Bill Cooper
Lengthy but full of melodic invention, Semiramide finally made her triumphant return to the Royal Opera in David Alden's fine new production.
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Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered

Elsa van den Heever (Alcina) © Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017
David Alden's staging of Alcina mines the rich theatricality of one of Handel's best-loved operas with enchanting but also perplexing results. 
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Making Babylon great again: Semiramide in Munich

Daniela Barcellona (Arsace) and Joyce DiDonato (Semiramide) © Wilfried Hösl | Bayerische Staatsoper
The Rossini masterpiece is brought to life by an inspired conductor and four first-class singers in a new, modern production by David Alden.
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Grand opéra, grand singing: Les Huguenots

Derek Welton, Patrizia Ciofi, Irene Roberts, Olesya Golovneva and Marc Barrard © Bettina Stöss
Meyerbeer's little performed work is given an enthusiastic rendering, with star singing from a big cast led by Flórez, Ciofi and Jerkunica. David Alden's quality Personenregie makes up for some unconvincing setting choices.
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Kunde both amazes and disappoints in Teatro Real's Otello

George Petean (Iago) and Gregory Kunde (Otello) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
A lacklustre season opening at Teatro Real proves once again the elusive nature of Verdi's masterpiece.
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