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MadridRusalkaNew production

Rusalka
Dvořák: Rusalka
Ivor Bolton; Christof Loy; Teatro Real; Johannes Leiacker; Ursula Renzenbrink; Asmik Grigorian; Olesya Golovneva

AmsterdamKarina Canellakis conducts Jenůfa

© Eduardus Lee
Janáček: Jenůfa
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest; Karina Canellakis; Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor); David Cavelius; Lise Davidsen; Maria Guleghina

GlyndebourneFidelioNew production

Beethoven: Fidelio
Robin Ticciati; Frederic Wake-Walker; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Anna Jones; Emma Bell; David Butt Philip; Gianluca Buratto
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A moving Lied von der Erde at Covent Garden

Dame Sarah Connolly © Tristram Kenton | ROH 2020
Dame Sarah Connolly and David Butt Philip prove that less really can be more.
*****
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Binge-listening: a bumper Beethoven Weekender at the Barbican

Lars Vogt and the Royal Northern Sinfonia © Mark Allan | Barbican
Nine symphonies, five orchestras, two days: an immersive weekend as part of the Barbican's Beethoven 250 coverage featuring some of the UK's finest orchestras. 

A very palpable hit: Hamlet in Cologne

Dino Lüthy (Laertes) and David Butt Philip (Hamlet) © Paul Leclaire
Brett Dean's operatic reworking of Shakespeare's Hamlet receives its German premiere in a powerful new staging by the work's librettist Matthew Jocelyn.
****1
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Wolf-Ferrari entertains, Tchaikovsky bewitches at Holland Park

John Savournin (Sante), Clare Presland (Susanna) © Opera Holland Park | Ali Wright
Wolf-Ferrari's Il segreto di Susanna provides an airy bon-bouche to Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, brilliantly sung by Natalya Romaniw and David Butt Philip and conducted to fairy-tale perfection by Sian Edwards
***11
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The coronation and tragedy of Boris revived at Covent Garden

Bryn Terfel (Boris) and Roger Honeywell (Shuisky) © ROH | Clive Barda
A title role performance full of depth from Terfel and a barnstorming comic interlude from Tomlinson provide some great moments, but much of this Boris fails to rise above the ordinary.
***11
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