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Performer: Dick Bird

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ViennaOtello

Verdi: Otello
Mikko Franck; Adrian Noble; Vienna State Opera; Dick Bird; Stephen Gould; Krassimira Stoyanova

GlasgowNixon in China

Nixon in China
Adams: Nixon in China
Joana Carneiro; John Fulljames; Scottish Opera; Dick Bird; Hye-Youn Lee; Julia Sporsén

EdinburghNixon in China

Nixon in China
Adams: Nixon in China
Joana Carneiro; John Fulljames; Scottish Opera; Dick Bird; Hye-Youn Lee; Julia Sporsén

GlasgowThe Gondoliers

The Gondoliers
Sullivan: The Gondoliers
Derek Clark; Stuart Maunder; Scottish Opera; James Hendry; Dick Bird; Ellie Laugharne

GlasgowUtopia, LimitedIn concert

Utopia, Limited
Sullivan: Utopia, Limited
Derek Clark; Stuart Maunder; Scottish Opera; Dick Bird; Charlie Drummond; Ellie Laugharne
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Mistrust, rage and colonialism: Otello at the Staatsoper

Aleksandrs Antonenko (Otello) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn
During the “Salce” and “Ave Maria” in Act Four Bezsmertna turned this to magical effect, thinning out and floating her shimmering soprano into gossamer threads.
***11
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The Pearl Fishers: a lackluster evening at The Met

Pretty Yende (Leïla) and Javier Camarena (Nadir) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera
The second performance of the Met's Pearl Fishers saw one of the leads withdraw mid-performance again. A welcome performance by young baritone Alexander Birch Elliott could not rescue the evening. 
***11
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A vivid Street Scene at the Teatro Real

Joel Prieto (Sam) and Mary Bevan (Rose) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Weill's neglected "American Opera" opens in Madrid with a refurbished production by John Fulljames and a strong cast led by Patricia Racette.
***11
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BRB: Aladdin

Tzu-Chao Chou as the Djinn of the Lamp with Artists of Birmingham Royal Ballet © Bill Cooper
All the creative contributions of direction, choeography, designs and music come together to achieve a stirring ballet that tells a familar story with great clarity 
****1
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Fishing for pearls in Los Angeles

Nino Machaidze (Leïla) © Ken Howard
The casting was something special. Each of the principals was fun to watch, magnificent to listen to, believable in every gesture, look and touch. 
*****
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