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Performer: Gabriele Viviani

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DresdenLes Huguenots

Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots
John Fiore; Peter Konwitschny; Semperoper Dresden; Johannes Leiacker; Fabio Antoci; Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden

LondonTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Daniel Oren; Jonathan Kent; The Royal Opera; Paul Brown; Mark Henderson; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
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Teatro San Carlo revives Lucia di Lammermoor in Naples

Gianni Amelio's traditionalist staging pleased the audience, and Nadine Sierra brought vocal grace and a flawless technique to the title role.
***11
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Francesca da Rimini returns to La Scala

The use in the score of ancient musical instruments is what differentiates this work: pifferi, a lute, a “viola pomposa” give this work a distinctive flavour.
****1
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Sublime La bohème with Gustavo Dudamel

This is a well-oiled operatic machine, with all of the cogs whirring. Act I's garret crackles and pops in a slick stream of gags both familiar and new.
*****
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Clattering cherry blossom: ROH Madama Butterfly

Kristine Opolais offers a nuanced, moving Cio-Cio-San in a solid revival of Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s sepia and cream production of Madama Butterfly at the Royal Opera.
***11
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Nello Santi leads a powerful Andrea Chénier

In this production of Andrea Chénier, love, liberty, revolution and death are all ingredients to create strong emotions: with a final ovation for the conductor.
****1
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Wiener Festwochen's new Traviata: The wood and the trees

Deborah Warner’s new production of La Traviata for the Wiener Festwochen is dotted with dramatic ideas to much the same extent as flowers are strewn and champagne is uncorked in the Act I ‘Brindisi’ (drinking song), which is to say sparingly.
***11
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