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Performer: Gwyn Hughes Jones

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ManchesterThe Hallé - Puccini’s Tragic Geisha

© Chris Gloag
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Sir Mark Elder; Eri Nakamura; Gwyn Hughes Jones; Christopher Purves; The Hallé

OsloDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Erik Nielsen; Richard Jones; Norwegian National Opera; Paul Steinberg; Buki Shiff; James Rutherford; Jens-Erik Aasbø
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Natalya Romaniw an exciting Tosca in Scottish Opera’s powerful revival

Natalya Romaniw (Tosca) and Gwyn Hughes Jones (Cavaradossi) © James Glossop

Anthony Besch’s trusty Tosca returns to Scottish Opera with Natalya Romaniw packing a punch in the title role. 

*****
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Ballo II, the American cut: an indigestible staging at WNO

Gwyn Hughes Jones (Riccardo) and Mary Elizabeth Williams (Amelia) © Bill Cooper
Musically, WNO gets it right. Straightforward brilliance is the order of the day, and plenty of it.
***11
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An Aida that strips away the Egyptian iconography

Imelda Drumm (Amneris), Manfred Hemm (Ramfis), Graeme Danby (King) and Gwyn Hughes Jones (Radamès) © Pat Redmond
Michael Barker-Caven sets Aida in a 21st-century war zone in the Middle-East, allowing the audience to focus on the human drama.
*****
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Wheel of Fortune: Preziosilla spins Pountney's Force of Destiny

Justina Gringyte (Preziosilla) © Richard Hubert Smith
When the entire plot is triggered by a freak accident, you can't blame director David Pountney for making Fate itself one of the key characters.  
****1
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Billowing silk, blue hair: an evocative ENO Aida

Latonia Moore (Aida) © Tristram Kenton
McDermott envisages Aida as a sister production to his team's mesmeric Akhnaten. But would the hypnotic juggling and glacial choreography work for Giuseppe Verdi's Nile epic?
****1
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