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Performer: James Laing

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LeedsGiulio Cesare

Giulio Cesare
Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, (Julius Caesar in Egypt) HWV 17
Christian Curnyn; Tim Albery; Opera North; Leslie Travers; Justina Gringytė; Sophie Bevan

Newcastle upon TyneGiulio Cesare

Giulio Cesare
Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, (Julius Caesar in Egypt) HWV 17
Christian Curnyn; Tim Albery; Opera North; Leslie Travers; Justina Gringytė; Sophie Bevan

NottinghamGiulio Cesare

Giulio Cesare
Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, (Julius Caesar in Egypt) HWV 17
Manoj Kamps; Tim Albery; Opera North; Leslie Travers; Justina Gringytė; Sophie Bevan

SalfordGiulio Cesare

Giulio Cesare
Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, (Julius Caesar in Egypt) HWV 17
Christian Curnyn; Tim Albery; Opera North; Leslie Travers; Justina Gringytė; Sophie Bevan

LondonBerenice

Handel: Berenice, regina d'Egitto
Laurence Cummings; Adele Thomas; Royal Opera; Hannah Clark; Claire Booth; Rachael Lloyd; Jacquelyn Stucker
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Witty and poignant tale of airport life at Scottish Opera

Jennifer France (The Controller) © James Glossop
Jonathan Dove’s witty Flight at Scottish Opera is finely sung by a tight ensemble with standout performances from Jennifer France and James Laing.
****1
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Muhly's Marnie fails to find the drama of the novel

Sasha Cooke (Marnie) © Richard Hubert Smith
A decent cast was unable to redeem a fundamentally dull opera that lacks the psycholgical complexity and tension of both the original Graham novel and its famous Hitchcock adaptation.
***11
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Partenope at ENO: pleasant enough

Sarah Tynan (Partenope) © Donald Cooper
Christopher Alden's account of Handel's love pentangle is long on Man Ray imagery and modern language wordplay, but never hits the vocal highs and eventually palls.
**111
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Lessons in sin from the Dunedin Consort

James Laing © Mario Mintoff PhotoCity
Meditations from the Bach family on the human condition in "Cantatas for the soul" performed by the Dunedin Consort in Ta Giezu Church at the Valletta International Baroque Festival.
****1
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Intensely sumptuous: Handel's Imeneo at Gottingen

William Berger (Imeneo) © Theodoro da Silva
Historically informed baroque gestures and ballet additions: Handel's only operetta gets a rare airing and a musical makeover in Sigried T'Hooft's new production for Gottingen's International Handel Festival.
***11
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