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Performer: Jennifer Davis

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San FranciscoLe nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)New production

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Henrik Nánási; Michael Cavanagh; San Francisco Opera; Erhard Rom; Constance Hoffman; Levente Molnár; Jennifer Davis

LlandudnoThe Magic Flute

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Damian Iorio; Dominic Cooke; Welsh National Opera; Julian Crouch; Kevin Pollard; Ben Johnson; Anita Watson

SouthamptonThe Magic Flute

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Damian Iorio; Dominic Cooke; Welsh National Opera; Julian Crouch; Kevin Pollard; Ben Johnson; Anita Watson

DublinMagic Flute

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Peter Whelan; Caroline Staunton; Irish National Opera; Sinead Hayes; Ciaran Bagnall; Katie Davenport; Nick Pritchard
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Bowler hats and lobsters: WNO's surreal Magic Flute returns

Ben Johnson (Tamino) © Bill Cooper
Dominic Cooke’s Magritte-inspired production returns to Wales Millennium Centre to keep the audience giggling. 
***11
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A classic executed with style: Hänsel und Gretel

Hanna Hipp (Hänsel), Jennifer Davis (Gretel) © ROH | Clive Barda
Designer/director Antony McDonald treads a perfectly weighted path between light and dark of the fairytale; conductor Sebastian Weigle cooks up a Wagnerian storm; Michaela Schuster steals the show. A treat.
****1
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Swan cruise: Lohengrin at Covent Garden

Jennifer Davis (Elsa) and Klaus Florian Vogt (Lohengrin) © ROH | Clive Barda
David Alden’s new production for The Royal Opera, referencing fascist Germany, is drab, but there are musical compensations. 
***11
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Funny blends with sinister: witty Don Giovanni revival

Elizabeth Atherton (Donna Elvira) and John Savournin (Leporello) © Bill Cooper
Alessandro Talevi's production of Don Giovanni, conducted by Christoph Altstaedt, receives a welcome revival at the Grand Theatre, Leeds. 
****1
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The Big Bang: a starry launch for Irish National Opera

Orla Boylan, Fergus Sheil, Anna Devin and the RTE National Symphony Orchestra © Ste Murray
The biggest stigma associated with opera in Ireland is not that it is an elitist art form, but that it is not “Irish”, and that it doesn’t belong to Irish culture, more of a recent import, like pasta, or avocado.
*****
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