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Performer: Kate Lindsey

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LondonThe Handmaid's TaleNew production

Ruders: The Handmaid's Tale
Joana Carneiro; Annilese Miskimmon; English National Opera; Annemarie Woods; Paule Constable; Akhila Krishnan

ViennaDon GiovanniNew production

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Philippe Jordan; Barrie Kosky; Vienna State Opera; Katrin Lea Tag; Franck Evin; Hanna-Elisabeth Müller

ViennaL'OrfeoNew production

Monteverdi: L'Orfeo (Orpheus), SV318
Pablo Heras-Casado; Tom Morris; Vienna State Opera; Anna Fleischle; James Farncombe; Finn Ross
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Kosky's barren but satisfying Don Giovanni at the Wiener Staatsoper

Frozen lava rock extends from the proscenium to the backcloth, an apt image to depict the harm Don Giovanni inflicts upon the other characters in Mozart's darkest opera.
****1
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Science goes screwball in Maggio Musicale's new Così fan tutte

Sven-Eric Bechtolf's staging holds a balance between philosophy and humour, but Adam Fischer's vivacious conducting is the real star of the evening.
****1
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Baroque modernity: Jan Lauwers’ Poppea at the Wiener Staatsoper

Kate Lindsey’s voice is luminous, effortlessly regulated in every register, and intertwined magically with the gleaming soprano of Slávka Zámečníková, a very special new jewel in the Staatsoper ensemble who is every inch a star.
*****
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Gounod in the Time of Corona: Frank Castorf's many-layered Faust

Faust and Méphistophélès pal around like buddies in Castorf's multi-media staging, the devil here less diabolical and more anarchistic party-boy. 
****1
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Kate Lindsey riveting in Seven Deadly Sins at La Scala

Weill and Brecht's excoriating satire is brilliantly executed; after such an intense opener, Mahagonny-Songspiel is less convincing.
****1
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Operetta is back at Glyndebourne: Offenbach's Mesdames de la Halle

Glyndebourne welcome audiences back into the house with a one hour Offenbach operetta whose comedy and plot lines are thin but which still delights.
***11
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