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Performer: Kostas Smoriginas

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VilniusEugene Onegin

© Martynas Aleksa
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Robertas Šervenikas; Vasilij Barchatov; Lithuanian National Opera; Zinovy Margolin; Maria Danilova; Viktorija Miškūnaitė; Julija Stupnianek
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Staging on steroids: Verdi’s Rigoletto in Bregenz

Rigoletto at Bregenz © Karl Forster
Here was the much-loved three-act opera Rigoletto, yes, but chances are, it was one far beyond Verdi’s wildest dreams.
****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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Kosky's Carmen fails to light fires

Jacquelyn Stucker (Frasquita), Anna Goryachova (Carmen) and Aigul Akhmetshina (Mercédès) © ROH | Bill Cooper
Interesting ideas and a brilliant orchestral performance aren't enough to overcome a visually dull staging, predictable choreography and a lack of chemistry between the protagonists.
**111
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A striking Carmen in Bregenz

Gaëlle Arquez (Carmen) and Scott Hendricks (Escamillo) © Bregenzer Festspiele | Karl Forster
This summer’s production of Bizet’s Carmen on the Seebühne stage in Bregenz offers a great spectacle. 
****1
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A thoughtful Don Giovanni at Santa Fe

In Ron Daniels' production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni at Santa Fe Opera, the specter of death and the possibility of judgment is always center stage. 
****1
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