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Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble

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ParisLe Bourgeois gentilhomme

Lully: Le bourgeois gentilhomme
Marc Minkowski; Jérôme Deschamps; Opéra Comique; Thibault Noally; Félix Deschamps; Vanessa Sannino; Aurélien Gabrielli

AcreLe Nozze di Figaro

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Marc Minkowski; Romain Gilbert; Thomas Dolié; Ana Maria Labin; Robert Gleadow

AcreDon Giovanni

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Marc Minkowski; Romain Gilbert; Alexandre Duhamel; Robert Gleadow; Ana Maria Labin

SalzburgLe Messie

Handel: Messiah
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble; Marc Minkowski; Elena Tsallagova; Wiebke Lehmkuhl; Richard Croft; José Coca Loza

SalzburgDer Messias

Handel: Messiah
Marc Minkowski; Robert Wilson; Carlos J Soto; Nicola Panzer
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Christmas celebrations with Marc Minkowski

Marc Minkowski © János Posztós, Müpa Budapest
An early Christmas celebration in Budapest, with four of Bach's cantatas from his Christmas Oratorio.
****1
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Baroque sorcery: Handel's Alcina returns to the Staatsoper

Myrtò Papatanasiu (Alcina) and Rachel Frenkel (Ruggiero) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper
Baroque purists might prefer a more surefire line-up of brilliantly executed arias, but the theatrical framework of Adrian Noble's Alcina production offers a great deal.
****1
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Cross-dressing abounds: Gluck's Armide

Armide © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper
Excellent playing from Les Musiciens du Louvre and a mixed vocal performance are matched by a staging by Ivan Alexandre likely to be controversial.
**111
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Platée at Opéra Garnier : Folly in charge

One has to admit that the 2015 vintage of this operatic Grand Cru, with us since 1999, is a particularly fine one. To be consumed with immoderation!
*****
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Comedy in the madhouse: A risky twist on Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro

“Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It’s a bum’s life,” stated the late, great Marlon Brando. Felix Breisach took this idea to heart when staging his modernized Figaro in a mental institution.
***11
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