Performer: Marcelo Álvarez

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MilanAida

Verdi: Aida
Nello Santi; Franco Zeffirelli; Teatro alla Scala; Krassimira Stoyanova; Fabio Sartori

ParisUn ballo in maschera

Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
Bertrand de Billy; Gilbert Deflo; Opéra de Paris; William Orlandi; Joël Hourbeigt; Marcelo Álvarez; Piero Pretti

New York CityTurandot

Puccini: Turandot
Marco Armiliato; Franco Zeffirelli; Metropolitan Opera; Anna Anni; Martina Serafin; Marcelo Álvarez

New York CityTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Bertrand de Billy; Sir David McVicar; Metropolitan Opera; John Macfarlane; Anna Netrebko; Marcelo Álvarez

ParisIl trovatore

Verdi: Il trovatore
Maurizio Benini; Àlex Ollé; Opéra de Paris; Alfons Flores; Lluc Castells; Željko Lučić; Gabriele Viviani
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Netrebko overcomes flawed Manon Lescaut at the Met

Anna Netrebko scored an unmitigated success in her first Manon Lescaut at the Met, almost obliterating director Richard Eyre’s and designer Rob Howell’s misconceived production.
****1
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Burning bright: superb Trovatore ignites the Bastille

Despite the sombre staging, it’s the vocal fire that blazes in this impressive Trovatore in Paris.
****1
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Fire and Ice: Zeffirelli's vintage Turandot at The Met

Franco Zeffirelli's admired 1987 Turandot honored Giacomo Puccini's chinoiserie fantasy about a cold-hearted princess thawed by love, but musically lacked conviction.
***11
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The Met’s glitzy, glorious Turandot returns

The Met's Turandot remains a grand spectacle, worthy of the opera itself, with a cast rightly earnsing the wild ovation it received.
****1
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Darkly intense Cav and cluttered Pag

The Met's new production of Cav and Pag boasted strong musical performance, but its production, despite some interesting ideas, was not completely successful.
***11
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