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Performer: Mariame Clément

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ParisCendrillonNew production

Massenet: Cendrillon
Carlo Rizzi; Mariame Clément; Opéra national de Paris; Julia Hansen; Ulrik Gad; Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris

DresdenThe Bartered Bride

Smetana: The Bartered Bride
Srba Dinić; Mariame Clément; Semperoper Dresden; Julia Hansen; Fabio Antoci; Hrachuhí Bassénz; Thomas Blondelle

Santa FeCarmen

Bizet: Carmen
Harry Bicket; Mariame Clément; Santa Fe Opera; Julia Hansen; Duane Schuler; Sylvia D'Eramo; Isabel Leonard
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Buffa or bullying? Don Pasquale on Glyndebourne Tour

Not quite as innocent an account of opera buffa as others, but for quality of musicianship, Glyndebourne Tour's revival of Mariame Clément’s production of Donizetti's comedy hits all the right notes.
****1
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Six singers in search of an author: Il turco at Glyndebourne

Mariame Clément's hilarious and brilliantly original staging of Rossini's opera buffa is served with a generous helping of Rossinian bel canto. Who could ask for more?
*****
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Folk rhythms and changing times in Dresden's Bartered Bride

What brought real distinction and authenticity to the evening, as so often in this house, was the outstanding playing of the Staatskapelle conducted by Tomaš Netopil. From the start of the overture with its rapidly scurrying fugato for strings and pointed phrasing from the woodwind one felt the true sense of Smetana’s Czech inflected rhythms and harmonies
***11
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Buffa as blood sport: Glyndebourne's Don Pasquale

Lisette Oropesa gives a coloratura star turn; Renato Girolami and Andrey Zhilikhovsky give the buffo patter; Mariame Clément's staging focuses on the work’s dark side.
***11
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Agrippina meets Dynasty in Antwerp

Opera Vlaanderen revives a production of Handel's Agrippina based on American soap operas of the 1980s.
****1
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All the world’s a stage: The Fairy Queen in Vienna

At the Theater an der Wien, director Mariame Clément and novelist Lucy Wadham have crafted innovative material that brings the old-fashioned lyrics to life in a coherent and contemporary dramatic setting.
****1
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