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Performer: Mark Milhofer

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BerlinL'incoronazione di Poppea (Die Krönung der Poppea), SV 308New production

Max Emanuel Cenčić (Nerone) and Anna Prohaska (Poppea) © Bernd Uhlig
Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308
Diego Fasolis; Eva-Maria Höckmayr; Staatsoper Berlin; Jens Kilian; Julia Rösler; Max Emanuel Cenčić; Lucia Cirillo
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Monteverdi on a doughnut: Ulysses fails to thrill

The Return of Ulysses © ROH & Roundhouse | Stephen Cummiskey
A series of ill-advised staging choices leads to a disappointingly drab performance of Monteverdi's Homeric epic.
**111
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A heavy crown: austere Monteverdi at the Staatsoper

Max Emanuel Cenčić (Nerone) and Anna Prohaska (Poppea) © Bernd Uhlig
The Staatsoper's new L'incoronazione di Poppea is serious, intelligent but short on fire.
***11
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Sparkling Così fan tutte in Barcelona

René Jacobs © Josep Molina
Jacobs has found in the excellent musicians of this orchestra the perfect laboratory to explore his conception of Mozart.
****1
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World première of Joubert's Jane Eyre

April Fredrick © Pierre Joubert
John Joubert's opera setting of Charlotte Brontë's masterpiece received its long-awaited world premiere by the English Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Kenneth Woods, with a luminous central performance by soprano April Fredrick.
*****
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Nuns on the run: Le Comte Ory

Mark Milhofer © Athole Still
Italian swagger and French farce combining to raise some much needed laughs despite the restrictions of a concert performance at Cadogan Hall.
***11
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