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This is a well-oiled operatic machine, with all of the cogs whirring. Act I's garret crackles and pops in a slick stream of gags both familiar and new.
Bridging new and old, the young graduates of Teatro alla Scala's Academy joined seasoned Italian opera legends for an "Academy Project" performance of Gioachino Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia in Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's 46-year-old staging.
Donizetti’s magic potion was much more Bollinger bubbles than bad Bordeaux. It was delightful, delicious and de-lovely.
For his first collaboration with the Dutch National Opera, Australian director Benedict Andrews emphasizes the modernity of Puccini’s most popular opera.