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Performer: Mathias Vidal

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ParisLes BoréadesIn concert

© Petra Hajska
Rameau: Les Boréades
Václav Luks; Deborah Cachet; Caroline Weynants; Tomas Selc; Benedikt Kristjánsson

ParisSemiramisIn concert

© Bruno Perroud
Destouches: Semiramis
Margaux Blanchard; Éléonore Pancrazi; Emmanuelle de Negri; Mathias Vidal; Thibault de Damas

ParisPlatéeNew production

© François Berthier
Rameau: Platée
Hervé Niquet; Corinne Benizio; Hernan Penuela; Marie Perbost; Enguerrand de Hys

MunichOrlando Paladino

Orlando Paladino
Haydn: Orlando Paladino
Ivor Bolton; Axel Ranisch; Bavarian State Opera; Falko Herold; Adela Zaharia; Edwin Crossley-Mercer

ViennaLes Boréades (konzertant)

Rameau: Les Boréades
Václav Luks; Theater an der Wien; Deborah Cachet; Caroline Weynants; Tomas Selc; Benedikt Kristjánsson
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Les Indes galantes: with Alarcón, Rameau conquers the Bastille

Les Indes galantes at Opéra Bastille, with the dance company Rualité © Little Shao / Opéra national de Paris
The new production of Les Indes galantes at Opéra Bastille is exceptional, from the vocal cast to the choreography by Bintou Dembélé. But the stand-out performance of the evening comes from conductor Leonardo Garcia Alarcón.
*****
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Reality and fantasy in Orlando Paladino in Munich

David Portillo (Pasquale) and Elena Sancho Pereg (Eurilla) © Wilfried Hösl
Axel Ranisch's production makes heavy use of film to tell a comic story of a medieval knight in love.
****1
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Russia meets France: Lully’s Phaéton in Versailles

Victoire Bunel (Théone) © Andrey Chuntomov
A successful musical production of Lully’s masterpiece with Perm Opera’s MusicAeterna chorus and orchestra, Le Poème Harmonique, and a tremendous French-Russian cast.
****1
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Carmen as therapy in Aix

Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Carmen) and Michael Fabiano (Don José) © Patrick Berger | artcompress
Love may well be a rebellious bird, but that's as nothing to maverick director Dmitri Tcherniakov, whose twisted staging for Festival d'Aix reimagines Bizet's opera as a radical therapy session.
**111
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A great night for a Gounod rarity in Leipzig

Mathias Vidal (Cinq-Mars), Jonathan Michie (de Thou), Fabienne Conrad (Prinzessin Marie de Gonzague) © Tom Schulze
An outstanding cast and Anthony Pilavachi's excellent production make a compelling case for Cinq-Mars at Oper Leipzig.
****1
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