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Performer: Michael Yeargan

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New York CityLes Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)

Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Daniele Rustioni; Bartlett Sher; Metropolitan Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Matthew Polenzani; Olga Kulchynska

BerlinRigoletto

Verdi: Rigoletto
Karel Mark Chichon; Bartlett Sher; Staatsoper Berlin; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Luca Salsi; Irina Lungu

New York CityIl barbiere di Siviglia

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Giacomo Sagripanti; Bartlett Sher; Metropolitan Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Lawrence Brownlee; Pretty Yende

New York CityRoméo et Juliette

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Bartlett Sher; Metropolitan Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Nadine Sierra; Stephen Costello

New York CityRoméo et Juliette

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
Emmanuel Villaume; Bartlett Sher; Metropolitan Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Nadine Sierra; Amanda Woodbury
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San Francisco Ballet celebrates 75 years of Nutcracker

Mathilde Froustey and Luke Ingham in Tomasson's Nutcracker © Erik Tomasson
In Helgi Tomasson's production, Michael Yeargan’s scenic design and the late Martin Pakledinaz’ sumptuous costumes create a scene so charming, you just want to climb inside and stay in that world all evening and beyond.
****1
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A thoroughly worthy Porgy and Bess opens the Met's season

Eric Owens (Porgy) and Angel Blue (Bess) © Ken Howard | Met Opera
The Met’s new production is directed by James Robinson, who has the characters interacting and listening to one another as if in real life – the inhabitants of Catfish Row have known each other for all of their lives and love, pray and grieve like family.
****1
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Polished but cool: Rigoletto at Staatsoper Berlin

Rigoletto at Staatsoper Berlin © Brinkhoff Mögenburg
Nadine Sierra's Gilda is the highlight of Michael Sher's polished production, which doesn't quite tug at the heartstrings.
***11
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Young cast, old production: Opera Australia’s Rigoletto is on song

Amartuvshin Enkhbat (Rigoletto) and Liparit Avetisyan (Duke of Mantua) © Jeff Busby
A much-loved 1991 production evoking Fellini’s post-war glamour and grime is revived with three talented young principals, including Mongolian baritone Amartuvshin Enkhbat in the title role.
****1
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Intense role debut from Michael Fabiano as Werther in Sydney

Michael Fabiano (Werther) © Prudence Upton
The real triumph of Michael Fabiano's role debut as Werther lay in controlling the bold intensity of his voice in favour of a sweet and lower-key level of passion – a match for Massenet's frequent choice of the cello.
****1
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