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Performer: Opéra de Paris

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ParisIl primo omicidioNew production

Scarlatti: Caino, overo il primo omicidio
René Jacobs; Romeo Castellucci; Opéra de Paris; Kristina Hammarström; Olivia Vermeulen

ParisOtello

Verdi: Otello
Bertrand de Billy; Andrei Serban; Opéra de Paris; Peter Pabst; Graciela Galán; Roberto Alagna; Aleksandrs Antonenko

ParisDon Pasquale

Donizetti: Don Pasquale
Michele Mariotti; Damiano Michieletto; Opéra de Paris; Paolo Fantin; Agostino Cavalca; Michele Pertusi; Pretty Yende

ParisLady Macbeth of MtsenskNew production

Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
Ingo Metzmacher; Krzysztof Warlikowski; Opéra de Paris; Małgorzata Szczęśniak; Aušrinė Stundytė; Pavel Černoch

ParisCarmen

Bizet: Carmen
Lorenzo Viotti; Calixto Bieito; Opéra de Paris; Alfons Flores; Mercè Paloma; Anita Rachvelishvili; Ksenia Dudnikova
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Carthage carnage: Tcherniakov's Trojans flops at the Bastille

Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Cassandre) © Vincent Pontet | Opéra national de Paris
Tcherniakov reduces Berlioz' epic to little more than Circle Time therapy, a poor way to mark the composer's anniversary year.
**111
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The sacrifice of Bérénice: a long break-up at the Opéra Garnier in Paris

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In Bérénice, given its world première at the Opéra Garnier, composer Michael Jarrell revisits Racine's refined tragedy with the help of the inspired voices of Barbara Hannigan and Bo Skovhus.
***11
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Lisette Oropesa conquers Paris in Les Huguenots

Lisette Oropesa (Marguerite de Valois) © Opéra de Paris | Agathe Poupeney
It's a big night at the Opéra Bastille for their 350th anniversary season; Oropesa's dazzling coloratura stops the show; Andreas Kriegenburg sets the action interestingly in a Star Trek future.
***11
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"It must be so": Handel's Jephtha

Ian Bostridge (Jephtha) and Katherine Watson (Iphis) © Monika Rittershaus | Opéra national de Paris
Claus Guth's production of Handel's last oratorio lands in Paris, where William Christie leads Les Arts Florissants and a stellar cast. 
****1
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Stéphanie d'Oustrac shines as Sesto in Paris

Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Sesto) and Ramón Vargas (Tito) © Sébastien Mathé | Opéra national de Paris
Marble and solitude: Willy Decker's view of La clemenza di Tito is revived with a strong cast at L'Opéra de Paris.
***11
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