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Performer: Pavel Černoch

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New York CityKatya Kabanova

Janáček: Katya Kabanova
Lothar Koenigs; Sir Jonathan Miller; Metropolitan Opera; Robert Israel; Susanna Phillips; Pavel Černoch

AmsterdamRusalkaNew production

Rusalka
Dvořák: Rusalka
Jakub Hrůša; Philipp Stölzl; Dutch National Opera; Heike Vollmer; Anke Winkler; Eleonora Buratto; Brian Jagde

LondonJenůfaNew production

Janáček: Jenůfa
Vladimir Jurowski; Claus Guth; The Royal Opera; Michael Levine; Gesine Völlm; Asmik Grigorian; Karita Mattila

RomeCarmenNew production

Bizet: Carmen
Bertrand de Billy; Emilio Sagi; Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Daniel Bianco; Fendi; Véronica Simeoni; Ksenia Dudnikova

SalzburgBoris GodunovNew production

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Tugan Sokhiev; Christof Loy; Johannes Leiacker; Ursula Renzenbrink; Ildar Abdrazakov; Agunda Kulaeva
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A long road to nowhere for Igor at the Bastille

Ildar Abdrazakov (Igor) © Agathe Poupeney | Opéra de Paris
Barrie Kosky's makes a limited impact in his debut at Opéra de Paris, apart from an hallucinogenic Polovtsian Dances.
***11
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An immersive auto-da-fé: Konwitschny's Don Carlos sizzles

Don Carlos at Staatsoper Hamburg © Brinkhoff/Mögenburg (2008)
From stylised 16th-century dress to a 1970s sitcom ballet, Konwitschny's Staatsoper staging is full of brilliantly inventive touches, splendidly realised in this excellently sung revival. 
*****
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Two great debuts, not enough drama: Katya Kabanova at ROH

Amanda Majeski (Katya) © ROH | Clive Barda
Amanda Majeski is magnificent in the title role; Ed Gardner shows total master of Janáček's music. But that's not enough to rescue a poorly thought out Richard Jones production.
***11
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“Soap opera at its best”: Katie Mitchell's Jenůfa

Evelyn Herlitzius (Kostelnička) and Annette Dasch (Jenůfa) © Ruth Walz
Katie Mitchell's second production of Jenůfa is a straightforward, effective reading of the libretto well supported by excellent singing actors.
****1
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Hrůša's clarity of vision focuses Dvořák’s Requiem in Edinburgh

Jakub Hrůša © Andreas Herzau
Jakub Hrůša leads a brilliant performace of Dvořák’s Requiem, but it doesn't completely dispel doubts about the work.
****1
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