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Performer: Peter Mumford

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ViennaMadama ButterflyNew production

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Philippe Jordan; Anthony Minghella; Vienna State Opera; Ramón Tebar; Michael Levine; Han Feng; Asmik Grigorian

ViennaMadama ButterflyNew production

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Joana Mallwitz; Anthony Minghella; Vienna State Opera; Michael Levine; Han Feng; Hui He; Roberto Alagna
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Fidelio rescues Garsington Opera's 2020 festival

Toby Spence (Florestan) © Johan Persson
Peter Mumford's intelligent staging concept and a knockout performance by a reduced Philharmonia Orchestra made this a night to remember.
*****
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Pulling the heart strings: Madam Butterfly returns to ENO

Natalya Romaniw (Cio-Cio-san) © Jane Hobson
Anthony Minghella's classic production of Madam Butterfly makes a welcome return with a sensational role debut by Natalya Romaniw as Cio-Cio-san.
****1
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A good Madama Butterfly from Hui He at The Met

Hui He (Cio-Cio-San) © Richard Termine | Met Opera
Anthony Minghella's production remains a feast for the eyes, but this performance failed to gel into a dramatic whole. 
***11
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A bad hair day for Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Medusa

Natalia Osipova (Medusa) © ROH | Tristram Kenton
A mixed bill of modern work showcases the diverse talents of The Royal Ballet.
***11
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Gilliam's Damnation de Faust reaches the Staatsoper

Charles Castronovo (Faust), Magdalena Kožená (Marguerite) and Florian Boesch (Méphistophélès) © Matthias Baus
There's no faulting the execution, but the former Python's take on Berlioz's dramatic legend is worryingly inconsistent in tone. 
***11
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