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The Pearl Fishers: Turin opens its operatic season

Pierre Doyen (Zurga) and Kévin Amiel (Nadir) © Edoardo Piva | Teatro Regio Torino
The staging sways between tackiness and naivety, like those old Christmas cards with sequins glued to the edges of the figures.
**111
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Kosky's Carmen fails to light fires

Jacquelyn Stucker (Frasquita), Anna Goryachova (Carmen) and Aigul Akhmetshina (Mercédès) © ROH | Bill Cooper
Interesting ideas and a brilliant orchestral performance aren't enough to overcome a visually dull staging, predictable choreography and a lack of chemistry between the protagonists.
**111
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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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Petibon shines in Olivier Py's ambitious Manon

Patricia Petibon © GTG | Carole Parodi
A Manon as sexy and unsteady as its heroine.
****1
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Hogué à Montpellier ! Michael Spyres rallume la flamme de Fervaal

Fervaal au Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier © Luc Jennepin
Au Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier, l'opéra Fervaal de Vincent d'Indy sort de l'oubli, porté par un grand Michael Spyres dans le rôle-titre.
****1
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