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Performer: Rodolphe Briand

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ParisLes Contes d'Hoffmann

Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Sir Mark Elder; Robert Carsen; Opéra national de Paris; Michael Levine; Michael Fabiano; Jodie Devos

ParisManon

Massenet: Manon
Dan Ettinger; Vincent Huguet; Opéra national de Paris; Aurélie Maestre; Clémence Pernoud; Pretty Yende; Sofia Fomina

ParisAdriana Lecouvreur

Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur
Giacomo Sagripanti; Sir David McVicar; Opéra national de Paris; Charles Edwards; Brigitte Reiffenstuel; Anna Netrebko; Elena Stikhina

OrangeLa Forza del Destino / Verdi (opéra mis en espace)

Verdi: La forza del destino
Nicola Luisotti; Eva-Maria Westbroek; Amartuvshin Enkhbat; Marcelo Álvarez; Jongmin Park
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A superb, sinister Hoffmann at Dutch National Opera

Nina Minasyan (Olympia) © Baus
Selectively unearthed from current critical editions, this fabulously performed new Hoffmann plumbs the murky depths of its antihero’s psyche.
*****
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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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Leather and velvet: Budapest FO's Magic Flute

Hanna-Elisabeth Müller (Pamina) © Belinda Lawley
Iván Fischer's staged concert had its flaws, but some original ideas and a strong cast gave an impressive performance.
****1
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Iván Fischer's Mostly Mozart Figaro is fresh and fun

In his program note, conductor-director Iván Fischer describes his Mostly Mozart Festival production of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro as a staged concert. His agenda sounds serious: “This is my attempt to bring theater and music closer to each other, to create a new natural harmony.” He asks for a new era in opera production, seeking “organic unity” between music and theater.
****1
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Au Gray du public : Les Noces de Figaro au TCE

Les Noces de Figaro au Théâtre des Champs-Élysées © Vincent Pontet
Le lyricophile James Gray fait ses débuts à l'opéra, avec une mise en scène des Noces de Figaro séduisante à l'œil mais un peu sage. 
***11
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