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Performer: Royal Opera Chorus

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LondonDon Giovanni

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Hartmut Haenchen; Kasper Holten; The Royal Opera; Es Devlin; Anja Vang Kragh; Erwin Schrott; Roberto Tagliavini

LondonWerther

Massenet: Werther
Edward Gardner; Benoît Jacquot; The Royal Opera; Charles Edwards; Christian Gasc; Juan Diego Flórez; Isabel Leonard

LondonDon PasqualeNew production

Donizetti: Don Pasquale
Evelino Pidò; Damiano Michieletto; The Royal Opera; Paolo Fantin; Agostino Cavalca; Sir Bryn Terfel; Olga Peretyatko

LondonDie Zauberflöte

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Leo Hussain; Sir David McVicar; The Royal Opera; John Macfarlane; Benjamin Hulett; Elsa Dreisig

LondonDeath in VeniceNew production

Britten: Death in Venice
Sir Mark Elder; Sir David McVicar; The Royal Opera; Vicki Mortimer; Mark Padmore; Gerald Finley
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Devieilhe, Camarena, Spagnoli: a dream team for La Fille du régiment

Sabine Devieilhe (Marie) © ROH 2019 | Tristram Kenton
Top drawer singing and comic acting bring out the comedy in Laurent Pelly's light-hearted production
****1
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Gardiner runs Mozart ragged in The Royal Opera's Figaro

Joélle Harvey (Susanna) and Christian Gerhaher (Figaro) © ROH | Mark Douet
An exquisitely matched pair of sopranos as Susanna and the Countess make up for some quirky casting elsewhere. 
***11
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Carmen minus charisma: a limp revival of Kosky's production

Jacquelyn Stucker (Frasquita), Anaïk Morel (Carmen), Hongni Wu (Mercédès) and dancers © ROH | Bill Cooper
Barrie Kosky's divisive production returns to The Royal Opera but has lost its zing. 
**111
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The coronation and tragedy of Boris revived at Covent Garden

Bryn Terfel (Boris) and Roger Honeywell (Shuisky) © ROH | Clive Barda
A title role performance full of depth from Terfel and a barnstorming comic interlude from Tomlinson provide some great moments, but much of this Boris fails to rise above the ordinary.
***11
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“Ecco un artista!”: melodrama aplenty in ROH Tosca revival

Kristine Opolais (Tosca) and Bryn Terfel (Scarpia) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
Red-blooded performances from the three principals at Covent Garden, even if there are vocal misfires along the way. 
***11
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