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Performer: Sian Edwards

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LondonKnoxville, Summer of 1915

Musgrave, Zisso, Barber, Stravinsky
Southbank Sinfonia; Sian Edwards; Chloe Morgan
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Wolf-Ferrari entertains, Tchaikovsky bewitches at Holland Park

John Savournin (Sante), Clare Presland (Susanna) © Opera Holland Park | Ali Wright
Wolf-Ferrari's Il segreto di Susanna provides an airy bon-bouche to Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, brilliantly sung by Natalya Romaniw and David Butt Philip and conducted to fairy-tale perfection by Sian Edwards
***11
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It's grim up North: a heartbreaking Katya Kabanova in Leeds

Katie Bray (Varvara), Stephanie Corley (Katya) © Jane Hobson
Tim Albery's production for Opera North is well sung and superbly acted, involving us deeply in Janáček's tragic family drama.
****1
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Entertaining but not entrancing: Turnage's Coraline

Mary Bevan (Coraline), Kitty Whatey (Other Mother) and Ghost Children © ROH | Stephen Cummiskey
Mark-Anthony Turnage's take on Neil Gaiman's classic young adult novella is well sung and well staged, without quite reaching peak intensity.
***11
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Proms at... Wilton’s: Conference of the Birds

Marcus Farnsworth performs Eight Songs for a Mad King © BBC | Mark Allan
The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group present an ambitious mixture of experimental chamber music and disquieting monodrama. 
***11
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Kát’a Kabanova compellingly staged at OHP

Nicky Spence, Anne Mason, Clare Presland, Julia Sporsén, Laura Woods © Robert Workman
Problems of orchestral balance cloud Olivia Fuchs's straightforward, compelling staging of Janáček’s tirade against the rigidity and hypocrisy of small town society.
***11
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