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Performer: Stéphane Degout

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LondonFauré's Requiem

© Baptiste Millot
Poulenc, Fauré
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Bertrand de Billy; James O'Donnell; Katerina Tretyakova; Stéphane Degout; London Philharmonic Choir

ZürichIphigénie en TaurideNew production

Iphigénie en Tauride
Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride
Gianluca Capuano; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Michael Levine; Cecilia Bartoli; Birgitte Christensen

LondonFaust

Mandy Fredrich © Eellen Schmaus
Gounod: Faust
Dan Ettinger; Sir David McVicar; Royal Opera; Charles Edwards; Brigitte Reiffenstuel; Michael Fabiano; Erwin Schrott

LyonLessons in Love and ViolenceNew production

Benjamin: Lessons in Love and Violence
Alexandre Bloch; Katie Mitchell; Opéra de Lyon; Vicki Mortimer; Stéphane Degout; Georgia Jarman

ParisIphigénie en Tauride

Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride
Thomas Hengelbrock; Robert Carsen; Tobias Hoheisel; Gaëlle Arquez; Stéphane Degout
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Faust finds salvation thanks to jump-in soprano

Mandy Fredrich © Eellen Schmaus
A devilishly fun performance of Gounod's take on Goethe, saved when Mandy Fredrich flew in at short notice to take over the role of Marguerite. 
****1
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Carthage carnage: Tcherniakov's Trojans flops at the Bastille

Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Cassandre) © Vincent Pontet | Opéra national de Paris
Tcherniakov reduces Berlioz' epic to little more than Circle Time therapy, a poor way to mark the composer's anniversary year.
**111
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Degout and Devieilhe star in Hamlet revival

Sabine Devieilhe (Ophélie) and Stéphane Degout (Hamlet) © Vincent Pontet
Hamlet lives! Ambroise Thomas' operatic take on The Bard has a particularly French ending but that doesn't spoil this terrific revival in Paris. 
****1
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La Fura dels Baus’ Faust 5.1 opens the new season at the Teatro Real

Piotr Beczała (Faust) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Despite a great cast led by Marina Rebeka, La Fura dels Baus's unambitious approach to the myth of Faust and Dan Ettinger's noisy conducting prevent a brighter season opening at the Teatro Real.
***11
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Lessons in Love and Violence: ice and drama

Barbara Hannigan (Isabel), Stéphane Degout (King), Gyula Orendt (Gaveston) © ROH | Stephen Cummiskey
George Benjamin and Martin Crimp's second full scale opera is a refinement of the craft showed in Written on Skin – but the lessons are less in love and violince than in power, tension and beauty of the score.
****1
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