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Performer: Susan Bickley

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LondonProms at ... Roundhouse: George Benjamin conducts the London Sinfonietta

Ives, Stravinsky, Messiaen, Francesconi, Haas, Kendall, Mundry
London Sinfonietta; George Benjamin; Susan Bickley

AmsterdamEarly Opera Company: Blow and Purcell

© Phill Poynter
Blow, Purcell
Christian Curnyn; Early Opera Company; Dame Sarah Connolly; Jonathan McGovern; Lucy Crowe; Susan Bickley

High WycombeThe Skating RinkWorld Première

Sawer: The Skating Rink
Garry Walker; Stewart Laing; Garsington Opera Company; Hyemi Shin; Neal Davies; Sam Furness

LondonSalomeNew production

Strauss R.: Salome
Martyn Brabbins; Adena Jacobs; English National Opera; Marg Horwell; Allison Cook; David Soar

LondonKáťa KabanováNew production

Janáček: Káťa Kabanová
Edward Gardner; Richard Jones; Royal Opera; Antony McDonald; Amanda Majeski; Pavel Černoch
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Crime, punishment, forgiveness, redemption: Dead Man Walking finally reaches London

Michael Mayes (Joseph de Rocher) © Mark Allan | Barbican
Jake Heggie's spectacular vocal writing combine with Terence McNally's perfectly paced libretto to provide intense music drama which forces you to confront darkness.
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Monteverdi on a doughnut: Ulysses fails to thrill

The Return of Ulysses © ROH & Roundhouse | Stephen Cummiskey
A series of ill-advised staging choices leads to a disappointingly drab performance of Monteverdi's Homeric epic.
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A powerful Peter Grimes in Edinburgh

Curtain call of Peter Grimes © Beth Chalmers
Stuart Skelton’s visceral Peter Grimes is matched by a strong cast with thrilling playing and singing from the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra under Edward Gardner.
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Mischief and melancholia at the Three Choirs

Natalya Romaniw © Michael Whitefoot
In a concert of two halves, Worcester Cathedral experiences unforgettable pain and pleasure in works by Strauss, Rasch and Janáček.
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Light and shade: Pelléas et Mélisande at Wormsley

Andrea Carroll (Mélisande) and Jonathan McGovern (Pelléas) © Clive Barda
Debussy’s opera of half-lights succeeds in taming the glare of the midsummer sun in Garsington’s new staging.
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