Performer: Susan Bickley

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LondonThe Return of UlyssesNew Production

Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (The Return of Ulysses to his Country), SV 325
Christian Curnyn; John Fulljames; Royal Opera; Hyemi Shin; Kimie Nakano; Roderick Williams; Christine Rice

High WycombeThe Skating Rink

Sawer: The Skating Rink
Garry Walker; Stewart Laing; Garsington Opera Company; Hyemi Shin; Neal Davies; Sam Furness
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A powerful Peter Grimes in Edinburgh

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.
****1
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Mischief and melancholia at the Three Choirs

In a concert of two halves, Worcester Cathedral experiences unforgettable pain and pleasure in works by Strauss, Rasch and Janáček.
****1
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Light and shade: Pelléas et Mélisande at Wormsley

Debussy’s opera of half-lights succeeds in taming the glare of the midsummer sun in Garsington’s new staging.
****1
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Wigglesworth's Shakespeare full of eloquent clarity

An operatic take on The Winter's Tale – categorised as one of Shakespeare’s ‘problem plays’ – premieres at English National Opera. 
****1
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Food for thought: Birtwistle’s The Last Supper

An excellent performance of Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s The Last Supper receiving its Scottish première, with Roderick Williams and Susan Bickley heading a luxury cast.
****1
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