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Don't divas always die? Zazà at Theater an der Wien

Leoncavallo's opera is a rare example of a tragic, verismo opera where not a soul dies... neither by natural causes nor foul play.  
***11
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Alone and in love: Christoph Loy’s compelling new Onegin in Oslo

Chrisoph Loy's new Oslo production of Eugene Onegin only somewhat succeeds in its desire to create a meditation on loneliness, but superb musical performances still make it an utterly compelling piece of music theatre.
****1
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Listen with Mother: Tsar Saltan as autism parable at La Monnaie

Dmitri Tcherniakov's staging turns Rimsky-Korsakov's opera into storytelling for an autistic boy, but does he deliver a fairy tale ending? 
*****
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Glorious ensembles in Dutch National Opera’s new Tannhäuser

Orchestra and chorus reach great Wagnerian heights in this new production by Christof Loy, a study of an artist in revolt against hypocritical sexual mores.
***11
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Simplicity the key to new Butterfly in Zurich

Apparently, the composer himself was a notorious cheater, we can assume that some of the unsavoury themes of his 1904 opera “Madame Butterfly” were close to the bone.
****1
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Bieito's Tosca: A web of white packing tape

Calixto Bieito's Tosca, despite an intriguingly modern setting, fails to make sparks fly.
***11
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