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Performer: The Royal Opera

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LondonLa Fille du régiment

Sabine Devieilhe (Marie) © ROH 2019 | Tristram Kenton
Donizetti: La Fille du régiment
Evelino Pidò; Laurent Pelly; The Royal Opera; Chantal Thomas; Sabine Devieilhe; Javier Camarena

LondonCarmen

Jacquelyn Stucker (Frasquita), Anaïk Morel (Carmen), Hongni Wu (Mercédès) and dancers © ROH | Bill Cooper
Bizet: Carmen
Julia Jones; Barrie Kosky; The Royal Opera; Christopher Willis; Katrin Lea Tag; Anaïk Morel

LondonLe nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)

Joélle Harvey (Susanna) and Christian Gerhaher (Figaro) © ROH | Mark Douet
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Sir John Eliot Gardiner; Sir David McVicar; The Royal Opera; Tanya McCallin; Sir Simon Keenlyside; Julia Kleiter

LondonDon Giovanni

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Hartmut Haenchen; Kasper Holten; The Royal Opera; Es Devlin; Anja Vang Kragh; Erwin Schrott; Roberto Tagliavini

LondonWerther

Massenet: Werther
Edward Gardner; Benoît Jacquot; The Royal Opera; Charles Edwards; Christian Gasc; Juan Diego Flórez; Isabel Leonard
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Devieilhe, Camarena, Spagnoli: a dream team for La Fille du régiment

Sabine Devieilhe (Marie) © ROH 2019 | Tristram Kenton
Top drawer singing and comic acting bring out the comedy in Laurent Pelly's light-hearted production
****1
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Gardiner runs Mozart ragged in The Royal Opera's Figaro

Joélle Harvey (Susanna) and Christian Gerhaher (Figaro) © ROH | Mark Douet
An exquisitely matched pair of sopranos as Susanna and the Countess make up for some quirky casting elsewhere. 
***11
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Carmen minus charisma: a limp revival of Kosky's production

Jacquelyn Stucker (Frasquita), Anaïk Morel (Carmen), Hongni Wu (Mercédès) and dancers © ROH | Bill Cooper
Barrie Kosky's divisive production returns to The Royal Opera but has lost its zing. 
**111
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The coronation and tragedy of Boris revived at Covent Garden

Bryn Terfel (Boris) and Roger Honeywell (Shuisky) © ROH | Clive Barda
A title role performance full of depth from Terfel and a barnstorming comic interlude from Tomlinson provide some great moments, but much of this Boris fails to rise above the ordinary.
***11
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The Diary of One Who Disappeared embellished by Ivo van Hove

Ed Lyon (Janáček) and Marie Hamard (Zefka) © Jan Versweyveld
Best of all is the self-effacing pianism of Lada Valešová, a constant yet discreet onstage presence.
**111
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