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Performer: Tim Mead

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MadridAchille in SciroNew production

Achille in Sciro
Corselli: Achille in Sciro
Ivor Bolton; Mariame Clément; Teatro Real; Julia Hansen; Francesca Aspromonte; Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli

NorwichBritten Sinfonia: St Matthew Passion

Britten Sinfonia: St Matthew Passion
Bach: St Matthew Passion, BWV244
Britten Sinfonia; Britten Sinfonia Voices; Eamonn Dougan; Jacqueline Shave; Nicholas Mulroy

LondonBritten Sinfonia: St Matthew Passion

Britten Sinfonia: St Matthew Passion
Bach: St Matthew Passion, BWV244
Jacqueline Shave; Nicholas Mulroy; Roderick Williams; Lucy Crowe

ParisFestival Présences, concert 9 : Written on skin (mis en espace)

Benjamin: Written on Skin
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France; Sir George Benjamin; Ross Ramgobin; Barbara Hannigan; Tim Mead; Victoria Simmonds

ViennaWritten on skin

Benjamin: Written on Skin
Sir George Benjamin; Dan Ayling; Barbara Hannigan; Ross Ramgobin; Tim Mead
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Great Britten: Death in Venice returns to Covent Garden

Gerald Finley (Gondolier) and Mark Padmore (Aschenbach) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
Benjamin Britten's final opera hasn't been staged by The Royal Opera in over 25 years, but his setting of Thomas Mann's Death in Venice receives a great new production by Sir David McVicar. 
*****
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Forsythe a truly overwhelming Semele at Festival O

Amanda Forsythe (Semele) and Alek Shrader (Jupiter) © Steven Pisano
James Darrah stages Handel's sensual oratorio for Festival O, a feast of wonderful singing. 
****1
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Prom 55: uneven soloists in Handel's Jephtha

Allan Clayton and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Poor diction and lack of heft from some principals mar the composer's last great oratorio. 
***11
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Jolly hockey sticks! Orliński rules as Rinaldo at Glyndebourne

Jakub Józef Orliński (Rinaldo) © Robbie Jack
Robert Carsen's riotous production of Rinaldo returns to the Sussex Downs, a schoolboy fantasy colliding crusading knights with St Trinian's bad girls. 
****1
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Handel's somewhat rare oratorio Susanna in the Halle Handel Festival

Handel's Susanna at the Halle Handel Festival © Stiftung Händel-Haus
Handel's oratorio Susanna is often considered to be less than consistently dramatic and this performance in the Halle Handel Festival did little to dispel that view.
***11
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