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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Eugene Onegin review at Arcola Theatre, London – ‘ambitious, pocket-sized opera’ by Amanda Holloway

In OperaUpClose’s ambitious pocket production of Eugene Onegin, the rolling Russian landscape of the Larin family estate has been replaced by a

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Monday, November 6, 2017

The Lighthouse review at Hackney Showroom, London – ‘nerve-shredding’ by Amanda Holloway

Peter Maxwell Davies’ violent, unsettling tale of three lighthouse keepers who disappear in mysterious circumstances is especially intense in the modestly-proportioned Hackney

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Lucia di Lammermoor review at Royal Opera House, London – ‘a triumph’ by Amanda Holloway

Katie Mitchell’s production of Lucia di Lammermoor for the Royal Opera drew howls of protest at its premiere in 2016 for its

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Salieri’s The School of Jealousy review at St John’s Smith Square – ‘a sprightly performance’ by Amanda Holloway

Poor Salieri. Having paved the way for Mozart, whom he admired and encouraged, he became known as the man who killed the

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Datong – The Chinese Utopia review at Richmond Theatre, London – ‘an entertaining chamber opera’ by Amanda Holloway

Utopian thinkers are often dismissed as dreamers, madmen or heretics. But for a brief moment in China’s history, one man succeeded in

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Ariadne auf Naxos review at Glyndebourne, Lewes – ‘soprano Lise Davidsen soars’ by Amanda Holloway

Strauss and his librettist Hugo von Hoffmansthal struggled to agree on an approach to Ariadne auf Naxos and the conflict can be

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