Simon Boccanegra Teatro di San Carlo (Napoli)
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Simon Boccanegra

It is a privilege to have the opportunity to experience Italian opera in a traditional setting and hear Simon Bocaneggra twice in a week with different cast
ENO Aida 2017 c-Tristram Kenton
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Aida

Aida is grand opera in every way – big voices, huge choruses, and lots of extras. And this ENO production, directed by Phelim McDermott, certainly g...
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Aida

Listening to Riccardo Muti conducting Verdi is an absolute treat. His deep love and understanding of the composer's music was evident...
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Otello

Verdi was a great admirer of Shakespeare, and would significantly contribute to the canonization of the Elizabethan writer in nineteenth-century Italy...
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La Traviata

The most celebrated and much loved fallen woman in the history of art and literature is brought back to life in this 14th revival of Richard Eyre’s ...
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La Forza Del Destino

I can’t recall any other world class opera production where you could attribute the phenomenal success of the evening to two Israeli super-talents.
DON CARLOS (C) ROH. PHOTO BY CATHERINE ASHMORE
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Don Carlo

There are at least four versions of this late-Verdi opera in print, and any number of variations used in production. So it is important to state that ...
ENO Rigoletto. Photo Alastair Muir
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Rigoletto

The new production of “Rigoletto” at the ENO is the thirteenth revival of the legendary performance, first staged by Jonathan Miller way back in 1...
Il trovatore.The Royal Opera © 2016 ROH. Photograph by Clive Barda
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Il Trovatore

The performance Il Trovatore at the Royal Opera House, directed by David Bösch, starts with a teenager’s graffiti. While listening to the overture,...
La Traviata © 2017 ROH. Photo Tristram Kenton
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La Traviata

Verdi's opera “La Traviata” premiered at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice on the 6th of March 1853. It was not a success,  but since that time it h...