29 Mar 2017
Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía
Emilio Sagi | Fabio Biondi
It was 33 years ago that Emilio Sagi, former artistic director of Teatro Real Madrid and Teatro Arriaga Bil...
5 Mar 2017
Barrie Kosky | Erin Helyard
Stories of narcissism are more relevant than ever. In our age of omnipresent cameras and selfie-fueled social media, we are made to loo...
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Wagner's Tristan und Isolde
Katharina Wagner | Christian Thielemann
King Marke has a mean collection of bicycle stands. Kurvenal grasps their sinister implications, and trembles in...
12 Jul 2015
Tchikovsky's Iolanta / Stravinsky's Perséphone
Festival d'Art Lyrique d'Aix en Provence
Peter Sellars | Teodor Currentzis
Tchaikovsky's opera Iolanta is based on a story by Danish poet Hendrik Hert...
9 Jul 2015
Ana Sokolović's Svadba
Ted Huffman & Zack Winokur | Dáirine Ní Mheadhra
The Serbian-born Canadian composer Ana Sokolović’s opera Svadba was first perform...
8 Jul 2015
Jonathan Dove's The Monster in the Maze
Marie-Ève Signeyrole | Simon Rattle
The idea of creating an opera with singers of all ages, from children to adults,...
5 Jul 2015
Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Martin Kušej | Jérémie Rhorer
The entire stage is one vast bed. Tytania sleeps in it, Puck bounces on it, Oberon struts...
3 Jul 2015
Katie Mitchell | Andrea Marcon
Alcina is not keen on free love. She prefers to treat her former lovers with chemicals and put them through a...
3 Jun 2015
Dutch National Opera & Ballet | Amsterdam
William Kentridge | Lothar Zagrosek
Just who is Lulu? Frank Wedekind’s femme fatale needs a re-think if she is to work for today’s enlightened...
13 May 2015
Artscape Theatre | Cape Town
Robert Lehmeier | Catherine Milliken | Erik Dippenaar
Comfort Ye depicts a day in the life of one of South Africa’s countless “previously disadvantaged com...
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