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The Flying Dutchman at the Royal Opera House review: Bryn Terfel is marvellous as the ...

London Evening Standard 01 Mar 2024
A production that, as it reaches the climactic stages of the work, brings blazing drama to the Covent Garden main stage ... .
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Pet Shop Boys return to the Royal Opera House

Music News 31 Jan 2024
The Greatest Hits Live to the Royal Opera House Main Stage, 40 years after the release of their first single. Returning to the Royal Opera House after their Inner Sanctum concerts in ...
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Irresistible: Hansel and Gretel, at the Royal Opera House, reviewed

The Spectator 04 Jan 2024
... working methods of music’s favourite cartoon supervillain, and partly because it reaffirms the originality of Humperdinck’s own best-known opera, Hansel and Gretel....
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Jephtha at the Royal Opera House review: highly recommended to all but zealots and puritans

London Evening Standard 09 Nov 2023
This is a powerful indictment of religious fervour and the dangers that can stem from it ... .
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Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House review: a psychologically probing production

London Evening Standard 13 Oct 2023
This revival as yet lacks the exemplary acting and dramaturgical tautness that were such a feature of the innovative 2021 production ... .
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Wagner rewilded: Das Rheingold, at the Royal Opera House, reviewed

The Spectator 21 Sep 2023
By the opening night of Das Rheingold at the Royal Opera (the first instalment of a new Ring cycle directed by Barrie Kosky) it felt as though a triumph had been pre-ordained, with Twitter (sorry, ...
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A vanity exercise: Carlos at 50, at the Royal Opera House, reviewed

The Spectator 10 Aug 2023
In 2015 Carlos Acosta announced his retirement from the Royal Ballet and the classical repertory ... The company, modelled in many respects on the Royal Ballet, looked in excellent shape throughout its ...
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Carlos at 50 at the Royal Opera House review: the knees may creak but his ...

London Evening Standard 27 Jul 2023
The Cuban ballet star is an undeniable force for good, and no one should begrudge him a sold-out birthday bash ... .
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Werther at the Royal Opera House review: superstar Jonas Kaufmann is eclipsed

London Evening Standard 21 Jun 2023
The German tenor reverted to little more than a half-voice croon for much of the show ... .
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Werther at the Royal Opera House review: superstar Jonas Kauffman is eclipsed

London Evening Standard 21 Jun 2023
The German tenor reverted to little more than a half-voice croon for much of the show ... .
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Same old, same old: Wayne McGregor's Untitled, 2023, at the Royal Opera House, reviewed

The Spectator 15 Jun 2023
The set by Carmen Herrera, subtly lit by Lucy Carter, suggests infinite space and distant horizons ... Completing this triple bill, the finale to the Royal Ballet’s current London season, were two revivals ... The best things in life are free (for a month).
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Il Trovatore at the Royal Opera House review: leaves its singers stranded

London Evening Standard 06 Jun 2023
Adele Thomas’s new production tries hard not to be decorous, but doesn’t hang together ... .
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‘We can’t just be in our ivory tower’: the Italian conductor aiming to open up the Royal Opera House to everyone

The Observer 04 Jun 2023
On Sunday the Royal Opera House announced her appointment as its first principal guest conductor in more than a quarter of a century ... Scappucci will assume the role in September 2025, when the Royal ...
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