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Michael Fabiano (Rodolfo), Nicole Car (Mimì), Mariusz Kwiecien (Marcello), Simona Mihai (Musetta), Florian Sempey (Schaunard), Luca Tittoto (Colline), Jeremy White (Benoît), Wyn Pencarreg (Alcindoro); Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano, Richard Jones
The Royal Opera glows with warmth. Antonio Pappano is in his element relishing every detail in Puccini's score slipping into the Act 1 duet for Rodolfo and Mimi as if we'd never heard it before. — More…
Michael Fabiano (Faust), Erwin Schrott (Mephistopheles), Irina Lungu (Marguerite)
Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Dan Ettinger, David McVicar
This is a top-flight cast. In a sensitive, intelligent and finely articulated interpretation, Michael Fabiano humanises the doddering old philosopher...Stealing a number of scenes is Erwin Schrott,... — More…
Michael Fabiano (Poliuto), Ana Maria Martinez (Paolina), Igor Golovatenko (Severo), Matthew Rose (Callistene), Timothy Robinson (Felice) & Emanuele D’Aguanno (Nearco)
The Glyndebourne Chorus & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Enrique Mazzola (conductor) & Mariame Clément (stage director)
Fabiano [is] febrile and fanatical as the eponymous Christian martyr...Clėment’s loosely twentieth-century setting has overtones of Mussolini’s Italy and 1990s Sarajevo (so don’t expect any lions... — More…
Venera Gimadieva (Violetta), Michael Fabiano (Alfredo), Tassis Christoyannis (Germont), Emanuele D’Aguanno (Gastone), Magdalena Molendowska (Annina), Hanna Hipp (Flora), Eddie Wade (Baron Douphol)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Glyndebourne Chorus, Mark Elder (conductor) & Tom Cairns...
[Elder's] handling of the score is a revelation; nothing here is routine...one is overwhelmed by the beauty of the playing and of the work. Cairns's production is quite excellent, with strong,... — More…