Anna Prohaska in ‘Die Entführung aus dem Serail’
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Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Paris Opera (Garnier) – review

A disappointing debut production from Zabou Breitman

Mitsuko Uchida, Royal Festival Hall, London – review

Dynamic, dramatic recitals of Schubert and Beethoven

Neil Diamond
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Interview: Neil Diamond

At 73 and with a new album, the singer-songwriter talks of his path to becoming one of pop’s great entertainers

Plácido Domingo in 'I due Foscari'
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I due Foscari, Royal Opera House, London – review

Plácido Domingo’s voice roused to its old, bronze majesty

From left: Jarrett Ott, Jenna Siladie and Joseph Beutel in 'Alexandre Bis'
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Alexandre Bis/ Comedy on the Bridge, Gotham Chamber Opera, New York – review

A noble attempt to resurrect two obscure Martinů operas

Rolando Villazón and Pumeza Matshikiza, Royal Festival Hall, London

The two singers made a lightning tour of Romantic arias and duets

Colin Currie and Steve Reich
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Colin Currie Group, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London – review

The percussionist’s festival celebrates the work of Steve Reich

'Castor et Pollux'
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Castor et Pollux, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris – review

An over-choreographed, under-sung production of Rameau’s work

'The Trial' by Philip Glass
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The Trial, Linbury Studio Theatre, London – review

Kafka, Glass, Hampton: this new chamber opera is a dream ticket

Joyce DiDonato in 'Alcina' at the Barbican, London
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Alcina, The English Concert, Barbican, London and touring – review

A terrific touring concert performance of Handel’s opera

MET Orchestra/ Levine, Carnegie Hall, New York – review

Another triumph for the brilliant, indefatigable James Levine

Il Maestro di Musica/ Il Don Chisciotte, Dom Pedro V Theatre, Macau – review

Two smoothly contrasting works from the 18th-century composer

Ed Sheeran, O2 Arena, London – review

A performance of charm, skill and charisma

Cleveland Orchestra/Welser-Möst, Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio – review

After a whispering Pintscher premiere, Lang Lang livened things up

Pharrell Williams, O2 Arena, London – review

Funk and flattery from the singer-producer

Kind of conceptual

A New York jazz quartet plays games with the jazz canon

James Taylor, Royal Albert Hall, London – review

A journey down the highways and byways of a life in music

Atys, Theater Kiel, Germany

A sophisticated account of Lully’s ravishing score

Un ballo in maschera, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco – review

San Francisco Opera has upped its Italian game

Moses in Egypt, Welsh National Opera, Cardiff – review

Singers come to the rescue of an otherwise unengaging production

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