Faust (ROH Encore)

Zoe Warren

EXPERIENCE THE DECADENCE AND ELEGANCE OF 1870S PARIS IN DAVID MCVICAR’S SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION OF GOUNOD’S BEST-LOVED OPERA. There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with the Devil for youth and power, but Gounod’s opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling. Michael Fabiano stars as Faust, with Diana Damrau as his beloved Marguerite and …

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La Forza del Destino (ROH Opera)


CHRISTOF LOY DIRECTS A STAR-STUDDED CAST OF SINGERS, INCLUDING ANNA NETREBKO, JONAS KAUFMANN AND LUDOVIC TÉZIER, IN VERDI’S EPIC OPERA, CONDUCTED BY ANTONIO PAPPANO Leonora falls in love with Don Alvaro, but when her father forbids their marriage, a fatal accident triggers a drama of obsession, vengeance and tragedy. Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Netrebkostar in Verdi’s epic La forza del …

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Don Quixote (Royal Opera House)


LOVE AND  FRIENDSHIP  TRIUMPH  IN  CARLOS  ACOSTA’S  VIBRANT  PRODUCTION  OF  THIS  DAZZLING  BALLET. Cervantes’s story  of  the  bumbling  knight  Don  Quixote  has  inspired  countless  artistic  interpretations.  Marius Petipa choreographed this  sparkling  ballet  about  the  encounters  of  the  man  from  La  Mancha  and  his  faithful  squire  Sancho  Panza.  At  its  heart  are  virtuoso  roles  for  the  lovers  Basilio  and  Kitri. Carlos …