C Major

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Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20, Symphony No. 40; Schumann: Piano Concerto (C Major)

A beautifully filmed concert with a surprising programme [WH]

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New Year’s Concert – Teatro La Fenice 2023 (C Major)

A pleasing concert that will almost certainly cheer you up [MMB]

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (C Major)

Vocal riches in a depressingly hyperactive production that is devoid of amusement [MP]

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Rossini: La donna del lago (C Major)

Rossini standards held high in a new production of The Lady of the Lake [PCG]

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Tchaikovsky: Iolanta & The Nutcracker (C Major)

A conflation of opera and ballet, well-staged and performed, more than a seasonal song-and-dance show [RWe]

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Hélène Grimaud (piano) Mozart & Schumann (C major)

A very fine orchestra and pianist in a concert of some distinction [RWe]

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Rossini: La donna del lago (C Major)

A musically outstanding but unusual production of Rossini’s splendid opera [RWe]

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Verdi: Requiem (C major)

A superb performance of a work Karajan often conducted, with fine soloists [RWe]

Rossini: Il turco in Italia (C Major)

A delightfully entertaining modern take on Rossini brings overtones of Fellini to the action [PCG]

Puccini: Turandot (C Major)

A dazzling Turandot that spectacularly misses the point [LD]

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Verdi: Don Carlo (C Major)

A splendid memento of a magnificent production, despite too many cuts having been inflicted on the score [MP]

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Verdi: Falstaff (C Major)

A classic staging and superlative cast return to the catalogue, newly minted on Blu-ray [MP]

Giordano: Siberia (C Major)

Bregenz gives Giordano’s tragic tale a contemporary twist [RMay]