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Iván Fischer has distinguished himself as a conductor with inimitable listening skills; he truly has an ear for which sounds should be coming from where and how the sounds of each member of the Budapest Festival Orchestra should be arranged in space.
Nicolai: Merry Wives of Windsor, The (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor)
Christian Zacharias; David Hermann; Opéra Royal de Wallonie; Ariane Isabel Unfried; Rifail Ajdarpasic; Anneke Luyten; Sophie Junker