Articles by Ako Imamura

Ako Imamura

Met's revival of Figaro as relevant today as ever

By , 10 December 2017
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Willy Decker's stylish production enhances vocally strong Lulu in Vienna

By , 09 December 2017
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Dreams and reality: a brilliant Daphne in Vienna

By , 05 December 2017
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The Metropolitan Opera pays tribute to Dmitri Hvorostovsky with Verdi's Requiem

By , 25 November 2017
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Rousing musical success in imaginative Tannhäuser at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 12 November 2017
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A searing Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Munich

By , 06 November 2017
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A stunning Götterdämmerung in Dresden

By , 02 November 2017
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Dyka and Antonenko shine in an extravagant Turandot at the Met

By , 19 October 2017
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Stunning revival of Barbara Frey's production of Jenůfa in Munich

By , 15 July 2017
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Sex and violence in the ghetto: Pique Dame in Stuttgart

By , 07 July 2017
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Leipzig's Ring Cycle concludes with a satisfying Götterdämmerung

By , 03 July 2017
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Magnificent singers, orchestra and production in a Leipzig Siegfried

By , 02 July 2017
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Die Walküre is full of anxiety in Leipzig

By , 30 June 2017
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Humorous Das Rheingold in Leipzig

By , 29 June 2017
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Thrilling Flying Dutchman at the Met under Yannick Nézet-Séguin

By , 08 May 2017
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A dark and stunning new Rigoletto in Frankfurt

By , 30 April 2017
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Netrebko a magnificent Tatyana in The Met's Onegin

By , 31 March 2017
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Jürgen Flimm's production of Fidelio returns to The Met after a long absence

By , 18 March 2017
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Levine's orchestra shines in uneven Met Idomeneo

By , 07 March 2017
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Dead Man Walking in Washington DC an unforgettable emotional experience

By , 05 March 2017
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