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Articles by Ako Imamura

Simon O'Neill © Askonas Holt

New York Philharmonic shines in a concert performance of Die Walküre

By , 16 February 2018
***11
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Catherine Naglestad (Salome) © Monika Rittershaus

Catherine Naglestad's splendid Salome at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 29 January 2018
***11
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Luca Pisaroni (Count Almaviva) and Christiane Karg (Susanna) © Chris Lee | Metropolitan Opera

Met's revival of Figaro as relevant today as ever

By , 10 December 2017
****1
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Wolfgang Bankl (The Animal Trainer) and Agneta Eichenholz (Lulu) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn

Willy Decker's stylish production enhances vocally strong Lulu in Vienna

By , 09 December 2017
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Regine Hangler (Daphne) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn

Dreams and reality: a brilliant Daphne in Vienna

By , 05 December 2017
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Soloists and Met Opera Chorus © Richard Termine | Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera pays tribute to Dmitri Hvorostovsky with Verdi's Requiem

By , 25 November 2017
***11
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Tannhäuser © Bettina Stöss (2014)

Rousing musical success in imaginative Tannhäuser at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 12 November 2017
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Anja Kampe (Katerina) and Anatoli Kotscherga (Boris) © Wilfried Hösl

A searing Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Munich

By , 06 November 2017
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Andreas Schager (Siegfried) and Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga

A stunning Götterdämmerung in Dresden

By , 02 November 2017
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Oksana Dyka (Turandot) and Aleksandrs Antonenko (Calaf) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera

Dyka and Antonenko shine in an extravagant Turandot at the Met

By , 19 October 2017
***11
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Hanna Schwarz (Buryjovka) and Karita Mattila (Kostelnička) © Wilfried Hösl (March 2017)

Stunning revival of Barbara Frey's production of Jenůfa in Munich

By , 15 July 2017
****1
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Shigeo Ishino (Yeletsky), Erin Caves (Herman) and Helene Schneiderman © A.T. Schaefer

Sex and violence in the ghetto: Pique Dame in Stuttgart

By , 07 July 2017
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The piano becomes Siegfried's funeral berth © Tom Schulze

Leipzig's Ring Cycle concludes with a satisfying Götterdämmerung

By , 03 July 2017
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Rúni Brattaberg (Fafner) © Tom Schulze

Magnificent singers, orchestra and production in a Leipzig Siegfried

By , 02 July 2017
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Markus Marquardt (Wotan) and Eva Johansson (Brünnhilde), different cast © Tom Schulze

Die Walküre is full of anxiety in Leipzig

By , 30 June 2017
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Stephan Klemm (Fasolt), James Moelenhoff Fafner), Sandra Trattnigg (Freia), Karin Lovelius Fricka) © Tom Schulze

Humorous Das Rheingold in Leipzig

By , 29 June 2017
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Michael Volle (The Dutchman) © Richard Termine | Metropolitan Opera

Thrilling Flying Dutchman at the Met under Yannick Nézet-Séguin

By , 08 May 2017
****1
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Quinn Kelsey (Rigoletto) © Monika Rittershaus

A dark and stunning new Rigoletto in Frankfurt

By , 30 April 2017
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Anna Netrebko (Tatyana) and Mariusz Kwiecień (Onegin) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera

Netrebko a magnificent Tatyana in The Met's Onegin

By , 31 March 2017
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Adrianne Pieczonka (Leonore) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera

Jürgen Flimm's production of Fidelio returns to The Met after a long absence

By , 18 March 2017
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