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Articles by Hugo Shirley

Hugo Shirley
Hugo Shirley

Brilliance and grandeur: a rewarding programme from Kirill Petrenko and the Berlin Phil

By , 14 April 2018
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An unforgettable Parsifal from Rattle, the Berlin Phil and a world-beating cast

By , 07 April 2018
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A study in contrasts: Barrie Kosky's compelling Onegin returns to the Komische Oper

By , 31 March 2018
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Falstaff at the Festtage: Verdi's masterpiece in a new production at the Berlin Staatsoper

By , 27 March 2018
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The silvery light of the moon: Neuenfels' bloodless Salome at the Berliner Staatsoper

By , 10 March 2018
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Daniel Harding reaches the heights with the Berliner Philharmoniker in Schubert and Strauss

By , 03 March 2018
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Modified rapture: Tcherniakov's new Tristan und Isolde at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 13 February 2018
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Skittish Schumann and majestic Bruckner with Jansons and the Berlin Phil

By , 26 January 2018
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Toy Story: Calixto Bieito stages Die Gezeichneten at the Komische Oper

By , 23 January 2018
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A heavy crown: austere Monteverdi at the Staatsoper

By , 14 December 2017
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Sweet nothings: a disappointing new Hänsel und Gretel at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 09 December 2017
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Heroic resignation: a superb Mahler 9 from Haitink and the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 04 December 2017
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A wing and a prayer: the Deutsche Oper's Le Prophète

By , 28 November 2017
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Taking control: Dominique Meyer on bringing technological innovation to the Wiener Staatsoper

By , 03 November 2017
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What the conductor tells me: an impeccably controlled Mahler 3 from James Levine

By , 02 November 2017
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Into the light: the Deutsche Oper Berlin presents a winning Mahler Two

By , 24 October 2017
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Blurred lines: Peter Sellars' half-baked semi-staging mars a fine performance of The Cunning Little Vixen

By , 13 October 2017
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In a good place: Ed Gardner on bringing Bergen to the world

By , 06 October 2017
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Disturbing scenes: Staatsoper reopens with a messy Faustian hybrid

By , 04 October 2017
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Boom or bust: the Hungarian State Opera's new Bánk Bán

By , 11 September 2017
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