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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Vienna, Austria

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ViennaFidelio

Beethoven: Fidelio
Ádám Fischer; Otto Schenk; Vienna State Opera; Günther Schneider-Siemssen; Leo Bei; Brandon Jovanovich; Thomas Johannes Mayer

ViennaParsifal

Wagner: Parsifal
Valery Gergiev; Alvis Hermanis; Vienna State Opera; Kristīne Jurjāne; Thomas Johannes Mayer; Boaz Daniel

ViennaWagner, Ammann & Strauss

Wagner, Ammann, Strauss R.
Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Susanna Mälkki; Andreas Haefliger

ViennaSalome

Strauss R.: Salome
Michael Boder; Boleslaw Barlog; Vienna State Opera; Jürgen Rose; Gun-Brit Barkmin; Jane Henschel

ViennaForsyth | Van Manen | KyliánNew production

Various, Satie, Bach, Stravinsky
William Forsythe; Hans van Manen; Jiří Kylián; Vienna State Ballet; Keso Dekker; Joop Stokvis; Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera

ViennaAlso sprach Zarathustra

Strauss R.: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Susanna Mälkki; TBC
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Make feminism, not love: The Maid of Orleans at TAW

Lena Belkina (Johanna) © Werner Kmetitsch
It is all very easy on the eyes, although pondering what it is all supposed to mean is a recipe for a migraine.
***11
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Wiener Virtuosen, Hampson and Ottensamer at the Musikverein

Daniel Ottensamer © Julia Stix
Excellent chamber orchestras are a true pleasure to behold. The Wiener Virtuosen were in their element in an evening of Mozart, Mahler and Dvořák. 
***11
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Polished perfection: Winterreise at the Musikverein

Christian Gerhaher © Gregor Hohenberg | Sony Classical
Whether one prefers more raw emotion and large-scale architecture or is thrilled by perfectly sculpted individual masterpieces, this was undeniably chamber music of the highest order.
****1
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A psychological drama: Weber's Euryanthe in Vienna

Jacquelyn Wagner (Euryanthe) and the Arnold Schoenberg Choir © Monika Rittershaus
Vienna's Theater an der Wien stage a seldom performed opera by Carl Maria von Weber with an excellent cast, orchestra, and chorus.  
****1
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Sublimely intimate Schubert from Mitsuko Uchida at the Musikverein

Dame Mitsuko Uchida © Decca | Justin Pumfrey
The soul of the composer seems very much alive in her touch, particularly in his most retrospective moments.
****1
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Strongly cast Guillaume Tell hits its mark at Theater an der Wien

Christoph Pohl (Guillaume Tell) and Anita Rosati (Jemmy) © Moritz Schell
Osborn absolutely lives the part; he negotiated formidable heights, intricate passage work and the sheer volume of notes with style and clarity as well as colour and nuance. 
****1
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