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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Leipzig, Germany

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LeipzigDer fliegende Holländer

Der fliegende Holländer
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Ulf Schirmer; Michiel Dijkema; Oper Leipzig; Christoph Gedschold; Jula Reindell; Iain Paterson

LeipzigDie Zauberflöte

© Tom Schulze
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
David Reiland; Ralf Nürnberger; Oper Leipzig; Yadegar Asisi; Claudia Rühle; Matthias Stier; Patrick Vogel

LeipzigTristan und IsoldeNew production

Tristan und Isolde
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Ulf Schirmer; Enrico Lübbe; Oper Leipzig; Etienne Pluss; Linda Redlin; Meagan Miller; Daniel Kirch

LeipzigMissa solemnis

© Kirsten Nijhof
Beethoven: Mass in D major "Missa solemnis”, Op.123: Agnus Dei
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra; Thomas Eitler-de Lint; Olena Tokar; Sven Hjörleifsson; Sebastian Pilgrim; Leipzig Opera Chorus

LeipzigJohannes-Passion

© Ida Zenna
Bach: Johannes-Passion
Mario Schröder; Leipziger Ballett; Paul Goodwin; Christoph Gedschold; Paul Zoller

LeipzigDer Karneval der Tiere

© Kirsten Nijhof
Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des Animaux
Bjarte Emil Wedervang Bruland; Leipziger Ballett; Tobias Engeli; Alden Gatt; Christina Geißler; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
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An electrifying Carmen from Oper Leipzig

Leonardo Caimi (Don José) and Kathrin Göring (Carmen) © Kirsten Nijhof
With an excellent cast and sumptuous orchestral playing, Oper Leipzig delivers a vivid evening of enjoyment.
****1
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Gardiner steps into his Ring of Cantatas in Leipzig

Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducting in the Nikolaikirche, Leipzig © Bachfest Leipzig | Gert Mothes
A taste of the opening weekend in Leipzig’s marathon Bach Festival. 
****1
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Leipzig's Ring Cycle concludes with a satisfying Götterdämmerung

The piano becomes Siegfried's funeral berth © Tom Schulze
Despite some weakness in the main singers, the overall level of musical performances was consistently high in Leipzig, with a stark and effective production.
****1
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Magnificent singers, orchestra and production in a Leipzig Siegfried

Rúni Brattaberg (Fafner) © Tom Schulze
Siegfried in Leipzig succeeds on all fronts: an engaging production, a great ensemble of singers and a well-conducted orchestra.
****1
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Die Walküre is full of anxiety in Leipzig

Markus Marquardt (Wotan) and Eva Johansson (Brünnhilde), different cast © Tom Schulze
Die Walküre in Leipzig turns the family drama into a tragedy of fear and anxiety, with glimpse of hope at the end.
****1
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Humorous Das Rheingold in Leipzig

Stephan Klemm (Fasolt), James Moelenhoff Fafner), Sandra Trattnigg (Freia), Karin Lovelius Fricka) © Tom Schulze
Oper Leipzig's Das Rheingold unfolds with no set changes, giving Wagner's music plenty of opportunities to fuel the imagination.
***11
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