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

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MunichTristan und IsoldeNew production

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Kirill Petrenko; Krzysztof Warlikowski; Bavarian State Opera; Małgorzata Szczęśniak; Felice Ross; Kamil Polak

MunichMacbeth

© Wilfried Hösl
Verdi: Macbeth
Pinchas Steinberg; Martin Kušej; Bavarian State Opera; Martin Zehetgruber; Werner Fritz; Sir Simon Keenlyside; Liudmyla Monastyrska

MunichFestspiel-Sonderkonzert: Der wendende Punkt

© Bayerische Staatsoper
Wagner, Poulenc, Strauss R., Monteverdi, Mozart, Dvořák, Puccini, Beethoven, Giordano, Donizetti, Korngold, Schubert
Bayerisches Staatsorchester; Asher Fisch; Pavol Breslik; Christian Gerhaher; Adrianne Pieczonka; Ermonela Jaho

MunichSir John Eliot Gardiner

Beethoven: Mass in D Major "Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Sir John Eliot Gardiner; Lucy Crowe; Ann Hallenberg; Julian Prégardien; Tareq Nazmi

MunichPhilippe Jordan

Wagner, Liszt
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Philippe Jordan; François-Frédéric Guy; Ilker Arcayürek; Bavarian Radio Symphony Choir

MunichKlaus Mäkelä & Frank Peter Zimmermann

Martinů, Bartók, Mahler
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Klaus Mäkelä; Frank Peter Zimmermann; Anna Lucia Richter
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Super stars: musical riches in Munich's new Tristan und Isolde

The Bayerische Staatsoper's new Tristan und Isolde, featuring two stellar role debuts, is scenically disappointing but musically superb. 
****1
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Beautiful Sing, but no Spiel: an unusual Munich Entführung

Ivor Bolton leads the Bayerische Staatsorchester in a delightful musical rendition of Mozart’s masterpiece, with a great performance by Pavol Breslik as Belmonte.

***11
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Puccini’s Il trittico: a successful revival in Munich

Ermonela Jaho steals the scene as Suor Angelica in a very successful revival of Lotte de Beer’s production.

****1
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Lear in Munich: brilliant performance, but lifelessly staged

A superb cast of singers is let down by Christoph Marthaler's cold, stilted staging as Reimann's Lear returns to its birthplace.  
***11
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Distinctive Wagner and Brahms from Nelsons and the Munich Philharmonic

In the outstanding acoustics of the Philharmonie im Gasteig, the occasion proved both orchestra and conductor as exceptional interpreters.

*****
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A concert Walküre to remember: Kaufmann and Davidsen in Munich

After a six month gap, the Nationaltheater welcomes a limited audience to an opera-in-concert of extraordinary beauty of singing.
*****
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