Guide to Opera, ballet and concerts in Munich

München-Panorama © David Kostner
München-Panorama
© David Kostner
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MunichResidence Serenade

Mussorgsky, Mozart, Brahms
Residenz Solisten

MunichCarmen

Bizet: Carmen
Omer Welber; Lina Wertmüller; Bavarian State Opera; Enrico Job; Anita Rachvelishvili; Wookyung Kim; Paulo Szot

MunichAlice in Wonderland

Talbot: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Christopher Wheeldon; Bavarian State Ballet; Myron Romanul; Bob Crowley; Bayerisches Staatsorchester

MunichResidence Serenade

Mozart, Vivaldi, Marcello
Residenz Solisten

MunichLe nozze di FigaroNew production

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Constantinos Carydis; Christof Loy; Bavarian State Opera; Johannes Leiacker; Klaus Bruns; Christian Gerhaher; Federica Lombardi
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Testé, Spyres and Pudova stand out in Hoffmann

Offenbach's vivid setting of E.T.A. Hoffmann's fantastic tales gets an enjoyable outing, with Spyres, Testé and Pudova the undoubted stars of the show.
***11
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Top voices, high drama in Andrea Chénier

With superb singing from Harteros, Salsi and Kaufmann, this production makes a strong case for Andrea Chénier’s continued presence in the repertoire.
****1
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Stunning revival of Jenůfa in Munich

Munich revived a thoughtful modern production of Janáček's Jenůfa, with fine orchestral direction and strong singing doing full justice to the rich score.
****1
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Schreker's Die Gezeichneten returns to Munich

The musical glories of Schreker’s glistening, late-Romantic score are laid bare in the Bavarian State Opera’s first production of Die Gezeichneten since 1919.
****1
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A revelatory Frau ohne Schatten in Munich

A musical performance of stunning quality underpins this revival of Krzysztof Warlikowski's lavish, ambiguous Strauss staging.
****1
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Pleasure in pain: Munich's new season

New productions, including a stellar Parsifal starring Kaufmann and Gerhaher, mix with the standard rich repertory pickings in the Bavarian capital
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