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

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MunichI masnadieriNew production

I masnadieri
Verdi: I masnadieri
Michele Mariotti; Johannes Erath; Bavarian State Opera; Kaspar Glarner; Mika Kares; Diana Damrau

Munich2. Festspiel–Kammerkonzert

2. Festspiel–Kammerkonzert
Nielsen, Schubert
Markus Schön; Johannes Dengler; Holger Schinköthe; David Schultheiß

MunichFalstaffNew production

Falstaff
Verdi: Falstaff
Kirill Petrenko; Mateja Koležnik; Bavarian State Opera; Raimund Orfeo Voigt; Wolfgang Koch; Aleksandra Kurzak

MunichCoppéliaNew production

Coppélia
Delibes: Coppélia
Roland Petit; Bavarian State Ballet; Anton Grishanin; Ezio Frigerio; Franca Squarciapino; Jean-Michel Désiré

MunichTosca

Tosca
Puccini: Tosca
Marco Armiliato; Luc Bondy; Bavarian State Opera; Richard Peduzzi; Milena Canonero; Sonya Yoncheva; Riccardo Massi

MunichFestspielkonzert ATTACCA

Festspielkonzert ATTACCA
Beethoven, Schumann, Dvořák
ATTACCA - Youth Orchestra of the Bayerische Staatsorchester; Allan Bergius; Johannes Dengler; Franz Draxinger; Rainer Schmitz; Maximilian Hochwimmer
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An indulgent end to the Bavarian State Opera’s lockdown series

Kirill Petrenko and the Bayerische Staatsorchester © Wilfried Hösl
The Bayerische Staatsorchester saved the best for last with its season finale, a generous programme of Strauss, Schoenberg, Stravinsky and Mahler.
****1
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Resurrection Symphony: Rattle returns to live music-making in Munich

Sir Simon Rattle
As Europe’s concert-giving tentatively emerges from the coronavirus lockdown, Simon Rattle and the BRSO celebrate its rebirth with a sublime pairing of Vaughan Williams and Mozart.
*****
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Sometimes a flute is just a flute: Die Zauberflöte in Munich

Die Zauberflöte © Wilfried Hösl (2017)

The Bayerische Staatsoper revives once again a beloved production, with a first rate cast.

****1
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It was all a dream: an absorbing Die tote Stadt in Munich

Jonas Kaufmann (Paul) © Wilfried Hösl
With an unsurpassed cast, devoted conducting and a brilliantly imaginative staging, the Bavarian State Opera's new production of Korngold's Die tote Stadt is a triumph.
*****
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Starry knight: a strong Lohengrin revival in Munich

Karita Mattila (Ortrud) and Anja Harteros (Elsa) © Wilfried Hösl
The Bavarian State Opera avoids the routine in a powerfully cast revival of Richard Jones' building-site production of Lohengrin.
****1
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“Esultate!” Otello a musical triumph in Munich

Anja Harteros (Desdemona) and Jonas Kaufmann (Otello) © Wilfried Hösl (2018)
Jonas Kaufmann and Anja Harteros, the “Royal couple” of the Bayerische Staatsoper, enchant and melt hearts as the doomed lovers in Verdi’s late masterpiece.
****1
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