Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Salzburg

© Thomas Pintaric
© Thomas Pintaric
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SalzburgAuftakt zur Mozartwoche 2018

Bläser der Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin; Eva Menasse; Fritz Kircher; Werner Neugebauer

SalzburgDie Entführung aus dem SerailPremiere

Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Harem)
René Jacobs; Andrea Moses; Jan Pappelbaum; Adriana Braga Peretzki; Robin Johannsen; Sunhae Im

SalzburgOrchesterkonzert: Mozart und Bach

Bach, Mozart
Cappella Andrea Barca; Sir András Schiff; Kuok-Wai Lio

SalzburgOrchesterkonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker

Elgar, Mozart
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Robin Ticciati; Renaud Capuçon


Mozart, Haydn
Fritz Kircher; Werner Neugebauer; Herbert Lindsberger; Josetxu Obregón
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Uchida plays to her strengths in Salzburg

On a warm summer's evening in Mozart's home city, Japanese master pianist Dame Mitsuko Uchida delivered a delicately crafted solo recital.
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Netrebko triumphs as Aida

Muti's reading of the score is extraordinary, both for its sophistication and originality.
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Skilfully constructed: Wozzeck at the Salzburg Festival

A skilfully constructed production, and one that plays with the our perspectives. Whether the images are flashbacks from a war-troubled Wozzeck or a Büchner-esque portent of the horrors to come is left for the audience to decide.
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Socking the audience between the eyes

Youth was a hindrance rather than a virtue in this testosterone-driven performance which sought more than anything to sock the audience between the eyes
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Murderously brilliant: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Salzburg

Under Mariss Jansons, the Vienna Philharmonic are on top form in Shostakovich's opera; together with a top class cast of singers, they create sonic and emotional intoxication.
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