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Frédéric Chaslin; Andrei Serban; Vienna State Opera; Peter Pabst; Petra Reinhardt; Ludovic Tézier; Sophie Koch
Rossini: L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
Evelino Pidò; Jean-Pierre Ponnelle; Vienna State Opera; Margarita Gritskova; Maxim Mironov; Adam Plachetka; Paolo Rumetz
Semyon Bychkov; Alvis Hermanis; Vienna State Opera; Ieva Jurjane; Nina Stemme; Christopher Ventris; Gerald Finley
Beethoven: Mass in D Major “Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Frankfurt Radio Symphony; Johannes Prinz; Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien; Andrés Orozco-Estrada; Genia Kühmeier; Janina Baechle
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An Italian composer, Lonati composed, taught and was by all accounts brilliant on stage, where he made comedic singing and playing violin his unique calling card.
Sir David McVicar's production of Tristan und Isolde premiered at the Wiener Staatsoper in 2013, and was then recognized as a friendly platform for singers. Here it is freshly revived with a new cast.
Kay Link's new production of Handel's pasticcio Oreste is surprisingly strong theatrically, often musically too.
Vienna stages an all-star new production of Verdi's classic, with sublime singing in Daniele Abbado's Spanish Civil War setting.