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MunichRaymonda

Raymonda
Glazunov: Raymonda
Marius Petipa; Ray Barra; Bavarian State Ballet; Michael Schmidtsdorff; Klaus Hellenstein; Bayerisches Staatsorchester

Bad SalzuflenAbonnementkonzert

Stravinsky, Mozart
North West German Philharmonic; Yves Abel; Leonardo Pierdomenico

BerlinMy Fair Lady

© Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de
Loewe: My Fair Lady
Peter Christian Feigel; Andreas Homoki; Komische Oper Berlin; Arturo Gama; Chor der Komischen Oper Berlin; Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin

BerlinTosca

Tosca
Puccini: Tosca
Pier Giorgio Morandi; Boleslaw Barlog; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Ivan Repušić; Oksana Lyniv; Filippo Sanjust

LeipzigDon Carlo

© Kirsten Nijhof
Verdi: Don Carlo(s)
Felix Bender; Jakob Peters-Messer; Oper Leipzig; Markus Meyer; Sven Bindseil; Riccardo Zanellato; Ievgen Orlov
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All the world's a stage: Xerxes as a comedy of backstage rivalry

Valer Barna-Sabadus (Xerxes) and Torben Jürgens (Ariodates) © Hans Jörg Michel
A revival of Stefan Herheim's production of Handel's Xerxes in Düsseldorf makes for a rip-roaring evening of theatrical comedy.
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Violetter Schnee: Snowy apocalypse at the Staatsoper Berlin

Violetter Schnee © Monika Rittershaus

The world is sinking in "Violet Snow", as the opera by Beat Furrer, directed by Claus Guth, is given its world premiere at the Staatsoper unter den Linden. 

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Clash of religions, ardent spirits: Bellini’s Norma in Munich

Carmen Giannattasio (Norma) © Wilfried Hösl
While Bellini’s two-act opera Norma underscores the religious wars between the ancient Druids and Romans, it also highlights an emotive personal conflict that is veiled in deceit and cultural discrepancy.
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Still going strong in Munich: Neumeier’s The Lady of the Camellias

Edvin Revazov (Armand) and Anna Laudere (Marguerite) in The Lady of the Camellias © Wilfried Hösl
Widely thought a pinnacle of 20th century dance, John Neumeier’s “Die Kameliendame” ballet recently celebrated its 100th performance at the Bayerisches Staatsoper in Munich.
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Sasha Waltz’s Kreatur at the Radialsystem

After a long break from creations solely for dance, Sasha Waltz’s Kreatur is a step into a new aesthetic direction presenting the body as a living unit of microcells and anatomical fragments at the Radialsystem
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