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Valery Gergiev © Philharmonie | D. Herouville
Paris

Le Mariinsky sur le Ring (2) : splendeurs et misères de La Walkyrie

By , 25 March 2018
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Dantons Tod © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Vienna

Revolution revisited: Dantons Tod an der Wiener Staatsoper

By , 24 March 2018
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Valery Gergiev © Alberto Venzago
Paris

Le Mariinsky sur le Ring (1) : les promesses du Rheingold

By , 24 March 2018
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Jean-François Borras (Rodolfo) und Anita Hartig (Mimì) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Exzellentes Dirigat und enttäuschende Sänger: Eine so la-La bohème in Wien

By , 20 March 2018
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Karnéus (Claire Zachanassian), Hinterhauser (Panther), Hausmann (Gatte VII), Milhofer (Boby, Butler) © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Viel Aufwand, Witz und Liebe zum Detail: Keith Warners Alte Dame besucht das Theater an der Wien

By , 20 March 2018
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© Agathe Poupeney | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Cellini infondu : le Gilliam’s Flying Circus ne suffit pas

By , 20 March 2018
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Barbara Hannigan (Elle) © Vincent Pontet | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Sexe, mensonges et vidéo : le diptyque Barbe-Bleue – La Voix Humaine séduit toujours Garnier

By , 17 March 2018
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Adam Richardson (John Mack) © Dominic M Mercier
Amsterdam

We Shall Not Be Moved: Oper auf Abwegen oder vor dem Neustart?

By , 16 March 2018
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Philippe Jaroussky (Ruggiero) & Cecilia Bartoli (Alcina) © Vincent Pontet
Paris

Une Alcina triomphante au TCE, oscillant entre mélancolie et tourments

By , 14 March 2018
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Aleksandra Kurzak (Desdemona) und Roberto Alagna (Otello) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Vienna

Prominenten Rollendebüts glänzen in Otello an der Wiener Staatsoper

By , 12 March 2018
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Erwin Schrott (Procida), Sol Dance Company © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Die Bayerische Staatsoper zelebriert mit Les Vêpres siciliennes den Tag der Toten

By , 11 March 2018
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© Juliette le Maoult
Paris

Flamboyant(e) Ariodante des Arts Florissants dirigés par William Christie à la Philharmonie

By , 10 March 2018
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Cavalleria rusticana © La Monnaie
Brussels

Cavalleria rusticana et Pagliacci à La Monnaie : une réussite musicale et théâtrale

By , 06 March 2018
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Irakli Kakhidze (Ernani), Miriam Clark (Elvira) und Evez Abdulla (Don Carlo) © Hans Jörg Michel
Mannheim

Aus den Trümmern des Belcanto: Verdis Ernani am Nationaltheater Mannheim

By , 04 March 2018
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Manuela Uhl (Ariane) © Werner Kmetitsch
Graz

Der Stoff, aus dem die Albträume sind: Düstere Ariane et Barbe-Bleue an der Oper Graz

By , 03 March 2018
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Genia Kühmeier (Gretchen), Markus Werba (Faust) et Ira Levin © GTG | Magali Dougados
Geneva

Markus Werba illumine le Faust genevois

By , 25 February 2018
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Josie Devos (L’Amour), Judith Van Wanroij (Eurydice) et Frédéric Antoun (Orphée) © Théâtre du Capitole
Toulouse

Orphée et Eurydice contés par les Talens Lyriques au Théâtre du Capitole

By , 25 February 2018
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Sarah Connolly (Ariodante) und Chen Reiss (Ginevra) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Ariodante: die Wiener Staatsoper auf der Pirsch mit Händel

By , 24 February 2018
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René Jacobs © Josep Molina
Vienna

Ein „Mostro di crudeltà“? Entzauberung, Erhabenheit und Einsicht in Haydns Armida

By , 21 February 2018
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Ilker Arcayürek (Idomeneo), Ida Aldrian (Idamante), Ina Yoshikawa (Ilia) © Ludwig Olah
Nuremberg

Sanfter Zephir statt Toben des Meeres? Kein Happy End für Idomeneo

By , 21 February 2018
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Beekman (High Priest), Semenzato, Staples (Jonathan), Chenez (Witch of Endor), Prohaska, Boesch © Monika Rittershaus
Vienna

Saul am Theater an der Wien: Händel, Guth, alles gut

By , 16 February 2018
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El director Guillermo García Calvo © David Bohmann
Madrid

Vuelve La tempestad al Teatro de la Zarzuela

By , 16 February 2018
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Abdellah Lasri (Alfredo Germont), Nadine Koutcher (Violetta), Dominic Barberi (Barone Douphol) © Bernd Uhlig (2015)
Berlin

Du holde Kunst: Elsa Dreisig zieht als Violetta in ihren Bann

By , 14 February 2018
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Escena de Peter Grimes en la producción de Willy Decker © Mikel Ponce & Miguel Lorenzo
Valencia

Simpatía por el diablo: Peter Grimes en el Palau de les Arts

By , 13 February 2018
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Patricia Petibon (Blanche de la Force) © Vincent Pontet
Paris

Reprise des Dialogues des Carmélites au TCE : la scène et la fosse font le grand écart

By , 11 February 2018
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Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Münchens betagte Götterdämmerung überzeugt mit musikalischen Highlights

By , 11 February 2018
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Stefan Vinke (Siegfried) und Statisterie der Bayerischen Staatsoper © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Wagners Siegfried an der Bayerischen Staatsoper mit brillantem Feinklang

By , 03 February 2018
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Astrid Kessler (Jolanthe) und Sergey Skorokhodov (Vaudémont) © Hans Jörg Michel
Mannheim

Mit allen Sinnen: Tschaikowskys lyrische Oper Jolanthe am Nationaltheater Mannheim

By , 02 February 2018
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© Rahirezvani
Antwerp

Un opéra-ballet ? Pelléas et Mélisande à Anvers

By , 02 February 2018
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Marina Rebeka (Violetta Valéry) © Emilie Brouchon | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Bastille : une Traviata sagement fastueuse, Marina Rebeka résolument lumineuse

By , 02 February 2018
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© Pierre Grosbois
Paris

Et in Arcadia Ego à l'Opéra Comique : un vertigineux memento mori

By , 01 February 2018
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© Cédric Delestrade | ACM-STUDIO
Avignon

Sobres Dialogues des Carmélites à l’Opéra d’Avignon

By , 30 January 2018
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Daniela Sindram (Sieglinde), Michael König (Siegmund) © David Herrero
Toulouse

Téméraire Brünnhilde sur les planches du Capitole : La Walkyrie

By , 30 January 2018
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© Olivier Pastor
Toulon

Broadway à l'Opéra de Toulon : Wonderful Town

By , 28 January 2018
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Davone Tines (Priest, Fisherman) et Philippe Jaroussky (Spirit, Angel) © Elisa Haberer | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

The nô needs Kaija to win : Only The Sound Remains laisse Garnier sans voix

By , 23 January 2018
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Marlis Petersen (Maria Stuarda) © Monika Rittershaus
Vienna

Stolz und Holz: Maria Stuarda am Theater an der Wien

By , 23 January 2018
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© Jean-Louis Fernandez
Lyon

Première française du Cercle de Craie : l'Opéra de Lyon prend ses distances avec la distanciation

By , 20 January 2018
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John Lundgren (Wotan) und Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Die Walküre an der Bayerischen Staatsoper begeistert mit meisterlicher Klangvielfalt

By , 19 January 2018
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Sondra Radvanovsky (Amelia) et Piero Pretti (Riccardo) © Emilie Brouchon | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Un Bal masqué sans fard à Bastille

By , 16 January 2018
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Angeles Blancas Gulín (La Femme, Das Gehege) © B.Ulhig | La Monnaie
Brussels

Saisissant diptyque carcéral à La Monnaie

By , 16 January 2018
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Vittorio Grigòlo (Cavaradossi) und Sonya Yoncheva (Tosca) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Tosca in New York: Gesangliche Gourmethäppchen in Nostalgie-Optik

By , 15 January 2018
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Roberto Alagna (Canio) in Pagliacci © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Roberto Alagna beeindruckt in Cavalleria rusticana und Pagliacci an der Met

By , 13 January 2018
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John Lundgren (Alberich) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Die Bayerische Staatsoper sonnt sich im alten Glanz des Rheingolds

By , 13 January 2018
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Martin Platz (Tamino), Isabel Blechschmidt (1. Dame), Irina Maltseva (2. Dame), Ida Aldrian (3.Dame) © Ludwig Olah
Nuremberg

Frostige Temperaturen zwischen den Geschlechtern: Laura Scozzis Zauberflöte in Nürnberg

By , 10 January 2018
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Mercedes Gancedo en el papel de Giannetta © A. Bofill
Barcelona

L'elisir de Mario Gas triunfa en el Liceu de Barcelona

By , 07 January 2018
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Elena Pankratova (Rosalinde) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Same procedure as every year... Silvester mit der Fledermaus

By , 31 December 2017
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I. Vermillion (Mrs. Quickly), A. Erdi (Nannetta), C. Colclough (Falstaff), K. Rüütel (Mrs. Meg Page) © Annemie Augustijns
Antwerp

Kein großes Opernkino bei Christoph Waltz' Falstaff in Flandern

By , 29 December 2017
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© Opéra de Toulon
Toulon

Triste Flûte toulonnaise

By , 27 December 2017
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El tenor Víctor Sordo © Pablo F. Juárez
Madrid

El Mesías llega a Madrid con la London&Vienna Kammerorchester

By , 23 December 2017
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Suor Angelica: Ermonela Jaho (Suor Angelica) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Aufs Wesentliche reduziert: Il trittico sorgt für musikalische Highlights an der Bayerischen Staatsoper

By , 20 December 2017
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