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Edinburgh

Vibrant performances from one of Europe’s oldest orchestras in Edinburgh

By , 12 August 2017
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Sydney

The time has come: Jonas Kaufmann conquers Sydney as Parsifal

By , 09 August 2017
****1
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Edinburgh

Memorable and epic Die Walküre at Edinburgh International Festival

By , 06 August 2017
*****
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Bayreuth

Musically sublime, packed with ideas: Kosky's Meistersinger von Nürnberg at Bayreuth

By , 31 July 2017
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Lenox

One Rheingold to rule them all: the Boston Symphony and Andris Nelsons at Tanglewood

By , 15 July 2017
*****
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Amsterdam

Wrong rep sinks opera evening at the Concertgebouw

By , 12 July 2017
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London

A pioneering spirit: Rattle’s imaginary journey through Haydn

By , 11 July 2017
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Leipzig

Leipzig's Ring Cycle concludes with a satisfying Götterdämmerung

By , 02 July 2017
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Leipzig

Magnificent singers, orchestra and production in a Leipzig Siegfried

By , 01 July 2017
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Leipzig

Die Walküre is full of anxiety in Leipzig

By , 29 June 2017
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West Horsley

Museum piece? Stephen Medcalf offers an intriguing Walküre at Grange Park Opera

By , 29 June 2017
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Leipzig

Humorous Das Rheingold in Leipzig

By , 28 June 2017
***11
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Cardiff

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017: A Thrilling Finale

By , 18 June 2017
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Prague

Wolfgang Wagner's swansong: Lohengrin in Prague

By , 14 June 2017
****1
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Moreton-in-Marsh

A flesh and blood Tristan at Longborough

By , 08 June 2017
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New York City

Immortals and human passions in New York Philharmonic’s Das Rheingold under Alan Gilbert

By , 01 June 2017
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Stockholm

Ragnarök: the long twilight of the Stockholm Ring

By , 29 May 2017
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Vienna

Stefan Vinke’s smiling hero saves an otherwise sluggish Siegfried in Vienna

By , 28 May 2017
***11
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Stockholm

Siegfried as Swedish Midsummer Vigil in the Stockholm Ring

By , 27 May 2017
****1
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Stockholm

An outstanding Swedish Sieglinde in a strongly cast Walküre in Stockholm

By , 25 May 2017
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Stockholm

A highly accomplished start to Stockholm's Ring

By , 24 May 2017
****1
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Vienna

Peter Schneider takes the Valkyries on a wild ride in Vienna

By , 21 May 2017
***11
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Frankfurt am Main

Iain Paterson's Dutchman drops anchor in Frankfurt

By , 20 May 2017
***11
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Barcelona

Framed: a dream world Flying Dutchman in Barcelona

By , 18 May 2017
***11
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London

Explosive London recital debut from Lise Davidsen at the Wigmore Hall

By , 09 May 2017
****1
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Berlin

Full immersion: Spuck's gloomy Dutchman drops anchor at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 07 May 2017
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London

A radiant recital from Karita Mattila at Wigmore Hall

By , 06 May 2017
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New York City

Thrilling Flying Dutchman at the Met under Yannick Nézet-Séguin

By , 04 May 2017
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London

Full-on romantics: Tasmin Little lyrical in Tchaikovsky with Christoph König and RPO

By , 04 May 2017
***11
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Vienna

Indulgence and corruption: Bechtolf's Ring returns to the Wiener Staatsoper

By , 30 April 2017
***11
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Los Angeles

Morning Wagner at the Los Angeles Philharmonic

By , 28 April 2017
*****
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London

An evening to cherish: John Mauceri and the LPO dignified and moving

By , 28 April 2017
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London

Heaven and Earth: Marek Janowksi ascends Bruckner 7 and admires the view

By , 26 April 2017
****1
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Chicago

Dutoit and Chicago Symphony reach the sublime in Easter program

By , 13 April 2017
****1
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Berlin

End of the tunnel: final outing for Götz Friedrich's Ring at Deutsche Oper

By , 09 April 2017
***11
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Berlin

The Staatsoper's remarkable Parsifal remains as moving as ever

By , 08 April 2017
*****
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Budapest

Musical performances stand out in new Siegfried at the Hungarian State Opera

By , 19 March 2017
***11
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Milan

A glorious Meistersinger from Harry Kupfer at La Scala

By , 19 March 2017
****1
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Vienna

Nuanced revival of McVicar's Tristan und Isolde at the Wiener Staatsoper

By , 12 March 2017
****1
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London

Excellent in parts: Kaspar Holten's new Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at Covent Garden

By , 11 March 2017
***11
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Gelsenkirchen

Bayreuth comes to the Ruhr: leading Wagner singers in Gelsenkirchen for a new Tristan und Isolde

By , 04 March 2017
***11
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Poole

Wonderful German Romanticism from the Bournemouth SO at the Lighthouse

By , 22 February 2017
****1
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Berlin

An inconsistent Tannhäuser at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 12 February 2017
***11
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London

Sensational Mattila, restrained Kaufmann in the LSO's exceptional Walküre Act 1

By , 08 February 2017
****1
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Hamburg

Tread softly but carry a big stick: Thielemann's way with Wagner

By , 06 February 2017
****1
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Barcelona

Gergiev brings the Mariinsky magic to Tristan und Isolde in Barcelona

By , 27 January 2017
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Hong Kong

Dramatically powerful Siegfried as the Hong Kong Philharmonic continues its Ring cycle

By , 22 January 2017
****1
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Zürich

Quintessential Rachmaninov from La Fenice in Zurich

By , 17 January 2017
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Vancouver

Russian epics: Simone Lamsma's blistering Shostakovich with the Vancouver Symphony

By , 16 January 2017
***11
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Hamburg

High up and high-end: Hamburg's dazzling new concert hall is inaugurated

By , 12 January 2017
****1
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