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Angela Denoke © Johan Persson
London

The tamest nightclub in Berlin: Salonen goes to Weimar

By , 09 June 2019
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Paavo Järvi © Yong Bin
Hamburg

Loud Berg and lyrical Bruckner from Paavo Järvi at the Elbphilharmonie

By , 16 May 2019
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Barbara Hannigan © Musacchio & Ianniello | Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
London

Sex and subversion: Barbara Hannigan and the LSO

By , 17 March 2019
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Michael Honeyman (Wozzeck) © Keith Saunders
Sydney

Barbed wire fences and gas masks: William Kentridge’s unsettling Wozzeck in Sydney

By , 30 January 2019
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Dorothea Röschmann, Rafael Payare and the BBCSO © BBC | Mark Allan
London

Shostakovich 5 triumphs – or not – with BBCSO and Rafael Payare

By , 07 December 2018
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Ingo Metzmacher © Kai Beinert
Cleveland

Christian Tetzlaff's superb Berg with the Cleveland Orchestra and Ingo Metzmacher

By , 27 October 2018
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Elena Zhidkova (Marie) and Johan Reuter (Wozzeck) © Marcus Lieberenz
Berlin

Wozzeck goes Norwegian at the Deutsche Oper

By , 05 October 2018
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Janine Jansen © Marco Borggreve
Zürich

The earthly and the transcendental: Berg and Mahler at the Tonhalle Maag

By , 12 September 2018
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Leonidas Kavakos © Marco Borggreve
Verbier

Angelic voices in the Swiss mountains: Classy Kavakos and serene Ying Fang join Eschenbach

By , 23 July 2018
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Steven Osborne © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Poetry in every bar: Steven Osborne at Wigmore Hall

By , 07 July 2018
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Hugo Ticciati © Marco Borggreve
London

O/MODƏRNT at Wigmore Hall: A descent into melodrama

By , 07 April 2018
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Sir Simon Rattle © Johann Sebastian Hanel
Baden-Baden

Berliner Philharmoniker redefine Shake, Rattle & Roll in Baden-Baden

By , 25 March 2018
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Elizabeth Atherton © Kiran Ridley
London

Adventures through time and space with the London Sinfonietta

By , 24 March 2018
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Daniil Trifonov © Dario Acosta | Deutsche Grammophon
Vienna

A race through to the death: Goerne and Trifonov at the Konzerthaus

By , 16 February 2018
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Isabelle Faust © Molina Visuals
London

A masterwork of elegiac introspection from Isabelle Faust and Alban Berg

By , 14 January 2018
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Barbara Hannigan © Elmer de Haas
Vienna

Portraits of the Female: Barbara Hannigan at the Konzerthaus

By , 07 December 2017
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Wolfgang Bankl (The Animal Trainer) and Agneta Eichenholz (Lulu) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Willy Decker's stylish production enhances vocally strong Lulu in Vienna

By , 06 December 2017
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Patricia Kopatchinskaja © Julia Wesely
Zürich

Kopatchinskaja's Berg passionate and playful in Zurich

By , 29 November 2017
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Asmik Grigorian (Marie) and Audun Iversen (Wozzeck) © Erik Berg
Oslo

Into the abyss: a harrowing Wozzeck in Oslo

By , 25 November 2017
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Tetzlaff Quartet © Giorgia Bertazzi
New York City

Viennese diversity: the Tetzlaff Quartet plays Mozart, Berg and Schubert

By , 16 November 2017
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Barbara Hannigan at Park Avenue Armory © Da Ping Luo
New York City

Kissing her hair: Barbara Hannigan sings the Second Viennese School at Park Avenue Armory

By , 16 November 2017
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Cornel Frey (Andres) and Bo Skovhus (Wozzeck) © Karl Forster
Düsseldorf

Between two worlds: Wozzeck in Düsseldorf

By , 20 October 2017
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Florian Boesch (Wozzeck) © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Robert Carsen serves up a flawless Wozzeck for new Theater an der Wien staging

By , 17 October 2017
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Sakari Oramo © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Heights of expression: Oramo, Pogostkina and the BBCSO in full-bodied season opener

By , 27 September 2017
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Robin Ticciati © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 40: Neatly dovetailed programme from Robin Ticciati and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

By , 15 August 2017
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Matthias Goerne (Wozzeck) © Salzburger Festspiele | Ruth Walz
Salzburg

Skilfully constructed: William Kentridge's new Wozzeck at the Salzburg Festival

By , 08 August 2017
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Karita Mattila © Lauri Eriksson
London

A radiant recital from Karita Mattila at Wigmore Hall

By , 06 May 2017
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Gianandrea Noseda © Ramella & Giannese | Teatro Regio di Torino
London

Haunting Berg from Jansen and Noseda; big-boned Mahler from the LSO

By , 06 April 2017
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Jörg Widmann © Marco Borggreve
New York City

Exceptional chamber music afternoon with Uchida and Widmann at Zankel Hall

By , 02 April 2017
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Christopher Maltman (Wozzeck) and Sir Willard White (The Doctor) © Ruth Walz
Amsterdam

Ugly and brilliant: Wozzeck at Dutch National Opera

By , 18 March 2017
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Mark Stone (Wozzeck) © GTG | Carole Parodi
Geneva

Wozzeck in Geneva: grit and light

By , 02 March 2017
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Patricia Kopatchinskaja © Marco Borggreve
London

Black Angels: Kopatchinskaja and Jurowski brush with death

By , 22 February 2017
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Barbara Hannigan (Lulu), Sylvana Seddig and Begoña Quiñones © Monika Rittershaus
Hamburg

From femme fatale to angel: Lulu in Hamburg

By , 12 February 2017
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Janine Jansen © Harald Hoffmann | Decca
London

Janine Jansen and friends ticking all the boxes in a Viennese programme at Wigmore Hall

By , 08 February 2017
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Daniele Gatti © Mark Allan | Barbican
London

Hammered home: the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Wagner, Mahler and Berg

By , 17 December 2016
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James Morris (Dr. Schön), Brenda Rae (Lulu) © Catherine Ashmore
London

Dramatic intensity, risk of sensory overload: ENO's Lulu

By , 09 November 2016
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Karina Canellakis © Werner Kmetitsch
Vancouver

Lush indulgence: Berg and Rachmaninov from Karina Canellakis and the Vancouver Symphony

By , 17 October 2016
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Carolin Widmann © Marco Borggreve
Berlin

Junge Deutsche Philharmonie bring visceral power to Saunders' still

By , 16 August 2016
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Matthias Goerne © Marco Borggreve
London

Dark Night of the Soul: Matthias Goerne and Daniil Trifonov

By , 08 June 2016
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Florian Boesch © Lukas Beck
Amsterdam

Savage and noble: Wozzeck at the Concertgebouw

By , 04 June 2016
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Anna Lucia Richter © Herman und Clärchen Baus
Vienna

Frühlingslieder and Frühe Lieder: Anna Lucia Richter and Gerold Huber ring in spring in Vienna

By , 20 April 2016
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Christoph von Dohnányi © Bertold Fabricius
Sydney

Never too late for a debut: Christoph von Dohnányi in Sydney

By , 08 April 2016
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Claudio Otelli and children's chorus © Jörg Landsberg
Bremen

All in a spin: Wozzeck in Bremen

By , 04 March 2016
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Dame Mitsuko Uchida © Richard Avedon
New York City

Noble truths: Dame Mitsuko Uchida on Truth and Beauty

By , 23 February 2016
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Jonathan Nott © Thomas Müller
Chicago

Heroic Strauss from Jonathan Nott and the Chicago Symphony

By , 07 January 2016
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Lisa Larsson © Merlijn Doomernik
Amsterdam

Song of Norway... and Sweden: Lisa Larsson at the Concertgebouw

By , 01 December 2015
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Andris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve
Boston

Threnody for a Fall Friday: Andris Nelsons' conversation between compositions in Boston

By , 20 November 2015
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Gerold Huber and Christian Gerhaher at Park Avenue Armory © Stephanie Berger
New York City

Longing and sorrow: Christian Gerhaher and Gerold Huber at Park Avenue Armory

By , 10 November 2015
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Marlis Petersen (Lulu) and Johan Reuter (Dr Schön) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Marlis Petersen: an incredible voice and a dramatic presence as Lulu at the Met Opera

By , 09 November 2015
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Michael Volle (Wozzeck) and Ricarda Merbeth (Marie) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

An expressionistic Wozzeck: Jürgen Flimm's old classic closes the season at La Scala

By , 06 November 2015
****1
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