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New York City

New York Philharmonic shines in a concert performance of Die Walküre

By , 14 February 2018
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Berlin

Modified rapture: Tcherniakov's new Tristan und Isolde at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 11 February 2018
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New York City

Suffering, transcendence, redemption: The Met's Parsifal is a long trip, well worth it

By , 05 February 2018
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Dresden

Götterdämmerung splutters to a tepid conclusion in Dresden

By , 04 February 2018
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Belgrade

Ghosts and musical magic from Gabriel Feltz and the Belgrade Philharmonic

By , 02 February 2018
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Dresden

Christian Thielemann's Staatskapelle Dresden excels in Siegfried

By , 01 February 2018
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Dresden

Valkyries scramble over theatre seats as Semperoper Dresden's Ring advances

By , 30 January 2018
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Dresden

All hands on Decker for Das Rheingold in Dresden

By , 29 January 2018
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London

A topsy-turvy Rheingold in concert from Jurowski and the LPO

By , 27 January 2018
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Hong Kong

Jaap van Zweden blazes trail for the Hong Kong Philharmonic with Götterdämmerung

By , 21 January 2018
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London

The Young Debussy: Roth and the LSO open their miniature festival in style

By , 21 January 2018
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Amsterdam

Tristan und Isolde smoulders at Dutch National Opera

By , 18 January 2018
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New York City

The Concertgebouw Orchestra and Daniele Gatti: keeping the tradition alive

By , 17 January 2018
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Dublin

The Big Bang: a starry launch for Irish National Opera

By , 09 January 2018
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Vienna

Hagen: Part 1 of a “Second Generation” Ring at the Theater an der Wien

By , 17 December 2017
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Vienna

Constantin Trinks’ cut and paste Siegfried is far from idyllic at the Theater an der Wien

By , 09 December 2017
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Barcelona

Tristan und Isolde: an abstract tryst by moonlight at the Liceu

By , 02 December 2017
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Philadelphia

German fairy-tales and knights: Runnicles conducts Humperdinck and Wagner

By , 30 November 2017
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Berlin

Rousing musical success in imaginative Tannhäuser at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 11 November 2017
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Chicago

David Pountney's riveting Walküre opens at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 05 November 2017
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Dresden

A stunning Götterdämmerung in Dresden

By , 01 November 2017
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Turin

Patience is a virtue in the Teatro Regio's marvellous Tristan und Isolde

By , 14 October 2017
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Prague

A native son returns triumphant to Prague

By , 12 September 2017
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London

Prom 67: Inspired Mendelssohn from the Freiburger Barockorchester

By , 03 September 2017
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Darmstadt

The Flying Dutchman: a Romantic ghost story in Darmstadt

By , 02 September 2017
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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
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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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West Horsley

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

By , 29 June 2017
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Leipzig

Die Walküre is full of anxiety in Leipzig

By , 29 June 2017
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Leipzig

Humorous Das Rheingold in Leipzig

By , 28 June 2017
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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
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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
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Stockholm

Siegfried as Swedish Midsummer Vigil in the Stockholm Ring

By , 27 May 2017
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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
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Vienna

Peter Schneider takes the Valkyries on a wild ride in Vienna

By , 21 May 2017
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Frankfurt am Main

Iain Paterson's Dutchman drops anchor in Frankfurt

By , 20 May 2017
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Barcelona

Framed: a dream world Flying Dutchman in Barcelona

By , 18 May 2017
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London

Explosive London recital debut from Lise Davidsen at the Wigmore Hall

By , 09 May 2017
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