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Seattle

Two Violettas in 24 hours: Seattle Opera fields double-casts in Konwitschny's Traviata

By , 14 January 2017
****1
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Zürich

Zürich revives Loy's magnificently entertaining Alcina

By , 02 January 2017
*****
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Vienna

“Es gibt keinen Ausweg”: a dark, clever Hamlet at Theater an der Wien

By , 18 September 2016
****1
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Amsterdam

Loy's minimalist staging clarifies Khovanshchina in Amsterdam

By , 27 February 2016
****1
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Vienna

Forceful Peter Grimes a must-see at Theater an der Wien

By , 14 December 2015
****1
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Salzburg

Rihm's Conquest of Mexico: glorious philosophy in music at the Salzburg Festival

By , 26 July 2015
*****
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Munich

Tristan und Isolde in Munich: surprising and triumphant

By , 08 July 2015
****1
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Berlin

Glitter and be gay: Rolando Villazón's directorial debut in Puccini's La rondine at the Deutsche Oper

By , 08 March 2015
***11
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London

La traviata: Lightning fails to strike twice in ENO revival of Konwitschny’s production

By , 09 February 2015
***11
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London

Stemme and Gould light up Tristan und Isolde at the Royal Opera

By , 05 December 2014
*****
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Berlin

Verdi's Falstaff given a playful make-over at the Deutsche Oper

By , 29 November 2014
***11
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Berlin

A wild night with Falstaff at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 17 November 2013
***11
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Vienna

These are not your father's Huns: Konwitschny's bold new Attila at Theater an der Wien

By , 10 July 2013
****1
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Paris

Rustic chivalry and clowns in Paris: Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci

By , 06 May 2012
****1
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Vienna

Lera Auerbach's Gogol: a world premiere at the Theater an der Wien

By , 15 November 2011
****1
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Munich

Mozart im Wunderland: Le nozze di Figaro an der Bayerischen Staatsoper

By , 31 October 2017
***11
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Salzburg

Conchita Bartoli Wurst? Wohl kaum!: Fantastische Ariodante-Premiere bei den Salzburger Pfingstfestspielen

By , 02 June 2017
*****
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Graz

La rondine: Puccinis seltenes Vogerl auf Premierenflug in Graz

By , 12 January 2017
***11
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Vienna

Macbeth im Theater an der Wien: Verirrt im Garten der Lüste

By , 15 November 2016
***11
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Frankfurt am Main

Herrliche Amerika-Satire: Brittens Paul Bunyan in Frankfurt

By , 09 October 2016
****1
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Graz

Oh, qual pallor! Blutleere Traviata-Wiederaufnahme an der Oper Graz

By , 29 September 2016
**111
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Munich

Zwischen den Zeiten: Konwitschnys Fliegender Holländer bei den Opernfestspielen

By , 19 July 2016
****1
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Mannheim

Befremdliche Komik: Halévys La Juive am Nationaltheater Mannheim

By , 10 January 2016
***11
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Oviedo

Perspectivas audaces: Las bodas de Fígaro en Oviedo

By , 21 November 2015
****1
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Bratislava

È una notte di luna: La bohème voller Poesie in Bratislava

By , 25 June 2015
***11
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