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Daniel Barenboim and Martha Argerich © Thomas Bartilla
Berlin

Debussy rarities with Barenboim and Argerich at the Berlin Festtage

By , 29 March 2018
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Anja Kampe (Katerina) and Anatoli Kotscherga (Boris) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

A searing Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Munich

By , 05 November 2017
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Lucy Crowe (Vixen) and Gerald Finley (Forester) © Monika Rittershaus
Berlin

Blurred lines: Peter Sellars' half-baked semi-staging mars a fine performance of The Cunning Little Vixen

By , 12 October 2017
***11
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Eva-Maria Westbroek (Kát'a Kabanová) © Bernd Uhlig (2014)
Berlin

Cold discomfort: Andrea Breth's uncompromising Kát'a Kabanová at the Staatsoper

By , 14 June 2017
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Iréne Theorin (Buünnhilde) © Monika Rittershaus (2013)
Berlin

Götterdämmerung a musical success at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 19 June 2016
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Iréne Theorin (Brünnhilde), Simon O'Neill (Siegmund) and Anja Kampe (Sieglinde) © Monika Rittershaus (2011)
Berlin

A stunning musical achievement: Die Walküre in Berlin

By , 12 June 2016
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Stephan Rügamer (Loge) and Dancers of the Eastman Company © Monika Rittershaus (2010)
Berlin

Staatsoper Berlin's Ring revival begins with musically satisfying Rheingold

By , 11 June 2016
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Die Meistersinger Act III © Bernd Uhlig
Berlin

Tradition and transformation of a culture: Staatsoper Berlin's Die Meistersinger

By , 11 October 2015
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Stefan Vinke (Siegfried), Julia Rutigliano, Mirella Hagen and Anna Lapkovskaja (Rhinemaidens) © Bayreuther Festspiele | Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

But what does it all mean? Castorf’s visually stylish Götterdämmerung brings no resolution

By , 01 August 2015
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Wolfgang Koch (Wotan), Albert Dohmen (Alberich) and John Daszak (Loge) © Bayreuther Festspiele | Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

Overly busy Castorf Rheingold distracts from the music at Bayreuth

By , 27 July 2015
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Daniel Barenboim addresses the audience at the end of the performance of Wagner’s Götterdämmerun ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 20: Götterdämmerung concludes a Ring for the ages

By , 28 July 2013
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L-R: Bryn Terfel and Daniel Barenboim in Wagner’s Die Walküre at the BBC Proms  ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 15: Die Walküre with Terfel, Stemme and Barenboim

By , 23 July 2013
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L-R: Ekaterina Gubanova, Daniel Barenboim and Iain Paterson in a performance of Wagner’s Das Rhein ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 14: Barenboim's Rheingold doesn't disappoint

By , 22 July 2013
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Sir Simon Rattle © Oliver Helbig
Berlin

Janáčeks Glagolitische Messe und ein Wiedersehen mit Sir Simon Rattle in Berlin

By , 13 November 2018
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Munich

Lady Macbeth von Mzensk: Bayerische Staatsoper brilliert mit Klanggewalt und szenischer Perfektion

By , 28 November 2016
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Die Zarenbraut © Monika Rittershaus | Staatsoper Berlin
Berlin

Der Zaren-Bot schreitet und winkt, die Frauenseele leidet und singt: Die Zarenbraut in Berlin

By , 03 April 2016
*****
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