Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Calixto Bieito

homepages
Bieito, Calixto
Die Gezeichneten © Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de
Berlin

Penetrating Schreker’s kaleidoscopic score: Die Gezeichneten in Berlin

By , 11 July 2018
****1
Read more
Julie Fuchs (Poppea) © Monika Rittershaus
Zürich

Monteverdi’s Poppea in Zurich: metaphor for the modern world

By , 24 June 2018
****1
Read more
Michael Nagy (Count Tamare) and Peter Hoare (Alviano) © Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de
Berlin

Toy Story: Calixto Bieito stages Die Gezeichneten at the Komische Oper

By , 21 January 2018
***11
Read more
Katrin Adel (Didon) and Mirko Roschkowski (Énée) © Ludwig Olah
Nuremberg

Horse and Carthage: The Trojans in Nuremberg

By , 08 October 2017
****1
Read more
Claudio Sgura (Scarpia) © Erik Berg
Oslo

A web of white packing tape: Calixto Bieito’s Tosca in Oslo

By , 11 June 2017
***11
Read more
Ausrine Stundyte (Renata) and Leigh Melrose (Ruprecht) © Monika Rittershaus
Zürich

Bieito's Fiery Angel burns bright in Zürich

By , 11 May 2017
*****
Read more
Steffen Höld, Michael Wächter, Chor des Theater Basel, Basel Sinfonietta © Sandra Then
Basel

An elemental ancient ritual: Xenakis’ Oresteia in Basel

By , 24 March 2017
****1
Read more
Evan Bowers (Don José) and Katarina Bradić (Carmen) © Erik Berg
Oslo

A man’s world: Bieito’s Carmen revived in Oslo

By , 28 January 2017
***11
Read more
Jennifer Johnson Cano (Carmen) © T Charles Erickson
Boston

Love and Death in the Afternoon: Calixto Bieito's Carmen in Boston

By , 23 September 2016
****1
Read more
Johannes Kammler © Erik Berg
Oslo

Frighteningly intense: Calixto Bieito directs a devastating War Requiem in Oslo

By , 10 September 2016
*****
Read more
Zachary Nelson (Escamillo) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
San Francisco

A Carmen for Our Time from Bieito in San Francisco

By , 27 May 2016
****1
Read more
Calixto Bieito's production of The Force of Destiny © Robert Workman
London

Barbed wire and gruel: cold comfort in ENO’s Force of Destiny

By , 09 November 2015
***11
Read more
Turandot in Belfast © Northern Ireland Opera
Belfast

Subjugation of the silent majority: Calixto Bieito's Turandot in Belfast

By , 30 October 2015
***11
Read more
© Erik Berg
Oslo

I like a boy in uniform: a frustrating Carmen in Oslo

By , 06 October 2015
**111
Read more
Andreas Schager (Tannhäuser) and Ausrine Stundyte (Venus) © Annemie Augustijns
Ghent

Madness and civilisation: Andreas Schager triumphs in Bieito's Tannhäuser

By , 27 September 2015
****1
Read more
Justina Gringyte (Carmen) © Alastair Muir
London

An atmosphere filled with dust and testosterone: Bieito’s Carmen returns to ENO

By , 20 May 2015
***11
Read more
Andreas Wolf (Jupiter) © A.T. Schaefer
Stuttgart

Une folle journée: Calixto Bieito's Platée in Stuttgart

By , 08 May 2015
****1
Read more
Evan Bowers (Hoffmann) © Erik Berg
Oslo

Drunken ramblings: Calixto Bieito’s Tales of Hoffmann gets its first revival in Oslo

By , 02 October 2014
***11
Read more
© Erik Berg
Oslo

The night of the two Hoffmänner: The Tales of Hoffmann at the Norwegian National Opera

By , 04 December 2013
**111
Read more
©  Bavarian State Opera / Wilfried Hösl
London

ENO's new season opens with Bieito's contradictory Fidelio

By , 25 September 2013
*1111
Read more
Carmen, Ruxandra Donose and Adam Diegel  ©  Alastair Muir
London

Danger, sleaze, passion: Carmen re-imagined at ENO

By , 21 November 2012
***11
Read more
Dean Power (First Prisoner), Jussi Myllys (Jailer), Laura Tatulescu (Marzelline), Franz-Josef Selig  ©  Wilfried Hösl
Munich

More Bieito than Beethoven: Fidelio at the Bayerische Staatsoper

By , 27 November 2011
**111
Read more
Berlin

Mozart light opera, Tarantino-style

By , 08 April 2011
**111
Read more
Madrid

La inocencia perdida: Die Soldaten en el Teatro Real

By , 24 May 2018
***11
Read more
La mezzosoprano Anna Goryachova (Carmen) / Coro Titular del Teatro Real © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Carmen de Bieito: la salvaje vitalidad de un clásico

By , 11 October 2017
****1
Read more
Roberto Alagna (Don José) et Clémentine Margaine (Carmen) © Vincent Pontet
Paris

Opéra Bastille, Carmen : De l'éternelle difficulté à illustrer le désir

By , 10 March 2017
***11
Read more
La Juive © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

La Juive an der Bayerischen Staatsoper: Fromental Halévy in Reinstform

By , 30 June 2016
***11
Read more
Bo Skovhus (Lear) © Elisa Haberer / Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Lear transfiguré par Bo Skovhus au Palais Garnier

By , 29 May 2016
*****
Read more
Gregory Bonfatti (Pang), Paul Kaufmann (Pong), Gezim Myshketa (Ping) © Patrice Nin
Toulouse

Turandot la maléfique, Liù la magnifique à Toulouse

By , 26 June 2015
***11
Read more