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Zürich

Enlightenment through compassion: Claus Guth's stellar Parsifal in Zurich

By , 25 February 2018
*****
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Turin

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

By , 14 October 2017
****1
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Madrid

Opera seria goes wild: Lucio Silla at the Teatro Real

By , 16 September 2017
****1
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Amsterdam

Solid La forza del destino opens Dutch National Opera season

By , 09 September 2017
***11
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Salzburg

Netrebko triumphs as musical performances transcend Salzburg Festival staging of Aida

By , 09 August 2017
****1
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Glyndebourne

One for sorrow: Claus Guth directs a taut, dark Clemenza di Tito at Glyndebourne

By , 26 July 2017
***11
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Berlin

Fractures made whole: Claus Guth's shattering Frau ohne Schatten at the Berlin Staatsoper

By , 09 April 2017
****1
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Frankfurt am Main

Perfect Pelléas: Debussy's opera seduces in Frankfurt

By , 01 April 2017
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Zürich

Shaking fists at the fates: Christian Spuck's Messa da Requiem in Zurich

By , 03 December 2016
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Amsterdam

Total theatre: Don Giovanni at Dutch National Opera

By , 07 May 2016
****1
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Zürich

The pulp of great fiction: Christian Spuck’s Romeo and Juliet in Zurich

By , 16 April 2016
****1
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Zürich

I Capuleti e I Montecchi: the reinvention of a tragic tale

By , 21 June 2015
***11
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Zürich

Ambiguity with a capital “A”: Julietta on a rotating stage in Zurich

By , 17 February 2015
**111
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Zürich

All about that soprano: Stemme’s Isolde in Zurich one for the ages

By , 25 January 2015
****1
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Berlin

In Berlin Claus Guth's Screw turns differently

By , 15 November 2014
****1
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Milan

A chic Così fan tutte at La Scala

By , 19 June 2014
***11
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Vienna

Ulisse returns to the Theater an der Wien

By , 15 September 2012
**111
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Vienna

Saul am Theater an der Wien: Händel, Guth, alles gut

By , 16 February 2018
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Paris

Rigoletto à l'Opéra Bastille: une fulgurante et lumineuse malédiction

By , 27 May 2017
****1
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Madrid

Rodelinda o el Barroco que enamora

By , 26 March 2017
****1
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Paris

À l’Opéra Bastille, un Lohengrin sous le cygne de la résurrection

By , 18 January 2017
****1
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Paris

Rigoletto à l’Opéra Bastille : la benedizione !

By , 14 April 2016
****1
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Madrid

Parsifal en el Teatro Real: cuando se ausenta el espíritu.

By , 06 April 2016
***11
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Frankfurt am Main

Claus Guths Frankfurter Trittico geht der Psychologie tief auf den Grund

By , 13 March 2016
****1
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Vienna

L’incoronazione di Poppea im Theater an der Wien: Sinn und Sinnlichkeit, Wahn- und Frohsinn

By , 14 October 2015
*****
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