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Philadelphia

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

By , 30 November 2017
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Berlin

Into the light: the Deutsche Oper Berlin presents a winning Mahler Two

By , 23 October 2017
****1
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Berlin

Death lurks: Aribert Reimann's L'Invisible at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 08 October 2017
***11
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Atlanta

Runnicles and Smith master an all-French program in Atlanta

By , 25 May 2017
****1
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Berlin

Full immersion: Spuck's gloomy Dutchman drops anchor at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 07 May 2017
****1
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Berlin

End of the tunnel: final outing for Götz Friedrich's Ring at Deutsche Oper

By , 09 April 2017
***11
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Berlin

Elegiac decline of a poet: Graham Vick's new Death in Venice at Deutsche Oper

By , 19 March 2017
****1
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Cleveland

A sensuously paced Das Lied von der Erde from Runnicles and the Cleveland Orchestra

By , 09 February 2017
***11
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Atlanta

Runnicles and Gerstein deliver searing Tchaikovsky in Atlanta

By , 12 January 2017
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Washington

The other Donald in DC: Runnicles explores French repertoire

By , 10 November 2016
***11
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Glasgow

Bittersweet Mahler 4 from Donald Runnicles and the BBCSSO

By , 03 November 2016
****1
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Berlin

Parsifal travels time and space at Deutsche Oper

By , 16 October 2016
****1
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Berlin

Putting the Deutsche Oper Orchestra in the symphonic spotlight

By , 30 September 2016
***11
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Berlin

Harteros triumphs as Sieglinde in Berlin

By , 07 September 2016
****1
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Edinburgh

Runnicles bids farewell to BBCSSO with a colossal Gurrelieder at the Edinburgh Festival

By , 28 August 2016
*****
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Berlin

A wretched road trip: Rodrigo Garcia's The Abduction from the Seraglio at Deutsche Oper

By , 17 June 2016
*1111
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Glasgow

Golden Brahms, glorious Mahler: Runnicles leaves BBCSSO

By , 19 May 2016
****1
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Chicago

Behind the enigma: Donald Runnicles explores Elgar in Chicago

By , 05 May 2016
***11
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Berlin

Elektra: A family feud extraordinaire at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 03 April 2016
****1
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Berlin

Birthday celebrations in Berlin for Aribert Reimann

By , 22 March 2016
***11
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Atlanta

Runnicles conducts a tightly controlled Missa solemnis in Atlanta

By , 21 January 2016
****1
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Washington

Olga Peretyatko and Donald Runnicles make Washington debuts

By , 01 October 2015
***11
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London

Prom 24: MacMillan's birthday gift for Runnicles shines next to fitful Mahler

By , 03 August 2015
***11
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London

Prom 23: Drama, death and judgement in Verdi's Requiem

By , 02 August 2015
***11
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San Francisco

A staggering behemoth: McVicar's Les Troyens arrives in San Francisco

By , 12 June 2015
***11
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Berlin

Donald Runnicles' Lohengrin transcends the lack of a swan

By , 25 April 2015
****1
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Berlin

Footloose and fancy-free: Roméo et Juliette at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 18 April 2015
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Berlin

A timeless Bohème at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 20 March 2015
***11
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Berlin

Youthful Berlin audience relishes Humperdinck's fairy tale opera

By , 16 December 2014
****1
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Berlin

Elīna Garanča stars in a funny and touching Rosenkavalier at the Deutsche Oper

By , 14 December 2014
****1
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London

A Sensational Salome from Nina Stemme

By , 30 August 2014
****1
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London

Mahler's Ninth eventually triumphs: Donald Runnicles at the Proms

By , 04 August 2014
****1
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London

Prom 23: Runnicles' mixed programme of McLeod, Beethoven and Mozart doesn't quite add up

By , 03 August 2014
***11
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Berlin

A strong and emotional Werther from the Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 16 June 2014
***11
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Berlin

All at sea in Berlin: Billy Budd at the Deutsche Oper

By , 22 May 2014
***11
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Berlin

A spooky Damnation de Faust in Berlin transports us to a sinister world

By , 23 February 2014
*****
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Berlin

A wild night with Falstaff at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 17 November 2013
***11
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Berlin

Don Carlo at the Deutsche Oper Berlin shines with outstanding singers

By , 31 October 2013
****1
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Berlin

The sea and the Kunstkammer: Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin at Musikfest Berlin

By , 03 September 2013
***11
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London

Prom 29: A joyful Tannhäuser from Donald Runnicles

By , 04 August 2013
****1
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London

Prom 28: James MacMillan's Violin Concerto with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

By , 03 August 2013
***11
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London

Prom 27: Revealing Bruckner from Runnicles and the BBC SSO

By , 03 August 2012
****1
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London

Prom 27: An engaging Holloway Premiere by Runnicles and the BBC SSO

By , 04 August 2011
****1
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London

Prom 26: Debussy, Dutilleux and Ravel

By , 03 August 2011
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London

Prom 24: The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra play Mahler 3

By , 04 August 2010
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Berlin

Die zwei Seiten eines Orchester: Berlioz und Wagner beim Musikfest Berlin

By , 18 September 2017
****1
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