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Markus Eiche (Beckmesser) © Wilfried Hösl (2016)
Munich

Michael Volle leaps in for Munich's Meistersinger

By , 30 September 2018
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Jennifer Davis (Elsa) and Klaus Florian Vogt (Lohengrin) © ROH | Clive Barda
London

Swan cruise: Nelsons navigates a musically impressive Lohengrin at Covent Garden

By , 07 June 2018
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Andris Nelsons, Camilla Nylund, Jonas Kaufmann and the Boston Symphony © Hilary Scott
Boston

The light of love, the darkness of desire: all-Wagner program with Kaufmann and Nylund in Boston

By , 05 April 2018
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Gerhard Siegel (Mime) and Andreas Schager (Siegfried) © Klaus Gigga
Dresden

Christian Thielemann's Staatskapelle Dresden excels in Siegfried

By , 01 February 2018
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Vitalij Kowaljow (Wotan) and Petra Lang (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga
Dresden

Valkyries scramble over theatre seats as Semperoper Dresden's Ring advances

By , 30 January 2018
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Albert Dohmen (Alberich) © Klaus Gigga
Dresden

All hands on Decker for Das Rheingold in Dresden

By , 29 January 2018
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Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann © Matthias Creutziger
Hamburg

Tread softly but carry a big stick: Thielemann's way with Wagner

By , 06 February 2017
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Francesco Meli, Georg Zeppenfeld, Veronica Simeoni, Giulia Tonelli and William Moore © Gregory Batardon
Zürich

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

By , 03 December 2016
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Anja Harteros and the Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin © Bettina Stoess
Berlin

Harteros triumphs as Sieglinde in Berlin

By , 07 September 2016
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Ryan McKinny (Amfortas) © Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

Time becomes space: Bayreuth welcomes a new Parsifal

By , 02 August 2016
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Stephen Gould (Tristan), Christa Mayer (Brangäne) and Petra Lang (Isolde) © Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

Imprisoned by love: a thought-provoking Tristan und Isolde at the Bayreuth Festival

By , 01 August 2016
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Heidi Melton (Sieglinde) and Christopher Ventris (Siegmund) © Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

Magic fire: a blazing account of Die Walküre at Bayreuth

By , 27 July 2016
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Anna Netrebko (Elsa) and Piotr Beczała (Lohengrin) © Daniel Koch
Dresden

Anna Netrebko's dream Elsa in Dresden Lohengrin

By , 29 May 2016
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Evelyn Herlitzius (Isolde) and Stephen Gould (Tristan) © Bayreuther Festspiele | Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

Diffuse new production of Tristan und Isolde opens 2015 Bayreuth Festival

By , 25 July 2015
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Mihoko Fujimura © R&G Photography
Birmingham

A transcendent Parsifal from Nelsons and the CBSO

By , 17 May 2015
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Sara Jakubiak (Agathe), Christina Landshamer (Ännchen) and Michael König (Max) © Matthias Creutziger | Semperoper Dresden
Dresden

“Six shall obey, the seventh betray": the Semperoper's new production of Weber's Freischütz

By , 03 May 2015
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Anna Siminska (Queen of the Night) © Mark Douet | ROH
London

Strongly cast revival of McVicar’s Enlightenment production of Die Zauberflöte at Covent Garden

By , 23 February 2015
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Diana Damrau as Lucia © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Unbounded excitement for Bavarian State Opera's new Lucia di Lammermoor

By , 01 February 2015
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Luca Pisaroni (Figaro) and Anita Hartig (Susanna) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Figaro in Munich: great singing and acting on a blank backdrop

By , 08 December 2014
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Marjorie Owens (Daphne) © Matthias Creutziger
Dresden

Dresden's Daphne relocated into Nazi Germany

By , 14 September 2014
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Julia Kleiter (Emma) © Monika Rittershaus / Salzburger Festspiele
Salzburg

The perils of craft kits - Fierrabras in Salzburg

By , 16 August 2014
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©  Matthias Creutziger / Dresden Semperoper
Dresden

Verdi's Macbeth comes to life in Dresden

By , 20 September 2013
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Markus Werba (Papageno), Elisabeth Schwarz (Papagena)  ©  Monika Rittershaus
Salzburg

A visually brilliant but serious Zauberflöte at the Salzburg Festival

By , 04 August 2012
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©  Matthias Creutziger
Dresden

Fidelio an enduring ode to freedom in Dresden

By , 17 June 2012
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El Ballet de la Ópera y el Coro del Bayerischen Staatsoper © Wilfried Hosl
Munich

Heridas, cuerpos y eternidad: Tannhäuser en Múnich

By , 04 June 2017
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Opernballett und Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Zwischen Kunst und Krempel: Tannhäuser Premiere an der Bayerischen Staatsoper

By , 21 May 2017
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Escena de Parsifal en el Festival de Bayreuth © Bayreuther Festspiele | Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

Nuevo Parsifal en Bayreuth. Ingenuidad postreligiosa

By , 06 August 2016
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Anna Netrebko (Elsa) und Piotr Beczala (Lohengrin) © Daniel Koch | Semperoper Dresden
Dresden

Mein lieber Schwan: Netrebko und Beczala erobern den Wagner-Kontinent

By , 29 May 2016
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Tomáš Netopil © Elisa Haberer
Paris

Quis est homo, qui non fleret : Tomáš Netopil nimbe de beaux élans le funèbre Stabat Mater de Dvořák

By , 27 April 2016
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Dorothea Röschmann (Desdemona), José Cura (Otello) und Chor © Forster | Osterfestspiele Salzburg
Salzburg

Salzburger Osterfestspiele starten mit minimalistischem Otello

By , 19 March 2016
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<em>Fidelio</em>: Ensemble und Concentus Musicus Wien unter Stefan Gottfried © Herwig Prammer | Theater an der Wien
Vienna

Getrübtes Festkonzert: Beethovens Fidelio am Theater an der Wien

By , 17 January 2016
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Simone Young © Klaus Lefebvre
Hamburg

Gewaltiger Abschied: Simone Young dirigiert Das Buch mit Sieben Siegeln

By , 15 June 2015
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