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Stefan Vinke (Siegfried), Gerhard Siegel (Mime) © ROH 2018 | Bill Cooper
London

A fantastic tale, an outstanding cast: Siegfried at the Royal Opera

By , 29 September 2018
*****
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Lauren Fagan, Angela Simkin, Christina Bock, Johannes Martin Kränzle © ROH 2018 | Bill Cooper
London

The assault on Valhalla begins: Das Rheingold at the Royal Opera

By , 24 September 2018
***11
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The cast at curtain call © Ryan Buchanan
Edinburgh

A heroic performance of Siegfried at the Edinburgh International Festival

By , 08 August 2018
****1
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Gerhard Siegel and Nina Stemme © Roger Mastroianni, Courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland

Stupendous Tristan und Isolde in Cleveland with Stemme and Welser-Möst

By , 29 April 2018
*****
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Ausrine Stundyte (Salome) and Christian Natter (Oscar Wilde) © Monika Rittershaus
Berlin

The silvery light of the moon: Neuenfels' bloodless Salome at the Berliner Staatsoper

By , 08 March 2018
***11
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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
****1
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Albert Dohmen (Alberich) © Klaus Gigga
Dresden

All hands on Decker for Das Rheingold in Dresden

By , 29 January 2018
***11
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Matthias Goerne (Wozzeck) © Salzburger Festspiele | Ruth Walz
Salzburg

Skilfully constructed: William Kentridge's new Wozzeck at the Salzburg Festival

By , 08 August 2017
****1
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Gun-Brit Barkmin © Aline Paley
Verbier

A Salome lacking drama at the Verbier Festival

By , 21 July 2017
**111
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Patricia Racette as Salome © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Racette an unlikely success at Met's Revival of Salome

By , 05 December 2016
****1
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Detlev Glanert © Bettina Stöß
Amsterdam

Magnificent terror in new Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch in Amsterdam

By , 05 November 2016
*****
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Krassimira Stoyanova (Danae) © Salzburger Festspiele | Forster
Salzburg

Going for gold: Strauss' Die Liebe der Danae returns to Salzburg

By , 05 August 2016
****1
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Zsolt Haja, Zoltán Nyári, Tünde Szabóki, Atala Schöck, Johan Reuter, Gábor Bretz & Walter Fink © Zsófia Pályi | Müpa
Budapest

Portents in place for a downfall: brilliant Rheingold opens Budapest Ring

By , 16 June 2016
*****
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Chicago

A Wozzeck of few concessions at the Lyric

By , 01 November 2015
***11
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Christine Georke (Elektra) Gun-Brit Barkmin (Chrysothemis) Andris Nelsons conducting Boston Symphony © Chris Lee
New York City

Nelsons, BSO and Goerke stun Carnegie Hall in Elektra

By , 21 October 2015
*****
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Mojca Erdmann (Lulu) and Johan Reuter (Dr Schön) © Clärchen & Matthias Baus
Amsterdam

Paper Doll: William Kentridge screens an elusive Lulu at the Holland Festival

By , 01 June 2015
***11
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© Palace of Arts, Budapest
Budapest

Who needs full staging? Das Rheingold at MüPa in Budapest

By , 11 June 2014
****1
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Simon Keenlyside and Karita Mattila  ©  ROH / Catherine Ashmore
London

Keith Warner and Stefanos Lazaridis' grimly compelling Wozzeck at Covent Garden

By , 31 October 2013
*****
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Anna Prohaska (Anne Trulove), Bo Skovhus (Nick Shadow), Toby Spence (Tom Rakewell) & Manfred Hemm (T ©  Herwig Prammer
Vienna

A very progressive Rake at the Theater an der Wien

By , 24 September 2013
***11
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Mark Delavan as the Wanderer, Eric Owens as Alberich  ©  Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Flashes of brilliance in the Met's Siegfried

By , 29 April 2013
***11
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Stefan Margita as Loge  ©  2013 Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera
New York City

The Met's Ring Cycle begins with an impressive Das Rheingold

By , 25 April 2013
***11
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Angela Denoke as Salome (c) 2010 The Royal Opera/Clive Barda
London

Angela Denoke sings Salome at Covent Garden

By , 06 July 2010
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Hamburger Symphoniker © J. Konrad Schmidt
Hamburg

Glanerts Requiem für Hieronymus Bosch in der Elbphilharmonie

By , 28 November 2017
****1
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Daniel Brenna (Siegfried) und Elisabet Strid (Brünnhilde) © János Posztós | Müpa
Budapest

Held tötet Kinderzeichnung: Siegfried mit einer Prise Ironie

By , 18 June 2016
****1
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Gun-Brit Barkmin (Ariadne) und Jochen Schmeckenbecher (Musiklehrer) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper
Vienna

Ein Jubiläum ohne Fest: Ariadne auf Naxos an der Wiener Staatsoper

By , 04 March 2016
***11
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