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Ingo Metzmacher © Kai Beinert
Cleveland

Christian Tetzlaff's superb Berg with the Cleveland Orchestra and Ingo Metzmacher

By , 27 October 2018
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Mamadou Ndiaye; Lenneke Ruiten (La Mort) © DNO 2018 | Monika Rittershaus
Amsterdam

Musically superlative Das Floß der Medusa at Dutch National Opera

By , 13 March 2018
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Wolfgang Bankl (The Animal Trainer) and Agneta Eichenholz (Lulu) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Willy Decker's stylish production enhances vocally strong Lulu in Vienna

By , 06 December 2017
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Elena Pankratova (Elektra) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Uwe Eric Laufenberg’s Elektra a disappointment in Vienna

By , 05 December 2017
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Catherine Naglestad (Carlotta Nardi), Bavarian State Opera Chorus © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Paradise regained: Schreker's Die Gezeichneten returns to Munich after nearly a century

By , 04 July 2017
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Martin Winkler (Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov) © ROH | Bill Cooper
London

Vaudeville. Nasality. Shostakovich. Kosky.

By , 20 October 2016
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Dimitry Ivashchenko (Ivan Khovansky) © Monika Rittershaus
Amsterdam

Loy's minimalist staging clarifies Khovanshchina in Amsterdam

By , 27 February 2016
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Michael Volle (Wozzeck) and Ricarda Merbeth (Marie) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

An expressionistic Wozzeck: Jürgen Flimm's old classic closes the season at La Scala

By , 06 November 2015
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Prometeo
Duisburg

Fire from the gods: Nono's Prometeo in Duisburg

By , 11 September 2015
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Bo Skovhus (Cortez) and cast © Salzburger Festspiele | Monika Rittershaus
Salzburg

Rihm's Conquest of Mexico: glorious philosophy in music at the Salzburg Festival

By , 26 July 2015
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Ingo Metzmacher © Kai Bienert
Lucerne

One way to heaven: the SWR shines at the Lucerne Easter Festival

By , 27 March 2015
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Laura Aikin (Marie) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

Grotesque, gritty Die Soldaten at La Scala

By , 17 January 2015
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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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Ingo Metzmacher © Kai Bienert
Amsterdam

Space warps time in Luigi Nono’s Prometeo at the Holland Festival

By , 19 June 2014
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Die Soldaten 2012: Anna-Eva Köck (Madam Roux)  ©  Ruth Walz
Salzburg

Zimmermann's Die Soldaten at the Salzburg Festival

By , 26 August 2012
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©  Ruth Walz
Amsterdam

Wolfgang Rihm's Dionysos makes Nietzsche sing

By , 19 June 2011
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Rachel Frenkel (Lea) und Tomasz Konieczny (Peter) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Karpfenland Österreich: Welturaufführung von Die Weiden an der Wiener Staatsoper

By , 08 December 2018
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Ingo Metzmacher und das SWR Symphonieorchester © Magdalena Spinn
Dortmund

Nobody knows: Håkan Hardenberger und das SWR Symphonieorchester zwischen Jazz und klassischer Moderne

By , 28 April 2018
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Barbara Hannigan (Elle) © Vincent Pontet | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Sexe, mensonges et vidéo : le diptyque Barbe-Bleue – La Voix Humaine séduit toujours Garnier

By , 17 March 2018
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Angela Denoke (Buryjowka) und Dorothea Röschmann (Jenůfa) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper
Vienna

Jenůfas Beziehungsstatus: Es ist kompliziert!

By , 10 April 2016
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Capriccio à l'Opéra de Paris, mise en scène de Robert Carsen © Vincent Pontet / Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Capriccio illusionniste à l’Opéra Garnier

By , 19 January 2016
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Kurt Rydl (Boris Ismailow) und Angela Denoke (Katerina Ismailowa) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper
Vienna

(Ohne) Sex und Gewalt: Lady Macbeth von Mzensk an der Wiener Staatsoper

By , 14 March 2015
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Michaela Kaune (Sieglinde) et Will Hartmann (Siegmund) © Carole Parodi
Geneva

La Walkyrie conquiert Genève

By , 21 May 2014
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