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Florian Schuele and Ekaterina Scherbachenko (Vitellia) © Ruth Walz
Amsterdam

Beautiful but infuriating: the Currentzis-Sellar Clemenza in Amsterdam

By , 07 May 2018
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Davóne Tines (Ned Peters), Julia Bullock (Dame Shirley) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
San Francisco

The dark side of the gold: John Adams' Girls of the Golden West gets its world première in San Francisco

By , 21 November 2017
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Joseph Kaiser (Oedipus) © Arne Hyckenberg
Stockholm

Rex tremendae majestatis: impressive Stravinsky at the Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm

By , 21 August 2017
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Pavlo Hunka (the Nekrotzar) and Peter Hoare (Piet the Pot) © John Phillips | Getty Images
London

Le Grand Macabre at the Barbican: surreal, madcap, touching the sublime

By , 15 January 2017
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Laurel Jenkins and Sir Willard White © Camilla Greenwell
London

Magnificent climax to the Philharmonia Stravinsky series

By , 29 September 2016
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Reinbert de Leeuw
Eindhoven

Via Crucis meditation with De Leeuw and Sellars in Eindhoven

By , 17 March 2016
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Philippe Jaroussky (Tennin/Angel), Davone Tines (Fisherman) and Nora Kimball-Mentzos (Dance) © Ruth Walz
Amsterdam

Saariaho's fascinating phantasmagoria: Only the Sound Remains in Amsterdam

By , 15 March 2016
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Magdalena Kožená (Mélisande) © Tristram Kenton
London

Rattle and Sellars revisit Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande

By , 09 January 2016
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Ekaterina Scherbachenko (Iolanta) © Pascal Victor
Aix-en-Provence

Undervalued works by Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky make ideal musical bedfellows in Aix

By , 05 July 2015
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© Stephanie Berger
New York City

High art meets street art, on an unequal footing: FLEXN at the Park Avenue Armory

By , 26 March 2015
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Maritxell Carrero © Richard Hubert Smith | ENO
London

Peter Sellars' reconstruction of Purcell's The Indian Queen at ENO

By , 26 February 2015
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© Richard Hubert Smith
London

A Passion for our times: Adams' The Gospel According To The Other Mary premières at ENO

By , 21 November 2014
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Hercules © Michael Cooper
Toronto

An Achingly Human Hercules

By , 05 April 2014
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© Javier del Real
Madrid

Tristan und Isolde through the lens of Bill Viola in Madrid

By , 19 January 2014
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©  Aleksey Gushchin
Madrid

The good, the bad and the lengthy: The Indian Queen in Madrid

By , 13 November 2013
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European première of The Gospel According to the Other Mary at the Barbican  ©  Keith Sheriff
London

The Gospel according to Peter Sellars: The LA Phil bring a European première to the Barbican

By , 16 March 2013
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Melanie Diener as Isolde and Ben Heppner as Tristan in the COC’s Tristan und Isolde  ©  Michael Cooper
Toronto

Ancient magic updated: Peter Sellars' Tristan with the Canadian Opera Company

By , 08 February 2013
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Lyric Opera of Chicago  ©  Dan Rest
Chicago

A Hero's Tale

By , 13 March 2011
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Tristan und Isolde (acte II) à l'Opéra de Paris © Vincent Pontet
Paris

Tristan et Isolde à Bastille : pour le meilleur et pour le pire

By , 11 September 2018
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Davone Tines (Priest, Fisherman) et Philippe Jaroussky (Spirit, Angel) © Elisa Haberer | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

The nô needs Kaija to win : Only The Sound Remains laisse Garnier sans voix

By , 23 January 2018
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Golda Schultz (Vitellia), Marianne Crebassa (sesto) © Salzburger Festspiele | Ruth Walz
Salzburg

Der Tod des milden Titus: Mozarts Geist kehrt zurück nach Salzburg

By , 27 July 2017
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Peter Sellars © Antandrus - Wikimedia commons
Aix-en-Provence

Mythe des origines, récritures et palimpsestes : l’époustouflant Oedipus Rex de Peter Sellars

By , 15 July 2016
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Perséphone, mise en scène de Peter Sellars © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Lyon

Solaire Iolanta, radieuse Perséphone à l'Opéra de Lyon

By , 11 May 2016
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