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New York City

Suffering, transcendence, redemption: The Met's Parsifal is a long trip, well worth it

By , 05 February 2018
*****
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New York City

Julie Taymor’s Magic Flute is still mesmerizing at The Met

By , 10 October 2017
****1
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Berlin

Disturbing scenes: Staatsoper reopens with a messy Faustian hybrid

By , 03 October 2017
**111
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Prague

In Prague, a radiant Dvořák Stabat Mater

By , 07 September 2017
****1
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Berlin

The Staatsoper's remarkable Parsifal remains as moving as ever

By , 08 April 2017
*****
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New York City

Trelinski's passionless Tristan und Isolde opens Met season

By , 26 September 2016
***11
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San Francisco

Don Carlo in San Francisco: musically perfect, dramatically lacking

By , 12 June 2016
****1
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Vienna

Daniele Abbado’s disappointing Don Carlo in Vienna

By , 29 May 2016
***11
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Munich

Mefistofele: An infernally spectacular début at the Bavarian State Opera

By , 24 October 2015
***11
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Munich

Munich Don Carlo in fifty shades of black

By , 24 July 2015
**111
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Munich

Tristan und Isolde in Munich: surprising and triumphant

By , 08 July 2015
****1
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Berlin

Monastyrska and Domingo sizzle in Berlin’s Macbeth

By , 07 February 2015
****1
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New York City

Julie Taymor's Magic Flute returns to The Met

By , 06 October 2014
***11
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New York City

The Macbeths triumph at The Met: Netrebko and Lučić reign in New York

By , 24 September 2014
*****
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Dresden

Claudio Abbado remembered in Dresden

By , 09 June 2014
***11
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New York City

The music redeems unanswered questions in the Met's beautiful new Parsifal

By , 15 February 2013
****1
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Milan

A dream cast united in La Scala's Lohengrin

By , 21 December 2012
****1
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Salzburg

Salzburg's first spiritual festival closes with Verdi's Requiem

By , 01 September 2012
****1
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London

Prom 18: Beethoven's Ninth

By , 27 July 2012
****1
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London

A star-studded Faust at the Royal Opera

By , 18 September 2011
***11
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Vienna

Irre: Alvis Hermanis inszeniert Parsifal an der Wiener Staatsoper

By , 30 March 2017
****1
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Paris

Die Zauberflöte de Carsen : un onirisme noir servi par une distribution lumineuse

By , 23 January 2017
*****
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Paris

À l’Opéra Bastille, un Lohengrin sous le cygne de la résurrection

By , 18 January 2017
****1
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Vienna

Slava Boris: Wiederaufnahme an der Wiener Staatsoper

By , 06 May 2016
***11
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Berlin

Faust an der Berliner Staatsoper: ein großer Abend mit Simone Young

By , 17 December 2015
****1
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