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Munich7 Deaths of Maria CallasWorld premiere

7 Deaths of Maria Callas
Nikodijević: 7 Deaths of Maria Callas
Yoel Gamzou; Marina Abramović; Bavarian State Opera; Riccardo Tisci; Nadezhda Karyazina; Whitney Morrison

TokyoSlatkin conducts Aaron Copland

Copland
NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo; Leonard Slatkin; Kanji Ishimaru

ZürichKonrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse

Konrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse
Näther: Konrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse
Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Claudia Blersch; Zurich Opera; Elisa Alessi; Katharina Peetz; Irène Friedli

LeedsLeeds Lieder Festival | The view from the Villa

Leeds Lieder Festival | The view from the Villa
Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder
Jennifer Johnston; Dean Robinson; Victoria Newlyn; Iain Burnside

DijonSongs

Songs
Locke, Johnson, Jenkins, Blow, Purcell, Ramsey, Coperario, Lawes
Sébastien Daucé; Lucile Richardot; Margot Alexandre; Sarah Le Picard; Samuel Achache

MachelenEgmont

Beethoven: Egmont, Op.84: Theatre music
Jan Decleir; Vlaams Radiokoor

HamburgDaniel Hope / Sebastian Koch

Daniel Hope / Sebastian Koch
Bach, Debussy, Schulhoff
Daniel Hope; Sebastian Koch
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An enchanting new Midsummer Night’s Dream at Deutsche Oper Berlin

Jeanine De Bique (Helena), Karis Tucker (Hermia) and Jami Reid-Quarrell (Puck) © Bettina Stöß
Deutsche Oper Berlin’s new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a delightful and whimsical homage to Britten’s masterpiece. The orchestra, soloists and children’s chorus performed with energy and charm under the baton of Donald Runnicles.
***11
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Rodelinda hits all the marks at Dutch National Opera

Katarina Bradić (Eduige) and Lucy Crowe (Rodelinda) © Monika Rittershaus | DNO 2020
A veritable Baroque bonanza featuring a top-tier cast and orchestra in an emotionally incisive and handsomely crafted production.
*****
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Summoning Britten the dead in Harlem

Salon Séance © Kevin Condon
The program was annotated by the actor Sagine Valla, delivering lines from the composer's published letters, diaries and other texts. It grew intrusive at times, but when given a chance, the ensemble played beautifully.
****1
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Oscar Wilde takes centre stage in Staatsoper's Salome

Aušrinė Stundytė (Salome) and Christian Natter (Oscar Wilde) © Monika Rittershaus
The Staatsoper revives a confused production by Hans Neuenfels, under the baton of Thomas Guggeis.
***11
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Barocktage opens with a murder: Scarlatti’s Il primo omicidio

Jeremias Hübener (Caino) and Lukas Ray (Voce di Dio) © Monika Rittershaus
Romeo Castellucci’s inspiring and spiritual production lands in Berlin, with a superb cast of Baroque specialists and the B’Rock Orchestra under the baton of René Jacobs.
****1
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Rossinian Bake-Off: a delicious double bill at Wexford

Adina © Clive Barda
Rosetta Cucchi, who takes over as Artistic Director at Wexford Festival Opera next season, directs a Rossinian rarity and its newly commissioned "prequel". 
****1
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A spirited Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Wiener Staatsoper

Lawrence Zazzo (Oberon) and Erin Morley (Tytania) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Countertenor Lawrence Zazzo is more than at home in the role of Oberon, and possesses a vocal quality ideal for the scheming king of the fairies, simultaneously eerie and seductive.
****1
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