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Instrument: Bass-baritone

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ParisIl primo omicidioNew production

Scarlatti: Caino, overo il primo omicidio
René Jacobs; Romeo Castellucci; Opéra de Paris; Kristina Hammarström; Olivia Vermeulen

BerlinLa rondine

La rondine
Puccini: La rondine
Stefano Ranzani; Rolando Villazón; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Johannes Leiacker; Brigitte Reiffenstuel; Ermonela Jaho; Alexandra Hutton

BerlinCarmen

Carmen
Bizet: Carmen
Stephan Zilias; Ole Anders Tandberg; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Jacques Lacombe; Erlend Birkeland; Maria Geber; Irene Roberts

BaselDiodati. Unendlich (Diodati. Neverending)

© Kim Culetto
Wertmüller: Diodati. Unendlich (Diodati. Neverending)
Titus Engel; Lydia Steier; Theater Basel; Flurin Borg Madsen; Ursula Kudrna; Kristina Stanek; Rolf Romei

ChicagoElektra

Michaela Martens (Klytaemnestra) and Nina Stemme (Elektra) © Cory Weaver
Strauss R.: Elektra
Donald Runnicles; Sir David McVicar; Lyric Opera of Chicago; John Macfarlane; Nina Stemme; Michaela Martens

MadridBryn Terfel

Wagner, Boito, Weill, Rodgers, Bock
Orquesta Titular del Teatro Real; Josep Caballé-Domenech; Sir Bryn Terfel

LeipzigCarmenNew production

© Kirsten Nijhof
Bizet: Carmen
Matthias Foremny; Lindy Hume; Oper Leipzig; Dan Potra; Wallis Giunta; Leonardo Caimi
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Sir Bryn Terfel entertains and charms in Dublin

Sir Bryn Terfel © Mitch Jenkins | DG

Terfel delivers a dramatic Wagner, a witty Mozart and plenty of chutzpah in the Broadway hits. 

****1
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Elektra: Great success for Nina Stemme’s Lyric Opera debut

Michaela Martens (Klytaemnestra) and Nina Stemme (Elektra) © Cory Weaver

The Lyric revives Sir David McVicar’s production of Strauss’ horrific tale with a superb cast led by Swedish “helden-soprano” Nina Stemme.

****1
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Ballo II, the American cut: an indigestible staging at WNO

Gwyn Hughes Jones (Riccardo) and Mary Elizabeth Williams (Amelia) © Bill Cooper
Musically, WNO gets it right. Straightforward brilliance is the order of the day, and plenty of it.
***11
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Tan Dun's new Passion: from the Bodhi tree to Nirvana in 95 minutes

Tan Dun © Columbia Artists
As a blend of music, song, and dance with a Cirque du Soleil joie de vivre, Buddha Passion was an unforgettable theatrical experience.
*****
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Carsen's Dream conquers a new fan base in Philadelphia

Tim Mead (Oberon) and Miltos Yerolemou (Puck) © Kelly & Massa for Opera Philadelphia
The director's world-renowned 1991 conception of Benjamin Britten's 1960 operaA Midsummer Night's Dream finally makes it to America. 
*****
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Saul in Prague: Better heard than seen

Roman Válek © Petr Dyrc
A glorious performance of Handel's Biblical oratorio is marred by poor staging.
***11
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Anne Sofie von Otter dominates the scene in Stockholm's Carmélites

Anne Sofie von Otter (Madame de Croissy) © Micke Sandström | Kungliga Operan

The Royal Swedish Opera revives Garpe’s production of Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites with a committed cast.

***11
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