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ZurichDie Zauberflöte

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider; Tatjana Gürbaca; Zurich Opera; Klaus Grünberg; Silke Willrett; Philharmonia Zürich

LillePelléas et MélisandeNew production

Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande
François-Xavier Roth; Daniel Jeanneteau; Opéra de Lille; Olga Karpinsky; Marie-Christine Soma; Les Siècles
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Blending magic with loss: Herheim’s reimagined Amahl in Vienna

There is magic aplenty in director Stefan Herheim’s bold recontextualization of Gian Carlo Menotti's holiday opera. 
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Big-hearted, quirky, fun: Richard Jones' Alcina for The Royal Opera

Lisette Oropesa leads strong vocal performances in Handel's madcap tale of love and sorcery. Richard Jones' production is visually all over the place, but in a good way.
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The Birds and the Bs: Bernstein in Boston

Andris Nelsons makes no apologies for Shostakovich's Third Symphony, allowing it to blare, blaze, and bloviate as written.
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The Return of the Screw: chilling Britten at Garsington Opera

Louisa Muller returns to revive her 2019 production, preserving the ambiguity – did the Governess see these things or imagine them? 
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Unplanned but apt memorial for George Crumb at Lincoln Center

The program, set long before Crumb’s death in February, following an implicit logic from Debussy to Stravinsky through Charles Ives and ending in Crumb’s somber lament, Ancient Voices of Children

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The Turn of the Screw: Stuart Maunder directs powerful in Adelaide

A full-on production of Britten’s The Turn of The Screw produces richness and awe, with a magnificent cast and musical excitement from the baton of Britten scholar Paul Kildea.

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Handel's pastoral sings, dances and laughs at the Barbican

William Christie directs with all his customary close involvement, and profound belief in the work in hand. 
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