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ZürichL'elisir d'amore

L'elisir d'amore © Judith Schlosser (2014/15)
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
Nikolas Nägele; Grischa Asagaroff; Zurich Opera; Tullio Pericoli; Mané Galoyan; Mauro Peter

SingaporeBeethoven's Ode to Joy

© Marco Borggreve
Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Singapore Symphony Orchestra; Masaaki Suzuki; Rachel Nicholls; Marianne Beate Kielland; Benjamin Bruns; Christian Immler

AmsterdamLe nozze di Figaro

Dutch National Opera (De Nationale Opera)
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Riccardo Minasi; David Bösch; Dutch National Opera; Patrick Bannwart; Meentje Nielsen; Davide Luciano; Ruzan Mantashyan

MadridRusalkaNew production

Rusalka
Dvořák: Rusalka
Ivor Bolton; Christof Loy; Teatro Real; Johannes Leiacker; Ursula Renzenbrink; Asmik Grigorian; Olesya Golovneva

ZürichAlice im WunderlandWorld premiere

Alice im Wunderland
Valtinoni: Alice im Wunderland
Michael Richter; Nadja Loschky; Zurich Opera; Etienne Pluss; Irina Spreckelmeyer; Sandra Hamaoui; Lina Dambrauskaite

ZürichManon

© T+T | Toni Suter
Massenet: Manon
Fabio Luisi; Floris Visser; Zurich Opera; Dieuweke van Reij; Vannina Santoni; Ziyi Dai

PragueThe Cunning Little VixenConcert performance

© Sim Canetty-Clarke
Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen
Sir John Eliot Gardiner; Jan Martiník; Elena Tsallagova; Kateřina Kněžíková; Jarmila Balážová
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Die Csárdásfürstin in Zürich: acerbic wit and winning music

Annette Dasch (Sylva) © Toni Suter
Kálmán's operetta brilliantly updated to the super-rich of today, with starry singing from Annette Dasch and Pavol Breslik.
****1
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Technology to the rescue in Zurich's new staging of Boris Godunov

Michael Volle (Boris Godunov) and Spencer Lang (Holy Fool) © Monika Rittershaus

The Zurich Opernhaus tackles the pandemic with an innovative strategy: instead of reducing the size of orchestra and chorus (as many other European opera houses) it removes them from the theatre altogether. 

The Sixteen provide welcome Music for Reflection in difficult times

The Sixteen
The Sixteen contribute intimate Music for Reflection to Voces8's Live from London series.
****1
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Don't divas always die? Zazà at Theater an der Wien

Nikolai Schukoff (Milio Dufresne) and Svetlana Aksenova (Zazà) © Monika Rittershaus
Leoncavallo's opera is a rare example of a tragic, verismo opera where not a soul dies... neither by natural causes nor foul play.  
***11
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A granitic Beethoven 9 from Muti in Salzburg

Riccardo Muti © Salzburg Festival | Marco Borrelli
“Go big or go home” could easily have been the motto of this summer’s festival. Muti didn’t just go big. He went huge. 
***11
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Spectacular views and musical serenades at the Davos Festival

Festivalwanderung © Sarah Batschelet
If ever there were an original programme at one of Switzerland’s esteemed summer festivals, this Festivalwanderung was it.
*****
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Take Me to Church: Tiefsinn at the Davos Festival

Davos Festival Chamber Choir © Yannick Andrea | Davos Festival (2019)
Staged in the town’s quaint St Johann Church, the Davos Festival’s “Tiefsinn” concert featured a fine choir and soloists, saxophone quartet, chamber orchestra and a dauntless solo cellist.
****1
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