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BerlinThe Nose

© Iko Freese | Drama Berlin
Shostakovich: The Nose
Ainārs Rubiķis; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Günter Papendell; Jens Larsen; Madeleine Shaw; James Kryshak

TokyoMadama Butterfly

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Tatsuya Shimono; Tamiya Kuriyama; New National Theatre; Jiro Shima; Ayako Maeda; Jiro Katsushiba; Eri Nakamura

BudapestLes contes d’HoffmannNew production

Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Gergely Kesselyák; Kriszta Székely; Hungarian State Opera; Nelli Pallós; Dóra Pattantyus; Sándor Baumgartner; Ármin Szabó-Székely

BerlinOrpheus in the UnderworldNew production

© Jan Windszus
Offenbach: Orphée aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld)
Adrien Perruchon; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Rufus Didwiszus; Victoria Behr; Franck Evin; Susanna Goldberg

ZürichDie OdysseeWorld premiere

Evers: Die Odyssee
Eduardo Strausser; Rainer Holzapfel; Zurich Opera; Ann-Katrin Stöcker; David Hohmann; Lisa Brzonkalla; Franck Evin

ZürichCosì fan tutte

Mozart: Così fan tutte
Christopher Moulds; Kirill Serebrennikov; Zurich Opera; Evgeny Kulagin; Tatyana Dolmatovskaya; Franck Evin; Nikolay Simonov

BerlinKatya KabanovaNew production

Janáček: Kátya Kabanová
Giedrė Šlekytė; Jetske Mijnssen; Komische Oper Berlin; Julia Katharina Berndt; Dieuweke van Reij; Mark Vandenesse; Simon Berger
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The after party you can't miss: Pinchgut's Platée

In arguably its best production to date, theatre luminary Neil Armfield combines with Pinchgut and Erin Helyard for the first time to deliver this electrifying production of Rameau's comic masterpiece, Platée.
*****
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A parable for our times: Eötvös' Sleepless premieres in Berlin

Peter Eötvös's thirteenth opera, based on the Trilogy by Norwegian author Jon Fosse, chronicles the struggles of a young couple to search for their own identity and place in society.
****1
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Jetske Mijnssen's new Kátya Kabanová at Komische Oper

Komische Oper Berlin presents Leoš Janáček's masterpiece as a tight-knit psychodrama in a new production conducted by Giedrė Šlekytė.
****1
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Singing the blues at the Prague State Opera

Director Barbora Horáková Joly and conductor Jiří Rožeň offer a fresh take on a pair of 20th-century psychodramas.
****1
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Matthew Aucoin's timeless mythology Eurydice opens at The Met

Hell is a cold place with black walls and a black moon in Mary Zimmermann's production, which premiered at Los Angeles Opera in early 2020, and transfers to New York.

****1
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Lend me your ears: Battistelli's Julius Caesar charms Rome

The Teatro dell'Opera opens its season with the world premiere of Giorgio Battistelli and Ian Burton's new Shakespearean work, under the baton of Daniele Gatti and the direction of Robert Carsen.
****1
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La hija del regimiento! A Cuban Fille at Donizetti Opera

An exciting cast gives life to a new production of La Fille du régiment, for a resounding success in Bergamo.

*****
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