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LeipzigDie Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Christoph Gedschold; Ralf Nürnberger; Oper Leipzig; Yadegar Asisi; Claudia Rühle; Patrick Vogel; Olena Tokar

LeipzigNabucco

Verdi: Nabucco
Christoph Gedschold; Dietrich Hilsdorf; Oper Leipzig; Dieter Richter; Renate Schmitzer; Anooshah Golesorkhi; Mlada Khudoley

BerlinIl barbiere di Siviglia

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia
Elisa Gogou; Kirill Serebrennikov; Komische Oper Berlin; Alexej Tregubov; Ilya Shagalov

BerlinJim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer

Kats-Chernin: Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer
Ivo Hentschel; Christian von Götz; Komische Oper Berlin; Lukas Noll; Alfred Mayerhofer; Maximilian Hagemeyer

MadridPeter GrimesNew production

Britten: Peter Grimes
Ivor Bolton; Deborah Warner; Teatro Real; Michael Levine; Allan Clayton; Maria Bengtsson; Christopher Purves

BrusselsThe Turn of the Screw

La Monnaie De Munt
Britten: The Turn of the Screw
Benjamin Glassberg; Andrea Breth; La Monnaie | De Munt; Raimund Orfeo Voigt; Carla Teti; Alexander Koppelmann; Sally Matthews

WinterthurViva la mamma (Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali)New production

Donizetti: Viva la mamma (Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali)
Carrie-Ann Matheson; Mélanie Huber; Zurich Opera; Nora Johanna Gromer; Lena Hiebel; Hans-Rudolf Kunz; Fabio Dietsche
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Peeping Tom's Dido and Aeneas overflowing with imagery in Geneva

How can one focus on the music? Purcell’s music is interspersed with contemporary interludes by Atsushi Sakaï in an overly busy staging.  
****1
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Portals into the surreal in La Monnaie's The Turn of the Screw

A highly satisfying level of polish in La Monnaie's stream in which one recognizes a precisely executed live performance at its core – one that would be thrilling to experience in person. 
****1
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Gounod in the Time of Corona: Frank Castorf's many-layered Faust

Faust and Méphistophélès pal around like buddies in Castorf's multi-media staging, the devil here less diabolical and more anarchistic party-boy. 
****1
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No smoke without fire? Susanna's Secret revealed in Munich

Axel Ranisch's staging of Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's one-acter confounds with visual chaos.
***11
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Gothic psychodrama: Chicago Opera Theater La hija de Rappaccini

Daniel Catán's operatic adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's tale of evil scientist and poisoned plants is compellingly set in Chicago's Field Museum.
***11
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Dido and Aeneas reworked as performance art

Though ambitious and occasionally arresting, this revised and expanded take on the Purcell classic suffers from subtraction by addition.
**111
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Don Giovanni ventures beyond the footlights in Prague

“Who's dead, you or the old man?” asks Leporello after Don Giovanni’s duel with the Commendatore. What if the answer was that they had both received fatal wounds?
***11
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