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AmsterdamDie Zauberflöte

Stanislas de Barbeyrac (Tamino) © Michel Schnater
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Antonello Manacorda; Simon McBurney; Dutch National Opera; Michael Levine; Nicky Gillibrand; Dimitry Ivashchenko; Stanislas de Barbeyrac

ZürichDie Gezeichneten (The Branded)New production

Die Gezeichneten (The Branded)
Schreker: Die Gezeichneten (The Branded)
Vladimir Jurowski; Barrie Kosky; Zurich Opera; Giedrė Šlekytė; Rufus Didwiszus; Klaus Bruns; John Daszak

BerlinTristan und Isolde

Tristan und Isolde
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Donald Runnicles; Graham Vick; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Paul Brown; Ricarda Merbeth; Peter Seiffert

SaarbrückenWest Side Story

Bernstein: West Side Story
Stefan Neubert; Armin Kerber; Saarländisches Staatstheater; Jann Messerli; Catherine Voeffray; Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir; Angelo Samartzis

ViennaWiener Staatsballet in der Volksoper: Ein Sommernachtstraum

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Jorma Elo; Vienna State Ballet; Andreas Schüller; Sandra Woodall; Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper

MadridFaustNew production

Escena de Faust en el Teatro Real © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Gounod: Faust
Dan Ettinger; Àlex Ollé; Teatro Real; Alfons Flores; Lluc Castells; Marina Rebeka; Irina Lungu

ZürichKonrad oder das Kind aus der KonservenbüchseNew production

Konrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse
Näther: Konrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse
Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Claudia Blersch; Zurich Opera; Elisa Alessi; Irène Friedli; Katharina Peetz
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Magical musicianship, but drab direction

Mirella Hagen (Morgana) and Rainer Trost (Oronte) © Herwig Prammer
Marlis Petersen's Alcina bloomed for a knockout “Ah! mio cor!” just in time for intermission.
***11
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Guth's FroSch arrives at Unter den Linden

Sarah Grether (Weiße Gazelle) and Camilla Nylund (Die Kaiserin) © Hans Jörg Michel (2017)
Guth's incisive staging of Strauss and Hofmannsthal's grandest opera proves a moving and detailed experience at its transfer to the reopened Staatsoper. 
****1
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A lovely, lurid Tosca from Opera North

Giselle Allen (Tosca) and Rafael Rojas (Cavaradossi) © Richard Hubert Smith
Edward Dick directs a Tosca full of contemporary references with Opera North at Leeds Grand Theatre, Puccini's score conducted by Antony Hermus.
****1
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Ferocious intensity: Pountney's new War and Peace at WNO

Lauren Michelle (Natasha) and Jonathan McGovern (Prince Andrei) © Clive Barda
WNO make a compelling case for Prokofiev's gargantuan War and Peace.
*****
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A cultural touchstone takes centre-stage at Prague's National Theatre

Dana Burešová (Libuše) © Jakub Gulyás
Smetana's Libuše makes a timely reappearance in Prague.
***11
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Irish National Opera's futuristic Hoffmann

Claudia Boyle (Olympia) © Pat Redmond
Tom Creed's take on Offenbach's opéra fantastique works best in the Olympia act in this new production in Dublin. 
***11
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In Amsterdam, McBurney's Die Zauberflöte continues to delight

Stanislas de Barbeyrac (Tamino) © Michel Schnater
Back for its third run at Dutch National Opera, with a satisfying cast, McBurney's staging wins new converts. 
****1
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Performers
Aarfing, SteffenAgeman, JoéAhr, HenrikAjdarpasic, RifailAlessi, ElisaAltmann, OlafAndrade, SuzanneAndrico, GiacomoArce, AlexArefiev, VladimirArkhipov, ViktorAsisi, YadegarAvtandilova, KarinaAzorín, PacoBagnoli, EnricoBalázs, JúliaBannwart, PatrickBarbe, AndréBarkhin, SergeiBaselitz, GeorgBauer, FalkBauer, RaimundBaur, BenBausor, JonBeaton, CecilBechtler, HildegardBecker, DirkBelli, AndreaBellone, FedericoBellorini, JeanBelugou, DavidBenediktov, StanislavBenizio, GillesBenois, AleksandrBenois, NicolaBerndt, FredBialas, EstherBianco, DanielBieito, CalixtoBilozub, OleksandrBird, DickBirkeland, ErlendBlak, SamalBoasso, ClaudiaBombe, KatrinBorn, AdolfBorovsky, DavidBorromello, MonicaBorák, PavelBovey, NicolasBoyd, MadeleineBrandily, JamesBraunschweig, StéphaneBrill, RobertBrossmann, JakobBrown {designer}, PaulBrozmanova-Nottmeier, PetraBruland, Bjarte Emil WedervangBruun, IngolfBuchholz, PetraBueno, Avi YonaBuether, MiriamBurgstaller, AlexandraBuschi, Diletta MariaButi, AldoBywater, IsabellaBärenklau, VoxiBönisch, JaroslavCabellut, LitaCaille-Perret, DamienCamera, AlessandroCanevacci, MarcoCarluccio, GianniCaron, AdelineCarsen, RobertCarter, LucyCarvalho, Luis FCastells, LlucCastellucci, RomeoCentolavigna, CarloCerri, CarloChambon, AlainChauvelot, SylvainChitty, AlisonChocholoušek, MartinChristie, BunnyCiammarughi, AlessandroCibulka, MatějClachan, LizzieClark, HannahClement & SanouClimer, Jacob A.Colombo, AurelioConklin, JohnConnan, KatrinCorbella, LlorençCornillier, CyrilCousins, RobertCozzi, AndreaCpin, MarekCremer, ChristofCrescence, MathieuCrisman, LauroCrouch, JulianCrowley, BobCrowley, NathanCsikós, AttilaCura, JoséCziegler, BalázsDahlberg, JonasDahlstrom, RobertDamovsky, BerndDavenport, KatieDavey, GideonDavison, Peter J.Deely, MattDefrocourt, OlivierDekker, KesoDenić, AleksandarDentler, TimoDequivre, PierreDevlin, EsDidwiszus, RufusDijkema, MichielDodge, AlexanderDomingo, MartaDroghetti, GermanDugas, CamilleDupont, JacquesDvořák, DanielDzudzilo, ReinisDésiré, LouisEdwards, CharlesEhnes, BarbaraEliasson, OlafurEngeln, StephanieEngels, JohanEsposito, FrancescoEtti, FlorianFack, ThibautFantin, PaoloFarghali, Hafiz AbdelFarley, DavidFavre, EmmanuelleFenouillat, ChristianFerenčík, MilanFerretti, DanteFerrigno, LuigiFillion, CarlFindlay, JimFiorito, LinoFischer-Dieskau, MathiasFischer-Piscat, GünterFischler, RamyFlores, AlfonsFontaine, AntoineForbin, LaurenceForma, GiòForman, MatějForray, GáborFoujita, TsugouharuFranke, BerndFredrikson, KristianFreibergs, AndrisFreyer, AchimFriedländer, ChristianFrigeri, FrancescoFrigerio, EzioFritsch, HerbertFritz, KarinFrosch, KathrinFteita, LeilaFurthmann, AnjaFülöp, ZoltánFürhofer, PhilippGachet, LaurentGalambos, PéterGalan, JulioGallis, PaulGalloway, StephenGarcia, DoraGargiulo, HugoGauja, InāraGeorgiadis, NicholasGeorgiadis, NicolasGerstner, MurielGianfrancesco, MichaelGilbert, RomainGilmour, SoutraGinefri-Corbel, NöelleGinsberg, MarshaGlarner, KasparGlittenberg, RolfGonzalez, Pierre JorgeGower Taylor, JayGratzer, HansGregori, GrazianoGropman, DavidGrünberg, KlausGschwender, SusanneGuardia, Aída-LeonorGuillén, JoanGuisset, ConstanceGunter, JohnGussmann, WolfgangGut, MagdalenaGädeke, SibylleHageneier, StefanHammer, BernhardHanicka, BarbaraHankin, MichaelHannak, SebastianHansen, JuliaHanson, DebraHarvey, PeterHasun, AgnesHatley, TimHauser, HeinzHaß, KatjaHeilein, PeterHeinrich, RudolfHellenstein, KlausHenze, EnoHerheim, StefanHermanis, AlvisHernandez, RiccardoHerrmann, Karl-ErnstHetzer, ChristofHiglett, SimonHintermeier, VolkerHo Van, AlbanHoffer, HansHoffmann, KatrinHogl, KarolineHoheisel, TobiasHohmann, BärbelHopkins, Robert InnesHoresnyi, BalázsHorgas, PéterHorstkotte, HinrichHorwell, MargHowald, SelinaHowell, RobHuptych, MiroslavIonesco, PetrikaIsrael, RobertIvschina, TatjanaJacovskis, AdomasJapelj, MarkoJaunzems, DidzisJob, EnricoJones, AnnaJones, ChristineJones, RobertJonsson, Per AJossen, Marie-ThérèseJuhász, KatalinJunge, MoritzJurjāne, KristīneKališ, MiloňKatz, WilliamKawaguchi, NaojiKeller, MarcelKentaurKentridge, WilliamKhan, IdrisKilian, JensKingsbury, EmmaKinmonth, PatrickKirsch, Anna-SofiaKneidl, KarlKnight, KevinKobozeva, SonyaKoch, MatthiasKohler, AdrianKokkos, YannisKopecký, JakubKramenko, MihailsKuchárek, JurajKudlička, BorisKuhn, AnneKuhnert, TillKunze, UlrikeKurz, AnnetteKylián, JiříLagarde, LudovicLagattolla, TommasoLaimé, StéphaneLaing, StewartLamford, ChloeLandreville, OlivierLateva, DimanaLazaridis, StefanosLazzeri, RobertaLecat, Jean-GuyLeiacker, JohannesLeigh, GeorgeLeitner, UlrichLemaire, VincentLeong, PiaLeventhal, ValeryLevine, MichaelLevy, MarouschaLieberman, AndrewLien, MimiLiertz, MelanieLivermore, DavideLivingston, AlastairLomakina, LarisaLoquasto, SantoLowery, NigelLubek, JulienLucassen, JimLugnier, QuentinLukka, KatiLukášek, JanLuzzati, EmanueleLöffel, FraukeLösche, FlorianMacAllister, CandiceMacMillan, DeborahMacfarlane, JohnMaestre, AurélieMarelli, Marco ArturoMarest, ChristineMargolin, ZinovyMaringola, CarmineMarszałek, DianaMartin-Davis, AshleyMatásek, PetrMayer, StefanMcCallin, TanyaMcCann, GaryMcDonald, AntonyMcGregor, WayneMcLane, DerekMcVicar, Sir DavidMehretu, JulieMerlo, SilviaMesserli, JannMeurer, SandraMeyer, BettinaMeyer, HartmutMeyer{Set designer}, MarkusMichieletto, DamianoMichiels, TijsMiotk, MartinMombaerts, SaulMonloup, HubertMori, MarikoMorrell, JonMortimer, VickiMoyer, AllenMudlagk, Alexander JMuller, LouisaMurauer, HerbertMérida, AndrésMøller, Bente LykkeNardella, JustinNavarro, LisaNeidhardt, MathisNeumann, BertNeumeier, JohnNiquet, ClaireNitsche, MoritzNottrodt, KatrinNunn, StuartO'Connor, FrancisOberle, Carl-FriedrichOlbeter, RolandOláh, GusztávOram, ChristopherOrlandi, WilliamOzpetek, FerzanPabst, PeterPadrissa, CarlusPaladino, MimmoPalli, MargheritaPaolini, GiulioPapp, TímeaPappelbaum, JanParker, JoannaParolini, FedericaPastukh, SimonPaterson, AilsaPeduzzi, LaurentPeduzzi, RichardPelly, LaurentPerego, LuigiPericoli, TullioPeter, AlfredPeter, OkarinaPetrovic, DarkoPetzold, GuidoPfüller, VolkerPhillips, OwenPichat, LaurePiestrzyńska, JoannaPihlstrom, ZanePikalova, AlyonaPizzi, Pier LuigiPluss, EtiennePoda, StefanoPolzin, AlexanderPonnelle, Jean-PierrePotra, DanPousseur, MariannePrattes, StephanPremoli, AlessandraPye, TomQuaranta, GianniRadicke, MarioRadok, DavidRavella, BrunoRead, John B.Reichert, NicolaReinhard, UlrikeReinhardt, AndreasReinhardt, Conrad MoritzReppa, DavidRhodes, ZandraRibeiro, FernandoRichmond, ColinRichter, DieterRingst, RebeccaRisz, KarolyRohner, ClaudiaRom, ErhardRose, JürgenRoussat, CécileRubertelli, NicolaRuf, ÉricRyabushinsky, TimofeiRyott, EmmaRózsa, IstvánRöhrbein, MommeSala, AngeloSalmanis, JurisSamaritani, Pier LuigiSanjust, FilippoSanti, TizianoSantoliquido, SaverioSavi, CarloScarpitta, Jean-PaulSchavernoch, HansScheele, HeikeSchenk, TomSchleich, MadeleineSchlieker, Hans-JoachimSchlössmann, Frank PhilippSchlößmann, Frank PhilippSchmidt, ChristianSchmidt, Douglas W.Schneider, SophiaSchneider-Siemssen, GüntherScholder, Hans MartinSchramm, JoSchubiger, ChristophSchwarz, AlexanderSchwarz, ValentinSchweer, RobertSchäfer, HerbertSchönebaum, UrsSchörghofer, HartmutScoglio, LuigiScott, MichaelScutt, TomSegna, MartinaSellmaier, RainerSerebrennikov, KirillSeyama, YokoShaishmelashvili, OlgaShima, JiroSidén, Ann-SofiSiegrist, UlrikeSiercke, AlfredSimon, MichaelSimonini, Jean-LucSinell, RainerSkulte, KristapsSmith, RaeSouglides, GeorgeSouthgate, JasonSowa, MichaelSpahn, RoySpazzi, MariaSpinatelli, LuisaSpuck, ChristianSquarciapino, FrancaStahl, HerbertStaley, EarlStaufenbiel, BrianStefanutti, IvanSteffens, TiloSteinberg, PaulStengl, UlfStensgaard, MiaStepanova, ElenaStich, OttoStones, BenStrassberger, ThaddeusStromgren, JoStrumbel, StefanStuder, RichardStéphane PauvretSvensson, KarlSvoboda, JosefSykora, PeterSzczęśniak, MałgorzataSzendrényi, ÉvaSzlávik, IstvánSzékely, LászlóSánchez Cuerda, RicardoTag, Katrin LeaTalacko, PatriciaTandberg, Ole AndersTcherniakov, DmitriTeigné, FabienTenjē, FabjēnsThavoris, YannisTheunissen, SabineThomas, ChantalThompson, Jason H.Thompson, MarkThomson, BrianThor, HaraldTillmans, WolfgangTiramani, JennyToffolutti, EzioTommasi, CarloTramonti, SergioTravers, LeslieTregubova, MariaTrevelyan Oman, JuliaTröger von Allwörden, HeinrichTsypin, GeorgeTzykun, VictoriaUltzUnger, DanielUnknownUstinov, YuriVancraenenbroeck, ThibaultVanek, JoeVartan, JamieVayer, TamásVentura, PaoloVerstraeten, ThomasVersweyveld, JanViebrock, AnnaVilkārsis, MārtiņšVinciguerra, PieroVirsaladze, SimonViskari, KimmoVoigt, Raimund OrfeoVollmer, HeikeVychodil, LadislavWagner, WolfgangWalker [set designer], DavidWallucks, AnneWalter, PaulWalther, ArneWard, AnthonyWebern, NikolausWeitz, Pierre-AndréWilson, RobertWonder, ErichWoodall, SandraWoods, AnnemarieWunsch, SaskiaWögerbauer, FerdinandYeargan, MichaelYokota, AtsumiZeffirelli, FrancoZeger, RalphZehetgruber, MartinZeke, EditZholdak, AndrijZholdak, DanielZielinski, JörgZientek, GerdaZito, FrancescoZoller, PaulZombeck, OlafZwimpfer, KasparZöldy, Gergelyde Dardel, Alexandrede Limburg, BarbarafettFILMrosalievan Acker, Eva Mariavan Berckelaer, Roelvan Hercke, Karinevan Reij, Dieuwekevan Schayk, ToerÁgh, MártonÁrva, NóraÅberg, MagdalenaČerný, MartinČáp, VladimírĎurík, AndrejŠkandíková, Lucia