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BerlinLes Contes d'Hoffmann

© Monika Rittershaus
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Alevtina Ioffe; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Katrin Lea Tag; Diego Leetz; Ulrich Lenz

BerlinMy Fair Lady

© Iko Freese
Loewe: My Fair Lady
Peter Christian Feigel; Andreas Homoki; Komische Oper Berlin; Frank Philipp Schlößmann; Mechthild Seipel; Arturo Gama; Franck Evin

ZürichDas tapfere SchneiderleinNew production

Das tapfere Schneiderlein
Mitterer: Das tapfere Schneiderlein
Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Kai Anne Schuhmacher; Zurich Opera; Tobias Flemming; Luca Bernard; Nathan Haller

BerlinKatya KabanovaNew production

© Jan Windszus Photography
Janáček: Katya Kabanova
Giedrė Šlekytė; Jetske Mijnssen; Komische Oper Berlin; Julia Katharina Berndt; Dieuweke van Reij; Mark Vandenesse; Simon Berger

BerlinPierrot LunaireNew production

Pierrot Lunaire: Dagmar Manzel © Monika Rittershaus
Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire
Christoph Breidler; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Valentin Mattka; Katrin Kath; Dagmar Manzel; Ulrich Lenz

ZürichDornröschenNew production

William Moore (Carabosse) © Gregory Batardon
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
Christian Spuck; Ballett Zürich; Ballett Zürich Junior Company; Robertas Šervenikas; Rufus Didwiszus; Buki Shiff; Martin Gebhardt

BerlinLa traviata

© Iko Freese
Verdi: La traviata
Ainārs Rubiķis; Nicola Raab; Komische Oper Berlin; Madeleine Boyd; Annemarie Woods; Linus Fellbom; Simon Berger
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Embracing the unfinished: a compelling Zaide in Rome

Juan Francisco Gatell (Gomatz) and Chen Reiss (Zaide) © Yasuko Kageyama
Graham Vick's new staging of Mozart's unfinished Singspiel marks a welcome, exciting reopening of Teatro Costanzi after the Covid-19 shutdown.
****1
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Double vision in Wiener Staatsoper's Entführung

Christian Nickel (Bassa Selim) and Lisette Oropesa (Konstanze) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Actors double up with singers in Hans Neuenfels' innovative production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail in Vienna. 
*****
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A return to pure dance: Neumeier's Ghost Light at Hamburg Ballet

Ghost Light © Kiran West
John Neumeier presents the first full-length Covid-compliant ballet, a series of “delicious miniatures” created on the company's entire ensemble of almost 60 dancers.
***11
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Christian Spuck’s new Sleeping Beauty runs into overdrive in Zurich

William Moore (Carabosse) © Gregory Batardon

Against all the odds, and despite Corona restrictions, Zurich Ballet launches a new production of The Sleeping Beauty by Christian Spuck.

**111
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Current and consoling: Willem Jeths’ Ritratto in Amsterdam

Verity Wingate (Luisa Casati) © De Nationale Opera | Sanne Peper
After a seven month delay, Willem Jeths' new opera finally receives its long awaited world premiere in front of a live audience.
****1
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Konwitschny’s controversial Don Carlos a must-see in Vienna

Malin Byström (Elisabeth de Valois) and Jonas Kaufmann (Don Carlos) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
A five-hour operatic marathon as the full, five-act French version of Verdi's epic Don Carlos returns to the Staatsoper after a seven-year hiatus. 
*****
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In Brno, a vital and resonant Jenůfa

Karita Mattila (Kostelnička) and Richard Samek (Števa) © Marek Olbrzymek
The Janáček Festival maintains its proud tradition with a brave eleventh-hour performance.
****1
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Abramović, MarinaAhr, HenrikAjdarpasic, RifailAllio, RenéAltmann, OlafAndújar, AlejandroArrivabene, AgostinoAsisi, YadegarAzorín, PacoBannwart, PatrickBarbe, AndréBarlow, PhyllidaBaselitz, GeorgBauer, RaimundBenois, AlexandreBenois, NicolaBergström, MartinBerndt, FredBerndt, Julia KatharinaBialas, EstherBianco, DanielBianco, FabioBirkeland, ErlendBonomelli, AnnaBoruzescu, RaduBougerol, JustineBoyd, MadeleineBrack, KatrinBruland, Bjarte Emil WedervangBruner, ThomasBrusewitz, BjörnBuchholz, PetraBueno, Avi YonaBulla, AnnemarieBönisch, JaroslavCadle, GilesCamera, AlessandroCaron, AdelineCarpenter, KimCarrizo, GabrielaCastañón, CarmenCastellucci, RomeoCerri, CarloChecchetto, MassimoChocholoušek, MartinClark, HannahClolus, EmmanuelClos, LauraColosso, AlessiaConnan, KatrinCousins, BobCousins, RobertCpin, MarekCremer, ChristofCrisman, LauroCrouch, JulianCseh, RenátóCura, JoséDavey, GideonDebièvre, MyrtilleDenić, AleksandarDentler, TimoDeschamps, FélixDidwiszus, RufusDijkema, MichielDrillot, DominiqueDroghetti, GermanDugas, CamilleDvořák, DanielEales, AlexEdwards, CharlesEhnes, BarbaraEkman, AlexanderFack, ThibautFantin, PaoloFarghali, Hafiz AbdelFarmer, PeterFellbom, LinusFenouillat, ChristianFerenčík, MilanFillion, CarlFiorato, GuidoFischler, RamyFlemming, TobiasFlores, AlfonsForma, GiòFrancisco de Paula, SánchezFriedländer, ChristianFrigerio, EzioFteita, LeilaFukazawa, EriGalili, ItzikGaray, AnaGauja, InāraGehry, FrankGilhuus, ZuzanaGilmour, SoutraGinefri-Corbel, NöelleGiraudeau, SylvainGlarner, KasparGlittenberg, RolfGolovin, AlexanderGonzález, CarolinaGoodchild, TimGrachev, SergeiGrant Lord, TracyGrassi, ItaloGromer, Nora JohannaGrünberg, KlausGuidi di Bagno, RobertaGussmann, WolfgangGüner, EmineHaller, AnnikaHammer, BernhardHanicka, BarbaraHaraldsson, SvenHarvey, PeterHauer, KathrinHausner, XeniaHeilein, PeterHeinrich, RudolfHenze, EnoHetzer, ChristofHo, KelvinHoffer, HansHogl, KarolineHoresnyi, BalázsHudson, RichardHuptych, MiroslavInger, JohanIvanov, IgorJapelj, MarkoJaunzems, DidzisJayakrishnan, SumantJenor, Heike MariaJiracek, Pavel B.Johnson-Leigh, GeorgeJonsson, Per AJuellund, RikkeJurjāne, KristīneJäkel, GisbertKalmagambetov, MarselKaminsky, BorisKaplan, JérômeKawaguchi, NaojiKentaurKhodasevich, ValentinaKinmonth, PatrickKirner, JürgenKiz, JunpeiKleber, BernhardKoch, MatthiasKokkos, YannisKoltai, RalphKontek, AnnaKudlička, BorisKuhn, AnneKunze, UlrikeKylián, JiříKöpf, TorstenLacotte, PierreLacroix, ChristianLaginja, DaliborLauwers, JanLeiacker, JohannesLemaignen, AurélieLemaire, VincentLeproust, ThierryLettow, FriederikeLeventhal, ValeryLevin, YuliaLevine, MichaelLivermore, DavideLoquasto, SantoLugnier, QuentinLukas, AntonLukka, KatiLöhrer, MarcMacfarlane, JohnMaestre, AurélieMaier-Schriever, PiaMarelli, Marco ArturoMargolin, ZinovyMaringola, CarmineMariotti, SergioMaskalin, AlexanderMatison, AnnaMattila, AnttiMattka, ValentinMatásek, PetrMayer, StefanMcCallin, TanyaMcDonald, AntonyMelano, FabrizioMenor, PabloMesserer, BorisMeyer{Set designer}, MarkusMichieletto, DamianoModigh, KarinMoreno, EduardoMortimer, VickiMudlagk, Alexander JMurauer, HerbertMurvanidze, TeymurazNaharin, OhadNakamura, MegumiNavarro, LisaNeidhardt, MathisNeudeck, NannaNeuenfels, HansNoll, LukasNoulin-Mérat, JuliaNova, Juan GuillermoOberle, Carl-FriedrichOkunev, VyacheslavOlbeter, RolandOláh, GusztávOndruš, MartinOrdinaire, PhilippineOrlov, AlexanderOstini, JulienPabst, PeterPagés, MaríaPalli, MargheritaPavluk, OlgaPeduzzi, RichardPenuela, HernanPerego, LuigiPericoli, TullioPiestrzyńska, JoannaPikalova, AlyonaPilz, GottfriedPluss, EtiennePolicarpo, JaumePonnelle, Jean-PierrePormale, MonikaPotra, DanProwse, PhilipRegehr, DavidReinhardt, AndreasReynoso, David IsraelRibeiro, FernandoRichmond, ColinRichter, DieterRieckhoff, StefanRingst, RebeccaRisz, KarolyRoberts, Richard [set designer]Romaniuk, SimoneRose, JürgenRossi, MarcoRubertelli, NicolaSabounghi, RudySanz, ElisaSchavernoch, HansScheele, HeikeSchildknekht, PyotrSchlößmann, Frank PhilippSchmidt, ChristianSchmitt, ChristinaSchneider-Siemssen, GüntherSchramm, JoSchwarz, AlexanderSchütz, JohannesSeidler, HeikeSeligmann, KurtSellmaier, RainerSemchenko, PavelSerebrennikov, KirillShi-Zheng, ChenShishliannikov, MikhailSiercke, AlfredSinisi, EmanueleSouthgate, JasonSpinatelli, LuisaSpuck, ChristianStephenson, ChiaraStich, OttoStrømgren, JoSvoboda, JosefSvoboda, PavelSzczęśniak, MałgorzataTabakoff, Christian AndreTag, Katrin LeaTcherniakov, DmitriTeigné, FabienThessman, Lars-ÅkeTheunissen, SabineThomas, ChantalThor, HaraldTihanyi, IldikóTregubov, AlexejTregubova, MariaTrevelyan Oman, JuliaTrotti, GerardoTshabalala, FanaUljas, JaniUltzVan Steenbergen, TimVancraenenbroeck, ThibaultVandekeybus, WimVersweyveld, JanViebrock, AnnaVignaud, IrèneVirsaladze, SimonVogelweider, WalterVoigt, Raimund OrfeoVoss, ManfredVäisänen, MarkWakhévitch, GeorgesWaltz, SashaWard, AnthonyWarlikowski, KrzysztofWebern, NikolausWeikert, PetraWilmer, Curt AllenWoodroffe, PatrickYeargan, MichaelYip, TimZaitseva, ElenaZeffirelli, FrancoZehetgruber, MartinZielinski, JörgZinn, DavidZoller, PaulZombeck, OlafZöldy, Gergelyde Lavenère, Brunode Limburg, Barbararosalievan Reij, Dieuwekevan Schayk, Toervan Walsum, Tatyanavon der Thannen, ReinhardÁgh, MártonÅberg, MagdalenaČerný, MartinĎurík, Andrej