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Instrument: Theatre Company

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BuffaloShakespeare: The Tempest

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Sibelius: Stormen (The Tempest) incidental music, Op.109
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta; Unknown; Irish Classical Theatre Company

BerlinDie Zauberflöte

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Erina Yashima; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Ainārs Rubiķis; Esther Bialas; Diego Leetz

ParisFaustin Linyekula / Mamu Tshi

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Mamu Tshi; Faustin Linyekula; Unknown

Aix-en-ProvenceThe Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper)New production

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Weill: The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper)
Maxime Pascal; Thomas Ostermeier; Unknown; Magda Willi; Florence von Gerkan; Urs Schönebaum; Le Balcon

PhiladelphiaThe Legend of Peer Gynt

Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Grieg
The Philadelphia Orchestra; Tristan Rais-Sherman; Unknown; Enchantment Theatre Company

HamburgTwinkle concert S: Future Beats

Bernd Sikora; Vera Strobel; Kamil Rohde; Robert Lange; Nasheeka Nedsreal

HamburgTwinkle concert S: Future Beats

Bernd Sikora; Vera Strobel; Kamil Rohde; Robert Lange; Nasheeka Nedsreal
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Kosky's mesmerising Magic Flute in Auckland

The Queen of the Night appeared as a malevolent giant spider, complete with exoskeleton, threatening Tamino with her stabbing limbs and summoning hordes of smaller spiders to writhe over Pamina when the latter hesitated to commit to Sarastro's murder.
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Betroffenheit: Pite,Young and the beauty of grief

The German word Betroffenheit doesn’t translate easily to English. Any German-English dictionary will spit out approximations like "shocked" and "dismayed", but for a real translation, see Crystal Pite and Jonathan Young’s challenging, beautiful work by the same name. 
*****
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Arvo Pärt’s Angel Music: poignant performances from the Scottish Ensemble and Vanishing Point

What is it about Arvo Pärt’s ‘Angel Music’ that appeals to the dying? Vanishing Point’s theatre and Scottish Ensemble’s playing combine to produce a thoughtful and poignant performance.  
****1
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Thieving Magpie doesn’t quite take flight at La Scala

La gazza ladra celebrates its 200th anniversary with a new production at La Scala, an earthbound effort from director Gabriele Salvatores, but it was Riccardo Chailly who drew the wrath of sections of the Milanese audience. 
***11
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Garsington's Dream devoid of magic

Garsington’s first collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company married an abridgement of Shakespeare’s play with Mendelssohn’s incidental music, a union which promised much but which stumbled awkwardly.
**111
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'Song in a Strange Land'

Song in a Strange Land is an evocative blend of concert jazz dance, jazz music, and literary texts layered to tell diasporic and lived memories of African Americans.
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Komische Oper Berlin's Flute is indeed magic

Die Zauberflöte is a work whose outward simplicity masks internal complexity and even contradictions. Mozart’s music is childishly tuneful and yet reaches for the classically sublime; Emmanuel Schikaneder’s libretto alternates a magical quest story out of a German storybook with Masonic claptrap and secondhand Voltaire.
****1
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