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MindenDer Ring des Nibelungen – Götterdämmerung

Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Frank Beermann; Gerd Heinz; Frank Philipp Schlößmann; Thomas Mohr; Dara Hobbs

VeniceNidra - Giacomo Baldelli

Manfrin, Reich, Cage, Murail, Wolff, Romitelli
Giacomo Baldelli; OOOPStudio video

VeniceRecital Pianoforte - Margaret Leng Tan

Cage, Cowell
Margaret Leng Tan; Monica Duncan

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Čiurlionis
Giedrius Kuprevičius; Lietuvas Nacionala Opera un Baleta Treatra Viesirade; Juozas Mantas Jauniškis; Robertas Servenikas; Diana Marszałek; Julia Skrzynecka

JelgavaThe Ring of Zemgale Cinema concert “In the Tides of History”

The Ring of Zemgale Cinema concert “In the Tides of History”
Latvian Radio Choir; Latvian Radio Big Band; Inese Zandere; Roberts Rubīns

CēsisThe Ring of Zemgale Cinema concert “In the Tides of History”

The Ring of Zemgale Cinema concert “In the Tides of History”
Sigvards Kļava; Latvian Radio Choir; Latvian Radio Big Band; Inese Zandere; Roberts Rubīns

Los AngelesSatyagraha

Glass: Satyagraha
Grant Gershon; Phelim McDermott; LA Opera; Julian Crouch; Kevin Pollard; Sean Panikkar; So Young Park
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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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La Cenerentola in Edinburgh: comic direction to savour

Taylor Stayton, Nikolay Borchev, Michèle Losier, Renato Girolami © Xavi Montojo
Herheim pulls us in unexpected directions, makes us laugh and makes us think as we enjoy fine Rossinian music and singing in Opéra de Lyon's production.
****1
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Sparks fail to fly at the Staatsoper Berlin's new Macbeth

Plácido Domingo (Macbeth) and Anna Netrebko (Lady Macbeth) © Bernd Uhlig
Anna Netrebko shines opposite Plácido Domingo in Harry Kupfer's uncertain new production.
***11
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House arrested: Janáček's last opera in Munich

Bo Skovhus (Šiškov) and Chorus © Wilfried Hösl
The profusion of images and ideas in Frank Castorf's Bavarian Staatsoper production of From the House of the Dead threatens to rob Janáček's opera of its humanity.
***11
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On the female condition: two 20th-century operas in Turin

Anna Caterina Antonacci (Susanna) and Bruno Danjoux (Servant) © Rammella & Giannese/Piva | Teatro Regio Torino
Two different variations of the female conditions: one of 1909 and now utterly out-of-date, the second of 1959 much more ut-to-date.
****1
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Glittering Candide: a celebration at Carnegie Hall

Erin Morley (Cunegonde) © Chris Lee
Candide is a witty satiric fable, intelligent, literary but not to a fault, and vastly entertaining. Created by a team of collaborators who fell out at different times in the work’s 52 year history – at one point or another, Lillian Hellman, Richard Wilbur, John Latouche, Dorothy Parker, Stephen Sondheim and, of course, composer Leonard Bernstein had a hand in it – it is unique in the operat
*****
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Il corsaro as The life of Byron

Oksana Dyka (Gulnara) © Miguel Lorenzo and Mikel Ponce | Les Arts
Nicola Raab puts Byron at the heart of Il corsaro in her new production for the Palau de les Arts, but doesn’t always know what to do with him.
***11
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