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Performer: Aleš Briscein

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MunichAus einem TotenhausNew Production

Aus einem Totenhaus
Janáček: From the House of the Dead
Simone Young; Frank Castorf; Bavarian State Opera; Aleksandar Denić; Adriana Braga Peretzki; Evgeniya Sotnikova; Manuel Günther

MunichAus einem Totenhaus

Aus einem Totenhaus
Janáček: From the House of the Dead
Simone Young; Frank Castorf; Bavarian State Opera; Aleksandar Denić; Adriana Braga Peretzki; Aleš Briscein; Charles Workman

BerlinDie Sache Makropulos

Janáček: The Makropulos Case (Věc Makropulos)
Marko Letonja; David Hermann; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Christof Hetzer; Evelyn Herlitzius; Aleš Briscein

Frankfurt am MainDaliborNew production

Smetana: Dalibor
Stefan Soltesz; Florentine Klepper; Oper Frankfurt; Boris Kudlička; Adriane Westerbarkey; Izabela Matula; Aleš Briscein
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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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Kosky's compelling Onegin returns to the Komische Ope

Asmik Grigorian (Tatyana) and Günter Papendell (Onegin) © Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de (2016)
Tchaikovsky's opera packs a powerful emotional punch in the Komische Oper's concentrated and dreamlike production.
****1
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A flawless Wozzeck for Theater an der Wien

Florian Boesch (Wozzeck) © Werner Kmetitsch
Without glitz, extravagance or the need to be expressly shocking, Robert Carsen's new production of Wozzeck at the Theater an der Wien is exceptional.
*****
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Wolfgang Wagner's swansong: Lohengrin in Prague

Lohengrin in Prague © Patrik Borecký
Clad in sulphurous yellow with beaded jet shoulder pads she looked well able to vanquish Lohengrin in single combat with the swish of her cloak.
****1
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Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg in Boston

Kirsten Chambers (Donna Clara), Aleš Briscein (the Dwarf) © Kathy Wittman
Zemlinsky's tortured take on Oscar Wilde's Birthday of the Infanta is given a harrowing treatment; Aleš Briscein convinces as the dwarf of the title.
****1
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