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Performer: Alvis Hermanis

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Wagner: Parsifal
Hartmut Haenchen; Alvis Hermanis; Vienna State Opera; Kristīne Jurjāne; Matthias Goerne; Boaz Daniel; Marina Prudenskaya

MilanIl trovatore (some performances might be cancelled, please check the Teatro's website)New production

Verdi: Il trovatore
Nicola Luisotti; Alvis Hermanis; Teatro alla Scala; Eva Dessecker; Massimo Cavalletti; Liudmyla Monastyrska


Puccini: Tosca
Eun Sun Kim; Alvis Hermanis; Staatsoper Berlin; Kristīne Jurjāne; Angela Gheorghiu; Vittorio Grigòlo
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Tears of blood among the cherry blossoms

Maria José Siri (Cio-Cio San) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
A beautiful production by Alvis Hermanis of Madama Butterfly to open La Scala's new season, but it was Riccardo Chailly's presentation of Puccini's original 1904 score which caught the ear. 
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Strauss's Die Liebe der Danae returns to Salzburg

Krassimira Stoyanova (Danae) © Salzburger Festspiele | Forster
Strauss' penultimate opera is treated to a lavish if superficial staging at the Salzburg Festival, but the real rewards come from the musical performance of this unjustly neglected work.
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Two Toscas a century apart in Berlin

Staatsoper Berlin revives its new production of Tosca with an excellent cast including a last minute substitution of the tenor.
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Grotesque, gritty Die Soldaten at La Scala

Tonight's setting of Die Soldaten in a WWI stable is so sordid you can almost feel the rats gnawing. Alvis Hermanis was right to warn in a newspaper interview that we would leave the theatre feeling shocked.
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A bewildering Berlin Tosca

Alvis Hermanis' new Tosca for the Berliner Staatsoper mixes innovation with tradition in an interesting, but ultimately ineffective, way. 
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