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Performer: Andreas Homoki

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LeipzigLa traviata

© Tom Schulze
Verdi: La traviata
Enrico Calesso; Andreas Homoki; Oper Leipzig; Christoph Gedschold; Frank Philipp Schlössmann; Gabriele Jaenecke; Olena Tokar

BerlinDer Rosenkavalier

© Monika Rittershaus
Strauss R.: Der Rosenkavalier
Ainārs Rubiķis; Andreas Homoki; Komische Oper Berlin; Chor der Komischen Oper Berlin; Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin

ZürichNabuccoNew production

Nabucco
Verdi: Nabucco
Fabio Luisi; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Wolfgang Gussmann; Susana Mendoza; Michael Volle; Catherine Naglestad

ZürichLa forza del destino

La forza del destino
Verdi: La forza del destino
Fabio Luisi; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Hartmut Meyer; Mechthild Seipel; Anja Harteros; Maria Pia Piscitelli

ZürichNabucco

Nabucco
Verdi: Nabucco
Fabio Luisi; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Wolfgang Gussmann; Michael Volle; Catherine Naglestad
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Sweeney Todd: Zurich ventures into a bloody musical

Bryn Terfel (Sweeney Todd) and Barry Banks (Pirelli) © Monika Rittershaus
Hats off to Andreas Homoki, Artistic Director at the Zurich Opera House, for staging a musical around “the chill of ghostly shadows”.
***11
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Twist of Fate: Gerzmava shines in botched Zurich Forza

Christof Fischesser, George Petean (Carlo), Hibla Gerzmava (Leonora) and Marcelo Puente (Alvaro) © Monika Rittershaus
Musically, a rewarding Forza, but Homoki's staging is best forgotten.
***11
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Holliger’s new Lunea: pages from a poet’s Life

Christian Gerhaher (Lenau) © Paul Leclaire
Heinz Holliger’s Lunea, which recently premiered at the Zurich Opera House, is “not an opera”, or so the ground-breaking Swiss composer contends.
****1
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A colourless Fidelio in Zurich

Brandon Jovanovich (Florestan), Anja Kampe (Leonore) and Christof Fischesser (Rocco) © Toni Suter (2013)
Celebrating a courageous woman who is able to secure the release of her husband from prison, Beethoven’s sole opera Fidelio has music that is more compelling that its plot.
***11
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“Smile despite your sorrows”: Franz Lehár’s valuable lesson in Zurich

Prince Sou-Chong and his ladies © Toni Suter
In a new production of Franz Lehár’s The Land of Smiles, the stoic Sou-Chong sets the melancholy tone of the operetta by singing “Smile despite your sorrows and a thousand.. aches and pains”.
****1
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