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Performer: Barrie Kosky

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BerlinLes Contes d'Hoffmann

© Monika Rittershaus
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Alevtina Ioffe; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Katrin Lea Tag; Diego Leetz; Ulrich Lenz

ZürichBoris GodunovNew production

Boris Godunov
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Kirill Karabits; Barrie Kosky; Zurich Opera; Rufus Didwiszus; Klaus Bruns; Michael Volle; Oksana Volkova

BerlinPierrot LunaireNew production

© Jan Windszus Photography
Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire
Christoph Breidler; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Valentin Mattka; Katrin Kath; Dagmar Manzel; Ulrich Lenz

BerlinDie Zauberflöte

© Iko Freese
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Jordan De Souza; Suzanne Andrade; Komische Oper Berlin; Esther Bialas; Barrie Kosky; Paul Barritt

BerlinLonely House mit Katharine Mehrling

© Agentur Baganz
Weill: Songs und Chansons
Katharine Mehrling; Barrie Kosky
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Kosky's Semele revived in style at the Komische Oper Berlin

Nicole Chevalier (Semele) © Monika Rittershaus (2018)
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Semele willingly pays the price of death through transformation. 
****1
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A long road to nowhere for Igor at the Bastille

Ildar Abdrazakov (Igor) © Agathe Poupeney | Opéra de Paris
Barrie Kosky's makes a limited impact in his debut at Opéra de Paris, apart from an hallucinogenic Polovtsian Dances.
***11
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Nocturnal orgies versus controlled reason

Günter Papendell (Pentheus) and Sean Panikkar (Dionysus) © Monika Rittershaus
Sophisticated interpretation of The Bassarids by Hans Werner Henze at the Komische Oper Berlin
*****
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Political power games in Kosky's Agrippina at Covent Garden

Joyce DiDonato (Agrippina) © ROH | Bill Cooper
An over-directed, but vivid staging demonstrating political rise and fall in Ancient Rome transported to the present day.
***11
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A blast of a Berlin Bohème in Hollywood

Saimir Pirgu (Rodolfo) and Marina Costa-Jackson (Mimì) © Cory Weaver
Barrie Kosky's stark, spare La bohème gave it a rare spark of humanity focused on Marina Costa-Jackson's haunting Mimì, whose existence became the central focus even when she wasn't singing.
*****
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