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Performer: Christine Goerke

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New York CityElektra

Strauss R.: Elektra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Patrice Chéreau; Metropolitan Opera; Paul Nadler; Richard Peduzzi; Caroline de Vivaise; Christine Goerke

LondonLohengrinNew Production

Wagner: Lohengrin
Andris Nelsons; David Alden; Royal Opera; Paul Steinberg; Gideon Davey; Klaus Florian Vogt; Kristine Opolais

ChicagoSiegfried

Wagner: Siegfried
Sir Andrew Davis; David Pountney; Lyric Opera of Chicago; Johan Engels; Marie-Jeanne Lecca; Burkhard Fritz; Matthias Klink
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Pountney's riveting Walküre in Chicago

Christine Goerke (Brünnhilde) © Cory Weaver
David Pountney's new production of Die Walküre for the Lyric Opera of Chicago incisively charts the tectonic shift of control over the future from Wotan to Brünnhilde.
****1
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Night at the Elektra museum in San Francisco

Christine Goerke (Elektra) and Adrianne Pieczonka (Chrysothemis) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
A thought-provoking production and killer cast make San Francisco Opera's Elektra top-notch music drama.
****1
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Memorable and epic Die Walküre at EIF

Simon O'Neill and the RSNO © Beth Chalmers
A sensational Die Walküre from Sir Andrew Davis and the RSNO at the Edinburgh Festival that will be talked about for years.
*****
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Spectacular riddles: Serban's Turandot returns to Covent Garden

Michel de Souza (Ping), Pavel Petrov (Pong), Hibla Gerzmava (Liù) and Aled Hall (Pang) © Tristram Kenton | ROH
An icy female ruler, three chaotic cabinet ministers, questionable hand-holding - it could only be Puccini's last opera in a revivial of Serban's gorgeous 1984 production.
****1
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Christine Goerke's superb Brünnhilde

Christine Goerke © Pierre Gautreau Photography
At the Concertgebouw, the three soloist headed by Christine Goerke’s Brünnhilde’s lift the performance of Act III of Die Walküre conducted by Valery Gergiev to the Valhalla of music.
****1
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