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MunichLe nozze di Figaro

Le nozze di Figaro
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Ivor Bolton; Christof Loy; Bavarian State Opera; Johannes Leiacker; Klaus Bruns; Mariusz Kwiecień; Rachel Willis-Sørensen

MunichKarl V.

Karl V.
Krenek: Karl V.
Erik Nielsen; Carlus Padrissa; Bavarian State Opera; Lita Cabellut; Bo Skovhus; Okka von der Damerau

MunichDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Kirill Petrenko; David Bösch; Bavarian State Opera; Patrick Bannwart; Meentje Nielsen; Sara Jakubiak; Allan Clayton

MunichKarl V.

Karl V.
Krenek: Karl V.
Erik Nielsen; Carlus Padrissa; Bavarian State Opera; Lita Cabellut; Bo Skovhus; Christa Mayer

MunichFidelio

Fidelio
Beethoven: Fidelio
Stefan Soltesz; Calixto Bieito; Bavarian State Opera; Rebecca Ringst; Ingo Krügler; Edwin Crossley-Mercer; Michael Kupfer-Radecky
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Petrenko and a luxury cast grace Il trittico in Munich

Ermonela Jaho (Suor Angelica) © Wilfired Hösl
Petrenko's Puccini is bracingly alert, filled with colour and has a romantic sweep that is utterly transporting.
*****
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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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Testé, Spyres and Pudova stand out in Hoffmann

Olga Pudova (Olympia) © Wilfried Hösl
Offenbach's vivid setting of E.T.A. Hoffmann's fantastic tales gets an enjoyable outing, with Spyres, Testé and Pudova the undoubted stars of the show.
***11
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A revelatory Frau ohne Schatten in Munich

Elena Pankratova (Barak the Dyer's Wife) © Wilfried Hösl
A musical performance of stunning quality underpins this revival of Krzysztof Warlikowski's lavish, ambiguous Strauss staging.
****1
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Première of a jarring spectacular on ice

Rolando Villazón (Robert Falcon Scott) and Thomas Hampson (Roald Amundsen) © Wilfried Hösl | Bayerische Staatsoper
Despite the starriest of casts the première of Miroslav Srnka's double opera South Pole falls behind the expectations created by the media hype, but is celebrated by the audience.
***11
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