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Performer: Fabio Luisi

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TokyoWeber, Strauss

Weber, Strauss R.
NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo; Fabio Luisi; Kristine Opolais

TokyoWeber, Strauss

Weber, Strauss R.
NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo; Fabio Luisi; Kristine Opolais

DallasFabio Luisi conducts Salome

Strauss R.: Salome
Fabio Luisi; Aušrinė Stundytė; Elizabeth Bishop; Herwig Pecoraro; Richard Trey Smagur

ZürichBeethoven / Debussy / Ravel

Beethoven / Debussy / Ravel
Beethoven, Debussy, Ravel
Philharmonia Zürich; Fabio Luisi; Beatrice Rana

ZürichArabellaNew production

Arabella
Strauss R.: Arabella
Fabio Luisi; Robert Carsen; Zurich Opera; Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Gideon Davey; Julia Kleiter
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Hidden identities, crime and shame: Homoki's Forza returns to Zurich

George Petean (Don Carlo) © Monika Rittershaus (2018)

This year’s revival of Andreas Homoki's production features excellent principals, choruses, and sublime orchestration under Fabio Luisi’s seasoned baton. The staging takes far fewer accolades.
***11
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A new Nabucco on the block in Zurich

Anna Smirnova (Abigaille) and Michael Volle (Nabucco) © Monika Rittershaus
Andreas Homoki’s new Zurich production capitalises on some quirky staging, but features superb voices in its principal roles and shows the best of the house’s joint choirs.
***11
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Norma in Zurich: superb vocalists trapped in a minimalist staging

Maria Agresta (Norma) © Toni Suter | T&T Fotografie

A production which has Robert Wilson's signature all over it, but feels like a wagon in front of the horse.

***11
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Rinaldo given a rock makeover in Martina Franca

Teresa Iervolino (Rinaldo) © Paolo Conserva
Giorgio Sangati's staging idea pits Christians vs Saracens as pop stars against dark metal.
***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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