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Performer: Falk Struckmann

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ViennaDer Freischütz

Weber: Der Freischütz
Sebastian Weigle; Christian Räth; Vienna State Opera; Gary McCann; Anna Gabler; Christopher Ventris

ViennaGötterdämmerung

Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Axel Kober; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Stephen Gould; Evelyn Herlitzius

San FranciscoDas Rheingold

Wagner: Das Rheingold
Donald Runnicles; Francesca Zambello; San Francisco Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Greer Grimsley; Jamie Barton

San FranciscoSiegfried

Wagner: Siegfried
Donald Runnicles; Francesca Zambello; San Francisco Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Daniel Brenna; Evelyn Herlitzius

San FranciscoGötterdämmerung

Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Donald Runnicles; Francesca Zambello; San Francisco Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Daniel Brenna; Evelyn Herlitzius
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A stunning Götterdämmerung in Dresden

Andreas Schager (Siegfried) and Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga
An exceptional musical performance was enhanced by a streamlined but ultimately moving staging in an evening of near perfection in Dresden.
****1
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Ragnarök: the long twilight of the Stockholm Ring

Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) and Ola Eliasson (Gunther) © Markus Gårder
Ragnarök: the Swedish title for Götterdämmerung resonates with Old Norse folk memories of universal inundation and overthow of the order of the gods.
****1
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Jürgen Flimm's production of Fidelio returns to The Met after a long absence

Adrianne Pieczonka (Leonore) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
The Met revived Beethoven's only opera Fidelio with a strong cast and excellent chorus and orchestra, with a production that celebrates liberty and love.
****1
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Dramatically powerful Siegfried in Hong Kong

David Cangelosi (Mime) © Cheung Wai Lok | Hong Kong Philharmonic
Joining Music Director Jaap van Zweden were some familiar faces who had appeared in Das Rheingold and Die Walküre in the same or different roles, and new faces appearing for the first time.
****1
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Kupfer’s Fidelio confuses in Berlin

Falk Struckmann (Don Pizarro), Camilla Nylund (Leonore) und Andreas Schager (Florestan) © Bernd Uhlig
Not even the musical genius of Daniel Barenboim could turn Harry Kupfer’s irritating Sitzprobe production into a “Namenlose Freude”.
***11
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