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Performer: Gesine Völlm

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HamburgLe nozze di Figaro

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Riccardo Minasi; Stefan Herheim; Hamburg State Opera; Christof Hetzer; Gesine Völlm; Christoph Pohl; Christiane Karg

BerlinSamson et DalilaNew production

Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila
Daniel Barenboim; Damián Szifron; Staatsoper Berlin; Thomas Guggeis; Etienne Pluss; Gesine Völlm; Brandon Jovanovich

DresdenLes Contes d'Hoffmann

Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
John Fiore; Johannes Erath; Dresden State Opera; Heike Scheele; Gesine Völlm; Burkhard Fritz; Julia Muzychenko

DresdenLucia di Lammermoor

Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Stefano Ranzani; Dietrich Hilsdorf; Dresden State Opera; Johannes Leiacker; Gesine Völlm; Alexey Isaev; Tuuli Takala

LondonJenůfaNew production

Janáček: Jenůfa
Vladimir Jurowski; Claus Guth; The Royal Opera; Michael Levine; Gesine Völlm; Asmik Grigorian; Karita Mattila
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Handel’s Ariodante in Drottningholm's magical setting

Ann Hallenberg (Ariodante) and Roberta Mameli (Ginevra) © Mats Bäcker
A splendid cast led by Ann Hallenberg does justice to an integral version of Handel’s masterpiece under the baton of Ian Page.
****1
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All the world's a stage: Xerxes as a comedy of backstage rivalry

Valer Barna-Sabadus (Xerxes) and Torben Jürgens (Ariodates) © Hans Jörg Michel
A revival of Stefan Herheim's production of Handel's Xerxes in Düsseldorf makes for a rip-roaring evening of theatrical comedy.
****1
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A conceptually bold Manon at Oper Köln

Insik Choi (De Brétigny) and Zuzana Marková (Manon Lescaut) © Bernd Uhlig
This production fell just short of brilliance but showed how relevant and thought-provoking opera as an art form can be when tapping into today's headline debates.
****1
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Baroque bawdiness at Komische Oper Berlin

Stephanie Houtzeel (Xerses), Nina Bernsteiner (Romila) and Nora Friedrichs (Atalanta) © Jaro Suffner
With many costume changes, notably into a Sun-King with very prominent phalic sunburst, Houtzeel held centre-stage in the title role.
****1
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Herheim’s lavish Vêpres siciliennes returns

Michael Volle (Montfort) and Bryan Hymel (Henri) © ROH | Bill Cooper
A mural depicting Etna erupting is the only hint of Sicily in Stefan Herheim’s opulent staging, returning to Covent Garden for the first time since the Royal Opera’s Verdi bicentenary celebrations in 2013. 
****1
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