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Performer: Hiroshi Amako

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HamburgLohengrin

Wagner: Lohengrin
Kent Nagano; Peter Konwitschny; Hamburg State Opera; Helmut Brade; Klaus Florian Vogt; Christof Fischesser

HamburgLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Pier Giorgio Morandi; Guy Joosten; Hamburg State Opera; Johannes Leiacker; Jorge Jara; Celine Byrne; Katharina Konradi

HamburgLa traviata

Verdi: La traviata
Giampaolo Bisanti; Johannes Erath; Hamburg State Opera; Annette Kurz; Herbert Murauer; Christina Poulitsi; Liparit Avetisyan

HamburgDie Zauberflöte

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Volker Krafft; Jette Steckel; Hamburg State Opera; Florian Lösche; Pauline Hüners; Oleksiy Palchykov; Katharina Konradi

HamburgPique Dame

Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades (Pique Dame)
Christoph Gedschold; Willy Decker; Hamburg State Opera; Wolfgang Gussmann; Najmiddin Mavlyanov; Elena Guseva
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An immersive auto-da-fé: Konwitschny's Don Carlos sizzles

Don Carlos at Staatsoper Hamburg © Brinkhoff/Mögenburg (2008)
From stylised 16th-century dress to a 1970s sitcom ballet, Konwitschny's Staatsoper staging is full of brilliantly inventive touches, splendidly realised in this excellently sung revival. 
*****
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A nuanced St Matthew Passion in Auckland

Stephen Layton © Keith Saunders
Stephen Layton returns to Auckland to continue his series of Bach's choral masterpieces with the APO. 
****1
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Dove's Flight takes off superbly

Nicholas Mogg (Steward), Marvic Monreal (Older Woman) and Olivia Warburton (Stewardess) © Robert Workman
Dove's infectious score nods to Copland, Bernstein and Britten and its tongue-twisting ensembles and high-wire vocal writing were wonderfully performed. 
*****
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Blutleerer Liebes-Albtraum: Manon Lescaut in Hamburg

Manon Lescaut (2012) © Monika Rittershaus
Leider scheitern die guten Ideen des Regisseurs, Philipp Himmelmann, an der Umsetzung.
**111
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