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Performer: Johannes Leiacker

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MunichDer fliegende Holländer

Der fliegende Holländer
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Pinchas Steinberg; Peter Konwitschny; Bavarian State Opera; Johannes Leiacker; Michael Volle; Camilla Nylund

BarcelonaIl barbiere di Siviglia

© Caterina Barjau
Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Manuel López Gómez; Josef Ernst Köpplinger; Gran Teatre del Liceu; Johannes Leiacker; Alfred Mayerhofer; Paola Gardina; Marina Viotti

ViennaDon Carlos

Verdi: Don Carlo(s)
Bertrand de Billy; Peter Konwitschny; Vienna State Opera; Johannes Leiacker; Ildar Abdrazakov; Jonas Kaufmann

LeipzigL'elisir d'amore

© Kirsten Nijhof
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
Felix Bender; Rolando Villazón; Oper Leipzig; Johannes Leiacker; Thibault Vancraenenbroeck; Olga Jelínková; Bianca Tognocchi

LeipzigLa bohème

© Tom Schulze
Puccini: La bohème
Christoph Gedschold; Peter Konwitschny; Oper Leipzig; Johannes Leiacker; Robert Watson; Gal James
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Peter Konwitschny returns to the Semperoper with Les Huguenots

Venera Gimadieva (Marguerite de Valois) © Semperoper Dresden | Ludwig Olah
John Osborn leads a very successful premiere of Peter Konwitschny's new production of Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots in Dresden
****1
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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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Glorious ensembles in Dutch National Opera’s new Tannhäuser

Daniel Kirch (Tannhäuser) and Ekaterina Gubanova (Venus) © Monika Rittershaus
Orchestra and chorus reach great Wagnerian heights in this new production by Christof Loy, a study of an artist in revolt against hypocritical sexual mores.
***11
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Mob mentality: a powerful La Juive at Opera Vlaanderen

Corinne Winters (Rachel) and Ray Cornelius Smith (Éléazar) © Opera Ballet Vlaanderen
Peter Konwitschny's production strips away much of the religious symbolism, presenting the difference between Jews and Christians as little more than the dyed colour of their hands. 
****1
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A psychological drama: Weber's Euryanthe in Vienna

Jacquelyn Wagner (Euryanthe) and the Arnold Schoenberg Choir © Monika Rittershaus
Vienna's Theater an der Wien stage a seldom performed opera by Carl Maria von Weber with an excellent cast, orchestra, and chorus.  
****1
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