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Technology to the rescue in Zurich's new staging of Boris Godunov

The Zurich Opernhaus tackles the pandemic with an innovative strategy: instead of reducing the size of orchestra and chorus (as many other European opera houses) it removes them from the theatre altogether. 

Barbed wire fences and gas masks: Wozzeck in Sydney

Kentridge’s use of video technology creates another, highly complex, visual score next to Berg’s sonic one.
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A florid perversity: Barrie Kosky fires up Die Gezeichneten in Zurich

Barrie Kosky’s production of Franz Schreker’s Die Gezeichneten (The Branded) is in keeping with what was long considered one of the early 20th century’s most scandalous works. 
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On the rocks: An ice-cold Salome in Salzburg

An astonishing performance by Asmik Grigorian is central to the Italian director's disturbing reading of a disturbing opera. 
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No muddle, just music: ROH Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

The Royal Opera Orchestra produce a revelatory reading of Shostakovich’s eclectic score; a fine performance from Eva-Maria Westbroek and excellent acting from the whole cast light up the drama and farce.
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The Beauty is the Beast: Malin Byström sings a chilling Salome

Henrik Nánási balances the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House to perfection, setting the stage for a memorable title role performance from Byström and a powerful Jochanaan from Michael Volle.
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