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Performer: John Lundgren

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MunichLa fanciulla del West

La fanciulla del West
Puccini: La fanciulla del West
James Gaffigan; Andreas Dresen; Bavarian State Opera; Mathias Fischer-Dieskau; Sabine Greunig; Anja Kampe; Brandon Jovanovich

BrusselsGala Concert: Singers on Stage

Brussels Philharmonic; Patrick Davin; Ildikó Raimondi; Virginie Verrez; Massimo Giordano; Leon Košavić

MunichConcerto for Orchestra / Bluebeard's CastleNew production

Concerto for Orchestra / Bluebeard's Castle
Bartók
Oksana Lyniv; Katie Mitchell; Bavarian State Opera; Alex Eales; Sussie Juhlin-Wallén; Nina Stemme; John Lundgren

StockholmLvB250 – Fidelio

LvB250 – Fidelio
Beethoven: Fidelio
Thomas Dausgaard; Malin Christensson; Nina Stemme; Michael Weinius; Karl-Magnus Fredriksson

MunichLa fanciulla del West

La fanciulla del West
Puccini: La fanciulla del West
Paolo Carignani; Andreas Dresen; Bavarian State Opera; Mathias Fischer-Dieskau; Sabine Greunig; Anja Kampe; Brandon Jovanovich
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A tale of many Tchaikovskys: The Queen of Spades at ROH

Vladimir Stoyanov (Yeletsky / Tchaikovsky) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
Herheim places the composer at the centre of his opera in a staging that's clever and erudite but somewhat cold; musical performances are mixed.
***11
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A fantastic tale, an outstanding cast: Siegfried at ROH

Stefan Vinke (Siegfried), Gerhard Siegel (Mime) © ROH 2018 | Bill Cooper
Wagner's storytelling shines brightly with the aid of a cast well out of the ordinary. Vinke, Stemme, Siegel and Lundgren make part 3 of The Ring an unforgettable evening of opera.
*****
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Skelton and Anger set the scene for a superb Walküre

Stuart Skelton (Siegmund) © ROH | Bill Cooper
We start with a triumphant Royal Opera debut from Stuart Skelton, we close with Nina Stemme at her finest; a thrilling orchestral performance links the two. A memorable Walküre.
*****
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The assault on Valhalla begins: Das Rheingold at ROH

Lauren Fagan, Angela Simkin, Christina Bock, Johannes Martin Kränzle © ROH 2018 | Bill Cooper
Antonio Pappano and the Royal Opera Orchestra get the Ring cycle off to a blazing start; unusually, it's Lise Davidsen and the female cast who take the vocal honours.
***11
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A powerful gale of sound in Budapest's Dutchman

Elisabet Strid (Senta) © Gábor Kotschy | Müpa Budapest
The battle of the choirs is a thrilling moment in just about any performance of Dutchman, but produces shock and awe in the live acoustics of Budapest's Bartok Bela Concert Hall.
****1
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