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Performer: Karita Mattila

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MunichLohengrin

Lohengrin
Wagner: Lohengrin
Lothar Koenigs; Richard Jones; Bavarian State Opera; Ultz; Klaus Florian Vogt; Anja Harteros

SavonlinnaKarita Mattila – the grand festive gala

Respighi, Verdi, Strauss R., Busoni, Ponchielli, Wagner
Savonlinna Opera Festival Orchestra; Hannu Lintu; Karita Mattila

LondonJenůfaNew production

Janáček: Jenůfa
Vladimir Jurowski; Claus Guth; The Royal Opera; Michael Levine; Gesine Völlm; Asmik Grigorian; Karita Mattila

LondonElektraNew production

Strauss R.: Elektra
Sir Antonio Pappano; Christof Loy; The Royal Opera; Johannes Leiacker; Nina Stemme; Karita Mattila
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A dreary Katya Kabanova is rescued by great singing at the Staatsoper

Eva-Maria Westbroek (Katya) © Bernd Uhlig (2014)

The Staatsoper Unter den Linden revives Andrea Breth’s desolate production of Janáček’s masterpiece with a great cast led by conductor Thomas Guggeis.

***11
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Faith and anguish: Carmélites at the Met

Erin Morley (Constance) and Isabel Leonard (Blanche de la Force) © Ken Howard | Met Opera
An unforgettable evening at the Met as John Dexter's production of Poulenc's masterpiece is revived to close the season. 
****1
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Valkyries parachute into San Francisco

Iréne Theorin (Brünnhilde) and her Valkyrie sisters © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
San Francisco Opera's Die Walküre overcame a disappointing first act, winning the audience over with excellent singing and playing and impressive stage effects.
****1
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Mahagonny in Zurich: a tale of excess and depravity

Annette Dasch (Jenny Hill) © Tanja Dorendorf
The backstory doesn’t bode well: three fugitive criminals decide to found a city that will pander to society’s most vital needs: food, sex, warfare, and alcohol.
***11
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Stunning revival of Jenůfa in Munich

Hanna Schwarz (Buryjovka) and Karita Mattila (Kostelnička) © Wilfried Hösl (March 2017)
Munich revived a thoughtful modern production of Janáček's Jenůfa, with fine orchestral direction and strong singing doing full justice to the rich score.
****1
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