Performer: Kasper Holten

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BudapestBluebeard100 - Péter Eötvös: Senza sangue; Béla Bartók: Bluebeard's CastleNew production

Eötvös, Bartók
Péter Eötvös; Kasper Holten; Hungarian State Opera; Gergely Vajda; Steffen Aarfing; Csaba Szegedi; Andrea Meláth

LondonDon Giovanni

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Marc Minkowski; Kasper Holten; Royal Opera; Es Devlin; Anja Vang Kragh; Mariusz Kwiecień; Rachel Willis-Sørensen

BregenzCarmen

Bizet: Carmen
Antonino Fogliani; Kasper Holten; Es Devlin; Anja Vang Kragh; Gaëlle Arquez; Lena Belkina

MelbourneDie Meistersinger von NürnbergNew Production

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Pietari Inkinen; Kasper Holten; Opera Australia; Mia Stensgaard; Anja Vang Kragh; Natalie Aroyan; Stefan Vinke
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A striking Carmen in Bregenz

This summer’s production of Bizet’s Carmen on the Seebühne stage in Bregenz offers a great spectacle. 
****1
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Don Giovanni: Into the abyss at the Liceu

A visually stunning production with a fine cast to match. 
****1
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Excellent in parts: Meistersinger at Covent Garden

Holten's masonic lodge setting of Meistersinger gets a lot right but is occasionally uneven; Terfel and Hughes Jones are constantly good to listen to.
***11
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Sicilian inspiration: King Roger arrives in Sydney

It's the libretto's equivocation that has denied King Roger the frequency of performance that its music deserves.
****1
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A Christmas Cav & Pag in Oslo

Despite occasionally brilliant singing, the Norwegian National Opera fails to raise seasonal spirits with a dramatically inert Cavalleria rusticana and a shaky Pagliacci.
**111
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