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Performer: Katie Mitchell

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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

AmsterdamDie Frau ohne SchattenNew production

Die Frau ohne Schatten
Strauss R.: Die Frau ohne Schatten
Marc Albrecht; Katie Mitchell; Dutch National Opera; Naomi Dawson; AJ Glueckert; Elza van den Heever

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

LondonZauberlandNew production

Foccroulle: Zauberland
Katie Mitchell; The Royal Opera; Chloe Lamford; Julia Bullock; Cédric Tiberghien

BrusselsZauberland: Julia Bullock & Cédric Tiberghien

Robert Schumann / Bernard Foccroulle: Dichterliebe, Op.48
Julia Bullock; Cédric Tiberghien; Katie Mitchell
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“Soap opera at its best”: Katie Mitchell's Jenůfa

Evelyn Herlitzius (Kostelnička) and Annette Dasch (Jenůfa) © Ruth Walz
Katie Mitchell's second production of Jenůfa is a straightforward, effective reading of the libretto well supported by excellent singing actors.
****1
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Blissful soprano singing: Ariadne in Aix

Rupert Charlesworth (Dancing Master), Sabine Devieilhe (Zerbinetta) and troupe © Pascal Victor / Artcompress
Lise Davidsen and Sabine Devieilhe produce soprano heaven in their contrasting vocal styles. Katie Mitchell’s staging feels disappointingly familiar.
***11
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Lessons in Love and Violence: ice and drama

Barbara Hannigan (Isabel), Stéphane Degout (King), Gyula Orendt (Gaveston) © ROH | Stephen Cummiskey
George Benjamin and Martin Crimp's second full scale opera is a refinement of the craft showed in Written on Skin – but the lessons are less in love and violince than in power, tension and beauty of the score.
****1
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Devastating Lucia revival at Covent Garden

Rachael Lloyd (Alisa) and Lisette Oropesa (Lucia) © ROH | Stephen Cummiskey
Issues that cropped up in the first run of Mitchell's production have been ironed out. In the hands of a strong cast, a chilling interpretation of Donizetti's masterpiece.
****1
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An emotionally gripping Jenůfa for Grange Park Opera

Peter Hoare (Laca) and Natalya Romaniw (Jenůfa) © Robert Workman
Grange Park Opera scored a direct hit with a fine production of Janáček's masterpiece, led by a superb performances from Natalya Romaniw and Susan Bullock as Jenůfa and the Kostelnička.
****1
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