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Performer: Linda Watson

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BergenSalome

Strauss R.: Salome
Edward Gardner; Lloyd Wood; Bergen National Opera; Aušrinė Stundytė; Linda Watson; Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke; Stuart Jackson

DüsseldorfDie Walküre

Wagner: Die Walküre
Axel Kober; Dietrich Hilsdorf; Deutsche Oper am Rhein; Dieter Richter; Renate Schmitzer; Daniel Frank; Sami Luttinen

DüsseldorfSiegfried

Wagner: Siegfried
Axel Kober; Dietrich Hilsdorf; Deutsche Oper am Rhein; Dieter Richter; Renate Schmitzer; Torsten Kerl; Cornel Frey

DüsseldorfGötterdämmerung

Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Axel Kober; Dietrich Hilsdorf; Deutsche Oper am Rhein; Dieter Richter; Renate Schmitzer; Torsten Kerl; Linda Watson
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A chilling merry-go-round: Prokofiev’s The Gambler in Vienna

Misha Didyk © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
High intensity girl power for a complex task: Simone Young shines in the pit, Karoline Gruber’s staging convinces with expertise and attention to detail.
****1
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Opera inside out: Ariadne auf Naxos

Karine Babajanyan (Ariadne) © Florian Merdes
A well-sung revival of a witty and supremely theatrical production of Strauss’ operatic exposé.
****1
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Unsatisfying staging salvaged by a strong cast in new Budapest Walküre

Solid singing proves to be the main attraction of an ineffective new staging of Die Walküre at the Hungarian State Opera.
**111
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Ice dream: Puccini's Turandot re-imagined

A German-Taiwanese co-production of Puccini's final opera plays out the drama as a modern-day nightmare.
***11
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Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra deliver a fresh Tristan und Isolde

When one hears an Esa-Pekka Salonen interpretation one expects no less than a keen and original approach tempered by an incredible ear for accuracy. This no doubt comes from his prolific work as a composer, work which has of late dominated his professional life.The sound he pulled from the cello section to open tonight’s concert of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde was breathtakingly withdrawn.
****1
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