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Performer: Lothar Koenigs

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BrusselsDie tote Stadt

Korngold: Die tote Stadt (The Dead City)
Lothar Koenigs; Mariusz Treliński; De Munt | La Monnaie; Boris Kudlička; Marek Adamski; Roberto Saccà; Marlis Petersen

PragueFidelio

Beethoven: Fidelio
Lothar Koenigs; Vera Nemirova; Prague National Theatre Opera; Ulrike Kunze; Clay Hilley; Miloš Horák

LyonAriane et Barbe-BleueNew production

Dukas: Ariane et Barbe-bleue
Lothar Koenigs; Àlex Ollé; Opéra de Lyon; Alfons Flores; Alexandra Deshorties; Enkelejda Shkosa; Tomislav Lavoie
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Alone and in love: Christoph Loy’s compelling new Onegin in Oslo

Svetlana Aksenova (Tatyana) and Audun Iversen (Onegin) © Erik Berg
Chrisoph Loy's new Oslo production of Eugene Onegin only somewhat succeeds in its desire to create a meditation on loneliness, but superb musical performances still make it an utterly compelling piece of music theatre.
****1
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Met’s family-friendly Magic Flute vanquishes the forces of darkness

David Portillo (Tamino) © Karen Almond | Met Opera
New York City's Metropolitan Opera restages its shorter, family-friendly version of Mozart's The Magic Flute with great music and delightful visuals.
*****
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Starry knight: a strong Lohengrin revival in Munich

Karita Mattila (Ortrud) and Anja Harteros (Elsa) © Wilfried Hösl
The Bavarian State Opera avoids the routine in a powerfully cast revival of Richard Jones' building-site production of Lohengrin.
****1
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Splendid ensemble in The Met's revival of La clemenza di Tito

Joyce DiDonato (Sesto) and Elza van den Heever (Vitellia) © Jonathan Tichler | Met Opera
The Met's revival of Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's 1984 production of La clemenza di Tito is given a new breath of life with superb conducting and an excellent ensemble of singers.
****1
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Luminous performances lift heavy-metal Pelléas

Jurgita Adamonytė (Mélisande) and Jacques Imbrailo (Pelléas) © Clive Barda
Stellar voices and orcheatra and some inspired staging choices elevate an otherwise heavy-handed production of Pelléas et Mélisande from the WNO at the Hong Kong Arts Festival.
****1
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