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Performer: Mandy Fredrich

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Stag do: David Bösch's loveless Lustige Weiber at the Staatsoper

René Pape (Sir John Falstaff) © Monika Rittershaus
Barenboim conducts Otto Nicolai's Falstaff opera with a warmth and affection that is sorely lacking on stage. 
***11
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Faust finds salvation thanks to jump-in soprano

Mandy Fredrich © Eellen Schmaus
A devilishly fun performance of Gounod's take on Goethe, saved when Mandy Fredrich flew in at short notice to take over the role of Marguerite. 
****1
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Devil in the detail: Gounod's Faust in Stuttgart

A thrilling new staging of Gounod's opera from the team that brought Bayreuth its current Ring, with musical rewards to match.
*****
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Leather and velvet: Budapest FO's Magic Flute

Iván Fischer's staged concert had its flaws, but some original ideas and a strong cast gave an impressive performance.
****1
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A visually brilliant but serious Zauberflöte at the Salzburg Festival

The new Zauberflöte at this summer’s Salzburg Festival is a visually brilliant production with sets tailored to the atmospheric venue of the Felsenreitschule (for people not familiar with Salzburg, this is where the singing contest was held in the film The Sound of Music).
****1
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Prima la musica: Stuttgarter Neuinszenierung von Le nozze di Figaro

Esther Dierkes (Susanna) und Michael Nagl (Figaro) © Martin Sigmund
Mit Roland Kluttig am Dirigierpult ist diese Produktion musikalisch ein reines Fest.
****1
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