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Performer: Manuel Günther

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MunichDer RosenkavalierNew production

Der Rosenkavalier
Strauss R.: Der Rosenkavalier
Vladimir Jurowski; Barrie Kosky; Bavarian State Opera; Rufus Didwiszus; Victoria Behr; Marlis Petersen; Katharina Konradi

MunichLes Vêpres siciliennes

© Wilfried Hösl
Verdi: Les Vêpres siciliennes (I vespri siciliani)
Omer Meir Wellber; Antú Romero Nunes; Bavarian State Opera; Matthias Koch; Victoria Behr; George Petean; John Osborn

MunichAriadne auf Naxos

© Wilfried Hösl
Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos
Erik Nielsen; Robert Carsen; Bavarian State Opera; Peter Pabst; Falk Bauer; Camilla Nylund; Jane Archibald

MunichDie Entführung aus dem Serail

© Wilfried Hösl
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Harem)
Ivor Bolton; Martin Duncan; Bavarian State Opera; Christopher Moulds; Ultz; Sofia Fomina

MunichTristan und IsoldeNew production

Tristan und Isolde
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Kirill Petrenko; Krzysztof Warlikowski; Bavarian State Opera; Małgorzata Szczęśniak; Anja Harteros; Jonas Kaufmann; Mika Kares
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It was all a dream: an absorbing Die tote Stadt in Munich

Jonas Kaufmann (Paul) © Wilfried Hösl
With an unsurpassed cast, devoted conducting and a brilliantly imaginative staging, the Bavarian State Opera's new production of Korngold's Die tote Stadt is a triumph.
*****
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Pierre Audi’s new Parsifal grinds the gears in Munich

Nina Stemme (Kundry) © Ruth Walz
Instead of telling a story of spiritual enlightenment and ultimate redemption through faith, Pierre Audi's reading is bereft of mystery and magic.
****1
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House arrested: Janáček's last opera in Munich

Bo Skovhus (Šiškov) and Chorus © Wilfried Hösl
The profusion of images and ideas in Frank Castorf's Bavarian Staatsoper production of From the House of the Dead threatens to rob Janáček's opera of its humanity.
***11
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Keep calm and carry on singing

AJ Glueckert (Bacchus) © Robert Workman
A superlative cast and perceptive staging make for a gripping revival of Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos at the Glyndebourne Festival.
****1
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A safe bet: Fidelio at the Grand Théâtre

A fairly conventional version of Beethoven's Fidelio at the Grand Théâtre in Geneva plays it safe and ultimately succeeds. 
***11
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