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Off-the-mark Iolanta, but a terrifying Bluebeard at the Met

Angela Denoke (Judith) and Gerald Finley (Bluebeard) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera
Mariusz Treliński's double bill pairing returns to the Metropolitan Opera with fine performances from Sonya Yoncheva and Gerald Finley in the leads. 
****1
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Trelinski's passionless Tristan und Isolde

Stuart Skelton (Tristan) and Nina Stemme (Isolde) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
Director Mariusz Treliński’s previous work at the Met, in conjunction with Boris Kudlicka’s sets and Bartek Macias’ videos, was a double bill of Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta and Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle.
***11
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From darkness to light and back again

The Met's première of Iolanta and Bluebeard's Castle, delayed by snow, opened with powerful singing and deeply effective staging. Iolanta showcased beautiful singing from the principals, while Bluebeard's Castle showed off brilliant playing by the Met Orchestra.
****1
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Shock Value: Mariusz Treliński's take on Salome

Polish director Mariusz Treliński puts a contemporary spin on Salome by retelling the story from a victim's point of view. 
****1
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