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LeipzigLohengrinNew production

Lohengrin
Wagner: Lohengrin
Ulf Schirmer; Katharina Wagner; Oper Leipzig; Marc Löhrer; Thomas Kaiser; Michael Weinius; Kathrin Göring

LeipzigTristan und Isolde

© Tom Schulze
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Ulf Schirmer; Enrico Lübbe; Oper Leipzig; Etienne Pluss; Linda Redlin; Meagan Miller; Stefan Vinke

LeipzigSnow White

© Tom Schulze
Lange: Snow White
Felix Bender; Patrick Rohbeck; Oper Leipzig; Alexander J Mudlagk; Sandra Maxheimer; Jennifer Zein
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An outstanding debut in new Leipzig Salome

Elisabet Strid (Salome) © Kirsten Nijhof
In a state of almost child-like transfiguration and fulfilment, Strid's voice fully encompassed the extremes of the last scene.
****1
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Mixed success for Leipzig's futuristic Turandot

Balázs Kovalik's new dystopian Turandot is musically rousing but let down by a production that's more 1970s TV series than slick modern sci-fi. 
***11
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Gewandhaus illuminates Wagner's Rienzi

Oper Leipzig served up Rienzi, der Letzte der Tribunen as the closing piece of its Wagner Festtage “Frühe Werke”. 
***11
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Das Liebesverbot convinces in Leipzig

Oper Leipzig's co-production with Bayreuth Festspiele pulls off a delightful take on Wagner's Das Liebesverbot. With excellent vocals, the Gewandhaus Orchestra, and great wit, Wagner's comedy comes highly recommended.
****1
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Leipzig Gewandhaus & St Thomas Choir: St Matthew Passion

Part of the St Thomas Choir Leipzig’s 800th anniversary celebrations, this Manchester concert was a deeply moving evening in which superb musicianship all round seemed almost to bring Bach himself, a Thomaskantor (choir director) in his day, to the Bridgewater Hall.The Passions of J.S. Bach are well described in Paul Kilbey’s recent article. The St.
****1
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Faszination des weiblichen Wahnsinns: Salome an der Oper Leipzig

Elisabet Strid (Salome) © Kirsten Nijhof
Elisabet Strid schockiert, verzaubert und begeistert als Salome. Wahnsinn in all seinen Formen!
****1
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