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Performer: Michael Kraus

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GenevaThe Makropulos Case (Věc Makropulos)

Grand Théâtre Genève
Janáček: The Makropulos Case (Věc Makropulos)
Tomáš Netopil; Kornél Mundruczó; Grand Théâtre de Genève; Monika Pormale; Rachel Harnisch; Aleš Briscein

MunichDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg

© Wilfried Hösl
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Kirill Petrenko; David Bösch; Bavarian State Opera; Patrick Bannwart; Meentje Nielsen; Julia Kleiter; Benjamin Bruns
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Die Zauberflöte at Glyndebourne: a mixed bag of paper cut-outs

Björn Bürger (Papageno) and Sofia Fomina (Pamina) © Glyndebourne Productions Ltd. | Bill Cooper
André Barbe and Renaud Doucet's Magic Flute is ideal entertainment for a fizz-filled summer night.
***11
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Seriously funny: Glyndebourne's Rosenkavalier

Rachel Willis-Sørensen (The Marschallin) © Robert Workman | Glyndebourne Festival 2018
Strauss' mix of bedroom farce, comedy of manners and bittersweet musing about aging is acted and sung superbly in this revival of Richard Jones' production.
*****
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Fledermaus debuts at La Scala but misses some sparkle

Act 3, Die Fledermaus © Brescia/Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
The Temple of Opera has opened its doors to operetta. For the first time the Teatro alla Scala is staging Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus.
***11
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Demons and angels: Der Freischütz at La Scala

Michael König (Max) and Gunther Groissböck (Kaspar) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Hartmann's staging takes a bizarre twist in the end since so far the staging had followed the naïve story very faithfully without any weird implications.
****1
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Downhill from Venusberg: a bland Tannhäuser

Tim Albery's 2010 production of Tannhäuser, receiving its first revival at Covent Garden, begins with a stylish opening 20 minutes, but thereafter things become rather bland. 
***11
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