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Performer: Monika Bohinec

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ViennaIl trovatore

Verdi: Il trovatore
Alberto Veronesi; Daniele Abbado; Vienna State Opera; Graziano Gregori; Carla Teti; Roberto Frontali; Michelle Bradley

ViennaDie Weiden

Staud: Die Weiden
Graeme Jenkins; Andrea Moses; Vienna State Opera; Jan Pappelbaum; Kathrin Plath; Rachel Frenkel; Tomasz Konieczny

ViennaHänsel und Gretel

Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Tomáš Hanus; Adrian Noble; Vienna State Opera; Anthony Ward; Margaret Plummer; Andrea Carroll

ViennaRusalka

Dvořák: Rusalka
Tomáš Hanus; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Olga Bezsmertna; Piotr Beczała

ViennaDas Rheingold

Wagner: Das Rheingold
Ádám Fischer; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Tomasz Konieczny; Norbert Ernst
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Girl power rules: Vienna State Opera with Die Frau ohne Schatten

Evelyn Herlitzius (Nurse), Camilla Nylund (Empress), Nina Stemme (Dyer's wife) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pohn
The outstanding trio of Nylund, Stemme and Herlitzius soars above a Vienna State Opera Orchestra in thunderous form, led by Christian Thielemann to celebrate the Staatsoper's 150th birthday in style.
****1
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Hector Berlioz' Les Troyens conquer Vienna

Les Troyens © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn
An epic night at the opera with Joyce DiDonato, which will be hard to forget.
*****
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Götterdämmerung splutters to a tepid conclusion in Dresden

Andreas Schager (Siegfried) and Petra Lang (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga
With a plethora of theatre seats, stools and benches it was as if Willy Decker and Wolfgang Gussman had been elected ‘Chair-men of the bored”.
***11
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Laufenberg’s Elektra a disappointment in Vienna

Elena Pankratova (Elektra) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
German theatre director Uwe Eric Laufenberg freely incorporates some of Stanley Kubrik’s horror story concepts into his Elektra, but in ignoring both Sophocles and Strauss, is a long way from shining.  
***11
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Reimann’s murderous Medea at the Staatsoper

Monica Bohinec (Gora) and Claudia Barainsky (Medea) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
In 2010, the première of Reimann's Medea was welcomed with enthusiasm, leading the Staatsoper to relaunch it this season for a second run.
****1
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