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Performer: Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra

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AmsterdamPorgy and BessNew production

Porgy and Bess
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
James Gaffigan; James Robinson; Dutch National Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Eric Owens; Adina Aaron

AmsterdamTchaikovsky, Mozart and Saint-Saëns

© Marije van den Berg
Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns, Mozart, Smetana
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Karel Deseure; Jan Wierzba; Rosanne Philippens; Frederieke Saeijs; Dana Zemtsov

AmsterdamMarc Albrecht conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 8

© Elmer van der Marel
Mahler: Symphony no. 8 in E flat major "Symphony of a Thousand"
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; WDR Rundfunkchor Köln; London Symphony Chorus; MDR Radio Choir Leipzig; Knabenchor Hannover

AmsterdamBeethoven's Symphony no. 6

© Benjamin Ealovega
Wagner, Bruch, Beethoven
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht; James Ehnes

AmsterdamSchumann's Symphony no.2

Schumann's Symphony no.2
Mendelssohn, Haydn, Schumann
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Gordan Nikolić; Sheku Kanneh-Mason
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“Soap opera at its best”: Katie Mitchell's Jenůfa

Evelyn Herlitzius (Kostelnička) and Annette Dasch (Jenůfa) © Ruth Walz
Katie Mitchell's second production of Jenůfa is a straightforward, effective reading of the libretto well supported by excellent singing actors.
****1
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Spectacular Gurrelieder revived at Dutch National Opera

Burkhard Fritz (Waldemar) © DNO 2018
An exemplary cast, an opulent orchestra and unforgettable images in Arnold Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder.
****1
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Musically superlative Das Floß der Medusa at DNO

Mamadou Ndiaye; Lenneke Ruiten (La Mort) © DNO 2018 | Monika Rittershaus
Ingo Metzmacher leads a musically formidable performance of Hans Werner Henze’s shipwreck oratorio. Romeo Castellucci’s staging engages the senses but remains emotionally distant.
****1
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Tristan und Isolde smoulders at Dutch National Opera

Stephen Gould (Tristan), Ricarda Merbeth (Isolde) © DNO 2018
A strong cast, a lyrically simmering orchestra and lucid staging make this a Tristan und Isolde to treasure.
****1
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Death in Florence: Zemlinsky and Puccini at DNO

Ausrine Stundyte (Bianca) and John Lundgren (Simone) © Matthias Baus
An unlikely coupling of one-act operas by Zemlinsky and Puccini bears fruit in a staging that reveals their thematic parallels while leaving their obvious differences on show.
****1
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