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Performer: Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera

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ViennaWiener Staatsballett in der Volksoper: Peter Pan

Various: Peter Pan
Vesna Orlic; Vienna State Ballet; Wolfram-Maria Märtig; Alexandra Burgstaller; Andreas Ivancsics

ViennaLes Contes d'Hoffmann

Igor Onishchenko (Spalanzani), Olga Peretyatko (Olympia) und Michael Laurenz (Cochenille) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Frédéric Chaslin; Andrei Serban; Vienna State Opera; Richard Hudson; Dmitry Korchak; Olga Peretyatko

ViennaSylvia

Delibes: Sylvia
Manuel Legris; Louis Mérante; Vienna State Ballet; Kevin Rhodes; Luisa Spinatelli; Jacques Giovanangeli

ViennaIl trovatore

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

ViennaL'elisir d'amore

Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
Jonathan Darlington; Otto Schenk; Vienna State Opera; Jürgen Rose; Valentina Naforniţă; Pavel Petrov
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Mistrust, rage and colonialism: Otello at the Staatsoper

Aleksandrs Antonenko (Otello) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn
During the “Salce” and “Ave Maria” in Act Four Bezsmertna turned this to magical effect, thinning out and floating her shimmering soprano into gossamer threads.
***11
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Flórez makes a role debut in a stylish production of Manon in Vienna

Nino Machaidze (Manon Lescaut) and Juan Diego Flórez (Chevalier Des Grieux) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn
Juan Diego Flórez was impressive in his first portrayal of a lovesick soldier/priest in Manon, with Nino Machaidze's accomplished heroine. Andrei Serban's modern and thoughtful production was still fresh and arresting.
****1
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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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Il barbiere di Siviglia: Flórez triumphs as Almaviva in Vienna

Juan Diego Flórez (Count Almaviva) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
A solid cast led by Juan Diego Flórez revives Günther Rennert’s production, which still amuses after more than 400 performances. 

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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