Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 31 January 2020View it hereDismiss
Sign in
Bachtrack logo
Home
What's on
Reviews
Articles
Video
Site
EventsReviewsArticlesVideo

Performer: Peter Rose

Upcoming eventsSee more...

MunichThe Snow Queen

© Wilfried Hösl
Abrahamsen: The Snow Queen
Michael Boder; Andreas Kriegenburg; Bavarian State Opera; Harald Thor; Andrea Schraad; Barbara Hannigan; Rachael Wilson

MunichLe nozze di Figaro

© Wilfried Hösl
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Ivor Bolton; Christof Loy; Bavarian State Opera; Johannes Leiacker; Klaus Bruns; Ludovic Tézier; Federica Lombardi
Latest reviewsSee more...

A spirited Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Wiener Staatsoper

Lawrence Zazzo (Oberon) and Erin Morley (Tytania) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Countertenor Lawrence Zazzo is more than at home in the role of Oberon, and possesses a vocal quality ideal for the scheming king of the fairies, simultaneously eerie and seductive.
****1
Read more

Pelléas et Mélisande: austerely beautiful but flawed

Paul Appleby (Pelléas) and Elena Tsallagova (Mélisande) © BAUS
The credits for this new production directed by Olivier Py raised high expectations that were only partially met on opening night.
***11
Read more

A compelling Parsifal from Victorian Opera in Melbourne

Burkhard Fritz (Parsifal) and Peter Rose (Gurnemanz) © Jeff Busby

The Australian Youth Orchestra was full of poise and maturity and all the singing was impressive in Roger Hodgman's production.

*****
Read more

Too many mirrors spoil the Staatsoper's Hippolyte et Aricie

Reinoud Van Mechelen (Hippolyte), Anna Prohaska (Aricie), Staatsopernchor © Karl and Monika Forster
Excellent musical performances are confounded by clumsy, unimaginative staging in Rameau's explosive first opera.
**111
Read more

House arrested: Janáček's last opera in Munich

Bo Skovhus (Šiškov) and Chorus © Wilfried Hösl
The profusion of images and ideas in Frank Castorf's Bavarian Staatsoper production of From the House of the Dead threatens to rob Janáček's opera of its humanity.
***11
Read more