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Performer: Philipp Fürhofer

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MunichCastor et PolluxNew production

Castor et Pollux
Rameau: Castor et Pollux
Ivor Bolton; Hans Neuenfels; Bavarian State Opera; Philipp Fürhofer; Reinhard von der Thannen; Emőke Baráth; Alix Le Saux
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A tale of many Tchaikovskys: The Queen of Spades at ROH

Vladimir Stoyanov (Yeletsky / Tchaikovsky) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
Herheim places the composer at the centre of his opera in a staging that's clever and erudite but somewhat cold; musical performances are mixed.
***11
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An enigmatic Pelléas et Mélisande at Glyndebourne

John Chest (Pelléas) and Christina Gansch (Mélisande) © Richard Hubert Smith
Stefan Herheim's dreamlike production of Debussy's opera sets it squarely in the Sussex manor house that gave birth to Glyndebourne's festival. 
***11
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Herheim’s lavish Vêpres siciliennes returns

Michael Volle (Montfort) and Bryan Hymel (Henri) © ROH | Bill Cooper
A mural depicting Etna erupting is the only hint of Sicily in Stefan Herheim’s opulent staging, returning to Covent Garden for the first time since the Royal Opera’s Verdi bicentenary celebrations in 2013. 
****1
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Caged bird: Tchaikovsky stars in Herheim's Pique Dame

Vladimir Stoyanov (Yeletsky) and Chorus © Monika Forster | Dutch National Opera
The role of the outsider struck a chord with Tchaikovsky, whose homosexuality alienated him from society. Stefan Herheim takes that identification as the central idea in his remarkable new production at Dutch National Opera.
*****
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