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Performer: Ricarda Merbeth

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MadridSiegfried

Siegfried
Wagner: Siegfried
Pablo Heras-Casado; Robert Carsen; Teatro Real; Patrick Kinmonth; Andreas Schager; Andreas Conrad

MadridBernstein, Strauss

Bernstein, Strauss
Bernstein, Strauss R.
Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE; Pinchas Steinberg; Coro de RTVE; Carlos Mena; José Chanzá; Ricarda Merbeth
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Strauss’ Helena lands at La Scala

Eva Mei (Aithra), Andreas Schager (Menelas) and Ricarda Merbeth (Helen) © Brescia & Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
In the tiring role of Menelaus Andreas Schager was a mighty Heldentenor, combining impressive sound power with a dazzling colour and without ever showing a moment of fatigue.
****1
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Remarkable Die Frau ohne Schatten marred by visual effects

Vladimir Jurowski conducts Die Frau ohne Schatten in Bucharest © Andrada Pavel
At the Enescu Festival n Bucharest Vladimir Jurowski celebrates the centennial of Die Frau one Schatten’s premiere.
****1
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Musical riches at Deutsche Oper's Tristan und Isolde

Tristan und Isolde © Bettina Stöß (2014)
Peter Seiffert can still impress as Tristan, but Graham Vick's staging is uncertain and unconvincing. 
***11
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No protests required: Deborah Warner's Fidelio returns to La Scala

Stuart Skelton (Florestan) and Ricarda Merbeth (Leonore) © Brescia & Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Chung's mastery of orchestral colour and texture came into its own, the brooding introduction to Act 2 making for a harrowingly apocalyptic representation of tyranny.
****1
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Cynicism reigns in Katharina Wagner’s Fidelio in Tokyo

Michael Kupfer-Radecky (Don Pizarro), Ricarda Merbeth (Leonore) and Stephen Gould (Florestan) © Masahiko Terashi | New National Theatre, Tokyo
The most talked about new production in the New National Theatre Tokyo’s 20th anniversary season undercuts Beethoven’s idealism.
****1
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