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Performer: Robert Carsen

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BerlinDie tote Stadt (The Dead City)

© Jan Windszus Photography
Korngold: Die tote Stadt (The Dead City)
Ainārs Rubiķis; Robert Carsen; Komische Oper Berlin; Michael Levine; Petra Reinhardt; Chor der Komischen Oper Berlin; Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin

AmsterdamPagliacci / Cavalleria rusticanaNew production

Pagliacci / Cavalleria rusticana
Leoncavallo, Mascagni
Sir Mark Elder; Robert Carsen; Dutch National Opera; Radu Boruzescu; Annemarie Woods; Ailyn Pérez; Brandon Jovanovich

New York CityDer Rosenkavalier

Strauss R.: Der Rosenkavalier
Sir Simon Rattle; Robert Carsen; Metropolitan Opera; Paul Steinberg; Brigitte Reiffenstuel; Camilla Nylund; Katie van Kooten

ZürichHänsel und Gretel

Hänsel und Gretel
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Paul Daniel; Robert Carsen; Zurich Opera; Michael Richter; Gideon Davey; Deniz Uzun

MadridDie Walküre

Die Walküre
Wagner: Die Walküre
Pablo Heras-Casado; Robert Carsen; Teatro Real; Patrick Kinmonth; Stuart Skelton; Christopher Ventris
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The Carsen effect: brilliant Iphigénie in Paris

Iphigénie en Tauride at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées © Vincent Pontet
The Canadian director's aesthetic is a perfect fit for Gluck's work. Dazzling performances by Gaëlle Arquez and Stéphane Degout. Great musical direction by Thomas Hengelbrock.
*****
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A free spirit: Glanert's Oceane premieres in Berlin

Nikolai Schukoff (Martin von Diercksen) and Maria Bengtsson (Oceane) © Bernd Uhlig
Based on Theodor Fontane's novel Oceane von Parceval, Detlev Glanert's eleventh opera is given its world premiere at Deutsche Oper.
****1
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A minimalist reading of Orfeo ed Euridice in Rome

Carlo Vistoli (Orfeo) and Mariangela Sicilia (Euridice) © Fabrizio Sansoni
Robert Carsen's minimalist modern reading of Gluck's masterpiece is a pure distillation of opera (and life) and the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma.
****1
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A Falstaff to relish at the Met

Ailyn Pérez (Alice) and Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff) © Karen Almond | Met Opera
A welcome revival at the Met of Robert Carsen's witty production of Verdi's final opera. 
*****
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Carsen's Dream conquers a new fan base in Philadelphia

Tim Mead (Oberon) and Miltos Yerolemou (Puck) © Kelly & Massa for Opera Philadelphia
The director's world-renowned 1991 conception of Benjamin Britten's 1960 operaA Midsummer Night's Dream finally makes it to America. 
*****
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