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Performer: Rolf Glittenberg

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ViennaLa Cenerentola

Rossini: La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Evelino Pidò; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Antonino Siragusa; Orhan Yildiz

ViennaRusalka

Dvořák: Rusalka
Tomáš Hanus; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Olga Bezsmertna; Piotr Beczała

ViennaElektra

Strauss R.: Elektra
Semyon Bychkov; Uwe-Eric Laufenberg; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Christine Goerke; Waltraud Meier

ViennaDas Rheingold

Wagner: Das Rheingold
Ádám Fischer; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Tomasz Konieczny; Norbert Ernst

ViennaDie Walküre

Wagner: Die Walküre
Ádám Fischer; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Andreas Schager; Ain Anger
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Putting frippery before Freud

Anna Gabler (Arabella) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
The current stage-setting of Arabella at the Wiener Staatsoper proves that “all that’s Glittenberg” is not gold.
***11
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Laufenberg’s Elektra a disappointment in Vienna

Elena Pankratova (Elektra) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
German theatre director Uwe Eric Laufenberg freely incorporates some of Stanley Kubrik’s horror story concepts into his Elektra, but in ignoring both Sophocles and Strauss, is a long way from shining.  
***11
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Vinke’s smiling hero saves an otherwise sluggish Siegfried

Stefan Vinke (Siegfried) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH | Michael Pöhn
Stefan Vinke was a convincing, petulant, pouty Siegfried in the third episode in Wagner's Ring cycle in Vienna.
***11
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Peter Schneider takes the Valkyries on a wild ride in Vienna

Jongmin Park (Hunding) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH / Michael Pohn
Sven-Eric Bechtolf’s minimalist staging brought the protagonists’ complicated psychological interaction into focus but to the detriment of Wagner’s myth and magic.
***11
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Bechtolf's Ring returns to the Wiener Staatsoper

Norbert Ernst (Loge), Egils Silins (Wotan) and Markus Eiche (Donner) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
A festive air was palpable – the house was technically sold out – as the first of a set of three Ring cycles launched at the Wiener Staatsoper. 
***11
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