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Performer: Sergei Skorokhodov

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TorontoTurandotNew production

Puccini: Turandot
Carlo Rizzi; Robert Wilson; Canadian Opera Company; Stephanie Engeln; Jacques Reynaud; Tamara Wilson; Marjorie Owens

New York CityDer fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)New production

Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Valery Gergiev; François Girard; Metropolitan Opera; John Macfarlane; Moritz Junge; Sir Bryn Terfel; Anja Kampe

BerlinChowanschtschinaNew production

Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina
Vladimir Jurowski; Claus Guth; Staatsoper Berlin; Christian Schmidt; Ursula Kudrna; Andrés Moreno García; Giorgi Mtchedlishvili
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Gergiev conducts a grandiose Khovanshchina at La Scala

Evgenia Muraveva (Emma) and Mikhail Petrenko (Khovansky) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
In Khovanshchina, even more so than in Boris Godunov, the chorus is the chief protagonist and the La Scala chorus was truly astonishing.
****1
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The Flying Dutchman sails into Bergen

Iain Paterson (The Dutchman) © Monika Kolstad | Bergen National Opera
Bergen National Opera’s new production allows the story to speak to itself, while strong performances from Eric Halfvarson and Elisabeth Teige gave the performance its edge.
****1
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A searing Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Munich

Anja Kampe (Katerina) and Anatoli Kotscherga (Boris) © Wilfried Hösl
Harry Kupfer's vivid and enlightening production came alive by soprano Anja Kampe's courageous performance and by conductor Oksana Lyniv's briliant direction.
****1
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The epitome of Russianness: Boris Godunov at the Mariinsky

Edem Umerov (Boris) © Natasha Razina | State Academic Mariinsky Theatre
In Tarkovsky's venerable production, the Mariinsky orchestra and chorus are brilliant – but too brilliant for their soloists, including two replacement Borises for an indisposed Mikhail Petrenko.
***11
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A majestic Boris Godunov in Stockholm

Alexander Tysmbalyuk © Henriette Mielke
The Stockholm Concert Hall hosts the Göteborg Symphonic Orchestra and Opera Chorus for a concert performance of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov.
****1
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