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Performer: Thomas Ebenstein

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ViennaAriadne auf Naxos

Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos
Christian Thielemann; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Camilla Nylund; Erin Morley

ViennaHänsel und Gretel

Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Cornelius Meister; Adrian Noble; Vienna State Opera; Anthony Ward; Virginie Verrez; Slávka Zámečníková

ViennaDie Fledermaus

Strauss II: Die Fledermaus
Cornelius Meister; Otto Schenk; Vienna State Opera; Günther Schneider-Siemssen; Milena Canonero; Jörg Schneider; Laura Aikin

ViennaAriadne auf Naxos

Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos
Bertrand de Billy; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Lise Davidsen; Erin Morley

ViennaLes Contes d'Hoffmann

Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Axel Kober; Andrei Serban; Vienna State Opera; Richard Hudson; Juan Diego Flórez; Sabine Devieilhe
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Camilla Nylund makes impressive Met debut in Rosenkavalier revival

Camilla Nylund (Marschallin) © Karen Almond | Met Opera
The Met revives Robert Carsen's updated production of Der Rosenkavalier with a strong cast led by Camilla Nylund.  Sir Simon Rattle led the Met Orchestra in an inspired and detailed reading of the score.
*****
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A spirited Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Wiener Staatsoper

Lawrence Zazzo (Oberon) and Erin Morley (Tytania) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Countertenor Lawrence Zazzo is more than at home in the role of Oberon, and possesses a vocal quality ideal for the scheming king of the fairies, simultaneously eerie and seductive.
****1
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Girl power rules: Vienna State Opera with Die Frau ohne Schatten

Evelyn Herlitzius (Nurse), Camilla Nylund (Empress), Nina Stemme (Dyer's wife) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pohn
The outstanding trio of Nylund, Stemme and Herlitzius soars above a Vienna State Opera Orchestra in thunderous form, led by Christian Thielemann to celebrate the Staatsoper's 150th birthday in style.
****1
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A chilling merry-go-round: Prokofiev’s The Gambler in Vienna

Misha Didyk © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
High intensity girl power for a complex task: Simone Young shines in the pit, Karoline Gruber’s staging convinces with expertise and attention to detail.
****1
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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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