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Performer: Ulrich Reß

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MunichDie Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus
Strauss II: Die Fledermaus
Friedrich Haider; Andreas Weirich; Bavarian State Opera; Bernhard Kleber; Doris Haußmann; Johannes Martin Kränzle; Annette Dasch

MunichThe Bartered Bride

The Bartered Bride
Smetana: The Bartered Bride
Tomáš Hanus; David Bösch; Bavarian State Opera; Patrick Bannwart; Falko Herold; Mirjam Mesak; Helena Zubanovich

MunichTurandot

Turandot
Puccini: Turandot
Giacomo Sagripanti; Carlus Padrissa; Bavarian State Opera; Roland Olbeter; Chu Uroz; Anna Netrebko; Yusif Eyvazov

MunichDie Zauberflöte

Die Zauberflöte
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Asher Fisch; August Everding; Bavarian State Opera; Helmut Lehberger; Jürgen Rose; Mika Kares; Pavol Breslik

MunichBoris Godunov

Boris Godunov
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Michail Jurowski; Calixto Bieito; Bavarian State Opera; Rebecca Ringst; Ingo Krügler; Dmitry Ulyanov; Giorgi Sturua
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Michael Volle leaps in for Munich's Meistersinger

Markus Eiche (Beckmesser) © Wilfried Hösl (2016)
Michael Volle and Klaus Florian Vogt demonstrate that they are indeed master singers in Munich, despite adversity, in a revival of David Bösch's contemporary production.
****1
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House arrested: Janáček's last opera in Munich

Bo Skovhus (Šiškov) and Chorus © Wilfried Hösl
The profusion of images and ideas in Frank Castorf's Bavarian Staatsoper production of From the House of the Dead threatens to rob Janáček's opera of its humanity.
***11
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A Rosenkavalier of masterly élan

Peter Rose and Adrienne Pieczonka © Stefan Cohen
Kirill Petrenko’s second night at Carnegie Hall packed a punch as the orchestra of the Bayerische Staatsoper delved deep into Strauss’ score, supporting an impressive cast of singers.
****1
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Testé, Spyres and Pudova stand out in Hoffmann

Olga Pudova (Olympia) © Wilfried Hösl
Offenbach's vivid setting of E.T.A. Hoffmann's fantastic tales gets an enjoyable outing, with Spyres, Testé and Pudova the undoubted stars of the show.
***11
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Top voices, high drama in Andrea Chénier

Anja Harteros (Maddalena di Coigny) and Jonas Kaufmann (Andrea Chénier) © Wilfried Hösl
With superb singing from Harteros, Salsi and Kaufmann, this production makes a strong case for Andrea Chénier’s continued presence in the repertoire.
****1
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