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Performer: Ulrich Reß

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MunichWozzeck

© Wilfried Hösl
Berg: Wozzeck
Vladimir Jurowski; Andreas Kriegenburg; Bavarian State Opera; Harald Thor; Andrea Schraad; Sir Simon Keenlyside; Anja Kampe

MunichDialogues des Carmélites

© Wilfried Hösl
Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites
Bertrand de Billy; Dmitri Tcherniakov; Bavarian State Opera; Elena Zaytseva; Kristian Paul; Miles Mykkanen

MunichDie Fledermaus

© Wilfried Hösl
Strauss II: Die Fledermaus
Friedrich Haider; Leander Haußmann; Bavarian State Opera; Bernhard Kleber; Doris Haußmann; Johannes Martin Kränzle; Rachel Willis-Sørensen

MunichUn ballo in maschera

© Wilfried Hösl
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
Paolo Carignani; Johannes Erath; Bavarian State Opera; Heike Scheele; Gesine Völlm; Joseph Calleja; Vladislav Sulimsky

MunichManon Lescaut

© Wilfried Hösl
Puccini: Manon Lescaut
Marco Armiliato; Hans Neuenfels; Bavarian State Opera; Stefan Mayer; Andrea Schmidt-Futterer; Sonya Yoncheva; Stefano La Colla
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Sometimes a flute is just a flute: Die Zauberflöte in Munich

Die Zauberflöte © Wilfried Hösl (2017)

The Bayerische Staatsoper revives once again a beloved production, with a first rate cast.

****1
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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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