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Performer: Vienna State Opera

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ViennaEugen OneginNew production

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Tomáš Hanus; Dmitri Tcherniakov; Vienna State Opera; Maria Danilova; Gleb Filshtinsky; Andrè Schuen

ViennaCavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci

Mascagni, Leoncavallo
Marco Armiliato; Jean-Pierre Ponnelle; Vienna State Opera; Eva-Maria Westbroek; Brian Jagde

ViennaA Midsummer Night's Dream

Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Simone Young; Irina Brook; Vienna State Opera; Nöelle Ginefri-Corbel; Magali Castellan; Lawrence Zazzo; Erin Morley

ViennaRoméo et Juliette

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
Evelino Pidò; Jürgen Flimm; Vienna State Opera; Patrick Woodroffe; Birgit Hutter; Irina Lungu; Michael Spyres

ViennaAriadne auf Naxos

Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos
Christian Thielemann; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Camilla Nylund; Erin Morley
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Double vision in Wiener Staatsoper's Entführung

Christian Nickel (Bassa Selim) and Lisette Oropesa (Konstanze) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Actors double up with singers in Hans Neuenfels' innovative production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail in Vienna. 
*****
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Konwitschny’s controversial Don Carlos a must-see in Vienna

Malin Byström (Elisabeth de Valois) and Jonas Kaufmann (Don Carlos) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
A five-hour operatic marathon as the full, five-act French version of Verdi's epic Don Carlos returns to the Staatsoper after a seven-year hiatus. 
*****
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An engaging revival of Simon Boccanegra at the Wiener Staatsoper

Najmiddin Mavlyanov (Gabriele), Plácido Domingo (Boccanegra) and Hibla Gerzmava (Amelia) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Tragic love, deceit, retribution... and Plácido Domingo. Despite its darkness, the Wiener Staatsoper's revival of Simon Boccanegra makes for an enjoyable evening. 
****1
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Puccini is Calaf in Wiener Staatsoper's Turandot

Roberto Alagna (Puccini/Calaf) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
A pleasurable evening of surprises in Marco Arturo Marelli’s Turandot.
****1
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Hero or villain? Don Giovanni at the Wiener Staatsoper

Ludovic Tézier (Don Giovanni) and Andrea Carroll (Zerlina) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
The Don is dark and light, the production somewhere in between, with strong singing and musical direction but stodgy staging. 
****1
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