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Performer: Wilhelm Schwinghammer

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BerlinDie lustigen Weiber von WindsorNew production

Nicolai: Merry Wives of Windsor, The (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor)
Daniel Barenboim; David Bösch; Staatsoper Berlin; Thomas Guggeis; Patrick Bannwart; Falko Herold; René Pape

HamburgLe nozze di Figaro

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Riccardo Minasi; Stefan Herheim; Hamburg State Opera; Christof Hetzer; Gesine Völlm; Christoph Pohl; Christiane Karg

Hamburg5th Philharmonic Concert

Dusapin, Haydn
Hamburg Philharmonic; Kent Nagano; Iveta Apkalna; Katharina Konradi; Christina Bock; Bernhard Berchtold

HamburgDer fliegende Holländer

Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Christof Prick; Marco Arturo Marelli; Hamburg State Opera; Dagmar Niefind; Andrzej Dobber; Allison Oakes

ParisL'Or du RhinNew production

Wagner: Das Rheingold
Philippe Jordan; Calixto Bieito; Opéra national de Paris; Rebecca Ringst; Ingo Krügler; Iain Paterson; Lauri Vasar
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Uwe Eric Laufenberg’s Bayreuth take on Parsifal

Elena Panktratova (Kundry) and Andreas Schager (Parsifal) © Bayreuther Festspiele | Enrico Nawrath
Despite its enigmatic details, Bayreuth's Parsifal reaches a cathartic climax. 
****1
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Kosky’s Meistersinger conquers Bayreuth again

Klaus Florian Vogt (Walther) and Michael Volle (Hans Sachs) © Bayreuther Festspiele | Enrico Nawrath
Kosky’s production manages to maintain all hallmarks of a 16th-century fairy tale, while juxtaposing them with questions of deep human, political and artistic problems. Regietheater at its best.
*****
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Tobias Kratzer's provocative Tannhäuser opens at Bayreuth

Stephen Gould (Tannhäuser), Elena Zhidkova (Venus) and Manni Laudenbach © Bayreuther Festspiele | Enrico Nawrath
Yesterday, the Bayreuth Festspielhaus, where devotees of Richard Wagner converge annually from all over the world, opened its doors again for this year’s festival. Traditionally presented on the first evening, the new production for this season was Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg (to use the opera’s full name), presented to a capacity audience.
***11
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Aix Easter Festival: Janowski conducts Ein Deutsches Requiem

Marek Janowski conducts Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem © Caroline Doutre
Janowski's concept rang consistently true and the musicians did him proud.
***11
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Deception reigns in Loy’s Der Rosenkavalier in Stockholm

Adrian Angelico (Octavian) © Sara Strandlund
Malin Byström convinces as the Feldmarschallin with Adrian Angelico as a strong Octavian, under the baton of Alan Gilbert.
****1
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