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Performer: Wilhelm Schwinghammer

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ParisL'Or du RhinNew production

Wagner: Das Rheingold
Philippe Jordan; Calixto Bieito; Opéra national de Paris; Rebecca Ringst; Ingo Krügler; Iain Paterson; Lauri Vasar

BayreuthDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Philippe Jordan; Barrie Kosky; Rebecca Ringst; Klaus Bruns; Michael Volle; Johannes Martin Kränzle

BayreuthTannhäuser

Wagner: Tannhäuser
Axel Kober; Tobias Kratzer; Rainer Sellmaier; Lise Davidsen; Ekaterina Gubanova

BayreuthDas RheingoldNew production

Wagner: Das Rheingold
Pietari Inkinen; Valentin Schwarz; Andrea Cozzi; Andy Besuch; Günther Groissböck; Raimund Nolte

BayreuthSiegfriedNew production

Wagner: Siegfried
Pietari Inkinen; Valentin Schwarz; Andrea Cozzi; Andy Besuch; Andreas Schager; Arnold Bezuyen
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Stag do: David Bösch's loveless Lustige Weiber at the Staatsoper

René Pape (Sir John Falstaff) © Monika Rittershaus
Barenboim conducts Otto Nicolai's Falstaff opera with a warmth and affection that is sorely lacking on stage. 
***11
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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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