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Performer: Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke

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MunichWozzeck

Wozzeck
Berg: Wozzeck
Hartmut Haenchen; Andreas Kriegenburg; Bavarian State Opera; Harald Thor; Andrea Schraad; Christian Gerhaher; Gun-Brit Barkmin

MunichHänsel und Gretel

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Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Patrick Lange; Richard Jones; Bavarian State Opera; John Macfarlane; Samantha Hankey; Tara Erraught

MunichThe Bartered Bride

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

ZürichWozzeck

Wozzeck
Berg: Wozzeck
Hartmut Haenchen; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Michael Levine; Christian Gerhaher; Gun-Brit Barkmin

Dresden8. Symphoniekonzert

Schoenberg: Gurre-Lieder
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden; Christian Thielemann; Camilla Nylund; Christa Mayer; Stephen Gould; Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke
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A promising start to Staatsoper Berlin's Ring revival

Das Rheingold © Monika Rittershaus (2010)
Daniel Barenboim led a performance of deliberate tempo with a great ensemble of singers.  Guy Cassiers‘ production, while visually stunning at times, does little to enhance the performance.
***11
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In Amsterdam, McBurney's Die Zauberflöte continues to delight

Stanislas de Barbeyrac (Tamino) © Michel Schnater
Back for its third run at Dutch National Opera, with a satisfying cast, McBurney's staging wins new converts. 
****1
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A thrilling Gurrelieder from the Philharmonia

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Camilla Tilling © Camilla Greenwell | Philharmonia Orchestra
This was a superbly assured performance in which Esa-Pekka Salonen marshalled his forces with a clear-sighted vision to carve out an account brimming with intensity, energy and commitment.
****1
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Spectacular Gurrelieder revived at Dutch National Opera

Burkhard Fritz (Waldemar) © DNO 2018
An exemplary cast, an opulent orchestra and unforgettable images in Arnold Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder.
****1
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A boisterous romp at the Komische Oper

Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (Barbe-bleue) © Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de
Stefan Herheim packs puns and gags into a three-hour long show, but less could have been more. 
***11
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