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Venue: Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg

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Address5020 Salzburg
Austria
Google maps47° 47' 55.032" N 13° 2' 30.253" E
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SalzburgBeethoven

Beethoven
Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Philippe Jordan

SalzburgSWR Symphonieorchester · Currentzis

Shostakovich: Symphony no. 7 in C major, "Leningrad" Op.60
SWR Symphony Orchestra; Teodor Currentzis

SalzburgAdriana Lecouvreur

Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur
Marco Armiliato; Anna Netrebko; Nicola Alaimo; Yusif Eyvazov; Anita Rachvelishvili

SalzburgVienna Philharmonic · Blomstedt

Mahler: Symphony no. 9 in D major
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Herbert Blomstedt

SalzburgMédéeNew production

Cherubini: Médée
Thomas Hengelbrock; Simon Stone; Bob Cousins; Mel Page; Elena Stikhina; Rosa Feola

SalzburgRecital Sokolov

Beethoven, Brahms
Grigory Sokolov, Piano

SalzburgSymphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks 1 · Jansons

Beethoven, Shostakovich
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Yannick Nézet-Séguin

SalzburgVienna Philharmonic · Welser-Möst

Wagner, Strauss R., Shostakovich
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Franz Welser-Möst; Asmik Grigorian; Matthias Goerne
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Jansons trumps Neuenfels' tame Pique Dame in Salzburg

Evgenia Muraveva (Lisa) and Brandon Jovanovich (Hermann) © Monika Rittershaus
Mariss Jansons and the Vienna Philharmonic do the real storytelling as Hans Neuenfels' staging underwhelms.
***11
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Netrebko triumphs as Aida

Anna Netrebko (Aida) © Salzburger Festspiele | Monika Rittershaus
Muti's reading of the score is extraordinary, both for its sophistication and originality.
****1
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Socking the audience between the eyes

Andris Nelsons and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra © Salzburger Festspiele | Marco Borrelli
Youth was a hindrance rather than a virtue in this testosterone-driven performance which sought more than anything to sock the audience between the eyes
***11
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Murderously brilliant: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Salzburg

Nina Stemme (Katerina) © Salzburger Festspiele | Thomas Aurin
Under Mariss Jansons, the Vienna Philharmonic are on top form in Shostakovich's opera; together with a top class cast of singers, they create sonic and emotional intoxication.
*****
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Riccardo Muti works his magic in Salzburg

Riccardo Muti and the Vienna Philharmonic © Salzburger Festspiele / Marco Borrelli
The Vienna Philharmonic may have loathed Bruckner in the past, but are today unparalleled interpreters of his music.
****1
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Strauss's Die Liebe der Danae returns to Salzburg

Krassimira Stoyanova (Danae) © Salzburger Festspiele | Forster
Strauss' penultimate opera is treated to a lavish if superficial staging at the Salzburg Festival, but the real rewards come from the musical performance of this unjustly neglected work.
****1
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Manon from heaven at the Salzburg Festival

Yusif Eyvazov and Anna Netrebko © Salzburger Festspiele / Marco Borrelli
A starrily cast performance of Puccini's early opera transcended the limitations of concert presentation to provide a very moving and musically rewarding account of the drama.
****1
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Vienna is the true heroine in Kupfer's new Der Rosenkavalier

Harry Kupfer updates the action of Der Rosenkavalier to the early 20th century in an evocative production for the Salzburg Festival.
***11
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