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Venue: Opernhaus, Leipzig

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AddressD 04109 Leipzig
Saxony
Germany
Google maps51° 20' 25.674" N 12° 22' 53.267" E
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LeipzigDie Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)

© Tom Schulze
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Christoph Gedschold; Ralf Nürnberger; Oper Leipzig; Yadegar Asisi; Claudia Rühle; Patrick Vogel; Olena Tokar

LeipzigLa traviata

© Tom Schulze
Verdi: La traviata
Christoph Gedschold; Andreas Homoki; Oper Leipzig; Frank Philipp Schlößmann; Gabriele Jaenecke; Olga Jelínková; Olena Tokar

LeipzigMadama Butterfly

© Kirsten Nijhof
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Felix Bender; Aron Stiehl; Oper Leipzig; Matthias Foremny; Frank Philipp Schlößmann; Sven Bindseil; Sae-Kyung Rim

LeipzigL'elisir d'amore

© Kirsten Nijhof
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
Felix Bender; Rolando Villazón; Oper Leipzig; Johannes Leiacker; Thibault Vancraenenbroeck; Olga Jelínková; Bianca Tognocchi

LeipzigSoto / Scholz / Schröder

Soto / Scholz / Schröder
Lang, Schumann, Copland
Cayetano Soto; Uwe Scholz; Mario Schröder; Leipziger Ballett; Matthias Foremny; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

LeipzigSalome

© Kirsten Nijhof
Strauss R.: Salome
Ulf Schirmer; Aron Stiehl; Oper Leipzig; rosalie; Jennifer Holloway; Elisabet Strid

LeipzigLohengrinNew production

Lohengrin
Wagner: Lohengrin
Ulf Schirmer; Katharina Wagner; Oper Leipzig; Marc Löhrer; Thomas Kaiser; Michael Weinius; Kathrin Göring

LeipzigDornröschen – Once upon a dream

Dornröschen – Once upon a dream
Tchaikovsky: Dornröschen – Once upon a dream
Jeroen Verbruggen; Leipziger Ballett; Felix Bender; Andrea Sanguineti; Chiara Stephenson; Charlie Le Mindu
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An electrifying Carmen from Oper Leipzig

Leonardo Caimi (Don José) and Kathrin Göring (Carmen) © Kirsten Nijhof
With an excellent cast and sumptuous orchestral playing, Oper Leipzig delivers a vivid evening of enjoyment.
****1
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Leipzig's Ring Cycle concludes with a satisfying Götterdämmerung

The piano becomes Siegfried's funeral berth © Tom Schulze
Despite some weakness in the main singers, the overall level of musical performances was consistently high in Leipzig, with a stark and effective production.
****1
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Magnificent singers, orchestra and production in a Leipzig Siegfried

Rúni Brattaberg (Fafner) © Tom Schulze
Siegfried in Leipzig succeeds on all fronts: an engaging production, a great ensemble of singers and a well-conducted orchestra.
****1
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Die Walküre is full of anxiety in Leipzig

Markus Marquardt (Wotan) and Eva Johansson (Brünnhilde), different cast © Tom Schulze
Die Walküre in Leipzig turns the family drama into a tragedy of fear and anxiety, with glimpse of hope at the end.
****1
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Humorous Das Rheingold in Leipzig

Stephan Klemm (Fasolt), James Moelenhoff Fafner), Sandra Trattnigg (Freia), Karin Lovelius Fricka) © Tom Schulze
Oper Leipzig's Das Rheingold unfolds with no set changes, giving Wagner's music plenty of opportunities to fuel the imagination.
***11
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An outstanding debut in new Leipzig Salome

Elisabet Strid (Salome) © Kirsten Nijhof
In a state of almost child-like transfiguration and fulfilment, Strid's voice fully encompassed the extremes of the last scene.
****1
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A great night for a Gounod rarity in Leipzig

Mathias Vidal (Cinq-Mars), Jonathan Michie (de Thou), Fabienne Conrad (Prinzessin Marie de Gonzague) © Tom Schulze
An outstanding cast and Anthony Pilavachi's excellent production make a compelling case for Cinq-Mars at Oper Leipzig.
****1
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Verve and commitment from new Freischütz

Thomas Mohr (Max) and Verena Hierholzer (Samiel) © Ida Zenna
Christian von Götz's production doesn't all work, but he makes a viable, thought-provoking and entertaining show out of Weber's spooky classic.
****1
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