A Generally Outstanding Die Walküre on the Second Day of Berlin’s Ring Cycle

17/04/2017

Wagner, Die Walküre: Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper / Donald Runnicles (conductor), Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 14.4.2017. (JMI)

Die Walküre © B. Stöss

Deutsche Oper’s Die Walküre © B Stöss

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Berlin Bids Farewell to Götz Friedrich’s Production of The Ring

17/04/2017

Wagner, Das Rheingold: Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper / Donald Runnicles (conductor), Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 13.4.2017. (JMI)

Deutsche Oper's <i>Das Rheingold</i> © B Stöss

Das Rheingold © B. Stöss

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A Swashbuckler with a Voice of Gold – Shi Yijie Triumphs as Edgardo

16/04/2017

Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Soloists, China NCPA Orchestra and Chorus / Daniel Oren (conductor), Tianqiao Performing Arts Center, Beijing, 12.4.2017. (RP)

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Lucia di Lammermoor © NCPA

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Much to Celebrate in Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Berlin Staatsoper

12/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (3). Strauss – Die Frau ohne Schatten: Soloists, Dancers, Children’s Chorus (chorus master; Vinzenz Weissenburger), Staatsopern Chor Berlin (chorus master: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin / Zubin Mehta (conductor). Schiller Theater, Berlin, 9.4.2017. (MB)

Photo credit: Hans-Jörg Michel.

Berlin Festtage – Die Frau ohne Schatten (c) Hans-Jörg Michel.

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A Parsifal That Will Not Let Go

11/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (2). Wagner – Parsifal: Soloists, Staatsopernchor Berlin (chorus master: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Schiller Theater, Berlin, 8.4.2017. (MB)

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Berlin Festtage 2017 – Parsifal (c) Ruth Walz

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Mozart’s Magic Flute Weaves its Magic in Gothenburg

05/04/2017

Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists and Chorus of Gothenburg Opera, dancers, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra / Henrik Schaefer (conductor), Gothenburg Opera main stage, 1.4.2017. (NS) Read more

The Komische Oper’s Colourful Portrayal of The Fair at Sorochintsy

04/04/2017

Mussorgsky, The Fair at Sorochintsy: Orchestra, Children’s Chorus (chorus mistress: Dagmar Fiebach) and Chorus of the Komische Oper, Berlin (chorus master: David Cavelius), Vocalconsort Berlin / Henrik Nánási (conductor). Komische Oper, Berlin, 2.4.2017. (MB)

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Mussorgsky’s The Fair at Sorochintsy (c) Monika Rittershaus

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From Turin to Geneva: Manon Lescaut under Gianandrea Noseda

02/04/2017

Puccini, Manon Lescaut (concert performance): Soloists, Chorus of the Teatro Regio di Torino / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Théâtre des Nations, Geneva, 30.3.2017. (ALL) Read more

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