At the end of Stefan Herheim’s new Berlin Ring, Götterdämmerung wipes the slate clean

GermanyGermany Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Soloists, actors, Chorus and Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin / Sir Donald Runnicles (conductor). Filmed (directed by Götz Filenius) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in November 2021 and now available on Marquee TV. (JPr)

Okka von der Damerau (Waltraute) and Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Bernd Uhlig

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Simon Stone’s Rust Belt Lucia di Lammermoor at the Met shows Nadine Sierra is one for the ages!

United StatesUnited States The Met: Live in HD – Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / Riccardo Frizza (conductor). Broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 21.5.2021. (JPr)

Javier Camarena (Edgardo) and Nadine Sierra (Lucia) on screen (c) Jonathan Tichler

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How Erik Snyder became the English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer 2022

United KingdomUnited Kingdom English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer 2022: Livestreamed from the Holloway Production Studio at the Mulryan Centre for Dance on London City Island, 19.5.2022. (JPr)

Precious Adams, Erik Snyder and Emilia Cadorin (c) ASH 

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The Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake revival is notable for Lauren Cuthbertson’s total emotional engagement

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Students of the Royal Ballet School, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Gavriel Heine (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and relayed to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 19.5.2022. (JPr)

Lauren Cuthbertson (Odette) and William Bracewell (Siegfried) (c) Bill Cooper

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For Stefan Herheim’s Berlin Siegfried ‘The play’s the thing’ as Clay Hilley impresses in the title role

GermanyGermany Wagner, Siegfried: Soloists, actors, Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin / Sir Donald Runnicles (conductor). Filmed (directed by Götz Filenius) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in November 2021 and now available on Marquee TV. (JPr)

Iain Paterson (Wanderer) and Jordan Shanahan (Alberich) © Bernd Uhlig

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