The joy of Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Aspen Music Festival helps heal an untimely death

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival [5]: Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, Colorado, 16-18.7.2021. (HS)

Ricardo José-Rivera (Papageno), Amani Cole-Felder (Pamina) and Patrick Summers (conductor) (c) Elle Logan

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‘It’s opera, Jim, but not as we know it’: Simon Stone’s Tristan und Isolde gets on the metro to Aix-en-Provence

FranceFrance Aix-en-Provence Festival 2021 [1] – Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Actors, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Livestreamed (directed by Corentin Leconte) from Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, and available on Arte Concert until 30.8.2023. (JPr)

Act I: Stuart Skelton (Tristan) & Nina Stemme (Isolde) (c) Jean-Louis Fernandez

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There is huge applause at Munich’s Tristan und Isolde for Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros and Kirill Petrenko

GermanyGermany Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Bavarian State Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Nationaltheater, Munich, 4.7.2021 (ALL)

Jonas Kaufmann (Tristan) and Anja Harteros (Isolde) © W. Hösl

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