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Sara Jakubiak (Helene), Brian Jagde (The Stranger), Josef Wagner (The Ruler), Okka von der Damerau (The Messenger), Derek Welton (The Doorman), Burkhard Ulrich (The Blind Judge), Gideon Poppe (The Young Man)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Marc Albrecht, Christof Loy
Marc Albrecht and his orchestra are familiar, so their excellence is no surprise. But the three lead singers are relative unknowns—and their stupendous performances leave you wondering why. [Sara... — More…
Elena Tsallagova (Donna Clara), Emily Magee (Ghita), David Butt Philip (Der Zwerg), Mick Morris Mehnert (Der Zwerg - actor), Philipp Jekal (Don Estoban)
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Donald Runnicles, Tobias Kratzer (director)
This is a work that deliberately challenges audiences, but which is here played with a breathtaking combination of imagination and responsibility. Zemlinsky’s lush masterpiece is vividly presented... — More…
Dinara Alieva (Magda de Civry), Charles Castronovo (Ruggero Lastouc), Alexandra Hutton (Lisette), Alvaro Zambrano (Prunier), Stephen Bronk, Noel Bouley, Matthew Newlin, Thomas Lehmann, Siobhan Stagg, Elbenita Kajtazi, Stephanie Lauricella, Carlton Ford
Orchestra and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper...
Villázon shows admirable restraint in a straightforward, stylish production that contains a good deal of charm…there’s a rich darkness to [Alieva’s] voice, especially in Doretta’s Dream…Castronovo’s... — More…
Patrizia Ciofi (soprano), Noa Frenkel, Dietrich Henschel (baritone), Terry Wey (counter-tenor), Ensemble Nikel, SWR Experimentalstudio, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Johannes Kalitzke
The vocal lines are mostly functional, but in the end it’s Czernowin’s luminous orchestral writing, with its ravishing electronic enhancements and a small chorus of voices in the pit, that compels... — More…
Plácido Domingo, Anna Netrebko & Rolando Villazón, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Marco Armiliato
For all the reek of marketing hype, there's a real sense of occasion, our greatest living tenor benignly crowning superstar successors who promise comparable art and intelligence. — More…
Iana Salenko (Princess Aurora), Marian Walter (Prince Désiré), Rishat Yulbarisov (Carabosse), Sarah Mestrovic (Lilac Fairy), Michael Banzhaf (King Florestan) & Beatrice Knop (The Queen)
Soloists and Corps De Ballet of the Staatsballett Berlin & Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin,...
Iana Salenko (Clara & the Sugar Plum Fairy), Marian Walter (Nutcracker & Prince Coqueluche), Michael Banzhaf (Drosselmayer), Arshak Ghalumyan (Mouse King), Elena Iseki (Young Clara) & Linus Schmidt (Fritz)
Staatsballett Berlin, Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Robert Reimer
Michaela Kaune (Jenufa), Jennifer Larmore (Kostelnicka Buryjovka), Will Hartmann (Laca Klemen), Ladislav Elgr (Števa Buryja) & Hanna Schwarz (Grandmother Buryjovka)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Donald Runnicles (conductor) & Christof Loy (stage director)
If you like dramaturgical solutions to an opera hinted at rather than spelt out in capitals, this revival of Christof Loy's 2012 Deutsche Oper production may please. The action is lightly moved... — More…