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Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, 11.01.2017
Philippe Jaroussky, Sir Bryn Terfel, Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Pavol Breslik, Hanna-Elisabeth Müller
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Ensemble Praetorius, NDR Choir, Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Thomas Hengelbrock
There are plenty of musical highlights – oboist Kalev Kuljus’s exquisite ‘Pan’, from Britten’s Six Metamorphoses after Ovid; a lithe, light-textured finale from Messiaen’s Turangalila Symphony;... — More…
Maria Bengtsson (Fiordiligi), Jurgita Adamonyte (Dorabella), Pavol Breslik (Ferrando), Stéphane Degout (Guglielmo), Rebecca Evans (Despina), Thomas Allen (Don Alfonso)
Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Thomas Hengelbrock, Jonathan Miller
It’s a wry take on the opera, Miller emphasising that the plot is not so much about testing the fiancées’ faithfulness, but an adventure in self-discovery. — More…
Patricia Bardon (Agrippina), Jake Arditti (Nerone), Danielle de Niese (Poppea), Filippo Mineccia (Ottone), Mika Kares (Claudio), Damien Pass (Pallante), Tom Verney (Narciso), Christoph Siedl (Lesbo)
Balthasar Neumann Ensemble, Thomas Hengelbrock, Robert Carsen
Carsen’s production…is a paradox that is simultaneously sophisticated and clumsy…On the other hand, [he] presents characters, their interactions and motivations with cleverness, wit and flawless... — More…
Orpheus - Yann Bridard (ballet), Maria Riccarda Wesseling (opera), Eurydice - Marie-Agnès Gillot (ballet), Julia Kleiter (opera), Amor - Miteki Kudo (ballet ) & Sunhae Im (opera)
Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris & Balthasar-Neumann Chor & Ensemble, Thomas Hengelbrock
Even though I’m a bit allergic to Bausch’s brand of Teutonic gloom, I can’t deny that this has a rare emotional intensity which grows out of the music. — More…