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Tri Sestri at the Wiener Staatsoper

Tri Sestri at the Wiener Staatsoper

Péter Eötvös’ Tri Ses­tri Receives Rau­cous Pre­miere at the Wiener Staat­sop­er The applause and screams at the pre­miere were rau­cous­ly fre­net­ic – and while the hys­te­ria seemed a bit exag­ger­at­ed, an ener­get­i­cal­ly pos­i­tive recep­tion was com­plete­ly jus­ti­fied. READ MORE

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Macbeth at the Vienna Staatsoper

Macbeth at the Vienna Staatsoper

Chris­t­ian Räth’s Mac­beth enjoys a bloody pre­mière at the Vien­na Staat­sop­er Bra­vo to the Haus am Ring for a bloody good night of music, dra­ma and beau­ty – an excel­lent first pre­mière of the sea­son. READ MORE

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Kožená and Uchida at the Staatsoper

Kožená and Uchida at the Staatsoper

Mag­dale­na Kožená and Mit­suko Uchi­da – an apt­ly named “Solis­ten­abend” at the Staat­sop­er In their recital togeth­er Wednes­day night at the Wiener Staat­sop­er, mez­zo Mag­dale­na Kožená and star pianist Mit­suko Uchi­da remind­ed their audi­ences that they are won­der­ful­ly capa­ble musi­cians capa­ble of great col­or, finesse and tech­ni­cal

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Khovanshchina at the Staatsoper

Khovanshchina at the Staatsoper

Kho­van­shchi­na at the Staat­sop­er: A musi­cal feast, but a direc­to­r­i­al deba­cle Kho­van­shchi­na offers ample oppor­tu­ni­ty for mas­sive, haunt­ing and grandiose vocal dis­play,  beau­ti­ful­ly real­ized by a remark­able cast led by Ain Anger, Ele­na Max­i­mo­va and Fer­ruc­cio Furlan­et­to. READ MORE

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Petibon as Manon

Petibon as Manon

Peti­bon debuts as Massenet’s Manon at the “Haus am Ring” Patri­cia Peti­bon man­ages to por­tray an absolute­ly charm­ing Manon. She spans the space between inno­cence and world­li­ness and remains con­sis­tent­ly ener­getic and delight­ful. READ MORE

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The Cunning Little Vixen in Vienna

The Cunning Little Vixen in Vienna

A fairy tale finale: Otto Schenk’s The Cun­ning Lit­tle Vix­en in Vien­na Janacek turned, after a life of much unrest and com­plex­i­ty, to a theme of appar­ent sim­plic­i­ty shroud­ing much more com­plex issues: a fairy tale. READ MORE

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Harteros and Rieger Solistenabend

Harteros and Rieger Solistenabend

Har­teros and Rieger breeze through a “Solis­ten­abend” of Wolf and Strauss at the Staat­sop­er The duo toss of three encores before breez­ing off into the night, send­ing their audi­ence off to their beds, already com­plete­ly and utter­ly sat­is­fied.  READ MORE

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Lohengrin at the Staatsoper

Lohengrin at the Staatsoper

The Staatsoper’s new Lohen­grin: too much opera for such con­fined stag­ing Nobody puts Wag­n­er in a cor­ner: the Staatsoper’s new Lohen­grin has some excel­lent qual­i­ties, but ulti­mate­ly just needs more space.  READ MORE

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Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s recital delights the Staatsoper

Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s recital delights the Staatsoper

Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s recital delights the Staat­sop­er audi­ence At the cloak­room, it was already clear that this evening was not going to be stan­dard fare at the Staat­sop­er. Russ­ian was in the air, and Rus­sians had bought their fair share of the tick­ets to this com­plete­ly sold out

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