Four of Deutsche Oper Berlin’s finest mainstay singers. One pianist who exuded elegance and charm. One reader who exuded unique lovability. Two of the greatest classical composers. One fine evening of song. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
Byung Gil Kim
Conquering the stage and the screen for many years as an actress and stage director , let us see how Katharina Thalbach fared as an opera director with this particular production of Barber of Seville. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
Boasting a versatile repertoire ranging from the comical roles of Papageno and Guglielmo to the more dramatic roles of Telramund and Beckmesser, let us now venture to see how Martin Gantner fared as Kurwenal. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
With an ever-strengthening vocal presence, heaps of discipline, and a phenomenal technique by his side, how did Alfred Kim fare as Calaf, a role he has been specializing for many years? Find out in my review.
Boasting such a vast repertoire from playing vibrant young men to sexy, sumptuous, sinuous seductresses, how did this mezzo-soprano fare in one of her signature roles? Enjoy my review to find out and let me know your opinions as well.
Two singers whose voices I have heard for the first time embodying the mythical ice princess and the intrepid warrior prince. Two singers who have made their role debuts as an old King of Tartar and a sweet slave girl. How well did they all hold up in the end? Find out more in this review.
Florian Sempey rises to the challenge to take on the role of Hamlet the Prince of Denmark, whose quest to avenge his father’s murder unravels in this concert version of Ambroise Thomas’s opera of the same name. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Fresh from his role debut as the Venetian Moor in Toronto, Canada, Russell Thomas brought this iconic tragic hero to Berlin where he was joined by a cavalcade of superstars, including the pristine Guanqun Yu and the dynamic George Gagnidze. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Let us see how this mezzo-soprano who boasts such a wide-ranging repertoire fared as this iconic gypsy anti-heroine. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Two Hispanic operatic aces of the twenty-first century, one who is a young lyric coloratura soprano from Madrid, Spain and is on the cusp of international acclaim and the other who is a light lyric tenor from Hermosillo, Mexico and has been a well-established Bel Canto star for decades, tackle the iconic Scottish star-crossed lovers.