This has been in the making for weeks after I caught the live stream of the Bayerische Staatsoper’s production of Les Vepres Siciliennes. The question remains. How well does the star-studded cast consisting of the young American spinto soprano Rachel Willis-Sorenson, the Italian lirico-spinto Leonardo Caimi, the Romanian dramatic baritone George Petean, and the Uruguayan bass-baritone Erwin Schrott? Find out in this review, enjoy, and have a blessed Easter week.
We have a cavalcade of dramatic superstars ranging from the industry veterans of Nina Stemme, Anja Kampe, John Lundgren, Ain Anger, and Simon O’Neill respectively as Brünnhilde, Sieglinde, Wotan, Hunding, and Siegmund to continuously blossoming talents like Ekaterina Gubanova as an electrifying Fricka on the helm in this minimalistic production of Wagner’s Die Walküre. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Christof Loy’s bleak, icy, and minimalistic production is headed by a cast of versatile and charismatic singing actors from different generations. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Meine verehrte, ehrwürdige und edle Dame Diana Damrau strikes again as the poignant yet youthful Antonia, the seductive yet tempestuous Giulietta, and the elusive and beautiful Stella and she is joined by a cast of veritable superstars from Michael Spyres to Olga Pudova to Nicolas Testé to Angela Brower.
Le grande e meravigliose Signore Joyce DiDonato and Daniela Barcellona stand tall as Semiramide and Arsace!
How well does Herr Klaus Florian Vogt hold up as the errant and flawed Tannhäuser? Find out in this review.