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.
Deutsche Oper Berlin
After a two-month hiatus, I am back with a review of a Meyerbeer opera starring a young, enamored peasant girl from bucolic Breton whose head is in the clouds. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
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.
Graduating from the role of Schlemil, Byung Gil Kim now tackles the roles of the licentiously low-down Lindorf, the craftily creepy Coppélius, the magnificently malevolent Miracle, and the deviously debonair Dapertutto. How did he fare in these vile villains? Find out in my review.
Ekaterina Siurina, a coloratura soprano of such pristinely precise vocal beauty and indubitably immense dedication to her craft, tackles the role of the iconically poignant seamstress with a malady Mimí. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
Three fascinatingly proud singers of great stature and massive potential stepped up to the podium to fill the evening with songs from two seminal German composers. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
Coming into his own in the leading tenor roles is none other than Attilio Glaser, whose career has been opening new doors especially with this iconic poet in love. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
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.