Ah, Kabale und Liebe, known in English as Intrigue and Love, by Friedrich von Schiller. When this piece of German theater is put into opera by one of Italy’s most influential composers of the mid-19th century, then high-caliber singing is to be expected to serve the drama well, especially when there is a solid cast consisting of Marina Rebeka, Ivan Magrì, George Petean, Marko Mimica, Ante Jerkunica, and Judit Kutasi. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
The pristine Pavol Breslik and the amazing Amir Katz lead a liltingly lovely Lieder Abend.
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.
What a way to celebrate gaining 400 subscribers with five fine string musicians making extraordinary music.
‘Twas an evening of some of the finest and classiest musicians standing up to the podium and doing their thing.
A heavenly first foray into the Bayerische Staatsoper courtesy of La Grande Madame et Déesse Diana Damrau!
Summer break is finally here and my first destination is the home of the Bayerische Staatsoper itself, Munich! Und wie wir auf Deutsch sagen, schöne Ferien und bleib dran. Alles Gute und Liebe!