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Don Carlo from Verdi: ascent into madness?

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Don Carlo Premiere 30.09.2017 // Don Carlo (Gaston Rivero) © Kirsten Nijhof

Verdi’s Don Carlo to play twice again this month at Oper Leipzig.

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‘Tis the season for Cinderella, Rossini style

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La Cenerentola Premiere // Angelina (Wallis Giunta) & Don Ramiro (Matteo Macchioni) © Kirsten Nijhof

Perfect day after Boxing Day activity!

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Leipzigers discover Gilbert and Sullivan

in Opera/Opinion/Reviews
Photo of Frederick Hobbs, James Hay and Bertha Lewis in The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan, 1919. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Photo of Frederick Hobbs, James Hay and Bertha Lewis in The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan, 1919. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The Pirates of Penzance, playing at the Musikalische Komödie of Leipzig, features superb singing and acting of a British comic opera classic in German.

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Bayreuth: our personal pilgrimage for Wagner

in Opera/Travel
Richard Wagner

Welcome to the holy grail of festival tickets in Germany.

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Rossini’s unmissable ball

in Opera/Stage
Rossini's La Cenerentola at Leipzig Oper, photo by Kirsten Nijhof

La Cenerentola at Oper Leipzig: formidable flood of a music which reflects the larger-than-life personality of Rossini.

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