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Werther

When Goethe published The Sorrows of Young Werther in 1774 he was criticised as idealizing acts of suicide. Many readers have simplified the message a...
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Carmen

My most vivid memory of a Carmen goes back to the mid 80’s when I was privileged to watch Zeffirelli’s own production at the Staatsoper Wien with Tere...
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Dido And Aeneas

There were two prominent precedents set in this production. Firstly, the Rishon le’Zion Symphonic Orchestra, a regular in the pit of the Israeli Opera...
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Don Carlo

This was a classic opera production, a remake of original direction and design made for several Spanish opera companies. The story is grave, and so is...
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Don Giovanni

This was an absolutely amazing, sophisticated, breathtaking opera production, definitely one of the best in recent memory at the Tel Aviv Opera House....
A Midsummer Night’s Dream The Israeli Opera, Tel-Aviv
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Midsummer Night’s Dream

This review must begin with applause to people whose names do not appear in the list of credits below: the management of the Israeli Opera House. For ...
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La Boheme

While in most new opera productions I expect a new approach, a creative twist out of the traditional staging and setting...
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Madama Butterfly

The challenge of any production of Madama Butterfly is how to keep the tension of the audience during the ...
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La Forza Del Destino

I can’t recall any other world class opera production where you could attribute the phenomenal success of the evening to two Israeli super-talents.
Faust, Istraeli Opera Tel-Aviv
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Faust

An unforgettable opera experience, thanks first and foremost to Stefano Poda’s breathtaking direction and design. The photos that accompany each of th...