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Désirée Rancatore (Nightingale), Brandon Jovanovich (Good Hope), James Johnson (Loyal Friend) & Martin Gantner (Hoopoe)
Los Angeles Opera Orchestra & Chorus, James Conlon (conductor) & Darko Tresnjak (stage director)
Walter Braunfel's Die Vögel is that very rare thing - a neglected work which really is worth reviving...The staging is colourful, with plenty of well-coordinated movement, and James Conlon conducts... — More…
Desirée Rancatore (Konstanze), Tobias Moretti (Bassa Selim), Javier Camarena (Belmonte), Rebecca Nelsen (Blonde), Thomas Ebenstein (Pedrillo), Kurt Rydl (Osmin)
Camerata Salzburg & Salzburger Bachchor, Hans Graf (conductor) & Adrian Marthaler (director)
Marthaler's production reimagines the opera as a modern-day tale of lust and temptation set in the rarefied world of high fashion...Camarena makes a nicely light, lyrical Belmonte, and there... — More…