It was another first time to discover a new opera in the exploration journey – it was the first time to hear Verdi’s Les Vêpres
The performance of “La traviata” while booking tickets for Munich opera festival was not an intentional choice – my prime target was another Verdi gem
My intent when booking the ticket for another “Tales of Hoffmann” was to see Aleksandra Kurzak interpreting all 4 roles, and to see how Ildar
That was a second consecutive night in Munich with the production of Krzysztof Warlikowski at the Munich Opera Festival – following the very successful premiere
My first encounter with Fromenthal Halévy and La Juive in opera exploration adventure was approached with care: I have consciously avoided watching premiere streaming and
La Boheme was the third performance on this year’s Munich Opera Festival visit, and the main driver for the choice was Sonya Yoncheva as Mimi.