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3 September 2014
René Pape Reviews

Tristan und Isolde

Salzburg Festival

"Tristan Projekt": Wo das Zuhören immer siegt
23 Aug 14 / Salzburger Nachtrichten
Ein Drittel Liebesrausch
23 Aug 14 / Wiener Zeitung
Liebstaumel als Zipdatei
23 Aug 14 / Der Standard
Farbenreicher Klangzauber
23 Aug 14 / Opernnetz
Liebestaumel kurz aber intensiv
23 Aug 14 / Dreh Punkt Kultur
Wagners "Tristan" als Best-of-Show
23 Aug 14 / Kurier
A strange Wagnerian ‘project’
23 Aug 14 / The New Criterion

Tristan und Isolde

Teatro Colón

Barenboim in a homeland Tristan und Isolde
15 Aug 14 / Seen and Heard
Barenboim unerring in short Tristan at Colón
10 Aug 14 / Buenos Aires Herald
Morte d’amore e trionfo di musica
9 Aug 14 / L'Ape musicale


Teatro alla Scala

Elektra in memoria
10 Jun 14 / Teatro.Org
"En recuerdo de Patrice Chéreau"
31 May 14 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
27 May 14 / L'Ape musicale
Quindici minuti di applausi per una serata straordinaria
20 May 14 / Operaclick (Ita)
La furia di Elektra
19 May 14 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)


Staatsoper Unter den Linden

Venusberg to Wartburg
7 May 14 / Mundo Clásico (English)
Ce grand Tannhäuser bénéficie d’une distribution de haut vol.
28 Apr 14 / Anaclase
Die Musiker retten den Abend
26 Apr 14 / rbb Kulturradio
Tannhäuser: oír para creer
25 Apr 14 / El Mundo
Wagner's Tannhauser and Verdi's Simon Boccanegra at Festtage 2014 in Berlin
24 Apr 14 / Express
A tremendous Tannhäuser led the way in Daniel Barenboim's whirlwind Staatsoper festival in Berlin
20 Apr 14 / The Observer
Tannhäuser mit Tanz
18 Apr 14 / Online Musik Magazin
Hollywood und Mysterienspiel
15 Apr 14 / Berliner Zeitung
Buh-Rufe bei "Tannhäuser"-Premiere in Berlin
15 Apr 14 / RP Online
Gebogene Körper, gespreizte Schenkel
15 Apr 14 / Der Tageszeitung
René Pape Reviews & Articles


René Pape is one of the most exciting personalities in the opera world today. Born in Dresden he has gone on to sing at all the major opera houses of the world to great critical acclaim.
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René Pape Articles

René Pape allein unter Göttern

René Pape ist ein Weltstar, er gehört zu den besten lyrischen Bässen. Am Berliner Schiller-Theater singt er jetzt gleich drei große Partien.
26 Apr 2011 / Berliner Morgenpost

Opera star René Pape likes recitals' intimacy

'The audience can hear immediately if you have talent or not,' says the German bass, who performs Saturday in Los Angeles.
9 Jan 2011 / Los Angeles Times

René Pape withdraws from next ‘Ring’ installment

The German opera singer René Pape, right, has withdrawn from the highly anticipated production of Wagner’s “Die Walküre,” the next installment of the “Ring” cycle, from La Scala in Milan.
1 Nov 2010 / New York Times

The king of the lyric basses

Widely regarded as the pre-eminent lyric bass of our time, René Pape is currently reigning as Boris Godunov in teh Met's new production of Mussorgsky's opera.
19 Oct 2010 / Wall Street Journal

A Tsar is born

Rene Pape is about to have his moment in Boris Godunov.
6 Oct 2010 / New York Observer

Rene Pape withdraws from 'Hoffmann' at Met

German-born bass Rene Pape has withdrawn from the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Offenbach's "Les Contes d'Hoffmann," the latest cast change to the staging that opens Dec 3.
17 Jun 2009 / San Francisco Chronicle

René Pape on "Gods, Kings & Demons"

The incomparable German bass chats with Opera News about his just-released first solo-recital disc. Plus, hear complete tracks from the recording.
3 Nov 2008 / Opera News

René Pape, basse en altitude

Opéra, chant sacré mais aussi rock et chansons de Broadway, aucune musique ne semble pouvoir résister à René Pape.
30 Jul 2007 / Forum Opéra

Scotto, Levine honored by Opera News

Distinguished achievement awards for James Levine, Deborah Voigt, Ben Heppner and Rene Pape.
30 Jan 2007 / San Francisco Chronicle

2006 Opera News Awards

Heppner, Levine, Pape, Scotto and Voigt win 2006 Opera News Awards.
10 Oct 2006 / PlaybillArts

Abonnement auf Sarastro

In Salzburg hat er seit Jahren ein Abonnement auf die Rolle des Sarastro. Auch in der diesjährigen "Zauberflöte" ist René Pape dabei.
5 Aug 2006 / OÖNachtrichten

René Pape signs exclusive contract

René Pape has signed an exclusive recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon, the label announced today.
19 Jul 2006 / PlaybillArts

René Pape plans to sing his first Wotan in 2010

René Pape, the magnetic German with the "black diamond" voice, has decided to take on the role of Wotan, in a Ring cycle to be conducted by Daniel Barenboim and planned for 2010.
22 Jun 2006 / PlaybillArts

Pape on Robert Wilson, lip-synching, and smoking

Fresh from singing in Robert Wilson's production of Lohengrin at the Met Rene Pape talks about a major upcoming role debut, the Kenneth Branagh film of The Magic Flute.
12 May 2006 / PlaybillArts

René Pape, bass from on high

The German bass, known for doing star turns as well as cameos, has found two places to call home: the Metropolitan Opera and the Staatsoper.
23 Apr 2006 / New York Times
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