Opera Australia - Die Tote Stadt Reviews
2 July 2020
Cheryl Barker (Marie/Mariette), Chorus
Cheryl Barker (Marie/Mariette), Stefan Vinke (Paul)
Cheryl Barker (Marie/Mariette), Jose Carbo (Fritz)

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Die Tote Stadt

Opera Australia

No. of reviews: 10

A more concentrated staging would allow the opera’s destructive emotions to be relished
20 Jul 12 / Classical Source
Christian Badea conveyed all the power and passion of the score
12 Jul 12 / Where I Live
Plenty of life in Erich Korngold's Die tote Stadt
7 Jul 12 / Where I Live
The stars are Cheryl Barker and Stefan Vinke
5 Jul 12 / Daily Review
Die Tote Stadt is a beautifully designed production with a strong emotional pull
4 Jul 12 / Australian Stage Online
The work is more of a curiosity than anything else
3 Jul 12 / Where I Live
Study of grief and loss enriched by restraint
3 Jul 12 / The Australian (via Google)
So how does it sound with the orchestra in another room?
2 Jul 12 / Sydney Morning Herald
No forgotten masterpiece but this city is worth a visit
2 Jul 12 / Sydney Morning Herald
A disappointing, missed opportunity
2 Jul 12 / Limelight
Die Tote Stadt: Opera Australia proves size doesn't matter
A larger-than-life opera gets the cinematic treatment.
For the sake of sound, orchestra makes a move
Andrew Taylor talks to Bruce Beresford and Christian Badea about Opera Australia's new staging of Die tote Stadt.
Production details
Smith, Corcoran, Vinke, Barker, Honeyman, Humble, Carbó, Matthews
(c) Badea (d) Beresford
Performance dates
30 June, 3, 7, 10, 13, 16, 18 July 2012 (Sydney)
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