Reviews (Selection)

Maria Stuarda, Deutsche Oper Berlin — unflappable Diana Damrau
Financial Times, May 2018

From the House of the Dead, Bavarian State Opera, Munich — grim but absurdist
Financial Times, May 2018

Das Paradies und die Peri, Philharmonie, Berlin — a luxury line-up
Financial Times, May 2018

Semele, Komische Oper Berlin — invigorating and irritating
Financial Times, May 2018

Frosch As Android: Regietheater Comes To Die Fledermaus
Classical Voice North America, May 2018

Thomas Adès leads a stirring death dance in Berlin
Financial Times, April 2018

Falstaff, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin — portrait of a social divide
Financial Times, March 2018

Neglected Opera By Korngold Turns Out To Be A Gem
Classical Voice North America, March 2018

Beauty Of Cilea’s L’Arlesiana Shines In Concert Revival
Classical Voice North America, March 2018

Die Gezeichneten, Komische Oper Berlin — tasteless banality
Financial Times, January 2018

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Honeck — tension and release
Financial Times, January 2018

Antonio Pappano’s seamless return to the Berlin Philharmonic
Financial Times, January 2018

A musically gripping Jephtha at the Palais Garnier in Paris
Financial Times, January 2018

Rattle, Berlin Aim To Tempt Appetite For Musical Tapas
Classical Voice North America, January 2018

L’enfance du Christ, Philharmonie Berlin — moving but also clumsy
Financial Times, December 2017

Hänsel und Gretel, Staatsoper Berlin — lacking polish
Financial Times, December 2017

Fiddler on the Roof, Komische Oper Berlin — biting humour and nostalgia
Financial Times, December 2017

Lulu at the Wiener Staatsoper, Austria — the orchestra is the star of the evening
Financial Times, December 2017

Features (Selection)

Salzburg Pays Tribute to Gottfried von Einem
New York Times, July 2018

Virtual Reality Asserts Itself as an Art Form in Its Own Right
New York Times, May 2018

Through Opera, Debussy Reaches a New Audience
New York Times, April 2018

Through Opera, Debussy Reaches a New Audience
New York Times, April 2018

In Berlin, Looking at a Familiar Art Collection With New Eyes
New York Times, April 2018

Selling Off Art to Support a Better World
New York Times, April 2018

A Winter Guide to Music, Opera and Ballet Around the Globe
New York Times, November 2017

Long-lost Lied: how a Kurt Weill song was rediscovered
Financial Times, November 2017

Visionary Traditionalist
Steinway Owners’ Magazine, Fall 2017

Exploring Rodin’s Place in Literary History
New York Times, October 2017

Üben, üben, üben – Mit Kirill Petrenko auf Tour
Berliner Morgenpost, September 2017

Staatsoper Berlin Finally Reopens. Sort Of.
New York Times, September 2017

Raphael Wallfischs musikalische Arbeit wider das Vergessen
Berliner Morgenpost, August 2017

Monteverdi Set Human Emotion to Music
New York Times, July 2017

For the Vienna Philharmonic, Summer Means Schönbrunn
New York Times, May 2017

Concerts Celebrate Isang Yun, a Musical Bridge Between Asia and Europe
New York Times, April 2017

Building the Future
Symphony Magazine, Spring 2017

Profiles (Selection)

Kirill Gerstein: battling it out with Gershwin and Schönberg
Financial Times, January 2017

New Artist of the Month: Aziz Shokhakimov
Musical America Worldwide, September 2016

Olga Neuwirth maintains eclectic Path in her Music
New York Times, August 2016

New Artist of the Month: Simone Rubino
Musical America Worldwide, April 2016

New Artist of the Month: Tobias Greenhalgh
Musical America Worldwide, January 2016

Tansel Akzeybek eröffnet die Bayreuther Festspiele
Berliner Morgenpost, July 2015

Interviews (Selection)

Vladimir Jurowski Breaks Molds in London, Berlin and Beyond
New York Times, June 2018

Designing Buildings That Speak to the World
New York Times, May 2018