Das Team von Opera Gazet

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Olivier Keegel

CHIEF EDITOR AND REVIEWER

Chief Editor since 2019. Does not need much more than Verdi, Bellini and Donizetti. Wishes to resuscitate Tito Schipa and Fritz Wunderlich. Certified unmasker of directors' humbug.

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Marco Ziegler

REVIEWER

Marco Ziegler, based in Zürich, went to the opera from the age of 10 and has a keen eye and ear for the developments of the last few decades. Favourite genre: Italian Opera. Favourite operas: Aida, Don Carlo and La Forza del destino.

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Robert Levine

REVIEWER

Robert Levine is music writer and editor. He initiated Amazon.com's classical CD store. Author of "Weep, Shudder, Die - A Guide to Loving Opera," "Maria Callas - A Musical Biography," and "A Child's Guide to the Orchestra".

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Guillaume Maijeur

REVIEWER

Founder of Opera Gazet (1999). Prefers the German repertoire, particularly the composers Wagner, Richard Strauss and Mozart.

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Marina Boagno

REVIEWER

Marina Boagno acted for many years as an amateur talent scout, organizing concerts, and creating and directing events. Author of "Franco Corelli – Un uomo, una voce" (1990) and a biography of Ettore Bastianini’s, “Una Voce di Bronzo e di Velluto” (2003).

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Daniela Debus

Reviewer

Daniela Debus is an art historian, cultural journalist and author. Location Berlin. Wrote a book about Salomé (Hirmer Verlag). For Opera Gazet, she reviews opera premieres in Berlin and Munich.

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Gabi Eder

Reviewer

Musical education: flute, singing in a chorus (under the baton of composer Johann Krebs). Former newspaper and radio journalist, owner of a PR agency since 1998. Favourite composers: Verdi and Wagner.

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Palmyre Timmermans

DESK EDITOR

First prize in diction, singing and music history at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp. Enthusiastic admirer of Richard Strauss and Wagner.

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Stéphane Gilbart

REVIEWER

Based in Luxembourg, but lyrically nomadic . With eclectic tastes, and always happy with the surprises that opera continues to offer him : other soloists, another conductor, another director, just a new one, etc. Happy also to share what he lived here, there or elsewhere.

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Hugo Delava

REVIEWER

Favourite composers: Bellini, Braunfels, Donizetti, Mercadante, Meyerbeer, Rossini and Schreker. "Tenor-minded": Michael Spyres, Andreas Schager, Rockwell Blake.

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Flamand Olivier

REVIEWER

Opera fan for 70 years. Collects opera videos. Favourite operas Arabella, Turandot and Meistersinger. Favourite composers Mozart, Verdi and Wagner. Favourite singers Lisa della Casa, Jose Carreras. Likes any staging which serves the music.

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Jean Jordy

REVIEWER

Jean Jordy, professeur de Lettres Classiques, amateur d'opéra et de chant lyrique depuis l'enfance. Critique musical sur plusieurs sites français, il aime Mozart, Debussy, Rameau, Verdi, Britten, Debussy, et tout le spectacle vivant.

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Olivier Rouvière

REVIEWER

Diplômé en Histoire de l’Art et docteur en Lettres, Olivier Rouvière est journaliste musical, spécialisé en dramaturgie de l’opéra. Ancien producteur délégué à France Musique. Répertoires de prédilection : baroque et slave, au sens large.

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Garrett Harris

Reviewer

Garrett Harris studied philosophy at university. He has been in over 65 opera productions with San Diego Opera, and has written about 1,000 articles for publication in The San Diego Reader.

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David Meadows

Reviewer

David is a career performing arts practitioner based in Melbourne. He aspires to transcendence in his artistic endeavours. When it comes to opera, he has very little patience with those in professional practice who attempt anything but the same.

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Julien Delhom

REVIEWER

Dental surgeon in Toulouse. An ardent defender of stagings respecting the intention and the writing of the composers and their librettists.

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Tiziano Virgili

REVIEWER

Physicist, professor at Salerno’s University. Opera fan for more than fifty years, with special interest for Russian, Czech, and in general less performed operas. Strongly believes that Great Art doesn’t need updates, and that operas work perfectly just as they were originally conceived.