Het team van Opera Gazet

 

Olivier Keegel
Olivier Keegel

Chief editor and reviewer

Bellini, Donizetti. Tito Schipa, Fritz Wunderlich, Ileana Cotrubas. Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera, Laurence Dale. Certified unmasker of directors’ humbug.

Mordechai Aranowicz
Mordechai Aranowicz

Reviewer

Mordecai Aranowicz 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.

Kurt Gilek
Kurt Gilek

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.

Hugo Delava
Hugo Delava

Reviewer

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

Max Yvetot
Max Yvetot

Reviewer

Curious opera buff. Favourite composers are Wagner, Debussy and Moussorgsky. Increasingly interested in contemporary opera.

Gabi Eder
Gabi Eder

Reviewer

Musical education: flute, singing in a chorus (under the baton of composer Johann Krebs). Started out as a newspaper and radio journalist. Favourite composers are Verdi and Wagner.

Daniela Debus
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 Berlin's opera premieres.

Bas de Kwant
Bas de Kwant

Reviewer

Favorite operas: Lohengrin, Siegfried, Tannhauser, La Boheme, La Forza del Destino and Cosi fan Tutte. Favorite composers: Wagner & Puccini. Favourite singer: Catherine Foster.

Palmyre Timmermans
Palmyre Timmermans

Editor

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

Willy Maijeur
Willy Maijeur

Reviewer

Founder of Opera Gazet (1991). Reviewer. Preference for the German repertoire, especially for the composers Wagner, Richard Strauss and Mozart.

Telmora Novakov
Telmora Novakov

Desk editor

Telmora Novakov keeps up with the news for Opera Gazet. At the urgent request of the editor-in-chief, she has put the separation of facts and opinions completely behind her.