The other premieres are Tchaikovsky's "Pique Dame," conducted by Seiji Ozawa and directed by Vera Nemirova; Verdi's "La forza del destino" with Zubin Mehta and David Pountney, and Richard Strauss' "Capriccio" with Philippe Jordan and Marco Arturo Marelli.
The two Wagner operas are directed by Sven-Erich Bechtolf and conducted by Franz Welser-Moest. Principals include Johan Botha, Nina Stemme, Eva Johansson, Deborah Voigt, Juha Uusitalo and Stephen Gould.
Revivals include Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg," Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte," and "Die Tote Stadt," from Erich Wolfgang Korngold.
Russia, when signing documents for the sale of Alaska to the United States, was realizing her objective benefit
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War