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Scott Cantrell
The Dallas Morning News, March 2003

"Musically, this production from the Strasbourg-based Opera National du Rhin is superb - a vast improvement on the uptight Neblett-Kollo-Leinsdorf CD set on RCA. Angela Denoke and Torsten Kerl bring an ideal balance of sheer power and lyricism to the main roles, and conductor Jan Latham-Koenig and the Strasbourg Philharmonic fairly luxuriate in the score ... savor a potent - and well-recorded - musical performance of a luscious opera."



Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 2003

"The full work on stage turns out to be a lush, rather gloomy piece about a man from Bruges named Paul, who mourns his dead wife, Marie, to a degree that he finds a look-alike dancer, Marietta, whom he apotheosizes in Maria's image. Torsten Kerl and Angela Denoke play this odd couple with style, singing their music gorgeously, and Inga Levant's staging mixes reality with fantasy in just the right proportions. "Die Tote Stadt" is an intriguing novelty, and it could hardly be better performed than it is here."






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