Four operas from Sikorski Music Publishers chosen in the Best of 2019 of the opera world

In its 2019 Yearbook, the magazine Opernwelt has once again conducted a survey of critics, in which productions of works by Sikorski music publishers “Lady Magnesia” (Mieczysław Weinberg), “Betrothal in a Monastery” (Sergei Prokofiev), “War and Peace” (Sergei Prokofiev) and “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District” (Dmitri Shostakovich) have all claimed special places.
We quote the mentions and multiple mentions by opera critics in the different categories (productions and cast):
 
Marco Frei 
Munich/Hamburg
NZZ
Musik & Theater
2. Mieczysław Weinberg: “Lady Magnesia” (Grossmann/Ibrahim), Weinberg-Festival of the Jewish Chamber Orchestra in Munich
 
Guy Cherqui
Grenoble
Amadeus, Platea Magazine
4. Dmitri Tcherniakov for Sergej Prokofiev’s “Betrothal in a Monastery”, Staatsoper Berlin
 
Holger Noltze
Cologne 
Die Zeit, Opernwelt 
3. Sergej Prokofiev: “War and Peace”, (Mallwitz/Herzog),Staatstheater Nürnberg

Jürgen Otten
Berlin
Opernwelt
5. Małgorzata Szczęśniak for Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District”, Opéra national de Paris  
3. Sergei Prokofiev’s “Betrothal in a Monastery” (Barenboim/Tcherniakov), Staatsoper Berlin
 
Wiebke Roloff
Halsey London, Berlin
3. Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District” (Chauhan/Vick), Birmingham Opera Company
5. Małgorzata Szczęśniak for “Shostakovich’s “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District”, Opéra national de Paris
 
Reinmar Wagner
Steffisburg
3. Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District” (Metzmacher/Warlikowski), Opéra national de Paris

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