Il Trittico

…Wagner’s fabulous “personen-regie” is precise, understandable to the point of resonance, ambiguous, and is vividly implemented by all actors.
complete review:  tiroler tageszeitung

…Carlos Wagner’s staging emerges totally from the music.  No trite staging ideas, nothing put-on, only music drama with genuine depth of focus.
complete review: kronenzeitung tirol

…Astonishing: When the director and stage designer came onstage, the applause even increased. What a rarity in today’s opera world!
complete review: online merker

… Full success, without clashes, which rewards the perhaps most committed production we have seen in Innsbruck in the last four seasons.
complete review: opera click

…If you can hold out for almost three and a half hours, you should treat yourself to this opera evening.
complete review: stadtblatt innsbruck

Angels in America

… Wagner draws tremendously insightful character studies. Arresting yet not overburdened scenes can be enjoyed. If you get involved, you will live a deeply impressive experience…
complete review: theater:pur

… the director Carlos Wagner makes these simultaneous parallels and sequences beautifully clear…The fact that Peter Eötvös, who did not want to miss this Münster premiere, proved to be very satisfied on the stage opposite Golo Berg, spoke volumes…
complete review: nmz online


…from beginning to end, the perfectly staged chamber piece which ensues between the protagonists, draws its tension from an exemplary timelessness…
complete review: nmz online

…it is captivating how the director shapes the gestural language: charged with emotion and yet of such powerful calm, that an exceptionally suggestive effect is achieved…
complete review: göttinger tageblatt

…with “Lotario” the Göttingen Festial has hit the bull’s eye…
complete review: kieler nachrichten

… according to the motto “Expectations far exceeded”, standing ovations for the premiere on Friday at the German theatre….
complete review:  harzer kritiker

Der Freischütz

…Wagner and Ouvrad weave a wonderful patchwork carpet of ideas, play joyfully with stereotypes and prejudices. Winks and irony are the order of the day, rather than profound brooding and heavy concepts. And the evening works to the best…
complete review: theater:pur

…the staging by Carlos Wagner was the most impressive I have seen of the piece…
complete review: Opera Now