Latest News:

  • 19.02.2017 - “Prins Igor is Tcherniakovs meesterstuk” –Place de l’Opera

  • “Beter verging het Ildar Abdrazakov, die kort daarop als Igor zijn rolbepalende monoloog mocht inzetten. Deze schitterende bas wist de overgang van zelfbewuste heerser via gegijzelde vorst naar gesjeesde veldheer mooi vorm te geven, ook door de steeds minder martiale wijze van zingen. Hoe het Igor vergaan was in deze versie van de opera, bleef overigens onduidelijk. Ik kreeg de indruk dat hij door de Polovetsers na de plundering van Putivl geheel onttakeld als...

    » more

  • 19.02.2017 - Il Grande si accende con Mozart

  • “Una voce davvero speciale, quella del soprano svizzero, piena di grandi possibilità nel campo dell’estensione come ha subito dimostrato nell’Aria «Strider sento la procella» appunto dal Lucio Silla, con la seconda parte tutta improntata ai virtuosismi vocali tipici del Settecento operistico. Bravissima la Mühlemann anche negli altri brani della prima parte, dalla pensosa «Geme la Tortorella» sempre da La Finta...

    » more

  • 19.02.2017 - Thomas Hampson releases unpublished and exclusive recordings on classical music streaming service Idagio

  • The award-winning American baritone Thomas Hampson announced the release of unpublished and exclusive recordings on the classical music streaming service Idagio. The recordings, hidden gems from live archive performances, include: Schubert’s Winterreise, op. 89, D 911 (until today unpublished recording with Wolfram Rieger, piano); the never heard before live recording of Lingua Angelorum, which Hampson commissioned by contemporary composer Sylvie...

    » more

  • 18.02.2017 - Rossini America: “Luca Pisaroni makes his much anticipated ROF debut this August!”

  • "Most American Rossini lovers will remember Luca Pisaroni as the unforgettable Alidoro in the Metropolitain Opera’s “La Cenerentola” a few season’s back. Fortunately it was transmitted in HD, so people all over the US had the chance to experience this exceptional artist. Pisaroni is back at the Met this month for “I Puritani”, and those lucky enough to be in New York during this period, should make sure to attend one of these...

    » more

  • 18.02.2017 - Chronicling Washington National Opera’s Dead Man Walking Rehearsals: Digging deeper in Week 2

  • Just a week away from the exciting opening of ‘Dead Man Walking’ at Washington National Opera with performances on Feb 25, March 3, 5, 8 & 11, Kate Lindsey is deep in preparation for her starring role as Sister Helen Prejean.  Susan Galbraith from the DCTheaterscene.com has been gifted a unique opportunity to chronicle the rehearsal process and the preparation involved to bring this dramatic masterpiece to life. Click here for Ms....

    » more

  • 18.02.2017 - Piotr Beczała appears in concert in Las Palmas and Barcelona

  • Mr. Beczała will appear on March 4 in Las Palmas at the Sociedad Filarmónica de las Palmas and March 7 in Barcelona at the Palau de la Música as he continues his concert tour of Spain. His program is characterized by Schumann’s masterpiece ‘Dichterliebe’ op.48, and songs by Karlowicz, Dvorák, and Rachmaninov. Mr. Beczała will collaborate with the renowned pianist Helmut Deutsch on this beautiful program of classic works. For...

    » more