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  • 25.05.2018 - Rolando Villazón: Role debut in Pelléas et Mélisande

  • On May 27, Rolando Villazón makes his role debut as Pelléas in Debussy’s masterpiece at the Staatsoper Berlin. He stars alongside Marianne Crebassa, Michael Volle, Anna Larsson, and Dominic Barbieri. Daniel Barenboim conducts. Additional performances are on May 31; June 10 and 14. For more information and tickets, click here.

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  • 23.05.2018 - Sondra Radvanovsky to Appear In Recital At Koerner Hall In Toronto

  • Deemed "an essential artist" by The New York Times, soprano Sondra Radvanovsky continues to astound audiences around the world with her magnificent portrayals of opera's great dramatic heroines. Toronto audiences have the rare opportunity to experience Radvanovsky's artistry in the intimacy of a recital setting, on Saturday, November 24 at 8pm at Koerner Hall, with pianist Anthony Manoli, presented by ShowOne Productions. The all-Italian program, From Bel...

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  • 22.05.2018 - Kate Lindsey: Rosenkavalier in Glyndebourne reviews

  • "And you won't hear a more opulent trio anywhere. Uniquely, in my experience, all three ladies hit the heights with equal aplomb. Kate Lindsey is, perhaps, a more conventional 17-year old firebrand than Tara Erraught, not so hilarious as her delightful predecessor Tara Erraught in the comedy of Octavian disguised as chamber-maid Mariandel but more flame-toned..." - The Arts Desk "Kate Lindsey, the new Octavian, scored a great success as a transgender composer in...

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  • 21.05.2018 - Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov Recieve Awards in Azerbaijan

  • Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov have received two prestigious awards from the Republic of Azerbaijan. Eyvazov announced via Instagram that he had been awarded the “People’s Artist of Azerbaijan” by president Ilham Aliyev and the vice president. Meanwhile, Netrebko received the “Order of Friendship” by the President who signed the order. According to the order, Netrebko was awarded for her contribution to the strengthening of...

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  • 21.05.2018 - Rolando Villazón's 'Die Fledermaus' travels in time

  • A lighthearted tale, a rollercoaster of mistaken identities and wicked revenge, 'Die Fledermaus' by Johann Strauss is enchanting audiences at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin. The sumptuous production is staged by legendary tenor Rolando Villazón. “The music in this piece is just fantastic!" he told our 'Musica' reporter Katharina Rabillon. "The energy in the music, the rhythm of the music, it’s really contagious. It makes your heart start...

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  • 21.05.2018 - Ildar Abdrazakov: Le Nozze di Figaro one of The Top 10 Opera Productions of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2017-18 Season

  • The Met struck gold with both casts in this iconic opera, but the latter cast featuring Isabel Leonard, Ailyn Pérez, Nadine Sierra, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Mariusz Kwiecien was simply golden. The chemistry from the lead singers with one another was palpable and brought together the complex narrative and musical threads in a cohesive and immersive manner. OperaWire

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