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  • 07.05.2019 - Michael Volle: A New Wotan Reigns in the Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Ring’ - The New York Times

  • It is one of the pinnacle roles in all of opera: Wotan, king of the gods in Wagner’s epic “Ring.” It’s a nearly fathomless part that demands a beautiful voice, power, subtle acting, keen intelligence and stamina. Great Wotans don’t exactly grow on trees. At the Metropolitan Opera, the German baritone Michael Volle has donned an eye patch and picked up a spear to sing his first complete “Ring” cycle (performances continue...

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  • 06.05.2019 - Anna Netrebko: Maddalena in Vienna

  • Anna Netrebko joins her husband Yusif Eyvazov in Vienna, where she sings Maddalena di Coigny opposite him in the title of Giordano's Andrea Chénier at the Wiener Staatsoper. Giordano's opera takes place during the French Revolution. The poet Chénier, the noblewoman Maddalena and Carlo, a supporter of the revolution are entangled in a love triangle. Although Giordano's opera - tragically ending with the execution of the lovers Maddalena and...

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  • 06.05.2019 - Gabriela Scherer: Pique Dame in Heidenheim

  • This summer, Gabriela Scherer stars as Lisa in Tchaikovsky's Pique Dame at the Rittersaal Schloss Hellenstein in Heidenheim. George Oniani as Herman, Zoltan Nagy as Count Tomsky, Csaba Szegedi as Prince Yeletsky, León de la Guardia as Chekalinsky, Roswitha Christina Müller as Countess and Tamara Gura as Polina. The performances take place on July 5, 7, 12 and 13.

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  • 06.05.2019 - Michael Volle: Nabucco in Zurich

  • After a single performance as Hans Sachs in Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden on May 30 and a recital at Zurich's Fraumünster on June 5, Michael Volle stars in the title role of Verdi's Nabucco at the Opernhaus Zürich. The performances take place from June 23 - July 12.

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  • 28.04.2019 - Pumeza Matshikiza: Concerts with Rolando Villazón

  • This July, Pumeza Matshikiza joins Rolando Villazón for two concerts, on July 6 in Grafenegg, and July 13 in Linz. The two artists will offer the audience a varied program with classics such as "Tonight, Tonight" from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story or "Je dis que rien ne m'epouvante" from Bizet's Carmen.

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  • 28.04.2019 - Thomas Hampson: “We Make The Human Experience Audible”

  • The American-born, Austria-living baritone is currently in Houston, having just opened The Phoenix by composer Tarik O’Regan and librettist John Caird, playing the role of the elder Lorenzo Da Ponte to bass baritone (and real-life son-in-law) Luca Pisaroni’s junior. The project marks the second world premiere Hampson has been part of this season alone, having performed as Hadrian in the Canadian Opera Company’s new work of the...

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