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  • 06.08.2017 - New CD release: Cleopatra - Baroque Arias

  • For her first Sony Classical album of Mozart arias, the young Swiss soprano Regula Mühlemann received fantastic reviews all over the world. She was introduced to an audience of millions in 2016 at the ZDF Advent Concert from the Frauenkirche in Dresden, where she conquered the audience along with the second soloist of the evening, Sonya Yoncheva. For her second album, the artist profiles the fascinating figure Queen Cleopatra, who appears as a character in more...

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  • 05.08.2017 - Serenade - Thomas Hampson releases new CD

  • With “Serenade,” his first album exclusively dedicated to French song, Mr. Hampson brings his passion for works by French opera composers to the Pentatone label. Curated with the French Literature scholar Sylvain Fort and in a first collaboration with the Polish pianist Maciej Pikulski, the track listing includes romantic and introspective as well as humorous selections by Bizet, Chabrier, Chausson, Gounod, Magnard, Massenet, and Saint-Saëns, featuring...

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  • 01.08.2017 - Kate Lindsey - LA Opera On The Air: Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann

  • The American Opera Series from WFMT continues this week with Jacques Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann, which airs Saturday, August 5, 2017, at 12 noon. Not to be missed, it stars Vittorio Grigolo as Hoffmann and Kate Lindsey performing the roles of The Muse & Nicklausse. This production also features Diana Damrau in the roles of Antonia & Stella, So Young Park as Olympia, Kate Aldrich as Giulietta and Nicolas Testé as The Four Villains. The LA...

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  • 31.07.2017 - Open-Air-Konzert mit Rolando Villazón und Pumeza Matshikiza beim Schloss Salem

  • Pumeza Matshikiza ließ mit berührendem Timbre die Figur der Micaela aus Bizets „Carmen“ lebendig werden. Ihr Auftritt im blasslilafarbenen Abendkleid wurde bejubelt. Während sich allmählich die Dämmerung begab, folgten weitere Arien und Duette. Mehr

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  • 31.07.2017 - Piotr Beczała - La Bohème from Torre del Lago 2017 on Spanish cinemas

  • On July 31, Cines Cinesa in Spain will show on live delay the production of La Bohème from Torre del Lago.  The soloists are Piotr Beczała (Rodolfo), Karine Babjanyan (Mimì), Elisabetta Zizzo (Musetta), Raffaele Raffio (Marcello), Francesco Baiocchi (Shaunard) and Carlo Colombara (Colline) with the Orchestra and Chorus from Festival Puccini. The historic production by Maurizio Scaparro will be conducted by James Meena. It will be shown...

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  • 31.07.2017 - Regula Mühlemann wins 2017 ECHO Klassik Award for "Le Nozze di Figaro"

  • The critically acclaimed Deutsche Grammophon recording of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro from the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, starring Regula Mühlemann as Barbarina, has been honored as the 2017 ECHO Klassik “Best Opera Recording” (works up to and including 17th/18th century). The album, recorded in 2015, features an illustrious group of musicians including Luca Pisaroni in the title role and Thomas Hampson as Count Almaviva with...

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