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  • 07.05.2017 - Piotr Beczała "deservedly brought down the house" (Washington Post)

  • "Schumann's "Dichterliebe" (A Poet's Love) is one of the pinnacles of the lieder repertory and offered Beczala his sternest test of the evening. The tenor's lyrical gifts were abundantly on display in this song cycle of doomed love: his sensuous tone, legato phrasing and exquisite, soft singing. Other singers dig deeper into the texts by Heinrich Heine and offer more subtle word painting, but Beczala captured the essential moods of the unhappy poet — by turns...

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  • 07.05.2017 - Interview mit Mojca Erdmann: „Kleine Filme für die Zuhörer“

  • Sie steht als Opernstar auf den weltberühmten Bühnen, ob in New York, Mailand oder München. Ob als Susanna in Mozarts „Figaro", als Sophie im „Rosenkavalier" oder als Bergs in höchsten Tönen singende Lulu. Mojca Erdmann, in Hamburg geboren, gehört zu den vielseitigsten Sopranistinnen unserer Zeit, sie ist auch sehr gefragt als Interpretin Neuer Musik – kürzlich sang sie die Uraufführung der...

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  • 06.05.2017 - Interviste, Thomas Hampson

  • "Grande fermento a Milano per il Don Giovanni di Mozart, nella ripresa dell'allestimento di Robert Carsen che aprì la stagione scaligera 2010/2011. A pochi giorni dalla prima del 6 maggio, incontriamo il protagonista Thomas Hampson, artista di fama internazionale, che a coronamento di una lunga e duratura carriera, è al suo debutto operistico alla Scala. Il baritono statunitense ci parla del suo Don Giovanni, di come si diventa un cantante d'opera...

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  • 06.05.2017 - Joseph Calleja: "La maturité a affermi la puissance de la voix" (Forumopera.com)

  • "La maturité a affermi la puissance de la voix, l'expérience en a conforté la largeur sans altérer l'unité des registres. La souplesse intacte autorise des cadences en forme d'arabesque, dessinée d'un trait habile. Subsiste aussi le léger grelot dont le ténor maltais a fait sa marque de fabrique. Ce signe distinctif, immédiatement identifiable, représente un atout non négligeable dans un monde...

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  • 06.05.2017 - Sondra Radvanovsky "brought down the house" as Tosca (LA Times)

  • "Much of the hype preceding the performance revolved around the Tosca du jour, the American Canadian soprano Sondra Radvanovsky, who reportedly wowed audiences here in 2013. She did it again Saturday, revealing the full spectrum of Tosca's ever-shifting mix of diva temperament and devout religiosity. Her voice was huge and opulent, the timbre sometimes reminiscent of that of the supreme Tosca of the ages, Maria Callas, with a slight edge at top volume that is...

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  • 02.05.2017 - Javier Camarena to perform at Met’s 50th anniversary Gala

  • Javier is set to perform at the Met’s 50th anniversary Gala on 7 May. The program includes selected pieces from works such as Porgy and Bess, Samson et Dalila, Les troyens, I lombardi and Antony and Cleopatra, among others. Scheduled to appear are: Piotr BeczalaBen Bliss Stephanie Blythe Joseph Calleja Javier Camarena Dwayne Croft Diana Damrau David Daniels Joyce DiDonato Plácido Domingo Yusif Eyvazov Michael Fabiano Renée Fleming Juan Diego...

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