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  • 05.09.2017 - Anna Netrebko Confirms A Slew of New Roles & A Major Showcase At Bayreuth Festival

  • Anna Netrebko has recently confirmed a plethora of major productions she will be taking on over the next few years. In an interview with the magazine Classica, the Russian diva announced that she will take on the role of Lisa in “The Queen of Spades” in Salzburg in either 2018 or 2019 with Mariss Jansons at the podium. She also noted that two new Verdi roles that she will be adding to her repertoire include Leonora from “La forza del Destino” and...

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  • 04.09.2017 - Rolando Villazón beginnt eine neue Laufbahn

  • Nach Erfahrungen als Sänger, Regisseur und Romanautor betritt Rolando Villazón neues Terrain. Zum einen gab der deutsche Privatsender Klassik Radio Mitte der Woche bekannt, dass Villazón "Markenbotschafter und neues Gesicht" von Sender und neuem Streamingdienst werde und ab 3. September jeden Sonntag eine zweistündige Radiosendung moderieren werde. Zum anderen wird er ab 2019 künstlerischer Leiter der Mozartwoche Salzburg. Ein Gespräch...

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  • 04.09.2017 - Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov Take Berlin by Storm

  • Anna Netrebko and her husband Yusif Eyvavoz sang romantic selections from Puccini and Verdi. Eyvavoz in particular earned tremendous applause with Puccini’s ‘Nessun Dorma’ and Verdi’s ‘Ah si, ben mio.’ The tenor would later thank his audience, saying “This is really the most emotional day in my life. It was so wonderful to sing for you.” He added, in German: “Berlin, I love you, thank you!” From...

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  • 04.09.2017 - Kate Lindsey will sing in Glyndebourne 2018

  • The revival of the Festival's 2014 production of Strauss’s “Der Rosenkavalier” will star Kate Lindsey as Octavian, Kate Royal as the Marschallin, Erin Morley as Sophie, and Brindley Sherratt as Baron Ochs. The performances will take place from 20 May – 26 June, 2018.

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  • 04.09.2017 - Listen to Joseph Calleja's duets with Angela Gheorghiu

  • Angela Gheorghiu’s new CD, Eternamente – The Verismo Album, will include three duets with tenor Joseph Calleja, including the climactic duet from Cavalleria rusticana in which Santuzza begs Turiddu to stay with her, the glorious final duet from Andrea Chénier and from Boito's Mefistofele, Margherita's aria while awaiting execution in which she prays for forgiveness. It will be released on 20 October 2017 and is already...

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  • 04.09.2017 - Yusif Eyvazov Replaces Marcelo Alvarez For Vienna State Opera’s Opening Night

  • The Vienna State Opera announced that Alvarez had to cancel the Sept. 4 performance of Verdi’s “Il Trovatore,” which is slated to open the 2017-18 season. As a result, Yusif Eyvazov will sing the title role. He will join his wife Anna Netrebko, Luciana D’Intino and George Petean in Daniele Abbado’s production which premiered last season. Eyvazov made his debut at the Vienna State Opera in 2016 in the role of Calaf...

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