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  • 28.04.2019 - Thomas Hampson triumphs in "The Phoenix" premiere

  • "The cast is exemplary, with the added frisson of legendary superstar baritone Thomas Hampson as Da Ponte. Who wouldn't want him in their world premiere? He has a rogue's presence, a pro's assurance, and that molten voice that caresses and etches space. You immediately know you're in the presence of someone special." Houston Press "In the sprawling role of the elder Da Ponte — an almost-constant presence, between the framing scenes and the second half of the...

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  • 21.04.2019 - Thomas Hampson: May concerts

  • On May 16 and 17, Thomas Hampson joins Mariss Jansons at Munich's Herkulessaal to perform Weill's Four Walt Whitman Songs, in a program that also includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 and Respighi's Pini di Roma. They perform this same program at the Meistersingerhalle in Nuremberg on May 18. Finally, on May 26 at the Philharmonie Berlin, Vladimir Jurowski leads the orchestra for Haydn's Symphony No. 45, Mahler's Five songs after poems...

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  • 21.04.2019 - Kate Lindsey: Cendrillon at Glyndebourne

  • John Wilson conducts this production of Massenet's Cendrillon, originally conceived and directed for the Glyndebourne Tour by Fiona Shaw and revived and directed for the 2019 Festival by Fiona Dunn, with Kate playing Prince Charming and Danielle de Niese in the title role. The performances take place from June 8 - August 2.

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  • 21.04.2019 - Yusif Eyvazov: Andrea Chénier in Vienna

  • Yusif Eyvazov travels to Vienna to star as the title role in 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 Chénier - refers to a historical figure, the storyline is mainly imaginary. The...

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  • 21.04.2019 - Mojca Erdmann: May and June performances

  • Mojca Erdmann joins Paavo Järvi and the Berliner Philharmoniker to sing Berg's Sieben frühe Lieder on May 23, 24 and 25.  On June 7, Mojca Erdmann sings the soprano solo in Mahler's Symphony No. 4 at the Freiheitshalle in Hof, followed by Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem on June 16  at the Dresdner Philharmonie. Her last performances of the season are on June 22, 23 and 24 in Munich's Philharmonie im Gasteig, where she...

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  • 14.04.2019 - Olga Peretyatko: June performances

  • Olga Peretyatko's last performances of the season are in Russia and the Czech Republic. On June 4, Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov and Andrea Bocelli will appear with her at the Kremlin; on June 15, she sings an opera gala at the Smetanova Litomysl Festival with conductor Leoš Svárovský.

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