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  • 23.05.2017 - Ildar Abdrazakov stars in 'Carmen' at the Opéra National de Paris

  • Ildar Abdrazakov returns to the Opéra National de Paris to star as the dashing toreador Escamillo in Calixto Bieito's production of Carmen. He is joined by Bryan Hymel as Don José and Varduhi Abrahamyan as Carmen. Maestro Mark Elder leads the performances on June 13, 16, 19, 22, 25, 28, July 2, 4, 7, 10, 13, and 16. Mr. Abdrazakov has been praised as a "sensational bass who has just about everything - imposing sound, beautiful legato, oodles of finesse"...

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  • 23.05.2017 - Regula Mühlemann to appear in concert with the Köln Philharmonie

  • Ms. Mühlemann joins the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln and WDR Rundfunkchor Köln for a magnificent performances of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana. This towering work will be conducted by Maestro David Marlow. Ms. Mühlemann recent concert performances have been acclaimed as "inspired singing of beauty and reverence; (Music Web-International.com) For performance information and tickets, click here 

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  • 23.05.2017 - Augsburger Allgemeine: Die Hamburger Sopranistin Mojca Erdmann überzeugte mit ihrer warmen Stimme sowie ihrer ausdrucksstarken Mimik

  • "Namensgebend für den Konzertabend – „Stimmengold" – war die Hamburger Sopranistin Mojca Erdmann, deren warme Stimme sechs Schubert-Lieder beseelte. Im weiß-goldfarbenen Abendkleid interpretierte sie Goethes „Gretchen am Spinnrade" mimisch und gestisch überzeugend, ließ die Szenerien von Matthias Claudius' „An die Nachtigall" und von Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart lebendig werden." -Dagmar Hub (Augsburger...

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  • 22.05.2017 - Kate Lindsey shares her “confessions” with Classical Diary

  • "To celebrate the release of her debut album "Thousands of Miles" on Alpha Classics, mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey kindly agreed to share her Confessions with us! We hope you'll laugh as much as we did when reading her anecdote below! What is your present state of mind? Slightly Caffeinated (yes, in my world that constitutes a state of mind!) What is the chief characteristic about you we need to know? I have pretty bad rap as being a bad emailer. Always depends on when...

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  • 21.05.2017 - Sondra Radvanovsky “is a complete Tosca” – Los Angeles Daily News

  • "Radvanovsky, on the other hand, is a complete Tosca. Her jealousy can explode like a firestorm, as can her passion. She has just the right combination of spinto edge and dulcet tone. Her rendition of the pleading aria, "Vissi d'arte" produced one of the most enthusiastic ovations in some time. She also wields a mean dagger, which she uses to great effect to dispatch the demon on Rome. Her climatic suicide leap is the real thing." Jim Farber (Los Angeles Daily News) For...

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  • 20.05.2017 - Corriere: Esplora il significato del termine: Don Giovanni è mio «suocero» Alla Scala la sfida dei baritone

  • "Che tra i due ci fosse un legame speciale, con molti segreti e bugie, è risaputo. Ma che Leporello fosse il genero di Don Giovanni è un colpo di teatro da far vacillare persino due impudenti quali Mozart e Da Ponte. La sorprendente agnizione si manifesterà sabato sera alla Scala, quando nei due ruoli maschili chiave del titolo mozartiano, che torna con la direzione di Paavo Järvi e nell'edizione ideata da Robert Carsen per il 7 dicembre 2011,...

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