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  • 17.07.2017 - Rolando Villazón’s new album: “Duets” with Ildar Abdrazakov

  • Mr. Villazón joins bass Ildar Abdrazakov, conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain on a new album release, “Duets,” out in September 2017 on Deutsche Grammophon. Villazón and Abdrazakov, who first appeared together in a 2009 production of Lucia di Lammermoor, reunite for their first album together. “Duets” spotlights a selection of pieces from operas by Bizet, Boito,...

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  • 17.07.2017 - Andrea Bocelli sings Joseph Calleja’s praises

  • Legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli has hailed Joseph Calleja as “one of the greatest protagonists of the current lyrical scene” as the two prepare to share the stage in Malta next month. “The quality of his vibrato, the sweetness of his timbre, the sensitive approach in his interpretations make him a complete artist able to meet and fulfil the de-mands required by the great operatic masterpieces,” Mr Bocelli told The Sunday Times of Malta. The...

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  • 17.07.2017 - Ms. Netrebko's Elsa in Lohengrin now available on DVD

  • In May 2016, Anna Netrebko made her Wagnerian debut at the Dresden Semperoper as Elsa in Lohengrin. Rave reviews and five-star ratings followed, calling it “a ridiculously good performance” (Opera News). With Maestro Thielemann on the podium, the cast—including Piotr Beczala in the title role—explored a bel canto approach to Wagner’s masterwork. UNITEL documented this historic performance that is now available on DVD, Blu-ray, and Ultra...

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  • 17.07.2017 - Sondra Radvanovsky Takes Home 2017 Dora Award

  • Sondra Radvanovsky’s big year continues, as the soprano was among the winners of the 2017 Dora Awards. She was given the award for Outstanding Female Performance for her interpretation of “Norma” at the Canadian Opera Company. She beat out Jane Archibald in “Ariodante” at COC, Christine Goerke in Götterdämmerung at COC, Carla Huhatanen in “Rocking Horse Winner at a Tapestry Opera and Adrianne Pieczonka in “Tosca”...

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  • 17.07.2017 - Mojca Erdmann sings at Freiburg’s “500 Jahre Reformation”

  • On July 8, Mojca Erdmann, along with mezzo Jenny Calrstedt and tenor Robin Tritschler, performed in Freiburg’s “500 Jahre Reformation” concert, with Peter Rundel and Michael Alber as conductors. The program included pieces by Odeh-Tamimi, Schütz, Andre and Nono. To watch a live recording of the performance and for more information, click here.

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  • 16.07.2017 - Ildar Abdrazakov in the broadcast of Carmen at the Opera de Paris

  • Don’t miss it! Tonight opera lovers from all over the world will have a unique opportunity to watch a broadcast of Bizet’s ‘Carmen’ at the Opera de Paris starring Elīna Garanča, Roberto Alagna and Ildar Abdrazakov at 7:30 pm (Paris time). For the broadcast please follow the link: Carmen

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