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  • 08.04.2017 - Observer: In 'Eugene Onegin', Anna Netrebko's subtle art proves a hot ticket

  • "The centerpiece of the opera is a long aria for Tatiana in which she composes a letter declaring her love for the sophisticated Onegin, whom she has only just met. Tchaikovsky's music depicts a range of emotion from self-doubt to ecstasy, and Netrebko was so gorgeously committed to the truth of the scene that it was easy to overlook the sheer beauty of her singing. Particularly delicious was her use of a firm mezzo-piano dynamic, perfectly audible throughout the...

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  • 05.04.2017 - Yusif Eyvazov stars in 'Manon Lescaut' in sold-out performances

  • Appearing for the second time this season at the Bolshoi, Yusif Eyvazov stars as Des Grieux on April 12 and 14. He is joined by Ainhoa Arteta in the title role and Elchin Azizov as Lescaut in the production by Adolf Shapiro. Maestro Jader Bignamini leads the cast from the podium. For tickets and performance information, click here

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  • 02.04.2017 - «Man lernt packen in dem Job» - Tages Anzeiger

  • "Sie kommen beide aus Luzern, sind fast gleich alt. Wann haben Sie sich kennen gelernt? Regula Mühlemann: Bei meinem Bachelor-Projekt an der Musikhochschule. Es ging um Humperdincks «Hänsel und Gretel», und mir fehlte die Hexe. Da habe ich Mauro Peter angefragt. Ich kannte ihn zwar nicht, aber er war so ein bisschen der Stern in unserem «Konkurrenzchor». Mauro Peter: Das war damals so in ­Luzern mit den vielen Chören. Die...

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  • 01.04.2017 - Eine Begegnung mit Rolando Villazón

  • "Düsseldorf. Plötzlich kommt er einem entgegen, schlendert in Richtung Heinrich-Heine-Allee, den Blick ein wenig verträumt in den Himmel gerichtet, aber es ist ja auch noch früh am Vormittag. Opern-Star Rolando Villazón ist in Düsseldorf, und wenn man Glück hat, begegnet er einem in diesen Tagen einmal in der Innenstadt. Oder in der U-Bahn, wo er vielleicht in das Libretto zu Gaetano Donizettis Oper "Don Pasquale" vertieft ist, das...

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  • 31.03.2017 - Interview:Opera Superstar Anna Netrebko on Her Creative Process

  • "Anna Netrebko has been referred to—by Metropolitan Opera head Peter Gelb, no less—as the "complete artistic package." The Russian soprano is famous not only for her voice but for a sensuality that has drawn comparisons to Maria Callas. Her appeal extends offstage, as well: She has an impressive number of Instagram followers, who get to eye photos of her international trips, outrageous shopping excursions (she's partial to rhinestone headbands and anything...

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  • 31.03.2017 - Yusif Eyvazov and Anna Netrebko appear in concert together in Los Angeles

  • Continuing their immensely successful concert tour Yusif Eyvazov and Anna Netrebko travel to Los Angeles, California for their next concert on May 4. Appearing at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion this season the two will sing a program of beloved arias and duets. Maestro Jader Bignamini leads the LA Opera Orchestra in exceptional evening. For tickets and performance information, click here 

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