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  • 30.07.2017 - Thomas Hampson - "Le Nozze di Figaro" wins ECHO Klassik Award

  • The critically lauded Deutsche Grammophon release of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, starring Thomas Hampson in a “wondrous” and “moving” (Online-Merker) portrayal of Count Almaviva, has been honored as the 2017 ECHO Klassik Award-winner in the “Best Opera Recording” (works up to or through the 17th/18th century) category. The album features a phenomenal roster of talent, including Mr. Hampson’s son-in-law Luca...

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  • 30.07.2017 - Anna Netrebko stars in PBS Broadcast Of ‘Eugene Onegin’

  • Anna Netrebko graces the small screen on August 13, 2017, as PBS showcases Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” on Great Performances. The soprano received rave reviews when the production was revived in the spring. OperaWirenoted, “Netrebko’s interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s operatic masterwork was an in-your-face reminder that she is singular among modern opera’s elite superstars.” The diva is joined by Peter Mattei in...

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  • 28.07.2017 - Joseph Calleja stars in Norma at the Metropolitan Opera

  • The 2017–18 season of the Metropolitan Opera opens with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece, starring Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her archrival, Adalgisa—a casting coup for bel canto fans. Tenor Joseph Calleja is Pollione, Norma’s unfaithful lover, and Carlo Rizzi conducts. Sir David McVicar’s evocative production sets the action deep in a Druid forest where nature and ancient ritual rule. For more...

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  • 26.07.2017 - Javier Camarena: "El cantante no debe tratar de impresionar"

  • El tenor mexicano Javier Camarena, que hoy debuta en el Colón con la Filarmónica dirigida por Arturo Diemecke (Abono verde), es una de las grandes estrellas de la escena lírica. Sus actuaciones en los principales teatros del mundo rompen un poco el molde: las prolongadas e intensas ovaciones que el tenor recibe en medio de una ópera suelen dar lugar a la repetición del aria, como ocurrió en más de una ocasión en el...

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  • 26.07.2017 - Lincoln Center Plaza to show Piotr Beczała’s Duke in HD

  • Before the Metropolitan Opera’s 2017–2018 season kicks off September 25 with a new production of Norma, Lincoln Center Plaza will play host to the company’s Summer HD Festival. From August 26 through September 4, the Met will offer free outdoor screenings of nine productions, as well as Ingmar Bergman’s acclaimed film adaptation of The Magic Flute. On August 26, the Met’s 2013 production of Rigoletto, directed by Tony...

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  • 25.07.2017 - Sondra Radvanosky will open the season at the Metropolitan Opera

  • “Ponselle, Milanov, Sutherland, Callas … after last night, Radvanovsky can add her name to the list,” declared the Huffington Post when Sondra Radvanovsky made her Met role debut as Norma in 2013. The 2017–18 season opens with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece, starring Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her archrival, Adalgisa—a casting coup for bel canto fans. Tenor Joseph Calleja is...

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