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  • 26.05.2017 - Deutsche Grammophon announces 'Lohengrin' with Piotr Beczala and Anna Netrebko

  • "Deutsche Grammophon has announced the release of Wagner's "Lohengrin." The hotly anticipated DVD features Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala in their role debuts from the Semperoper Dresden. It will also feature Evelyn Herlitzius and Tomasz Konieczny and George Zeppenfeld under the direction of Christian Thielemann. When the opera premiered in 2016, Opera News noted, "The results were flabbergasting- this was a ridiculously good performance. The forty-four-year-old...

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  • 26.05.2017 - Jospeh Calleja stars in recital for the Inle Trust

  • Mr. Calleja will appear in concert on June 13 at the V&A Raphael Gallery in London to benefit the Inle Trust. He is joined by Burmese classical dancer Htike Yadana, pianist Vincenzo Scalera, and soprano Rebecca Newman. The event will be focused on raising funds for the continuation of the monastery work currently going on in Burma, a project supported by His Holiness The Dalai Lama and for helping the vulnerable children in the Maltese community. For performance...

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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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