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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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  • 20.05.2017 - Anna Netrebko stars in the title role of 'Adriana Lecouvreur'

  • On June 18 and 21 Ms. Netrebko travels to St. Petersburg to star in the title role of Cilea's 'Adriana Lecouvreur' at the Mariinsky Theater. She is joined by Yusif Eyvazov as Maurizio and Ekaterina Semenchuk as the Princess de Bouillon. The performances are led by Maestro Valery Gergiev from the podium. For performance information and tickets, click here 

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  • 16.05.2017 - Thomas Hampson answers the Gramilano Questionnaire... Singers' Edition

  • Thomas Hampson answers the Gramilano Questionnaire... Singers' Edition When did you start singing? In the crib. Apparently, I was a very vocal baby ... no seriously, I already sang as a child. Why did you start singing? I loved tunes and music always made sense to me. Which singer inspired you most when you were young? Frank Sinatra. Which singer do you most admire? Giuseppe de Luca for pure vocalism and Tito Gobbi for why one sings. What's your favourite role? Simon...

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  • 16.05.2017 - Die Welt: Piotr Beczała über einen "ziemlich großen Schritt"

  • "Dresden - Der polnische Tenor Piotr Beczała will nach seinem umjubelten Rollendebüt in Richard Wagners «Lohengrin» sein Repertoire Schritt für Schritt weiterentwickeln. «Für mich geht es nicht um einen Fachwechsel, sondern um eine Facherweiterung. Das ist für mich das Schlüsselwort», sagte der 49-Jährige der Deutschen Presse-Agentur in Dresden. In den vergangenen Tagen gab er an der Semperoper inmitten eines...

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  • 16.05.2017 - Joseph Calleja to appear at the Drake Calleja Trust Scholars' Showcase

  • On May 20, the UN Ballroom at the Four Seasons Hotel serves as the venue for the annual Drake Calleja Trust Scholars' Showcase Concert. Purchase tickets via Eventbrite for this special event, where Joseph Calleja will appear in performance alongside winners of the Trust's Scholarships.  Drake Calleja Trust Mission: The DCT was launched in September 2015 and aims to financially support and artistically nurture exceptionally talented musicians whose financial...

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