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  • 14.05.2017 - Video Interview with Kate Lindsey

  • "We spoke to opera singer Kate Lindsey whose new recording brings together Kurt Weill, Alma Mahler and Zemlinsky. And her dogs wanted to get involved... Kate Lindsey's new recording with pianist Baptiste Trotignon is called Thousands of Miles and unusually mixes classical music with jazz and the cabaret style that's distinctively Kurt Weill's. We popped into her flat to hear about how the different genres fit together on the disc – but before that, she had to...

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  • 14.05.2017 - Anna Netrebko named 2017 Best Female Singer by the International Opera Awards

  • On Sunday, May 7 Anna Netrebko was named the 2017 Best Female Singer at the International Opera Awards ceremony at the London Coliseum. The International Opera Awards recognized success within the industry ranging from designers and directors to performers and leadership. Notable winners included Renata Scotto as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award and Lawrence Brownlee as Best Male Singer. For more information about the International Opera Awards, click...

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  • 13.05.2017 - Yusif Eyvazov stars in the title role of 'Andrea Chénier"

  • Followings Mr. Eyvazov's performance at the Metropolitan Opera's 50th Anniversary Gala he travels to Prague on May 15 and 28 to stars in the title role of 'Andrea Chénier" at the Prague National Theater. In a Michal Dočekal production he is joined by Roman Janál as Carlo Gérard and Petra Alvarez Šimková as Maddalena of Coigny. Maestro Petr Kofroň leads all performances from the podium for this gem of the Italian verismo...

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  • 09.05.2017 - Critics laud Lebenkünstler, Rolando’s second novel

  • Rolando Villazón's second novel Lebenskünstler has earned critical acclaim. NDR hails the work as "eine clevere, mit gewagten, aber funktionierenden Metaphern angereicherte, wahnwitzige Geschichte über Außenseiter, die einem schnell ans Herz wachsen." For BR Klassik, "Lebenskünstler von Rolando Villazón ist wie eine Mischung aus dem Film "Die Fabelhafte Welt der Amélie" und einem Wimmelbuch voll von Dingen, Menschen, Szenerien....

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  • 09.05.2017 - Pre-order Kate Lindsey's new album 'Thousands of Miles'

  • Closing the distance between classical music and Broadway, between the old and new worlds, between opera and jazz... Thousands of Miles is born out of an encounter between Kate Lindsey and jazz pianist Baptiste Trotignon. For their debut joint album, they have produced a rich and varied programme around the songs of Kurt Weill, from Nanna's Lied and Trouble Man, to classics from The Threepenny Operaand Lost in the Stars. The journey through three European languages...

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  • 08.05.2017 - Rolando Villazón: Der Mime als Regisseur

  • "Düsseldorf. Er scherzt und singt, karikiert autokratisch intellektuell daherkommende Regisseure. Ein Gespräch mit dem weltberühmten mexikanischen Tenor Rolando Villazón erscheint schon wie eine kleine Theatervorstellung. Dabei hat ihn die Deutsche Oper am Rhein gar nicht als Sänger engagiert, sondern als Regisseur. Villazón inszeniert derzeit in Düsseldorf Gaetano Donizettis Oper „Don Pasquale". T-Shirt, Jogging-Jacke,...

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