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  • 08.05.2017 - The Star: Trio Magnifico lives up to its name

  • "Eyvazov's performances of works by Cilea, Tchaikovsky and Puccini demonstrated a thrilling dramatic tenor with exquisite control, a quality clearly on display during a heartfelt rendering of the famous "Vesti la giubba" from Leoncavallo's Pagliacci. Eyvazov carefully modulated each syllable, watchfully working with conductor Jader Bignamini to ride the crest of the work to its emotional conclusion." For the full review, click here

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  • 07.05.2017 - Sondra Radvanovsky stars as Amelia in Zürich

  • Ms. Radvanovsky travels to the Opernhaus Zürich to star as Amelia in Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera this summer. In a David Pountney production she is joined by Marcelo Alvarez as Gustavo III, George Petean as Renato, Marie-Nicole Lemieux as Ulrica. Fabio Luisi leads the Philharmonia Zürich in all performances on from June 7 -24. For performance information and tickets, click here

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  • 07.05.2017 - Ildar Abdrazakov stars in the title role of Verdi’s ‘Attila’

  • On May 31 Ildar Abdrazakov stars in the title role of Verdi's Attila at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg. The production by Arturo Gama will be led by Maestro Valery Gergiev from the podium. Mr. Abdrazakov has been acclaimed as "One of the most exciting Russian singers to emerge on the international scene in the past decade" (Opera News). For performance information and tickets, click here

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  • 07.05.2017 - Piotr Beczała "deservedly brought down the house" (Washington Post)

  • "Schumann's "Dichterliebe" (A Poet's Love) is one of the pinnacles of the lieder repertory and offered Beczala his sternest test of the evening. The tenor's lyrical gifts were abundantly on display in this song cycle of doomed love: his sensuous tone, legato phrasing and exquisite, soft singing. Other singers dig deeper into the texts by Heinrich Heine and offer more subtle word painting, but Beczala captured the essential moods of the unhappy poet — by turns...

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  • 07.05.2017 - Interview mit Mojca Erdmann: „Kleine Filme für die Zuhörer“

  • Sie steht als Opernstar auf den weltberühmten Bühnen, ob in New York, Mailand oder München. Ob als Susanna in Mozarts „Figaro", als Sophie im „Rosenkavalier" oder als Bergs in höchsten Tönen singende Lulu. Mojca Erdmann, in Hamburg geboren, gehört zu den vielseitigsten Sopranistinnen unserer Zeit, sie ist auch sehr gefragt als Interpretin Neuer Musik – kürzlich sang sie die Uraufführung der...

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  • 06.05.2017 - Interviste, Thomas Hampson

  • "Grande fermento a Milano per il Don Giovanni di Mozart, nella ripresa dell'allestimento di Robert Carsen che aprì la stagione scaligera 2010/2011. A pochi giorni dalla prima del 6 maggio, incontriamo il protagonista Thomas Hampson, artista di fama internazionale, che a coronamento di una lunga e duratura carriera, è al suo debutto operistico alla Scala. Il baritono statunitense ci parla del suo Don Giovanni, di come si diventa un cantante d'opera...

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