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  • 13.03.2017 - Pumeza Matshikiza appears in concert in South Africa

  • Ms. Matshikiza returns to her home country of South Africa this month, to present a concert at the Linder Auditorium. The performance takes place on March 16 in Johannesburg, and also features another rising star in the opera world, soprano Noluvuyiso Mpofu. Ms. Matshikiza's voice has been described with such glowing accolades as "Dusky, overtone-rich, abundantly sensuous, the timbre has fullness, freshness and purity alloyed to the darker tones of an almost-Callas like...

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  • 13.03.2017 - “Sondra Radvanovsky is a musical superstar” – Franoi.com

  • "A while back we suggested that the conductor/music director got special efforts from his performers. It could be something else, too. For some time sportscasters have found it normal that the achievements of a superstar tend to raise the level of performance of his teammates. Could the same be true in music? For example, there is no question in my mind that soprano Sondra Radvanovsky is a musical superstar. Her tone, her range, her coloratura when she needs it, her...

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  • 13.03.2017 - Da Salisburgo alla Scala: la Traviata e il trionfo di Anna Netrebko

  • «Sì, ero molto preoccupata. Molto nervosa. Cantare Violetta alla Scala è un triplo salto mortale» confessa Anna Netrebko. Acrobazia riuscita alla grande, 14 minuti di ovazioni finali e applausi anche durante l'opera. Per Netrebko la prova fragorosa di aver vinto la scommessa di Traviata. Emozionata, Anna è tornata infinite volte alla ribalta a ringraziare, con ancora indosso la camicia da notte dell'ultimo atto, i capelli sciolti, tra le...

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  • 12.03.2017 - 'Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria' will be streamed on medici.tv beginning March 13

  • Rolando Villazón's role debut as the eponymous Odysseus in Monteverdi's Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria will be available for on-demand viewing beginning March 13 on medici.tv. Presented by the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in a new production by Mariame Clément, Rolando stars opposite his Orfeo costar Magdalena Kozena as Odysseus's wife Penelope. Baroque specialist Emmanuelle Haïm conducts. To watch, click here 

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  • 11.03.2017 - Kate stars as Nicklausse at LA Opera

  • Kate Lindsey reprises her beloved portrayal of Nicklausse in Offenbach's fantastical tale 'Les Contes D'Hoffmann'. Under the baton of the great Plácido Domingo, Ms. Lindsey joins an all-star cast including Vittorio Grigolo as Hoffman, Diana Damrau as Antonia, Kate Aldrich as Giulietta, Nicolas Testé as the Four Villains, and So Young Park as Olympia. This production conceived and directed by Marta Domingo opens March 25 with subsequent performances on...

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  • 07.03.2017 - The Telegraph lists Claus Guth’s new production at Glyndebourne as an opera “you’d be foolish to miss”

  • "Glyndebourne's dynamic young music director Robin Ticciati conducts Claus Guth's new production of Mozart's final opera - a classically beautiful tale of conflicts of love and loyalty set in Ancient Rome. The charismatic mezzo-soprano Alice Coote sings the scheming Vitellia who leads the infatuated Sesto (Kate Lindsey) to attempt assassination of the Emperor." - Rupert Christiansen (The Telegraph) For the full list, click here For performance information and...

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