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  • 09.01.2017 - Thomas Hampson stars in 'South Pole' at the Bayerische Staatsoper

  • On January 18, 21 & 23, Thomas Hampson reprises the role of Roald Amundsen in Srnka's South Pole at Munich's Bayerische Staatsoper. Mr. Hampson won tremendous acclaim for his creation of the role in the world premiere:  “The star is Thomas Hampson, the veteran baritone is vocally and theatrically convincing in the role of Amundsen.” (TZ.de) “As Amundsen, Thomas Hampson was a towering presence in every sense. His voice, in stunning form,...

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  • 08.01.2017 - Rolando Villazón’s 'La Rondine' opens at Oper Graz

  • Following its premiere at the Deutsche Oper Berlin two years ago, Rolando Villazón’s production of La Rondine opens in its first Austrian outing at Oper Graz on January 12.  As noted with the Tagesspiegel before the production’s maiden voyage in Berlin, Rolando’s interpretation of Puccini’s sentimental and bittersweet love story adds a surreal layer to the plot in order to mine the work’s dramatic depths....

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  • 08.01.2017 - Joseph Calleja - Celebrating Malta at the BOZAR in Brussels

  • Joseph Calleja is the featured soloist in the Official Opening Concert of the 2017 Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, hosted at the BOZAR in Brussels on January 16. Mr. Calleja performs with The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Brian Schembri. The concert is part of a multi-month celebration of Maltese culture at the BOZAR, which began on January 1 and continues through June 30. The evening features selections by Verdi,...

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  • 02.01.2017 - Yusif Eyvazov is Andrea Chénier at the Prague National Theatre

  • Yusif Eyvazov sings the epic role of Andrea Chénier on January 30 and February 6 & 8 at the Prague National Theatre, with Petra Alvarez Šimková as Maddalena and Svatopluk Sem as Carlo. Petr Kofroň conducts all three performances for this not-to-be-missed engagement.

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  • 02.01.2017 - Sondra Radvanovsky returns to the Lyric Opera stage in 'Norma'

  • Following her critically acclaimed performances in Spain, Sondra Radvanovsky travels back to North America for a series of performances in the title role of Bellini's Norma. Ms. Radvanovsky sings the role at Lyric Opera of Chicago from January 28 - February 24, with Elizabeth DeShong as Adalgisa, Russell Thomas as Pollione, and Andrea Silvestrelli as Oroveso. Riccardo Frizza conducts, for this Kevin Newbury-directed production, which has already been seen on...

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  • 02.01.2017 - Anna Netrebko returns to Vienna in 'Il trovatore'

  • On February 5, 9, 12, 15 & 18, Anna Netrebko makes her greatly anticipated return to the Wiener Staatsoper in a signature role, Leonora in Verdi's Il trovatore. Roberto Alagna sings Manrico, Ludovic Tézier is the Conte di Luna, and Luciana D`Intino sings Azucena, with Maestro Marco Armiliato leading the orchestra for a production directed by Daniele Abbado.

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