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  • 14.01.2017 - Primadonner: Auf Tuchfühlung mit Operndiva Anna Netrebko

  • Auf Tuchfühlung mit dem Superstar unter den Sopranistinnen: Anna Netrebko präsentiert in opulentem Rahmen ein von ihr entworfenes Teeservice. Dabei mag sie Tee gar nicht. Die Fassade des klassizistischen Palais Rasumofsky im 3. Wiener Gemeindebezirk ist bunt beleuchtet; davor stehen zwei mürrisch blickende Muskelberge. In den opulenten Gemäuern, in denen einst der Botschafter des Zaren, Fürst Kirillowitsch Rasumofsky, residierte, versammelt sich...

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  • 13.01.2017 - Regula Mühlemann's "Mozart Arias" album tour

  • Regula Mühlemann begins the New Year with an extensive tour throughout the European continent, featuring selections from her recent Sony Classical release titled “Mozart Arias.” Ms. Mühlemann is joined by the Kammerorchester Basel and conductor Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli for a series Mozart Gala Concerts beginning on January 18 at the Casino Frauenfeld, followed be performances at the Stadttheater...

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  • 12.01.2017 - Piotr Beczala headlines 'Werther' in Barcelona

  • Following a 2016 that saw performances in New York, Milan, Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and beyond, Piotr Beczala launches his 2017 with a return to the title role in Werther at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu.  The star tenor revives Massenet’s lovelorn poet in Willy Decker’s production, conducted by Alain Altinoglu. He stars opposite Anna Caterina Antonacci as Charlotte, with Joan Martín-Royo as Albert and Elena Sancho Pereg as...

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  • 11.01.2017 - Kate Lindsey - WQXR's Winter Wonders in Opera and Vocal Music for the New Year

  • Feb. 25, 27; March 3, 5, 8, 11: Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally’s magnificent Dead Man Walking is at the Washington National Opera in a production directed by Francesca Zambello, conducted by Michael Christie and starring Kate Lindsey as Sister Helen Prejean. The outstanding baritone Michael Mayes in the crucial role of Joseph De Rocher and the luxury casting of Susan Graham as his mother (Graham sang Sister Helen in the opera’s world...

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  • 11.01.2017 - Ildar Abdrazakov awarded Casta Diva ‘Singer of the Year’ Prize

  • In 2016 Ildar Abdrazakov was awarded Casta Diva ‘Singer of the Year’ Prize for Mephistopheles in ‘Faust’, Filippo II in ‘Don Carlo’ (debut in the Bolshoi Theatre), Lindorf, Coppelius, Miracle, Dapertutto in ‘Les Contes d’Hoffmann’ (in Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre). After long and fruitful work in Moscow in December 2016 Ildar Abdrazakov goes to Munich to sing Filippo II in...

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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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