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  • 16.04.2017 - “Thomas Hampson dominates La Scala’s stage with his supreme artistry” (Gramilano)

  • "Thomas Hampson returned last night to La Scala, where he has been a regular presence in recital for almost three decades. Extraordinarily, he has never sung an opera in Milan, but next month he will finally make his operatic debut as Don Giovanni. Last night, however, a full theatre was eager to hear him once again in a repertoire that he owns: German song. The recital platform has always been an equal partner with the opera stage for Hampson, and his gift for this...

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  • 16.04.2017 - Piotr Beczała featured in the Metropolitan Opera's 50th Anniversary Gala

  • Piotr Beczała joins one of the largest gathering of opera's most respected artists to celebrate the the golden anniversary of the Metropolitan Opera on May 7. Director and set designer Julian Crouch and projection designers 59 Productions will create an unforgettable evening honoring the best of the last 50 years while also looking towards the future. A Gala dinner follows this once in a lifetime event. For additional performance information and tickets, click...

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  • 16.04.2017 - Kate Lindsey stars as Cherubino in a sold -out production of 'Le Nozze di Figaro'

  • Kate Lindsey returns to the Wiener Staatsoper to star as Cherubino in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro in three sold-out performances on April 28, May 2 and 4. Singing one of her signature roles she is joined by Guanqun Yu, Valentina Nafornita, and Carlos Alvarez under the baton of Maestro Adam Fischer. Her previous portrayals have been characterized as "a real find" with "glorious" singing (Opera Today). For performance information and to be waitlisted of standby tickets,...

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  • 16.04.2017 - Luzerner Zeitung: Jetzt kommt Bewegung ins Festival

  • "Rihm bündelt den grossen Aufführungsapparat zwar auch zu grosser Schlagkraft und lässt dem Tod sein dunkles Schreckmoment. Aber vorherrschend ist eine mitunter choralartig befriedete Ergebenheit in die Allgegenwart des Todes mitten im Leben. Ein Requiem also, das auch vom Leben handelt: Mit Texten wie Rilke «Der Tod ist gross» oder Hans Sahls titelgebenden «Strophen» wendet sich das Werk über ausgewählte...

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  • 15.04.2017 - Regula Mühlemann is "one of the evening's vocal highlights" in Bach's Mass in B minor

  • "The five vocal soloists were first rate.......Soprano Regula Mühlemann's high, soft and vibrato-less timbre contrasted with Constantinescu's weightier voice in the duet "Et in unum Domine," one of the evening's vocal highlights. Tenor Jacob Pilgrim's strong articulation and steely high range strongly partnered Mühlemann in a delightfully light "Domine Deus." Lawrence Budmen (South Florida Classical Review) For the full review, click here 

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  • 15.04.2017 - New York Classical Review: Netrebko, Kwiecien bring Met’s “Onegin” revival to vivid life

  • "Netrebko and Kwiecien, through their singing and acting, embodied their roles to an even more vivid degree than four years ago–even when they weren't singing. In the original run, Netrebeko tended to disappear when she wasn't singing, and Kwiecien didn't seem entirely comfortable in his acting. Thursday night both were consistent dramatic presences, building their characters and their relationships, even when the musical focus lay with others. Both are powerhouse...

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