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  • 04.11.2016 - Rolando Villazón This Week on 'Stars von Morgen'

  • Presented by Rolando Villazón, Stars von Morgen returns to ZDF and ARTE beginning this Sunday and launching the fifth-year anniversary of Rolando’s ongoing showcase of outstanding young musical talent. The season premiere on November 6 will feature soprano Golda Schultz, the Arcis Saxophone Quartet, bass Anatoli Sivko, and violinist Mayumi Kanagawa. In addition to a special documentary slated for the end of this month, the return of Stars von...

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  • 02.11.2016 - Ildar Abdrazakov Will Sing King Philippe in Don Carlo at the Bayerische Staatsoper this January

  • Ildar Abdrazakov will sing King Philippe II in Don Carlo at the Bayerische Staatsoper this January, alongside Yonghoon Lee as Don Carlos and Christian Gerhaher as Rodrigo. Paulo Carignani conducts. Performances take place January 15, 19, & 22, 2017. For more information and tickets, click here. 

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  • 02.11.2016 - Piotr Beczala: "Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts" --The Chicago Tribune

  • "Lyric Opera — Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor"': This ever-popular bel canto masterpiece returns with strong singing from the alluring Russian soprano Albina Shagimuratova in the title role, and the compelling Polish tenor Piotr Beczala as her lover, Edgardo. Enrique Mazzola (Lyric debut) conducts. Through Sunday at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive; $62-$299; 312-827-5600; www.lyricopera.org"

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  • 02.11.2016 - Thomas Hampson Featured in SiriusXM’s 2016 Holiday Channel Line-up

  • Holiday Pops (via satellite on channel 76) will feature classical Christmas carols and other holiday favorites by the greatest classical musicians of all-time, including the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Boston Pops, Thomas Hampson, Luciano Pavarotti, The New York Philharmonic, King's College Choir. Saturday, December 24 at 5:00 pm ET Monday, December 26 at 3:00 am ET. For more information, click here.

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  • 02.11.2016 - Joseph Calleja stars as Faust in Boito’s Mefistofele on a new DVD/Blu-ray release from the Bayerische Staatsoper

  • Joseph Calleja stars as Faust in Boito’s Mefistofele on a new DVD/Blu-ray release from the Bayerische Staatsoper and C Major Entertainment. The recording was taken live from the premiere production in 2015, which was designed and directed by Roland Schwab, along with musical direction from conductor Omer Meir Wellber. René Pape sings the title role with Kristine Opolais as Margherita on this must-have video capture, which...

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  • 01.11.2016 - Anna Netrebko to Sing First North American Manon Lescaut at the Metropolitan Opera

  • Following her triumphs in the role in Rome, Vienna, Salzburg, and Moscow, Anna Netrebko sings her first North American performances of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut at the Metropolitan Opera, November 14 – December 3. Starring in Richard Eyre’s film noir–inspired production under the baton of Marco Armiliato, Anna is paired with Marcelo Álvarez as Des Grieux, Christopher Maltman as Lescaut, and Brindley Sherratt as Geronte. Fans...

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