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  • 11.02.2017 - Chicago Tribune: “Radvanovsky brings dramatic vocal thrills to ‘Norma’ at Lyric”

  • “The enduring appeal of "Norma" has long exceeded the ability of opera companies to recruit singers equal to the stringent vocal demands of this bel canto classic, particularly those demands made on sopranos who dare to take on the murderously difficult title role. Little wonder, then, that Vincenzo Bellini's challenging masterpiece has been out of the Lyric Opera repertory for 20 long years. Now that Sondra Radvanovsky has taken her place as today's Norma of...

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  • 11.02.2017 - Thomas Hampson featured on the cover of ‘Opera Now’

  • “An American Abroad” Thomas Hampson’s long, thriving career on both sides of the Atlantic has established him as one of the most successful and versatile operatic baritones in the world. More than that, he is regarded as an emblematic figure in U.S. Opera – an articulate spokesman, championing its heritage, shaping its future and acting as an example to successive generations of young talent” Click here to register for the complete digital...

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  • 11.02.2017 - Rolando Villazón stars as Ulisse in Paris

  • Rolando Villazón stars in the title role in Monteverdi’s 'Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria' in Paris at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées on February 28, March 3, 6, 9, & 13.  The libretto is based on the second half of Homer’s Odyssey when Ulisse returns home after the end of Trojan war to his faithful wife Pénélope. Magdalena Kožená stars alongside Mr. Villazón as Pénélope...

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  • 10.02.2017 - “Finding release among the poppy fields: Dmitri Tcherniakov's powerful ‘Prince Igor’ reaches Amsterdam”

  • “Ildar Abdrazakov, who also took the title role in New York, was splendid as the brooding Igor, intensely acted, his grainy bass scaling the upper reaches of this traditionally baritone role with tremendous power.” -Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack For the full article, click here  

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  • 10.02.2017 - “The discomfort is actually the point”: Kate Lindsey on Così fan tutte... and playing boys

  • "For mezzo-sopranos, playing boys comes with the job. Kate Lindsey’s last three roles in London have been Cherubino (the randy pageboy in Le nozze di Figaro), Lazuli (in Chabrier’s L’Étoile) and as Nicklausse, Hoffmann’s sidekick. It’s during the run of Hoffmann – the final outing for John Schlesinger’s classic, but creaky production that we met for lunch – but, apart from the trouser roles that are her bread and...

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  • 10.02.2017 - Joesph Calleja: “The ultimate travel bucket list for culture lovers”

  • Joseph Calleja’s starring performance in Norma for the 2017-2018 season opening of The Metropolitan Opera has been listed by the Telegraph as a performance worthy of international travel. Together with stars Sondra Radvanovsky as Norma and Joyce DiDonato as Adalgisa completing the tragic love triangle, this virtuosic bel canto masterpiece would surely be the highlight of any trip to New York City. For the full article, click here

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