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  • 21.01.2017 - Mojca Erdmann - Brahms • Schönberg Album review

  • "... the soprano Mojca Erdmann, one is hearing the life-changing text of Stefan Georges in the third movement ("Litanei") and in the final ("Entrückung"), and she is increasing to an almost frightening intensity with an unbelievably secure voice through all the registers - genuine goosebumps. No less captivating is the tempting solace, with which, in the three Brahms songs, the last emotional emotional ride on the roller coaster is almost concillatory." {......

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  • 16.01.2017 - Joseph Calleja returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago in 'Carmen'

  • Joseph Calleja stars as Don José in Bizet's Carmen, this season at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Performances take place February 11, 15, 19, 22 & 28 and March 3 & 6 at Chicago's Civic Opera House, featuring a new-to-Chicago production directed by Rob Ashford. Ekaterina Gubanova sings the title role, with Eleonora Burrato as Micaëla, and Christian van Horn as Escamillo. Maestro Harry Bicket leads the acclaimed Lyric...

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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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