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  • 09.10.2016 - "Sondra Radvanovsky Triumphant As COC Norma"--Musical Toronto

  • "It would not be an exaggeration to say the opening night audience witnessed a performance for the ages. Radvanovsky was in magnificent form. Right from the beginning, with the recitative before the beginning of “Casta diva”, the soprano offered up the most astonishing high pianissimos, sometimes held for what seemed like an eternity. We have not heard such technique since the era of the great Spanish diva Montserrat Caballe, whose voice I had the pleasure...

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  • 08.10.2016 - Thomas Hampson: "Nelsons, BSO explore contrasting takes on the eternal from Widmann and Brahms"--Boston Classical Review

  • "[The performance]...was remarkable for its poetic depths. That was largely due to the evening’s soloists, baritone Thomas Hampson and soprano Camilla Tilling. Hampson sang with a firm, stentorian voice that had the conviction of a country preacher’s sermon. Yet he was equally capable of capturing the plush warmth of “Siehe, ich sage euch ein Geheimnis” in the sixth movement of the work." For the complete article, click here.

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  • 08.10.2016 - "Sondra Radvanovsky gives blissful performance in COC’s production of Norma"--The Globe and Mail

  • "When people in the opera world – singers, impresarios, fans – talk about the great modern Normas, the heroine of the Bellini opera and one of the most taxing roles in all of opera, the names that get bandied around are inevitably the same. Joan Sutherland, Montserrat Caballe, Maria Callas. All of whom gave memorable portrayals of the Druid priestess who eventually marches to a funeral pyre because of her profane sins of love. Time to add another name...

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  • 08.10.2016 - Anna Netrebko: ECHO Klassik Awards broadcast October 9!

  • Anna Netrebko will perform and present at the 2016 ECHO Klassik Awards at the Berlin Konzerthaus this Sunday, October 9. Adding her eleventh ECHO trophy to her mantle, Anna will also be named Female Singer of the Year for her performance as Lady Macbeth in Verdi’s Macbeth,recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera and released on DVD and Blu-ray by Deutsche Grammophon in 2015. Anna joins a lineup of fellow artists including Olga Peretyatko, Philippe Jaroussky,...

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  • 08.10.2016 - Mojca Erdmann: Coming up this fall!

  • This October, Mojca Erdmann performs at the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra’s season opening concert in Ankara, Turkey. The German soprano joins conductor Avi Ostrowksy for an evening of Mozart and Strauss, highlighting her voice which “was made for Mozart” (The Times). The program includes Mozart’s “Quando avran fine omai,” “Come scoglio,” Strauss’s “Ich wollt’ ein...

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  • 07.10.2016 - Joseph Calleja sings the Verdi Requiem in Vienna

  • On October 22 & 23, Joseph Calleja will be the featured tenor soloist for Verdi's Requiem, in two sold-out concerts at the Musikverein Wien. Philippe Jordan leads the Wiener Symphoniker and Wiener Singverein for these events, which also include soprano Krassimira Stoyanova, mezzo-soprano Elena Zhidkova, and bass Ferruccio Furlanetto. Standing room tickets have now been made available for the performances - purchase at the following link. Mr. Calleja and...

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