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  • 23.11.2016 - Piotr Beczala in La Bohème Broadcast Live from the Metropolitan Opera

  • The Metropolitan Opera will broadcast November 23’s performance of La Bohème, starring Piotr Beczala in the role of Rodolfo. Puccini’s bohemian tragedy can be heard on the Met’s website as well as its SiriusXM channel, beginning at 7:25 p.m. Piotr stars opposite Kristine Opolais as Mimì, following their turn in the work together at the Wiener Staatsoper in 2013. Rounding out the cast are Brigitta Kele as Musetta, Massimo...

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  • 23.11.2016 - Regula Mühlemann to sing at "Weihnachtsoratorium" at the BachAkademie in Stuttgart

  • Regula Mühlemann will be featured as the soprano soloist at Weihnachtsoratorium BWV 248 (Teile I – VI) at the BachAkademie in Stuttgart, Germany. The performance will take place on the evening of December 3. Hans-Christoph Rademann conducts. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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  • 23.11.2016 - Anna Netrebko's Verismo Earns Diapason d’Or de l’Année Award in Vocal Recital Category

  • Anna Netrebko’s Verismo has earned further acclaim with a 2016 Diapason d’Or de l’Année. Presented by the magazine of the same name, the award is given by a jury comprised of critics from Diapason as well as broadcasters from France Musique. Click here to add Verismo to your collection. Anna’s next appearances in France take place in 2017. On February 27, she gives a concert with Yusif Eyvazov at the...

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  • 22.11.2016 - BOV Joseph Calleja Fundraising Concert

  • Joseph Calleja takes the stage at the Teatru Manoel on December 7, to raise funds for his eponymous BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation. Since 2013, Calleja has worked in tandem with the Bank of Valletta to guide the Foundation, which supports Maltese young artists and children in need. The concert highlights performances by Mr. Calleja as well as several of the Foundation’s scholars, accompanied by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra led by Maestro Brian...

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  • 18.11.2016 - Thomas Hampson BBC3 Interview with Sean Rafferty

  • Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. His guests include baritone Thomas Hampson and pianist Alice Sara Ott. Plus actress Vanessa Redgrave comes in with composer Laura Rossi to tell us about their Battle of the Somme tribute. Listen to the broadcast via the following link. 5.30pm Power of Three – another chance to hear the next instalment in a 70-part daily series of pioneering sounds from the BBC Third Programme and Radio 3...

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  • 18.11.2016 - Anna Netrebko “ranks with the great divas of operatic history” in Manon Lescaut at Metropolitan Opera

  • Anna Netrebko’s North American role debut as Manon Lescaut, heard at the Metropolitan Opera on November 14, has earned the celebrated diva further praise for her account of Puccini’s ill-fated heroine. “She came, she sang, she acted — oh, how she acted — and she conquered,” wrote the Financial Times. “The beloved diva sustained exquisite control of her vast vocal resources, enriching line after line with...

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