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  • 04.09.2016 - Ildar Abdrazakov returns to The Met in 'L’Italiana in Algeri' and 'Don Giovanni'

  • Ildar Abdrazakov returns to The Metropolitan Opera this fall for the first in a series of two engagements - he takes the stage as Mustafà in a revival of L’Italiana in Algeri (October 4, 7, 12, 15, 20, 22, 26, 29) and later sings the title role in Don Giovanni (November 1, 4, 10).

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  • 02.09.2016 - Thomas Hampson is featured as the narrator on a new Atlantic Crossing Records release titled “The Cellist of Venice.”

  • Thomas Hampson is featured as the narrator on a new Atlantic Crossing Records release titled “The Cellist of Venice.” The album, which also highlights the talents of cellist Daniel Müller-Schott and writer Kim Maerkl, combines a story about a young musician growing up in Italy with selections from J. S. Bach’s Cello Suites. It is featured as part of Atlantic Crossing’s ‘The Art of Stories and...

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  • 02.09.2016 - Anna Netrebko's Latest Album 'Verismo' Now Available for Purchase, Download, and Streaming!

  • Anna Netrebko’s latest album for Deutsche Grammophon, Verismo, is now available for purchase, download, and streaming. The eagerly anticipated follow-up to 2013’s Verdi, showcases Anna at the height of her powers in her newfound vocal and artistic range, with portrayals of heroines from Turandot, Tosca, Manon Lescaut, Adriana Lecouvreur, Madama Butterfly, Pagliacci, La Wally, Mefistofele, and La Gioconda. Antonio Pappano...

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  • 01.09.2016 - Kate Lindsey to sing Mozart's Mass in C Minor with the Philadelphia Orchestra

  • Though incomplete when Mozart died, the Mass brilliantly displays the composer’s passion, giving us what Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin calls “some of his most profound music.”  Mozart's Mass in C Minor with The Philadelphia Orchestra: Thursday, September 29 at Verizon Hall Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor Lucy Crowe - Soprano Kate Lindsey - Mezzo-soprano Nicholas Phan - Tenor Philippe Sly...

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  • 01.09.2016 - Idlar's 2016-17 season highlights in New York, Munich, London, Amsterdam, and Paris

  • In the wake of a successful run of Faust at the Salzburg Festival, Ildar Abdrazakov looks forward to a 2016-17 season highlighted by Rossini and Mozart in New York, Verdi in Munich and London, Borodin in Amsterdam, and French heroes and villains in Paris and Munich. The Bashkirian bass begins with a return to the Metropolitan Opera stage for a revival of L’Italiana in Algeri (October 4, 7, 12, 15, 20, 22, 26, 29), followed by the title role in Don...

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  • 31.08.2016 - Piotr Beczala returns to Schubertiade in Hohenems, Austria on September 3

  • Following his acclaimed run of Faust at the Salzburg Festival, Piotr Beczala remains in Austria for a liederabend at the annual Schubertiade on September 3. Given in Hohenems at Markus Sittikus Hall, the evening of song hears the star tenor in a signature mix of repertoire including Schumann’s Dichterliebe, Rachmaninoff’s Six Romances, and assorted lieder by Richard Strauss including “Zueignung,” “Cäcilie,”...

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