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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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  • 17.11.2016 - Ildar Abdrazakov stars as Filippo II in 'Don Carlo' at the Bayerische Staatsoper

  • Ildar Abdrazakov sings the role of Filippo II in Verdi's 'Don Carlo' at Munich's Bayerische Staatsoper, January 15, 19 & 22 at the Nationaltheater. Yonghoon Lee is Don Carlo, with Christian Gerhaher as Rodrigo, Tamara Wilson is Elisabetta, and Nadia Krasteva stars as Princess Eboli. Paolo Carignani leads the Bayerisches Staatsorchester for these performances, with a stage direction and production concept by Jürgen Rose.

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  • 15.11.2016 - Piotr Beczala Returns to Metropolitan Opera for La Bohème

  • Piotr Beczala returns to the Metropolitan Opera stage for the first of two performances this season. The star tenor is part of an all-star pairing with Kristine Opolais in Puccini’s La Bohème. Joining the cast are Brigitta Kele as Musetta, Massimo Cavalletti as Marcello, Patrick Carfizzi as Schaunard, and Ryan Speedo Green as Colline. Marco Armiliato conducts performances taking place November 16, 19, 23, 26, and 29 and December 3 and...

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  • 15.11.2016 - Regula Mühlemann to sing at "BACHBEWEGT! SINGEN!" at the BachAkademie in Stuttgart

  • Regula Mühlemann will be featured as the soprano soloist at the family concert, "BACHBEWEGT! SINGEN!" at the BachAkademie in Stuttgart, Germany. Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Paul Schweinester, and Michael Nagy will also be featured soloists. The performance will take place on the evening of December 2. Sabine Layer conducts. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.  

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  • 15.11.2016 - Joseph Calleja to sing Rodolfo in Puccini's La Bohème at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

  • Joseph Calleja will sing the role of Rodolfo in Puccini's La Bohème at the Deutsche Oper Berlin this January 3 and 6, 2017, alongside a formidable cast that includes Noel Bouley, Markus Brück, Ievgen Orlov, Jörg Schörner, Carmen Giannattasio, Alexandra Hutton, and Robert Watson. Maestro Ivan Repusic is on the podium. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.      

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  • 15.11.2016 - Anna Netrebko in "Manon Lescaut at the Met Opera" --The New York Times

  • "Vocally the revival of Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut,” which opened at the Metropolitan Opera on Monday, is ravishing....The soprano Anna Netrebko sang the title role for the first time at this house. She gave a bravura performance that included searing intensity and coquettish whim, often welded together in a single scene. A glint of steel was already apparent in her first appearance as a convent-bound ingénue simmering with...

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