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  • 13.09.2016 - Piotr Beczala returns to San Diego Opera for one night only performance!

  • On September 17, Piotr Beczala gives a special recital at the Balboa Theatre to launch the San Diego Opera’s 2016-17 season. The star tenor will now be heard in a program that will hear art songs, folk songs, Italian arias, and selections from Viennese operetta, having previously appeared with the company in 2014 for Verdi’s masterful Un ballo in maschera and towering Requiem. He made his company debut in 2010 with La...

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  • 13.09.2016 - “One of the most anticipated opera albums of the year,” Anna Netrebko's Verismo heralded as a “landmark” recording

  • In the week following its release, Verismo has been heralded as “One of the most anticipated opera albums of the year” by the Associated Press. The AP goes on to note that the album “justifies the excitement… Besides the pure vocal pleasure it brings, this album serves as a landmark in the remarkable growth of a singer who began more than two decades ago as a light lyric soprano, moved into bel canto, then Verdi and...

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  • 12.09.2016 - Ildar Abdrazakov: Operavore's Fall Preview

  • Don Giovanni at the Met In repertory Sept. 27-Nov. 10. Fabio Luisi leads performances with changing casts that include Malin Byström (alternating between Donna Anna and Donna Elvira); Serena Malfi and rising star Nadine Sierra (Zerlina); Simon Keenlyside making a welcome Met return and Ildar Abdrazakov (Don Giovanni); and luxury casting of Don Ottavio with Paul Appleby, Ramón Vargas and, especially, Rolando Villazón’s first...

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  • 12.09.2016 - Regula Mühlemann - get updates by email!

  • Follow Regula's career onstage and off by subscribing to her official e-newsletter. Sign up here and receive updates about performances, recitals, and recordings!

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  • 12.09.2016 - Ann Netrebko: The Most Common Practices of Super Achievers

  • For their new book The Art of Doing, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful. Super-achievers are intelligently persistent—meaning they know when to pivot. When faced with setbacks, instead of doggedly using the same tactics that aren’t working, they examine the problem and figure out what will work. Opera...

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  • 12.09.2016 - Joseph Calleja Profiled in the Sunday Express

  • Norma, Vincenzo Bellini’s most famous work, is rarely performed because of its vocal demands. As one of the early 19th century operas of the “bel canto” style, it is a work in which the beauty of the voice is paramount, which is why an air of anticipation surrounds the Royal Opera House’s opening night of the new staging of Norma tomorrow And the anticipation is heightened by the debuts of Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja and Bulgarian soprano Sonya...

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