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  • 18.09.2016 - “Thomas Hampson excels in Mahler” (Seen and Heard International)

  • After yesterday’s Manon, it was a nice to return to the same venue with such an enlightening concert. Just before his encores, Thomas Hampson addressed the audience saying that it was also special for him to come back to Geneva after so many years … The Schumann song cycle was presented not as Dichterliebe but as songs from the Lyrischen Intermezzo Buch der Lieder’ after Heine, Hampson specifying that it was closer to Schumann’s original text...

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  • 18.09.2016 - Joseph Calleja Earns Acclaim in His Role Debut as Pollione in Norma at the Royal Opera House

  • Following last night’s opening of the Royal Opera House’s 2016-17 season in his role debut as Pollione in Bellini’s Norma, Joseph Calleja has earned acclaim from audiences and critics alike. “[His] warm vibrato and liquid golden tone is a throwback to the age of Björling, Gigli and Tagliavini,” wrote Bachtrack, which went on to note that the Maltese tenor’s performance “almost made Pollione sympathetic,...

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  • 17.09.2016 - Gaëlle Arquez: "L’Opéra Comique, réouverture et ouverture" --La Croix

  • Un esprit de troupe, née de l’Académie de l’Opéra Comique créée par Jérôme Deschamps, le précédent directeur de l’institution parisienne, associant de jeunes chanteurs et des artistes confirmés, familier du répertoire défendu par la Salle Favart  : Cyril Auvity, Gaëlle Arquez, Tassis Christoyannis, Lionel Peintre, Jean-Sébastien Bou,...

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  • 16.09.2016 - Pumeza Matshikiza Stars in Bizet's Carmen at Oper Stuttgart

  • Don't miss Pumeza Matshikiza as Micaëla in Bizet's Carmen--opens September 25! For details and tickets: https://www.oper-stuttgart.com/schedule/2016-09-25/bizet-carmen/  

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  • 16.09.2016 - ‘Thomas Hampson in Geneva’ – RSI Feature

  • Enjoy an RSI video interview with Thomas Hampson during his time in Geneva, for his recent recital at the Grand Théâtre de Genève. For the complete video: http://thomashampson.com/2016/09/16/thomas-hampson-in-geneva-rsi-feature/

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  • 16.09.2016 - rbb Mediathek – kulturadio interview mit Thomas Hampson

  • Er ist ein weltweit gefragter Opernstar und zugleich einer der profiliertesten Lied-Baritone: Der Amerikaner Thomas Hampson. Ein echter Star im Klassik-Betrieb, den er jedoch durchaus kritisch sieht. Anfang der nächsten Woche ist Thomas Hampson in Berlin zu erleben, mit der Staatskapelle Berlin unter Daniel Barenboim: In dem Oratorium “The Dream of Gerontius” von Edgar Elgar. Listen to the entire feature via rbb Online

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