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  • 15.06.2016 - Joseph Calleja makes an "outstanding" debut as Don José in Frankfurt

  • "Joseph Callejas Debüt als Don José war überragend . . ." (Musik Heute) "Und Joseph Calleja, Don José, stimmt in diese feinsinnige Art ein, er gibt den sensiblen Counterpart: sensibel, nie schmetternd, mit klarer Diktion und in fantastischer Disposition. Seine Höhe hat Strahlkraft und Schönheit und vor allem Natürlichkeit." (BR-Klassik)

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  • 14.06.2016 - Ildar Abdrazakov - critical acclaim for La Scala recital

  • "Why don’t more singers use the full dynamic potential of their voices? Ildar Abdrazakov’s recital at La Scala was a lesson in dynamic contrast, bewitching his audience with long-held and perfectly controlled wisps of sound, and then thrilling them with full throttle blasts coloured by his fine bass timbre. Add to that his beautiful phrasing, superbly enunciated Italian and engaging personality and the result was a concert to remember… this time, for...

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  • 14.06.2016 - Regula Mühlemann sings final summer 'Carmina Burana' performance next week

  • Regula Mühlemann is the soprano soloist for Carl Orff's Carmina Burana at the KKL Luzern on June 19. The concert also includes tenor Sebastian Lipp and baritone Sergej Aprischkin. The performance programme additionally features choral works by Alexander, Yagisawa, and Whitacre.

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  • 12.06.2016 - Mojca Erdmann returns to Munich in July for 'South Pole'

  • Mojca Erdmann reprises her portrayal of the Landlady in Miroslav Srnka's South Pole, this summer at the Bayerische Staatsoper. The performance takes place on July 5, with Thomas Hampson as Roald Amundsen and Rolando Villazón as Robert Falcon Scott, with Kirill Petrenko leading from the pit. She returns for three additional performances on January 18, 21 & 23, 2017.

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  • 11.06.2016 - Thomas Hampson - international educator events and master classes

  • Thomas Hampson and the Hampsong Foundation will present a ‘Song of America: Beyond the Song’ Event with Dana Gioia, California Poet Laureate, on June 14 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. This event is in collaboration with the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera, and San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and features the following artists in performance: Renée Rapier, mezzo-soprano; Brad Walker,...

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  • 10.06.2016 - A "fascinating and powerful" staging of 'Juliette' by Claus Guth

  • "The production team of Claus Guth / director, Alfred Peter / sets and Eva Dessecker / costumes has succeeded in a fascinating and powerful implementation of surrealism in the plot's scenic and visual atmosphere." {Dem Produktionsteam Claus Guth/Regie, Alfred Peter/ Bühnenbild und Eva Dessecker/ Kostüme ist es in faszinierender Eindringlichkeit gelungen, die surreale Stimmung der Handlung szenisch und optisch umzusetzen. Nach manch umstrittener Inszenierung...

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