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  • 20.07.2016 - Joseph Calleja stars as Faust in 'Mefistofele'

  • Following his role debut as Boito’s Faust with the company at the beginning of the 2015-16 season, Joseph Calleja returns to the Bayerische Staatsoper’s production of Mefistofele presented as part of the Münchner Opernfestspiele July 21 and 24.    The Maltese tenor stars opposite René Pape in the title role with Kristine Opolais as Margherita, Heike Grötzinger as Marta, and Andrea Borghini as Wagner. The revival of...

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  • 19.07.2016 - Pumeza Matshikiza - 'The Voice of South Africa' at the RheinVokal Festival

  • Pumeza travels to Neuwied, Schloss Engers for a performance at the RheinVokal Festival on August 5. The programme features works by Schumann, Obradors, and folk songs of Spain and South Africa, all accompanied by pianist James Baillieu. 

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  • 19.07.2016 - Yusif Eyvazov is Des Grieux in sold-out run of 'Manon Lescaut' at the Salzburg Festival

  • Yusif Eyvazov sings Renato Des Grieux in a concert presentation of Puccini's Manon Lescaut at the Salzburg Festival, August 1, 4 & 7. Anna Netrebko stars in the title role, with Carlos Chausson as Geronte. Marco Armiliato leads the Münchner Rundfunkorchester for these performances, which are now sold-out.

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  • 19.07.2016 - Piotr Beczala stars as Riccardo in 'Un ballo in maschera'

  • The Bayerische Staatsoper welcomes Piotr Beczala back to its stage for a two-performance revival of Un ballo in maschera July 27 and 30. Presented as part of the Münchner Opernfestspiele, the production opened earlier this year starring Piotr as Riccardo, earning the star tenor further acclaim for a vocally and dramatically invigorating performance in Jonas Erath’s account of Verdi’s drama. The Festival revival reunites Piotr with the...

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  • 18.07.2016 - Mojca Erdmann stars as Susanna in 'Le nozze di Figaro' at the Gran Teatre del Liceu

  • Mojca Erdmann travels to Barcelona later this year, to sing Susanna in Mozart's classic comedy Le nozze di Figaro. Performances take place November 7, 12, 14, 16 & 19, with musical direction by Josep Pons and an energetic staging from Lluís Pasqual. Tickets and additional information about the production are available at the following link.

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  • 14.07.2016 - Anna Netrebko übt sich in der Aktmalerei

  • "Work in progress..." schreibt Anna Netrebko zu dem Bild, das sie im heimischen Wohnzimmer vor einer Leinwand sitzend zeigt, während sie an ihrem Gemälde feit. Darauf zu sehen: Ein Paar, das eng umschlungen auf einem Bett liegt. Die Malerei ist eine Leidenschaft, der die Diva schon lange frönt. Eigentlich ein Hobby, das Donna Anna aber durchaus zum Beruf machen könnte. 2009 wurde bei einer Wohltätigkeitsveranstaltung ein Gemälde von...

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