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  • 12.07.2016 - Ildar joins all-star lineup for annual Champ de Mars concert on Bastille Day

  • This July 14, Ildar Abdrazakov will be counted as part of an all-star lineup of singers for the Orchestre National de France’s annual Concert de Paris.  Held on the Champ de Mars with the Eiffel Tower as a stunning backdrop, the musical celebration of Bastille Day will offer selections from works by Bizet, Gounod, Saint-Saëns, and Berlioz as well as works by international composers including Verdi, Mozart, and Beethoven. The event concludes, naturally,...

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  • 12.07.2016 - Regula Mühlemann - 'Kleopatra und der Barock'

  • "Das Rheingau Musik Festival verspricht Kunstgenuss auf höchstem Niveau. Bereits seit einigen Jahren unternimmt das Festival immer mal wieder Ausflüge mit einigen Veranstaltungen nach Bad Homburg. So auch am kommenden Mittwoch, wenn das Rheingau Musik Festival in der Erlöserkirche gastiert. Unter dem Obertitel „Starke Frauen“ konzertieren von 20 Uhr an Regula Mühlemann (Sopran), das La Folia Barockorchester sowie Robin Peter Müller...

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  • 12.07.2016 - Acclaim for Thomas Hampson's performance on new Deutsche Grammophon release of ‘Le nozze di Figaro’

  • “These are not full productions, but because they don’t require months of commitment, they do allow for some high-toned casting options … singers who can convey a personality in the first few notes – Thomas Hampson as the Count, for example.” David Patrick Stearns – Philadelphia Inquirer Purchase your copy of this critically lauded album via the following link!

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  • 12.07.2016 - Joseph Calleja is a featured soloist in the Verdi Requiem in Orange

  • On July 16, Joseph Calleja returns to Orange, France for an open-air performance of Verdi’s mighty Requiem with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse. A frequent interpreter of the work, the Maltese tenor is joined by soprano Krassimira Stoyanova, soprano Ekaterina Gubanova, and bass Vitalij Kowaljow and the Choir of the Orfeón Donostiarra.  Tugan Sokhiev conducts the performance, which carries a rain date of July 17. Click here for additional...

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  • 11.07.2016 - Opera News reviews Kate Lindsey's Dorabella at Aix-en-Provence

  • "Dorabella’s “Smanie implacabili” was played for real, to dark effect, with pulpy mezzo tone from Kate Lindsey." Stephen J. Mudge - Opera News

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  • 11.07.2016 - In Dresden Cultural Riches Abound Throughout This 'Florence on the Elbe' - featuring Piotr Beczala's 'Lohengrin'

  • "When the excellent tenor Piotr Beczala joined me in 2015 for a conversation at New York University's Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò as part of a series I lead there about Italian opera, he mentioned that he would be singing his first Wagner role, Lohengrin, in Dresden in May 2016. It is one of my favorite operas, and this seemed an ideal match of singer to role. The fact that his Elsa would be Anna Netrebko in her first major turn in a Wagner opera (she had sung...

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