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  • 11.07.2016 - Rolando Villazón featured on Deutsche Grammophon release of 'Le nozze di Figaro,' latest installment in Villazón–Nézet-Séguin Mozart Cycle

  • With previous recordings of Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte released in recent years to wide acclaim (alongside 2015’s Grammy-nominated Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Deutsche Grammophon completes the Mozart-Da Ponte trio of operas featured in its Mozart Cycle with today’s launch of Le nozze di Figaro. The recording features Rolando Villazón in his role debut as Don Basilio. Presented as part of Rolando...

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  • 10.07.2016 - Pumeza Matshikiza - 'Les nouveaux canons de beauté de la scène lyrique'

  • "La Parisienne Sabine Devieilhe, la mezzo-soprano américaine Kate Lindsey, la cantatrice à la chevelure auburn Patricia Petibon ou encore la soprano sud-africaine Pumeza Matshikiza ont, parmi beaucoup d'autres, définitivement enterré l'image de la chanteuse d'opéra grosse dondon." Read the entire feature at o.nouvelobs.com

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  • 10.07.2016 - 'Yusif Eyvazov, un tenore azero all'Arena di Verona'

  • "Debutti importanti nella stagione 2015/2016 per Yusif Eyvazov, stella nascente nel panorama operistico in Azerbaijan.  L'Azerbajan non è il primo posto che viene in mente quando si pensa all'opera lirica, ma come molte altre destinazioni atipiche ha, di tanto in tanto, prodotto cantanti di sorprendente talento. Yusif è l'esempio più recente dell'Azerbaijan e forse quello più acclamato di sempre. Il tenore ha iniziato i suoi studi nella...

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  • 08.07.2016 - Mojca Erdmann - July recital series with Andreas Post and Thomas Neuhoff

  • Soprano Mojca Erdmann brings works by Robert and Clara Schumann to audiences in Holzhausen and Bonn in two recitals with tenor Andreas Post and pianist Thomas Neuhoff. On July 9, the German soprano performs duets by Robert and Clara Schumann in the International Voices Festival at Gut Holzhausen. The program includes Clara and Robert Schumann’s twelve settings of Friedrich Rückert’s “Liebesfrühling” and selected duets by Robert...

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  • 06.07.2016 - Rolando Villazón sings Alfredo in 'La traviata' at the Bayerische Staatsoper

  • Rolando Villazón returns to the Bayerische Staatsoper this month, as Alfredo Germont in Verdi's timeless La traviata. The performances, hosted as part of the Munich Opera Festival, take place on July 15 & 18. Sonya Yoncheva sings Violetta Valéry, with Simon Keenlyside as Giorgio Germont. Please note tickets are sold-out for the performance on July 18, with extremely limited availability on opening night.

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  • 06.07.2016 - Ildar Abdrazakov is Méphistophélès in Gounod's 'Faust' at the Salzburg Festival

  • Ildar Abdrazakov stars as Méphistophélès in a new production of Gounod's 'Faust,' August 10, 14, 17, 20, 23, 26 & 29 at the Salzburg Festival. Piotr Beczała sings the title role, with Maria Agresta as Marguerite. Alejo Pérez leads the Wiener Philharmoniker for this production, with a complete production and costume design by Reinhard von der Thannen.

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