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  • 29.07.2016 - Anna Netrebko named Female Singer of the Year in 2016 ECHO Klassik Awards

  • As was announced earlier today, the 2016 ECHO Klassik Award for Female Singer of the Year will go to Anna Netrebko for her triumphant performance as Lady Macbeth in Verdi’s Macbeth, recorded live in HD at the Metropolitan Opera in 2014 and released on DVD and Blu-ray by Deutsche Grammophon in 2015. Presented annually by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie, the ECHO Klassiks recognize extraordinary recordings by classical artists. This...

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  • 29.07.2016 - 'A Queen of Many Faces' - HuffPost feature highlighting Sondra Radvanovsky

  • Historical dramas have an intense appeal for many audiences. To some, there is the vicarious thrill of witnessing history come alive. For others, such dramas offer an opportunity to apply their creative skills to the design of period-specific costumes and scenery. While famous women such as Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, Sacajawea, and Harriet Tubman have been portrayed on stage and screen, the three Tudor queens (Elizabeth I, Mary, Queen of Scots, and Anne Boleyn) hold a...

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  • 28.07.2016 - 'Così fan tutte' starring Kate Lindsey now available on ARTE

  • Mozart’s comedy of errors COSÌ FAN TUTTE is the highlight at the Archevêché stage in Aix-en-Provence during the 2016 opera festival. Director Christophe Honoré sets the opera in Ethiopia during the Italian occupation in the 1930s, extending the lighthearted story with a commentary on racism and fascism. Kate Lindsey stars as Dorabella in this not-to-be-missed production. Watch via ARTE/The Opera Platform

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  • 28.07.2016 - Video now available from V International BelgorodMusicFest2016 - featuring Ildar Abdrazakov

  • Enjoy video from the V International BelgorodMusicFest2016 - 'Borislav Strulev and Friends' on YouTube, featuring Ildar Abdrazakov performing music from Bizet's 'Carmen.'

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  • 28.07.2016 - Salzburg Festival’s “Manon Lescaut” Love Story Has Real Lovers in Lead Roles - Interview with Yusif Eyvazov

  • Austria’s renowned Salzburg Festival is to regale its audiences this year with a story of true love featuring lead roles perfectly suited to the task.The opera “Manon Lescaut” will be performed at the festival for the first time on Monday with a real couple playing Giacomo Puccini’s lovers.Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and her Azerbaijani tenor husband Yusif Eyvazov were cast as the lovers Manon Lescaut and Renato Des Grieux.The singers met in...

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  • 27.07.2016 - Thomas Hampson - Salzburg Festival Events

  • Thomas Hampson presents a master class for the Salzburg Festival Young Singers Project on August 11 at 3pm. The class is free and open to the public (tickets are available at the Salzburg Festival shop) and features several artists from the Young Singers Project. Mr. Hampson can also be seen in a lied recital at the Salzburg Festival on August 15, with pianist Wolfram Rieger. The duo presents a programme commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of...

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