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  • 08.05.2016 - Idlar Abdrazakov joins Riccardo Muti for 'Macbeth' in concert

  • Following a triumphant return to the title role of Attila, Ildar Abdrazakov reprises another Verdian role for two concert performances of Macbeth with Riccardo Muti in Stockholm. Performing at the city’s Konserthuset, the Bashkirian bass encores his account of Banco opposite Luca Salsi in the title role with Vittoria Yeo as Lady Macbeth and Francesco Meli as Macduff. The May 15 and 17 performances mark Ildar’s first in...

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  • 08.05.2016 - Piotr Beczała - 'Lohengrin' performances are now sold-out in Dresden

  • The Semperoper Dresden performances of Wagner's Lohengrin, featuring Piotr Beczała in his title role debut, are now completely sold out. Additional information on the production can be found via the Semperoper online.

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  • 07.05.2016 - Claus Guth's staging of 'Rigoletto' a "triumph" at the Bastille

  • "Verdi's "Rigoletto" by Verdi's is at the Bastille and there's nights like this where everything is perfect, it is a triumph . . . Claus Guth serves Verdi with simplicity and elegance." {"Rigoletto" de Verdi est à l'opéra Bastille et il y'a des soirs comme ça où tout est parfait, c'est un triomphe . . . Claus Guth sert Verdi avec simplicité et élégance.} Thierry Forile - france info

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  • 07.05.2016 - Kate Lindsey - now on Twitter

  • Follow mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey's journies across the world via her new Twitter page - find her @kate_mezzo for updates on her schedule, life on the road, and behind the scenes content.

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  • 07.05.2016 - Mojca Erdmann sings 'Proserpina' at Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

  • Mojca Erdmann is featured in a new production of Wolfgang Rihm's monodrama Proserpina, this summer at the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma. Performances take place June 7 & 9, and are the first time this work has ever been performed in Italy. Walter Kobéra leads the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, with stage direction by Valentina Carrasco.

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  • 06.05.2016 - Rolando Villazón awarded the Champagne-Preis für Lebensfreude

  • Der Startenor Rolando Villazón (44) hat sich mit seinen Entertainer-Qualitäten eine Auszeichnung gesichert: den Champagne-Preis für Lebensfreude. Die Jury würdigte damit die «originelle, fröhliche, prickelnde und spritzige Weise, in der er klassische Musik und die Welt der Oper künstlerisch anspruchsvoll präsentiert und verkörpert», wie die Veranstalter zur Preisverleihung am Montagabend...

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