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  • 04.08.2016 - Joseph Calleja returns to the Royal Opera House in Bellini's 'Norma'

  • Joseph Calleja sings Pollione in a new production of Bellini's Norma this autumn at London's Royal Opera House. Mr. Calleja made his debut at the ROH in 2002 as the Duke of Mantua in Verdi's Rigoletto, and has enjoyed a series of acclaimed portrayals for the company, including Alfredo in La traviata, Macduff in Macbeth, and more. The Norma performances take place September 12, 16, 20, 23 & 26 and October 1, 4 & 8. Sir Antonio Pappano leads the ROH...

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  • 03.08.2016 - Stereophile praises Rolando Villazón's Basilio on new 'Figaro' album release

  • "Just as wonderful, if not more so, is Villazón as Basilio, the music teacher. Earlier in his career, before his vocal crisis, Villazón excelled in comic opera. Here, his personality remains just as distinct and charming, and his voice handsome and steady. It's a marvelous performance on every level." (Stereophile)

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  • 03.08.2016 - Tucker Gala to Bring All-Star Lineup Home to Carnegie Hall This Fall, featuring Yusif Eyvazov in his debut appearance

  • One of the most highly anticipated events of the opera season, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation's annual gala returns home to New York's Carnegie Hall for the first time in more than a quarter of a century on Sunday, October 30. Soprano Tamara Wilson, winner of the 2016 Richard Tucker Award, joins a host of today's greatest opera luminaries: past Tucker Award-winners Renée Fleming, Joyce DiDonato, and Jamie Barton; sopranos Anna Netrebko, Kristine Opolais, and...

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  • 02.08.2016 - Mojca Erdmann - 2016/17 season highlights

  • Mojca Erdmann's 2016/17 performance season takes her to some of the most acclaimed venues in Europe. She stars as Susanna in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro at Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu, November 7, 12, 14 & 16. On January 18, 21 & 23, 2017 she reprises her role as the Landlady in Miroslav Srnka's South Pole at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. Mojca is then joined by the delian::quartett to present a concert at the Konzerthaus Berlin on...

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  • 01.08.2016 - Piotr Beczala headlines new production of Gounod’s Faust at Salzburger Festspiele

  • Following his return to the Bayerische Staatsoper for the Münchner Opernfestspiele, Piotr Beczala heads to the Salzburger Festspiele to star in a new production of Gounod’s Faust. The internationally-acclaimed interpreter of Gounod’s soul-selling philosopher stars opposite Ildar Abdrazakov as Méphistophélès and Maria Agresta as Marguerite in a production helmed by Reinhard von der Thannen.  Alejo Pérez conducts...

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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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