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  • 06.07.2016 - 'Joseph Calleja keeps guest artist names under wraps' for 28 July open-air concert

  • "Expect guest artists at this year's Joseph Calleja open-air concert - but you'll have to wait until the night itself to know who they are.  The world-famous tenor said today that the guests "should please a lot of different tastes", adding that this year's concert will bring the focus back to opera music, with "longer sections from popular and beloved opera pieces." Mr Calleja will be performing at the Floriana Granaries on 28 July. He will be joined on...

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  • 06.07.2016 - Anna Netrebko und Yusif Eyvazov in der Laeiszhalle - 28 August

  • "Am Sonntag, 28. August 2016, geben Anna Netrebko, die erfolgreichste Sopranistin der Welt, und der Tenor Yusif Eyvazov erstmals gemeinsam ein Konzert in Hamburg. Wenn Anna Netrebko auf der Bühne steht, sind Standing Ovations sicher. Eine Künstlerin wie Anna Netrebko erscheint im Musikkosmos "Once in a Lifetime", wie die New York Times schreibt. Wer das Glück hat, sie auf der Bühne zu erleben, wird in Echtzeit Zeuge davon, wie Musikgeschichte...

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  • 05.07.2016 - Piotr Beczała - Salzburg Festival

  • "A 2016 Summer Festival Guide for European Opera Lovers - European opera festivals this year offer something to suit every taste. New works take a bow, older ones get a fresh look, and dependable warhorses show they can still light up the house. So whether you swoon for the solidly traditional or jive to the quirkily avant-garde, you’ll find plenty to sate your cultural craving . . . Also on offer at Salzburg are new productions of Richard...

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  • 05.07.2016 - 'Gespräch mit dem Bariton Thomas Hampson'

  • BR-Klassik Im Juli 2016 ist Bariton Thomas Hampson im Rahmen der Münchner Opernfestspiele wieder in vier Vorstellungen von Miroslav Srnkas Oper “South Pole” zu hören; ein Werk über die frühen Expeditionen an den Südpol und vor allem das Wettrennen zwischen dem Briten Robert F. Scott und dem Norweger Roald Amundsen, der wie schon bei der Uraufführung im Januar 2016 von Thomas Hampson verkörpert wird. Meret Forster sprach mit...

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  • 03.07.2016 - Critical acclaim for Kate Lindsey's portrayal of Dorabella at Aix-en-Provence Festival

  • "Kate Lindsey’s energetic, earthy mezzo suited the more impulsive sister, Dorabella . . . This conductor, orchestra and cast will present “Così” in concert at Alice Tully Hall on Aug. 15 as part of Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival. It will surely be an impressive performance." Zachary Woolfe - The New York Times

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  • 01.07.2016 - Mojca is the "Queen of the Night" in 'Proserpina'

  • "La regina della notte al Nazionale. Proserpina è Mojca Erdmann ... Certamente la giovane Erdmann ha campo libero nel primeggiare. Non ci sono altri interlocutori vocali. In poco più di un’ora di rappresentazione lei canta, gorgheggia, trilla e lancia anatemici grida fra i defunti, rimpiangendo a tratti il bel tempo di quando “vedevo il cielo e vivevo fra i vivi”. La voce dalla timbrica particolare, professionalmente bel...

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