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  • 27.05.2016 - Anna Netrebko sings 'Manon Lescaut' in Vienna

  • Anna Netrebko will star in the title role of Puccini's Manon Lescaut this summer at the Wiener Staatsoper. Performances take place June 20, 23, 27 & 30, and also feature Marcello Giordani as Des Grieux and David Pershall as Lescaut. The opening night performance also receives a live outdoor simulcast at the Staatsoper.

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  • 23.05.2016 - Thomas Hampson featured in Memorial Day Concert with the New York Philharmonic

  • Thomas Hampson returns to New York City this month, to perform in the New York Philharmonic’s annual free Memorial Day Concert. This year’s event is presented in memory of NYPhil’s late Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur. The performance also features trumpet player Wynton Marsalis and Mr. Hampson both in performance and also to give addresses in Masur’s memory, on a programme that also highlights Brahms’ Symphony No. 2. The concert, which...

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  • 23.05.2016 - Complete program for Ildar Abdrazakov's solo recital at the Teatro alla Scala

  • Ildar Abdrazakov returns to Milan's acclaimed Teatro alla Scala on May 30, in a solo recital accompanied by pianist Mzia Bachtouridze. The complete programme is now available, and includes the following works:  Michail Glinka: I remember the wonderful moment, In the blood burns the fire of desire, Travelling Song Anton Rubinstein: from 12 Persian Songs op. 34, Song n. 9 Modest Mussorgsky: Songs and dances of death Giuseppe Verdi: Cupo è...

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  • 23.05.2016 - Regula Mühlemann - featured soloist in Haydn's 'Die Schöpfung' (The Creation) this summer in Dresden

  • Regula Mühlemann is the soprano soloist for a performance of Haydn's masterwork 'Die Schöpfung' (The Creation) this summer, presented as part of the Dresdner Musikfestspiele. The performance takes place on June 2 at the Kreuzkirche in Dresden, and also features tenor Daniel Behle and bass Georg Zeppenfeld, with the Dresdner Kammerchor und Festspielorchester led by Hans-Christoph Rademann.

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  • 23.05.2016 - Joseph Calleja - summer performances in Frankfurt, Llangollen, Orange, Munich, and Malta

  • Joseph Calleja begins his summer performance season with a role debut as Don José in Bizet’s Carmen at Oper Frankfurt, June 5 through July 3. In the perennially popular work, the Maltese tenor stars opposite Paula Murrihy in the title role, with Daniel Schmutzhard as Escamillo and Karen Vuong as Micaëla. Constantinos Carydis conducts Barrie Kosky’s production. Later in July, Joseph will be back in Germany for two...

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  • 22.05.2016 - Critical acclaim for Sondra Radvanovsky's 'Tosca' at the Bayerische Staatsoper

  • "Sondra Radvanovsky was a fabulous Tosca. The American-Canadian soprano really is in her absolute prime right now. Her orange-toned soprano is round and rich and she had no trouble carrying over the tremendous noise from the pit, with the registers absolutely integrated from shining top to smoky bottom.  Her Tosca was coquettish in the first act with Cavaradossi, feral as she stabbed Scarpia, and optimistic in the last act, thereby completely mapping the...

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