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  • 11.04.2016 - Times of Malta highlights Joseph Calleja's recent Opera News Award win

  • Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja was last night handed the Opera News award during a ceremony in New York. Calleja was among five honorees to be acknowledged for contributions to the opera world at the 11th annual awards ceremony. The tenor was handed the award by opera legend Placido Domingo - the two are incidentally currently performing in Simon Boccanegra in New York. Read the entire feature here.

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  • 11.04.2016 - Excélsior interviews Rolando Villazón on his life in opera

  • Rolando Villazón (Ciudad de México, 1972) no quiere hablar de forma autobiográfica en esta entrevista. Por eso se distrae en la poesía de César Vallejo y Fernando del Paso, en Palíndromo y Golondrina, los personajes de su siguiente libro. A cada rato sonríe y no deja de hablar. Un instante reflexiona sobre el estado de la ópera en el mundo y en cómo atraer más público a las salas de concierto,...

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  • 09.04.2016 - Claus Guth's 'Rigoletto' on stage in Paris

  • Claus Guth's staging of Verdi's 'Rigoletto' can be seen on stage this month, for the Opéra national de Paris at the Opéra Bastille. The April 9 performance has been canceled due to a labor strike; performances will resume on April 11. Tickets and more information are available at the following link.

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  • 09.04.2016 - Rolando Villazón directs 'Don Pasquale' next season at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein

  • Rolando Villazón will direct Donizetti's Don Pasquale for the Deutsche Oper am Rhein next season, beginning in April 2017. Additional details are available at the following link.

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  • 08.04.2016 - Mojca Erdmann featured in recital at Tokyo's Bunka Kaikan

  • Mojca Erdmann is joined by pianist Malcom Martineau for a recital this month, at the Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo. Tickets are available at the following link for this performance, taking place on April 20.

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  • 08.04.2016 - Anna Netrebko set to receive a 2016 Opera News Award

  • This month, Anna Netrebko will be named one of the five 2016 Opera News Awards recipients in a black-tie gala at the Plaza Hotel. Recognizing excellence in the art form, the award will be presented on April 10 to Anna alongside fellow singers Waltraud Meier, Elīna Garanča, José van Dam, and Joseph Calleja. F. Paul Driscoll writes in this month’s Opera News of Anna: “Netrebko has an electric connection to the audience, a dazzling sense of urgency...

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