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  • 08.04.2016 - Joseph Calleja honored with Opera News award on April 10

  • In between performances of Simon Boccanegra (opening tonight at the Metropolitan Opera), Joseph Calleja will be honored with a 2016 Opera News Award on April 10. The Maltese tenor will receive the prize for excellence in the genre in a black-tie gala at the Plaza Hotel alongside fellow inductees Anna Netrebko, Elīna Garanča, Waltraud Meier, and José van Dam. In this month’s issue of Opera News, Louise T. Guinther writes:...

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  • 08.04.2016 - Pumeza performs in South Africa with Josh Groban

  • Pumeza Matshikiza joins singer Josh Groban for three performances on his concert tour, at some of South Africa's most acclaimed venues. She performs on April 10 at the ICC in Durban, and at the Grand Arena in Cape Town on April 12 & 13. 

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  • 08.04.2016 - Rolando Villazón’s 2016-17 season highlights

  • Rolando Villazón’s 2016-17 season will see the famed tenor in the major opera houses of New York, Paris, London, Vienna, and beyond, performing works by composers ranging from Monteverdi and Mozart to Donizetti and Miroslav Srnka.  The title role in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, considered by many to be the first surviving opera, will be his first opera of the season, performed at Musikfest Bremen in September 2016. He returns to the...

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  • 07.04.2016 - Ildar Abdrazakov - reviving 'Attila' in Monaco

  • This month, Ildar Abdrazakov headlines a new production of Attila at the Opéra de Monte Carlo, the company premiere of Verdi’s political drama. As the titular Hun, Ildar stars under the baton of Daniele Callegari in Ruggero Raimondi’s production — produced in partnership with the Opéra Royal de Wallonie. George Petean sings Ezio, Carmen Giannattasio is Odabella, and Andeka Gorrotxategi is heard as Foresto. Click here for tickets.

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  • 07.04.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky performs at the George London Foundation Gala Concert

  • Sondra Radvanovsky joined several acclaimed colleagues in performance on April 6, to celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the George London Foundation competition. Critics heralded her spectacular performance: "Sometimes a performer becomes so associated with a particular role that it takes a moment to adjust when they appear out of character. The soprano Sondra Radvanovsky has portrayed Donizetti’s Tudor queens with such fierce conviction at the...

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  • 06.04.2016 - Piotr Beczala returns to 'Un ballo in maschera' at Wiener Staatsoper

  • Following a triumph at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Un ballo in maschera, Piotr Beczala returns to the role of Verdi’s lovestruck ruler in the same work at the Wiener Staatsoper. Starring opposite Piotr’s Gustav III will be Krassimira Stoyanova as Amelia and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Count Ankarström. Nadia Krasteva sings Ulrica, and Hila Fahima is Oscar. Jesús López-Cobos conducts the revival of Gianfranco de Bosio’s...

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