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  • 29.05.2016 - Pumeza Matshikiza: Arias CD review – huge personality

  • "The South African lyric soprano Pumeza Matshikiza, now enjoying an international reputation, has versatility, range and huge personality. Her voice is rich without heaviness, capable of teasing lightness and flexibility, as the selection here demonstrates. She opens with a tender Si, mi chiamano Mimi from Puccini’s La bohème (Mimi is one of her signature roles) and travels via Hahn, Fauré and Ravel back to Mozart, Gluck and, in an...

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  • 28.05.2016 - Kate Lindsey sings Dorabella in 'Così fan tutte' this summer at Festival d'Aix-en-Provence

  • Kate Lindsey sings the role of Dorabella in Mozart's eternal classic Così fan tutte, this summer at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence. Performances take place June 30 and July 2, 5, 8, 11, 13, 15, 17 & 19, and also feature Lenneke Ruiten as Fiordiligi, Joel Prieto as Ferrando, and Nahuel di Pierro as Guglielmo. Louis Langrée and Jérémie Rhorer share conducting responsibilities for these performances, which...

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  • 27.05.2016 - Mojca Erdmann - June recitals throughout Europe

  • Following her performances in the title role of Proserpina in Rome, Mojca Erdmann presents three highly anticipated recitals throughout Europe. She performs with pianist Manuel Lange in Krün, Germany on June 11; and with pianist Malcolm Martineau at the Mozartfest in Würzburg, Germany on June 19 and in Schwarzenberg, Austria at the Schubertiade on June 24.

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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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