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  • 14.03.2016 - Thomas Hampson - Heidelberg Spring Festival

  • Thomas Hampson returns to Heidelberg this spring, for the annual Internationales Musikfestival Heidelberger Frühling. The festival convenes with an opening concert on April 2 featuring Thomas, pianist Igor Levit, cellist Daniel Müller-Schott, clarinetist Jörg Widmann, the SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg and conductor Tito Muñoz. The event programme highlights works by Dvorák,...

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  • 14.03.2016 - Simon Boccanegra at The Metropolitan Opera

  • Following an acclaimed return to Lyric Opera of Chicago, Joseph Calleja heads to New York for a revival of Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra at the Metropolitan Opera. Reprising the role of Gabriele Adorno, the Maltese tenor stars opposite the legendary Plácido Domingo in the title role in performances heard on April 1, 5, 9, 13, and 16. While in New York, Joseph is also honored as one of five 2016 Opera News Awards laureates in an April 10th black-tie gala...

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  • 13.03.2016 - Mojca sings Mozart's Requiem in Munich next week!

  • Mojca Erdmann joins a spectacular group of colleagues in Munich next week, where they will perform Mozart's Requiemis with Maestro Zubin Mehta and the Munich Philharmonic, March 22, 24 & 26. Soloists for this not-to-be-missed series include Okka von der Damerau, Michael Schade, and Christof Fischesser. 

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  • 11.03.2016 - “Ein exemplarisches Rollenporträt” - Piotr Beczała stars in Munich Ballo

  • Returning to the role of Riccardo, Piotr Beczala has earned further acclaim for his part in the Bayerische Staatsoper’s new production of Un ballo in maschera, which opened on March 6: “Der Tenor erinnert in seiner makellos reinen Färbung an den jungen Nicolai Gedda; die Höhe erreicht Beczala leicht und doch kann er bemerkenswerte Kraft ausbilden, die Phrasierung ist vollendet geschmackvoll. Ein exemplarisches Rollenporträt.”...

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  • 11.03.2016 - Japan-Italy Friendship 150th Anniversary Concerts with Riccardo Muti

  • In the wake of a successful return to Opéra national de Paris, Ildar Abdrazakov teams up with Riccardo Muti for two concerts given as part of the Tokyo Spring Festival and in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Japanese-Italian Friendship. The Bashkirian bass is featured in a concert program that includes selections from Nabucco, Attila, Macbeth, I Lombardi, and Mefistofele. Joining Ildar and Maestro Muti are the Tokyo-HARUSAI Festival...

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  • 10.03.2016 - Rolando Villazón on 'Il re pastore' concert tour in Vienna, Barcelona, Lucerne, and Paris

  • Beginning tomorrow, Rolando Villazón embarks upon a four-city concert tour with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants. Reprising his role of Alessandro, the acclaimed tenor and noted Mozartean headlines the composer’s Il re pastore at Vienna’s Konzerthaus (March 11), Barcelona’s Palau de la Musica (March 13), KKL Lucerne (March 15), and the Philharmonie de Paris (March 18). Costarring in the performances are Martina Janková...

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