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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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  • 10.03.2016 - WSJ Opera Clip: Sondra Radvanovsky Sings in Tudor Trilogy

  • "Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky is the first singer in the history of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City to star in all three operas of Gaetano Donizetti's Tudor trilogy. Watch clips from the operas." - Wall Street Journal

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  • 10.03.2016 - 'Soprano Anna Netrebko at height of her powers in Hong Kong debut'

  • "The Russian soprano more than lived up to her star billing, her technique flawless and her magnificent voice powerful and expressive . . . No star shines brighter in today’s operatic world than Anna Netrebko. Not since Maria Callas has any diva created such an impact. The Russian-born soprano started her career under Valery Gergiev’s guidance at the Mariinsky Opera in St Petersburg, singing her first leading role at the age of 22. Since then she has...

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  • 10.03.2016 - Pumeza Matshikiza sings Micaëla in 'Carmen' at Oper Stuttgart

  • Pumeza's remaining performances as Micaëla in Bizet's Carmen at the Oper Stuttgart can be seen March 12 & 15 and April 1 & 16. Marc Soustrot conducts this revival production with staging by Sebastian Nübling. Tickets are available via Oper Stuttgart online.

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  • 09.03.2016 - Yusif Eyvazov is the "the revelation of the night" at concert in Hong Kong

  • ". . . the revelation of the evening was Eyvazov. Scheduled to sing Calaf in Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera and the title role in Otello at the Mariinsky later this year, he is clearly destined for great things. A heroic tenor in the Domingo mode, he has a strong stage presence and a huge voice – the ringing final note of his encore, Nessun Dorma, brought the house down. The couple, only married since December, had a delightful rapport...

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