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  • 29.05.2016 - Critical acclaim for Rolando Villazón's performance in "Juliette"

  • "This evening is a triumph for Rolando Villazón . . . With his enormous stage presence the Mexican tenor has always been noticed - but so radical, so touching as now in Bohuslav Martinu's "Juliette" at the Berlin State Opera we could not even have known his acting potential." {Dieser Abend ist ein Triumph für Rolando Villazon . . . Mit seiner enormen Bühnenpräsenz hat der Mexikaner ja schon immer gepunktet – so radikal aber, so...

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  • 29.05.2016 - Piotr Beczała sings title role in Berlioz' 'La damnation de Faust' in Berlin

  • Piotr Beczała will sing the title role in Berlioz' spectacular La damnation de Faust on June 25 & 26, in concert with the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin. The cast also features Ildebrando D‘Arcangelo (Méphistophélès), José Fardilha (Brander), and Agunda Kulaeva (Marguerite), with conductor Tugan Sokhiev leading from the podium.

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  • 29.05.2016 - Additional acclaim for Radvanovsky's 'Tosca' in Munich

  • "The title role of “Tosca” is one of Sondra Radvanovsky’s signature roles. It is a role to which her dramatic instincts and her large and expressive voice, with its gleaming top and secure lower register, are suited perfectly. Her Vissi d’arte was indeed a expression of the artistic excellence of a true diva (applying to both the character and the artist who makes the character real.) From her first entrance in the church...

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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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