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  • 23.04.2016 - Questionnaire de Proust : Rolando Villazón

  • Ténor flamboyant, généreux, prolixe, Rolando Villazón a depuis 2010 donné une nouvelle orientation à son répertoire, moins romantique, désormais plus classique. Mozart notamment occupe son agenda avec quelques succès notables dont Die Entführung aus dem Serail enregistré en juillet dernier chez Deutsche Grammophon. Il poursuit son parcours mozartien le vendredi 18 mars à la...

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  • 23.04.2016 - Joseph Calleja debuts as Don José in Oper Frankfurt's new production of 'Carmen'

  • Joseph Calleja sings the role of Don José in Bizet's Carmen for the first time, June 5, 15, 19, 25 & 29 and July 3 at Oper Frankfurt. Paula Murrihy sings the title role, with Karen Vuong as Micaëla and Daniel Schmutzhard as Escamillo. Barrie Kosky directs the production, with Constantinos Carydis leading from the pit.

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  • 22.04.2016 - "Already hailed by the press, Sondra Radvanovsky’s singing defied belief—her all-time best." - Examiner reviews the Met's 'Roberto Devereux'

  • "Donizetti queens have lost their heads left and right this season, starting with Anne Boleyn (“Anna Bolena”), then Mary, Queen of Scots (“Maria Stuarda”). Sondra Radvanovsky admirably embodied them both and survived to tell the tale. History dealt more kindly with this monarch, Elizabeth I, daughter of King Henry VIII and the aforementioned doomed Anne. In “Roberto Devereux” she keeps her head—though she loses her heart and,...

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  • 22.04.2016 - Regula Mühlemann sings 'Carmina Burana' next month in Geneva

  • Regula Mühlemann is featured with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Chœur du Grand Théâtre de Genève next month, as the soprano soloist in Orff's Carmina Burana. Alan Woodbridge leads the performance, which also includes dancers from the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève. These not-to-be-missed concerts take place May 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 21 & 22.

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  • 19.04.2016 - Idler Abdrazakov returns to the Royal Opera House in the 2016/17 season

  • Ildar Abdrazakov will return to the Royal Opera House as part of its 2016-17 season. The Bashkirian bass will reprise his acclaimed account of Filippo II in Verdi’s Don Carlo, starring in Nicholas Hytner’s visually rich production in May of 2017. Ildar will be seen opposite Bryan Hymel in the title role, Krassimira Stoyanova as Elisabetta, Ludovic Tézier as Rodrigo, and Ekaterina Semenchuk as Eboli. Tickets go on sale January 2017.

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  • 19.04.2016 - Thomas Hampson stars as Giorgio Germont in 'La traviata' at Deutsche Oper Berlin

  • Thomas Hampson returns to the Deutsche Oper Berlin next month in a signature role - Giorgio Germont in Verdi's La traviata. Performances take place May 2 & 6, and feature Diana Damrau as Violetta, with Saimir Pirgu as Alfredo. The revival staging of Götz Friedrich's original production features sets designed by Frank Philipp Schlößmann, with Ivan Repusic leading the Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin. Mr. Hampson...

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