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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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  • 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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