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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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  • 19.04.2016 - Piotr Beczala - recital to open San Diego Opera's 2016/17 season

  • Following acclaimed performances in their Verdi Requiem and Un ballo in maschera, Piotr Beczała returns to the San Diego Opera this fall, to open the company's highly anticipated 2016/17 season with a solo recital at The Balboa Theatre. This not-to-be-missed performance takes place on September 17, and will surely be a highlight of the now resurrected SDO's season.

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  • 19.04.2016 - Opera News reviews Mojca Erdmann's "unforgettable" performance in world premiere of 'South Pole'

  • ". . . soprano Mojca Erdmann used her pristine timbre to paint an unforgettable portrait of Amundsen’s Landlady . . ." Jeffrey A. Leipsic - Opera News

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