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  • 15.01.2016 - ‘Il trovatore’ – Opéra national de Paris

  • Yusif Eyvazov sings the role of Manrico in Verdi’s epic Il trovatore for Opéra national de Paris, on February 29 and March 3 at the Opéra Bastille. The cast features Hui He as Leonora, Ludovic Tézier (2/29) and Vitaliy Bilyy (3/3) as Il Conte di Luna, and Ekaterina Semenchuk (2/29) and Luciana D’Intino (3/3) alternate as Azucena. Acclaimed conductor Daniele...

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  • 15.01.2016 - Southbank Centre Concert

  • On January 22, Joseph Calleja returns to London for a Southbank Centre concert held at Royal Festival Hall.  The Maltese tenor brings with him a selection of his favorite arias from the canon of Verdi, including selections from Rigoletto, La traviata, Simon Boccanegra, Un ballo in maschera, and Macbeth. Joseph is joined by the Philharmonia Orchestra and conductor Ramón Tebar. Click here for ticket information.

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  • 12.01.2016 - 2016 begins with premiere of South Pole at Bayerische Staatsoper, Mozart Requiem with Munich Philharmonic

  • Mojca Erdmann begins 2016 in Munich for the world premiere of Miroslav Srnka’s South Pole, opening January 31 at the Bayerische Staatsoper. Mojca performs the role of Landlady alongside Rolando Villazón, Thomas Hampson, and Tara Erraught under the baton of Kirill Petrenko. Following her engagement with the Bayerische Staatsoper, Mojca joins the Munich Philharmonic for Mozart’s Requiem in D Minor. Mojca, whose “soprano voice was...

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  • 12.01.2016 - Rolando Villazón stars in world premiere of South Pole at Bayerische Staatsoper

  • 2016 begins for Rolando Villazón with the world premiere production of South Pole at the Bayerische Staatsoper. Composer Miroslav Srnka and playwright Tim Holloway’s work, recounting British explorer Robert Scott and Norwegian adventurer Roald Amundsen’s parallel quests to become the first to reach the south pole, stars Rolando as Scott opposite Thomas Hampson as Amundsen. Hans Neuenfels directs the production, which is conducted by Kirill...

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  • 12.01.2016 - 'Le nozze di Figaro' at the Canadian Opera Company

  • Claus Guth's production of Mozart's sparkling classic Le nozze di Figaro from the Salzburg Festival travels to Toronto this year, to be featured at the Canadian Opera Company from February 4-27. This production, inspired by the films of Ingmar Bergman and acclaimed plays by Ibsen and Strindberg, features a spectacular international cast. Josef Wagner sings Figaro, Jane Archibald is Susanna, Erin Wall is the Countess Almaviva, Russell Braun sings the...

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  • 01.01.2016 - Productions across Europe in early 2016

  • Several of Claus Guth's stagings can be seen in acclaimed venues throughout Europe early in the new year. His setting of Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier is on stage at Oper Frankfurt from January 9-February 14, Strauss' Salome is featured at the Deutsche Oper Berlin from January 24-April 6, and Britten's The Turn of the Screw can be seen January 31-February 20 at the Berlin State Opera.  

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