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  • 25.04.2016 - Thomas Hampson gives a “magnificent” performance of Mahler’s ‘Das Lied von der Erde’ with the NY Phil and Alan Gilbert

  • “Hampson was at his plain-spoken best, close to conversational, the phrases nearly free, completely transparent to meaning, and clearly involved in all the instrumental passages. His delivery of “Die Welt schlaft ein!” in “Der Abschied” was like centuries of great poetry captured in a single breath.” George Grella – New York Classical Review “The soloists here were the busy Wagnerian tenor Stefan Vinke and the...

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  • 24.04.2016 - Yusif Eyvazov debuts at the Wiener Staatsoper this week as Calaf in new production of 'Turandot'

  • Yusif Eyvazov makes his debut at the Wiener Staatsoper this week, singing Calaf in a new production of Puccini's Turandot.  Performances take place April 28 and May 1, 5, 8 & 12 in a new production both staged and designed by acclaimed director Marco Arturo Marelli. Gustavo Dudamel conducts these performances, which also feature Lise Lindstrom in the title role and Anita Hartig as Liù.

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  • 24.04.2016 - Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Sets 2016 Season, starring Kate Lindsey as Dorabella in 'Così fan tutte'

  • The 68th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present an international roster of artists in six major vocal productions plus an opera-in-concert from June 30 - July 20. New Festival productions this year are Mozart's Cosi fan tutte directed by Christophe Honoré and conducted by Louis Langrée with the Freiburger Barockorchester; Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande led by...

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  • 24.04.2016 - Anna Netrebko stars in 'Lohengrin' live broadcast on May 22

  • Richard Wagners Oper "Lohengrin" wird am Sonntag, dem 22. Mai, live aus der Semperoper auf den Theaterplatz übertragen, unter der musikalischen Leitung von Christian Thielemann und mit Anna Netrebko als Elsa. Richard Wagners Oper »Lohengrin« wird am Sonntag, 22. Mai, live auf den Theaterplatz übertragen – unter der musikalischen Leitung von Christian Thielemann, Chefdirigent der Sächsischen Staatskapelle, und mit Anna Netrebko als...

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  • 24.04.2016 - Mojca Erdmann performs at the Klavier-Festival Ruhr

  • Mojca Erdmann is a featured soloist in two concerts at this year's Klavier-Festival Ruhr, held at Schloss Herten. The first takes place on May 5 and features Brahms' Zwei Gesänge mit Bratsche op. 91 and Liebesliederwalzer op. 52, in addition to other works (TBA). On May 6 she also sings lieder by Brahms in performance with pianist Graham Johnson and tenor Robin Tritschler.

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  • 24.04.2016 - Culturebox reviews Pumeza Matshikiza's new album

  • "Elle entre en scène dans une superbe robe rouge, un rouge framboisé nuancé de moires chocolatées, elle commence avec un air des "Noces de Figaro", le "Deh vieni, non tardar" de Suzanne. Et l'on retrouve ces chaudes harmoniques, ce son plein, rond, égal, aux belles couleurs sombres, cette égalité du souffle (à aucun moment du récital Matshikiza ne sera prise en flagrant délit d'une note un peu...

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