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  • 15.12.2015 - Ildar returns to the Metropolitan Opera for 'Anna Bolena'

  • 2016 for Ildar Abdrazakov begins with a return to New York for Anna Bolena at the Metropolitan Opera. The Bashkirian bass reprises his acclaimed Enrico VIII in the company revival of David McVicar’s production, here presented in the Met’s first installment of Donizetti’s “Tudor Queens” trilogy. January 5 and January 9‘s performances reunite Ildar with Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role, Jamie Barton as Giovanna Seymour,...

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  • 11.12.2015 - Opera News announces honorees of 2016 award

  • Joseph Calleja joins prominent members of the opera community as an honoree of the 2016 Opera News Award. The Maltese tenor has been lauded as "one of the finest lyric tenors in the world" (Opera News) and will be presented the award at the April 10 gala at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.    Opera News recognized five singers this year, honoring Anna Netrebko, Elina Garanca, Waltraud Meier, and José van Dam. 

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  • 11.12.2015 - Anna Netrebko named 2016 Opera News Award recipient

  • Anna Netrebko named 2016 Opera News Award recipient   Opera News announced today that Anna Netrebko will be a recipient of a 2016 Opera News Award! The annual honor recognizes leaders in opera and this year also acknowledges Joseph Calleja, Elina Garanca, Waltraud Meier and Jose van Dam. The awards will be presented at a gala evening on April 10, 2016 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Proceeds from the event will support the education programs of The...

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  • 08.12.2015 - Rolando and Cecilia on Tour continues in Berlin, Amsterdam, and London

  • Following successful performances in Zurich, Munich, and Prague, Rolando Villazón and Cecilia Bartoli’s European concert tour continues tonight at Berlin’s Philharmonie. Joined by the Orchestra La Scintilla an der Oper Zürich, with concertmaster Ada Pesch and oboist Pier Luigi Fabretti, the energetic duo performs arias and duets from works of Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini. Following the German capital, Rolando and Cecilia continue...

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  • 04.12.2015 - Mojca performs with Kuss Quartet in Istanbul

  • On December 10, Mojca Erdmann joins the Kuss Quartet for an evening of lieder at the Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall in Istanbul. The concert features arrangements by Aribert Reimann of Schumann’s Six Songs and Mendelssohn’s “…or does it mean death?” The program also includes Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 10 and Kurtág’s String Quartet Op. 28. The German soprano and Berlin-based ensemble have performed together at the...

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  • 01.12.2015 - 'Hänsel und Gretel' with the Dutch National Opera

  • Kate Lindsey stars as Hänsel in a new staging of Humperdinck's Hänsel and Gretel for the Dutch National Opera, for December 3-29. Lotte de Beer directs this new production, which also features Lenneke Ruiten as Gretel. Marc Albrecht leads the orchestra for this staging, new to the Dutch National Opera stage. 

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