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  • 09.10.2015 - Piotr Beczala - A “magnificent return” to San Francisco Opera in Lucia di Lammermoor

  • Piotr Beczala’s return to San Francisco Opera was hailed as “magnificent” by the San Francisco Chronicle, reviewing last night’s premiere of Lucia di Lammermoor. The Chronicle writes of the tenor’s star performance as Edgardo, “Each time Beczala came onstage — whether to pledge his love to Lucia in Act 1, to grapple with what he considers her betrayal in Act 2, or to bring the opera to a close with a brilliant account of the...

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  • 06.10.2015 - October performances in Europe

  • This month, Thomas Hampson is featured in concert and recital at several acclaimed venues throughout Europe. On October 8 he is the featured artist in a Formentor Sunsets Classics Concert in Mallorca, with an evening highlighting works by Mozart, Verdi, Massenet, Lehár, Bernstein, and Porter. He joins the Bamberger Symphoniker and conductor Jonathan Nott on October 10 and 11 to sing Mahler’s Des Knaben...

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  • 30.09.2015 - Piotr Beczala returns to San Francisco Opera for new production of Lucia di Lammermoor

  • October finds Piotr Beczala back in California, starring in a new production of Lucia di Lammermoor for San Francisco Opera. In his much-acclaimed account of Edgardo, Piotr stars opposite Nadine Sierra as Donizetti’s titular heroine. Brian Mulligan sings Enrico with Nicolas Testé as Raimondo. Nicola Luisotti conducts Michael Cavanagh’s production.  Of his 2008 performance of Edgardo at the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Times compared ...

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  • 11.09.2015 - Mojca Erdmann joins Bach Collegium Japan for multi-city tour

  • This fall, Mojca joins the Bach Collegium Japan for a series of concerts of Bach cantatas. Mojca performs with bass-baritone Dominik Wörner under the baton of Masaaki Suzuki. Mojca travels to Kobe, Japan on September 19 for the first of three concerts, performing “Mer Hahn en neue Oberkeet” and “Non sa che sia dolore.” Mojca reprises the same program on September 20 in Nagoya, and again on September 26 in Tokyo. Following...

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  • 25.08.2015 - Piotr Beczala - Verdi’s Requiem at Schleswig-Holstein Festival

  • In his final concert of the summer season, Piotr Beczala joins an all-star cast of colleagues for Verdi’s monumental Requiem, closing out the Schleswig-Holstein Festival in Kiel, Germany. The Polish tenor joins soprano Erin Wall, mezzo-soprano Sonia Ganassi, and bass René Pape under the baton of Christoph Eschenbach. Taking place August 30, the concert also hears the NDR Symphony Orchestra and NDR Youth Symphony Orchestra in the...

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  • 24.08.2015 - L’elisir d’amore, directed by and starring Rolando Villazón, receives ECHO Klassik Award

  • As was announced earlier today, Rolando Villazón’s production ofL’elisir d’amore, filmed live at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden for Deutsche Grammophon, has received a 2015 ECHO Klassik Award in the category of “DVD Recording of the Year.” Rolando’s debut as both stage director and singer, this 2012 account of Donizetti’s comedy was inspired by the cartoon character Lucky Luke and the Spaghetti Western tradition, set...

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