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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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  • 23.04.2016 - Idlar Abdrazakov meets some of The Metropolitan Opera's youngest fans

  • Enjoy this feature via myAJC highlighting Ildar's meeting with Layla Felder, one of The Metropolitan Opera's youngest fans. “Every little part of the opera matters,” she said. “That’s why I like the Met. They have the best singers, the best conductors, and the best musicians. Once you’ve been to the Met, nothing else satisfies."

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  • 23.04.2016 - Tickets are now on sale for 2016 Red Ribbon Concert starring Piotr Beczała

  • The concert held in support of HIV/AIDS projects has been put on every year since it was first organised by 2012 and is supported by some of the biggest names in the classical music scene. The event normally coincides with Vienna’s famous Life Ball event, which organisers have chosen not to hold this year. Vienna's Life Ball is a charity event that was founded in 1992, and is organised by the non-profit Aids Life foundation to raise awareness and money for HIV...

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  • 23.04.2016 - Questionnaire de Proust : Rolando Villazón

  • Ténor flamboyant, généreux, prolixe, Rolando Villazón a depuis 2010 donné une nouvelle orientation à son répertoire, moins romantique, désormais plus classique. Mozart notamment occupe son agenda avec quelques succès notables dont Die Entführung aus dem Serail enregistré en juillet dernier chez Deutsche Grammophon. Il poursuit son parcours mozartien le vendredi 18 mars à la...

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  • 23.04.2016 - Joseph Calleja debuts as Don José in Oper Frankfurt's new production of 'Carmen'

  • Joseph Calleja sings the role of Don José in Bizet's Carmen for the first time, June 5, 15, 19, 25 & 29 and July 3 at Oper Frankfurt. Paula Murrihy sings the title role, with Karen Vuong as Micaëla and Daniel Schmutzhard as Escamillo. Barrie Kosky directs the production, with Constantinos Carydis leading from the pit.

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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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