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  • 18.02.2016 - Rolando Villazón selects a filmmaker for a new music video

  • Read this feature via KlassikAkzente, sharing Rolando's selection of a filmmaker for a new music video highlighting music from his album "Treasures of Bel Canto."

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  • 17.02.2016 - Joseph Calleja returns to The Metropolitan Opera in 'Rigoletto' next season

  • As announced by the company, Joseph Calleja returns to the Metropolitan Opera for the 2016-17 season. The Maltese tenor revisits the role of the Duke of Mantova in the company’s revival of Rigoletto, starring in Michael Mayer’s Vegas-inspired production. Joseph sings opposite Olga Peretyatko as Gilda and Zeljko Lucic in the title role April 19, 22, and 27. Pier Giorgio Morando conducts.  Click here for Joseph’s schedule, and...

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  • 17.02.2016 - 'La Traviata’ at The Metropolitan Opera – 16/17 season

  • Thomas Hampson returns to The Metropolitan Opera next season in a signature role, Giorgio Germont in Verdi’s La Traviata. Mr. Hampson is joined by sopranos Sonya Yoncheva and Carmen Giannatasio sharing the role of Violetta Valéry, with Michael Fabiano as Alfredo Germont. Nicola Luisotti leads the Met Opera Orchestra for this Willy Decker-created production, with performances February 24 and March 1, 4, 7, 11, 14, 18,...

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  • 17.02.2016 - Piotr Beczała returns to Metropolitan Opera for 2016-17 season

  • As announced by the company, Piotr Beczała will return to the Metropolitan Opera in the 2016-17 season for a revival of the Zeffirelli’s beloved staging of La Bohème. Reprising his acclaimed account of the poet Rodolfo, Piotr stars opposite Kristine Opolais as Mimì and Massimo Cavalletti as Marcello. Marco Armiliato conducts these performances, which feature Piotr November 16, 19, 23, 26, 29, and December 3 and 8. Piotr will also...

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  • 17.02.2016 - Ildar Abdrazakov's Metropolitan Opera 2016/17 engagements

  • Ildar Abdrazakov will return to the Metropolitan Opera for two productions in the 2016-17 season. The Bashkirian bass begins with Rossini’s glittering comedy L’Italiana in Algeri, conducted by James Levine. As Mustafà, Ildar stars opposite Elizabeth DeShong in the title role and with René Barbera as Lindoro and Nicola Alaimo as Taddeo in Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s production. Performances take place October 4, 7, 12, 15, 20,...

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  • 16.02.2016 - Kate Lindsey is a "rising star" in 'L'Etoile' at the Royal Opera House

  • "L’Etoile is really pantomime, complete with a principal boy, in this case American mezzo Kate Lindsey as the pedlar Lazuli who falls in love with Helene Guilmette’s Laoula . . . Lindsey (Cherubino at the Royal Opera’s Figaro) is a rising star . . ." Clare Colvin - Express.co.uk

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