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  • 26.11.2015 - December events in Chicago and Ann Arbor

  • In addition to the remaining performances of The Merry Widow at Lyric Opera of Chicago (dates here) Thomas Hampson has two special engagements in the month of December. On December 1 he is joined by soprano Heidi Stober (Valencienne in Widow) and bass-baritone Richard Ollarsaba (member of Lyric’s Ryan Opera Center Ensemble) for a ‘Beyond the Aria’ concert at Chicago’s Pritzker Pavilion. This sold-out event,...

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  • 25.11.2015 - European concert tour with Cecilia Bartoli

  • December finds Rolando Villazón on the road with mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli, reuniting after their triumphant performances at the Salzburg Festival this year in Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride. Along with Orchestra La Scintilla, the dynamic duo offer arias, duets, and opera scenes by Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, and Donizetti. Rolando and Cecilia begin at Zurich’s Tonhalle on December 1, before heading to Munich’s Gasteig...

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  • 25.11.2015 - 'Don Giovanni' at the Berlin State Opera

  • Claus Guth directs Mozart's extraordinary masterpiece Don Giovanni this season at the Berlin State Opera, December 13-29. The production, designed by Christian Schmidt, features a spectacular cast including Christopher Maltman in the title role, Luca Pisaroni as Leporello, Anna Samuil as Donna Anna, Dorothea Röschmann as Donna Elvira, and Peter Sonn as Don Ottavio. Tickets and more information are available at the following...

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  • 24.11.2015 - Rolando Villazón featured in 2015 BMW Advent Charity Concert

  • On November 27, Rolando Villazón joins conductor Pablo Heras-Casado, soprano Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, and the Bayerische Staatsorchester for the 20th annual BMW Advent Charity Concert. One of the most recognized charitable events in Munich, the program of holiday music is heard at St. Michael’s Church and will feature Rolando in Franck’s “Panis angelicus” and Max Reger’s “El tamborilero.”  Proceeds from the 2015...

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  • 16.11.2015 - “Journée Spéciale Rolando Villazón” on France Musique November 17

  • Tomorrow, November 17, will be dedicated to Rolando Villazón on station France Musique. Rolando will be heard from 7:00 am to midnight, local time, in a variety of contexts including interviews, archival concert broadcasts, and more.  Fans around the world can listen to the day’s programming by clicking here.

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  • 16.11.2015 - Tosca at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

  • Sondra Radvanovsky sings the title role in Puccini's Tosca at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on November 21, with a spectacular cast including Stefano La Colla as Cavaradossi and Falk Struckmann as Scarpia. Conductor Stefano Ranzani leads the orchestra, with staging by director Boleslaw Barlog. Tickets and more information are available at the following link. 

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