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  • 18.01.2016 - Piotr Beczala headlines Werther at Opéra National de Paris

  • Piotr Beczala’s first performances of 2016 can be heard in Paris January 20 through February 4. The leading tenor returns to the Opéra National de Paris to headline the company’s revival of Werther at the Opéra Bastille. Directed by Benoît Jacquot and conducted by Giacomo Sagripanti, Massenet’s romantic tragedy hears Piotr as the eponymous poet, opposite Elina Garanca as Charlotte, Elena Tsallagova as Sophie, and...

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  • 15.01.2016 - New 'Il Trovatore' at Opéra National de Paris

  • Anna Netrebko kicks off 2016 with a new production of Verdi’s Il Trovatore at the Opéra National de Paris. Having triumphed as Leonora most recently in New York, Anna now sings her first Parisian performances of the role in a production helmed by Alex Ollé. Daniele Callegari conducts.  Joining Anna onstage are Marcelo Alvarez in the title role, Ludovic Tézier as the Count di Luna, and Ekaterina Semenchuk as Azucena. Anna sings...

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  • 15.01.2016 - Il Barbiere di Siviglia opens February 2 at Opéra National de Paris

  • Ildar Abdrazakov returns to the Opéra National de Paris next month for a revival of Il Barbiere di Siviglia, presented at the Bastille February 2 through March 4. The Bashkirian bass stars as the comic Don Basilio opposite Lawrence Brownlee as Count Almaviva, Pretty Yende as Rosina, Nicola Alaimo as Bartolo, and Alessio Arduini in the title role. The performances are a revival of Giacomo Sagripanti’s production, conducted by Damiano...

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  • 15.01.2016 - ‘Il trovatore’ – Opéra national de Paris

  • Yusif Eyvazov sings the role of Manrico in Verdi’s epic Il trovatore for Opéra national de Paris, on February 29 and March 3 at the Opéra Bastille. The cast features Hui He as Leonora, Ludovic Tézier (2/29) and Vitaliy Bilyy (3/3) as Il Conte di Luna, and Ekaterina Semenchuk (2/29) and Luciana D’Intino (3/3) alternate as Azucena. Acclaimed conductor Daniele...

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  • 15.01.2016 - Southbank Centre Concert

  • On January 22, Joseph Calleja returns to London for a Southbank Centre concert held at Royal Festival Hall.  The Maltese tenor brings with him a selection of his favorite arias from the canon of Verdi, including selections from Rigoletto, La traviata, Simon Boccanegra, Un ballo in maschera, and Macbeth. Joseph is joined by the Philharmonia Orchestra and conductor Ramón Tebar. Click here for ticket information.

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  • 12.01.2016 - 2016 begins with premiere of South Pole at Bayerische Staatsoper, Mozart Requiem with Munich Philharmonic

  • Mojca Erdmann begins 2016 in Munich for the world premiere of Miroslav Srnka’s South Pole, opening January 31 at the Bayerische Staatsoper. Mojca performs the role of Landlady alongside Rolando Villazón, Thomas Hampson, and Tara Erraught under the baton of Kirill Petrenko. Following her engagement with the Bayerische Staatsoper, Mojca joins the Munich Philharmonic for Mozart’s Requiem in D Minor. Mojca, whose “soprano voice was...

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