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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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  • 15.02.2016 - Anna Netrebko in recital at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden

  • Following her acclaimed Leonora at the Opéra National de Paris, Anna Netrebko returns to Festspielhaus Baden-Baden for a recital on February 20. The star soprano is joined by master pianist Elena Bashkirova for an all-Russian program including works by Rachmaninoff, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Tchaikovsky.  Tickets are sold-out, but more information on the recital can be found here.

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  • 14.02.2016 - Regula Mühlemann makes U.S. debut next season with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

  • Regula sings in an all-Mozart program with the world renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra next season, in her United States debut. The concert features several much loved works from the composer, including "Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio," "Laudamus te" from the Mass in C Minor, as well Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27 with soloist Paul Lewis. Manfred Honeck leads the CSO for this concert series, taking place June 8, 9, 10 & 13, 2017.

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