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  • 07.03.2016 - "Hampson and Rieger in songs of love and loss at the Konzerthaus, Vienna"

  • "In an evening characterized by excellent partnership and wonderful programming, longtime partners in song, baritone Thomas Hampson and pianist Wolfram Rieger presented works by Liszt, Meyerbeer, Chausson, Saint-Saëns, Rossini, Mahler and Dvořák at Vienna’s Konzerthaus. A thoughtfully constructed set of German songs by Franz Liszt opened the evening. With few exceptions, Liszt’s some 80 odd vocal works have found only an uneasy place in the...

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  • 02.03.2016 - Kate Lindsey stars in 'Dido and Aeneas' in Germany

  • This spring, Kate Lindsey sings one of her signature roles, Dido, in a concert staged presentation of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with the Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble und Chor. Conductor Thomas Hengelbrock takes the podium for these performances taking place May 13 & 14 at the Hamburg International Music Festival, and May 28 & 29 at the International May Festival in Freiburg.

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  • 02.03.2016 - Thomas Hampson tours Europe with the NDR Sinfonieorchester

  • Thomas Hampson tours throughout Europe this month, with conductor Krzysztof Urbański and the NDR Sinfonieorchester. Mr. Hampson is the featured soloist on Mahler’s “Des Knaben Wunderhorn,” on a programme that also includes Strauss’ “Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche” Op. 28, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. Performances take place at Hamburg’s Laeiszhalle on March 17 & March 20, on March...

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  • 01.03.2016 - Pumeza Matshikiza's performances in 'Carmen' open this week

  • Pumeza sings Micaëla in Bizet's Carmen at the Oper Stuttgart this spring, with performances taking place March 5, 12 & 15 and April 1 & 16. Marc Soustrot leads the orchestra, for this revival production staged by Sebastian Nübling. Tickets are available via Oper Stuttgart online.

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  • 01.03.2016 - Critical acclaim for Joseph Calleja's Romeo in Chicago

  • Joseph Calleja’s Romeo in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s new Roméo et Juliette has earned the Maltese tenor acclaim for a “megawatt tenor,” “robust passion,” and an “effortlessly clarion sound.”  “Calleja cut a suitably dashing, Byronesque figure and produced a big, bright, effortlessly clarion sound that rang to thrilling effect in Romeo’s balcony-scene cavatina ‘Ah! leve-toi,...

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  • 01.03.2016 - Mojca Erdmann sings the Mozart Requiem with the Munich Philharmonic

  • Mojca Erdmann is the soprano soloist for Mozart's Requiem with Maestro Zubin Mehta and the Munich Philharmonic, March 22, 24 & 26. Additional soloists include Okka von der Damerau, Michael Schade, and Christof Fischesser. 

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