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  • 22.12.2015 - Winter performances in Europe, New York, and Asia

  • Following a landmark autumn season that saw her first Leonora at the Metropolitan Opera and a triumphant opening night of La Scala in her first staged performances as Verdi’s Joan of Arc, Anna Netrebko looks forward to an equally momentous winter performance season. She begins with her first Paris performances in Il trovatore at the Opéra National de Paris, starring alongside Marcelo Álvarez, Ludovic Tézier, and Ekaterina Semenchuk...

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  • 18.12.2015 - Ildar Abdrazakov reprises Rimsky-Korsakov's Mozart and Salieri in Moscow

  • On December 24, Ildar Abdrazakov joins the “Vladimir Spivakov Invites…” Festival at the Moscow International House of Music’s Svetlanov Hall. The Bashkirian bass sings Antonio Salieri in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri. Performed in concert, the opera also hears Dmitry Korchak as the other title character, and Salieri rival, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Previously, the duo performed the work to acclaim in Salzburg in 2012. Adapted...

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  • 15.12.2015 - Ildar returns to the Metropolitan Opera for 'Anna Bolena'

  • 2016 for Ildar Abdrazakov begins with a return to New York for Anna Bolena at the Metropolitan Opera. The Bashkirian bass reprises his acclaimed Enrico VIII in the company revival of David McVicar’s production, here presented in the Met’s first installment of Donizetti’s “Tudor Queens” trilogy. January 5 and January 9‘s performances reunite Ildar with Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role, Jamie Barton as Giovanna Seymour,...

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  • 11.12.2015 - Opera News announces honorees of 2016 award

  • Joseph Calleja joins prominent members of the opera community as an honoree of the 2016 Opera News Award. The Maltese tenor has been lauded as "one of the finest lyric tenors in the world" (Opera News) and will be presented the award at the April 10 gala at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.    Opera News recognized five singers this year, honoring Anna Netrebko, Elina Garanca, Waltraud Meier, and José van Dam. 

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  • 11.12.2015 - Anna Netrebko named 2016 Opera News Award recipient

  • Anna Netrebko named 2016 Opera News Award recipient   Opera News announced today that Anna Netrebko will be a recipient of a 2016 Opera News Award! The annual honor recognizes leaders in opera and this year also acknowledges Joseph Calleja, Elina Garanca, Waltraud Meier and Jose van Dam. The awards will be presented at a gala evening on April 10, 2016 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Proceeds from the event will support the education programs of The...

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  • 08.12.2015 - Rolando and Cecilia on Tour continues in Berlin, Amsterdam, and London

  • Following successful performances in Zurich, Munich, and Prague, Rolando Villazón and Cecilia Bartoli’s European concert tour continues tonight at Berlin’s Philharmonie. Joined by the Orchestra La Scintilla an der Oper Zürich, with concertmaster Ada Pesch and oboist Pier Luigi Fabretti, the energetic duo performs arias and duets from works of Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini. Following the German capital, Rolando and Cecilia continue...

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