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  • 30.09.2015 - Piotr Beczala returns to San Francisco Opera for new production of Lucia di Lammermoor

  • October finds Piotr Beczala back in California, starring in a new production of Lucia di Lammermoor for San Francisco Opera. In his much-acclaimed account of Edgardo, Piotr stars opposite Nadine Sierra as Donizetti’s titular heroine. Brian Mulligan sings Enrico with Nicolas Testé as Raimondo. Nicola Luisotti conducts Michael Cavanagh’s production.  Of his 2008 performance of Edgardo at the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Times compared ...

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  • 11.09.2015 - Mojca Erdmann joins Bach Collegium Japan for multi-city tour

  • This fall, Mojca joins the Bach Collegium Japan for a series of concerts of Bach cantatas. Mojca performs with bass-baritone Dominik Wörner under the baton of Masaaki Suzuki. Mojca travels to Kobe, Japan on September 19 for the first of three concerts, performing “Mer Hahn en neue Oberkeet” and “Non sa che sia dolore.” Mojca reprises the same program on September 20 in Nagoya, and again on September 26 in Tokyo. Following...

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  • 25.08.2015 - Piotr Beczala - Verdi’s Requiem at Schleswig-Holstein Festival

  • In his final concert of the summer season, Piotr Beczala joins an all-star cast of colleagues for Verdi’s monumental Requiem, closing out the Schleswig-Holstein Festival in Kiel, Germany. The Polish tenor joins soprano Erin Wall, mezzo-soprano Sonia Ganassi, and bass René Pape under the baton of Christoph Eschenbach. Taking place August 30, the concert also hears the NDR Symphony Orchestra and NDR Youth Symphony Orchestra in the...

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  • 24.08.2015 - L’elisir d’amore, directed by and starring Rolando Villazón, receives ECHO Klassik Award

  • As was announced earlier today, Rolando Villazón’s production ofL’elisir d’amore, filmed live at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden for Deutsche Grammophon, has received a 2015 ECHO Klassik Award in the category of “DVD Recording of the Year.” Rolando’s debut as both stage director and singer, this 2012 account of Donizetti’s comedy was inspired by the cartoon character Lucky Luke and the Spaghetti Western tradition, set...

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  • 20.08.2015 - Piotr Beczala - First ‘Die schöne Müllerin’ at Schubertiade Schwarzenberg

  • Piotr Beczala sings his first Die schöne Müllerin at Schwarzenburg’s Schubertiade on August 27, 2015. Praised for his command of text and emotional honesty as a performer, the tenor explores one of Schubert’s landmark song cycles, which depicts unrequited love and its tragic aftereffects. Renowned pianist Helmut Deutsch accompanies Piotr for the performance, taking place at the Angelika-Kauffmann-Saal.

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  • 17.08.2015 - Treasures of Bel Canto, Rolando Villazón's latest studio album, available for pre-order

  • Today marks the pre-sale date for Rolando Villazón's Treasures of Bel Canto, the tenor's latest studio recording for Deutsche Grammophon. Recorded with the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and conductor Marco Armiliato, this October 2 release sees Rolando returning to the roots of the Italian romantic vocal tradition with a selection of exquisite melodies of simple beauty and passion written by the greatest of Italian opera composers including...

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