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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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  • 04.12.2015 - Mojca performs with Kuss Quartet in Istanbul

  • On December 10, Mojca Erdmann joins the Kuss Quartet for an evening of lieder at the Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall in Istanbul. The concert features arrangements by Aribert Reimann of Schumann’s Six Songs and Mendelssohn’s “…or does it mean death?” The program also includes Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 10 and Kurtág’s String Quartet Op. 28. The German soprano and Berlin-based ensemble have performed together at the...

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  • 01.12.2015 - 'Hänsel und Gretel' with the Dutch National Opera

  • Kate Lindsey stars as Hänsel in a new staging of Humperdinck's Hänsel and Gretel for the Dutch National Opera, for December 3-29. Lotte de Beer directs this new production, which also features Lenneke Ruiten as Gretel. Marc Albrecht leads the orchestra for this staging, new to the Dutch National Opera stage. 

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  • 28.11.2015 - December performances in Italy

  • On December 1, Yusif Eyvazov joins soprano Daria Masiero, conductor Marco Boemi, and I Musici di Parma for a special concert titled ‘Verdi vs. Puccini.’ This performance, taking place at the famed Teatro Regio di Parma, features music from the composers’ most loved works, including Otello, Un ballo in maschera, Tosca, and La bohéme. Tickets and more information are available at the following link. Mr....

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  • 26.11.2015 - December events in Chicago and Ann Arbor

  • In addition to the remaining performances of The Merry Widow at Lyric Opera of Chicago (dates here) Thomas Hampson has two special engagements in the month of December. On December 1 he is joined by soprano Heidi Stober (Valencienne in Widow) and bass-baritone Richard Ollarsaba (member of Lyric’s Ryan Opera Center Ensemble) for a ‘Beyond the Aria’ concert at Chicago’s Pritzker Pavilion. This sold-out event,...

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