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  • 13.10.2011 - Mojca Erdmann makes Met Opera debut as Zerlina in Don Giovanni

  • October 13 marks an important milestone in the career of the fast-rising soprano Mojca Erdmann, her debut with the Metropolitan Opera. For her debut, she performs the role of Zerlina in one of Mozart's masterworks, Don Giovanni. The new production by Michael Grandage will also be shown worldwide on October 29 as one of the Met's Live in HD transmissions, bringing world class opera to movie theaters across the world. Mojca Erdmann shares the stage with baritone...

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  • 10.10.2011 - Joseph Calleja to Celebrate U.S. Release of The Maltese Tenor With Concert at NYC’s Le Poisson Rouge on Oct 24, Webcast Live on NPR Music

  • The Maltese-born Calleja ... has matured into one of the finest lyric tenors before the public today.”  — Associated Press Following chart-topping debuts in the U.K. and Germany, The Maltese Tenor, Joseph Calleja’s third solo album for Decca Classics, will be released in the U.S. on Monday, October 24. To coincide with the release, Joseph Calleja will appear  that same evening in concert at New York City’s...

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  • 08.09.2011 - Anna Netrebko kicks off sixth season of The Met: Live in HD in Anna Bolena on October 15

  • The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live transmissions to movie theaters around the world, returns for a sixth season Saturday, October 15 with the Met premiere production of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, featuring Anna Netrebko in the title role. The opera, directed by David McVicar and conducted by Marco Armiliato, is based on the final, tragic days of Anne Boleyn and has been a dramatic and vocal showcase for some of the...

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  • 02.09.2011 - Thomas Hampson Launches 2011-12 Season by Starring in World Premiere of Heart of a Soldier, Opening at San Francisco Opera on September 10

  • Thomas Hampson begins his 2011-12 season at San Francisco Opera, where he will create the role of Rick Rescorla in the world premiere of Christopher Theofanidis’s Heart of a Soldier (seven performances, Sept 10–30). Based on the 2002 book by James B. Stewart, the new opera, featuring a libretto by Donna DiNovelli and directed by Francesca Zambello, commemorates the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Heart of a Soldiermarks the...

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  • 01.09.2011 - “Heart of a Soldier” opens this Saturday at San Francisco Opera

  • Preparations for the world premiere of “Heart of a Soldier” at San Francisco Opera continue as the company gears up for opening night on Saturday, September 10. The new opera by composer Christopher Theofanidis, featuring a libretto by Donna Di Novelli, adapted from James B. Stewart’s 2002 book and directed by Francesca Zambello, features Hampson in the role of Rick Rescorla, the real-life hero who died in the 9/11 tragedy after saving the...

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