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  • 17.05.2018 - Rolando Villazón's passionate and energetic approach to directing

  • Rolando Villazón is one of the most versatile artists of our time. Among other things, he's a famous tenor, a stage director and a novelist. "Die Fledermaus" at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin is his sixth production as a stage director. "Musica" had the opportunity to film the piano rehearsal and get a glimpse behind the scenes. "I like to give my colleagues, the singers, as a stage director, a path - clear lines that they know exactly where they have to be, what...

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  • 17.05.2018 - Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov & Ildar Abdrazakov Lead 2018 FIFA World Cup Concert

  • On the eve of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Red Square will host an operatic concert featuring some of the world’s greatest singers. Valery Gergiev will conduct the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra in a gala featuring Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov, Ildar Abdrazakov, Aida Garifullina and pianist Denis Matsuyev. They will also be joined by Roberto Alagna as a special guest and Albina Shagimurtova. According to a press statement, “Singers and musicians will...

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  • 14.05.2018 - Anna Netrebko: Tosca one of The Top 10 Opera Productions of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2017-18 Season

  • Anna Netrebko’s role debut as the iconic diva was one of the most anticipated events of the year and it lived up to the hype. Not only did Netrebko give one of the most assured interpretations of the diva but she also created a unique musical reading that was unlike anything heard before. And she was accompanied by incredible artists. Yusif Eyvazov gave arguably the breakout performance of his career as Cavaradossi while Michael Volle solidified his status as one...

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  • 14.05.2018 - Anna Netrebko’s ‘Giovanna D’Arco’ To be Released On DVD

  •   Decca Classics has announced the release of Verdi’s “Giovanna d’Arco” starring Anna Netrebko. The new DVD, which also stars Francesco Meli and Carlos Alvarez, is set to be released on June 15. The production was filmed from a run in 2015 when the opera opened the 2015-16 season and was the first production at La Scala since 1865. Riccardo Chailly conducted the new production by Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier. The overall run...

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  • 14.05.2018 - Sondra Radvanovsky Reigns Supreme in the COC's Anna Bolena

  • Sondra Radvanovsky has become renowned for the title role and further cements her stature as a local favourite. There is a lot of lovely vocalism which she accomplishes with stunning power, but she also adds an edge of anguish and hysteria (very appropriate of course)."The title role is one of the most challenging soprano roles in the repertoire. Lucky for the Canadian Opera Company, they have one of the world's greatest sopranos leading their cast - Ms. Sondra...

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  • 14.05.2018 - Yusif Eyvazov: Tosca in Berlin

  • After singing two concerts with soprano Anna Netrebko on May 23 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, and on the 26 in Würth, Yusif Eyvazov reprises his recent American success as Cavaradossi in Puccini's Tosca at the Staatsoper Berlin. These performances, which take place from June 2 -16, also feature Adrianne Pieczonka as the jealous diva and Gerald Finley as the scheming Scarpia. Simone Young conducts.  On June 13, he is also joined by...

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