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  • 06.05.2019 - Michael Volle: Nabucco in Zurich

  • After a single performance as Hans Sachs in Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden on May 30 and a recital at Zurich's Fraumünster on June 5, Michael Volle stars in the title role of Verdi's Nabucco at the Opernhaus Zürich. The performances take place from June 23 - July 12.

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  • 28.04.2019 - Pumeza Matshikiza: Concerts with Rolando Villazón

  • This July, Pumeza Matshikiza joins Rolando Villazón for two concerts, on July 6 in Grafenegg, and July 13 in Linz. The two artists will offer the audience a varied program with classics such as "Tonight, Tonight" from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story or "Je dis que rien ne m'epouvante" from Bizet's Carmen.

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  • 28.04.2019 - Thomas Hampson: “We Make The Human Experience Audible”

  • The American-born, Austria-living baritone is currently in Houston, having just opened The Phoenix by composer Tarik O’Regan and librettist John Caird, playing the role of the elder Lorenzo Da Ponte to bass baritone (and real-life son-in-law) Luca Pisaroni’s junior. The project marks the second world premiere Hampson has been part of this season alone, having performed as Hadrian in the Canadian Opera Company’s new work of the...

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  • 28.04.2019 - Thomas Hampson triumphs in "The Phoenix" premiere

  • "The cast is exemplary, with the added frisson of legendary superstar baritone Thomas Hampson as Da Ponte. Who wouldn't want him in their world premiere? He has a rogue's presence, a pro's assurance, and that molten voice that caresses and etches space. You immediately know you're in the presence of someone special." Houston Press "In the sprawling role of the elder Da Ponte — an almost-constant presence, between the framing scenes and the second half of the...

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  • 21.04.2019 - Thomas Hampson: May concerts

  • On May 16 and 17, Thomas Hampson joins Mariss Jansons at Munich's Herkulessaal to perform Weill's Four Walt Whitman Songs, in a program that also includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 and Respighi's Pini di Roma. They perform this same program at the Meistersingerhalle in Nuremberg on May 18. Finally, on May 26 at the Philharmonie Berlin, Vladimir Jurowski leads the orchestra for Haydn's Symphony No. 45, Mahler's Five songs after poems...

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  • 21.04.2019 - Kate Lindsey: Cendrillon at Glyndebourne

  • John Wilson conducts this production of Massenet's Cendrillon, originally conceived and directed for the Glyndebourne Tour by Fiona Shaw and revived and directed for the 2019 Festival by Fiona Dunn, with Kate playing Prince Charming and Danielle de Niese in the title role. The performances take place from June 8 - August 2.

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