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  • 31.12.2017 - Claus Guth: Best opera and dance of 2017

  • "At Glyndebourne, the season included Graham Vick’s worthy but dull staging of Cavalli’s Hipermestra, a thought-provoking production of Mozart’s La Clemenza Di Tito by Claus Guth, and a major premiere in the shape of Brett Dean’s excellently performed Hamlet." The Stage

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  • 31.12.2017 - Ildar Abdrazakov review: Met's Nozze di Figaro

  • "Abdrazakov gave a wonderfully affable portrayal of Figaro, seeming to have plucked the big-hearted trickster right out of Barbiere. He was in fine voice for Friday’s performance, his chocolatey bass nicely filling out the lyrical portions of the role, though losing a bit of body when he pushed for dramatic effect. “Se vuol ballare” was his finest work of the night, carried off with sly confidence." New York Classical Review

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  • 28.12.2017 - 5 Must-Buy Recordings By Piotr Beczała

  • Piotr Beczala is one of the world’s premier tenors. Born on Dec. 28, Beczala has become one of the go-to leading men around the world, amassing a plethora of diverse roles and an enviable repertoire to boot. He straddles Italian opera as well as he does German or Polish or Russian or French. Speaking of said repertory, he has also put together one of the finest recorded legacy in recent years, his output ranging from CDs to concert DVDs to staged operas. Here are...

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  • 28.12.2017 - Olga Peretyatko: Les Contes d'Hoffmann in Monte Carlo

  • Olga Peretyatko stars as the Four Heroines (Olympia, Antonia, Giulietta and Stella) in Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann at Opéra Monte Carlo. Hoffmann is Juan Diego Flórez, Sophie Marilley is Niklausse and Nicolas Courjal plays the Four Villains. The performances take place on January 22, 25, 28 and 31.

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  • 28.12.2017 - Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov: Manon Lescaut and Concert Tour

  • On January 25 and 28, Anna Netrebko stars as Manon in Puccini's Manon Lescaut at the Bolshoi. She's joined by her husband, Yusif Eyvazov, who sings Chevalier Des Grieux. Afterwards, they both go on a concert tour on February 1 in Monaco, February 7 in Moscow and February 10 in Minsk.

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  • 22.12.2017 - Mojca Erdmann - #1 in Top Ten Performances of 2017 by Texas Classical Review

  • Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the Houston Symphony. Dvořák’s Te Deum and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 at Stude Concert Hall. The fullness and depth that the orchestra and Houston Symphony Chorus gave Dvořák’s exuberant Te Deum enveloped the audience in a way hardly possible at Jones. The orchestra’s playing blossomed even more richly in Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 and soprano Mojca Erdmann’s silvery tone...

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