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  • 06.07.2018 - Pumeza Matshikiza: Rusalka in Austria

  • This upcoming season, Pumeza Matshikiza stars as the water nymph in Dvořák's Rusalka at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt. The Prince is Robert Watson and Ursula Hesse von den Steinen sings Ježibaba.The performances take place from September 13 - October 20. Nicholas Carter conducts. For more information and tickets, click here.

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  • 02.07.2018 - DIVA: The Very Best of Anna Netrebko — Now Available

  • Today, Deutsche Grammophon released DIVA: The Very Best of Anna Netrebko. This carefully curated compilation documents Anna’s career from her early beginnings to the present day. Ranging from her iconic account of “O mio babbino caro” to “Vissi d’arte” from Tosca, in which she made her triumphant title role debut just this past spring, the selections showcase key moments that testify to the soprano’s exceptional vocal...

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  • 02.07.2018 - Rolando Villazón: Summer performances

  • On July 8, 11 and 14, Rolando Villazón sings Papageno opposite Regula Mühlemann's Papagena in Die Zauberflöte. The performances will be recorded by Deutsches Grammophon as part of the 2018 Baden-Baden Gala. The rest of the cast features Franz-Josef Selig as Sarastro, Christiane Karg as Pamina, Klaus Florian Vogt as Tamino and Albina Shagimuratova as the Queen of the Night. Yannick Nézet-Séguin...

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  • 01.07.2018 - Mojca Erdmann: Concerts in August

  • On August 19 in Grafenegg, Mojca Erdmann joins Stefanie Irányi, Luca Pisaroni and Dmitry Korchak, with pianists Helmut Deutsch and Saskia Giorgini, to sing Johannes Brahms' Liebeslieder-Walzer for four voices and piano four hands op. 52. A few days later, on August 25, she travels to Vilabertran to perform at the Schubertiada with pianist Gerold Huber.

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  • 28.06.2018 - Dmitry Korchak "adds his warm, youthful tenor" to Cherubini’s "Chant"

  • "Next came Cherubini’s exquisite, rarely heard “Chant,” written as a funeral cantata for Haydn, a composer he held in great esteem. For his text, Cherubini selected a French poem about the death of a swan on the banks of the Danube, whose opening verse reads: “A singer beloved of the Gods/This swan whose glory/Had filled the world/Has died murmuring/Harmonious songs.” The four-part work opens with the slow, mournful sounds of the violins...

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  • 25.06.2018 - Thomas Hampson: July performances

  • On July 1, Thomas Hampson performs the role of the Speaker in Schönberg's «Ode to Napolen Bonaparte», a Melodrama for Speaker, piano and string orchestra at the Grafenegg Festival. Maestro Russel Davies conducts.  Mr. Hampson then travels to Munich, to sing Baron Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca, with Angela Gheorghiu in the title role and Joseph Calleja a Mario Cavaradossi. Marco Armiliato conducts the July 9 and...

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