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  • 26.03.2018 - Joseph Calleja: Verdi and Boito at the Bayerische Staatsoper

  • On April 7, 10 and 13 Joseph Calleja takes on the role of Macduff in Verdi's Macbeth at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. He shares the stage with Simon Keenlyside in the title role and Anna Smirnova as Lady Macbeth. He remains in Munich to sing Faust in Boito's Mefistofele, with Erwin Schrott in the title role and Carmen Giannattasio as Margherita. Those performances take place on April 29 and, May 3 and 6.

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  • 26.03.2018 - Regula Mühlemann: Mozart Arias Tour

  • Regula Mühlemann sets off on a tour to sing a program of Mozart Arias with Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli leading the Kammerorchester Basel, with whom she released an album in 2016. The concerts take place on April 18 (Pordenone), 19 (Verona) and 22 (Lucerne).  Afterwards, she sings three Cello Night Concerts on April 26 (St. Gallen), 27 (Lucerne) and 28 (Landgasthof Riehen). Performing alongside Ms. Mühlemann are a group of internationally...

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  • 25.03.2018 - Sondra Radvanovsky: Anna Bolena in Toronto

  • At the end of April, Sondra Radvanovsky portrays the Boleyn Queen in Donizetti's Anna Bolena, joining Eric Owens, who sings Henry VIII. The Stephen Lawless production runs from April 28 until May 26. Corrado Rovaris conducts. For more information and tickets, click here.

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  • 23.03.2018 - Olga Peretyatko: Lucia at the Met review

  • "The moment the Russian soprano walked on stage she was Lucia and she was on edge. Her face of terror and wonderment was ever-present as she sang the opening lines of “Regnava nel Silenzio” spinning a gorgeous legato line with ease and adding a deep and full chest voice that floated expansively through the Met stage. The voice, rich in resonance, created a darker sound that emphasized the character’s temperament. As she interacted with the ghost...

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  • 20.03.2018 - Andrea Chénier: Sondra Radvanovsky Steals the Show

  • American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky was unquestionably the queen of the Coigny crop. Her characterization was an entirely credible transformation of a naive Tatyana-ish enfante gâtée into a passionate mature woman of resolution and fortitude. Vocally, Radvanovsky was even more impressive and it was difficult to believe that she was singing Maddalena for the first time. “Son sola al mondo!” and the following pianissimo F natural on...

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  • 20.03.2018 - Thomas Hampson: The American Spirit

  • On April 26, American baritone Thomas Hampson performs the Russian premiere of Michael Daugherty’s Letters from Lincoln in a concert of the 5th Opera Apriori Festival of Vocal Music. The program also includes Cole Porter’s Night and Day, In the Still of the Night, Begin the Beguine, the opera arias that brought Hampson world fame, Leonard Bernstein’s Lonely Town and Three Dance Episodes from On The Town. Moscow Times

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