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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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  • 19.03.2018 - Sondra Radvanovsky: 'Andrea Chénier' at Liceu

  • Trailer and interview La mamma morta

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  • 12.03.2018 - The Times: Anna Netrebko is Lady Macbeth in Verdi’s opera

  • Now at the height of her vocal powers, the Russian soprano Anna Netrebko makes a twice-delayed return to Covent Garden this month, in a role few would have expected her to tackle. She has sung Verdi’s Lady Macbeth before, in Munich and at the Met, but sparingly. The role has a reputation as a killer. Maria Callas, perhaps the most admired interpreter of the part in modern times, sang it in only one series of performances, at La Scala, Milan, during her entire...

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