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  • 29.03.2018 - Reviews: Anna Netrebko as Lady Macbeth

  • "Netrebko’s soprano has retained its plush upholstery of sound, where many Lady Macbeths sound threadbare or steely. The long curly black wig makes her look like one of Hollywood’s grandes dames, and there is something of cinema’s golden age about her larger-than-life melodrama. But make no mistake: this is a knock-’em-dead performance." - Finantial Times "Verdi famously said that he wanted ‘the Lady’, as he called her, to be almost...

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  • 27.03.2018 - Sondra Radvanovsky Encores Barcelona Audiences

  • On March 24, after the soprano received a massive ovation for her “La Mamma Morta” in Andrea Chenier,” the soprano encored audiences. Radvanovsky is one of the first sopranos to encore a piece in recent history and in Barcelona. The soprano now joins Piotr Beczala, Rolando Villazon, Juan Diego Florez, and Javier Camarena as a select few to encore audiences after raves. Radavanovsky was praised for her work by OperaWire noting, “Her...

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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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