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  • 25.10.2017 - Joseph Calleja: Fundraising concert

  • The fifth edition of the BOV Joseph Calleja Fundraising Concert is being held on Friday at the Palace state rooms in Valletta. Following the concert, patrons will be invited to attend a reception at the Casino Maltese. The annual fundraiser will feature Calleja performing along with a number of scholars who have been supported by the BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation. All proceeds from the concert will go towards the foundation. Over the past year, the foundation has...

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  • 23.10.2017 - Opera HD – LIVE from the Opéra national de Paris

  • The new production of the French Version of Verdi’s Don Carlos, directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski and conducted by Philippe Jordan, will be broadcasted on Thursday, October 19 – live at 6pm in cinemas and at 8:15pm on ARTE.The leading roles are played by:Ildar Abdrazakov (Philippe II),Jonas Kaufmann (Carlos),Sonya Yoncheva (Elisabeth),Ludovic Tézier (Rodrigue) and Elina Garanca (Eboli).More information below:Don Carlo Watch the trailer here

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  • 23.10.2017 - Joseph Calleja interviewed at Casa Italiana

  • The first “Adventure in Italian Opera with Fred Plotkin” of this season featured Joseph Calleja, who was singing Pollione at the Met’s new production of Norma and will appear in the role through December. The interview took place on October 17 at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. Watch the whole interview here.

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  • 22.10.2017 - Pumeza Matshikiza travels to Brazil

  • On November 1, Pumeza Matshikiza will give a recital of song and arias in Rio de Janeiro accompanied by Priscila Bomfim at the piano. The program includes works by Fauré, Hahn, Obradors, Dvořák, Puccini, Ravel and Catalani. For more information and tickets, click here.

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  • 22.10.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez releases new Album: Ardente Flamme

  • For her first album with Deutsche Grammophon, Ardente Flamme, rising star Gaëlle Arquez shows the extent of her talent through a program that pays homage to the French repertoire from Baroque to Romantic music.  Accompanied by the National Orchestra Bordeaux Aquitaine under the direction of Paul Daniel, the mezzo-soprano embodies the female characters in opera who are the most torn between Duty and Love. From Gluck to Massenet, via Berlioz, "Ardente...

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  • 22.10.2017 - Javier Camarena debuts as Fernand

  • Javier Camarena travels to Spain to make his role debut as Fernand in Donizetti's La Favorite. He'll sing two performances on November 2 and 6 at Teatro Real de Madrid. Then, he'll give recitals in Oviedo (Nov. 10) and Seville (Nov. 13), sing a Zarzuela Gala in Madrid (Nov. 19) and a concert honoring Alfredo Kraus in Las Palmas (Nov. 24).

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