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Aprile Millo To Sing ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’
Aprile Millo will return to the opera stage in October. The veteran soprano announced via Instagram that she will sing the title role of “Adriana Lecouvreur” at the Teatro Municpal in Rio di Janeiro. The soprano recently returned to the stage last summer in Italy and has since been performing all over the world. Millo first performed the role of Adriana in 2002. Millo was a household name at the…
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Metropolitan Opera 2018-19 Season: Here Is All the Information For This Season’s Live in HD Performances
Every year, Metropolitan Opera audiences get pumped for a few things. But not many carry as much excitement as the Live in HD series. Every year the Met chooses a handful (or two) performances to showcase around the globe on the silver screen. Those are usually high profile presentations of new productions with opera's greatest stars. And as you might expect, this year is no different. So without further ado,…
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Opera Profile: Francesco Cilea’s Diva Showcase ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’
Francesco Cilea isn’t one of opera’s most famed composers. While he created his fair share of works, only one lives on in the standard repertoire. That opera is, of course, “Adriana Lecouvreur,” a tragedy that has become a vehicle for some of the greatest sopranos in the history of opera. The work premiered at the Teatro Lirico of Milan on Nov. 6, 1902, with soprano Angelica Pandolfini as the title…
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Anna Netrebko’s ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’ To Be Broadcast
For audiences not attending the Vienna State Opera's "Adriana Lecouvreur" revival, Oe1 will broadcast it live on Nov. 12. The broadcast will star Anna Netrebko in her second production in the title role and her frequent onstage partner Piotr Beczala, who is making his role debut as Mauricio. It also stars Elena Zhidkova and Roberto Frontali. Marco Armiliato conducts the production, which was directed by Sir David McVicar. Netrebko made…
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10 Must-See Operas During Summer 2017 [International Edition]
Last week Operawire took a look at some of the 10 must see summer operas in the United States. It featured a range of repertoire and some very intriguing new stars. This week we look at the European Festivals and see where the big stars will be and what they will be performing. The following is a list of OperaWire’s 10 Must-See productions around the world over the summer. 10. Rigoletto …
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Vienna State Opera 2017-18 Season: Six Productions Opera Lovers Can Not Miss
The Vienna State Opera is presenting over 50 operas next season and that can be overwhelming for any opera lover trying to pick out what they want to see. After analyzing the immense season, OperaWire has selected what we think will be unmissable nights at the Vienna State Opera. Adriana Lecouvreur The revival of this famed production marks the second time Anna Netrebko takes on the famed role. Netrebko will…
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Teatro Colón to Live Stream ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’ Starring Virginia Tola & Nadia Krasteva
The Teatro Colón will be live streaming its performance of Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur” on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, starting at 8 P.M. local time. The performance will feature soprano Virginia Tola in the lead role. Tola opened the production on March 14, stepping in for famed Soprano Angela Gheorghiu, who canceled the production after a public dispute with the company. After this performance, Tola has just one more in the…
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Teatro Colón Responds To Angela Gheorghiu Cancellation
The Teatro Colón has responded to Angela Gheorghiu's cancellation. Via Facebook, the Argentine opera company said, "The Teatro Colón reports that for artistic reasons, the Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu will not opening the 2017 opera season at the Teatro Colón with her interpretation of Adriana Lecouvreur." The company continued noting that "soprano Virginia Tola who will perform the leading role on March 14, 18, 21 and 26. Meanwhile, soprano Sabrina…
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Angela Gheorghiu Cancels Major Debut
Angela Gheorghiu has canceled her Teatro Colón debut in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The soprano released a statement that said "I am deeply upset and disappointed about the lack of professionalism and discourtesy I have encountered in the last days in Buenos Aires, while I was very much looking forward to perform 'Adriana Lecouvreur' at Teatro Colón. Due to pre-contractual breaches and the failure of Teatro Colón to fulfill my contractual terms,…
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Royal Opera 2016-17 Preview: Angela Gheorghiu Returns as ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’
The Royal Opera continues its 2016-17 season with the first revival of David McVicar's 2010 production of Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur." The opera will star Angela Gheorghiu, who created the production in 2010 and who has dominated the character for the past six years. Hrachuhi Bassenz will alternate with Gheorghiu in her Royal Opera debut. Brian Jagde will also star as Maurizio for the first time in his career. Jagde told…