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Weekend Preview – International (4/28-30): Nadine Sierra, Ailyn Pérez and Sonya Yoncheva Lead Busy Weekend
The weekend will bring a wide variety of repertoire from rare Wagner and Rodgers and Hammerstein to Mozart and Rimsky-Korsakov. And as always the biggest stars including Sonya Yoncheva, Ailyn Pérez, Kate Lindsey, Aida Garifullina and Nadine Sierra will be on stage performing signature roles. Argentina  Wagner's "Das Liebesverbot" takes center stage at the Teatro Colón. The opera will see Lise Davidsen and Jaquelina Livieri alternate in the lead role of Isabella.…
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Social Media Beat (Week 4/7-13): Who Was Present At The Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Der Rosenkavalier’
While it is the holiday season, there was one common thread among many singers this week. A number of them were present at the "Der Rosenkavalier" dress rehearsal or at the performance. Check out what some of your favorite singers were up to this week. Davinia Rodriguez is in the Holiday mood as she made painted eggs in preparation for the Easter weekend. Buona Pasqua da i miei bimbi!!! #pasqua2017…
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Ailyn Perez Awarded Medal of Excellence At Sphinx
Ailyn Pérez was awarded the Sphinx Medal of Excellence in a Private black tie dinner in Washington D.C on March 29. Pérez was awarded alongside Kelly Hall-Tompkins and Eugene Rogers for their contributions as colored artists. “The work of these tremendous artists is in perfect resonance with Sphinx’s mission.  We are truly honored to celebrate these leaders at a time when social justice and the arts have such a powerful connection!” said Sphinx President…
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Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko And All The Major Stars in Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2017-18 Season
No opera house has more superstars on the roster next season than the Bayerische Staatsoper. Anna Netrebko and Jonas Kaufmann, arguably the two biggest stars in the opera world, will both appear in Munich in 2017-18, albeit in limited runs. Their appearances in America are limited to a total of eight shows between the two of them. In Munich, that number is 12. Netrebko is only getting two performances of…
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Social Media Beat (Week 3/24-30): How Did Anna Netrebko, Vittorio Grigolo and Carmen Giannattasio Enjoy The First Full Week Of Spring?
It's the beginning of Spring and that means the stars are out and about preparing new roles, sporting new fashion and enjoying the weather. David Portillo enjoyed an evening at the LoftOpera watching the company's acclaimed production of Rossini's "Otello." Inspiring performance today of Rossini's Otello in Brooklyn. #loftopera #tenors #desdemona @loftopera A post shared by David Portillo (@porttenor) on Mar 27, 2017 at 9:05pm PDT Carmen Giannattasio and Violetta…
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National Puppy Day 2017: A Look At Opera’s Most Famous Dogs
A lot of opera stars have dogs. From Franco Zeffirelli to Ailyn Pérez to Elza Von den Heever, the canine is a great companion for the opera star as they travel around the world. Here is a look at some of the most famous dogs in the history of opera, both past, and present as we celebrate National Puppy day. Lenny and Tristan Let’s kick things off with the two…
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Weekend Preview (3/3-3/5) – International: Aleksandrs Antonenko Returns To ‘Otello’ While Karita Mattila Returns To ‘Jenufa’
Are you excited for the weekend? Well, we are as you will get to hear some of the most exciting stars singing in the world's leading opera houses. Check it out right here! Austria At the Vienna State Opera, audiences will get the chance to see Puccini's "Turandot" with a star-studded cast including Elena Pankratova, Heinz Zednik, Ryan Speedo Green, Stefano La Colla and Anita Hartig. The company will also…
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Weekend Preview – International (2/24-2/26): Ailyn Perez, Francesco Meli and Leo Nucci Preview Verdi’s “La Traviata” Among Weekend Highlights
What are you seeing this weekend? Is it Verdi, Wagner, Mozart or more experimental composers like Jake Heggie and Kurt Weill? These are only some of the many composer's the major theaters of the world will be showing this weekend. Austria The Wiener Staatsoper kicks off the weekend with two performances of "Die Zauberflöte" for kids, which is followed by a star-studded revival of Donizetti's "L'Elsir d'Amore" with Olga Peretyatko…
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Teatro alla Scala Preview 2016-17 Season: Ailyn Pérez and Anna Netrebko Tackle Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’
This week the Teatro alla Scala will revive the 1990 Liliana Cavani production of Verdi's "La Traviata." The production returns after DmItri Tcherniakov's 2013 staGing failed to please Scala audiences. This time the Cavani production will be sung by two leading sopranos. First Ailyn Pérez will bring her acclaimed Violetta to the theater. Perez has performed the role around the world at the Royal Opera, Bayerische Staatsopers, Deutsche Oper Berlin…
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New York Fashion Week 2017: 5 Iconic Fashion Designers Who Have Dressed Today’s Divas
Today the fashion world gets together to display the latest trends for the upcoming spring season. Designers will show off everything from concept designs, gowns to regular clothing for everyday use. The week may be attended by some of opera's biggest superstars and they may just get a new dress designed for their upcoming recital or concert. To celebrate Fashion Week and in collaboration with OperaFashion,  OperaWire will put out…