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Sony To Release Jonas Kaufmann’s Waldebuhne Concert
Sony Classical has announced the release of Jonas Kaufmann's Waldebuhne concert. The concert, which was held on July 13, 2018, and later broadcast on ZDF, saw Kaufmann performing a number of Italian songs from his album "Dolce Vita" and also included a special appearance from Anita Rachvelshvili, who performed alongside the tenor. Both performers were accompanied by the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin. The DVD is the latest in a number of releases for Jonas Kaufmann.…
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CD / DVD Releases – Week of June 25: Anna Netrebko & Gregory Kunde Lead New Releases
This week we see the release of two full operas and a compilation by Anna Netrebko. Here is a look at what this week will offer. Il Trovatore  The Royal Opera and Opus Arte will release a production of Verdi's 'Il Trovatore" starring Gregory Kunde, Anita Rachvelshvili, Lianna Haroutounian, and Vitaly Bilyy. Richard Farnes conducts the production, which was directed by David Bosch. Dr. Atomic Nonesuch will release John Adams'…
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Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – International (6/22-24): Lisette Oropesa, Javier Camarena & Edita Gruberova Light Up The Weekend
In a weekend of classics, there will be new productions opening, some revivals, and others closing. And then there will be a gala with one of a legendary sopranos who has surpassed all expectations. Here is a look! Gala Konzert - Wiener Staatsoper, Austria  Edita Gruberova offers a gala concert featuring music from "La Traviata," "Don Giovanni," "Die Entführung aus dem Serail," "Roberto Devereux," and "Idomeneo." Marco Armiliato conducts the gala…
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Opéra National de Paris 2017-18 Review – Il Trovatore: Sondra Radvanovsky & Anita Rachvelishvilli Shine In Overindulgent Production
"Il Trovatore" never fails. From one note to the next,  we have glory, love, pain, revenge, daring. Verdi didn’t miss. Say what you want about the twisting melodrama of a gypsy, a curse, stolen babies, a woman caught between two lovers. When you come down to it, you have opera to shout over. Last night at the Opéra National de Paris, the “shouting” was real: the audience didn’t want to…
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French Institute Alliance Française & American Friends Of The Paris Opera & Ballet Launch HD Opera & Ballet Series
This spring, the French Institute Alliance Française, New York’s premiere French cultural center, and the American Friends of the Paris Opera & Ballet will present HD screenings of opera and ballet performances from the Paris Opera & Ballet for the first time in New York City. New Yorkers will have the opportunity to see "Millepied/Robbins/Balanchine" on Sunday, May 20, and "Samson et Dalila" on Sunday, June 24 at the Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street.…
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Cecilia Bartoli, Robert Alagna & Gregory Kunde Headline Opera De Monte-Carlo’s 2018-19 Season
The Opera de Monte-Carlo has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring a number of important stars and numerous productions. Here is a look at the unique season Monte Carlo will offer. The season opens with an evening entitled Opera-Comique at the Chapelle Musicale Reine-Elizabeth. Performance Dates: Oct. 13-14, 2018 A screening of "La Veuve Joyeuse" continues the season. Performance Dates: Oct. 25, 2018 The Ballet de Shangai visits the Opera de Monte-Carlo…
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Top 5 Operas To See This Weekend – International (4/6-8): Diana Damrau Makes A Major Role Debut
This weekend, the opera world will see a major role debut from a major star, as well as a number of singers continuing runs of role debuts and house debuts. There will also be a concert performance of a rarely performed Verdi work. Il Trovatore - Finnish National Opera, Finland  Aquiles Machado sings the title in Verdi's ever-popular opera alongside rising star soprano Elena Stikhina. Sari Nordqvist, and Claudio Otelli…
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CD / DVD Releases – Week of Feb. 26: Juan Diego Florez & Anita Rachvelishvili Lead New Releases
Three new albums come to stores this week by some of the most popular artists currently working in opera. Juan Diego Flórez explores a new role while Anita Rachvelishvili releases her debut album. Finally, Max Emmanuel Cencic continues his exploration into early music. Werther  Juan Diego Flórez surprised audiences last season when he made his role debut as Massenet's tragic "Werther." He went on to sing it at the Teatro…
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5 Singers Who Are Poised to Dominate the Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-19 Season
Every year, one superstar rises above the rest to become one the centerpieces of a particular Metropolitan Opera season. With the 2018-19 season, there is no doubt that this will continue to be the case with a number of singers getting chances to really stake their claim as major forces at the Met for years to come. This season we have seen the likes of Ailyn Pérez and Sonya Yoncheva…
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Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko & Sonya Yoncheva To Be Featured In Paris Opera 2018-19 Season
The 2018-19 Paris Opera will celebrate a double anniversary including the signing, in 1669, of the letters patent authorizing Perrin to establish an Academy of Opera - rapidly named the Royal Academy of Music and that of the inauguration of the Opéra Bastille in 1989. The season will feature a number of new productions, classic revivals, and world premieres. It will also feature some of the top artists in the…