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Top 6 Operas to See This Weekend – International (5/18-20): Anna Caterina Antonacci, Cecilia Bartoli & Juan Diego Florez Headline Productions
The weekend will offer a lot of Bel canto, verismo, 20th-century masterpieces, and one world premiere that should not be missed by anyone. And it also includes a number of legendary stars, as well as some of the most famous in the world. Here are top six to see this weekend. L'Italiana in Algeri - Salzburg Festival, Austria Cecilia Bartoli returns to the stage in a new role, singing the…
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Anna Caterina Antonacci, Marina Rebeka & Ramon Vargas Headline Grand Théâtre de Genève’s 2018-19 Season
The Grand Théâtre de Genève has announced its 2018-19 season featuring a number of rarely performed works as well as the Ring Cycle. Here is a look at what this season will offer. Productions The season opens with Bizet's "Carmen" starring Ekaterina Sergeeva and Héloïse Mas alternating the title role.  Sébastien Guèze and Sergej Khomov share the role of Don José while Ildebrando D'Arcangelo and Adriana Gonzalez round out the cast. John…
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Teatro Real De Madrid 2017-18 – Gloriana: Anna Caterina Antonacci & David McVicar Team Up For Sensational Revival of Neglected Britten Work
Benjamin Britten’s “Gloriana” was supposed to be one of his great triumphs. The composer himself is quoted, prior to its premiere in 1953, that he saw it as his best work to that point (he had already written “Billy Budd” and “Peter Grimes,” mind you). It was composed for the regal occasion of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation. It was one of his greatest failures. Critics destroyed the opera less because…
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Top 6 Operas To See This Weekend (4/13-15): Iréne Theorin, Evelyn Herlitzius & Anna Caterina Antonacci Lead Weekend
This week we look at six different operas scattered around Europe that are sure to bring about unique experiences. Götterdämmerung - Wiener Staatsoper, Austria  Stephen Gould, Eric Halfvarson, and Iréne Theorin lead the final installment in Wagner's Tetralogy. The opera, which will also be live streamed, is set to be conducted by Adam Fischer. It will also be the final performance of the work this season. Benvenuto Cellini - Opera de…
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Artist Of The Week: Anna Caterina Antonacci Takes On Her First ‘Gloriana’
Anna Caterina Antonacci has long been considered one of the most distinguished sopranos of her generation, performing a wide range of repertoire from Rossini and Bizet to Poulenc, Massenet, and Faure. The soprano has never taken the usual route and some of her unusual repertoire choices have distinguished her as a committed singer and risk taker. This week, Antonacci continues her exploratory journey as she takes on the role of Queen…
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Danielle De Niese, Sabine Devieilhe & Anna Caterina Antonacci To Be Featured At La Monnaie’s 2018-19 Season
La Monnaie has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring nine operatic productions and concert performances, as well as numerous recitals. As always the season will feature some of today's greatest stars and rising stars. Here is a look at what the season will offer in vocal events. Operas  "Die Zauberflöte" opens the season in a new production by director Romeo Castellucci and will be conducted by Antonello Manacorda. The opera is…
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Weekend Preview – International (9/22-24): Plácido Domingo, Thomas Hampson And Peter Mattei Headline Productions
This weekend will be filled with new productions, an opening night in Zurich and, as always, many great stars. Austria  Olga Peretyatko-Mariotti headlines "La Traviata" at the Vienna State Opera with Jean-François Borras and Paolo Rumetz. At the Volksoper, "Die Zauberflöte," "Gypsy" and "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" will be shown this weekend. Belgium  Anna Caterina Antonacci will sing her signature "La Voix Humaine" at La Monnaie. At the Opera Royal…
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Javier Camarena, Plácido Domingo & ‘Dead Man Walking’ Among Highlights of Teatro Real’s 2017-18 Season
The Teatro Real has finally announced its 2017-18 season, later than most other organizations. But the company has packed quite a punch for its upcoming showcase, with 13 operas on the docket. It all starts on Sept. 13 with Mozart’s rarely performed “Lucio Silla” directed by Claus Guth. The cast will be led by Patricia Petibon, who will sing five of the nine performances of the work. “Carmen” opens on…
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Weekend Preview – International (4/14-16): Edita Gruberova And Eleonora Buratto Lead Easter Weekend
Easter Weekend is upon us and the opera companies around the world are doing their utmost to bring people to the theater. Here is a look at the things going around in the international opera scene. Austria Reiman's "Medea" opens the weekend on Saturday at the Vienna State Opera with Claudia Barainsky, Stephanie Houtzeel, Monika Bohinec, Norbert Ernst, Adrian Eröd and Daichi Fujiki leading the cast. On Sunday Semyon Bychkov leads…
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Teatro Comunale di Bologna 2017 Review – La Voix Humaine & Cavalleria Rusticana: Anna Caterina Antonacci Sets Tone For Fantastic Double Bill
Where one would expect the operatic double bill of “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci,” Teatro Comunale di Bologna instead opened last night’s double bill with Poulenc’s “La Voix Humaine” and Mascagni’s ever-famous verismo opera, “Cavalleria Rusticana,” appropriately placed with the approaching Easter season. La Voix Humaine “Voix Humaine,” set to music from Cocteau’s play of the same name, is described as a monodrama. The sole character of this opera, Lei, was…