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Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series 2018 Review: Schneider, Timpau, and Ramirez Bare All Before the Bronx
As the Metropolitan Opera company’s Summer Recital Series rolls on, the artists and crew took to Williamsbridge Oval Park in the Bronx for an afternoon of arias, duets, and a trio from some of opera’s most cherished composers. Kicking things off was tenor Gerard Schneider, singing “Questa o quella” from Verdi’s “Rigoletto.” This amorous aria made for a spirited opening, and demonstrated Schneider’s ability to be vocally strong and still…
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Brenda Rae, Jakub Józef Orliński & Malin Byström To Be Featured In Oper Frankfurt’s 2018-19 Season
Oper Frankfurt has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring 14 new productions, a number of revivals and recitals. The season will feature a number of Frankfurt premieres and one world premiere. Here is a look at what to expect. New Productions Peter Eötvös 's "Tri sestry" gets its first Frankfurt performances in a new production by Dorothea Kirschbaum. The unique opera, which requires one orchestra on stage and a smaller one…
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Latonia Moore, Mario Chang & Adrian Timpau To Be Featured In The Metropolitan Opera’s 2018 Summer Recital Series
The 2018 Metropolitan Opera has announced its 2018 Summer Recital Series. The company will once again bring free outdoor showcases, featuring rising young stars of the opera world to New Yorkers in all five boroughs. The series kicks off on June 11, 2018 at 8 p.m. at Central Park SummerStage and June 13, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Brooklyn Bridge Park, with soprano Latonia Moore, tenor Mario Chang, and baritone…
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Bard Summerscape 2018 To Present Three Rarely Performed Operas
The Bard Summerscape has announced its 2018 festival programming and will present three operatic selections. Since its inception, the festival has been committed to reviving important but neglected operas and this year will be no different. In 2018, the festival will present a new American production of  "The Demon" by Anton Rubinstein The opera will be headlined by Olga Tolkmit and Efim Zavalny in an all-Russian cast. American director Thaddeus…
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Wexford Festival Opera 2017 Review – Risurrezione: A Stunningly Beautiful Showcase Led By Anne Sophie Duprels That Demands Re-Examination of Alfano’s Art
Alfano is almost exclusively known today for completing “Turandot,” following Puccini’s untimely death in 1924, a commission he took reluctantly, and one which undoubtedly negatively affected his reputation as a composer in his own right. In fact, since Alfano’s death in 1954 almost all of his operas have disappeared from the stage, with the exception of “Cyrano de Bergerac,” which still enjoys an occasional outing. Wexford Festival Opera, however, decided…