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Operavision Live Stream 2018: Lisette Oropesa & Javier Camarena Star in ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’
OperaVision will start streaming Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” from the Teatro Real starting on July 7, 2018. The Donizetti masterpiece will feature Lisette Oropesa as the famed heroine with Javier Camarena as her lover Edgardo. Artur Rucinski stars as Enrico with Roberto Tagliavini as Raimondo. Daniel Oren conducts. The stream kicks off at 7 p.m. local time. That’s around 2 p.m. EDT and 11 a.m. PST for the start time.…
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PBS To Showcase Met Opera’s ‘Semiramide’ Starring Angela Meade
PBS will showcase “Semiramide” from the Metropolitan Opera as part of its Great Performances Series on Sunday, July 8, 2018. The broadcast will kick off at 12 p.m. EDT and will soprano Angela Meade in the title role, tenor Javier Camarena, mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong, and bass Ildar Abdrazakov. Ryan Speedo Green rounds out the star cast. Per OperaWire’s review, DeShong was the standout of the production. “ The true star of…
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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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Lineup for Richard Tucker Gala 2018 Announced, Featuring Christian Van Horn & Anna Netrebko
The Richard Tucker Foundation has announced its lineup for its 2018 gala concert celebrating Christian Van Horn's recent Richard Tucker Award. The gala will see previous Richard Tucker winners Christine Goerke, Angela Meade, Nadine Sierra, Stephanie Blythe, and Michael Fabiano showcase their talents. Additionally, superstars Anna Netrebko, Javier Camarena, and Yusif Eyvazov will participate in the event. The starry lineup will be led by conductor Marco Armiliato, the New York Choral Society,…
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Artist Of The Week: Javier Camarena Takes On His First Edgardo In ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’
Over the past years, Javier Camarena has become one of the most in-demand tenors in the world. His charisma, blazing high notes, and expressive qualities have allowed him to create history. For example, he is just the second singer in Metropolitan Opera history to sing encores in multiple productions. He is also the second singer in the history of the Teatro Real to perform an encore. Now Camarena is set for some personal…
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Gregory Kunde, Javier Camarena & María Bayo To Be Showcased At Fundación Baluarte’s 2018-19 Season
Fundación Baluarte has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring two popular operas in the canon and two of the world's greatest singers in concert. Here is a look. Productions  Sabina Puértolas, Antonino Siragusa, Emmanuel Franco, and Pablo Ruiz star in Donizetti's "L'Elisir d'Amore" with Antonnello Allemandi conducting. Performance Dates: Sept. 20-22, 2018 Gregory Kunde takes on his signature "Otello" in Verdi's late masterpiece. He is joined by frequent collaborator Ramón Tebar at…
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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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Angela Meade, Ainhoa Arteta & Javier Camarena To Be Featured In of ABAO-OLBE 2018-19 Season
The Bilbao Opera has announced its 2018-19 Season featuring five main stage productions and four family-oriented productions. In total, the company will present 9 titles with a total of 46 performances. Main Stage The 67th Season of ABAO-OLBE opens on Oct. 20 with Puccini's "La Bohème." Soprano Ainhoa Arteta takes on the role of Mimì with Romanian tenor Teodor Ilincai making his Bilbao debut as Rodolfo. Baritone Artur Ruciński and…
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Anna Netrebko, Nina Stemme, Angela Gheorghiu & Jonas Kaufmann Headline Royal Opera’s 2018-19 Season
The Royal Opera has announced its 2018-19 season, which is set to include five new productions, classic revivals, and operas that span the entire breadth of the repertory. New Productions The Royal Opera will begin its season with a cycle of works for families over the next few Seasons, beginning with a new production of Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel" by director/designer Antony McDonald. Hanna Hipp, Jennifer Davis, and Michaela Schuster headline the new…
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Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Kampe & Anja Harteros Headline Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2018-19 Season
The Bayerische Staatsoper has announced its 2018-19 season, which is set to include eight new productions and a number of revival productions. The season will also include a number of concert performances as well as recitals in the company's summer festival. Here is a look at all the operatic events. New Productions  Amélie Niermeyer directs a new production of Verdi's "Otello" with music director Kirill Petrenko conducting. Jonas Kaufmann stars in…