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Hamburg State Opera 2017-18 Season To Include Angela Gheorghu, Jonas Kaufmann, Kristine Opolais And Olga Peretyatko
The Hamburg State Opera has announced its 2017-18 Season with six new productions and four productions in the opera stabile series. New Productions  The company will first present a new production of Wagner's "Parsifal" with Achim Freyer directing. Kent Nagano leads an international cast that includes Andreas Schager in the title role and Wolfgang Koch as Amfortas. The production opens Sept. 16. On Oct. 29 Monteverdi's "Il Ritorno d'Ulisse" takes center stage…
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Jonas Kaufmann Makes His Dutch Debut This June Previewing New Verdi Role
Jonas Kaufmann is a hard man to pinpoint these days. The tenor recently noted that he is going to curtail his performances around the world, limiting himself to European engagements for lengthy production runs. But the tenor is still slated to appear in numerous concerts around the world, including a June concert on the fourth at the Holland Festival in Amsterdam. The concert, which will mark his solo debut in…
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All The Major Opera Stars Performing At The Vienna State Opera 2017-18 Season
The Vienna State Opera has announced its 2017-18 season with six new productions and 48 revivals. Given the sheer size of the schedule, you might expect the company to feature opera's greatest stars. You would be absolutely right. As always the company will feature the biggest stars in the world including Anna Netrebko in her second run of performances of Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur" after her much-anticipated role debut at the…
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CD/DVD Releases -Week of April 3: Jonas Kaufmann Leads With New Mahler Recording
This week Jonas Kaufmann has a new CD out while Dynamic brings a new "Otello" interpretation to home video. Das Lied Von Erde Sony releases a new recording of Mahler's "Das Lied von Erde" with none other than Jonas Kaufmann. In this new recording conducted by Jonathan Nott, Kaufmann takes on the tenor and baritone parts. The symphony is accompanied by the Vienna Philharmonic and it marks Kaufmann's sixth CD…
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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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Jonas Kaufmann Leads New ‘Parsifal,’ ‘Andrea Chénier’ As Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2017-18 Season Features 41 Operas
The Bayerische Staatsoper has announced its 2017-18 season, which will feature a whopping six new productions and a total of 41 operas. The season opens in Japan in September with the “Così fan tutte” officially kicking things off in Munich at the end of the month. The New Productions The first new production of the year will be Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” directed by Christof Loy. That run begins…
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Jonas Kaufmann Headlines Boston Symphony Orchestra 2017-18 Season With ‘Tristan und Isolde’
The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2017-18 season with Jonas Kaufmann headlining. The German tenor will perform the second act of Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" with Camilla Nylund as his Isolde. The concert will be performed once in Boston with Andris Nelsons conducting and will later be repeated in Carnegie Hall. The season will also feature Frederica von Stade as both mezzo-soprano and host for the opening night concert celebrating…
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Weekend Preview – International (3/31-4/2): Jonas Kaufmann, Roberto Alagna and Mariella Devia Headline Productions worldwide
The weekend comes with a number of great works, including three tour de force Donizetti queens. Among the artists performing are Mariella Devia, Jonas Kaufmann, Rene Pape and  Javier Camarena. Austria  The Vienna State Opera kicks off its weekend with Massenet's "Werther" starring Ludovic Tézier, Adrian Eröd and Sophie Koch. The opera will be showcased on the company's live stream service. It will be followed by Rossini's "L'Italiana in Algeri" with Adam…
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Weekend Preview – International (3/24-26): Jonas Kaufmann, Edita Gruberova and Olga Peretyatko Performing This Weekend
It's the weekend and every major house is in full swing. The biggest stars like Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Edita Gruberova and Maria Guleghina are all performing this weekend. Here's a rundown of what you have a chance to see. Argentina  The Teatro Colón continues its acclaimed run of Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur" with Virginia Tola and Sabrina Cirera sharing the title role. Austria The Vienna State Opera is packed with exciting operas…
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Weekend Preview – International (3/17-19): Maria Guleghina Returns To The Mariinsky Theater and Jonas Kaufmann Sings ‘Andrea Chénier’
Verdi and Wagner fans are in for a treat this weekend as many of the leading companies will present some of the composers' greatest works. Additionally audiences are in for an amazing journey with Jonas Kaufmann and Anja Harteros. Argentina  At the Teatro Colon the production of Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur" continues with Sabrina Cirera in the title role and Guadalupe Barrientos as the Princess de Bouillon. Austria  At the Vienna State…