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Ildar Abdrazakov, Plácido Domingo & Maria José Siri Lead Teatro Alla Scala’s 2018-19 Season
The Teatro alla Scala has announced its 2018-19 season featuring a number of new productions and operatic classics. The season will once again include a number of Italian operas continuing the theater's initiative to bring back Italian opera. Here is a look! Productions  The season opens with a new production of Verdi's "Attila" starring Ildar Abdrazakov. David Livermore directs the new production which also stars Saioa Hernandez, Fabio Sartori, and …
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Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – International (5/4-6): Rossini, Thomas Ades & Boito On Display
This weekend is filled with a number of rarities and modern masterpieces all around the world. We look at what we think audiences can discover for the first time and rising stars performing these roles. La Donna del Lago, Opera Royal de Wallonie, Liege, Belgium  Salome Jicia takes on the title role in Rossini's rarely performed drama with Marianna Pizzolato and Maxim Mironov in the lead roles. The cast will…
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CD / DVD Releases – Week of Feb. 5: Meyerbeer & Rossini Rarities Get New Recordings
It’s week of rarities with two rarely performed works getting new recordings. Here is a look! Margherita d'Anjou Meyerbeer's little-known work gets a DVD by Dynamic from last year's Festival della Valle d'Itria. The production was conducted by Fabio Luisi stars Giulia de Blasis and Arcangelo Carbotti. When OperaWire reviewed the show last year it said: "Certainly, it was a well-performed showcase, containing some beautiful musical episodes." The opera will first…
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Juan Diego Flórez, Pretty Yende & Lisette Oropesa Headline Rossini Opera Festival 2018
The Rossini Opera Festival has announced its 2018 season featuring some of opera's biggest stars. The 2018 season will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the composer and will open with "Ricciasro e Zoraide." The new production, directed by Marshall Pynkoski, is set to star Juan Diego Flórez and Pretty Yende in the leads. Giacomo Sagripanti conducts a new critical edition from the Fondazione Rossini. The work opens August 11, 2018,…
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Social Media Beat (8/4-1) – A Look At The Scene From Salzburg And Pesaro
It's festival season and many artists are performing in high profile concerts and productions while other are simply enjoying vacation time. This week on social media we'll focus on Salzburg and Pesaro. Salzburg While Michele Mariotti is working hard on "I Due Foscari," his wife Olga Peretyatko is enjoying vacation time after a fabulous season. She visited rehearsals of "Foscari" and even went to the second performance of "Aida." ❤️…
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CD/DVD Releases – Week of August 7: Bellini Rediscovered In New Naxos Recording
For opera lovers interested in discovering new artists and new works, this week will be perfect as Naxos releases two intriguing recordings with new editions of popular modern and classic operas. Here is a look. Vincenzo Bellini's Bianca e Gernando Naxos releases the world premiere recording of Bellini's first opera today known in its revised edition as "Bianca e Fernando." Originally presented in 1826, the opera did not use the…
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Weekend Preview – International (7/7-9): Michael Fabiano, Paul Appleby & Anja Harteros Headline Productions
The weekend is on the lighter side as many of the big company's have closed their season. However, the festival season is beginning with Aix- en-Provence in full swing. Check it out. Austria  The Prague Summer Nights Festival moves to Vienna to perform at the Mozarteum. The festival closes out with a performance of Mozart's "The Magic Flute" on Friday and two performances of "Le Nozze di Figaro" on Sunday. Czech…
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Roberto Alagna, Jose Cura, Olga Peretyatko & Gregory Kunde Headline Royal Opera House Muscat 2017-18 Season
The Royal Opera House Muscat has announced its 2017-18 season with a plethora of operas to see. The season opens on Sept. 14 with Verdi's "Aida" starring Gregory Kunde and Kristin Lewis and conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Olga Peretyatko and Maxim Mironov then take the stage for Rossini's "L'Occasione fa il Ladro." The opera, which open on Oct. 27, 2017, is part of the Rossini Opera Festival's collaboration with the company.…
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Maxim Mironov Explores Bellini in ‘La Ricordanza’
Maxim Mironov has released his new album "La Ricordanza." The young bel canto tenor Maxim Mironov is accompanied by Richard Barker, who recreates the atmosphere of salons during which Bellini's life took place. The CD includes ariettas from Bellini's early period. In a press release, the tenor noted "The idea of this recording came to me when I was visiting Museum of Bellini in Catania, Sicily. Among other things exposed…