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Social Media Beat (Week 721/-27): Find Out Who Was Rehearsing & Who Celebrated Award Wins
The world's greatest opera singers are immersed in a wide range of activities as the summer season hits its apex. Some are on vacation, while others are rigorously rehearsing for upcoming performances. Anna Netrebko previewed a section from "Aida" on her Instagram. The clip showed Netrebko in the rehearsal room alongside her colleagues and Riccardo Muti conducting. "Aida" opens on August 6th but for right now enjoy this clip: С…
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Festival d’Aix-En-Provence 2017 Review – Carmen: Tcherniakov’s Production Will Change the Way You See Bizet’s Masterpiece
"Carmen," Georges Bizet’s Spanish-inspired masterpiece, was performed at the Festival d’arLyriqueue d’Aix-en-Provence’s 2017 season in an unconventional production. Russian director Dmitri Tcherniakov’s has consigned the traditional Sevillan mantillas, toreros, and abrigos de luz to distant memory and, for the hugely popular opera’s return to Aix for the first time in 60 years, has fully reviewed the story to give it an unexpected dark modern twist. Despite the full rewrite, the…
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Social Media Beat (Week 7/14-20): A Look At Festival Season
It's festival season and some of the biggest stars are preparing for their upcoming performances or ending their 2016-17 season. Check out what some of your favorite stars have been up to. Anna Netrebko gave a sneak peek into rehearsals of Aida. In one of her pictures, flashes of the production were visible with chorus members littering the stage. The opera opens August 6 and is slated to be streamed…
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Social Media Beat (Week 7/7-13): A Look At How These Stars Are Enjoying Their Summers
It was another fun week for many singers as they continued to enjoy the summer weather and prepare for performances. Take a look at what some of your favorite stars were up to. Michael Fabiano shared a picture from his day off in France as he went boat riding. With my love #love #loveislove #sea #relax A post shared by Michael Fabiano (@tenorfabiano) on Jul 12, 2017 at 8:13am PDT…
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Nadine Sierra Out, Ellie Dehn In For San Francisco’s 2017-18 ‘Manon’ Production With Michael Fabiano
No more Nadine Sierra at San Francisco Opera next season. Instead, soprano Ellie Dehn will replace the recent Richard Tucker Award winner in next season’s production of “Manon.” The official announcement was made on Monday, indicating that Dehn would sing all six performances of the run which kicks off on Nov. 5, 2017 and ends on Nov. 22, 2017. According to the announcements, Sierra found it difficult to leave 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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Artist Of The Week: Michael Fabiano To Fill Aix-En-Provence Festival With Intensity As He Debuts Don José In ‘Carmen’
Ten years ago Michael Fabiano announced himself as one of the most promising tenors of his generation. The tenor was competing for the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and was also part of the class that was filmed in the movie "The Audition." His strength and intensity and his strong stage presence made him a sensation with the judges and he ended being one of the five winners. Since then…
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Social Media Beat (6/23-6/29): Diana Damrau, Roberto Alagna & Carmen Giannattasio Share Backstage Pictures
This week a number of artist showed pictures backstage as they continued to prepare roles for the summer season. Diana Damrau returned to the Bayerische Staatsoper as Violetta in "La Traviata" and shared a number of stills from the performance. It also signaled the return of Plácido Domingo at the theater. La Traviata #2 tonight @bayerischestaatsoper in Munich! ❤️ #munich #vivaverdi #opera A post shared by Diana Damrau (@diana.damrau) on…
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Glyndebourne Festival Presents Three Operas In Cinemas
Opera in cinemas seems to be a major trend all around the world and the Glyndebourne Festival will continue its acclaimed transmissions. The season gets off to a start on June 8, 2017, with the 2014 production of Verdi's "La Traviata" starring acclaimed tenor Michael Fabiano and Bolshoi star Venera Gimadieva. The series continues on July 10, 2017, with the brand-new opera "Hamlet" by Brett Dean, one of the most…
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Plácido Domingo, Gregory Kunde and Michael Fabiano Lead Palau De Les Arts’ 2017-18 Season
Valencia’s Palau de les Arts has announced its 2017-18 season which will feature nine operas. The first of the bunch will be Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly,” starting on October 11 and running for five performances. The opera will feature a new production by Emilio López. Liana Aleksanyan plays the doomed heroine. Gluck’s “Le Cinesi” follows up with a performance on Nov. 2, 2017, with Fabio Biondi conducting. Désirée Rancatore, Ann Hallenberg,…