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Nicole Car, Enea Scala & Patrizia Ciofi To Be Featured In Opéra de Marseille’s 2018-19 Season
The Opéra de Marseille announced its 2018-19 season, featuring eight productions and a number of concert performances. The season will include a number of revivals and new productions as well as some of the biggest rising stars. Here is a look. Productions The season opens with Leo Nucci directing Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra" starring Juan Jesús Rodriguez, Riccardo Massi, and Olesya Golovneva. Paolo Arrivabeni conducts the beloved work. Performance Dates: Oct.…
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Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – International (5/26-28): Rolando Vilazón, Marina Rebeka & Anna Pirozzi Sing Title Roles
It’s a weekend of role debuts, production debuts and continuing runs. It’s also a weekend to see rare works, as well as repertoire staples. Aida - Teatro Colón, Argentina  The Teatro Colón opens its production of Verdi's masterpiece with Latonia Moore starring in the title role and Nadia Krasteva as her rival Amneris. Riccardo Massi, Mark Rucker, and Roberto Scandiuzzi also star with Carlos Vieu conducting. From the House of the Dead -…
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Kevin Puts, Latonia Moore & Venera Gimadieva Headline Washington National Opera’s 2018-19 Season
The Washington National Opera has announced its 2018-19 season showcasing five productions and a number of vocal events.  Main Stage  The season opens with Verdi's "La Traviata" starring Venera Gimadieva in her WNO debut and Jacqueline Echols sharing the role. Joshua Guerrero and Mario Chang share the role of Alfredo, both making company debuts. Lucas Meachem also makes his debut as Germont, sharing the role with Michael Chioldi. Renato Palumbo…
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Cast Change In Royal Opera’s ‘Tosca’
The Royal Opera House has announced a cast change for its production of “Tosca.” The company announced that due to scheduling changes, the role of Mario Cavaradossi will be sung by Italian tenor Massimo Giordano on Feb. 22 and by Italian tenor Riccardo Massi on March 3. Giordano made his Royal Opera debut in 2003 as Fenton in “Falstaff” and has since returned to sing Mario Cavaradossi in “Tosca” and Des…
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Los Angeles Opera 2017-18 Review – Carmen: Ana María Martínez & Riccardo Massi Lead Solid Cast In Iffy Production
For an opera that’s so widely known and beloved by the public, it makes sense why the Los Angeles Opera would want to play it safe with its recent production of "Carmen." On Sep. 9, 2017, the LA Opera opened its 2017-18 season with the Bizet masterpiece, with superstar soprano Ana María Martínez in the title role. Just four years ago, the company opened its 2013-14 season with the exact…
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LA Opera Adds Another ‘Carmen’ Performance
The Los Angeles Opera has added one more performance of “Carmen.” The opera, which will open the season on Sept. 9, 2017, will get an additional showcase on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, bringing its total presentations to seven. The opera will star Ana María Martinez in the title role. She will appear in all the performances and has noted that taking on the role back in 2014 “liberated her.” “You…
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From Hollywood to Verdi: Tenor Riccardo Massi On His Quick Rise & Favorite Composer
Seven years. The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Berlin State Opera, Royal Swedish Opera and Metropolitan Opera. Those are just some of the companies that have featured spinto tenor Riccardo Massi. Seven years. Now in his 30s, the tenor is slowly stealing the spotlight as one of the most exciting tenors on the rise, his vocal artistry matched by his movie star looks. It is actually no surprise that he…
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Sondra Radvanovsky, Janai Brugger, Riccardo Massi Among Highlights of Palm Beach Opera 2018 Season
Palm Beach Opera just announced their 2018 mainstage opera season. Every performance will be held at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach.  The first production of the mainstage season,  Giacomo Puccini's "Tosca," will run from Jan. 26 through the 28th, 2018. Soprano Keri Alkema will play the lead role. Her previous works range from roles in works by Puccini, Mozart, Verdi and more. She sings on…