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Elena Sancho-Pereg sings Susanna in Opera di Roma’s new production of Le Nozze di Figaro

11 October 2018

Elena Sancho-Pereg makes her role and house debuts as Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro for Opera di Roma, in a new production directed by Graham Vick and conducted by Stefano Montanari. Her engagements this season also include Norina in Donizetti's Don Pasquale directed by Rolando Villazón and Nanetta in Verdi’s Falstaff, both at Deutsche Oper am Rhein, along with the title role...

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Markus Stenz to conduct world premiere of Kurtag’s ‘Fin de partie’ for Teatro alla Scala with Hilary Summers making house debut as ‘Nell’

8 October 2018

Conductor Markus Stenz returns to Teatro alla Scala in November for the world premiere of Gyorgy Kurtag’s Fin de partie, a coproduction with Dutch National Opera, directed by Pierre Audi. Contralto Hilary Summers creates the role of Nell, in her La Scala debut. Markus will also lead the Dutch premiere in Amsterdam in March 2019, with Hilary Summers reprising the...

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James Newby to perform Brahms Requiem with Marin Alsop and the OAE

8 October 2018

A BBC New Generation Artist 2018-2020, British baritone James Newby’s performances and broadcasts for the BBC this season include Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem together with soprano Elizabeth Watts and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under the baton of Marin Alsop, Berlioz Les nuits d'été with BBC symphony Orchestra, and recitals for Wigmore Hall and Hay Festival. Orchestral debuts...

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Edgaras Montvidas tours Verdi’s Requiem with Monteverdi Choir and Sir John Eliot Gardiner

8 October 2018

Tenor Edgaras Montvidas continues a tour of the Verdi Requiem with the Monteverdi Choir and Sir John Eliot Gardiner in November, performing in Lucerne, Vienna, Budapest, Munich, Luxembourg and Amsterdam. Later this season he will sing Szymanowski Harnasie with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle and Berlioz La Damnation de Faust with the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra. On the...

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Sally Matthews returns to Bayerische Staatsoper to reprise highly successful Jenůfa

8 October 2018

Sally Matthews returns to Munich in November to reprise her highly successful Jenůfa at the Bayerische Staatsoper, alongside Karita Mattila as Kostelnička. Other highlights this season include the title role in Beethoven’s Leonora in concert with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Manfred Honeck; Bruckner Mass in F minor with Mariss Jansons and Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with Bernard Haitink...

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