Xavier Sabata becomes the first countertenor to record Schubert’s Winterreise

23 September 2019

“But who can deny the universality of this music" – Xavier Sabata becomes the first countertenor to record Schubert’s Winterreise in his debut album for Berlin Classics, (released 1 Nov 2019), adding to his award-winning discography which to date includes ‘Alessandro’ (eleven international awards) and his solo albums titled ‘Bad Guys’ and ‘Catharsis’, focusing on operatic rarities from the early...

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MRM artists at the 2019 Summer Festivals

14 June 2019

At the 2019 BBC Proms Markus Stenz conducts BBC NOW in Strauss, Brostroem & Brahms, Sunnyboy Dladla sings Mozart Requiem with BBC NOW with Natalie Stutzman, Hilary Summers sings Beethoven Symphony No.9 with BBC SO under Sakari Oramo, as well as Handel’s Jephtha with Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Richard Egarr, Andrew Tortise sings Bach Cantatas with Solomon’s Knot, and Elizabeth Watts...

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MRM Artists nominated in the 2019 International Opera Awards

8 February 2019

Artistic Director Douglas Boyd continues to take Garsington Opera from strength to strength, reflected in their nomination in the Festival category. The nominees for Best Recording (Complete Opera) include Barrie Kosky’s brilliantly contentious production of  Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg from the Bayreuth festival. Last season Edgaras Montvidas enjoyed great success as Anatol in Glyndebourne’s Vanessa, which is nominated for...

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Sabina Puértolas and Xavier Sabata in Handel’s Rodelinda for Opéra national de Lyon

18 January 2019

Sabina Puértolas returned in December to Opéra national de Lyon with the title role in Rodelinda in Claus Guth’s production under Stefano Montanari. Her engagements this season include Fiorilla in Rossini's Il Turco in Italia at Oviedo Opera, Ilia in Mozart’s Idomeneo in a new production by Robert Carsen under Ivor Bolton for Teatro Real in Madrid, her role debut as Adina in L’elisir d’amore by Donizetti at Baluarte...

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New signing: Xavier Sabata

1 June 2017

MRM is pleased to announce that Catalan countertenor Xavier Sabata joins the roster for general management. Xavier Sabata is a frequent guest at venues such as the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, the Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Madrid’s Teatro Real, the Liceu and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, La Fenice in Venice, the Krakow Opera ,the Opéra de Lausanne, the Grand...

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