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Katherine Broderick returns to Opéra de Montpellier to sing her first Isolde

21 January 2019

Following a notable performance as Elsa in Lohengrin in 2016, Katherine Broderick returned to Opéra de Montpellier this month to sing her first Isolde, prompting the French Opéra Magazine to write "…et, surtout, en prise de rôle, révélation d'une Isolde d'une jeunesse, d’un rayonnement et d'une puissance irrésistibles …and especially, making her role debut, she reveals an Isolde of irresistible...

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Garry Walker returns to Opera North to conduct Gianni Schicchi and The Rite of Spring double bill

19 January 2019

Following his critically acclaimed world premiere of Sawer’s The Skating Rink for Garsington Opera, Garry Walker returns to the opera podium next month to conduct a double bill for Opera North in which the worlds of opera and dance collide: with Christopher Alden’s production of Puccini’s comic opera Gianni Schicchi paired with Stravinsky’s iconic ballet, The Rite of Spring. Now in his second...

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Rinat Shaham makes her role debut as Marguerite in La Damnation de Faust with Sir Mark Elder and The Hallé

19 January 2019

Rinat Shaham makes her debut with The Hallé in February, singing Marguerite in a concert performance of Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust under Sir Mark Elder. Her engagements this season also include Ravel's Shéhérazade with St. Louis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Stéphane Denève, Judith in Bartók's Bluebeard’s Castle with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra under Karina Canellakis, her return to Angers Nantes Opera in the title role of...

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Tenor Mikeldi Atxalandabaso returns to Teatro Real for his role debut as Mime in Wagner’s Das Rheingold.

19 January 2019

Mikeldi Atxalandabaso returns to Teatro Real this January to make his debut as Mime in Robert Carsens’s production of Wagner's Das Rheingold, under Principal Guest Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado. Further engagements this season include his role debut as Jaquino in Beethoven’s Fidelio under Juanjo Mena at Bilbao Opera-ABAO, Bardolfo in a new production of Verdi's Falstaff  by Laurent Pelly conducted by Daniele Rustioni...

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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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