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01-09-2016
Versatile: Sophie Rennert with Mozart in England and as a Lied singer in Austria – from June 2nd (2)
Versatile: Sophie Rennert with Mozart in England and as a Lied singer in Austria – from June 2nd (2)

Ever since 2015, Ian Page and his Classical Opera have devoted themselves to their “Mozart 250” programme, honouring those of Mozart’s that were written exactly 250 years before. As part of this effort, Sophie Rennert sings Giacinta in “La Finta Semplice”, first on June 2nd in Birmingham and then ...

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01-09-2016
Santiago de Chile: Nora Sourouzian in Mahler’s 3rd Symphony – from June 7th
Santiago de Chile: Nora Sourouzian in Mahler’s 3rd Symphony – from June 7th

After the dernière of “Il Trovatore” at the Graz Opera on June 3rd, Nora Sourouzian flies to Santiago de Chile to sing the mezzo-soprano part in Mahler’s Symphony no. 3 in three concerts on June 7th, 8th and 9th. The Orquesta Nacional de Chile plays under its Principal Conductor Leonid Grin.

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01-09-2016
Alpine Symphony: Johannes Wildner conducts Richard Strauss – June 9th
Alpine Symphony: Johannes Wildner conducts Richard Strauss – June 9th

Just ahead of rehearsals for this year’s summer production, Puccini’s “Tosca”, at the Burg Gars, Johannes Wildner and the Klangvereinigung Wien, the festival orchestra of the Oper Burg Gars, will travel to Hof and join the Hof Symphony Orchestra in performing the Alpine Symphony by Richard Strauss...

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01-09-2016
Handel Festival: Dominik Köninger at the closing concert in Halle – June 10th
  Handel Festival: Dominik Köninger at the closing concert in Halle – June 10th

The German baritone Dominik Köninger performs as soloist at the closing concert of the Handel Festival Halle on June 10th, which has been held regularly in the Galgenberg Gorge since 1952. Accompanied by the Staatskapelle Halle under Jan Michael Horstmann, Dominik Köninger will sing Harapha’s air ...

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01-09-2016
New Opera Vienna: Wolfgang Resch in “Der Ficus spricht” by Gerhard Schedl – from June 14th
New Opera Vienna: Wolfgang Resch in “Der Ficus spricht” by Gerhard Schedl – from June 14th

In the course of this Neue Oper Wien double-feature, Wolfgang Resch, baritone, sings the part of a Ficus benjamina tree in Leonard Prinsloo’s production of “Der Ficus spricht” by Gerhard Schedl. The premiere, on June 14th at Plant X in Vienna, will be conducted by musical director Walter Kobéra an...

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