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01-09-2016
Rossini in Rovigo: Matteo Macchioni as Almaviva in “Il barbiere di Siviglia” – Nov. 3rd and 5th
Rossini in Rovigo: Matteo Macchioni as Almaviva in “Il barbiere di Siviglia” – Nov. 3rd and 5th

Matteo Macchioni, the rising star among Rossini tenors, returns to the Teatro Sociale di Rovigo on November 3rd and 5th. Under the baton of Alessandro Cedrone and with staging by Massimo Pizzi Gasparon Contarini, he is cast as Conte Almaviva. This season will also see him perform in the same role at...

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01-09-2016
Contemporary music: Wolfgang Resch in “Die Antilope” at the Neue Oper Wien – from Nov. 11th
Contemporary music: Wolfgang Resch in “Die Antilope” at the Neue Oper Wien – from Nov. 11th

Starting November 11th, Austrian baritone Wolfgang Resch, recently earning accolades (“the evening’s find,” wrote Peter Dusek in Der Neue Merker) as Papageno at the Oper Burg Gars Festival, will mount the stage of the Neue Oper Wien as Victor, the male lead in Johannes Maria Staud’s “Die Antilope”. ...

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01-09-2016
Puccini: Oscar Marín in “Fanciulla del West” in Copenhagen – from Nov. 10th
  Puccini: Oscar Marín in “Fanciulla del West” in Copenhagen – from Nov. 10th

Oscar Marín, the Spanish tenor, debuts as Trin in Puccini’s “La Fanciulla del West”. The production, staged by Palle Steen Christensen and conducted by Alexander Vedernikov, opens on November 10th at the Royal Opera House Copenhagen.

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01-09-2016
Von Flotow: Christoph Seidl as Sheriff in “Martha” at the Gärtnerplatz – from Nov. 11th
Von Flotow: Christoph Seidl as Sheriff in “Martha” at the Gärtnerplatz – from Nov. 11th

In addition to his performances as Alidoro in La Cenerentola (on November 2nd, 4th and 12th), Austrian bass Christoph Seidl also sings the part of the Sheriff in Friedrich von Flotow’s “Martha” at the Gärtnerplatztheater München. Shows run from November 11th.

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01-09-2016
World première: at La Scala, Thomas Lichtenecker in Salvatore Sciarrino’s new opera – from Nov. 14th
World première: at La Scala, Thomas Lichtenecker in Salvatore Sciarrino’s new opera – from Nov. 14th

On November 14th, Salvatore Sciarrino's newest work “Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo” has its world première at La Scala in a production staged by Jürgen Flimm and conducted by Maxime Pascal. Countertenor Thomas Lichtenecker debuts at the famous Milan opera house in this very world première, as Solfetto...

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