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Jonas Kaufmann helps independent singers

Jonas Kaufmann also concerned by the coronavirus! To help independent singers and all the staff of Musical Theaters in Germany, the superstar tenor recorded a short video calling for donations. A great initiative! You can visit this page for more details.   Jonas Kaufmann © Gregor Hohenberg

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Franco Fagioli, Veni Vidi Vinci !

Waiting for his return on the stage, the stunning Franco Fagioli is about to release a new CD (on May 8) where he will perform opera arias fom Leonardo Vinci, the composer who revealed his incredible voice to the world. After the impressive Artaserse (released by Virgin Classics) the counter tenor with Il Pomo d’oro […]

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The polish conductor Krzysztof Penderecki has died

Another sad news. We have learned the death of the Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki from a long term desease. Undoubtedly one of the greatest figure in classical music from today, his catalog of works includes symphonies, concertos, some operas (like The devils of Loudun) and religious music, Penderecki being a devout Catholic. Fortunately, […]

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Plácido Domingo tested positive for the COVID-19

Sad issue for one of the greatest tenors of his time and undoubtedly the most adulated. Now a baritone, Plácido Domingo is accused of sexual harassment. No court action has been made yet but decisions has bee taken. He will no longer perform in the United States, nor at the Royal Opera House in London, […]

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Grand pianist and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy announced his retirement from public performances

At 82, grand pianist and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy announced his retirement from public performances. Vladimir Ashkenazy was scheduled to conduct the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in May 2020. The orchestra just announced the name of the new conductors. Carlos Miguel Prieto and Nicholas Carter conducts the concerts originally scheduled from 21 to 30 may, as part […]

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Anna Netrebko and Elena Stikhina : two sopranos for one diva!

Two sopranos for one diva. Coming soon at the Paris’ Opera Bastille, the expected revival of David McVicar’s production of Cilea’s masterpiece where two splendid artists share the golden role of Adriana Lecouvreur. Superb soprano Elena Stikhina is on stage alternating with the great diva Anna Netrebko and shares the same tenor, Yusif Eyvazov as […]