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Ensemble Modern Releases Pascal Dusapin’s ›Passion‹ on its own Label

In 2008 Ensemble Modern gave the world premiere of Pascal Dusapin’s ›Passion‹ at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence; ever since it has performed the chamber opera in Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt and at other venues. Now this opus about the ever-meaningful subject of love, which is as effective in concert as it is on stage, will be released on its own label, Ensemble Modern Media. Franck Ollu conducts Ensemble Modern; the soloists are Keren Motseri (soprano) and Georg Nigl (baritone) as well as the Vocalconsort Berlin. The recording is a co-production with hr2-kultur and IRCAM Paris.

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The BAYREUTH BAROQUE Opera Festival is on! 3 – 13 September 2020

The BAYREUTH BAROQUE Opera Festival will open as planned with the premiere of Nicola Antonio Porpora’s Carlo il Calvo on September 3rd at the Margravial Opera House, Bayreuth.

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The three opera houses in Prague will launch their extensive, Czech-German project, “Musica non grata”, in September 2020

75 years following the end of the war, the four-year cycle, “Musica non grata”, will commence in Prague and pick up on the rich musical tradition that existed in the city before 1938.

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Samuel Mariño with debut album “Care Pupille”

“Care Pupille – The London Concert, 1746” is the title of the debut album of the young soprano Samuel Mariño. The album retraces a historical concert evening that features works by Handel and Gluck. The selection of arias also includes three world premiere recordings.

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Artists and journalists in need

In recent weeks, the Corona pandemic has radically overturned the entire state of public life, and artists, those engaged in the cultural community, and also cultural journalists worldwide have fallen into an existential crisis as a result of the cancellation of all events for which they are not responsible.

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“Vincero” by Piotr Beczala - release on May 15

This will be his debut album on Pentatone: with “Vincerò!”, Polish star tenor Piotr Beczala marks the beginning of a new chapter in his career, shifting to the dramatic tenor roles of Verismo.

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