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Reynaldo Hahn at the Palazzetto Bru Zane

For more than 10 years the Palazzetto Bru Zane has been committed to the rediscovery of unknown music of the French romantic period. A prime example of this is the focus on Reynaldo Hahn, whose work has long remained in the shadows of music history.

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Renovated historic Prague State Opera will focus with a multi-year-programme on "Musica Non Grata"

After three years of major reconstruction, the Prague State Opera (Státní Opera) has reopened its doors once again. The reopening has also marked the beginning of a four-year opera and concert series entitled "Musica Non Grata" which will combine the forces of four different Prague stages.

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Conductor Giacomo Sagripanti is conquering opera houses worldwide

The young Italian conductor, Giacomo Sagripanti, is considered an insider's tip yet has been conquering the world's major opera houses for several years now. On January 28 he will conduct Anna Netrebko in her role debut as Turandot at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich.

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Daniel Behle makes Lohengrin debut

Tenor Daniel Behle takes the next step into the class of Heldentenors and makes his debut as Lohengrin at the Dortmund Opera at the end of November. The new production by Ingo Kerkhof celebrates its premiere on November 30.

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Countertenor Xavier Sabata sings Schubert's “Winterreise” (Winter Journey)

On his debut album with Berlin Classics, Countertenor Xavier Sabata leaves familiar territory and embarks, quite literally, on an emotionally and vocally challenging journey: Schubert's “Winterreise” (Winter Journey). The step into 19th century repertoire is the realization of a long-held aspiration.

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Concerto Copenhagen on tour in Northern Europe

“The Four Seasons After Vivaldi” is the title of Concerto Copenhagen's album released in September by the Danish label Dacapo. In a new composition and interpretation by the contemporary Danish composer Karl Aage Rasmussen, the ensemble approaches the world-renowned Concerti Grossi by Vivaldi.

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