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Superb interpretations of Baroque masterpieces – Concerto Copenhagen makes guest appearances in Germany, England, the Netherlands and Switzerland

With a number of concerts, the internationally-renowned baroque ensemble, Concerto Copenhagen, under the baton of Lars Ulrik Mortensen, will make guest appearances beyond Danish borders in the spring of 2018. They will be bringing along Handel's “Brockes Passion”, “Farinelli vs. Senesino” with Vivica Genaux and Sonia Prina as well as the Bach program, “Bach recycles”, for the International Bach Festival Schaffhausen.

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New CD Release on 28/01/2018: Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Sladkovsky: Shostakovich Symphonies

The latest CD Box by the Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra under its chief conductor, Alexander Sladkovsky, showcases all 15 symphonies by Dmitri Shostakovich. This ties into their previous year's successful recording of the complete concertos by Shostakovich which was likewise released under the Russian label, Melodiya.

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Houston Symphony on Tour in Europe, March 9–March 19, 2018

Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the Houston Symphony on an eight-city 2018 European Tour through some of Europe’s most prestigious concert halls and festivals, March 9–March 19, 2018. World-renowned violinist and three-time Grammy Award-winner Hilary Hahn joins the Houston Symphony for all performances.

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The Queen Sonja International Music Competition 2017 – The winners are announced

After ten days and three intense rounds, we finally have a winner of this year's Queen Sonja International Music Competition. Tenor Seung Ju Bahg, a young talent from South Korea, won the First Prize in the grand final at the Norwegian Opera & Ballet on Friday 18 August. 

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Franco Fagioli fera ses débuts dans le rôle d’Arsace dans l’opéra de Rossini Semiramide à l’Opéra national de Lorraine à partir du 2 mai 2017

Franco Fagioli fera en mai ses débuts dans le rôle d’Arsace dans l’opéra de Rossini Semiramide à l’Opéra national de Lorraine de Nancy. Dans cette nouvelle production, ce sera sans doute la première fois que ce rôle sera chanté par un homme.

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Rencontres Musicales d’Évian – Unveiling of the 2017 line-up

The Rencontres Musicales d'Évian, created in 1976 on the initiative of Antoine Riboud, at that time CEO of BSN (to later become the Danone Group) and directed for many years by Mstislav Rostropovich, was revived in 2014 with the Modigliani Quartet entrusted with the festival's artistic direction.

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