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Staatsoper Berlin – “Le nozze di Figaro” with Anna Prohaska

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On November 13 2015, at 20:15, arte and arte concert did a delayed live broadcast of Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro” from the Staatsoper Berlin at the Schillertheater.

The opera, which represents the pinnacle of the Italian opera buffa, is staged by the Artistic Director of the Staatsoper, Jürgen Flimm. On the rostrum: Gustavo Dudamel. The production features an exciting cast with Ildebrando D’Arcangelo as Graf Almaviva, Dorothea Röschmann in the role of Gräfin Almaviva and Anna Prohaska as Susanna. more

Berliner Philharmoniker at LUCERNE FESTIVAL 2015 – Mozart & Haydn

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At this summer’s LUCERNE FESTIVAL, Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker presented a new Haydn symphony that never existed before: Rattle gathered together ten of the most original and avant-garde-like instrumental movements by Joseph Haydn to fashion a Symphonie imaginaire. In addition to this astonishing Haydn Pasticcio, Rattle conducted Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante for violin, viola and orchestra, soloists were Daishin Kashimoto (violin) and Amihai Grosz (viola). more

Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Barbara Hannigan — Rossini, Mozart, Ligeti, Fauré

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To be sure, there are pianists who also conduct, and concert masters who lead their orchestra from the violin desk. But a star soprano who coordinates a large instrumental ensemble while at the same time negotiating the trickiest coloratura singing is something entirely new. That is, until Barbara Hannigan came along to reveal this remarkable skill with such high-profile orchestras as the Berliner Philharmoniker and the Accademia di Santa Cecilia. more

Mozart: Requiem / Beethoven: Egmont – Claudio Abbado & Lucerne Festival Orchestra

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Lucerne Festival 2012 was dedicated to the relationship of music and hope. In the opening concert, Claudio Abbado and the Lucerne Festival Orchera presented Mozart’s Requiem as well as the Beethoven’s Incidental Music to Goethe’s tragedy Egmont. With Juliane Banse, Anna Prohaska, Sara Mingardo, Maximilian Schmitt and René Pape as soloists and Bruno Ganz as narrator, this concert was once again a special musical experience of highest artistic quality. more

Claudio Abbado, Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra & Anna Prohaska

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In 2010, the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela was orchestra in residence at the Lucerne Festival at Easter. Under the baton of their strong supporter Claudio Abbado, the orchestra once again reached out to the audience on the opening concert, spreading its lively enthusiasm on a highest musical level for which it is famous and loved for.

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