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18 November 2016: New Dates for 2017

by Gwyn on 18 November 2016

Some new dates for 2017!!

Simon will appear at the New Music Dublin Festival in March 2017. He will give a masterclass together with Christianne Stotijn on Thursday 02 March at 15.00 hours and will also sing in the Irish premiere of Thomas Ades’s “Totentanz” in the National Concert Hall, Dublin, on Friday 03 March at 19.30 hours.

He will also appear at the Tanglewood Festival in the USA in August 2017. He will sing Mahler songs with the Boston Symphony Orchestra on 18 August and will perform Schubert’s Schwanengesang accompanied by Emanuel Ax, on 23 August.

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Another Spanish interview (from El Periodico), related to Simon’s Barcelona recital, has been translated for us by Gudrun and added to the interview page. Many thanks, Gudrun! Click on photo..

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Some curtain call photos from the 16 November performance of Le Nozze di Figaro at La Scala, Milan, have been added to the performance page. Click on photo…

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Reminder!  Simon’s recital at the Gran Teatre del Liceu tomorrow will be broadcast live on two radio stations –  Radio Catalunya Musica  and  Radio Clasica at 20.00 hours local Spanish time.

An interesting interview with Simon (in Catalan) has been published online by ARA Cultura. By right clicking on the interview text it should be possible to read an approximate translation in English.

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Another lovely photo of Simon as the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro in Milan has been tweeted by Teatro alla Scala.

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First photo of Simon as Count at la Scala 

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12 November 2016: Spanish interview

by Petra on 12 November 2016

A Spanish interview related to Simon’s recital at the Liceu later this month has been translated by Gudrun. Huge thanks! Click on photo …

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We have added some photos of the first cast of Le Nozze di Figaro at La Scala Milan to the performance page, as they give an impression of the sets and lovely costumes for this new production. We hope to have more photos which include Simon once he has joined the cast in early November. Click on photo to look at the gallery…

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Two more reviews of Saturday’s HD broadcast of Don Giovanni live from the Metropolitan Opera  – from the French Website Forumopera and from Opera Sense – have been added to the performance page. Click on photo…..

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A five star review of Saturday’s HD broadcast of Don Giovanni live from the Metropolitan Opera has been added to the performance page. Click on photo…

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Photo copyright  Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

And another review from the operamagazine.nl website (in Dutch with a short translation) has also been added to the performance page.

A glowing review from ForumOpera (in French with a short translation) is now on the performance page.

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