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PHOTOS - the officials, La Boheme @MET

 La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera, December 2014
Angela Gheorghiu (Mimi) and Michael Fabiano (Rodolfo)

All photos @Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

And a short review on one of the performance in The Observer



#GuardianAngel signing session in Bucharest, December 18


Dear friends living in Bucharest, there's a big event tomorrow, December 18 starting at 7pm at the Carturesti Verona bookstore. Angela will attend the signing session for her latest album, Guardian Angel - Christmas carols.

Here's the invitation

Program for the New Year’s Eve Gala in Baden Baden, Dec 31


Angela Gheorghiu Soprano
Tiberiu Soare
Conductor
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern

December 31, 5pm

Spotted the novelties! Ritorna vincitor & Anema e cuore. Glad the program ends with a happy, Romanian song, Sanie cu zurgalai, following the beautiful but pretty nostalgic Tosti songs and Romanian lied.
Plus encores, I'm sure, also in the festive spirit everyone needs on this particular day.

Tickets still available on the website of the Festspielhaus in Baden Baden

Peter Iljitsch Tschaikowsky - Polonaise aus der Oper Eugene Onegin
Giacomo Puccini -“Tu che di gel sei cinta” Arie aus der Oper Turandot
Giuseppe Verdi - „Ritorna vincitor“ Arie der Aida aus der Oper Aida
Johann Strauß Sohn - Kaiserwalzer op. 437
Antonín Dvorák - “Song to the Moon” Arie der Rusalka aus der Oper Rusalka

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George Bizet - Farandole aus L’Arlesienne Suite Nr. 2
Francesco Paolo Tosti
“Ideale”
“A Vucchella”
“Anema e cuore”

Georges Enescu
Romanian Rhapsody Nr. 1 A-Dur op. 11

“Deschide, deschide fereastra” Lied
“Sanie cu zurgalai” Rumänischer Carol

PHOTOS - La Boheme ar the MET, December 10


La Boheme
Metropolitan Opera, New York

Mimì: Angela Gheorghiu
Musetta: Susanna Phillips
Rodolfo: Michael Fabiano
Marcello: David Bizic
Schaunard: Alessio Arduini
Colline: Matthew Rose
Benoit/Alcindoro: John Del Carlo

Conductor: Riccardo Frizza

Photos @Susan. Thank you!











Reminder: La Boheme LIVE on SiriusXM, Dec 10


La Boheme will be broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York today, December 10, starting 7:25 (NY time).

Listen online on SiriusXM

La Boheme at the Met, Dec 10 & 13


Angela Gheorghiu returns at the Met for two performances of La Boheme, on December 10 and 13.

The performance on December 10 will be broadcast live on SiriuXM (you must register for a 30 day free trial) starting 7:30pm, NY time (it's 2:30pm in Romania)

Lots of tickets still available for both performances on the website of the Met.

Mimì: Angela Gheorghiu
Musetta: Susanna Phillips
Rodolfo: Michael Fabiano
Marcello: David Bizic
Schaunard: Alessio Arduini
Colline: Matthew Rose
Benoit/Alcindoro: John Del Carlo

Conductor: Riccardo Frizza


AUDIO - White Christmas officially released


Enjoy!
And buy the album :)

Angel Spotted!

Guardian Angel, spotted at the Carturesti Verona bookstore in Bucharest. Nice seeing you in such a great company!

Carturesti is the only online bookstore that also ships internationally, with just a small s&h fee. The CD is available for purchase here. You're a few clicks away from having it, no matter where you are in the world.

Or, if you're more digital oriented, it's available for download on iTunes


PHOTOS from Amsterdam, November 25

Via Martine, taken at the concert at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening.
Thank you!



Angela Gheorghiu, Marius Vlad Budoiu and conductor Tiberiu Soare



New Rodolfo at the MET on Dec 10&13



Some time ago the Met announced that Ramon Vargas will be replaced by two other tenors for the performances of La Boheme in November but he'll return in December. It seems he's still ill so the Rodolfos in December will be Michael Fabiano (for the performances on December 10 and 13, alongside Angela) and Francesco Demuro for the other two.


The performance on December 10 will be broadcast live on Sirius XM starting 7:30pm (New York time).

Seen in Amsterdam

Tonight, in Amsterdam.
Thanks to the photographer and end enjoy the concert!



Concert at Concertgebouw Amsterdam, November 25


Angela Gheorghiu (sopraan)
Marius Vlad Budoiu (tenor)
Het Gelders Orkest
Tiberiu Soare (dirigent)

And here's the program

Saint-Saëns - Bacchanale (uit 'Samson et Dalila', op. 47)
Puccini - Tu, che di gel sei cinta (uit 'Turandot')
Mascagni - Suzel, buon dì (uit 'L'amico Fritz')
Leoncavallo - Vesti la giubba (uit 'Pagliacci')
Bizet - Entr'acte (uit 'Carmen')
Verdi - Ave Maria (uit 'Otello')
Verdi - Dio, mi potevi scagliar (uit 'Otello')
Verdi - Già nella notte densa (uit 'Otello')
Dvořák - Slavische dans in C (uit 'Slavische dansen', op. 46)
Cilea - Ecco, respiro appena (uit 'Adriana Lecouvreur')
Cilea - Ma, dunque, è vero? (uit 'Adriana Lecouvreur')
Wagner - In fernem Land, unnahbar euren Schritten (uit 'Lohengrin')
Tsjaikovski - Polonaise (uit 'Jevgeni Onegin', op. 24)
Lehár - Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (uit 'Das Land des Lächelns')
Catalani - Ebben? Ne andrò lontana (uit 'La Wally')
Puccini - O soave fanciulla (uit 'La bohème')