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24 April 2014
Roberto Alagna Reviews

Le dernier jour d’un condamné

Opéra Théâtre d'Avignon

Triple triomphe des frères Alagna
13 Mar 14 / Forum Opéra

Carmen

The Royal Opera

La Carmensota
9 Jan 14 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Once again the exuberant set pieces and magnificent performances of Francesca Zambello's vivid production continue to delight
1 Jan 14 / Express
Anita Rachvelishvili gives a great account of the sensual, free-spirited gypsy girl
19 Dec 13 / Londonist
Bizet's crowd-pleaser returns to Covent Garden for a Christmas run
19 Dec 13 / What's on Stage
Carmen star Anita exceeds expectations
18 Dec 13 / Metro
Georgian mezzo Anita Rachvelishvili is smouldering yet superbly modulated as Carmen
18 Dec 13 / Evening Standard
It's sixth time unlucky for this latest outing of Francesca Zambello's 2006 staging of Bizet's masterpiece
18 Dec 13 / The Guardian
An evening that ambles between the corny and the ineffective
18 Dec 13 / The Stage

Werther

Opéra national de Paris

Le chant français au sommet
24 Jan 14 / Altamusica
Nouvelle distribution, autre regard
24 Jan 14 / Concertclassic.com
Le Werther latin de Roberto Alagna
22 Jan 14 / ConcertoNet (French)
Roberto Alagna rayonnant, Michel Plasson en confidence passionnée
22 Jan 14 / Webthea
Roberto Alagna reprend le flambeau avec brio
20 Jan 14 / Forum Opéra

Tosca

Metropolitan Opera

The Met’s revival of Luc Bondy’s provocative ‘Tosca’ worth a second look
15 Nov 13 / CNY Café Momus
'Shabby little shocker' describes the production rather than the opera
14 Nov 13 / Opera Britannia
The Met’s Tosca is compelling to watch on the big screen
13 Nov 13 / Seen and Heard
Puccini’s passions, still in stark production
31 Oct 13 / New York Times

Alceste

Opéra national de Paris

En noirs et blancs, les hasards du destin selon Olivier Py
20 Sep 13 / Webthea
Olivier Py’s staging of the Gluck opera has a stale, repetitive feel
16 Sep 13 / Financial Times

Aida

Ravinia Festival

Aida without elephants at Ravinia
6 Aug 13 / ConcertoNet (English)

Les Troyens

Opéra de Marseille

Accueil houleux pour les Troyens
6 Aug 13 / Altamusica
Complessivamente, un piacevole finale di stagione
22 Jul 13 / GBOPERA
A mi-chemin
19 Jul 13 / Concertclassic.com
La guerre de Troie a presque eu lieu
18 Jul 13 / Forum Opéra
Roberto Alagna Reviews & Articles

ROBERTO ALAGNA

Born in France of Sicilian parents, Roberto Alagna started his career singing cabaret in Paris, but has since gone on to become one of the leading tenors of the day. Married to Angela Gheorghiu, together they have formed the 'dream team' of opera.
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Roberto Alagna Articles

La Scala's new boss takes aim at 'crazy' catcalling

Pavarotti and Alagna both suffered from the jeers of La Scala's aficionados. Now manager Alexander Pereira has had enough.
21 Mar 2014 / The Guardian

Paris National Opera 2014-15 season

Ermonela Jaho, Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna headline new season.
6 Mar 2014 / Latinos Post

Aleksandra Kurzak withdraws from ‘Rigoletto’

Aleksandra Kurzak is withdrawing from the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” this fall because she is expecting a baby with her partner, the tenor Roberto Alagna.
1 Oct 2013 / New York Times

'I am stupid in love. It infects every bit of me’

Opera diva Angela Gheorghiu talks of her roving life, her looks, and her very public split from husband Roberto Alagna.
22 Jul 2013 / Telegraph

Angela Gheorghiu's serious claims might not be taken seriously

The Romanian soprano has spoken about the 'violence' she says she faced at the hands of ex-husband Roberto Alagna. But some might treat her claims with scepticism.
4 Jul 2013 / The Guardian

Roberto Alagna: Die unbändige Lust am Singen

Den Gustavo in Verdis „Maskenball“ hat er für die Staatsoper in vier Tagen gelernt. Auch sonst ist das Singen für ihn nicht Mühsal, eher Lebensgrundlage.
29 May 2013 / Die Presse

Opera stars Gheorghiu, Alagna to get divorce

Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu has announced that she and French-Italian tenor Roberto Alagna were getting a divorce.
4 Jan 2013 / France 24

Opera Orchestra of New York to present Andrea Chenier

The Opera Orchestra of New York will present in January an opera-in-concert performance of Umberto Giordano's verismo opera, Andrea Chénier with Roberto Alagna in the title role.
21 Dec 2012 / Broadway World

Roberto Alagna : un "si" de trop

Le ténor français, privé de ses aigus dans "Turandot" à Orange, a-t-il péché par excès de confiance en lui?
1 Aug 2012 / Le Point

Tenor Roberto Alagna will nie wieder in Italien singen

Vor fünf Jahren verließ der Tenor bei der Scala-Premiere im ersten Akt die Bühne. In Italien sei die Oper ruiniert, meint Alagna.
23 Dec 2011 / Die Presse

Le duel

Faust: Gedda ou Alagna
17 Nov 2011 / Forum Opéra

'It was stupid of us to be apart'

Opera fans flock to hear soprano Angela Gheorghiu’s sublime voice, but attracting nearly as much attention is her on-off marriage to Roberto Alagna.
26 Sep 2011 / Telegraph

Cecilia Bartoli installée au musée Grévin

Cecilia Bartoli a inauguré son personnage de cire au musée Grévin à Paris, rejoignant au "panthéon de cire" d'autres célébrités de l'art lyrique dont Maria Callas, Roberto Alagna et Luciano Pavarotti.
1 Jul 2011 / Le Figaro

Roberto Alagna discusses his glittering career

It’s almost 20 years since tenor Roberto Alagna burst onto the scene as an ardent Romeo in Gounod’s Romeo et Juiette at The Royal Opera and he’s been a regular visitor there ever since.
18 Mar 2011 / What's on Stage

The forthright tenor

All opera stars endure the burden of expectation, but Roberto Alagna has felt that weight keenly.
19 Nov 2010 / Wall Street Journal $
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Bizet: Carmen
Deutsche Oper Berlin
8 Dec 2013 to 4 May 2014
Puccini: Tosca
The Royal Opera
10 May to 26 Jun 2014
Verdi: Otello
Salle Pleyel, Paris
27 Jun 2014
Verdi: Otello
Les Chorégies d'Orange
2 to 5 Aug 2014
Verdi: Don Carlo
Vienna State Opera
21 Sep 2014 to 1 Mar 2015
Bizet: Carmen
Metropolitan Opera
30 Sep 2014 to 7 Mar 2015
Bizet: Carmen
Deutsche Oper Berlin
28 Nov 2014 to 21 May 2015
Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
Teatro Real, Madrid
16 to 26 Dec 2014
Massenet: Le Cid
Opéra national de Paris
27 Mar to 21 Apr 2015
Chausson: Le Roi Arthus
Opéra national de Paris
16 May to 14 Jun 2015
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