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Violeta Urmana Reviews

Aida

Arena di Verona

Sotto il pannello solare
20 Jul 14 / L'Ape musicale
Arena di Verona stages an unforgettable Aida
4 Jul 14 / Bachtrack
Furiosa Aida
4 Jul 14 / Teatro.Org
Pioggia scongiurata fino alla fine e successo pieno di pubblico per tutti gli interpreti
30 Jun 14 / MTG Lirica

Tristan und Isolde

Opéra national de Paris

Pour l'histoire
21 Apr 14 / Forum Opéra
Le rituel de Sellars à Paris
17 Apr 14 / ResMusica
Tristan tout hédonisme
13 Apr 14 / Altamusica
Philippe Jordan sublime l’emblématique production de Peter Sellars et Bill Viola
13 Apr 14 / Webthea
Isolde sans Tristan
11 Apr 14 / ConcertoNet (French)
Orchestre magique
10 Apr 14 / Concertclassic.com
Paris und Richard Wagner sind längst versöhnt
10 Apr 14 / Die Presse

Tristan und Isolde

Teatro Real, Madrid

Sellars et les inspirations wagnériennes
5 Feb 14 / ConcertoNet (French)
Operas filled with forbidden love in Madrid
29 Jan 14 / New York Times
A disappointing Tristan and Isolde
17 Jan 14 / Seen and Heard
Hermosa plétora visual
14 Jan 14 / Beckmesser
Caminando sin desmayo hacia la luz
14 Jan 14 / El Pais
Interpretación magistral para el «Tristan und Isolde» de Sellars y Viola
14 Jan 14 / La Razón
Tristán, Isolda y el arte del vídeo
14 Jan 14 / Periodista Digital

Tristan und Isolde

Vienna State Opera

Alle Kraft für den Liebestod
10 Dec 13 / Die Presse
Jubel für die Routine
10 Dec 13 / Wiener Zeitung
Klangfluten des Liebeswahns
10 Dec 13 / Der Standard

Don Carlo

Deutsche Oper Berlin

A family affair
6 Dec 13 / Mundo Clásico (English)

Don Carlo

Vienna State Opera

La cancelación de la Harteros deja cojo al Don Carlo de Viena
22 Oct 13 / Beckmesser
Anticipated Don Carlo misses star singer
20 Oct 13 / Seen and Heard
Familienaufstellung mit einsamem Angelpunkt
15 Oct 13 / Der Standard
Violeta Urmana Reviews & Articles

VIOLETA URMANA

Violeta Urmana is hitting the high notes, literally. Best known as a dark-toned mezzo-soprano, she has recently reinvented herself as a bright-toned soprano soaring to stratospheric heights, wooing audiences around the world.
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Violeta Urmana Articles

Violeta Urmana wird Kammersängerin

Verleihung kommende Woche in der Wiener Staatsoper nach ihrem Rollendebüt als Isolde unter Simon Rattle.
14 Dec 2009 / Der Standard

Violeta Urmana: Zuerst singt man im Wohnzimmer

Violeta Urmana, soeben zur Kammersängerin ernannt, debütiert unter Sir Simon Rattle am Montag im Staatsopern-„Tristan“ als Isolde.
14 Dec 2009 / Die Presse

"Ich liebe es nicht, mich aufzuregen"

Eine Frage sollte man Violeta Urmana nicht stellen: Sind Sie eigentlich Litauerin oder Russin?
11 Feb 2009 / Berliner Morgenpost

Lady Violeta

Con la Callas come modello la Urmana affronta "Macbeth."
8 Apr 2008 / La Repubblica

Ich brauche kein Bühnenbild als Inspiration

Violeta Urmana gibt am Donnerstag, 26. Juli im Münchner Prinzregententheater im Rahmen der Münchner Opernfestspiele einen ihrer seltenen Liederabende.
18 Jul 2007 / Klassik Info

Interview: Violeta Urmana

On singing Tosca at Covent Garden.
23 Jun 2007 / Musical Criticism

Urmana gets the chop in Met's 'Chenier'

Violeta Urmana is currently starring in the Met's 'Andrea Chenier,' stepping to the stage in wig and satins before meeting her fate at the guillotine.
9 Apr 2007 / Bloomberg

Eine Traumrolle

Vom Sopran zum Mezzosopran und wieder zurück: Violeta Urmana vor „Norma“ konzertant in Dresden.
31 Mar 2006 / Dresdner Neueste Nachtrichten

'My voice decides what's good for me'

First she was forced to sing mezzo roles. Then she was invited to be president of Lithuania. Violeta Urmana tells why she prefers life as a soprano.
16 Feb 2006 / The Guardian

"Ich liebe Opferrollen"

Die litauische Sopranistin Violeta Urmana debütiert heute als "Tosca" bei den Puccini-Festwochen an der Deutschen Oper Berlin.
21 Jan 2006 / Berliner Morgenpost

Into a higher realm

Violeta Urmana, the soprano star of "Tosca," was formerly a mezzo.
12 Dec 2005 / Los Angeles Times

She's a force of nature

From mezzo to soprano, from Lithuania to Covent Garden, the only way is up for Violeta Urmana.
26 Oct 2004 / Independent

An old fashioned diva

A heroine in her native Lithuania, Violeta Urmana believes that singers, like athletes, are in need of constant challenge.
25 Aug 2004 / Telegraph

Träume von Isolde

Die Mezzosopranistin Violeta Urmana mag Aschenputtel nicht.
4 Apr 1998 / Die Welt

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Verdi: Aida
Arena di Verona
28 Jun to 3 Aug 2014
Verdi: Aida
Metropolitan Opera
30 Oct 2014 to 20 Apr 2015
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Teatro di San Carlo
22 Feb to 5 Mar 2015
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