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Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ with Edward Gardner and the Minnesota Orchestra

Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ with Edward Gardner and the Minnesota Orchestra

On May 16, 17 & 18, René Barbera sings Verdi’s Requiem with the Minnesota Orchestra, under the baton of Edward Gardner. Barbera will share the stage with a sparkling roster of artists including soprano Ailyn Pérez, mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong, bass-baritone Eric Owens, plus the Minnesota Chorale. A signature work for Barbera
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TItle role debut as ‘Idomeneo’ at Teatro Massimo

TItle role debut as ‘Idomeneo’ at Teatro Massimo

René Barbera makes his highly anticipated role debut in the title role of Mozart’s Idomeneo at Teatro Massimo in Palermo. With production by Pier Luigi Pizzi, Daniel Cohen conducts the Teatro Massimo Orchestra and Chorus. Of the work, Mr. Cohen says: "This score is a unique marvel of its kind – adds Mozart at the age of 25, his way of using the orchestra, especially the wind section, with surprising modernity". Performances will take place on
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