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Sep-13-2018 •

To showcase [Bernard's] expertise, the ensemble announced on Thursday that it would present an ambitious three-week Bach festival in June, including concerts and the six dances that Paul Taylor, the modern dance pioneer who died last month at 88, choreographed to Bach’s music.

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Aug-7-2018 •

The a 24-year-old Canadian violinist takes cash prize and other benefits as summer masterclass academy’s most accomplished musician

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Aug-1-2018 •

Dubravka Tomšič Srebotnjak received the accolade for her lifetime contribution to music.

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Jochen Kupfer
Baritone
Firmly established in Europe as a singer of unusual depth and deep musicality, German baritone Jochen Kupfer is now also enjoying a growing career in the United States. Recently Jochen Kupfer made his role debut as Lindorf/Coppélius/Dapertutto/Dr. Miracle at the Vienna Volksoper in Jacques Offenbach's Les contes d’Hoffmann. Another role debut was his appearance as Wozzeck in a new production of Berg's opera in a return to Staatstheater Nürnberg. Other recent highlights include Peter in Hänsel und Gretel with Staatsoper Hamburg and Staatstheater Nürnberg;, Kurwenal in Tristan und Isolde with Oper Graz; Gunther in Götterdämmerung with Staatstheater Nürnberg; Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Indianapolis Symphony under Krysztof Urbanski; Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro with Staatsheater Nurnberg; Escamillo in Carmen, Gunther in Gotterdammerung and Kurwenal in Tristan und Isolde with the Teatro Comunale di Modena and Teatro Comunale di Ferrara; his debut at the Glynebourne Festival as Beckmesser in Der Meistersinger von Nurnberg. In past seasons with Staatstheater Nurnberg he has sung Germont in La traviata, Marcel in Les Huguenots, Mandryka in Arabella, Kurwenal in Tristan und Isolde and Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. He sang Wolfram in Tannhäuser in new productions in Japan and France, and debuted at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires as the Spirit Messenger in Richard Strauss’ Die Frau ohne Schatten.