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Edita Gruberová Live Streamed for Her 45th Stage Anniversary on Feb 18th!

February 15, 2013 | By Elisabeth Thun announces its third project: Edita Gruberová and stars including renowned baritone Paolo Gavanelli at the Vienna Musikverein in a concert performance of Vincenzo Bellini's rarely performed La Straniera!

This concert version features an exciting international cast of renowned singers including tenor Jose Bros, mezzo soprano Sonia Ganassi, baritone Paolo Gavanelli, as well as up-and-coming talents: tenor Randall Bills who will make his NYCO debut this spring, and basses Leonard Bernad and Sung Heon Ha. The concert is conducted by Pietro Rizzi who leads the Munchner Opernorchester and the Philharmonia Chor Wien.

Edita Gruberová, a native of Slovakia, is one of the most acclaimed coloratura sopranos of recent decades. She made her professional debut as Rosina on February 18, 1968 as Rosina at the National Theater in Bratislava.

Since its launch in October 2012, is the first internet platform in Austria to offer live-streams of opera and classical music free to global audiences., founded by Samantha Farber, Managing Director of Vienna-based artist management company Sono Artists, has partnered with the Vienna Tourist Board and the Hotel Bristol to present the third in an ongoing series of live-streamed opera productions broadcast directly from prestigious Viennese venues and more intimate settings. This stream is being supported by the Foundation for Opera and Concert in Munich, Germany.

Audiences can watch Edita Gruberová in Bellini's La Straniera on on 18 February at 7:30pm (GMT 2).

More information:

Samantha Farber Managing Director Email:

Elisabeth Thun, Press and PR, Email:




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