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Villazon and Abdrazakovm - tour debut in Prague's Smetana Hall, showcases some of the finest operatic arias and duets / eronews

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Duets for tenor and bass are few and far between: opera stars Rolando Villazón and Ildar Abdrazakov are bringing these rare gems to the stage in a series of concerts across Europe. Their tour debut in Prague's Smetana Hall showcased some of the finest operatic arias and duets – including some from Arrigo Boito's opera ‘Mefistofele' – accompanied by the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra.

Following their collaboration in DG's Grammy-nominated recording of Le Nozze di Figaro, Villazón and incoming MET music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, have joined forces with the Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal and Abdrazakov. The album features tenor and bass duets from drammi giocosi and opéras comiques by composers such as Bizet, Donizetti, Gounod, Rossini and more.

Euronews met with them in Prague. READ THE ARTICLE