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Yende begeisterte in der Zarzuela „El barbero de Sevilla“ von Jeronimo Giménez mit glasklarer Brillanz und gleichsam spanischem Temperament

“Doch man war nach Grafenegg gekommen, um Pretty Yende zu erleben – und sie enttäuschte nicht. Obwohl auch sie, ebenso wie ihr Partner Joseph Calleja, gegen Kälte und Wind anzukämpfen hatte, war ihr Auftritt in dieser Arena ein unvergessliches Erlebnis.” “Yende begeisterte in der Zarzuela „El barbero de Sevilla“ von Jeronimo Giménez mit glasklarer Brillanz und {…}

Quote: The New York Times

...she began Mahler’s delightful ditty with natural, childlike tone and sustained an awe-struck, yet restrained mood until the end.

“That cathartic moment set the stage nicely for the simple song of the finale, “The Heavenly Life,” as rendered by the rising soprano Pretty Yende. Coming off a triumphant season of Donizetti at the Metropolitan Opera, with starring roles in “L’Elisir d’Amore” and “Lucia di Lammermoor,” she began Mahler’s delightful ditty with natural, childlike tone and sustained an {…}

Feature: CNN

South Africa's Pretty Yende prepares for her upcoming performance at the historic venue.

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Feature: Ali Mpofu, IOL

During the 3rd World Choir Games in Bremen, Germany, some 14 years ago, a girl from the small town of Piet Retief took the world by storm. Her name was Pretty Yende.

One of the most costly but less acknowledged consequences of apartheid was the decades-long exclusion of South Africa from competing on the international arena, in sport or through various forms of creative expression. Due to this racial segregation, several generations of excellent sports people and artists from various disciplines – musicians, actors, dancers and other creatives – {…}

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