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Opera legend Edita Gruberova dies aged 74

BERLIN.- Edita Gruberova, the legendary Slovak-born coloratura soprano, has died in Zurich at the age of 74, her management said in a statement seen by AFP on Tuesday. The opera star, whose career spanned more than 50 years, died on Monday, Munich-based Hilbert Artists Management said. Born in Bratislava, Gruberova...
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Presov win thanks to second half opening run

TATRAN Presov (SVK) vs Bidasoa Irun (ESP) 27:25 (12:12) Brazilian-Cuban trio of Pavel Hernandez, Guilherme Linhares de Souza and Pedro Pacheco showed just how crucial they are for the hosts, scoring seven of the 12 first-half goals. Presov had not been ahead between 1:0 and 10:9, with the 12:12 half-time...
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I have spent most of my career trying to prove myself wrong

The world-famous scientist at first thought that it was impossible to detect gravitational waves. In the end, he made a significant contribution to the confirmation of the opposite. For the past week, Slovakia has been hosted by world-renowned scientist and renowned American astronomer Kip Thorne. He came at the invitation...
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Edita Gruberova, the 'Slovak nightingale', dies at 74

An ovation was never lacking, every time Edita Gruberova sang “und gewandelt um und um!”, The end of the famous Zerbinetta monologue, in Ariadna en Naxos , from Richard Strauss. That fascination, which left his character speechless, infected the entire theater. And the experience, riddled with scenic self-confidence and vocal pyrotechnics, was repeated more than two hundred times in almost four decades. From his resounding success in Vienna, in 1976, to the astonishing performances he gave at the beginning of the new century, such as that of 2002, at the Liceo de Barcelona, ​​one of his favorite theaters. Gruberova retired, in 2019, after serving half a century on the stage, and passed away yesterday, 18 of October, at his home in Zurich, as a result of a domestic accident. Two months until his 75 th birthday.
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VIDEO. Italian runs 42 days in New York to win longest race in the world

In a month and a half, he traveled nearly 5,000 km around a single cluster of New York buildings. “Exclaimed Andrea Marcato, crossing the finish line on Sunday evening, Italian flag in hand, to the cheers of the crowd. In 42 days, 17 hours and 38 minutes, the runner circled...
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Soprano Edita Gruberova, "queen of the coloratura", has died at 74

We regret to have to announce that the soprano Edita Gruberova has died in Zurich at the age of 74. ," said the Hilbert Artists management agency in Munich in a statement. The soprano, who was residing in Switzerland, died on Monday, the agency said. Known as the " queen...
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Singers lead the mourning for Edita Gruberova

Tributes are being posted for the great soprano who has died, aged 74. Elina Garanca: It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing away of the great Slovak coloratura soprano Edita Gruberova. I am heartbroken that the world has lost another legendary singer and I am grateful for being able to stand on her side and will treasure all the memories forever.
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'It was difficult for Novak Djokovic to find...', says top coach

John Peers and Filip Polasek survived a relentless battle in the second set to beat Aslan Karatsev and Andrey Rublev 6-3, 7-6 (5) to win the BNP Paribas Open doubles title on Saturday night. The Australian and Slovak failed to convert two match points on Rublev's serve at 5-3 and then gave up their serve as they tried to close out the match.
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MENAFN

FM: Azerbaijan to get demining equipment from Slovakia

Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has said that Slovakia will deliver demining machines to Azerbaijan in the near future. He made the remarks at the joint press conference with Slovakian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Ivan Korcok, who is on an official visit to Azerbaijan, on October 19. Bayramov noted that...
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MENAFN

Azerbaijani, Slovak FMs holding expanded meeting

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) Bilateral meeting between head of Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Jeyhun Bayramov and his Slovak counterpart Ivan Korczak with participation of delegations from both sides is being held in Baku, Trend reports via Bayramov's Twitter account. Earlier, within the framework of the visit, Korczak was received by...
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Joint press conference of Azerbaijani and Slovak FMs held in Baku (PHOTO/VIDEO)

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct.19. Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Ivan Korczak are holding a joint press conference in Baku, Trend reports. Earlier it was reported that a meeting in an expanded format was held between the heads of the...
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RIP: A mighty soprano has fallen

We have been informed of the death today in Zurich of Edita Gruberova, one of the great coloratura sopranos, at the age of 74. No cause has been disclosed. Slovak by birth, with a German father and Hungarian mother, Gruberova was nudged towards a conservatory education by her family’s pastor. She made her Bratislava debut in 1968 and conquered Vienna two years later. In all, she bestrode the international stage for half a century, retiring in 2019. Although she sang at Covent Garden and the Met, she was less appreciated by English-speaking audiences. In Munich and Vienna, though, she was Queen.
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Katherine Dvoryak Mamone

Katherine “Kay” Dvoryak Mamone, age 101, died at home in Hermitage on October 16, 2021. She and her twin brother, Albert, were the youngest children born to the late Anna (Janocko) and George Dvoracek (Dvoryak) in Farrell, PA on January 31, 1920. It is believed that Kay was the last...
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HBO Max backs The Winner from Czech prodco ETAMP Film for CEE launch

HBO Max has greenlit an original series currently being filmed in Slovakia and the Czech Republic ahead of its launch in Central and Eastern Europe next year. The Winner (working title, 6×35′) is a family comedy produced for the WarnerMedia-owned streaming service by Czech prodco ETAMP Film (Burning Bush). Written...
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HBO Max Greenlights Eastern European Comedy ‘The Winner’ From Berlinale Winner Jan Hřebejk; Preps Euro Launch

HBO Max has greenlit a six-part Eastern European comedy directed by Berlinale and Czech Lion winning director Jan Hřebejk as it gears up to launch in the region. The Winner tells the story of Viktor Hudák, a fictional Prime Minister of a small European country ending his career in politics and returning to everyday life. When his successor radically overturns all the policies that he spent a lifetime building, he quickly realizes there is very little power in being an ex-prime minister. Acclaimed Slovak actor Ady Hajdu will play the lead in the six-parter, which is being written by Zuzana Dzurindová and...
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Carolyn Martino, Esq. – Vision 2021

Carolyn Martino, Esq., chair, Family Law Department at Slovak Baron Empey Murphy & Pinkney. A love for the beach lured Carolyn Martino from New York to UCLA, “much to my parents’ horror,” she says. “I made them many promises about making sure that I continued to work hard and didn’t get distracted by the beautiful sand and sea. So I kept my promise and I got to stay. California became my home, and I love it here very much.”
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“Queen of coloratura”: star soprano Edita Gruberova dies

D.he Slovak soprano Edita Gruberova is dead. She died on Monday at the age of 74 in Zurich, as her family announced via the Munich agency Hilbert Artists Management. Gruberova, known as the “Queen of Coloratura”, ended her career in 2019. Before that she was on the opera stage for more than 50 years. She was a Bavarian and Austrian chamber singer.
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