Adrineh Simonian

Instrumental Music Eduction/ Piano and Voice

©Michele Pauty

Opera singer and porn producer—two professions you virtually never encounter in one and the same résumé. But Adrineh Simonian is an exception. The former mdw student let mdw Magazine in on just why a mezzo-soprano might end a 15-year operatic career and devote herself to pornography.

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Günther Groissböck


© Günther Groissböck

Günther Groissböck numbers among the busiest international basses of his generation. The Lower Austria native spoke with mdw Magazine about his student years at the mdw in Vienna, the fundamental secret to having a successful career, and the Vienna State Opera’s designated “leading duo” of Bogdan Roščić and Philippe Jordan.

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