LUCA PISARONI returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Mozart's Figaro
Following his highly-acclaimed role debut as Mozart's Don Giovanni earlier this year, Luca Pisaroni returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Figaro in Sir Richard Eyre’s enchanting production of Le Nozze di Figaro, surrounded by a stellar cast led by Antonello Manacorda.
THOMAS QUASTHOFF| An Exclusive Jazz Session as a 60th Birthday Present
Thomas Quasthoff will celebrate his 60th birthday with exclusive concerts at Cologne’s Philharmonie, at Castle Elmau, at the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden and Vienna’s Konzerthaus – making music with friends who are among the greatest names in jazz.
IRIS VERMILLION with Ligeti at Semperoper Dresden
Iris Vermillion stars as Mescalina in Dresden’s premiere of Le Grand Macabre by György Ligeti, directed by Calixto Bieito and conducted by the principal guest conductor of the Semperoper Dresden, Omer Meir Wellber.
IDA ALDRIAN an der Hamburgischen Staatsoper
Austrian mezzo-soprano Ida Aldrian, who joined the ensemble of the Hamburg State Oper at the beginning of the current season, takes part in the world premiere of Johannes Harneit's newly composed opera IchundIch, based on the play IchundIch (I and I) by Else Lasker-Schüler.
OLIVIA VERMEULEN gastiert mit Scarlatti an der Berliner Staatsoper unter den Linden
Further to her house and role debut earlier this year in Paris with Alessandro Scarlatti's seldom-performed oratorio Il primo omicidio directed by Romeo Castellucci, Olivia Vermeulen now reprises the role of Abel at Berlin's Staatsoper unter den Linden. The Belgian B'Rock Orchestra is led by René Jacobs.
MICHAEL SCHADE as Florestan in Beethoven’s Fidelio in Montréal
Michael Schade will again perform the role of Florestan in a concert performance of Beethoven’s Fidelio , toether with the Orchestre Métropolitain under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Séguin in Montréal
JEREMY OVENDEN as Emperor Titus at the Theater an der Wien
The internationally sought-after Mozart tenor Jeremy Ovenden makes a guest appearance at the Theater an der Wien together with Concentus Musicus Wien under Stefan Gottfried, singing the title role in La clemenza di Tito in a new production.
PATRICIA PETIBON can be heard with a recital at the Philharmonie Luxembourg
With her recital programme, soprano Patricia Petibon explores the fascinating world of French art song, which she presents at the Philharmonie in Luxembourg.
MANUEL WALSER sings Schubert's Schwanengesang in Hohenems
Young swiss baritone Manuel Walser can be heard with Schubert's "Schwanengesang" together with the pianist Wolfram Rieger at the Schubertiade in Hohenems
ELEANOR LYONS Sings Giuseppe Verdi‘s Messa da Requiem in Ghent and Antwerp
The Australian soprano Eleanor Lyons, recently acclaimed for her rendition of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the Noord Nederlands Orkest, appears in two performances of Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem in Antwerp and Ghent.
DAVID STEFFENS Makes his Role Debut as Escamillo in Stuttgart
After a successful festival summer in Salzburg and his recent debut as Oroveso in Bellini’s Norma at the start of the season in Stuttgart, David Steffens now also makes his role debut as Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen.
SABINE DEVIEILHE in Les Indes Galantes at the Opéra Bastille
After her success as Marie in La Fille du régiment at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Sabine Devieilhe begins her new season in a new production of Rameau’s Les Indes galantes at the Opére Bastille