MICHAEL SCHADE as Leukippos at the Hamburg State Opera
In the revival of the late Strauss opera Daphne at the Hamburg State Opera, Michael Schade sings one of his favourite roles – the shepherd Leukippos, rival of the god Apollo.
THERESA KRONTHALER as Clairon in Strauss’ Capriccio
Theresa Kronthaler takes on the role of actress Clairon in Richard Strauss’ last opera Capriccio in Madrid, under the baton of Asher Fisch.
BERNARDA FINK – Song Recitals, Mahler and a Master Class
The mezzo-soprano’s schedule for this month holds a diverse mix of song recitals in Madrid and Paris, Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 in Ostrava and a master class in Royaumont..
WERNER GÜRA on Tour in the USA
Cleveland, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh are the stops on Werner Güra’s US tour, where he presents himself to the American audience in Schubert’s Mass in E-flat-major, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and Beethoven´s 9th Symphony.
THOMAS QUASTHOFF - Literary-Musical Vilmorin Programme
In a literary-musical salon dedicated to the writer Louise de Vilmorin, Thomas Quasthoff will read from her works; Christiane Karg and Justus Zeyen will interpret settings of her poems.
PATRICIA PETIBON as Manon at the Opéra Comique
Already acclaimed for this role in Copenhagen,Vienna and Geneva Patricia Petibon can now be heard in the revival of Olivier Py's production of Jules Massenet’s Manon at the Opéra Comique in Paris
FLORIAN BOESCH in Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Haydn’s Creation
Florian Boesch approaches Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Concentus Musicus in Vienna and Haydn’s Creation on a tour with Giovanni Antonini and Il Giardino Armonico.
KLEMENS SANDER sings Papageno in Lille
Klemens Sander makes his house debut at the Opéra de Lille in the role of Papageno.
SABINE DEVIEILHE as Zerbinetta at La Scala Milan
After her immensely successful role debut as Sophie in Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier at the Zurich Opera House, Sabine Devieilhe appears as Zerbinetta in a new production of Ariadne auf Naxos at La Scala Milan.
IRIS VERMILLION in Bogotá and Leipzig
The internationally sought-after mezzo-soprano makes her first appearance at the Festival Internacional de Música Clásica in Bogotá and then at the Strauss Weekend of the Leipzig Opera.
DAVID STEFFENS makes his debut as Kaspar in Strasbourg
David Steffens makes his debut as Kaspar at the Opéra National du Rhin in a new production of Carl Maria von Weber’s Der Freischütz.
FLORIAN BOESCH in Handel’s "Orlando" at Theater an der Wien
A regular guest at the Theater an der Wien, Florian Boesch now appears as the magician Zoroastro in Handel’s Orlando. Claus Guth directs; Giovanni Antonini conducts.