SOPHIE KARTHÄUSER with La Fura dels Baus in a hymn to nature
Beethoven once opened the door to romantic music with his “Pastorale”. On World Environment Day 2020 we will hear works by him and his contemporaries with Sophie Karthäuser, staged in a multimedia desgin by the Catalan theater group La Fura dels Baus as a hymn to nature and a reminder of the influence of mankind on it.
MICHAEL SCHADE makes his role debut as Erik in Wagner's "Flying Dutchman"
The German-Canadian tenor Michael Schade makes his role debut as Erik in a revival of Wagner’s Flying Dutchman at the Hamburg State Opera, conducted by Christof Prick
THERESA KRONTHALER in Christian Jost’s Egmont at the Theater an der Wien
The German mezzo-soprano Theresa Kronthaler takes on the role of Ferdinand in the eagerly-awaited world premiere of Christian Jost’s Egmont at the Theater an der Wien.
PATRICIA PETIBON presents her New Album L’amour, la mort, la mer
The exceptional soprano Patricia Petibon makes her Sony Classical label debut with her recital L’amour, la mort, la mer, featuring songs ranging from Gabriel Fauré to John Lennon
FLORIAN BOESCH on tour with Beethoven's 9th Symphony and a recital in Frankfurt
Florian Boesch begins the Beethoven year with the composer's Ninth Symphony on tour with the LSO and Sir Simon Rattle, followed by his first recital this year, at the Opera Frankfurt.
SUMI HWANG in Stavanger and Saarbrücken
A staged adaptation of Beethoven’s Fidelio performed by the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra under Markus Stenz features the rising Korean soprano as Marzelline in the first week of February, followed shortly after by her appearance as soloist in Christian Jost's "Dichterliebe recomposed" in Saarbrücken.
MAURO PETER with Schubert’s Goethe Songs at Wigmore Hall
The young Swiss tenor Mauro Peter presents a song programme dedicated entirely to Franz Schubert’s settings of Goethe poems, celebrating the great composer’s birthday on January 31. And what could be a better location for this than London’s venerable Wigmore Hall?
THOMAS QUASTHOFF as Narrator in Berlin and Munich
Thomas Quasthoff resumes his roles as narrator in Schoenberg’s Survivor from Warsaw once again and also recounts the story of Stravinsky’s Histoire du soldat, that unique story of the devil’s violin, love, promises, luck and morality.
PATRICIA PETIBON presents her new programme "L'amour, la mort, la mer"
With the new program "L'amour, la mort, la mer", which will also be released by SONY in February 2020 as a long-awaited solo album, Patricia Petibon embarks on a mysterious journey between "Love, Sea and Death".
ELEANOR LYONS making her role and house debut as Mozart’s Donna Anna with Opera Australia
The young and up-and-coming Australian soprano Eleanor Lyons is currently making her house and role debut as Donna Anna with Opera Australia.
CHRISTIANE KARG and FLORIAN BOESCH in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro in Salzburg
Launching a complete cycle of the three Da Ponte operas as part of the Salzburg Mozart Week, Christiane Karg and Florian Boesch perform the roles of the Countess and Count at Salzburg’s Felsenreitschule under the baton of Sir András Schiff.
JEREMY OVENDEN performs Handel’s Theodora at Vienna’s Konzerthaus
After the new production of Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito last October at the Theater an der Wien, Jeremy Ovenden appears together with the historically informed ensemble Arcangelo at Vienna’s Konzerthaus, performing Handel’s Theodora.