MARLIS PETERSEN as Salome at the Theater an der Wien
After her role debut as Salome at the Bavarian State Opera, which was celebrated by audience and critics alike, Marlis Petersen takes on the role of the femme fatale at the Theater an der Wien from January 18 onwards.
FLORIAN BOESCH sings Méphistophélès in Berlioz’ La damnation de Faust
In Helsinki, Florian Boesch sings the role of Méphistophélès with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Hannu Lintu. A celebrated singer-actor, the Austrian baritone is ideally cast for the role of Faust’s diabolical antagonist.
MICHAEL SCHADE with a Song Recital at the Vienna State Opera
During their song recital at the Vienna State Opera on January 15, 2020, Michael Schade and Malcolm Martineau focused on several female personalities who inspired Beethoven, Schubert, Ravel, Fauré and Strauss to write some of their masterworks.
LAURA AIKIN as Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus at the Vienna State Opera
On three evenings, Laura Aikin will be heard as Rosaline in Johann Strauß' operetta "Die Fledermaus".
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!
We wish you a joyful and blessed holiday season and a very happy new year!
Beethovens Neunte Symphonie in Helsinki, Seoul, Tokyo und München
Several of our artists launch the impending Beethoven Year with performances of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Helsinki, Seoul, Tokyo and Munich.
KATRIN WUNDSAM as Hänsel in Dresden
On two evenings before Christmas, Katrin Wundsam will be heard as Hänsel in Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera classic, a central role of her repertoire which she has recorded under Marek Janowski’s baton for the label Pentatone, among others.
WERNER GÜRA performs in Amsterdam, Vienna, Helsinki and Munich
In December 2019 Werner Güra shines in Schumann’s Faust-Szenen in Amsterdam and in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in Helsinki and Munich. In between, he presents an all-Schubert programme at the Brahms-Saal of Vienna’s Musikverein – pure Schubert happiness, one might call it!
PATRICIA PETIBON in the four female roles of Les contes d’Hoffmann in Brussels
Starting with the premiere on December 10, Patricia Petibon sings all four female roles in Les contes d’Hoffmann for the first time, celebrating Jacques Offenbach’s 200th birthday with his most famous masterwork at La Monnaie in Brussels.
MARIE-SOPHIE POLLAK with Bach and Handel in Canada
Marie-Sophie Pollak makes her debuts with no less than three Canadian orchestras and ensembles in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Handel’s Messiah: the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Les Violons du Roy in Québec and the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa.
MANUEL WALSER – Great Talent at Vienna’s Konzerthaus
Manuel Walser, already notable as a brilliant member of the Vienna State Opera ensemble, receives special support during the 2019-2020 season as part of “Great Talent”, a young artist programme of Vienna’s Konzerthaus.
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.