Selected News for September 2019 (in alphabetical order):
Bastiaan EVERINK will sing the title part in the world premiere Hercules at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam in an opera by Robert Zuidam with the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest under the direction of James Gaffigan on September 28. The opera was especially composed for him due to his impressing vita.
Cornel FREY performs the roles of Porcus, One Voice, Herald I, The Cleric in JEANNE D'ARC AU BÛCHER by Arthur Honegger at the International Festival Georges Enescu with the Orchester National de Lille under the direction of Alexandre Bloch on September 19 in Bucharest.
Aeneas HUMM begins his first engagement in the 2019/20 season at the German National Theater Weimar. His role debut as Masetto in W. A. Mozart's opera DON GIOVANNI will be on September 21.
Dimitry IVASHCHENKO performs Osmin in Mozart's operaEntführung aus Dem SeRail on September 6 and 13 at the Semperoper Dresden. Kristiina Poska conducts the Sächsische Staatskapelle.
Torben JÜRGENS sings Don Fernando / Minister in Beethoven's LEONORE with the Freiburger Barockorchester in a unique guest performance on September 13 at the International Enescu Festival in Bucharest. The conductor is René Jacobs.
Johannes KAMMLER will be heard in Handel's MESSIAH on September 29 with the Residenz-Kammerorchester München and the Augsburger Domsingknaben in the Evangelischen Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche in Augsburg. The conductor is Reinhard Kammler.
Michael KUPFER-RADECKY will perform the role of Gunther in Wagner's GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG at the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater under the musical direction of Hendrik Vestmann/Vito Cristofaro on September 28 and on October 3.
Rolf ROMEI will sing the role Meerhexe in the world premiere of the play opera ANDERSENS ERZÄHLUNGEN by the composer Jherek Bischoff at the Theater Basel. The director Philipp Stölzl does the staging of the cross-genre work. The premiere will take place on September 27 followed by further performances on September 29 as well as in October.
Polina PASTIRCHAK sings Zweite Nackte Jungfrauin the opera fragment MOSES AND ARON by Arnold Schönberg with the orchestra and choir of the George Enescu Philharmonic and the ensemble Vocal Consort Berlin as part of the 24th International Festival George Enescu on September 20 in Bucharest. On September 15 she will be performing with the Freiburg Barockorchester under René Jacobs as soprano soloist in a concert with Beethoven's MISSA SOLEMNIS.
Jordan SHANAHAN is Escamillo again in the revival of the production CARMEN by G. Bizet on September 1/6/11/14/17 at the Konzert Theater Bern.
On September 18 and 21 he will sing the role of Don Pizarro in Beethoven's FIDELIO in a concert performance with the Sinfonie Orchester Biel Solothurn under the baton of Kaspar Zehnder.
Sergey SKOROKHODOV celebrates premiere and his role debut on September 28 as Calaf in Puccini's TURANDOT at the Canadian Opera Company Toronto. Further performances take place in October.
Bo SKOVHUS sings Plato Kuzmich Kovalev in DIE NASE by Dimitry Shostakovich at the Staatsoper Hamburg. Staging Karin Beier, musical director Kent Nagano. Premiere is on the September 7. Further performances: September 10./13./23./28.
Kristina STANEK performs the part of Soprano 4 in Luigi Nono's scenic play AL GRAN SOLE CARICO D'AMORE. The Swiss premiere is staged by Sebastian Baumgarten. On the podium is conductor Jonathan Stockhammer, celebrated worldwide for his interpretations of contemporary music in particular. The premier is on September 14; further performances will follow on September. 20./22./28./30.
Matthew SWENSEN will be heard in Handel's MESSIAH on September 29 with the Residenz-Kammerorchester München and the Augsburger Domsingknaben in the Evangelischen Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche in Augsburg. The conductor is Reinhard Kammler.
YunHo YOU sings Tamino in the revival of Mozart's DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE on September 3/9/11/16 at the Wiener Volksoper, followed by performances in October and November. At the Volksoper, he can also be heard as Steuermann in Wagner's FLIEGENDER HOLLÄNDER on September 22/25/28.There are further performances on October 2/8/12.