Selected News for December 2019 (in alphabetical order):
Steve DAVISLIM sings the tenor part in Mahler's DAS KLAGENDE LIED on December 4/6/7 at the Sidney Opera House. Simone Young conducts the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
On December 19, he will be heard in Haydn's DIE SCHÖPFUNG with the Orquestra Simfònica Illes Balears at the Auditorium Palma de Mallorca.
Claude EICHENBERGER will sing on December 19 and 20 the mezzo-soprano in Gustav Mahler's DAS LIED VON DER ERDE, conducted by Eliahu Inbal at the Casino Bern as part of the 5th Symphony Concert of the Konzert Theater Bern.
Cornel FREY performs Hexe in Humperdinck's HÄNSEL UND GRETEL on December 7 and 15 at the Düsseldorf Opera House as well as on December 10 in the same role at the Theater Duisburg.
In Ravel's L'ENFANT ET LES SORTILÈGES he performs once again the roles of Dr. Mathe, Die Teekanne, Der Frosch on December 14 at the Düsseldorf Opera House. Marc Piollet conducts the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker.
Äneas HUMM can be heard on December 1 in J. S. Bach's WEIHNACHTSORATORIUM, Kantaten 1-6, with the Musikkollegium Winterthur and the Gemischter Chor Zürich in the Stadthaus Winterthur. Another concert will take place on December 8 in the Tonhalle Maag Zurich.
The young baritone is invited to a concert on December 17 at Schloss Bellevue Berlin.
On December 14, he will be performing with the Musikkollegium Winterthur in the rarely performed work DONA NOBIS PACEM by R. V. Williams in the Stadthaus Winterthur. Another concert will follow on December 15 at the Church of St. Johann in Schaffhausen.
Dimitry IVASHCHENKO will have his role debut as Konchack in Borodin's FÜRST IGOR in a new production by Barrie Kosky on December 1/4/7/11/14/17/20/23 at the Opéra National de Paris Bastille. Philippe Jordan is conducting.
Torben JÜRGENS sings his house debut as Alidoro in Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA in a revival at the Staatsoper Hamburg on December 8/11/14/19/21/27/31. Matteo Beltrami is the conductor.
Johannes KAMMLER premieres as Count Almaviva in Mozart's FIGAROS HOCHZEIT on December 1 at the Staatsoper Stuttgart, followed by performances on December 4/6/19/21 under the baton of Roland Kluttig.
The artist will be heard on December 8 in J. S. Bach's WEIHNACHTSORATORIUM, Kantaten 1-6, with the Musikkollegium Winterthur and the Gemischter Chor Zürich in the Maag Tonhalle Zurich.
On December 15 and 26, he will perform there as Marcello in Puccini's LA BOHÈME. The musical director is Michele Gamba.
Furthermore, he sings Pantalone in Prokofiev's DIE LIEBE ZU DEN DREI ORANGEN on December 13/28 under the musical direction of Valentin Uryupin.
Michael KUPFER-RADECKY is Peter Besenbinder in Humperdinck's HÄNSEL UND GRETEL on December 4/16/17/18/22/25 at the Staatsoper Hannover.
Polina PASTIRCHAK debuts as Gänsemagd in Humperdinck's KÖNIGSKINDER on December 14 /22 in a new production of the Oper Graz. Marius Burkert will be conducting. Further performances take place until the beginning of April 2020.
Rolf ROMEI will once again perform the role of the Meerhexe in the play opera ANDERSENS ERZÄHLUNGEN by the composer Jherek Bischoff on December 8/29 at the Theater Basel.
In the New Year's Concert on January 1, the tenor can be heard in Beethoven's SINFONIE NR. 9 D-MOLL, which is performed by the Sinfonieorchester Basel under the musical direction of Ivor Bolton.
Helen SHERMAN celebrates her role debut as Tamiri with the Pinchgut Opera in Vivaldi's opera FARNACE on the December 4 (premiere) and 5/7/8/10 at the City Recital Hall Sydney.
Bo SKOVHUS will again sing the title role in Aribert Reimann's LEAR directed by Calixto Bieito in the premiere on December 4/7 at the Opéra National de Paris Garnier. The musical direction has Fabio Luisi.
On December 20/21 he performs at the traditional Christmas concert CHRISTMAS IN VIENNA at the Konzerthaus Wien with many prominent guests. The following are involved: ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna, Vienna Boys Choir and the Vienna Singing Academy.
On invitation of LICHT IM DUNKEL he participates at the live Auction Gala for charity on December 22 in the Radiokulturhaus Wien.
Kristina STANEK will once again be performing Rosina in Rossini's Il BARBIERE DI SEVIGLIA on December 23, staged by Kirill Serebrennikov at the Theater Basel.
At the New Year's Eve event of the Theater Basel, she sings selected arias under the motto MUSIC MAKES THE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER.
In the New Year's Concert on January 1, the mezzo-soprano can be heard in Beethoven's SINFONIE NR. 9 D-MOLL, which is performed by the Sinfonieorchester Basel under the musical direction of Ivor Bolton.
Matthew SWENSEN will sing the tenor part in Mozart's KRÖNUNGSMESSE on December 20 at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht and on December 22 at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. In the orchestra pit stands Jan Willem de Vriend.
JunHo YOU is back as Don Ottavio in Mozart's DON GIOVANNI on December 12/17 in further performances at the Volksoper Vienna.