Selected News for April 2018 (in alphabetical order):

Vera-Lotte BÖCKER sings in a revival on April 26 Rosina / IL BARBIERE DI SEVIGLIA at Komische Oper Berlin under the baton of Maurizio Barbacini in the production of Kirill Serebrennikov.On April 22 & 27, also at Komische Oper Berlin, she sings Princess Hermia and Fleurette in the new production of Jacques Offenbach's BLAUBART under the baton of Clemens Flick, directed by Stefan Herheim. 

Claude EICHENBERGER will be heard on April 7 (Premiere) as Carmen / CARMEN by Georges Bizet at Konzert Theater Bern. The musical director is Mario Venzago, directed by Stephan Märki. Further performances: April 10/22/24 & 26. 

Steve DAVISLIM will perform W.A. Mozart's MESSE IN C-MOLL on April 13 & 14 at the Prinzregententheater München together with the Bayerischer Rundfunk Chor in the production of Achim Freyer under the direction of Stefan Klingele. 

Dimitry Ivashchenko sings on April 6 (Premiere) Escamillo / CARMEN by Georges Bizet at Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse under the direction of Andrea Molino. Further performances: April 8/10/13/15/17 & 19.Furthermore, he can be heard on April 26/27 & 28 as Hunding / DIE WALKÜRE, Act 1, with the Bochum Symphony, under the baton of Steven Sloane. 

Torben JÜRGENS sings on April 6/24 & 28 the role Der Schaukelstuhl  / Der Baum in L'ENFANT ET LES SORTILÈGES by Maurice Ravel at Deutsche Oper am Rhein under the baton of Marc Piollet. On April 8 he will be heard at Deutsche Oper am Rhein, as bass soloist in PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE a ballet-production. The musical direction has Axel Kober and Gerhard Michalski.Also there, he sings on April 20 Georg Reich / DIE LUSTIGEN WEIBER VON WINDSOR under the baton of Stefan Klingele in the production of Dietrich Hilsdorf. 

Johannes KAMMLER will be heard on April 22 at De Doelen Concert Hall, Rotterdam on the occasion of a recital with works by Schubert / Wolf / Schoeck / Mendelsson / Schumann. He is accompanied by Roger Vignoles. 

Michael KUPFER-RADECKY will sing on April 8 & 23 Orest / ELEKTRA by Richard Strauss at Theater Basel under the direction of Erik Nielsen. 

Kismara PESSATTI will be heard on April 29 (Premiere) as Wesener's alte Mutter / DIE SOLDATEN by Bernd Alois Zimmermann at Opera Cologne under the baton of François-Xavier Roth and the production by Carlus Padrissa.

Rolf ROMEI will sing Aegisth / ELEKTRA at Theater Basel on April 8 & 23 under the baton of Erik Nielsen / Hartmut Keil.On April 7/14 & 25 he sings the Marquis / DER SPLIELER in the Swiss premiere by Sergej S. Prokofjew and conducted by Modestas Pitrenas / Björn Huestege. 

Jordan SHANAHAN will be heard on April 7 (Premiere) as Escamillo / CARMEN at Konzert Theater Bern. Further performances: April 10/22/24 & 26. He will also be heard at Konzert Theater Bern on April 11 & 20 as Conte di Luna in Verdi's Il TROVATORE. 

Erika Simons sings on April 11/18 & 21 Antigona/ ANTIGONA by Tommaso Traetta at Städtische Bühnen Osnabrück under the musical direction of Andreas Hotz. The staging is by Floris Visser. Also there, she performs on April 15 Gilda / RIGOLETTO by Giuseppe Verdi in a production of Adriana Altaras under the baton of Andreas Hotz. 

Sergey SKOROKHODOV sings on April 8 & 22 in a revival of LOHENGRIN / Lohengrin at Aalto Musiktheater in Essen under the musical direction of Tomás Netopil. The staging is by Tatjana Gürbaca. 

Kristina STANEK sings the role of the 3. Magd / ELEKTRA at Theater Basel on April 8 & 23 under the direction of Erik Nielsen / Hartmut Keil.On April 7/14 & 25 she will be heard in the Swiss premiere of DER SPIELER by Sergei S. Prokofiev the role of Blanche, conducted by Modestas Pitrenas / Björn Huestege. 

Matthew SWENSEN will sing at Theater Basel the role of the Jungen Dieners / ELEKTRA on April 8 & 23 and on April 7 & 26 the role of Sam / DER GOLDKÄFER in an opera by Dai Fujikura.