Selected News for January 2018 (alphabetically):

Vera-Lotte BÖCKER will have her role debut as Donna Anna in a revival of DON GIOVANNI on January 6th, 12th & 19th under the baton of Anthony Bramall; on top she sings Pamina in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE on January 14th under the baton of Ivo Hentschel, embodying in a production of Suzanne Andrade at Komische Oper Berlin.

Claude EICHENBERGER sings the role of Magda in ALZHEIM under the direction of Jochem Hochstenbach at the Konzert Theater Bern on January 5th. The last performance will take place on January 13th.

Dimitry IVASHCHENKO sings Beethoven’s NINTH SYMPHONY with the Wiener Symphoniker under the baton of Philipp Jordan at the Vienna Konzerthaus on January 1st. At the Komische Oper Berlin, the Bass will perform Sarastro on January 14th. On January 30th, the artist will perform in a new production of DIE WALKÜRE as Hunding at the Théâtre du Capitole of Toulouse under the baton of Claus Peter Flor in a production of Nicolas Joel.

Torben JÜRGENS will sing at Deutsche Oper am Rhein on January 12th in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE as Sprecher and 2. Geharnischter and on January 7th,10th & 21st in UN BALLO IN MASCHERA in the role of Samuel Ribbing under the baton of Lukas Beikircher and Aziz Shokhakimov.

Johannes KAMMLER will sing on January 9th, at the occasion of the 64th Chamber music week in Schloss Elmau, Germany, with works by Schubert, Wolf, Schoeck, Mendelssohn and Schumann. On January 21st, 23rd, 26th & 28th he sings the role Fiorello in IL BARBIERE DIE SEVIGLIA under the baton of Keri-Lynn Wilson.

Michael KUPFER-RADECKY will be portraying Orest / ELEKTRA in a new production of David Bösch, conducted by Erik Nielsen. The premier is set for January 12th, later performances are scheduled for January 15th, 18th, 21st, & 26th.

Polina PASTIRCHAK will sing at Theater St. Gallen the role Mimi in LA BOHÈME under the baton of Hermes Helfricht on January 17th and 30th.

Rolf ROMEI will sing the role of Aegisth at Theater Basel on January 12th (premiere) in the new production ELEKTRA by Richard Strauss under the baton of Erik Nielsen / Hartmut Keil. Later performances are scheduled for January 15th, 18th, 21st, & 26th.

Nikolai SCHUKOFF will be singing Siegmund / DIE WALKÜRE at the opera of Leipzig on January 7th. Ulf Schirmer will conduct. On January 12th, he will perform Gabriel von Eisenstein / DIE FLEDERMAUS with the NDR Radiophilharmonie under Lawrence Foster in Hannover. This concert performance will be recorded for a CD. 

Jordan SHANAHAN sings at Konzert Theater Bern on January 27th (premiere) in the role of Il Conte di Luna in IL TROVATORE under the baton of Jochem Hochstenbach. Later performance on January 30th.

Sergey SKOROKHODOV can be heard as Vaudémont in a concert version of Tchaikovsky’s IOLANTA at the Nationaltheater Mannheim on January 25th.  

Bo SKOVHUS will be performing Gabriel von Eisenstein / DIE FLEDERMAUS at the Bayerische Staatsoper München on January 3rd & 6th.

Kresimir SPICER will be singing on January 19th Dr. Blind at La Scala (premiere) in a new production of DIE FLEDERMAUS, directed by Cornelius Obonya & Carolin Pienkos and conducted by Cornelius Meister. Later performances on January 21st, 23rd, 28th & 31st.

Kristina STANEK sings at various performances at Theater Basel. On January 1st at the New Year's concert conducted by Erik Nielsen. Followed by
LA TRAVIATA in the role of Flora Bervoix under the baton of Titus Engel on January 6th & 29th. In the new production of ELEKTRA / Richard Strauss she will sing the role of the 3. Magd on January 12th (premiere). Later performances on January 15th, 18th, 21st, & 26th.

Matthew SWENSEN will be performing the part of Der Junge Diener / ELEKTRA at the Theater Basel. Performances on January 12th, 15th, 18th, 21st, & 26th 2018.

JunHo YOU sings at Volksoper Wien in a revival of EINE NACHT IN VENEDIG / Johann Strauss, in his role debut as Caramello under the baton of Thomas Rösner on January 10th, 17th, 25th and 30th.