Selected News for October 2019 (in alphabetical order):


Raymond AYERS sings the baritone soli in Carl Orff's CARMINA BURANA on October 6 with the Dresden Philharmonic under the baton of Wolfgang Behrend.

He can be heard as well in Brahms` EIN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM on October 19 in Aschaffenburg-Schweinheim and on 20 October in Bad Soden im Taunus.


Cornel FREY sings the “Swan” in Carl Orff's CARMINA Burana on October 6 with the Dresden Philharmonic under the baton of Wolfgang Behrend.

In Ravel's L'ENFANT ET LES SORTILÈGES he will be performing the roles of Dr. Math, The Teapot, The Frog on October 13 at the Opernhaus Düsseldorf. Marc Piollet conducts the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker.

He also appears as Jon Whitcroft in James Reynolds GEISTERRITTER at the  Opernhaus Düsseldorf. The musical direction is Patrick Francis Chestnut.


Dimitry IVASHCHENKO is Osmin in Mozart's Entführung aus dem Serail on October 4 and 7 at the Semperoper Dresden. Kristiina Poska conducts The Sächsische Staatskapelle


Torben JÜRGENS sings Alidoro in Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Duisburg on October 2 and 17.


Johannes KAMMLER is Wachtmeister in Henze's opera DER PRINZ VON HOMBURG, directed by Stephan Kimmig on October 11/20/26 at the Staatsoper Stuttgart. The conductor of the Staatsorchester Stuttgart is Thomas Guggeis.

In cooperation with the Internationale Hugo-Wolf-Academie, he sings the 1st Liederkonzert of the 2019/20 season with Diana Haller at the Staatstheater Stuttgart.

On October 28, he receives the Music Prize of the district of Swabia. The award ceremony will take place at the Irsee Abbey.


Michael KUPFER-RADECKY will perform the role of Gunther in Wagner's GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG on October 3 at the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater under the musical direction of Hendrik Vestmann / Vito Cristofaro.

The baritone will appear as Don Pizarro in Beethoven's FIDELIO on October 24/27/30 at the Bayerische Staatsoper. Another performance will follow on November 2.


Rolf ROMEI will sing Meerhexe in the Schauspieloper ANDERSENS ERZÄHLUNGEN by composer Jherek Bischoff on October 6/13/21/27/31 at the Theater Basel. 

Jordan SHANAHAN sings L'Uomo at the Opera in an act by Péter Eötvös SENZA SANGUE on October 4 at Studio 4 in Brussels and on October 5 at the Concertgebouw Brugge with the Brussels Philharmonic. Péter Eötvös, the composer himself, stands at the podium. 

Sergey SKOROKHODOV will have his house- and role debut as Calaf in Puccini's TURANDOT staged by Robert Wilson on October 4/9/15/17/19/27 with the Canadian Opera Company Toronto.  

Bo SKOVHUS sings the ITALIENSICHES Liederbuch by Hugo Wolff on October 6 in a charity concert at the Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen. As KARL V he is again in the main role of the eponymous opera by Ernst Krenek on October 16/19/21 at the Staatsoper München.  

Kresimir SPICER is Don Anchise / Podestà in Mozart's LA FINTA GIARDINIERAin a concert performance on October 9 at the LAC-Lugano Arte e Cultura in Lugano. Diego Fasolis conducts the Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, on original instruments.  

Kristina STANEK will sing the part Soprano 4 in Luigi Nono's scenic action AL GRAN SOLE CARICO D'AMORE on 12/16/29 October at the Theater Basel. Also at the Theater Basel, she will perform Rosina in Rossini's Il BARBIERE DI SEVIGLIA on October 25 in the production of Kirill Serebrennikov.  

JunHo YOU ​​sings Steuermann in Wagner's DER FlIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER on October 2/8/12 at the Wiener Volksoper.