Selected news for May 2017 (alphabetically ordered):
Vera-Lotte BÖCKER can be heard as Rosina in a revival of IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA on May 7th at the Nationaltheater Mannheim. A further performance is on May 19th. In addition, she sings for the last time at this season Eliza Doolittle in MY FAIRLADY on May 14th.
Steve DAVISLIM will sing Ferrando / COSI at the Grand Théâtre de Genèva in a new production by David Bösch and Hartmut Haenchen; the performances are on May 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 and 14th.
Claude EICHENBERGER will be Mrs. Grose in Benjamin Britten's opera TURN OF THE SCREW. The premiere will be on May 13th and followed by seven other performances on May 20th and 27th, as well as on June 3, 11, 13, 18 and 25th.
Bastiaan EVERINK will have his debut as Lord Ruthven in VAMPYR by H. Marschner. The premiere will be on May 6th at the Theater Koblenz. A new production by Markus Dietze and directed by Enrico Delamboye. Further performances in May will be on the 15, 22 and 26th. As well as six subsequent performances in June.
Dimitry IVASHCHENKO can be seen at the Semperoper Dresden as Osmin on May 5, 15 and 19th.
Torben JÜRGENS will sing again in Düsseldorf on May 9th the role of Angelotti / TOSCA and on May 27th Sprecher / MAGIC FLUTE.
Michael KUPFER-RADECKY gives a LIEDERABEND in his hometown Ravensburg, (Germany) Schubert's SCHWANENGESANG on May 12th at 8 pm in the Festsaal Kloster Weißenau.
Polina PASTIRCHAK sings at the Komische Oper Berlin on May 5th at 8 pm in Gustav Mahler's SYMPHONY NO. 4, conducted by Henrik Nanasi.
Kismara PESSATTI will perform at the Cologne Opera in the role of Marcellina / LE NOZZE DI FIGARO. This new production will be directed by Emmanuelle Bastet and under the baton of François-Xavier. The premiere is on May 21st. Further performances will followed on May 25, 28 and 31st.
Rolf ROMEI sings the tenor part in Schubert's MESSE ES-DUR with the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich under the direction of Peter Kennel on May 12th at 7:30 pm at the Tonhalle Zurich. He will also be performing three further performances on May 2, 4 and 6th as Gandhi in Philip Glass' SATYAGRAHA at the Basel Theater.
Sergey SKOROKHODOV sings the role of Tsarevich Gvidon from Rimsky-Korsakov's opera THE GOLDEN COCKEREL on May 25, 28 and 31st, as well as on June 3, 5 and 9th in a new production of Lauret Pelly at the Teatro Real Madrid under direction of Ivor Bolton.
Bo SKOVHUS will perform the role of Conte Almaviva / LE NOZZE DI FIGARO the premiere will be on May 21st, further performances will followed on May 25, 28 and 31st at the Cologne Opera. A new production by Emmanuelle Bastet under the direction of François-Xavier Roth.
Olivia VERMEULEN will sing a recital together with the pianist Jan Phillip Schulze at Staatsgalerie Stuttgart on May 14th at 6 pm. With works by Mozart, Schumann, Wolf and Eisler and among others. She will be singing the title part of the Vivaldi Opera ARSILDA at the L'Opéra de Lille on May 19, 21 and 23rd as well as in the premiere at the Grand Theater Luxembourg, with the same role on May 31st.
JunHo YOU sings Sacha / ANATEVKA, the performances are on May 6, 13, 20 and 25th at the Volksoper Vienna.