Selected news for June 2023 (in alphabetical order):
Steve DAVISLIM sings the tenor part in Beethoven's 9th SYMPHONY at the Prague Spring Festival on June 1 and 2. Christoph Eschenbach conducts the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
Claude EICHENBERGER is Maman / La Tasse chinoise / La Libellule in Ravel's L'ENFANT ET LES SORTILÈGES and Martha in Tchaikovsky's IOLANTA on June 9 and 20. The two operas at Bühnen Bern were staged by David Bösch and Nicholas Carter and Sebastian Schwab will conduct respectively.
On June 30 she will celebrate the revival of her role as Carmen in Bizet's opera at the Staatstheater Cottbus. Mario Venzago and Johannes Zurl are the musical directors. Stephan Märki staged the production for her. Further performances in July.
Anna EL-KHASHEM sings various LIEDER by Rachmaninoff during the «Week of the Romantic Era» at Schloss Elmau, Germany. Her performances are on June 18 and 21.
Äneas HUMM sings BACH CANTATAS on June 11 in the Eglise Sainte Thérèse in Hirson, France. Kit Armstrong plays the grand piano.
The artist is part of the festival Heidelberger Frühling on June 15. In the auditorium of the Old University of Heidelberg, he will sing songs from his CD EMBRACE, together with Renate Rohlfing at the grand piano.
On June 23/24/27/30, he will be Roucher in Umberto Giordano's ANDREA CHENIER at the St. Gallen Festspiele in a production by Rodula Gaitanou. Modestas Pitrenas conducts the Sinfonieorchester St. Gallen. Further performances in July.
Marco JENTZSCH sings the title role in Wagner's TANNHÄUSER for the last time this season at the Wartburg in Eisenach on June 1 and 3. General Music Director Philippe Bach will be in the orchestra pit in front of the Meininger Hofkapelle.
At the Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Marco Jentzsch is Walther von Stolzing in Wagner's MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG on June 17. This production by Bernd Mottl is conducted by Alexander Joel. There will be a final performance in July.
Torben JÜRGENS is again the Nichtraucher in Lucia Ronchetti's DAS FLIEGENDE KLASSENZIMMER at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein on June 2 and 5. The production is by Ilaria Lanzino. Patrick Francis Chestnut will conduct the Duisburger Philharmoniker.
Torben Jürgens will also appear again in Mozart's ZAUBERFLÖTE on June 14/16/19 at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, as the Sprecher and 2. geharnischter Mann. Musical direction: Harry Ogg. Production: Suzanne Andrade, Barrie Kosky. There will be further performances in autumn.
Johannes KAMMLER is Figaro in Rossini's IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA at Garsington Opera in Wormsley, on June 2/8/10/12/17. This new production is staged by Chrstopher Lushcombe and conducted by Douglas Boyd. Further performances in July.
On June 21 and 23, the artist sings the same role, Figaro in Rossini's IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, this time at Stuttgart Opera House in a production by Beat Fäh. Vlad Iftinca is in the orchestra pit with the Staatsorchester Stuttgart. More dates in July.
Michael KUPFER-RADECKY is Henry Kissinger in John Adams' NIXON IN CHINA. The opera will be performed at the Opernhaus Hannover on June 3/6/8/14/22/25/28. It is staged by Daniel Kramer. The Niedersächsische Staatsorchester Hannover will play under the baton of Daniel Carter. More performances in July.
Dean MURPHY will sing Schaunard in Puccini's LA BOHÈME for the last time this season at the Semperoper in Dresden on June 30. The opera was staged by Christine Mielitz. Stefano Ranzani conducts the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden.
Polina PASTIRCHAK tours with the Freiburger Barockorchester under René Jacobs as Euridice in Gluck's ORFEO ED EURIDICE. The dates are as follows: 6 June: Konzerthaus Freiburg; 8 and 9 June: Liceu Barcelona; 11 June: Auditorio Principe Felipe Ovideo; 13 June: Teatro Real Madrid.
Jordan SHANAHAN sings the role of Escamillo in Bizet's CARMEN at the Hessische Staatstheater Wiesbaden on June 3/8/18/25/30. The production was staged by Uwe Eric Laufenberg. Yoel Gamzou and Albert Horne conduct respectively. Further dates in July.
Bo SKOVHUS is Dr Schön in Alban Berg's LULU at the MusikTheater an der Wien. The musical director is Maxime Pascal. This new production was staged by Marlene Monteiro Freitas. Dates: June 2/4/6.
On June 27, the artist sings Schumann's DICHTERLIEBE at the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, together with Martha Argerich at the grand piano.
Matthew TOOGOOD conducts again L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA by Monteverdi at the Wuppertaler Bühnen on June 2 and 25. This production was staged by Immo Karaman.
JunHo YOU will be Fenton in Otto Nicolai's DIE LUSTIGEN WEIBER VON WINDSOR for the last time this season at the Volksoper Wien. Ben Glassberg conducts the Orchester der Volksoper Wien. Production: Nina Spijkers. Dates: June 4/10/18/22/28.