Selected news for May 2022 (in alphabetical order):

Steve DAVISLIM is performing the tenor part in W. A. Mozart's MASS in C major (Coronation Mass) and the Mozart works ALMA DI CREATORIS and VESPERAE SOLENNES DE DOMENICA with the Bavarian Radio Choir on May 20 (with CD production) and May 21 in the Herkulessaal in Munich and on May 22 in the St. Ulrich Church in Augsburg. The Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin will perform under the baton of Howard Arman.

Claude EICHENBERGER can be seen again as Geneviève in Claude Debussy's PELLEAS ET MELISANDE on May 14 at the Bühnen Bern. Directed by Elmar Goerden. Conductor: Sebastian Schwab. Further performances in June.

Cornel FREY sings Beethoven's Mass in C major as well as the tenor solo in the first part of the programme in the Bach cantata "Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis" with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra and the Dresden Kreuzchor conducted by Roderich Kreile on May 14 at the Kulturpalast.

On May 26, the artist will perform as a member of the opera ensemble in the Düsseldorf Opera Foyer with members of the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra, singing well-known and less known masterpieces of chamber music.

Äneas HUMM makes his house debut as the Second Handwerksbursch in Alban Berg's WOZZECK, directed by William Kentridge, at the Gran Teatre del Liceo in Barcelona on May 20/22/25/28/30. Josep Pons conducts the Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu.

Dimitry IVASHCHENKO appears as Kaspar in Carl Maria von Weber's DER FREISCHÜTZ on tour with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra with René Jacobs. Performances take place on May 2 at the Philharmonie Köln and on May 4 at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.

Torben JÜRGENS is Der Eremit in Carl Maria von Weber's DER FREISCHÜTZ on tour with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra with René Jacobs. Performances take place on May 2 in the Philharmonie Cologne and on May 4 in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.

Johannes KAMMLER can be heard again in the title role in Rossini's IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA on May 26/29 at the Stuttgart State Opera. Direction: Beat Fäh. Musical direction: Vlad Iftinca.

Michael KUPFER sings the Dutchman in Richard Wagner's DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER, directed by Roger Vontobel, at the Nationaltheater Mannheim on May 18 and 26. The musical director is Jordan de Souza.

The artist can also be seen again as Lord Ruthven in Heinrich Marschner's opera DER VAMPYR on May 6 at the Staatstheater Hannover. Production: Ersan Mondtag. Conductor: Giulio Cilona. The Lower Saxony State Orchestra Hanover will be playing

Dean MURPHY sings Jean again in Philippe Boesman's JULIE on May 4/6/7 at the Opéra de Dijon. Production: Silvia Costa. Emilio Pomarico conducts the Orchestre et Chœur de l'Opéra national de Lorraine.

On May 15/22 he is the 4. Brabantische Edler in Richard Wagner's LOHENGRIN in a production at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. The Deutsche Oper Orchestra will be playing under the baton of Sir Donald Runnicles.

Polina PASTIRCHAK is Agathe in Carl Maria von Weber's DER FREISCHÜTZ on tour with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra with René Jacobs. Performances take place on May 2 at the Philharmonie Cologne and on May 4 at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.

Jordan SHANAHAN makes his house and role debut as Donner in Wagner's RHEINGOLD in a new production by Andreas Homoki on May 3/7/10/14/18/22/25/28 at the Zurich Opera House. The conductor is Gianandrea Noseda.

On May 21 he sings Rodrigo again in Verdi's DON CARLO in a production by Robert Carsen at the Aalto Theater Essen. Andrea Sanguineti will be in the orchestra pit. The Essen Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing.

Bo SKOVHUS premieres on May 21 as Vater Werner Albrecht in BLUTHAUS in a production by Claus Guth as part of the "Ja, Mai - Das neue Festival" at the Cuvilliérs- Theatre in Munich. Titus Engel will be conducting. Performances follow on May 25/26/28/29.

Kristina STANEK sings Eboli in Verdi's DON CARLO on May 4/13/15/21 for the last time this season at the Theater Basel. Production: Vincent Huguet. The Basel Symphony Orchestra will be performing under the baton of Michele Spotti.

On May 10/14/19/22, the artist will be singing Mére Jeanne in Francis Poulenc's DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES at the Hamburg State Opera. Production: Nikolaus Lehnhoff. Conductor: Kent Nagano.

Matthew TOOGOOD will be conducting the orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin in a new orchestration of Claudio Monteverdi's ORPHEUS by the Uzbek-Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin on May 1/4/14/21 at the same opera house.