Selected news for January 2021 (in alphabetical order):

Claude EICHENBERGER makes her role debut as Die alte Küsterin Buryja in Leoš Janáček's JENŮFA in a production by Eva-Maria Höckmayr at the Konzert Musik Theater Bern. The premiere was scheduled for 17 January with further performances on 23 and 26 January under the musical direction of Matthew Toogood. However, due to the current situation, the premiere of the production will probably take place in February.

Bastiaan EVERINK can be seen as Miller in Verdi's LUISA MILLER on January 31 at the Koblenz Theatre. Benedikt Borrmann is the director. The State Orchestra Rheinische Philharmonie will perform under the direction of Mino Marani. Further performances are planned until May.

Aeneas HUMM makes his role debut as Marco in a concert performance of Puccini's GIANNI SCHICCHI directed by Anja Kuehnold at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe on January 24. The Badische Staatskapelle will perform under the baton of Johannes Willig.

Dimitry IVASHCHENKO celebrates on January 24 his premiere as Count Des Grieux in Massenet's MANON in a production by David Bösch at the Hamburg State Opera. Sébastien Rouland conducts the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra.

Michael KUPFER-RADECKY with mono roles of Alberich/RHEINGOLD and Wotan/WALKÜRE at a Wagner Gala on January 23 with the Kansai Philharmonjic Orchestra conducted by Tajiro Limori. The concert will take place at Symphony Hall Osaka.

Bo SKOVHUS will sing Schubert's WINTERREISE on January 16 in Herlufsholm and on January 28 in the concert hall of the Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern with Stefan Vladar at the piano. This will be followed on January 21 by Martin's Six Monologues from JEDERMANN with the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra under the musical direction of Hans Graf.

JunHo YOU can be seen as Don Ottavio in Mozart's DON GIOVANNI on January 7/10/15 at the Vienna Volksoper. Directed by Achim Freyer.
On January 21/26 he sings Tamino in Mozart's DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE on the same stage. Directed by Henry Mason. Both productions will be performed by the Vienna Volksoper Symphony Orchestra.