Selected news for November 2020 (in alphabetical order):
Steve DAVISLIM takes over the tenor part of the Schubert A flat major Mass on November 1 and 2 in the Great Hall of the Musikverein Vienna. Andrès Orozco-Estrada conducts the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.
Cornel FREY sings Casimir Canefas again on November 6 in a concert performance of Offenbach's SALON PITZELBERGER at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. The Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra will perform; Marie Jacquot is in the orchestra pit. On November 18 he can be heard as Romeo in Boris Blacher's ROMEO UND JULIA under the artistic direction of Manuel Schmitt and the conductor Christoph Stöcker.
Aeneas HUMM is Marquese d'Obigny in a concert performance of Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in a revival of the production on November 7 and 28 at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. Dominic Limburg is the musical director, the Badische Staatskapelle will be performing.
Dimitry IVASHCHENKO appears as Fafner in alternating concert performances of Wagner's RHEINGOLD and SIEGFRIED under the baton of Philippe Jordan both at the Bastille and at the Grand Auditorium de la Maison de la Radio (Nov. 23/30 RHEINGOLD & SIEGFRIED at the Bastille); (Nov. 26 & Dec. 4 SIEGFRIED at the Grand Auditorium de la Maison de la Radio).
Torben JÜRGENS will interpret Der Tod in Viktor Ullmann's DER KAISER VON ATLANTIS in a production by Ilaria Lanzino on November 9/12/19 at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf. The Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra will perform under the baton of Christoph Stöcker. The artist can also be seen as Benvolio in Boris Blacher's ROMEO AND JULIA on November 18 on the same stage. Artistic direction: Manuel Schmitt. In the orchestra pit: Christoph Stöcker.
Johannes KAMMLER is Papageno in Mozart's ZAUBERFLÖTE at the Staatstheater Stuttgart on November 28. Directed by Barrie Kosky and Suzanne Andrade. Hossein Pishkar conducts the Stuttgart State Orchestra. On November 1, the artist will sing DIE SCHÖNE MÜLLERIN by Schubert at the Freinsheim Cultural Centre as part of the Von Busch-Hof Konzertant events. Akemi Murakami will accompany him on the grand piano.
Michael KUPFER-RADECKY is again Kurwenal in Wagner's TRISTAN UND ISOLDE in a shortened scenic version and reduced orchestral version by Osamu Sasaki on November 7 at the Staatstheater Hannover. Constantin Trinks will conduct the Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester.
Dean MURPHY sings Figaro in Rossini's IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA on November 8 in a staged performance by the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Staging Katharina Thalbach, musical direction Daniel Carter.
Rolf ROMEI can be seen as Der Leprakranke in Olivier Messiaen's SAINT FRANCOIS D'ASSISE in a production by Benedikt von Peter at the Theater Basel. Performances on November 1/6 and 8. Clemens Heil conducts the Basel Symphony Orchestra.
Jordan SHANAHAN will be Jago in Verdi's OTELLO in a production by Anja Nicklich at the Konzert Theater Bern. The artist will be singing the performances on November 14/18 and 29. The Bern Symphony Orchestra will perform under the baton of Matthew Toogood.
Bo SKOVHUS sings Mandryka in R. Strauss’ ARABELLA in a production by Sven-Eric Bechtolf at the Vienna State Opera on November 26. Sebastian Weigle is the musical director. On 5 November the artist will perform Schubert's song cycle WINTERREISE in the concert hall of the Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern. Stefan Vladar will accompany him on the grand piano.
Kristina STANEK will perform the mezzo-soprano parts in the Rossini-Gala of the Hamburg State Opera on November 15. Alessandro Di Marchi conducts the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra.
JunHo YOU can be heard as Tamino in Mozart's DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE at the Vienna Volksoper on November 5/12/18/25/29. Directed by Henry Mason. On 7 November the artist will celebrate his premiere as Mastro Trabuco in Verdi's LA FORZA DEL DESTINO in a concert performance at the same house. Further performances will follow on November 14/20/24. Jan van Stec conducts the orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper.
Georg ZLABINGER stages Francesco Cavalli's drama musicale GIASONE at the Vienna Chamber Opera. Premiere is on November 29, followed by performances on December 4/6/10/12/19. Benjamin Bayl conducts the Bach Consort Vienna.