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Selected news for October 2023 (in alphabetical order):

Anna EL-KHASHEM sings Gabriel/Eva in Haydn's SCHÖPFUNG at the Opera Carlo Felice in Genoa on October 14 and 18. Riccardo Minasi conducts the Opera Carlo Felice Orchestra.

Cornel FREY is Pong in Puccini's TURANDOT. He sings the role at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf, on October 3 and 7. The staging is by Huan-Hsiung Li, and Hendrik Vestmann and Axel Kober conduct respectively. The Düsseldorfer Symphoniker will play. Further performances in November.

Äneas HUMM is Agrippa in John Adams' ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, on October 28 and 30. Conductor: John Coolidge Adams; stage director: Elkhanah Pulitzer. The Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu will play. Further performances will take place in November.

Dimitry IVASHCHENKO sings Rocco in Beethoven's FIDELIO at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto in a production by Matthew Ozawa. Johannes Debus conducts the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra. Dates: October 1/7/12/14/18/20.

Marco JENTZSCH presents himself in the title role of Wagner's PARSIFAL at the Staatsoper Hannover on October 3/8/15/22/31. The Niedersächsische Staaatsorchester Hannover plays under the baton of Stephan Zilias. The production is by Thorleifur Örn Arnarsson.

Torben JÜRGENS can be seen at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein as Mars in Offenbach's ORPHEUS IN DER UNTERWELT. The production by Barrie Kosky is conducted by Adrien Perruchon and Patrick Francis Chestnut. Dates: October 2/6/8/10/13/14/18/26/28/31 and in November.

On October 5, Torben Jürgens is the Erzähler in Mozart's ZAUBERFLÖTE at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. Musical direction: Antonino Fogliani. Production: Suzanne Andrade, Barrie Kosky. Orchestra: Düsseldorfer Symphoniker.

The artist will also be the Nichtraucher in Erich Kästner's DAS FLIEGENDE KLASSENZIMMER at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein on October 22 and 29. The production is by Ilaria Lanzino. Patrick Francis Chestnut will conduct the Duisburger Philharmoniker. Further dates in November.

Johannes KAMMLER is Belcore in Donizetti's ELISIR D'AMORE at the Staatsoper Stuttgart. This production by Anika Rutkofsky will be performed on October 1(2x)/13th/15th(2x)/27 and once more in November. Danila Grassi will direct the Staatsorchester Stuttgart.

On October 8, the artist will make his house debut at the Semperoper Dresden, appearing as Conte d'Almaviva in Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO in a production by Johannes Erath. Gaetano d'Espinosa will be in the orchestra pit in front of the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden.

David Minseok KANG celebrates the premiere of Strauss' SALOME at the Staatsoper Hamburg. On October 29 he sings the 1. Soldat. Conductor: Kent Nagano. Stage direction: Dimitri Tcherniakov. Orchestra: Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg. Further performances in November.

Michael KUPFER-RADECKY sings both Amfortas and Klingsor in a new production of Wagner's PARSIFAL at the Staatsoper Hannover. The Niedersächsische Staatsorchester Hannover will play under the baton of Stephan Zilias. Directed by Thorleifur Örn Arnarsson. Dates: October 3/8/15/22/31.

Lena KUTZNER can be seen at the Staatstheater Meiningen as Ada in a new production of Wagner's DIE FEEN. The production by Yona Kim will be performed on October 1 and 7. Killian Farrell conducts the Meininger Hofkapelle. Further dates in November and February.

The artist will also sing the role of Elisabeth in Wagner's TANNHÄUSER on October 2/5/14. Ansgar Haag's production will be performed at the Wartburg in Eisenach. Philippe Bach and Harish Shankar share the conducting. The Meininger Hofkapelle will play.

On October 27, Lena Kutzner introduces herself as Contessa d'Almaviva at the premiere of Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO at the Staatstheater Meiningen. Musical director: Killian Farrell, director: Philipp M. Krenn, orchestra: Meininger Hofkapelle.

Magnus PIONTEK sings Dvořak's STABAT MATER at the Bodelschwingh Church in Lübeck on October 8. The Kammerphilharmonie Lübeck will play under the baton of Felix Renner.

Rolf ROMEI is Max in von Weber's DER FREISCHÜTZ at the Theater Basel in a production by Christoph Marthaler. Titus Engel will conduct the Kammerorchester Basel. Dates: October 15/22/27/29 and in November.

Jordan SHANAHAN sings Barak again in Strauss' FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN at the Oper Köln on October 3/8/11. Marc Albrecht conducts the Gürzenich Orchester Köln in this production by Katharina Thoma.

On October 29, the artist is Friedrich von Telramund in Wagner's LOHENGRIN at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. The musical director is James Conlon, the staging is by Kasper Holten. The orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin will play. Further performances in November.

Bo SKOVHUS performs Schubert's WINTERREISE with Stefan Vladar at the piano at Het Noordbrabants Museum in 's-Hertogenbosch on October 14.

Kristina STANEK sings the title role in Bizet's CARMEN at the Staatsoper Stuttgart on October 3 and 16. The conducting is shared by Ariane Matiakh and Christopher Schumann; Sebastian Nübling is the stage director. The Staatsorchester Stuttgart will play.

At the Staatsoper Hamburg, the artist is Flora Bervoix in Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in a production by Johannes Erath. The Philharmonische Staatsorchester Hamburg will play under the baton of Matteo Beltrami. Dates: October 14/20/22/24.

Matthew TOOGOOD conducts a production by Jasmina Hadziahmetovic of Prokofiev's DIE LIEBE ZU DEN DREI ORANGEN at the Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck. Dates: October 1/5/6/11/13/15/21. He will conduct the Tiroler Symphonieorchester Innsbruck.

JunHo YOU sings the role of Narraboth in Strauss' SALOME at the Volksoper Wien in a production by Marie-Louise Bischofberger. Omer Wellber is in the orchestra pit in front of the Orchester der Volksoper Wien. Dates: October 23/26/29.

Chelsea ZURFLÜH sings Liam Lawton's MASS OF CELTIC SAINTS on October 22 at the Roman Catholic Church in Wangen bei Olten, Switzerland. Claudia Schumacher is the musical director.