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Johan Botha
First anniversary of the death

To those who knew him, Kammersänger Johan Botha will never be gone, but will live on forever. We do not merely carry his memory forward in our hearts, but his vast artistic output continues to live..

FREE KIRILL SEREBRENNIKOV
ONLINE PETITION

“We protest against the arrest of Kirill Serebrennikov. The charges against him are untenable and indicative of the fact that the intention is to silence an internationally renowned director…”..

PHILIPPE JORDAN – Named Music Director of the Wiener Staatsoper as of 2020

We congratulate Philippe Jordan on his new position as Music Director of the Wiener Staatsoper as of 2020! „Für jeden dem Musiktheater verbundenen Musiker ist das Haus am Ring mit seiner unvergleichlichen..

KAREN KAMENSEK
DEBUT AT BBC PROMS

This summer, Karen Kamensek will make her BBC Proms debut leading the Britten Sinfonia in a performance of Passages by Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass. Glass and Kamensek have a long history of close..

BERTRAND DE BILLY
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE COVENT GARDEN

DON CARLOS and ELISIR D´AMORE at COVENT GARDEN The first four months of this year saw Betrand de Billy exclusively on the concert stage with appearances bringing him to such places as Lausanne, Paris,..

Simone Young
Vienna-London-Tokyo

WIENER FESTWOCHEN Simone Young returned this season succesfully to Bayerische Staatsoper with Beethoven´s Fidelio, Strauss´Elektra and Wagner´s Tristan. The same goes for Staatsoper Berlin where..

KIRILL PETRENKO
at Münchner Opernfestspiele 2017

After his successful Premiere of Wagner´s Tannhäuser at Bayerische Staatsoper Kirill Petrenko will perform at Münchner Opernfestspiele. The performances are: Strauss / Die Frau ohne Schatten on July..

Eun Sun KIM
in the 2016/17 season

The Korean conductor marked the beginning of her 2016/17 season with return engagements to the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm with Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia as well as the Staatsoper Berlin..

SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
RETURN TO THE MET

Following up last autumn’s extremely successful premieres of Martha and Eugen Onegin Frankfurt General Music Director led the revival this month of Harry Kupfer’s production of Prokofiev’s “The..

PHILIPPE JORDAN – BAYREUTH 2017
NP “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg”

BAYREUTHER FESTSPIELE / DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG This Summer Philippe Jordan will conduct the new production of Wagner´s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. The Premiere is on July 25, 2017 Further..

JOANA MALLWITZ
Recent Highlights

Since 2014 conductor Joana Mallwitz holds the position of Music Director at Theater Erfurt, where se conducted this season among others Madama Butterfly, Così fan tutte and Wozzek. With Wozzek she..

Alexander Soddy
first season in Mannheim

Alexander Soddy celebrates enormous success in his first year as Music Director of  Theater Mannheim performing a.o. Aida, Hänsel und Gretel, Lohengrin, Fledermaus, Madama Butterfly, Così fan tutte,..