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Maria Riccarda Wesseling makes role debut as Herodias in Salome at Staatsoper Stuttgart!

Mezzo Maria Riccarda Wesseling will make her role debut singing Herodias in Kirill Serebrennikov’s production of Richard Strauss’s Salome at Staatsoper Stuttgart this Saturday June 6th at 19:30! Be sure not to miss it- Toi toi toi Maria!
Conducted by: Roland Kluttig
Additional Performances: 10., 15., and 18., of July

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Gan-Ya Ben-Gur Akselrod debuts as Nurit in Adam Maor’s The Sleeping Thousand in Aix en Provence!

Soprano Gan-Ya Ben-Gur Akselrod will debut at the Festival d’Aix en Provence in the world premiere of Adam Maor’s new opera The Sleeping Thousand  singing the role of Nurit- be sure not to miss the debut of this masterpiece on July 6th at 17:00! Toi toi toi Gan-Ya!
Conducted by: Elena Schwarz
Stage Direction by: Yonatan Levy
Additional Performances on: 8., 10., 12., 14 July

Soprano Sooyeon Lee passes to the Main Prize and Song Prize Finals at the 2019 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World!

June 17, 2019

Soprano Sooyeon Lee is a finalist in the 2019 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World in both the Main Prize and Song Prize Finals! The Song Prize Final takes place June 20th and Main Prize Final Round on Saturday June 22 at 19:30 CEST.        


Neven Crnić wins First Prize in the 2nd International Haydn Competition for Classical Lied and Voice!

June 11, 2019

Baritone Neven Crnić received both First Prize and the Audience Prize in the 2nd International Haydn Competition for Classical Lied and Voice in Rohrau which took place this last weekend. We are ecstatic to hear this wonderful news- Bravo Neven!  


Lorin Wey debuts as Pluto in Orpheus in der Unterwelt at Theater Bielefeld

June 7, 2019

Tenor Lorin Wey will debut as Pluto in Jacques Offenbach’s comedic classic Orpheus in der Unterwelt at Theater Bielefeld this evening! Toi toi toi Lorin!   Conducted by Gregor Rot with Stage Direction by Nadja Loschky Additional Performances 12. and 23. June 4. and 6. July


Johannes Bamberger gives his Portraitskonzert in the Wiener Kammeroper!

June 3, 2019

Tenor Johannes Bamberger will be performing Schubert’s Die Schöne Müllerin for his Portraitskonzert at the Wiener Kammeroper this evening! Toi toi toi Johannes! Piano: Alevtina Sagitullina Additional Perfromances: you get one chance guys!


Carina Schmieger debuts as Echo in Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos at Staatsoper Stuttgart!

Soprano Carina Schmieger made her debut yesterday as Echo in Strauss’ss Ariadne auf Naxos at Staatsoper Stuttgart! Brava Carina!!   Conducted by: Cornelius Meister, Stage Direction by: Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito   Additional Performances: 5., 10., 15., 21., June


Beate Ritter makes her debut as Zerbinetta at Staatsoper Stuttgart

After a brilliant jump in as Zerbinetta at Deutsche Oper am Rhein a few weeks ago, soprano Beate Ritter made her debut singing the role at the Staatsoper Stuttgart yesterday evening in their production of Ariadne auf Naxos. The reviews are in: “Und der geschmeidige Parlandoton macht sich nicht nur bei den prachtvollen Kantilenen von Simone Schneider als Ariadne bemerkbar, sondern überträgt sich sogar auf die koloraturgespickten und äusserst filigranen Gesangskünste von Beate Ritter als [...]


Fanny Lustaud makes her debut as Dorabella in Così fan tutte at Theater Aachen

Mezzo soprano Fanny Lustaud made her stunning debut last night singing Dorabella in a new production premiere of Mozart’s classic Così fan tutte at Theater Aachen. Brava Fanny!!     Conducted by: Justus Thorau, Stage direction by: Ute M. Engelhardt


Rebecca Nelsen debuts as Eurydike in Orpheus in der Unterwelt!

May 27, 2019

Soprano Rebecca Nelsen will make her role debut as Eurydike in the new production of Jacques Offenbach’s Orpheus in der Unterwelt at the Vienna Volksoper this Sunday! Toi toi toi Rebecca! Conducted by Guido Mancusi, Stage Direction by Helmut Baumann Additional Performances: 10. and 20. June


Aytaj Shikhalizada debuts as Nofretete in Philip Glass’s Echnaton

May 23, 2019

Mezzo soprano Aytaj Shikhalizada will make her role debut as Nofretete at the Theater Dortmund in a new production of Philip Glass’s minimalistic masterpiece Echnaton. The premiere is tomorrow, May 24th! Toi toi toi Aytaj!   Conducted by Motonori Kobayashi, Stage direction by Giuseppe Spota and Pasquale Plastino Additional Perfromances: 26. May 01., 07., 09., 20., 21., 22., 29., June


Maria Riccarda Wesseling debuts in Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke

May 20, 2019

Mezzo Soprano Maria Riccarda Wesseling will debut as the Mezzo in Frank Martin’s One-Woman Opera Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christophe Rilke at Theater Chur tomorrow evening at 20:00! This performance conducted by Philippe Bach and stage directed by the fabulous Nigel Lowery will also mark the 30 year anniversary of Theater Chur! Toi toi toi Maria! Bring the house down!   Additional Performances: 23., 24., 26., May