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Aytaj Shikhalizada wins 2nd Prize at the 2022 Paris Opera Competition!!

Mezzo-soprano Aytaj Shikhaliizada walks away with the 2nd Prize at the Paris Opera Competition, performing works by Rossini, Mozart and Rimsky-Korsikov! The competition will be available for viewing on shortly!

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Rebecca Nelsen makes a house debut at Oper Frankfurt!

On Saturday Jan 22 Rebecca sings Hanna Glawari in Léhar’s Die lustige Witwe under the baton of Sebastian Weigle in an acclaimed production by Claus Guth.

Soprano Shira Patchornik wins the 1st Prize, Audience Prize at the 12th International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera “Pietro Antonio Cesti”

December 21, 2021

Israeli soprano Shira Patchornik has walked away with 4 prizes at the most recent Antonio Cesti Competition for Baroque Opera in Innsbruck. In addition to securing the 1st Prize and Audience Prize, Shira was also awarded the Prize of the Vienna Konzerthaus and Prize of the Internationalen Barocktage Stift Melk in Austria! Watch here for her performance in the final: G.F. Händel Se pieta di me non senti (Giulio Cesare) C.Pallavicino Mio cor [...]


Austrian Tenor David Kerber Joins the Sono Artists Roster

The astonishingly talented 22-year old Tirolean tenor David Kerber has joined the roster of Sono Artists for General Management. Most recent news for the young tenor include 3rd Prize at the Maria Caniglia International Singing Competition in Italy in November 2021, and the Haydn Competition for Classical Lied and Aria, 2nd Prize, in June 2021.


Aytaj Shikhalizada debuts in Jenufa at the Berlin State Opera

February 25, 2021

The young mezzo, a member of the Studio of the Berlin State Opera, appeared in the 3SAT Film of Janacek’s Jenufa alongside Camilla Nylund conducted by Simon Rattle on Feb 13, 2021. Watch the broadcast on 3 SAT:


Alexandra Flood sings Mozart’s Great Mass in c minor with the Bochumer Symphoniker

February 18, 2020

Soprano Alexandra Flood returns to the stage with the Bochumer Symphoniker singing the soprano solo in Mozart’s Great Mass in c minor KV427 under the baton of conductor Steven Sloane. The first concert in the series of three begins Febrauary 20th at 20:00! Additional Performances: February 21st and 22nd at 20:00


Der jüngste Tag staged by Jan Eßinger in Detmold

February 10, 2020

Stage director Jan Eßinger saw an important premiere this Friday at the Landestheater Detmold where he premiered his staging for Giselher Klebe’s Der jüngste Tag! Conducted by: Lutz Rademacher Additional Perfromances: February 28th, 2020 March 14th, 2020 April 8., 18th, 2020 May 8th, 2020 June 4th, 2020


Carina Schmieger debuts as Xenia/the Refugee in Boris at Staatsoper Stuttgart

January 31, 2020

Young soprano Carina Schmieger debuts as Xenia/The Refugee in the premiere of Modest Mussorgsky’s BORIS at Staatsoper Stuttgart. The show begins at 18:00 this Sunday February 2nd. The premiere will be recorded by SWR2 and broadcasted the same evening at 8:03pm. Conducted by: Titus Engel Stage Direction by: Paul-Georg Dittrich Additional Performances: February 7., 16., 23. March 2. April 10., 13.


Dara Savinova in sings Eudossa in Hasse’s Irene at Theater an der Wien

January 28, 2020

Dara Savinova sings the role of Eudossa in a concert performance of J.A. Hasse’s opera Irene tomorrow evening at Theater an der Wien. The concert is part of a tour with the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra under the baton of Aapo Häkkinen.


Rebecca Nelsen makes house debut at Grand Théâtre de Genève this Saturday singing Konstanze.

Soprano Rebecca Nelsen makes her house debut at Grand Théâtre de Genève singing Konstanze in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail. The show begins this Saturday, February 1st at 20:00! Conducted by: Fabio Biondi Stage Director Luk Perceval


Lorin Wey debuts as Adam in Paradise Reloaded at Theater Bielefeld

January 16, 2020

Charaktertenor Lorin Wey makes his debut as Adam in Peter Eötvös’s operatic take on the story of creation in Paradise Reloaded (Lilith). The opera is a recent work, premiering in 2013. The show in Bielefeld premieres at 19:30. Conducted by: Gregor Rot Stage Direction by: Wolfgang Nägele Additional Performances: January 25. February 5., 21. March: 6. April 5., 16.