Congratulations to bass Jose Coca Loza for winning the third prize at this year’s edition of the Renata Tebaldi International Voice Competition.
We congratulate Sono Artists soprano Sooyeon Lee who has been awarded the Culturarte Prize offered by Bertita & Guillermo Martinez from CulturArte de Puerto Rico of the current edition of Placido Domingo’s Operalia in Astana, Kazakhstan! Sooyeon Lee is currently an ensemble member of Staatstheater Oldenburg in Germany.
Soprano Jenna Siladie debuts in Surrogate Cities/Götterdämmerung at the Oper Wuppertal from Saturday, 16. September 2017. Further performances: 1./14.October and 15.December 2017.continue
Tenor Alexander Kaimbacher will sing the Ernst Krenek’s “Reisebuch aus den österreichischen Alpen” accompanied by Jendrik Springer on Saturday, 26th August 2017 at the Grafenegg Festivalcontinue
Soprano Jenifer Lary will make her role and festival debut at the Bregenzer Festspiele singing the role of Barbarina in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro from 14th August 2017. The production is conducted by Hartmut Keil and directed by Jörg Lichtenstein. Further performances: 15./17./19.August 2017continue
Baritone Caio Monteiro will make his role and festival debut in Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande singing the role of Ein Arzt/Schäfer at the Ruhrtriennale, from 18th August 2017. The production is directed by Sylvain Cambreling and directed by Krzystof Warlikowski. Further performances: 24./26./27./31.August 2017continue
Soprano Eugenia Dushina will star as Nedda in Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci, a role she sang last summer at the Oper Klosterneuburg, at the Palanga concert hall, Lithuania on 3rd and 4th August 2017.continue
Soprano Nina Bernsteiner will debut the roles of Giuno/L’amore in Claudio Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria. The production is a cooperative production with the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik and Norske Opera & Ballett Oslo. This modern interpretation of an ancient literary work opens on the 10th of August 2017 and will be performed under the baton of Maestro Alessandro De Marchi and directed by Ole Anders Tandberg. Further performance dates include the 12th and 14th of August 2017.continue
Sopranos Beate Ritter and Sumi Hwang make their Glyndebourne Festival debut along with Tenor Sehoon Moon. Sumi Hwang will sing Norina alongside Sehoon Moon’s Ernesto in Gaetano Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, whilst Beate Ritter made a successful festival debut singing Zerbinetta in Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos. The remaining “Don Pasquale” performance will be on July 21st 2017.continue
Mezzo-Soprano Dara Savinova makes a role debut and festival debut at the Bregenz Festival as Amenofi in their production of Rossini’s Mose in Egitto. The production, which opens on July 20th 2017 will be conducted by Enrique Mazzola and directed by Lotte de Beer. Further performances will be on the 23rd and 31st of July 2017.continue
Soprano Nela Saric has made it into the finals round in the 36th edition of the International Hans Gabor Belvedere singing competition in Moscow, Russia.continue
Tenor Alexander Kaimbacher makes his role debut as 1.Gralsritter in the Bernhard Lang/Jonathan Meese devised new Parsifal project at the Theater an der Wien for the Wiener Festwochen. The production is directed Jonathan Meese and conducted by Simone Young and opens on Sunday, 4th June 2017. Further performances: 6th and 8th June 2017.continue