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Sono Artists provides artist management and public relations services for opera singers, from newcomers to top names in the industry. Based in Vienna, Austria, we nurture our clients’ careers and connect them with world-class opera productions.
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Sooyeon Lee debuts as Nérine in a new production of Rameau’s Les Paladins

Soprano Sooyeon Lee is set to debut the role of Nérine in a new production of Rameau’s Les Paladins at the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater this Tuesday, February 12th!
Conducted by: Alexis Kossenko/Felix Pätzold, Stage Direction by: François de Carpentries
Additional Performances: Feb. 16th, 19th, Mar. 14th, May 23rd, 28th, 31st, June 6th, 23rd, and 26th

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Sehoon Moon to debut at the Poznan Opera as the lead role in Gounod’s Faust

The young tenor Sehoon Moon will make his debut at the Poznan Opera this Saturday singing the lead role of Faust in Charles Gounod’s Faust!
Conducted by Gabriel Chmura, Stage direction by: Karolina Sofulak
Additional Performance on February 19th

Maria Nazarova sings in the Ensemblematinee of the Wiener Staatsoper

February 8, 2019

Soprano Maria Nazarova, member of the ensemble at the Wiener Staatsoper will be singing in the Ensemblematinee in Mahler-Saal 5 this Sunday February 10th.    


Dara Savinova sings Dorabella on tour with the Landestheater Detmold

February 5, 2019

Thursday, February 7th, mezzo Dara Savinova will perform in Rheine, Germany on tour with the Landestheater Detmold singing Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan tutte.   Conducted by György Mészáros, Stage Director: Holger Potocki Additional Performances: March 31st, May 11th and 26th


Alexander Kaimbacher returns to Opernhaus Zürich starring as Piet in Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre

January 25, 2019

Tenor Alexander Kaimbacher makes his debut singing Piet vom Fass in Tatjana Gürbaca’s new production of Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre on February 3rd. Conducted by Tito Ceccherini with additional performances Feb 7., 10., 13., 16. and March 2.


Baritone Neven Crnic, Soprano Carina Schmieger, and Mezzo-soprano Aytaj Shikhalizada to be featured in the Emmerich Smola SWR Young Opera Stars 2019 on January 19!

January 17, 2019

We are very proud to announce three of our young artists, Neven Crnic, Soprano Carina Schmieger, and Mezzo-soprano Aytaj Shikhalizada have been invited to participate in the 2019 Emmerich Smola Junge Opernstars Competition on January 19 at 19:00 CET!  Watch the livestream here  


Sooyeon Lee Dazzles Audience as Lucia in Oldenburg

December 14, 2018

This past weekend, soprano Sooyeon Lee debuted as Lucia in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor with great success! A review from Host Hollmann from the Nordwest Zeitung writes: “The soprano soulfully plays with the notes. She holds the tension of the music in the less featured lower register, her captivating legato shines in her middle register, and her upper register is round and gentle. Her voice is compelling and enchanting.” Orchestra conducted by Vito Cristofaro, Stage Direction by Stephen Lawless Lee can be heard in additional performances [...]


Sooyeon Lee to debut in title role of Lucia di Lammermoor at the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater

December 6, 2018

This coming weekend, South Korean Soprano Sooyeon Lee is set to make her debut as ‘Lucia’ the the production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor at the Oldernburgisches Staatstheater. Opening night is December 8th, with additional performances on the 12, 14, 18, and 26th of December, February 6th, March 6th, April 6th, and 10th and 14th of June.


Mezzo Soprano Aytaj Shikhalizada makes house debut at the Staatsoper Stuttgart!

This past weekend the talented azerbaijani mezzosoprano Aytaj Shikhalizada made her dazzling debut as ‘Linetta’ in the new production of Sergei Prokofiev’s opera Die Liebe zu den drei Orangen!  Dir. Axel Ranisch, Conducted by Alejo Pérez, additional performances 14, 17, and 19 December,  4 and 11 January, and  9, 14, and 22 of April.


Mezzo-soprano Aytaj Shikhalizada makes her professional stage debut as Rosina!

November 8, 2018

25 Yr old mezzo-soprano Aytaj Shikhalizada made a stunning debut as Rosina in the new production of Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia at Theater Dortmund.  Dir: Martin Berger Cond. Additional performances:  9, 16 November, 1, 9, 21, 26 December 2019, 2, 24 Feb, 2 March 2019


Soprano Maria Nazarova returns to the Bolshoi as Despina on October 10!

October 10, 2018

Young star of the Vienna State Opera, Russian soprano Maria Nazarova returns to the Bolshoi Opera in Moscow to sing Despina in W.A. Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte.  Later this month she appears at the Vienna State Opera as Oscar in Verd’s un ballo in maschera on October 24, 27, and 30th.


Baritone Igor Bakan makes a debut at the Hessiches Staatstheater Wiesbaden

September 13, 2018

Baritone Igor Bakan makes a house debut as Renato in Verdi’s un ballo in maschera at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden on September 16th.  Additional Performances:  22, 28 September, 10, 28 October, and 6, 12 January 2019