Soprano Beate Ritter will be singing the role of Olympia in a new production of Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann at the Vienna Volksoper, directed by Renaud Doucet and conducted by Gerrit Prießnitz.
The production opens on Saturday, 15th October 2016.
Further performances: 19., 25.October, 14., 29. November and 10. December 2016.
Soprano Sumi Hwang joins forces once again with the Ensemble Matheus under the baton of Maestro Jean-Christophe Spinosi for a concert tonight, Tueday, 11th October 2016 at the Theatre Graslin, Opera de Nantes. The concert will include works by Haydn,Mozart, Teleman and Vivaldi.
Further dates: 23rd and 28th October in Korea.
Samantha Farber, managing director of Sono Artists and Sonostream.tv was interviewed in connection with Sonostream.tv for the acclaimed Opernwelt Jahrbuch 2016, which is out now and available here.continue
Samantha Farber, managing director of Sono Artists and Sonostream.tv, has been appointed jury member of the 30th Nico Dostal Gesangswettbewerb, which will take place on 5th and 6th November 2016 n Korneuburg. Ms. Farber looks forward to being part of a jury which includes Walter Kobera (Neue Oper Wien), Michael Lakner (new artistic director of Bühne Baden from 2017 and currently Lehar Festival, Bad Ischl) and to explore new talent.continue
Bass Bozhidar Bozhkilov will give his house debut on Tuesday, 27th September 2016 at the Opera National de Lorraine, Nancy in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi. The production is conducted by Michael Balke and directed by Bruno Ravella. Further performance dates: 29th September and 2.,4., and 6. October 2016continue
Soprano Sooyeon Lee appears in a Mozart concert at the Dubai Opera tomorrow Friday, 23rd September 2016. It will include arias and duets from Die Zauberflöte, Le nozze di Figaro and many more. The concert is conducted by James Judd and will also include Baritone Lukas Barak and Jan Mracek on violin.continue
Soprano Sumi Hwang will debut as Mimi in Puccini’s La Boheme at the Theater Bonn in a production conducted by Jacques Lacombe and directed Jens-Daniel Herzog, which opens on Sunday, 25th September 2016.continue
Tenor Alexander Kaimbacher was named best singer for his portrayal of Gustav von Aschenbach in Britten’s Death in Venice at the Theater Bielefeld in Die Welt am Sonntag. You can read the full article here.continue
Soprano Rebecca Nelsen and Baritone Igor Bakan will appear as Susanna and Figaro in two concert stagings of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro as part of the Copenhagen Opera Festival and as part of the Malmö Festival. The concert in Copenhagen will be on Friday.5th August 2016. The concert in Malmö will be on Sunday,14th August 2016 as part of the Malmö Festival. Both concerts will be accompanied by the Malmö Operaorkester conducted by Evan Rogister.continue
Soprano Sumi Hwang will perform with the Ensemble Matheus under the baton of Jean-Christophe Spinosi on Monday, 25th July 2016 in Six-Fours, France. You can expect works by Rameau, Mozart, Haydn and Haendel. For further information click herecontinue
Soprano Gan-ya Ben-gur Akselrod makes her role debut as Konstanze in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail at the Israeli Opera Festival in Akko. The production is conducted by Daniel Cohen and directed by Shirit Lee Weiss. It will open on Thursday, 28th July 2016 and play a further performance on Saturday, 30th July 2016.continue
Soprano Sumi Hwang will perform with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Orchester tomorrow, Friday, 24th June 2016 in Montabaur as part of the RheinVokal Festival 2016. You can expect works from Mozart, Ravel,Dvorak, Bizet and many more.continue