Archive for December2019

Fanny Lustaud debuts as Charlotte in Massenet’s Werther at Theater Aachen this evening

December 13, 2019

Mezzo soprano Fanny Lustaud will make her role debut as Charlotte in Massenet’s Werther at the Theater Aachen this evening December 13th at 8pm. Conducted by: Yura YangStage Direction by: Corinna von Rad Additional performances for Lustaud: Dec 31st, Jan 26th, and Feb 1st


Maria Riccarda Wesseling makes role debut as Ježibaba in Dvořák’s Rusalka at the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen

December 9, 2019

Mezzosoprano Maria Riccarda Wesseling makes her role debut as the sorceress Ježibaba in Rusalka at the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen in Antwerp. The premiere is this Thursday December 12th at 19:30! The production will run throughout December and January in Antwerp and in Ghent. conducted by: Giedrė Šlekytė stage direction by: Alan Lucien Øyen Additional Performances: 14., 17., 20., 22., 27., 29., 31. December (Antwerp) 9., 11., 14., 16., 19., 21., 23. January (Ghent)


Sooyeon Lee to debut with Ensemble Pygmalion on their Libertà! tour this week

Coloratura Soprano Sooyeon Lee will sing with Ensemble Pygmalion under the baton of Raphaël Pichon on their Libertà! tour throughout France this week. She will be stepping in for Sabine Devieilhe in this concert series featuring an all-Mozart program. Performances are scheduled in Nancy, Evian, Toulouse’s Halle aux Grains, The Paris Philharmonie, Bordeaux, the Opera du Massy, and Caen. Here is a trailer of the upcoming program: Performances on December 12., 13., 15., 16., 17., 18., 21., and 22.


Sooyeon Lee makes her debut as Oscar in Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera at the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater this Saturday!

December 3, 2019

Soprano Sooyeon Lee makes her debut singing Oscar in the classic Un ballo in maschera this Saturday December 7th at the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater. The premiere starts at 19:30. Conducted by: Hendrik Vestman Stage direction by: Rodula Gaitanou Additional performances: December 17th January 5th March 10th, 18th, 27th April 19th, 30th June 1st and July 16th


Jenna Siladie, Kristján Jóhannesson, and Johannes Bamberger make their debuts in Händel’s Giustino in the Wiener Kammeroper

Soprano Jenna Siladie, baritone Kristján Jóhannesson, and tenor Johannes Bamberger will make their respective debuts as Arianna, Amanzio, and Vitaliano tomorrow in Handel’s Giustino in the Wiener Kammeroper. The three singers are all members of the Junges Ensemble in their second season at Theater an der Wien. The premiere starts at 19:00 on December 4th! Conducted by: Markellos Chryssicos Stage direction by: James Darrah Additional Performances: December 7., 9., 11., 14., 18., 21., and 28. January: 2. and 4.