Selected News for March 2017 (alphabetically ordered):

Vera-Lotte BÖCKER will be Valencienne in MERRY WIDOW on March 11th at Nationaltheater Mannheim.

Claude EICHENBERGER gives her debut as Venus in the premiere of TANNHÄUSER, staged by Calixto Bieito, in Bern on Mar 25 as well as in seven further performances in April.

Torben JÜRGENS is invited as Justizrat for a concert version of INTERMEZZO with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra under David Zinman at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on Mar 25 and appears at his home theatre in Düsseldorf as Sprecher and 2. Gehar-nischter / ZAUBERFLÖTE on Mar 26 as well as for the first time as Angelotti / TOSCA on Mar 30.

Johannes KAMMLER debuts as John Sorel in Menotti‘s THE CONSUL with the Ba-varian State Opera at the Cuvilliés-Theater on Mar 28/30 and 31 and Apr 2/7 and 9.

Íride MARTÍNEZ sings the Queen of the Night on Mar 16 in Osnabrück.

Nikolai SCHUKOFF interprets with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta Mahler‘s LIED VON DER ERDE in Arnold Schönberg’s transcription for chamber orchestra on Mar 10 in Amsterdam, 11 in Enschede, 16 in Leiden, 17 in Utrecht (with live broadcasting) and 18 in Nijmegen. On Mar 4 and 5, he sings in Tours with Isabelle Cals under Benjamin Pionnier excerpts of the VALKYRIE and songs with orchestra by Strauss.

Helen SHERMAN sings Justice in Mozart‘s OBLIGATION OF THE FIRST COMMANDMENT KV 35 in an english version by the Classical Opera in St. John’s Smith Square, London, under Ian Page on Mar 21 and 22.

Erika SIMONS sings in Osnabrück Valencienne in the MERRY WIDOW on Mar 2 and 5 and Pamina / MAGIC FLUTE on Mar 16 and 22.

Sergei SKOROKHODOV sings the False Dmitry in BORIS GODUNOV under Kent Nagano in Gothenburg on Mar 2 and 4 as well as in Stockholm on Mar 8, followed by a CD recording.

Bo SKOVHUS interprets one more time the title role in Werner Egk‘s PEER GYNT in the Konwitschny production at the Theater an der Wien on Mar 1. He then returns to the Vienna State Opera for Mandryka / ARABELLA on Mar 11/14/17 (with live streaming) and 20 and gives recitals with Mahler lieder, accompanied by Stefan Vladar, at the Muziekgebouw aan’t Ij in Amsterdam on Mar 24 and in Munich-Grünwald on Mar 30.

Kresimir SPICER can be heard as Eumete in Monteverdi‘s RITORNO D'ULISSE IN PATRIA besides Rolando Villazon as Ulisse in a production by Mariame Clément and conducted by Emanuelle Haïm at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées on Mar 3/6/9 and 13 as well as in Dijon on Mar 31.

JunHo YOU sings at the Viennese Volksoper Don Ottavio / DON GIOVANNI on Mar 3/8/13 and 21 and Almaviva / BARBIERE on Mar 6.