Ausgewählte Nachrichten für Juli & August 2017 (in alphabetischer Reihenfolge):

Vera-Lotte BÖCKER will perform for the first time Jenny in THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY at the Mannheimer Nationaltheater. The premiere takes place on July 1st under the direction of Benjamin Reiners. There are four other performances on July 5th, 14th, 19th and 26th. She will also sing on July 9th and 13th the role of Rosina in IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA. So far Vera-Lotte sings Valencienne / DIE LUSTIGE WITWE as a member of the ensemble on July 24th for the last time. From upcoming season, she will be a member of the Ensemble at the Komische Oper Berlin.

Dimitry IVASHCHENKO appears again on July 2nd in the role of Zacharie in Meyerbeer's opera LE PROPHÈTE at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse.

Torben JÜRGENS will sing his first Donner /RHEINGOLD in four other performances on July 2nd,12th,14th, and 16th at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein.

Johannes KAMMLER will be 1. Stimme der Wächter / FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN on July 2nd and 5th at the Bavarian State Opera. On July 21st, 24th, 27th, and 30th he sings as well at the Munich Operafestival the role of Scherasmin from Weber's OBERON in a new production of the promising newcomer director Nikolaus Habajan and under the musical direction of Ivor Bolton. The performances take place at Prinzregententheater Munich. On August 31st and September 2nd he sings his debut as Belcore from L'ELISIR D'AMORE at the New Generation Festival in Florence.

Michael KUPFER-RADECKY sings on July 8th and 29th at the Tyrolean Festival in Erl the part of Heerrufer/ LOHENGRIN, as well as Wotan / WALKÜRE and on July 14th the role of Gunther / GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG on July 16th. The musical direction has Gustav Kuhn.

Nikolai SCHUKOFF will have his house debut at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires on August 22nd in the role of Jim Mahoney / RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY. Further performances are on August 25th, 27th and 29th. The stage director is Marcelo Lombardi and the musical direction has Facundo Agudin.

Sergey SKOROKHODOV will also perform at the Munich Operafestival on July 22nd. He sings the role of Sinowi Borissovich Ismailov / LADY MACBETH OF MZENSK at the Bavarian State Opera under the baton of Kirill Petrenko.

Bo SKOVHUS is again engaged at the Cologne Opera. For the first time he interprets the role of Count Vitelozzo Tamare in F. Schreker's opera DIE GEZEICHNETEN under the musical direction of Stefan Soltesz. The premiere takes place on July 2nd, followed by four performances on July 6th, 12th, 14th and 16th. He also sings on July 27th Graf Danilo in a concert version of THE MERRY WIDOW at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.

Kresimir SPICER will be at the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music on August 10th, 12th and 14th in the title part of Monteverdi’s Opera IL RITORNO D'ULISSE in PATRIA. The musical direction has Alessandro de Marchi and it is staged by Ole Anders Tandberg.

Olivia VERMEULEN sings in the world premiere of the opera KEIN LICHT composed by Phillip Manoury on August 25th. And further performances are planned on August 26th and 27th as well as on September 1st, 2nd and 3rd. It is a production of the Opéra Comique de Paris and a co-production of the Ruhrtriennale. The performances take place at the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord. It is staged by Nicolas Stemann and under the baton of Julien Leroy.