Aus aktuellem Anlass: hier einige Hilfe- und Informationsseiten für die meisten Künstlerinnen und Künstler in Europa:

Selected news for May 2020 (in alphabetical order):

Some productions / performances have already been cancelled, other events are in high risk due to COVID-19:

Claude EICHENBERGER will be performing Geneviéve in Debussy's PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE in the new production by Elmar Goerden on May 17 and 26 at the Konzert Theater Bern. Mario Venzago is the musical director.

Furthermore, the mezzo-soprano is Háta in Smetanas  DIE VERKAUFTE BRAUT on May 10/19 on the same stage.

Cornel FREY sings Dr. Mathe, Die Teekanne, Der Frosch in Ravels L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILÈGE on May 12 and 22 at the Duisburg Theater. Marc Piollet conducts the Duisburger Philharmoniker.

Äneas HUMM is Harlekin in ARIADNE ON NAXOS on May 2 and 24, as Guglielmo in COSI FAN TUTTE on May 9 and as Riff in Bernstein's WEST SIDE STORY on May 3/21/30 at the Deutsches National Theater Weimar.

Torben JÜRGENS will be performing Figaro in Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO for the last time this season on May 21 at the Theater Duisburg. Benjamin Reiners conducts the Duisburg Philharmonic.

On May 23, he can be seen as Leporello in Mozart's DON GIOVANNI in a production by Karoline Gruber at the Duisburg Theater. Musical direction: David Crescenzi.

On May 8, the bass-baritone Der Schaukelstuhl /  Der Baum in Ravels L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILÈGE at the Düsseldorf Opera House, on May 12 and 22 in the same roles at the Duisburg Theater. Marc Piollet is in the orchestra pit.

Johannes KAMMLER sings Papageno for the first time in the revival of Mozart's MAGIC FLUTE on May 12 and 25 at the Württembergisches Staatstheater Stuttgart. Thomas Guggeis conducts the Stuttgarter Staatsorchester.

Michael KUPFER-RADECKY will be guesting on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra with highlights from DAS RHEINGOLD (Alberich) and DIE WALKÜRE (Wotan) on May 30 at the 58th Osaka Festival.

Dean MURPHY performs Pieter in Stefan Wirth’s GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING in a production by Ted Huffmann on May 24/28 at the Opernhaus Zürich. Peter Rundel conducts the Filharmonie Zürich.

Rolf ROMEI sings Peter Grimes in Britten's famous opera in a production by Harry Fehr on May 3/9/21 at the Basel Theater. Kristiina Poska is the musical director.

Jordan SHANAHAN can be seen as Rodrigo, Marquis von Posa, in Verdi's DON CARLO in a production by Robert Carsen at the Aalto Theater Essen. Performances take place on May 15/27. Robert Jindra conducts the Essen Philharmonic.

The artist also makes his house debut as Dutchman in Wagner's DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER on 24/31 May at the Theater Duisburg. Georg Fritzsch will be conducting.

Bo SKOVHUS is guest-artist as Dr. Schön on May 16/19/22 with the Cleveland Orchestra in a concert performance of Alban Berg's LULU at the Cleveland Severance Hall. Franz Welser-Möst conducts the renowned orchestra.

Krešimir SPICER will premiere as Jephta on May 17 in the opera of the same name by Georg Friedrich Händel at the Komische Oper Berlin. Performances follow on May 21/31 and in June.

Kristina STANEK performs again Cherubino in Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO in a production by Barbara Frey on May 2/17/23 at the Theater Basel. Christian Curnyn conducts the Symphonie Orchester Basel.

Matthew SWENSEN is Dante's inner voice in the premiere of Lucia Ronchetti's INFERNO at the Frankfurt Opera. Performances: May 1/3/5/7/9. Tito Ceccherini is the musical director.

JunHo YOU ​​sings Marquis von Chateauneuf in Lortzing's ZAR UND ZIMMERMANN on May 23 at the Vienna Volksoper.

Georg ZLABINGER assists director Christof Loy for the production of Strauss‘ ELEKTRA at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. The premiere takes place on May 29. Antonio Pappano conducts the ROH orchestra.