Selected news for January 2022 (in alphabetical order):
Joo-Anne BITTER sings the Kurfürstin in Carl Zeller's operetta DER VOGELHÄNDLER on January 7/25/28 in a revival at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt. Directed by Aron Stiehl. Conductor: Günter Wallner.
The artist performs with a potpourri of famous opera and operetta arias at the New Year's concerts of the Tonkünstler Orchester Niederösterreich conducted by Alfred Eschwé/Lorenz C. Aichner on January 1/5/8/12/13/14 in Vienna and other Austrian cities.
Claude EICHENBERGER is Fricka in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD in a production by Polish director Ewelina Marciniak on January 6/15/20 at the Bühnen Bern. Nicholas Carter will be in the orchestra pit.
Cornel FREY sings the Sohn in J.S. Bach's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO in a new music-theatrical production by Elisabeth Stöppler on January 2/5/9/15/22 at the Düsseldorf Opera House. Axel Kober conducts the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra.
Äneas HUMM celebrates his role debut as Malatesta in Donizetti's DON PASQUALE on January 27 at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. The Badische Staatskapelle will be playing unter the baton of Johannes Willig.
Dimitry IVASHCHENKO celebrates his premiere as Prince Ivan Khovanski in Modest Mussorgsky's LA KHOVANTCHINA in a production by Andrei Serban at the Opéra de Paris Bastille on January 26. The Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris will be performing. Hartmut Haenchen will be conducting. Further performances will follow on January 30 and in February.
Marco JENTZSCH can be seen as Loge in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD on January 6/15/20 at the Bühnen Bern under the musical direction of Nicolas Carter. Direction: Ewelina Marciniak.
On January 8, he will be performing again as Tristan in Richard Wagner's TRISTAN & ISOLDE in a production by Uwe Eric Laufenberg at the Hessisches Staatstheater. Michael Güttler is the musical director.
Torben JÜRGENS sings the Atheist in J.S. Bach's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO in a new music-theatrical production by Elisabeth Stöppler on January 2/5/9/15/22 at the Düsseldorf Opera House. Axel Kober conducts the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra.
Dean MURPHY sings Schaunard in Puccini's LA BOHEME on January 8/9/11/14/15/16/18 at the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen in Antwerp. Production: Robert Carsen. Musical direction: Krsitiina Poska/Jef Smits.
Polina PASTIRCHAK can be seen as Dorotka in Jaromír Weinberger's SCHWANDA, DER DUDELSACKPFEIFER at the Graz Opera on January 7/9/13 in a production by Dirk Schmeding. Robert Jindra will be conducting.
Jordan SHANAHAN will be performing Alberich in Wagner's SIEGFRIED in a production by Stefan Herheim on January 7 for the last time this season at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Sir Donald Runnicles will conduct.
Also for the last time this season, the artist will sing Alberich in Wagner's GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG on January 9 at the same venue.
Sergey SKOROKHODOV celebrates his premiere as Prince Andrei Khovanski in Modest Mussorgsky's LA KHOVANTCHINA in a production by Andrei Serban at the Opéra de Paris Bastille. Further performances will follow on January 30 and in February. The Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris will be playing. Hartmut Haenchen is the conductor.
Bo SKOVHUS sings Eisenstein again in Johann Strauss DIE FLEDERMAUS on January 2/4/12 at the Hamburg State Opera. Musical direction: Jonathan Darlington.
Kristina STANEK sings the mezzo-soprano part in Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Munich Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kevin John Edusei at the Isarphilharmonie Munich on December 28, 2021, as well as on January 1, 2022.