Selected news for September 2021 (in alphabetical order):
Claude EICHENBERGER premieres on September 18 as Mother in BREAKING THE WAVES by U.S. composer and Grammy winner Missy Mazzoli at the Stadttheater St. Gallen. Melly Still is the director. Principal conductor Modestas Pitrenas leads the St. Gallen Symphony Orchestra. Further performances follow on September 26 and 29, as well as in October.
Cornel FREY is Conte Almaviva in Rossini's IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA on September 25 at the Düsseldorf Opera House. Production: Maurice Lenhard. The Düsseldorf Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing, conducted by Patrick Francis Chestnut.
On September 4 he sings Scapin in the German Singspiel SCHERZ, LIST UND RACHE by Kayser/Goethe, followed by a performance on September 5 as Pedrillo in Mozart's DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL, both at the Goethe Theater in Bad Lauchstädt. Directed by Igor Folwill. Musical direction: Werner Ehrhardt. Performed by the l'arte del mondo orchestra.
Äneas HUMM will be performing songs by Béla Bartók and George Enescu's 7 CHANSONS DE CLÉMENT MAROT GEORGE together with the Clara Haskil Trio on September 11 at the Bucharest Enescu International Music Festival. Judit Polgar will play the piano.
Torben JÜRGENS is Sprecher as well as the 2nd Geharnischter in Mozart's DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE in a multimedia production by Barrie Kosky on September 5 and 9 at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf. The Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra / Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra will be playing under the alternating baton of Péter Halász / Axel Kober.
Johannes KAMMLER sings the bass part in J. Haydn's MISSA IN TEMPORE BELLI on September 6/12/15/21 at the Dutch National Opera & Ballet. These special performances combine musical theatre, dance, electronic composition and video. Choreography: Juanjo Arqués. Lorenzo Lotti conducts the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra.
Michael KUPFER-RADECKY can be seen as Kurwenal in a concert performance of Wagner's TRISTAN UND ISOLDE on September 29 at the Festspielhaus Neuschwanstein Füssen. Director: Herbert Adler. Conductor: Oksana Lyniv. Orchestra: Kiev Symphony Orchestra. There will be another performance on October 2.
David KANG can be heard as Un Comandante di Marina in Puccini's MANON LESCAUT at the Hamburg State Opera on September 9/12/15. Production: Philipp Himmelmann.The Philharmonic State Orchestra of Hamburg will be performing.
Dean MURPHY sings Eddy in Mark-Anthony Turnage's GREEK in an "open-air on the parking deck" production by Pınar Karabulut on September 3/4/5/7/8 at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. The musical director is Yi-Chen Lin. Musicians from the Deutsche Oper Orchestra will be performing. Dominic Limburg is in the orchestra pit.
The artist is Marquis d'Obigny in Verdi's LA TRAVIATA on September 11/12/14/15 as well as Demetrius in Britten's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM on September 30 at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Markus Stenz conducts the Deutsche Oper Orchestra.
Kismara PEZZATI makes a guest appearance as Brigitta in a concert version of Korngold's DIE TOTE STADT on September 10 in Grand Palace Hall at the George Enescu International Music Festival Bucharest. Frédéric Chaslin will be conducting. The George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra will perform.
Rolf ROMEI performs as Paul in a concert version of Korngold's DIE TOTE STADT on September 10 in the Grand Palace Hall at the George Enescu International Music Festival Bucharest. Frédéric Chaslin will be in the pit. The George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing.
Bo SKOVHUS sings Ryuji Tsukazaki in a revival of Henze's DAS VERRATENE MEER on September 19/23/27 at the Vienna State Opera. Staged by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito. Simone Young conducts the Vienna State Opera Orchestra.
Kristina STANEK makes her role debut on September 4 as La Mère in Offenbach's LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN at the Hamburg State Opera, followed by another performance on September 19. Directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca. Musical direction: Kent Nagano. The Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra will perform.
The artist can also be seen as Olga in Peter I. Tchaikovsky's EUGEN ONEGIN on September 28 at the same venue. Director: Adolf Dresen. Musical direction: Axel Kober.
Georg ZLABINGER assists Christof Loy in his production of Britten's PETER GRIMES at the Theater an der Wien. Premiere: Saturday, October 16, 2021, with the ORF Radio Orchestra Vienna under the baton of Thomas Guggeis.