Selected news for October 2020 (in alphabetical order):

Cornel FREY sings Casimir Canefas in Offenbach's operetta SALON PITZELBERGER in a concert performance on October 30 at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. The Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra will be conducted by Marie Jacquot. Further dates in November/December.

Äneas HUMM will perform songs by Franz Liszt, Edvard Grieg, Johannes Brahms and Robert Schumann on October 4 at the Hemingway Lounge in Karlsruhe. Hartmut Höll will play on the grand piano.

The artist can be heard in a concert with music by Martha von Castelberg at the Musikfestival on October 10. Judit Polgar accompanies on the grand piano.

On October 30 he is Marquese d'Obigny in a concert performance of Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in a revival of the production at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. Dominic Limburg is the musical director, the Badische Staatskapelle will play.

Dimitry IVASHCHENKO makes his house debut as Prinz Gremin in P. I. Tchaikovky's EUGEN ONEGIN on October 25/28/31 at the Wiener Staatsoper. The conductor is Tomáš Hanus. Further performances will follow on November 3/6.

Johannes KAMMLER premieres as Papageno in Mozart's ZAUBERFLÖTE in a production of the Komische Oper Berlin on October 3 at the Staatstheater Stuttgart. Directed by Barrie Kosky and Suzanne Andrade. Hossein Pishkar conducts the Stuttgart State Orchestra.

Michael KUPFER-RADECKY is Kurwenal in Wagner's TRISTAN AND ISOLDE in a shortened scenic version and reduced orchestral version by Osamu Sasaki on October 11/18/25 and 31 at the Staatstheater Hannover. Constantin Trinks conducts the Lower Saxony State Orchestra.

Dean MURPHY sings in Lieblingsstücke II, a corona production of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, on October 10 and 22.  The singers will present excerpts from great operas from Mozart to Stravinsky by piano accompaniment. Presented by Markus Brück.

On October 25 the artist will be Dancaïro in Best of CARMEN. Musical direction: Stefan Blunier.

Rolf ROMEI will have his role debut as The Leper in Olivier Messiaen's SAINT FRANCOIS D'ASSISE in a production by Benedict von Peter at the Theater Basel. Performances on October 21/24/26/28 and 30. Further performances take place in November. Clemens Heil conducts the Basel Symphony Orchestra.

Jordan SHANAHAN makes his role debut as Jago in Verdi's OTELLO in a production by Anja Nicklich at Konzert Theater Bern. The artist will be singing the premiere on October 10 and the performance on October 18. The opera will be performed by the Bern Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Matthew Toogood.

Sergey SKOROKHODOV presents himself as Macduff in excerpts from Verdi's MACBETH in the opera gala VIVA VERDI! on October 4/9 and 11 at the Staatsoper Unter Den Linden under the baton of Simone Young.

JunHo YOU can be seen again as Tamino in Mozart's DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE at the Vienna Volksoper on October 16/21/21/25/30.

Due to COVID-19 the following productions were cancelled or postponed:

Torben JÜRGENS sings Don Fernando in Beethoven's LEONORE on October 11 at the Konzerthaus Freiburg, on October 13 at the Berliner Philharmonie and on October 14 at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg conducted by René Jacobs.

Kristina STANEK can be heard as Dryad in R. Strauss' ARIADNE AUF NAXOS at the Staatsoper Hamburg on October 24 and 27.

Lukasz ZALESKI sings Ismaele in Verdi's NABUCCO on October 10/16/18 and 25 at the Wroclaw Opera.